Um, yeah, something big just went down at Discovery Channel’s HQ. Apparently a gunman held several people hostage earlier today while we were all obsessing about silly Apple products. Long story short, the police shot the baddie and the hostages weren’t harmed. The guy had “concerns” about the Discovery Corportation. Our guess it has something to do with replacing David… → Read More
Scientist wannabes, rejoice!
Discovery Communications has released a Discovery Channel application on the iTunes App Store (link to the program), bringing heaps of video content produced by the popular non-fiction media company to the iPhone and iPod Touch. In addition to video clips, the app also boasts a collection of quizzes, photo galleries, programming schedules and updates from Discovery… → Read More
When it comes to Web video, short clips under three minutes still make up the vast majority of what people watch. But as the quality of video improves, more people will be willing to sit and watch streams of half-hour sitcoms, hour-long dramas, and maybe even entire movies. Already, there is some anecdotal evidence of this shift. Move Networks—which powers the media players and back-end… → Read More
U.K. mobile subscribers on either Vodafone or Orange UK will soon be able to watch mobile-only content from Discovery Turbo and Animal Planet. Each of these Discovery Network channels is making available exclusive made-for-mobile content as part of part of the Sky Mobile package. These launches are part of the re-branding of Discovery Network’s factual and lifestyle mobile TV offerings. → Read More