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'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 Taylor | Posted 06.13.2012 | Religion
Aaron 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...

'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 ...