An interview with Marty Raney about his Discovery Channel show Homestead Rescue, which he says is authentic. One couple featured, however, was not happy. Read this story »
On television, sharks and other top predators tend to get a bad rap. Portrayed as fierce, insatiable killers during the Discovery Channel's Shark Week of programming, for example, the fact that humans are the ones pushing many shark...Show More Summary
A litter of baby meerkats in South Africa learn about the world outside their burrow under the watchful eyes of their mother, in this too-cute video from The Discovery Channel.
With a finely tuned focus on the important issues of the day, Fox & Friends took time out of a busy schedule last weekend to assuage fears that the Statue of Liberty could be a man. In a Discovery Family Channel documentary that aired on Sunday n… Read
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Wednesday, July 6. All times are Eastern. Top picks American Tarzan (Discovery Channel, 10 p.m.): From sharks to ape men—you do you, Discovery. “On a remote Caribbean island, seven challengers will take on Mother Nature’s most brutal obstacle course. Show More Summary
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Monday, July 4. All times are Eastern. Top picks Idris Elba: No Limits (Discovery Channel, 7/8/9/10 p.m.): Idris Elba is already usually the only top pick anyone needs, but now it’s just perfect timing: Four episodes of Idris Elba: No Limits are literally all the top picks you need tonight. Show More Summary
For some of us, the Discovery Channel's Shark Week is a toothy, clammy nightmare. For Blake Lively, who goes snout to snout with a CG shark in The Shallows, Shark Week is her happy place.Lively's Instagram has been peppered of late of pro-shark propaganda, from shark art to crazy Jaws-inspired ... More »
Fox News took time over the holiday weekend to assure viewers that a recent theory suggesting the State of Liberty was modeled after a man could not be true. According to an upcoming Discovery Family channel program, French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi may have used his brother as a model...
Battlebots on ABC at 8:00pm ET. Shark Week: Nuclear Sharks on Discovery at 9:00pm ET. One day I'm going to do an "Educational Channel Special or Vintage B Movie"? title game. But it might be impossible. Although perhaps that's what....
They caught a pregnant tiger shark. Very pregnant. Luckily for her, these are not fishermen looking for shark steaks, but a crew from the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. So what do you do with a pregnant shark? Give her a sonogram! (YouTube link) The images of the shark pups inside are pretty cool. Show More Summary
A Shark Week team with Discovery has just posted a YouTube video of what the channel calls "the first-ever footage of a great white shark napping." The narrator doesn't put it quite so definitively, but he does note that as the team observes the female shark's behavior change as daytime...
As Discovery Channel's annual Shark Week celebrates one of the ocean's most fearsome and interesting creatures, we complied a list of five of the strangest shark encounters from the past year.
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Wednesday, June 29. All times are Eastern. Top picks Shark Week: Deadliest Sharks (Discovery Channel, 9 p.m.): Shark Week just makes everything easier, so Shark Week top picks—here we come (again). Show More Summary
Coyote Peterson, the Discovery Channel star who may or may not have been born with that name, is an animal expert. This rescued baby toucan is an animal. Put them together and you have some truly expert adorability. Plus, the l'il toucan eats Froot Loops! Well, Froot Chunks. Show More Summary
With Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” in full swing and right on the heels of last week’s introduction of a new congressional bill restricting the trade in shark fins, the Obama administration has taken an additional action to help sharks. Show More Summary
We haven’t talked about Joe Teti recently. We first wrote about him about three years ago when we were curious about his career after his co-star on Discovery Channel’s Dual Survival, David Canterbury, was canned for lying about his military career. I guess that post influenced some people to dig further into Teti’s background than […]
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Monday, June 27. All times are Eastern. Top picks Shark Week: Shallow Water Invasion (Discovery Channel, 8 p.m.): Quick! Where’s Blake Lively?! Get it? Because “shallow”/The Shallows? Ah, you get...Show More Summary
In the past recent years, The Discovery Channel has taken a severe backlash from viewers over their inclusion of fictional content during the week, which has always been geared towards programming educational content. The purpose ofShow More Summary
Beginning this Sunday evening, June 26, the Discovery Channel will begin its 28th annual Shark Week programming, a virtual pop culture phenomenon that is dedicated to these famously carnivorous fish and has even spawned its very own shark-based drinking game! Shark Week is upon us. Show More Summary
This weekend, PETA will be flying a banner over beaches in advance of the return of Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week,” pointing out that fish, including sharks, have more to... The post PETA Flies ‘Shark Week’ Warning: Most Dangerous Predator in the Water Is You! appeared first on PETA.