This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Congratulations are in order for Discovery Digital Networks‘ Seeker Stories who, last week, took home a 2015 Cynopsis Model D Award in the Food/Travel/Lifestyle Web Series category. Nice work, team! Here is some other news you may have missed from this past week: When Did Eco Documentaries Get So Slick? (Bloomberg) Discovery Preps Conservation-Focused VR Experiences (Realscreen) Tesla’s Elon Musk Presses for Action on Climate Change at ‘Racing Extinction’ Screening (Video) (The Wrap)…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! If you walked through our HQ this week you might have seen two things: Employees teaming up for our annual pro bono initiative, Creating Change Employees eating lunch on the roof for several consecutive days The first is completely normal and expected for this time of year. The second is not. And yet, we’ve all been practically jumping for joy these past few days – and not complaining! –…

Sharks, Cakes and Cars – Oh My! New Seasons Now Available on Hulu

I don’t usually like to get ahead of myself when it comes to the holiday season (this weekend I saw Christmas ornaments for sale and ran in the other direction), but today feels a bit like the holidays. There, I said it. But let me make my case. First, there are a BUNCH of new seasons of some of the most-well loved shows from Discovery, Science, Animal Planet, TLC and Investigation Discovery now…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Some big news coming out of this week for MythBusters fans: the well-loved series is coming to a close in 2016, with its final season premiering on January 9. Discovery’s longest running show, which premiered in 2003, has tested nearly 3,000 experiments over the course of 248 episodes. Fans can share their well wishes and farewells by using #MythYouGuys on social. Here’s some other news you may have missed this week: Discovery…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Several weeks ago, we announced that Discovery would premiere Racing Extinction to 220 countries and territories around the world on December 2. Beginning this week and leading up to its television debut, the film is playing in select cities across the country. Read what the New York Times had to say about the documentary (and head here to learn more about the film and its important message). We’ll be sharing lots more about Racing Extinction as…

This Week in Discovery Buzz…

This week began on a solemn note, with the untimely losses of three members of the extended Discovery family – Tim Samaras, Paul Samaras and Carl Young. They left their mark on the weather community and the world, working to learn more about tornadoes and how to improve our understanding of them to save lives. Personally, I had the chance to work with Tim while overseeing social media for Discovery…

Animal Planet’s ‘Tanked’ is Back, Welcomes Tracy Morgan

What do 30 Rock‘s Tracy Morgan, KISS and Petco all have in common? They’ve all been Tanked! Animal Planet’s popular series returns on Saturday at 9pm ET/PT with your favorite family of crazy fish tank designers, as the Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM) crew makes Tracy Jordan’s mantra to “Live every week like it’s Shark Week.” come true by installing a Jaws-inspired shark tank in Tracy Morgan’s home. NFL linebacker Bart…

They’re Back: ‘Tanked’ Returns to Animal Planet

What do you get when you combine two wacky brothers-in-law, some of the coolest aquariums you could ever imagine and all of the craziness of a family-owned business? Animal Planet favorite, Tanked. The show is back for a new season tomorrow and brothers-in-law Wayde and Brett are still up to their old antics. In tomorrow’s premiere, they guys head to New York to work on an, um, interesting request: building a…

Discovery Nets Unveil Upcoming Programming at Winter TCA Tour

Sunny Pasadena, California is the setting for the Winter 2012 Television Critics Association Press Tour, and today Discovery’s session will feature panels from several networks. You can read all the news by clicking on the links below and follow @DiscoveryComm and #TCA12 on Twitter for live updates from the Tour. We’ll also be sharing photos from our panels — featuring Morgan Freeman, Niecy Nash and more, as they happen on…