DISCOVERY CHANNEL’S HIT ‘GOLD RUSH’ SPINOFF ‘GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER’





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 23, 2020

THE DAKOTA BOYS BATTLE IT OUT AGAINST MOTHER NATURE IN BRAND-NEW SEASON OF GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER PREMIERING NOVEMBER 13 ON DISCOVERY CHANNEL

All-new season of THE DIRT, the popular after show of #1-rated series GOLD RUSH hosted by Christo Doyle to premiere immediately following GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER

(Los Angeles) – Gold has soared to record prices this year, and the Dakota boys, Fred and Dustin Hurt are more determined than ever before to cash in. But, a late start to the season has shortened their mining window and record snowfall has the rivers raging creating the most dangerous mining conditions the crews have ever faced. It is an all-out, winner take all battle against mother nature in the brand-new season of GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER, premiering Friday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel. Following GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER, viewers can get the inside scoop from all the miners and dig deep into the best behind-the-scenes moments during the popular GOLD RUSH after show, THE DIRT premiering at 10PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel.

Fred Hurt has mined in Alaska for 17 seasons and even worked Porcupine Creek several years before the Hoffman crew and GOLD RUSH cameras ever turned up. He is a straight shooting, self-taught gold miner who has worked and fought with his son, Dustin since he was a kid. This season, Fred shocks everyone with his choice of dive site at the Trifecta, dredging twenty feet to bedrock on a hunch about a plunge pool filled with nuggets. But, at 76 years old, Fred knows this could be his last season diving for gold in Alaska and is determined to hit the jackpot and prove his son, Dustin wrong this year before he ends what could be his last season diving in Alaska’s raging gold creeks.

Just downstream from Fred’s Trifecta site, Dustin Hurt pushes his operation closer than ever to the edge, on his quest for millions in gold. Dustin sunk his life savings into buying a mile of claims along McKinley Creek back in 2013 and has since been on the hunt for life changing gold that will make that gamble pay-off. After finding a one-ounce nugget at the end of last season, Dustin needs to get back to Rockfall Ravine to clean out the jackpot that could change his life. He has the crew and the equipment to get to the places the old timers could never reach. He returns knowing he’s on the gold, he’s found the monster nuggets and is ready for the payday of a lifetime.

In addition to a thrilling new season of GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER, the popular GOLD RUSH after show, THE DIRT will return for a brand-new season and feature new insight and unexpected moments from the miners across Discovery Channel’s entire GOLD RUSH universe. Hosted by bona fide GOLD RUSH expert, Christo Doyle, THE DIRT gives viewers access to the GOLD RUSH universe like never before – miners reveal what happens when the cameras aren’t rolling and divulge the other side of mining in the wilderness. In addition, THE DIRT engages GOLD RUSH superfans on a whole new, personal level, providing some the opportunity to talk with the miners and ask them anything.

In addition to watching the series on Discovery, audiences can check out new episodes of GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER on the Discovery GO app. Viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #GoldRush as well as follow GOLD RUSH on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for the latest updates.

GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER is produced for Discovery Channel by Raw Television, where Dimitri Doganis, James Bates and Tim Dalby are executive producers, Ben Allen and Keith McCormick are series producers and Adam Hayes is Head of Production – Gold Rush Programming. THE DIRT is produced for Discovery Channel by Discovery Creative and Public School Productions with Christo Doyle, Mary Baquet and Matt Katzive as executive producers and Brent Butler as co-executive producer. For Discovery Channel, Carter Figueroa is executive producer and Greg Wolf is coordinating producer.

About Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 88.3 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 215 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com.

About Discovery

Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.



