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Shark Week 2016's dates are revealed in bizarre new promo

Discovery has unveiled the information you need to mark your calendar for Shark Week 2016. In the midst of a strange promo (complete with mermaids), the network revealed the premiere of this year's annual TV event.
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54K fans want Snoop Dogg to narrate Planet Earth

A fan-created petition to have rapper Snoop Dogg narrate episodes of Planet Earth has over 50 thousand signatures, and the rapper himself says that he is interested in the idea.

Discovery’s new VR site shows off its first immersive videos

Love Discovery? Curious about virtual reality? If so, you'd better head straight to Discovery VR where you'll find a bunch of short-form VR videos from the channel that mark the start of its exploration of the medium.
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Expect a more scientific Shark Week this year with Sharkopedia, extensive social media push

This year's Shark Week will feature expanded scientific online content through its site "Sharkopedia" and a social media push to re-establish the series focus on the facts. It's the Discovery's response to viewers' backlash against past…
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Discovery scoops European TV rights to the Olympics from BBC

A new deal between Discovery and the International Olympic Committee means the BBC will no longer have Olympics TV rights from 2022 onwards. Eurosport, owned by Discovery, will broadcast the Winter and Summer Olympic Games.
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Discovery Communications CEO is not a fan of streaming TV

Discovery TV CEO David Zaslav believes that cable has made a mistake by selling its programming to streaming TV services that don't rely on advertising, and are increasingly launching their own scripted shows.
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Bronies beware: Netflix to lose Hasbro shows next month

Starting February 2, most Discovery/Hasbro content will be removed from Netflix as contract negotiations to renew the agreement were not successful.

Discovery reinvents itself for the Internet with TestTube

Discovery Communications has launched a major new push towards original online video content with TestTube, a video network of science-related programming with fifteen series available online and media streaming devices.

Land Rover pushes for more global brand distinctions with new vehicles, revised Defenders

The move to launch the all-new replacement for the Land Rover Freelander under the Discovery nameplate is one of few changes being planned by the automaker to better define the brand in the marketplace.

Twitter tweaks its mobile offerings, emphasizing Search and Discovery

Twitter today announced that they're updating their mobile client and apps for iOS and Android to improve search and discovery. This way, you won't have to leave Twitter to find the things you love

US government denies existence of mermaids

Mermaids aren't real, no matter what your TV might tell you.
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Amazon lands deal with Discovery to stream Mythbusters, Shark Week and more

As competition between Amazon and other streaming video providers like Netflix heats up, the retail giant just added a considerable amount of video entertainment for reality TV junkies.