All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Discovery Channel’

Wasn’t A Man Supposed To Be Eaten Alive By A Snake?

Back on November 5th, Discovery Channel uploaded a video titled “Eaten Alive Sneak Peek”, which glimpsed at the promising voyage of a man seeking to be eaten alive by an anaconda. “We’re gonna get me inside of a snake,” said Paul Rosolie, a naturalist and wild life filmmaker dressed in some type of Tron-like jungle bomb-suit  (it’s a custom-built snake-proof …

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Man Eaten By Anaconda: Animal Activists Outraged Over Man in ‘Snake-proof’ Suit Eaten Alive by Snake on Reality Show

Animal rights activists are outraged over a man’s decision to suit up in a snake-proof suit and be eaten alive by an enormous anaconda constrictor snake. Self-proclaimed naturalist and wildlife filmmaker Paul Rosolie promises his audience to be eaten alive by the snake in a promo for the Discovery Channel special, Eaten Alive. Staff at The Columbus (Ohio) Zoo & …

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Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara Leave Mythbusters

In news that is sure to upset fans of Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters, show hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage announced last week that Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara will not be returning for the show’s next season. Known as the “build team,” Byron, Belleci, and Imahara began appearing on Mythbusters during the show’s second and third seasons. The …

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‘Mythbusters’ Co-hosts Are Leaving the Show After Ten Years

It’s the end of an era for Discovery Channel’s popular reality show, Mythbusters. Three fan-favorite myth busters, Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara, announced Thursday that they will be leaving the show after working on it for a decade. “Kari, Tory and Grant have been an incredibly important part of MythBusters for over a decade,” the Discovery Channel said …

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Bear Grylls Tests Celebrities’ Survival Skills

Bear Grylls is slated to star in a new survivalist series for NBC — and this time he’s starring with the stars. In the new series, Running Wild with Bear Grylls, the survivor guru will take celebrities one at a time off to remote locations around the world and test their survival skills for 48 hours. Set to premiere in …

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Mount Everest Avalanche Causes Wingsuit Stunt Cancellation

What was to be one of the most extreme wingsuit stunts in history has now been cancelled. The Discovery Channel this week announced that its upcoming Everest Jump Live program has been cancelled. The event, scheduled to take place on May 11, was cancelled out of concern for the families of the recent tragedy on the world’s tallest mountain. The …

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Amish Filmed Moving House by Hand

A small borough of a few hundred residents in Pennsylvania called Spartansburg is home to an Amish community that was recently filmed moving a 24′ by 36′ house by hand. Spartansburg resident Perry Clabbatz was amazed to see roughly 80 people carrying the structure off its foundation to a new location, and quickly whipped out his smartphone began filming the …

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‘Amish Mafia’ Star John Schmucker Sentenced

Amish Mafia star John Schmucker was sentenced to 3 months in jail and has to pay a $1000 fine because of his tenth offense of driving with a suspended license. It was less than a year ago when the young man appeared before a judge for a hit and run incident, as seen in the video above. It certainly sounds …

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Discovery Channel’s Fake Documentary Upsets Viewers

This week is Shark Week on the Discovery Channel and many viewers are upset about the fake documentary that was shown about the ancient giant shark Megalodon, called “Megalodon: The Monster Shark That Lives”. The documentary is a two-hour special discussing the possible return of a giant prehistoric shark thought to have been extinct for over two million years. Megalodon …

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Moonshine In Stores: Liquor Makers Cashing In On Notoriety

Moonshining is very much a part of the local culture in Southern and Appalachian communities. If you spend any time down in those areas, you’re likely to run into one or two people who will sell you some of the local specialty. Now stores are starting to sell the stuff, but it’s not exactly the real deal. The AP reports …

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Shark Week 2013 Gets an Incredible, Brutal Ad

R.I.P Snuffy the seal. You died a brutal, terrifying, amazing death for the sole purpose of getting all of us hyped about Shark Week. Discovery has unveiled an incredible new advertisement for Shark Week, the channel’s week-long celebration of all things shark. First broadcast way back in 1987, Shark Week is now shown in over 72 countries. Shark Week 2013 …

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Mermaids: The Body Found Documentary Still Fascinates

Mermaids have captured our imaginations for years now. From eerie stories about wild creatures luring sailors to their deaths to lovely fantasy tales about long-haired beauties grooming themselves on rocks, people can’t seem to get enough. When Animal Planet aired a documentary last year about a mermaid body being found inside a great white shark, viewers went nuts. And now, …

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