Discovery Family Channel Introduces the Next Magical Chapter in the My Little Pony Universe





Discovery Family Channel Introduces the Next Magical Chapter in the My Little Pony Universe with Brand-New Series “My Little Pony: Pony Life”
The Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, and Pinkie Pie – are back with an all-new series featuring brand-new adorable character designs inspired by Japanese Chibi-style animation.
[via press release from Discovery Family Channel]
DISCOVERY FAMILY CHANNEL INTRODUCES THE NEXT MAGICAL CHAPTER IN THE MY LITTLE PONY UNIVERSE WITH BRAND-NEW SERIES “MY LITTLE PONY: PONY LIFE”

– New 26-episode Animated Series Featuring Fresh Character Designs & Revamped Storylines Explores the Funny Side of Friendship Beginning Saturday, November 7 at 11:30/10:30c –

(Miami, FL) – Good things come in small packages! The Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, and Pinkie Pie – are back with an all-new series featuring brand-new adorable character designs inspired by Japanese Chibi-style animation in MY LITTLE PONY: PONY LIFE, premiering Saturday, November 7 at 11:30/10:30c on Discovery Family. The eOne produced series will also stream live and on demand on Discovery Family GO, the network’s TV Everywhere app.

Featuring the same iconic voice actors who made the Mane 6 famous in the mega-hit MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC, the new MY LITTLE PONY: PONY LIFE series is a departure from the Equestria that viewers were introduced to in 2010. Featuring a more playful tone combined with completely reimagined characters, MY LITTLE PONY: PONY LIFE explores the funny side of friendship set in Sugarcube Corner – the center of the world and home away from home for the ponies. Here, Pinkie Pie serves up frosted cupcakes to the best customers in the world – her friends! Together, the Mane 6 run into all sorts of cupcake conundrums, delicious disasters, and magical mishaps. And thanks to a mysterious source of magical potions, everyday adventures are about to get really ridiculous!

Each 11-minute bite-sized episode of MY LITTLE PONY: PONY LIFE features playful stories grounded in modern-kid dilemmas with over-the-top humor and tons of magic. Viewers should expect the unexpected with dialed-up personalities, energy and tone. Plus, each pony now has a signature “adorability” power that boosts their personality in an outrageously wacky way! In the series premiere episodes titled “Princess Probz & The Best of the Worst,” the ponies help Pinkie Pie audition for a televised cooking competition called the Royal Jelly Juggernaut. But when the rest of the Mane 6 are caught in a sticky situation, Pinkie Pie has to audition all on her own. Later, Rainbow Dash’s competitive spirit is put to the test when a new pony challenges her to a contest unlike any other: being the best of the worst!

MY LITTLE PONY: PONY LIFE is produced by eOne for Discovery Family. Stephen Davis is the Executive Producer. To learn more, go to www.discoveryfamilychannel.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DiscFamily and on Twitter @DiscoveryFamily. For My Little Pony and Pony Life, visit www.mylittlepony.com or find out more on Facebook and Instagram.

About Discovery Family

The leading television destination for families in the United States, Discovery Family is available in more than 47 million U.S. homes and is a joint venture of Discovery Communications and Hasbro. Discovery Family is programmed with an inspirational mix of family-friendly series and popular animation franchises, including MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC, LITTLEST PET SHOP and the Emmy-winning TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS. Families can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere through Discovery Family GO – the network’s TV Everywhere app offering live and on demand access to your favorite Discovery Family series and specials. For 2020-to-date, Discovery Family ranks as the #1 most co-viewed kid’s network among Kids 2-11 watching with an Adult 18-49 in Total Day and Prime.

About eOne

Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne’s expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity. eOne brings to market both original and existing content, sourcing IP from Hasbro’s portfolio of 1500+ brands, and through a diversified network of creative partners and eOne companies including: international feature film distribution company Sierra/Affinity; Amblin Partners with DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; Makeready with Brad Weston; unscripted television production companies Renegade 83, Daisybeck, Blackfin and Whizz Kid Entertainment; live entertainment leaders Round Room Live; world-class music companies Audio Network, Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.



DISCOVERY’S #1 RATED AND MOST WATCHED SERIES “GOLD RUSH” RETURNS





DISCOVERY’S #1 RATED AND MOST WATCHED SERIES “GOLD RUSH” RETURNS FOR AN ALL-NEW SEASON FRIDAY OCT. 23

-Special Two-Hour Season Premiere Begins at 8PM ET/PT-

-Ex-Special Forces Medic and Greenhorn Miner, Fred Lewis, Joins GOLD RUSH-

When a global pandemic shut down the world in March 2020, markets crashed and rocked the U.S. economy. However, with economic uncertainty comes great opportunity for those who can seize upon the moment. And in the goldfields across North America, the opportunity of a lifetime awaited as gold prices spiked to record highs and the price of fuel, a miner’s biggest expense, bottomed out. In this all-new season of GOLD RUSH, seasoned gold miners are joined by greenhorn miners eager to forge their own destinies and gamble like never before in pursuit of the greatest pay day of their lives. The all-new season of GOLD RUSH premieres with a two-hour special Friday Oct. 23 at 8PM ET/PT and will continue to air Fridays at 8PM ET/PT for the remainder of the season.

