I Was Impaled
Fast food can kill you, and not just with salt and cholesterol.
Discovery Fit & Health's new series I Was Impaled, premiering Saturday at 10/9c, follows everyday people who have foreign objects accidentally lodged or pierced into their bodies and the groundbreaking medical techniques used to remove them.
Shark Week is almost here!
Celebrating its 25th year, Shark Week will kick off Sunday, Aug. 12 at 9/8c with Air Jaws Apocalypse. The special will pick up where the Emmy-nominated Ultimate Air Jaws left off, with shark expert Chris Fallows and natural history producer Jeff Kurr embarking on a quest to track a 14-foot great white named Colossus in Seal Island, South Africa.
Colossus certainly lives up to his name — even the other sharks fear him. The real question becomes: Are the filmmakers tracking him or is it the other way around? Check out an exclusive sneak peek of Air Jaws Apocalypse below:
How does someone decide to become a killer? That's one of the questions asked by Outlaw Empires.
Monday's episode of the Discovery docu-series tells the story of Nuestra Familia, an incredibly violent Latin gang that was founded in a California prison...
Soap opera scandals are about to come to life for All My Children's Susan Lucci.
Best known for her turn as Erica Kane on the ABC soap, Lucci has been tapped to...
Science took a dangerous turn Tuesday when the Mythbusters team had an experiment go awry.
The Discovery Channel show was testing out a ballistics experiment when their cannon misfired and launched a cannonball into a California neighborhood just east of San Francisco, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Bear Grylls and Jake Gyllenhaal
Will he be forced to drink his own urine?
Jake Gyllenhaal will guest-star on the season premiere of Man vs. Wild (Monday, July 11, 9/8c on Discovery) as he joins Bear Grylls on a two-day trek among ...
Discovery Communications will launch a new cable channel targeted at upscale males later this year, the company announced Thursday.
Exclusive: Science officially orders Season 2 of Ricky Gervais' An Idiot Abroad
Dubbed Velocity, the new network will feature programming about sports, cars, travel and adventure. It will replace Discovery's HD Theater and will be broadcast in more than 40 million homes when it launches in late 2011...
How did Ricky Gervais' next show, An Idiot Abroad, wind up on The Science Channel? Thank Karl Pilkington.
Fans of Gervais and Stephen Merchant's popular podcast (and subsequent HBO series) already know Pilkington is the pair's friend and longtime punching bag. In An Idiot Abroad — billed by the network as "the most elaborate practical joke-turned-social experiment in television history" — Gervais and Merchant send him to see the Seven Wonders of the world.
VIDEO: First look at Ricky Gervais' new series
Gervais explained why Pilkington has the makings of a Science Channel star. "Karl sees things very differently from the rest of us," he said via satellite Thursday during the Television Critics Association's winter previews. "He does investigate, he does do what science does and...
President Barack Obama, Jamie Hyneman
President Barack Obama is heading to Mythbusters.
In the Dec. 8 episode (airing at 9/8c on the Discovery Channel), the president asks co-hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage to explain how Archimedes set fire to an invading Roman fleet by using mirrors and the reflection of the sun.
Check out a sneak peek of the Commander-in-Chief's episode below: