Science Channel’s ‘Oddities’ Returns with New Episodes, Outrageous Items

Discovery Channel‘s Auction Kings introduces viewers to collectibles of all types — from classic cars to modern day memorabilia. However, the team at Gallery 63 certainly has never seen a Tibetan trumpet made of a human femur or a two-headed cat. Luckily, the folks at Obscura Anitiques and Oddiites in New York City have got us covered. Science Channel‘s Oddities is back with a second season Saturday at 10pm ET/PT…

Science Channel to Feature ‘An Idiot Abroad’ Fan Tweets on April 1 (No Joke!)

As a part of the social media team at Discovery, I have the pleasure of working with colleagues across the company on a wide range of projects. Tomorrow night (April 1) will be a first for me and for Science Channel, as we debut a live Twitter stream during the primetime portion of the April Fools’ Day An Idiot Abroad marathon. Today, I made the trip to our broadcast ops…

Discovery Plants ‘Seeds’ for Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture

This Creating Change post is from guest bloggers Megan Garafola, Digital Publicist for TLC, and Maia Kotlus-Gates, Digital Publicist for Investigation Discovery, Planet Green, Discovery Health & Military Channel. We’re nearing the end of our marathon of creativity, but stay tuned for a few more updates before we call it a night. The Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture is local nonprofit making a big splash in the Washington,…

Join Us Online as We Are ‘Creating Change’ Tomorrow

Our headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland is buzzing tonight as employees across the company make final preparations for Discovery Impact: Creating Change tomorrow. During the marathon probono event, 200 of the creative minds that support our networks and businesses year-round will lend their expertise to nonprofits in need of marketing, communications and creative services — and we will be keeping you updated on Discovery Blog, through @DiscoveryComm and the #ourimpact…

Of Meteorites, Men and ‘Meteorite Men’

Last month, we were lucky to have the Science Channel’s resident meteorite hunters, Geoff Notkin and Steve Arnold (aka the Meteorite Men), stop by One Discovery Place on their way to the USA Science & Engineering Festival, where they delighted scientists of all ages. And tonight at 9pm ET, Meteorite Men returns as polar opposites Geoff and Steve share their one common love – meteorite hunting. The series brings viewers…

Curl Up with ‘Hardcover Mysteries’ on Investigation Discovery

Tonight, Investigation Discovery is launching a new series, Hardcover Mysteries, that introduces viewers to eight New York Times best-selling authors who reveal the true-life crime stories that inspired their works. The premiere episode, airing October 11 at 9pm ET/PT, will take a look at a historical D.C. murder case that involved Washington elite, sex, politics and secrets, which also helped inspire David Baldacci’s first best-seller, Absolute Power. Baldacci will even be…

OWN Announces ‘Your OWN Show’ Hosts, Goes Social

Lots of news about OWN: The OprahWinfrey Network these days… First, the network announced today that Dr. Phil, Carson Kressley and Nancy O’Dell will help Oprah with Your OWN Show: Search for the Next TV Star, a competition reality show in search of the next daytime reality star. The show, produced by Mark Burnett and hosted by Kressley and O’Dell, will feature 10 contestants selected through online video submissions and…

Announcing the Winner of the ‘DC Cupcakes’ Sister Blog Contest: MsKianaC

With the premiere of TLC’s DC Cupcakes, we asked you to share your favorite memory of you and your sister together in our Sister Blog Contest. Katherine and Sophie from Georgetown Cupcake have a special sisterly bond, and it was exciting to see that many of you do as well. We received quite a few sweet, silly and inspiring stories in response…and today we are excited to announce the winner!…

Discovery Channel & Science Channel Take Comic-Con by Storm

Today’s post is from guest blogger David Tra, Digital Publicist for Discovery Channel & Science Channel, who just came back from San Diego to fill us (and you) in on all the mayhem at Comic-Con. What do Comic-Con International 2010 and Discovery Communications have in common? Discovery Channel and Science Channel both had a presence at the four-day event held in San Diego. Discovery Channel hosted panels for MythBusters and…

‘My Discovery’ Continues Celebration of Fans & 25 Years of Discoveries

In conjunction with Discovery’s 25th anniversary in June, we launched a new campaign, My Discovery — helping fans explore their “Big D” and “little d” discoveries. As a part of Discovery Channel’s Anniversary Week, we even featured 120 discoveries on air in primetime! Since launching the site, we’ve seen everything from the recent discovery of an ancient ship on the site of the World Trade Center to new food &…