Gold miners Parker Schnabel, Tony Beets and Rick Ness take massive gambles this season as they face the worst time crunch ever as the gold fields opened two months late because of COVID-19. And joining GOLD RUSH this season is ex-special forces medic and greenhorn miner Fred Lewis who takes his destiny into his own hands as he strikes out with a band of out of work veterans in the hopes to hitting it big in the gold fields of Oregon.

Parker Schnabel arrives in the Yukon one month late with massive ambitions to expand his mining business beyond the Klondike. His goal is to bank enough gold to buy new ground and he’s determined not to let the COVID-19 pandemic slow him down. As soon as he can, Parker assembles his crew and doubles down – opening two enormous operations. This season, Parker will rely more than ever on his crew to keep his operation running while he heads out to prospect new ground in Alaska and beyond. But with gold prices spiking, the cost of rich ground also goes up, so the pressure is on co-foremen Mitch and Brennan, and rookie plant boss Tyson to battle breakdowns and disasters to make the team enough gold to afford new ground.

After two seasons of missed goals, Tony Beets is ready to take advantage of the perfect mining conditions. If he can identify the last of the virgin ground on Paradise Hill, this could be a record season for him, ensuring the success of the future Beets generation. Tony is determined to hit his goal of mining out the massive Mega Cut in just one year. It’s an ambitious engineering feat that require the Beets family to move massive tons of earth. To be successful, Tony will have to dig deep into his arsenal of mining equipment.

Rick Ness can’t afford another season of failures. For years he has worked with mining prodigy Parker Schnabel, rising to rank of foreman. Two years ago, Rick struck off on his own. After a strong debut, he suffered a major setback last year and lost all his profits, leaving him in the position to barely break even. To make matters worse, half his crew deserted him. Rick treads a troubled track; if he doesn’t turn a profit this year, his mining career is over. And he starts the season behind schedule with just two of his buddies to help him get started. But this time Rick will not let the challenges stop him from achieving success. With Karla and Kruse, he heads to new ground in the mountains above Keno – the land of massive nuggets – for his last shot at striking it rich in gold.

As millions of Americans face unemployment during COVID-19, special forces veteran and rookie miner Fred Lewis risks everything and heads to the mountains of Oregon looking for a gold mine of his own. With fellow veteran and experienced miner Kendell Madden, Fred leases a piece of ground with huge prospects. When his test run shows good gold, they assemble a band of down on their luck ex-servicemen and women eager to turn around their fortunes. Following in the footsteps of countless Americans who’ve sought their fortune in the wilderness, this band of brothers will be tested like never before on their quest to control their own destinies and hit the motherlode.

This season of GOLD RUSH is unmatched. Gold miners are essential workers, and as the four gold miners and their crews battle the time crunch and elements in the hope of finding millions of dollars in gold during a global pandemic, one thing is certain. Once gold fever strikes, these crews will never give up.

In addition to watching the series on Discovery, viewers can check out new episodes each week on DiscoveryGO. Viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #GoldRush and follow Gold Rush on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest updates.

GOLD RUSH is produced for Discovery Channel by Raw Television, where Dimitri Doganis, James Bates, Mike Gamson, and Tom Sheahan are executive producers. For Discovery Channel, Carter Figueroa is executive producer and Greg Wolf is coordinating producer.

About Discovery Channel
Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 88.3 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 224 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com.

About Discovery
Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.



THE KILCHER FAMILY HOMESTEAD IS PUT TO THE ULTIMATE TEST





THE KILCHER FAMILY HOMESTEAD IS PUT TO THE ULTIMATE TEST IN LANDMARK 10TH SEASON OF ‘ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER’ PREMIERING OCTOBER 25 ON DISCOVERY CHANNEL

(Los Angeles) – This season, the Kilcher family will have to dig deep to overcome a number of challenges. With a potentially explosive summer wildfire season on the horizon and a global pandemic reaching Alaska, the Homer natives must work together to ensure that they can continue to survive and thrive on the homestead that Yule Kilcher established 80 years ago. The brand-new season of ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER premieres Sunday, October 25 at 8PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel.

