A review of Discovery Channel’s Taking Fire, which takes us into combat in Afghanistan through first-person footage. The result is stunning and brutal.
An interview with Marty Raney about his Discovery Channel show Homestead Rescue, which he says is authentic. One couple featured, however, was not happy.
The Discovery Channel’s Shark Week returns Sunday for its 28th year, and now its second year in a row of focusing on entertaining with truth rather than fiction. This year’s Shark Week includes 16 specials plus a five-night talk show. Last year under, Discovery’s new leadership course-corrected and abandoned fake documentaries, resulting in Shark Week’s highest ratings ever. The most vocal… continue reading
American Tarzan, Discovery’s new competition reality series, sends seven men and women onto an island to tackle challenges produced by nature itself.
The Dual Survival season 8 cast has major changes: it’s kept Grady Powell for some episodes, but also added a pair from Naked and Afraid.
Shark Week 2016 dates have been announced, and the Discovery Channel also released a new and very weird trailer for the week-long event.
A review of Discovery’s Killing Fields, a series about the murder of Eugenie Boisfontaine, which is being investigated by retired detective Rodie Sanchez.
The Discovery Channel has doubled the number of episodes for its cold case, true crime reality series Killing Fields.
Both a producer and a star of the Discovery Channel’s Dual Survival have defended the show’s seventh season changes, especially the casting of primitive survivalist Bill McConnell, whose approach has irritated some of the show’s fans.
McConnell and Grady Powell, best known for being a cast member on National Geographic Channel’s now-cancelled Ultimate Survival Alaska, replaced fan-favorites Matt Graham and Joseph Teti, who’ve been on the past three seasons.
It was in a diner in New York City’s West Village that the Discovery Channel’s first true-crime, real-time reality series Killing Fields took form. Actually, it was multiple diners, and the people sitting across the table from each other were an Emmy-winning writer of Homicide: Life on the Street and an executive producer of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
The Discovery Channel enters the true-crime docuseries arena tonight with The Killing Fields, which debuts at 10 p.m. ET and follows an investigation into a cold case from 1997: the murder of graduate student Eugenie Boisfontaine.
Racing Extinction, a horrifying and compelling documentary from the director of The Cove, debuts tonight around the world on Discovery.
A reality TV show star was responsible for kids being prevented from going outside at school today because he lost his king cobra. Airplane Repo star Mike Kennedy lost the eight-foot king cobra, and his home is one-half mile from an elementary school, prompting kids to have to stay inside. Clarcona Elementary School’s principal told… continue reading
Shark Week 2015 encores this weekend with Discovery Channel’s first-ever Shweekend. It’s three new specials—MythBusters vs. Jaws (Saturday at 9), Shark Alley: Legend of Dynamite (Saturday at 10), and Air Jaws: Walking With Great Whites (Sunday at 9)—plus repeats and marathons all day long. But how did Shark Week do earlier this summer? Did the… continue reading
The Discovery Channel promotes Shark Week–which starts tonight–as “the most wonderful week of the year.” For the first time in two years, it’s possible that may once again be true. After airing fiction and then more fiction, the network’s new president awesomely declared fake shows are done. Ratings dropped last year, so there’s more than… continue reading