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'Man vs. Wild' Canceled

Posted 03.13.2012 | TV

"Man vs. Wild" has been canceled. “Due to a continuing contractual dispute with Bear Grylls, Discovery has terminated all current productions w...

Marijuana Users Feel Less Dedicated To Work, Shocking Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.25.2012 | Business

Holy smoke! A recent study has some shocking news about the effects of marijuana use. Who'd have thought smoking weed would actually hurt work perform...

Donald Trump Tells 'American Chopper' Boss To Disinherit His Son

Posted 02.14.2012 | TV

The Donalds Trump Sr. and Jr. paid a visit to Orange County Choppers on "American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior" (Mon. 9 p.m. EST on Discovery) where the...

'World's Toughest Trucker' Team Rescues Two Injured People In The Outback

Posted 02.14.2012 | TV

"The World's Toughest Truck Driver" (Mon., 10 p.m. EST on Discovery) promises to take viewers on a tour of some of the most dangerous roads on earth, ...

FIRST LOOK: Donald Trump Does 'American Chopper'

Posted 02.09.2012 | TV

Donald Trump is in the market for a motorcycle and just where should he turn? To Paul Teutul Sr., a contestant on the upcoming season of "Celebrity Ap...

'Ragin' Cajuns': Deckhand Blue Removes Captain Trae's Stitches

Posted 02.08.2012 | TV

The commercial fishermen featured on "Ragin' Cajuns" (Tue.,10 p.m. EST on Discovery) are a tough bunch. They have to be, as make their livelihood plyi...

Shawn Stabbed In The Back (Literally) On 'Bering Sea Gold'

Posted 02.06.2012 | TV

The fortune hunters featured on "Bering Sea Gold" (Sun., 10 p.m. EST on Discovery) are a tough bunch, so when Shawn Pomrenke got injured in a bar braw...

Did 'Gold Rush Alaska' Crew Mine Enough To Turn Profitable?

Posted 02.06.2012 | TV

With running costs of $1,000 per day, Fred Hurt and his crew at Porcupine Creek will only start turning a profit once they extract at least 50 ounces ...

Costa Concordia Disaster Special Coming To Discovery

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 01.20.2012 | TV

The Costa Concordia Disaster is getting the Hollywood treatment. This spring, Discovery will premiere a special designed to dissect the devastating di...

Miracle On The Hudson Survivors Get Tattoos Together On 'NY Ink'

Posted 03.21.2012 | TV

On Thursday night's episode of "NY Ink" (Thurs., 9 p.m. EST on TLC) three survivors of a near-catastrophe, the crash-landing of US Airways Flight 1549...

Former 'Deadliest Catch' Captain Gets In Fatal Crash

Posted 01.19.2012 | TV

An Alaska fishing captain who appeared on the program that spawned Discover Channel's "Deadliest Catch" was sentenced to five years in prison as a res...

Lowe's Protested For 'All-American Muslim' Ad Pull

AP | By JEFF KAROUB | Posted 02.16.2012 | Entertainment

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Protesters descended on a Lowe's store in one of the country's largest Arab-American communities on Saturday, calling for a boyco...

David Moye

WATCH: 'Oddities' Success Bad For Petrified Cat Sellers

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 12.19.2011 | Weird News

Success has its price -- and for the stars of the Science Channel reality show "Oddities," that price is easily observable in the petrified cat market...

Oprah Turns To Black Audiences To Save Network

hollywoodreporter.com | Posted 12.09.2011 | Black Voices

Since the launch of her new television network in January 2011, Oprah has had difficulty matching the success she had with her talk show. But OWN exec...

Lucia Graves

'Weed Wars': New Reality TV Show Explores Oakland Medical Marijuana Dispensary

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.01.2011 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- The largest medical marijuana dispensary on the West Coast has opened its doors to a reality television close-up. The show, "Weed Wa...

Why Interest In Alaskan Gold Mining Has Surged

AP | By BECKY BOHRER | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

JUNEAU, Alaska -- Interest in gold mining in Alaska has surged, buoyed by high gold prices and the lure of a landscape that remains relatively unexplo...

Robin Williams On 'Your Body On Drugs' EXCLUSIVE Clips

Posted 11.18.2011 | Entertainment

Fast-talking Robin Williams often acts like he's on drugs with his manic brand of comedy, but this time he's narrating a druggy-filled hour for someth...

He's Baaaaaaack

ew.com | Posted 12.27.2011 | Entertainment

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News Corp., Discovery, K-Swiss Among Riskiest Companies: Report

Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

Investors looking for a low-risk investment likely know to stay away from News Corp. -- Rupert Murdoch’s media empire that was rocked by a phone hac...

WATCH Friday: Discovery Education Marks 9/11 With Spielberg Film, Panel Discussion

Posted 11.08.2011 | Education

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Discovery Education is hosting a panel discussion and screening of Discovery Channel's documentary series...

Shark Week Is Over, but Sharks Still Need Our Help

Ian Somerhalder | Posted 10.12.2011 | Green
Ian Somerhalder

Sharks deserve to be part of our lives for more than one week each year and many shark populations are on the verge of collapse due to a destructive practice called shark finning.

I'm A Shark! Shark Week!

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.01.2011 | Travel

Americans have many opportunities to get up close and personal with the wolves of the sea from the discomfort of outside their homes. From Long Island...

WATCH: Andy Samberg Talks Hosting 'Shark Week'

Posted 09.28.2011 | Comedy

"Live every week like it's Shark Week." -Tracy Jordan, poet and prophet Shark Week, which starts on Sunday, July 31 at 9 p.m., upon us. Soon, we wo...

The Strength and Success of Shark Week

Elizabeth Griffin Wilson | Posted 09.17.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Griffin Wilson

Our fear of sharks is simply irrational considering that you are more likely to be killed by a toaster than a shark. Unfortunately, we tend to fear what we do not understand. The fact is, we should be scared FOR sharks, not of them.

Documentaries Storm the Nation's Capitol at Silverdocs Festival

Michael Rose | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Michael Rose

What do Elmo, the New York Times, McDonald's coffee, transsexual tennis star Renee Richards, a chimp using sign language, electric cars, the real horse whisperer and Al Franken have in common?