Life is always unpredictable on the homestead, but this season when the Covid-19 pandemic hits Alaska, the Kilchers must adapt and rely on each other like never before. When film crews must be evacuated, the Kilchers step up to the challenge and decide to continue to self-film their lives and the day-to-day mayhem of the homestead, and we see the family in a whole new way.

This season, with hunting off the homestead put on hold during the pandemic, Jane works to help fill the family’s freezer with fish and becomes the main provider of meat this summer. And after seeing so many locals hit hard economically, Eve plants a massive summer garden that is large enough to supply both the homestead and Homer’s food bank with fresh fruits and vegetables. Meanwhile, August takes the opportunity to follow in his grandfather Yule’s footsteps as a filmmaker and document this unprecedented time on camera.

And the Kilchers work to overcome other difficulties as well. As Atz Sr. plans to rebuild the first cabin his family ever lived in on the homestead, he suffers from several health scares that threaten to sideline this important project. Atz Lee devotes the summer to building a new off-grid cabin in the backcountry, but is plagued by crippling episodes of PTSD from his life-threatening fall several years ago. Helping Atz Lee with both the build and his PTSD is his 19-year-old son, Etienne, who became a man in his father’s eyes this summer. Otto, Charlotte and their 23-year-old son August must contend with two complicated cattle drives during the pandemic, as well as an emergency on Kilcher road after a rainstorm threatens to wash out the only passage to the homestead. And Eivin, with his wife Eve and two young children at home, severely cuts his leg and must be rushed to an emergency doctor for help. This year, for the first time ever, the outside world comes crashing into the homestead, and the Kilchers rally to protect their way of life for the future.

In addition to watching the series on Discovery, viewers can check out new episodes of ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER each week on the Discovery GO app. Viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #ATLF, and follow ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates.

ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER is produced for Discovery Channel by Discovery Studios. For Discovery Studios, Molly Mayock, Sandy Varo Jarrell and Suzanne Rauscher are executive producers. For Discovery Channel, Gretchen Morning is executive producer and Cameron Doyle is coordinating producer.

About Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 88.3 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 224 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com.

About Discovery

Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.



THE ULTIMATE MASTER CLASS IN HOMESTEADING – ALL NEW SERIES





THE ULTIMATE MASTER CLASS IN HOMESTEADING – ALL NEW SERIES
HOMESTEAD RESCUE: RANEY RANCH
PREMIERES OCTOBER 6 ON DISCOVERY

For years the Raney family has helped novice homesteaders around the country save their homesteads from brink of failure and helped to bring their dreams of living off the grid to life. Now, inspired by years’ worth of rescues, Marty Raney will attempt his greatest recue of all – his very own 40-acre homestead. In an all new series, HOMESTEAD RESCUE: RANEY RANCH, the Raneys take on the most ambitious project the family has ever attempted, to build a multi-generational homestead.

HOMESTEAD RESCUE: RANEY RANCH premieres Tuesday, October 6 at 8pm ET/PT on Discovery. In addition to watching the series on Discovery, viewers can stream each episode by downloading the Discovery GO app. Viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #HomesteadRescue and follow Discovery on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest updates.

After countless rescues taking them around the country much of the year, the Raneys find themselves overdue for a little saving themselves. Marty has decided to build their dream log cabin on a previously inaccessible part of the land where it will sit 300-feet up on a cliff. The new location will give him access to previously unattainable resources and become the hub to a multi-generational paradise equipped with green house, garden, workshop, and cabins for his kids.

In the season premiere, Marty must get creative to get thousands of pounds of vital gear and materials across a raging river to his property to begin the epic project. He decides to attempt the risky crossing in his work truck which proves much more dangerous than he expected.

With only 6 weeks to complete the project before getting back on the road to rescue others, Marty must put decades of homesteading expertise to the test, as the Raneys must fight the clock, the elements, and the ‘cliffs of insanity’ to complete the new and improved Raney Ranch. Will this be the ultimate master class in homesteading, or has Marty finally met his match?

