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'Shark Wranglers': Great White In Danger

Posted 07.30.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Shark Wranglers" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on History) the OCEARCH crew were tagging a Great White shark on deck when something went...

Elizabeth Kuster

'Deadliest Catch' Captain Sig Hansen: 'Every Time We Leave The Dock With A Full Load Of Pots, I'm Afraid' | Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living

Sig Hansen has been captain of the crab-fishing vessel Northwestern for almost 20 years, and he and his boat have starred on the Discovery Channel's E...

Cy Young Autographed Baseball On 'Auction Kings'

Posted 07.06.2012 | TV

On the latest "Auction Kings" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery), Paul Brown found himself in possession of a baseball allegedly signed by legendary Major...

'After The Catch': 'Deadliest Catch' Special

Posted 07.04.2012 | TV

On the "Deadliest Catch" special, "After the Catch" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery), stars of the show talked about what it's been like since they los...

'Deadliest Catch': Danger For The Time Bandit

Posted 07.04.2012 | TV

There were some tense times for the crew of the Time Bandit on "Deadliest Catch" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery) Tuesday night. It was coming to th...

Federal Agency Squashes Mermaid Rumors

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green

In an effort to clear up any potential confusion on the subject of mermaids, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released a...

Alex Moaba

Kurt Sutter Previews 'Outlaw Empires,' Talks 'Sons' Similarities | Alex Moaba | Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

If Kurt Sutter's new docuseries "Outlaw Empires" (premieres Mon., May 14 at 10 p.m. ET on Discovery) sounds like a non-fiction adaptation of his hit F...

'Deadliest Catch': Ramblin' Rose's Engine Fails During Storm

Posted 05.09.2012 | TV

On "Deadliest Catch" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery) Tuesday night the young captain and crew of the Ramblin' Rose faced a potentially lethal problem. ...

'Deadliest Catch': A Grieving Son Struggles

Posted 05.02.2012 | TV

The untimely death of Captain Phil Harris in February 2010 rocked the entire "Deadliest Catch" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery) community, but none more...

Making Water Smarter

Posted 05.01.2012 | Green

John Cohn, from the Discovery Channel's The Colony and IBM Fellow tours Lake Champlain, the Champlain Water District and the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Sc...

Discovery Crashes Plane ... On Puprose

Posted 04.29.2012 | TV

Discovery Channel has crashed a plane in the Mexican desert for its new series "Curiosity." According to the network, a Boeing 727 passenger jet was d...

The Discovery Channel's Shameful Self-Censorship

Daniel Souweine | Posted 06.25.2012 | Media
Daniel Souweine

But there was one thing missing from the final installment of Frozen Planet: in 45 minutes, not a word was uttered about why all that Arctic ice is melting. Discovery has admitted to wanting to avoid criticism from climate change deniers.

Sad Farewell To Justin, On 'Deadliest Catch'

Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

The latest episode of "Deadliest Catch" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery) featured a highly emotional tribute as the crew of the Time Bandit said farewe...

'World’s Scariest Plane Landings'

Posted 04.24.2012 | TV

Discovery Channel's one-hour special, "World’s Scariest Plane Landings" (Mon., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery), was not for the faint-hearted or those with...

'American Chopper': Wiffle Ball With Aaron Rowand

Posted 04.24.2012 | TV

On "American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior" (Mon., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery), Mikey Teutul challenged Major League Baseball player Aaron Rowand to a game o...

What Did Jesus Do In His 'Lost Years?'

Posted 04.20.2012 | TV

On the Series Premiere of "Jesus Conspiracies" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery) scholars explored Jesus' so-called "lost years." What did he get up to ...

Exclusive First Look At Discovery's Epic New Series

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 04.19.2012 | TV

From snow-capped mountains to arid deserts, and all the lush forests in between, Discovery Channel has a gorgeous new series premiering in 2013 that z...

'Cash Cab' Canceled

Vulture | Posted 04.18.2012 | TV

Public transportation in New York City just got a lot less exciting. Discovery Channel has confirmed that they've canceled long-running taxi cab trivi...

Can Rich Folks Go To Heaven?

Aaron Daniel Taylor | Posted 06.13.2012 | Religion
Aaron Daniel Taylor

If I'm going to take Jesus seriously, then I have to conclude that it's very difficult for rich people to get to heaven. And as an American who lives a fairly comfortable lifestyle, I know he's talking about me!

Next Up For Cameron: Fighting Robots

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.06.2012 | Entertainment

Comedy Central already has "BattleBots," but that won't stop Discovery from getting into the nerdcore fightnight market. The network has announced tha...

Shark Week Is Officially Headed Back To TV

Posted 04.05.2012 | TV

Discovery Channel has just announced its 2012-2013 slate, and "Shark Week" is back for another run, promising to be even more exciting than last year'...

Cute Baby Polar Bears Get A Time Out From Mom On 'Frozen Planet'

Posted 03.20.2012 | TV

Parents everywhere watching the Series Premiere of "Frozen Planet" (Sun, 8 p.m. ET on Discovery) Sunday night empathized with a female polar bear as s...

7 Things We Learned From Alec Baldwin & 'Frozen Planet'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 03.17.2012 | TV

Discovery unveils its new seven-part series "Frozen Planet," from the makers of "Planet Earth" on Sunday, March 18. Narrated by "30 Rock" star Alec Ba...

Chill With Frozen Planet on Discovery

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The vision of a hapless seal being shaken off an ice floe by a school of hungry Orca whales is chilling. Or a pack of arctic wolves strategizing, isolating a bison, or a penguin becoming some creature's Happy Meal. And that's just above the sea's surface.

WATCH: Penguin, Sea Lion Play Desperate Game Of Cat-And-Mouse

Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.14.2012 | Science

Will the poor little penguin get away--or wind up inside the sea lion's belly? It's an obvious question for viewers of a video showing a gripping s...