The Discovery Channel is closing up shop on one of its most popular shows. After 10 years, “American Chopper” will come to an end next month, it was announced Friday.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Planet Green is changing course. Its corporate parent, Discovery Communications, announced Wednesday that the cable channel will change its emphasis on nature and ecology and focus… More
Oprah Winfrey is used to running the show, whether it was her hit daytime TV program or the fledgling cable channel named for her and which she rules as chairman and chief executive.
Hearing about the blistering sub-zero temps and frigid frosts that the “Frozen Planet” crew endured while filming the upcoming Discovery series makes you wonder whether the show should be renamed “Survivor: Antarctica.”
Bang. Bang. Bang. It’s just another day on the set of “Unchained Reaction,” the first spin-off from special-effects gurus Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage since launching their gonzo experiment series “MythBusters” in 2003.
The claws are out in Discovery’s tangle with Bear Grylls. Discovery has terminated its six-year relationship with British TV personality Bear Grylls due to a contractual dispute, effectively canceling “Man Vs. Wild.”
Even though fans of “The Soup” mostly know about “Gold Rush Alaska” via its generous use of the term “glory hole,” the show is about real people risking it all in the hope of striking it rich, just like the people who traveled to California to do the same in the mid-1800s.
Oprah Winfrey’s OWN will continue to struggle for profits and viewers, according to the parent company’s annual financial report.
Oprah Winfrey earned the rare opportunity to convert her media charisma into a monogramed TV channel. Now she’s the one tasked with rescuing OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, after a disappointing first year.
UPDATE: Mike Rowe stopped laughing long enough to respond to TMZ’s story, telling the website that “I’ve wanted to sue myself for years now,” and that he’s prepping a suit… More