HOMESTEAD RESCUE is produced for Discovery by All3Media America and Raw Television. For All3Media America, Tim Pastore, Rebekah Fry and Tim Eagan serve as Executive Producers. For Discovery, John Slaughter serves as Executive Producer, and Jessica Mollo serves as Associate Producer.

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About Discovery Channel
Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 88.3 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 224 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com.

About Discovery
Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.

About All3Media America
All3Media America is the U.S. arm of global independent television, film and digital production group All3Media. With teams in Los Angeles and New York, All3Media America’s portfolio companies are responsible for hits that include the Emmy Award-winning Undercover Boss for CBS, the Emmy Award-winning United Shades of America for CNN, Chrisley Knows Best for USA, 24 Hours to Hell and Back with Gordon Ramsay for FOX, and Uncharted for National Geographic, the Emmy Award-winning Cash Cab for Discovery, Worst Cooks in America for Food Network and Betrayed for Investigation Discovery. All3Media’s unique federal structure, a model followed in both the U.S. and worldwide, encourages the creative and strategic independence of its growing roster of production companies. Today comprised of 40 global production companies and counting, All3Media is one of the largest production houses in the world. All3Media is owned jointly between Discovery Communications and Liberty Global.



DISCOVERY PARTNERS WITH TEAM DOWNEY AND GLEN ZIPPER ON FOUR PART EVENT WILDLIFE SERIES THE BOND





DISCOVERY PARTNERS WITH TEAM DOWNEY AND GLEN ZIPPER ON FOUR PART EVENT WILDLIFE SERIES THE BOND

September 23, 2020 – New York, NY – Discovery Channel has greenlit a new wildlife series THE BOND, it was announced today by the network. Executive produced by Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey and Emily Barclay Ford of Team Downey and writer/producer, Glen Zipper, co-author of the novel Devastation Class and creator of “Dogs” on Netflix; the four-part series takes an intimate look at the unique bond between animals and humans, spotlighting these relationships in its purest forms. Spanning the globe, THE BOND tells the remarkable, moving, and surprising stories of men, women, and children bonding deeply with animals that we might think of as wild. These animals were never meant to be domesticated, but because of the extreme circumstances that often arise in the modern world, they were forced into close contact with human beings – and both animal and human had to adapt in sharing our increasingly fragile planet.

“What I love about THE BOND is it celebrates the special relationships between people and unusual animals: showing how in many ways they rescue each other. We are excited to get the opportunity to partner with the Downeys and Glen Zipper on this joyful project,” says Nancy Daniels, Chief Brand Officer, Discovery and Factual.

“The Bond reminds us that beauty, connection and hope can be born out of the most adverse and challenging circumstance in our world. As animal lovers, we are thrilled to partner with Glen Zipper and Discovery to capture these incredible stories,” states Team Downey’s Susan Downey.

“Our connections with our beloved pets are strong and familiar, but humanity’s bond with animals goes far beyond just dogs and cats, sometimes manifesting in truly extraordinary ways,” said Glen Zipper. “I’m thrilled to be partnering with Team Downey and Discovery to explore these special relationships, and the often inspiring and surprising stories of how we intersect with our many other cohabitants in nature.”

Viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #TheBond and follow Discovery on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest updates.

THE BOND is produced for Discovery by Team Downey and Glen Zipper. For Team Downey Films, executive producers are Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey and Emily Barclay Ford; Glen Zipper and Sean Stuart also serve as executive producers. For Discovery Channel, Howard Swartz is executive producer.

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About Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder,diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 88.3 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 224 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com.

About Discovery

Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.

