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‘Alaskan Bush People’ Is Renewed Despite Legal And Health Problems

The Alaskan Bush People family has had their share of problems in the last year, and it’s left viewers wondering about the future of the show. Discovery Channel has released a statement that puts speculation to rest. Alaskan Bush People family members Billy and Josh (aka “Bam Bam”) are facing 30 days of jail time... Show More Summary

Series Order Expanded as True Crime Genre Remains Hot

True crime continues to be a hot TV genre, with a series that has been performing well for Discovery Channel, “Killing Fields,” now having its episode order expanded. Discovery announced that it has ordered at least six additional episodes of...

Killing Fields gets double the episodes, but will also take a break

The Discovery Channel has doubled the number of episodes for its cold case, true crime reality series Killing Fields. Read this story »

Science Explains Why The 5-Second Rule Is Actually True

You may not want to pick up and eat food once you've dropped it on the ground. But the five-second rule is actually a real thing when the item and the  surface it falls onto are dry, according to the Discovery Science Channel's "The Quick and the Curious" show. Show More Summary

‘Violent reaction’ to Dual Survival’s new season, survivalist Bill McConnell

Both a producer and a star of the Discovery Channel's Dual Survival have defended the show's seventh season changes, especially the casting of primitive survivalist Bill McConnell, whose approach has irritated some of the show's fans. McConnell...Show More Summary

IMAX Pacts With Discovery Channel In Distribution Deal

IMAX Corporation today announced a distribution and marketing partnership, that will provides Discovery Communications’ Discovery Channel with 18 months of exclusive paid global television rights for up to 10 IMAX documentary films to...Show More Summary

Petition For Snoop Dogg To Narrate Season of Planet Earth Reaches 36K+ Supporters

A petition on to have rapper Snoop Dogg narrate and entire season of Planet Earth on Discovery Channel has reached 36,000+ supporters.

Science Channel Taps Caroline Perez As VP Development & Production

Discovery Communications veteran Caroline Perez has been named Vice President of Development and Production, Science Channel. This marks Marc Etkind’s first production/development hire since he was named General Manager of Science Channel...Show More Summary

Keith Morrison on his true-crime beat: 'I sort of had to be dragged into the murder business'

With so many murders to cover on the airwaves, it is a busy time for the king of true-life crime, Keith Morrison. This month alone, Morrison hosted an Investigation Discovery Channel special that challenged facts in Netflix's documentary series "Making a Murderer" (the latter exculpates convicted...


What if INVINCIBLE's Ryan Ottley took over Discovery Channel's Shark Week? Find out!

‘Chasing Ice’ Director Named Inaugural Sundance Institute Discovery Impact Fellow; ‘Drought’ Special Coming Later This Year

With Discovery Channel rolling out a new environmental themed series later this year, the Sundance Institute and cabler have chosen festival award wining Chasing Ice director Jeff Orlowski today to be the first recipient of the Sundance Institute Discovery Impact Fellowship. Show More Summary

Challenged By Cord Cutting, The Discovery Channel Seeks Redemption In The Wake Of Honey Boo Boo

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

In the quest for ad dollars and viewer eyeballs over the last decade, there's a laundry list of cable channels that veered off course, deciding that the quick and easy money made from airing shocking garbage was worth more than having a respected brand. Show More Summary

How Discovery’s Killing Fields is being produced in real time

It was in a diner in New York City's West Village that the Discovery Channel's first true-crime, real-time reality series Killing Fields took form. Actually, it was multiple diners, and the people sitting across the table from each other...Show More Summary

Discovery Channel seeking star of “Garage Rehab”

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars :

The (presumably abandoned) Litchfield Garage in Rio, Illinois. Photo by Pete Zarria. Have you ever run a successful auto repair business? Are you good with people? Do you think you have what it takes to be a star on the small screen? Want to add Fast and Loud’s Richard Rawlings to your speed dial list? […]

SharkCam helps researchers understand the predatory behavior of sharks

Although you might not think of Shark Week as anything more than an over-publicized TV event for the Discovery Channel to sell ads, it's helping researchers learn more about the underwater predators than ever. CNET reported this week...Show More Summary

‘Alaskan Bush People’ Stars Convicted In Oil Fraud Scheme

Stars of the Discovery Channel’s Alaskan Bush People have been pulled into court for attempting to defraud the state of Alaska, according to court filings and statements made by the Brown family. Billy Brown, 63 years old, spoke for the entire family, asking that he alone face charges, stemming from allegations that his family benefited... Show More Summary

Arrow Taps Howard Swartz To Build U.S. Biz; Studio Glam Sells ‘The Decision’ – Global Briefs

Arrow Media, maker of Investigation Discovery’s See No Evil, has named Howard Swartz as EVP of development and production. The former Discovery Channel exec will work with Arrow co-founders and joint Creative Directors, Tom Brisley and John Smithson, to drive the U.S. Show More Summary

This year’s Puppy Bowl features a virtual reality highlight reel

4 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Super Bowl 50 is less than a month away, which means that over at Discovery Channel, preparations for the big event are in full swing. The big event being the Puppy Bowl, of course. We’re up to the Puppy Bowl XII, folks. To commemorate this wonderfully cute occasion, the company has put together a highlight […]

Robotic vehicles offer a new tool in study of shark behavior

The dramatic video footage of a great white shark attacking the "REMUS SharkCam" autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) brought some of the highest ratings to Discovery Channel's Shark Week 2014 and went viral on the Internet. read mor...

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