Introducing a New Generation to ‘Care Bears’

I was a stuffed animal addict as a kid. With hundreds of plush friends, my mom had to build an extra row of shelves around my room to house my ever-expanding collection which, as a child of the 80s, naturally included several Care Bears. It’s hard to believe that Tenderheart, Funshine, Grumpy and the other Bears made their debut 30 years ago, and now they’re making their return to TV…

Discovery Networks ‘Light It Up Blue’ & Raise Awareness for Autism

For the third consecutive year, Discovery Communications is joining Autism Speaks in marking World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 through the “Light It Up Blue” campaign. Animal Planet, Discovery Fit & Health, Investigation Discovery, The Hub, Military Channel and Velocity are joined by 23 other cable networks will run a 15-second PSAs about autism and will turn their logos and branding blue throughout the day. Discovery also raised awareness…

Get Into The Festive Spirit With The Hub’s Holiday Programming

If the barrage of Christmas music, sale emails, and holiday cards in your mailbox hasn’t been enough to get you in the holiday spirit, The Hub has a full schedule of holiday programming over the next week to get you in the mood. Here are some of the highlights: My Little Pony Friendship is Magic holiday episode, in which a Christmas pageant shows how a group of diverse creatures put…

New Episodes of ‘Family Game Night’ Return to The Hub This Friday

Dear The Hub: Thank you so much for your show, Family Game Night. My kids are addicted. They love watching other families compete in games they know and love — Connect Four, Boppit, Twister and others — and are absolutely enraptured whenever the show comes on the air. You’ve made road trips easier for us, and you’ve even improved my kids’ game-playing skills when we play them at home. I was…

Discovery Networks Unveil Upcoming Programming at TCA

The Beverly Hilton once again is the setting for the Television Critics Association’s summer tour, and this morning Discovery’s networks are presenting a series of panels — from the inspiring (and tear-inducing) Saved from Animal Planet to the growing business of of medical marijuana in Discovery Channel‘s Weed Wars. Diversity of programming is never a problem at Discovery and you can read more about the shows featured in today’s panels…

The Hub Arrives 10.10.10

We have been following the transformation of Discovery Kids into The Hub — Discovery’s kid- and family-focused network — with great excitement, and can hardly believe that the big day is finally here! Whether you have a pre-schooler curious about the world, a pre-teen looking to be inspired or a family looking to share entertaining shows, The Hub has a little bit of everything. This Sunday, October 10, viewers will…

Discovery Communications Unveils Upcoming Programming at TCA

This morning, Discovery Communications is presenting several panels to the Television Critics Association (TCA) as a part of their 2010 Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles. From a look at First Life by the legendary Sir David Attenborough to original and iconic series coming to The Hub on 10.10.10, there’s something to satisfy everyone’s curiosity. Click on the headlines below to read the announcements  made today and follow @DiscoveryComm for…