About Team Downey

Team Downey is an entertainment company founded by Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey that produces film, television and digital properties. A two-time Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner, Downey Jr. is perhaps best known for his performance in the title role of the blockbuster franchise “Iron Man.” Susan Downey is a prolific film producer who has collaborated with many of the industry’s most renowned talents on a diverse list of films including, but not limited to, “The Brave One,” “Gothika,” “House of Wax” and “Orphan.” Together, the pair have collaborated on numerous notable projects, including the action adventure franchise “Sherlock Holmes,” which garnered over $1 billion worldwide, the cult classic “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” and “The Judge.” Team Downey recently produced the family adventure film “Dolittle” for Universal, which featured an all-star cast with Downey Jr. in the title role. Currently, the company is in pre-production on the STX psychological thriller “A Head Full of Ghosts,” starring Margaret Qualley with Scott Cooper directing. On the television side, Team Downey has a first-look deal with HBO. Under the pact, Team Downey recently produced “Perry Mason,” which premiered to great success on June 21 becoming HBO’s most-watched series debut in nearly two years and was recently renewed for a second season. Additionally, Team Downey is producing the upcoming “Sweet Tooth” series for Warner Bros. Television/Netflix, the HBO drama “Sphere” based on the Michael Chrichton novel of the same name, and the company recently received a straight-to-series order on an untitled drama series for Apple based on Michael Lista’s Toronto Life article “The Sting,” and Earlier this year, the company released its eight-episode docuseries “The Age of A.I.” for YouTube Originals. Since its premiere, “The Age of A.I.” has become one of YouTube’s most successful original series with an extraordinary viewership across more than 100 countries and every continent.

About Glen Zipper

Glen Zipper is a writer and Emmy Award-winning producer, founder of Zipper Bros Films and formerly an Assistant Prosecutor in Hudson County, New Jersey. He is the co-author of the new science fiction novel, DEVASTATION CLASS and producer of the forthcoming Netflix Original documentary series CHALLENGER: THE FINAL FLIGHT in collaboration with Bad Robot.

Additionally, Glen produced the Academy Award® winning documentary UNDEFEATED and Executive Produces the hit Netflix Original documentary series DOGS. Glen also recently produced HBO’s SHOWBIZ KIDS directed by Alex Winter (Bill and Ted Face the Music), TREAD directed by Paul Solet, THE BILL MURRAY STORIES directed by Tommy Avallone. WITH DRAWN ARMS directed by Glenn Kaino and Afshin Shahidi and won an Emmy® for Executive Producing the HBO two-part event documentary feature WHAT’S MY NAME: MUHAMMAD ALI, directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, The Equalizer).

Glen’s other prior credits include the Grammy Award®-winning FOO FIGHTERS: BACK AND FORTH directed by Academy Award® winning director James Moll, and the Emmy Award®-winning GEORGE HARRISON: LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD directed by Academy Award® winning director Martin Scorsese.



DISCOVERY CHANNEL AND CAL FIRE TAKE VIEWERS TO THE FRONTLINES OF CALIFORNIA’S WILDFIRES





DISCOVERY CHANNEL AND CAL FIRE TAKE VIEWERS TO THE FRONTLINES OF CALIFORNIA’S WILDFIRES IN BRAND-NEW SERIES, ‘CAL FIRE,’ PREMIERING 4Q 2020

AN EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK OF THE SERIES TO AIR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

(Los Angeles) – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) is dedicated to fire prevention and protection of California’s privately and publicly-owned wildlands and is the lead agency battling the wildfires currently burning across California – the worst in the state’s history. The men and women fighting on the frontlines are true heroes and now, Discovery Channel, in partnership with Cal Fire is bringing their battle on the fire lines to viewers at home in the brand-new multiplatform series, CAL FIRE premiering 4Q 2020. The network will also air a first look on Tuesday, September 22 at 10 PM ET/PT that delivers an in-depth view at the current wildfires ablaze throughout California. Viewers can follow the heroic firefighters during wildfire season now on the GO Original series CAL FIRE on the Discovery GO app or at Discovery.com/CalFire.

In the series, multiple camera crews have been embedded with Cal Fire’s frontline firefighters across the state – from Shasta in the North to San Diego in the South for the past three months, deploying cutting edge technology including fire-resistant helmet cameras to bring viewers an ultra-immersive perspective on the blazes. Crews had to undergo “Red Flag” training and were equipped with special protective gear in order to accompany the firefighters on the fire lines. During California’s most destructive fire season ever, Cal Fire has deployed all of its 7,000 firefighters, and the worst is likely yet to come as they prepare for the fast-approaching Santa Ana wind season in Southern California. With more than 3.5 million acres burned, 6000 homes destroyed, and more than two dozen lives lost, Cal Fire is waging war on the catastrophic fires.

