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…

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…

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…

Deadliest Catch Star Missing? Elliot Neese Absent in Season 9 Preview

For the past two seasons, Elliot Neese has been captaining the Ramblin Rose as the youngest captain on the Discovery Channel series Deadliest Catch. This season, however, Discovery has teased that Neese may have lost his job commanding the Rose.…

Discovery Channel Buys Revision3, Enters WebTV Fray

After a couple of days when rumors began to circulate that the Discovery Channel was in talks to purchase Revision3, an internet-only television network and distributor of original content, the two media companies apparently shook hands today and finalized the…

The Discovery Channel Tests Jet Disasters With 727

What happens when an airliner makes a crash-landing on solid ground, like, in a desert, for instance? Is it a survivable outcome? These are the kinds of questions the creative team from The Discovery Channel asked when they crashed a…

Amelia Earhart: Titanic Discoverer On Board For New Search

After she disappeared without a trace with her navigator, Fred Noonan on July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart has captured the fascination of millions as the mystery of what happened to her–and her plane–remain shrouded in shadows. Several extensive searches on…

Amazon, Discovery Communications Partner For Video Deal

Some of your favorite Discovery Channel and TLC shows are on their way to Amazon, as the online retailer has inked a deal with Discovery Communications to bring episodes from dozens of shows streaming to Amazon Prime members. “Discovery Communications…

The Mythbusters on Steve Jobs: “iGenius” Documentary to Air October 16th

The men with some of the best jobs in the world, the Mythbusters guys, will host an hour-long documentary on the life of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Discovery Channel has announced that Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will helm…

Netflix Grabs Discovery Channel Content For Streaming

Finally, there’s some (decently) good news for Netflix. They have announced that an agreement has been reached with Discovery Communications to “renew and expand” their streaming content contract. This means that Netflix streaming customers will have access to past seasons…