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FILE - In this May 22 2013 file photo, climbers descend Khumbu Icefall on their way back to Base Camo after summitting the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) Mount Everest. (AP Photo/ Pasang Geljen Sherpa, FIle)

Discovery to chronicle Everest avalanche

NEW YORK (AP) — With its dreams of televising a daredevil’s attempt to jump off Mount Everest over, the Discovery network said Tuesday it will instead make a documentary on last week’s avalanche that killed […]

04/22/2014

Discovery’s Military Network changes name

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Television’s Military Channel has a change of mission. Discovery Communications said Thursday that the Military Channel is changing its name to the American Heroes Channel, beginning in March. The network says […]

01/09/2014

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Shark Week’s Andy Casagrande talks about shark attacks

It seems shark sightings are becoming more common along the east and west coasts of this country. This month there have been sightings off the coast of Manhattan Beach here in the Southland. Also this month, […]

08/30/2013

Image released by Discovery Channel shows a great white shark near Guadalupe Island off the coast of Mexico. (AP Photo/Discovery Channel, Andrew Brandy Casagrande)

Discovery hammered for shark special

NEW YORK (AP) — A Discovery network special that speculated about whether a giant prehistoric shark could still exist has drawn a passionate response from viewers and starkly raised the question about the worth of […]

08/07/2013

Image released by Discovery Channel shows a great white shark near Guadalupe Island off the coast of Mexico. (AP Photo/Discovery Channel, Andrew Brandy Casagrande)

Pair of stunts has networks thinking ‘Sharknado’

NEW YORK (AP) — Colliding stunts on Discovery and The Weather Channel next week feel like another “Sharknado.” Discovery is holding its 26th annual Shark Week of programming at the same time The Weather Channel […]

07/31/2013

Discovery Channel ad for Shark Week posted on YouTube.

‘Shark Week’ ad: offensive or funny?

A new ad for Discovery Channel’s Shark Week is getting a lot of attention. Some find it hilarious – others are disgusted. What do you think?

06/27/2013

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Man completes tightrope walk near Grand Canyon

LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. (AP) — Aerialist Nik Wallenda completed a tightrope walk that took him a quarter mile over the Little Colorado River Gorge in northeastern Arizona on Sunday. Wallenda performed the stunt […]

06/23/2013

Tim Samaras (r), and Carl Young (l), professional storm chasers. (Discovery Channel News / AP Photo)

3 veteran storm chasers killed by Oklahoma tornado

(AP) – Three veteran storm chasers died doing what they loved: roaming the Great Plains in search of dangerous storms like the one in Oklahoma that ended their final pursuit. Tim Samaras, his son Paul and […]

06/03/2013

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Suit filed over copter crash during reality shoot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of a man killed when a helicopter crashed during a reality television shoot is suing the aircraft’s operators and producers behind the show. Darren Rydstrom was one of three […]

05/30/2013

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3 dead in copter crash on Calif. reality TV set

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people were killed Sunday in a pre-dawn helicopter crash in a rural area of northern Los Angeles County while filming for a new reality TV show for the Discovery Channel.

02/11/2013

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