The series will also dive deep into the stories behind the men and women of Cal Fire who have sacrificed their own lives to protect others. Many firefighters haven’t been home to see their families in weeks as they constantly put the public’s needs above their own and do everything possible to keep others safe.

“California is experiencing one of the most catastrophic fire seasons in the state’s history and we felt a responsibility to bring the heroic stories of those fighting on the frontlines to our viewers,” said Nancy Daniels, Chief Brand Officer, Discovery & Factual. “These courageous men and women put their lives on the line everyday battling wildfires and dealing with effects of climate change first-hand.”

“The men and women of Cal Fire are working round the clock to keep the people of California safe. We are gratified that Discovery has recognized our sacrifice and contribution by making this series,” said Tim Edwards, President, Cal Fire Local 288.

Adds Executive Producer Terence Wrong, “Cal Fire is one of the country’s most elite firefighting and rescue agencies, recognized the world over for their ability to respond to natural disasters. We are honored they chose us to showcase their work and tell their story.”

In addition to watching the series on Discovery, viewers can check out new episodes of CAL FIRE each week on the Discovery GO app. Viewers can follow these heroic firefighters during wildfire season now on the GO Original series CAL FIRE, available on the app or at Discovery.com/CalFire. Join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #CalFire, and follow Discovery on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest updates.

CAL FIRE is co-produced by Triage Entertainment and Third Force Productions for Discovery Channel. Pat McGee, Terence Wrong, and Stu Schreiberg are Executive Producers, Aysu Saliba is Co-Executive Producer. For Discovery Channel, John Slaughter and Christina Bavetta are executive producers and Greg Wolf is coordinating producer.

About Discovery Channel:

Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 88.3 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 224 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com.

About Discovery:

Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.



DOES A LONG-LOST PHOTO OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, TAKEN ON HIS DEATH BED, EXIST?





DOES A LONG-LOST PHOTO OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, TAKEN ON HIS DEATH BED, EXIST?

DISCOVERY’S THE LOST LINCOLN UNRAVELS THE MYSTERY OF WHAT COULD BE THE MOST VALUABLE IMAGE OF OUR 16TH PRESIDENT

Premiering October 4, the Documentary Kicks-Off UNDISCOVERED Series

Considered by many to be our country’s greatest leader and one of the most beloved presidents in history, there are only 130 known images of Abraham Lincoln on record. Credited with ending slavery and leading the nation out of one of our darkest periods, Lincoln’s life and legacy were cut short that fateful night at Ford’s Theater in 1865. Today, only limited items and a selection of known and verified photographs remain of the 16th president. But, is it possible another image exists? One that was taken of the president in secret after he was shot and has remained hidden for more than 150 years?

From Mark Wahlberg’s Unrealistic Ideas and directed by Oscar® nominated filmmaker Jason Cohen, THE LOST LINCOLN chronicles an investigation by professional authenticator, Dr. Whitny Braun to reveal extraordinary, groundbreaking evidence uncovering whether a newly discovered, secret photograph could be the 131st and final image of President Lincoln, taken after his infamous assassination. Her journey to discover the truth takes the viewer from Lincoln’s birthplace in Illinois to halls of the National Archives to the scene of his last moments alive in Ford’s Theater and the Petersen House.

April 14th, 1865 is remembered as one of the greatest tragedies in American history. While much about the events of that evening have been documented in history books and by biographers for decades, the hours spent at Petersen House where President Lincoln would ultimately succumb to his wounds, remain shrouded in mystery. After learning that an alleged photo of President Lincoln, taken in those final hours, exists, Dr. Braun, a professor of bioethics at Loma Linda University who has authenticated innumerable historical items in her tenure, sets out to prove the image’s authenticity using innovative forensics and facial recognition software, as well as in-sights from renowned historians and Lincoln biographers and scholars.

THE LOST LINCOLN premieres Sunday, October 4 at 9pm ET/PT on Discovery as part of UNDISCOVERED, the new Discovery documentary strand that explores some of our greatest mysteries, potentially rewriting the history books along the way.

