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2012-08-02 14:22:05

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Charisma Carpenter, best known for her role as Cordelia Chase on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off Angel, has signed a deal to host Investigation Discovery's new series, I SURVIVED EVIL (wt). The show will feature dramatically compelling and emotional stories of victims who fought back against their attackers and, against amazing odds, survived. The 10-episode first season of I SURVIVED EVIL is slated to begin filming in...

2012-08-02 14:21:15

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Velocity is officially restoring television's definitive car restoration franchise. Renowned design expert Chip Foose makes his return with the all-new OVERHAULIN' - featuring his most amazing and imaginative automotive builds yet. The revamped model of OVERHAULIN' premieres October 2 at 9 PM ET/PT on Velocity, Discovery Communications' network for the upscale male audience. As the father of the modern hot rod and head of the...

2012-08-01 02:25:35

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment, a leading producer of lifestyle media, will release Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Collection 7 on DVD under its exclusive home video license agreement with Travel Channel. Travel alongside Bourdain as he discovers places both near and far in Collection 7 of his highly acclaimed series, featuring unique dining experiences and the exploration of some of the world's lesser-known cultures. Bourdain visits a former Soviet...

2012-08-01 02:25:33

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment, a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced today the release of five new DVD titles this month under its exclusive home video license agreement with Discovery Communications. The new titles include: Dirty Jobs Collection 8; Deadliest Catch: Inside the Catch; Disaster Collection; Colossal Collection and Voices from the Front. Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs Collection 8Gain a new understanding and appreciation for the...

2012-07-26 02:25:27

NEW YORK, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans consume a stunning array of television which impacts their view of themselves, the world, and the marketplace. The annual Harris Poll EquiTrend® study measures the American public's preferences for some of the most lauded media brands. In addition to competitive analysis about powerful networks in the industry, Harris Poll EquiTrend shows TV executives where their brands are excelling or falling short in the eyes in of consumers. To view...

2012-07-23 06:23:51

MIAMI, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just because summer is coming to a close does not mean the fun has to stop. This August, as the kids prepare to go back to school, Discovery Familia enters the fascinating universe of words with WordWorld, an innovative series that introduces young viewers to the English language and reading skills and sets the groundwork for a bilingual generation. WordWorld premieres on August 6 at 3pm ET/12pm PT and will air Monday through Friday in the same time slot....

2012-07-11 02:24:03

COLUMBIA, Md., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbitron Inc. (NYSE: ARB) today unveiled the Promo OptimiXer service, a single-source, cross-platform ratings tool designed to help broadcast and cable networks evaluate the return on investment that radio and television 'tune-in' campaigns deliver in terms of audience ratings to the programs being promoted. Discovery Communications has already used the Promo OptimiXer service to gauge the impact of their multi-week, radio and...

2012-07-10 02:22:23

MISSOULA, Mont., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Forest Foundation (NFF) today announced the launch of its first national public awareness campaign to encourage Americans to get involved in the enjoyment and restoration of the nation's forests and grasslands. The campaign features a public service announcement, which will make its national primetime premiere on Discovery Communications' Destination America network at 8:00 pm ET on Monday, July 16. In a PSA created by Discovery...

2012-07-09 10:21:55

MIAMI, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery U.S. Hispanic, a division of the world's number-one nonfiction media company Discovery Communications, today announced quarterly viewership results for Discovery en Espanol that place the network's steady growth in its genres at the top of the U.S. Hispanic Pay TV ratings, with the highest 2Q audience performance in the channel's 14-year history. "This increase in viewership builds upon the network's solid performance over the last three years...

2012-07-02 06:23:16

NEW YORK, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam, Inc., a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced the release of Mysteries at the Museum Season 2 on DVD under its exclusive home video license agreement with Travel Channel. Ride alongside host Don Wildman as he explores America's wondrous museums, uncovering some of history's most enduring mysteries and reexamining the treasures that have been left behind. Going beyond the institutions' everyday exhibits, Season 2 investigates corners...