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2014-05-06 12:26:56

The network gets ready for the epic tournament with a special programming that includes the new original production "Construyendo los Estadios" MIAMI, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just a few weeks before the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Discovery en Espanol goes beyond the playing field and takes a deeper look at Brazil's biggest engineering project in recent years in CONSTRUYENDO LOS ESTADIOS (Building the Stadiums). This new original production follows the upgrading and...

2014-04-30 12:26:41

--Produced Exclusively for Investigation Discovery's ID FILMS Strand by Filmmaker Nicole Rittenmeyer, OJ: TRIAL OF THE CENTURY Premieres on Thursday, June 12 at 8/7c-- SILVER SPRING, Md, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every era has its "crime of the century." The Lindbergh abduction, the Manson murders and JonBenet Ramsey have all gone down in history as crimes that defined their times. The one that stands apart is simply known as OJ: the murder trial of OJ Simpson was the most...

2014-04-28 23:02:03

Join us on May 4 for one last explosive MythBusters event; USF Engineers will be on site to show some creative combustions while learning the science behind the reaction (from a safe distance). From Hydrogen to Nitrogen, be ready to be blown away. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition, the Discovery Channel’s Emmy®-nominated series, is in its final two weeks at the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) in Tampa. The series has come to life to...

2014-04-17 23:05:25

Discovery Kids Dinosaur Puzzle & Play takes kids on a journey back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth through 16 puzzles and coloring pages. Available for $1.99 on the App Store, Amazon Appstore for Android, Google Play and the Barnes & Noble App Store for NOOK. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Cupcake Digital, Inc. and Discovery Communications introduce Discovery Kids Dinosaur Puzzle & Play, a new app that provides kids the opportunity to play and learn about a...

2014-04-15 12:26:34

The network premieres CACERIA HUMANA, a new production that is an extreme version of hide-and-go-seek MIAMI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery en Espanol launches the series CACERIA HUMANA (Manhunt) during its programming block, "Jueves de Aventura," featuring Joel Lambert, a former US Navy SEAL who was active in missions in Kosovo and Afghanistan. In this action series, a true cat and mouse game, ensues as Joel tries to escape the highly-trained tactical units of some of the...

2014-04-09 12:27:00

-- Investigation Discovery Presents the World Premiere of PISTORIUS ON TRIAL: NOWHERE TO RUN on Sunday, April 13 at 9/8c -- SILVER SPRING, Md., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exclusive documentary special to air on Investigation Discovery (ID), the parents of Reeva Steenkamp, the South-African model killed by Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, speak out in an in-depth interview about the loss of their daughter and being inside the courtroom in Pretoria, South Africa. Produced...

2014-04-03 12:21:26

--Velocity and Discovery Channel to Broadcast More Than 100 Hours of Live Coverage Beginning in 2015, and Discovery International Will Bring BARRETT-JACKSON to Audiences Worldwide-- NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Velocity, Discovery Channel and The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company announced today that the networks will serve as the exclusive television homes of BARRETT-JACKSON, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), beginning in January 2015. Velocity and Discovery...

2014-03-11 23:03:47

RealityTVStar.com announces a term deal with Discovery Studios to develop and produce unscripted TV series. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 “Discovery Studios is excited to partner with well-respected actor and producer John Ratzenberger and the team at RealityTVStar.com. We look forward to creating innovative and captivating TV together,” said Discovery Studios’ Head of Development Michael Masland. RealityTVStar.com was co-founded by actor and industry veteran John...

2014-03-11 16:25:03

Lifestyle, Sports, Politics, Faith, Arts, Paranormal, Science Channels to Roll-Out in the Coming Weeks/Months LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Gaspin, former chairman of NBC Universal Television, and Jon Klein, former president of CNN/U.S., are launching a new subscription-based online platform called TAPP, which will be home to scores of video networks built around personalities with super-fan followings. TAPP stands for "TV APP." TAPP channels will feature the...

2014-03-04 16:24:20

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at the 2014 Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference at 9:25 a.m. EDT on Monday, March 10, 2014, at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, FL. A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of Discovery Communications' website at...


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