In addition to watching THE LOST LINCOLN on Discovery, viewers can check out the special by downloading the Discovery GO app. Join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #LostLincoln and follow Discovery on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest updates.

With access to state-of-the-art technology, and by piecing together a detailed timeline of events with expert insights, THE LOST LINCOLN brings to light a piece of evidence with the potential to expose a tragic yet remarkable hour in American history. With findings from Dr. Bennet Omalu, a world-renowned forensic pathologist who was famously played by Will Smith in “Concussion”, Dr. Francis Palmer III, a globally recognized expert in facial evaluation, and firearms historian, Dr. James Braun, among others, the documentary peels away the layers of this over 150 year old mystery.

THE LOST LINCOLN is produced for Discovery by the recently Emmy-nominated production company, Unrealistic Ideas. For Unrealistic Ideas, Mark Walhberg, Stephen Levinson, and Archie Gips are executive producers. Paul Sadowski, Jason Cohen, and Whitny Braun also serve as executive producers. Co-executive producer is Javier Quintana. Jason Cohen is the director. For Discovery Channel: Howard Swartz and Igal Svet are executive producers and Joe Mazzeo is associate producer.

About Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 88.3 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 224 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com.

About Discovery Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; di-rectto-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player, Food Network Kitchen and Mo-torTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discov-ery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.



Discovery Channel Goes Full Throttle with Brand-New Motor Special, “Kaplan America”





Discovery Channel Goes Full Throttle with Brand-New Motor Special, “Kaplan America”, Airing September 9
Ken Kaplan, owner of Kaplan Cycles is a tough, motorcycle-flipping American hero with an immense passion for vintage bikes who is determined to make his business a motorcycle mecca one bike at a time.
[via press release from Discovery Channel]
DISCOVERY CHANNEL GOES FULL THROTTLE WITH BRAND-NEW MOTOR SPECIAL, “KAPLAN AMERICA”, AIRING SEPTEMBER 9

Ken Kaplan, owner of Kaplan Cycles is a tough, motorcycle-flipping American hero with an immense passion for vintage bikes who is determined to make his business a motorcycle mecca one bike at a time. In the special, KAPLAN AMERICA, airing Wednesday, September 9 at 10PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel, Ken and his son Ken Jr. race to get five bikes restored and sold in a week – all while they track down and fight to return three stolen bikes to their rightful owner.

Selling motorcycles by day and keeping his city safe at night, Ken Kaplan has made it his mission to protect his hometown and bust criminals. After motorcycles were stolen from his shop, Ken Kaplan created his alter-ego: Kaplan America, and dedicated his spare time to defending his family and neighbors. Kaplan America will stop at nothing to get stolen property returned to its rightful owners.

The Kaplans are completely obsessed with motorcycles, and Ken Kaplan is determined to make his city the new motorcycle capital of the world.

In addition to watching the special on Discovery and on Discovery GO, viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #KaplanAmerica and following DISCOVERY MOTOR on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.



New Discovery Channel Premieres This Week





PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED HOMESTEAD RESCUE, STREET OUTLAWS: GRUDGE NIGHT
AND ED STAFFORD: FIRST MAN OUT PREMIERE THIS WEEK

STREET OUTLAWS: GRUDGE NIGHT features wall-to-wall of never-before-seen grudge races—from previously shot events—between all the biggest and brightest No Prep King stars. Highlights will include races between rivals, crashes, car problems, crazy fast passes, and much more. STREET OUTLAWS: GRUDGE NIGHT airs Mondays at 9pm ET/PT on Discovery.

As families around the world continue to hunker down in their homes, the Raney homestead is in perpetual quarantine mode in the Alaskan wilderness. Master homesteaders Marty, Misty, and Matt give exclusive self-shot insight into life on the family homestead during these crazy times, and show the world how they not only survive, but thrive. HOMESTEAD RESCUE premieres Thursday, August 20 at 8pm ET/PT on Discovery.

In ED STAFFORD: FIRST MAN OUT, renowned explorer Ed Stafford compete against the world’s top survivalists in a gritty, real-life race to get out of some of the most hostile environments on the planet. Among the veteran survivalists featured include Matt Wright (Naked and Afraid and Naked and Afraid XL) on the debut episode Friday, August 21 at 10pm ET/PT on Discovery.