Posts tagged as: Discovery

Discovery Gives the Go Ahead on New Egyptian Archaeology Series

Discovery has given the green light to Valley of the Kings, a docuseries which goes inside the first major excavation in Egypt in a generation. Valley Of The Kings takes place at Egypt’s famed burial ground of the pharoahs in a search for the lost tomb of an ancient royal. Led by renowned archaeologist Dr. […]

Discovery Releases First Trailer for Manhunt: Unabomber

The first trailer  for the Paul Bettany and Sam Worthington-led eight-episode event series Manhunt: Unabomber at Discovery is here! The story follows how the FBI captured Ted Kaczynski (Bettany), one of the most infamous criminal masterminds in the world better known as the Unabomber. Worthington is FBI agent Jim ‘Fitz’ Fitzgerald, one of the most decorated […]

Ben Bailey to Return as the Host of Cash Cab on Discovery

Emmy-Award winner Ben Bailey will return to host Discovery Channel’s Cash Cab in 2017. Bailey will continue to ambush unsuspecting passengers with a new spin. This time, they have the potential to be joined by celebrities. Bailey, who has hosted over 200 episodes of Cash Cab, rides around New York City traffic asking trivia questions […]

Harley and the Davidsons Turns In Big Ratings Numbers for Discovery

Discovery miniseries “Harley and the Davidsons” crossed the finish line with an average of 4.4 million viewers across its three nights, once live +3 day viewership is factored in, making the motorcycle drama the most watched single-network cable miniseries in more than three years, since History’s “The Bible.” According to the cable network, “Harley” was […]

Mythbusters to End After Season 14

Discovery’s “Mythbusters” will end after the next season. The series was created by Peter Rees and stars special effects experts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman. Using elements of the scientific method — and a lot of enthusiasm — it has tested theories and pop culture phenomenons as varied as whether a person could be sucked down […]

Discovery’s Shark Week Scores Ratings Wins

Discovery’s “Shark Week” again took a big bite out of the competition, with this year’s edition ranking as the highest-rated ever in many demos and lifting the network to No. 1 finishes for all of television in some of these categories. The network will issue updated Live+3 ratings later in the week, but in Nielsen’s […]

Comcast Accuses Firms of Engaging in Extortion for Merger Support

Comcast believes that a number of companies are trying to bully the cable and Internet provider in order to get favorable terms in exchange for their non-opposition of the merger with Time Warner Cable. In a response(PDF) to the comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over the proposed merger, Comcast thinks that companies […]

MythBusters Crew Downsizes for 2015

    Discovery’s MythBusters is plotting a new direction. As part of the shake-up, longtime investigators Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara have exited the series, “Kari, Tory and Grant have been an incredibly important part of MythBusters for over a decade. From explosions to car crashes to even more explosions, this trio has helped shape MythBusters into the Emmy-nominated series […]

Velocity to Drive Wheeler Dealers to America in 2015

Led by general manager Robert Scanlon, Velocity will launch a U.S. version of one of its flagship series, “Wheeler Dealers.” For the first time in the show’s history, hosts Mike Brewer and Edd China will dedicate an entire season of their series to America, leaving Britain, where the program is normally set. As usual, the duo […]

3Net Studios Reveals New Productions

The Sony – Discovery – IMAX joint venture 3net has revealed an initial slate of original 3D and 4K TV series and specials to be produced under its newly formed production arm. “Today’s announcement marks an important first step in our ongoing mission to meet the increasing global demand for high-quality, original 3D and 4K […]

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