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By Nestor U. Torre
We were idly switching channels recently when a Discovery Channel show, “Naked and Afraid,” grabbed our attention in a big way, for the simple reason that its two main protagonists, a man and a woman, were shown trying to survive in the wild just by their wits—and, in the buff! What was going on?
It is a gold bonanza on Discovery Channel this December with spin-off special GOLD RUSH: SOUTH AMERICA and the much-awaited return of hit series JUNGLE GOLD, premiering back-to-back on Monday, December 9 at 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. respectively. The crews are doubling down in pursuit of a golden pay day while taking on Mother Nature’s wicked ways, equipment issues, external threats and each other. They all plan to mine their way out of financially hard times…but who has the Midas touch?
The world mourns the loss of one of the greatest inspirations of time. In THE MAKING OF MANDELA, the remarkable life of legendary leader Nelson Mandela is remembered.
By Nestor U. Torre
Last Saturday morning, we caught a new reality challenge on the Discovery channel, “The Big Brain Theory,” that made our viewing day, because it achieved the improbable—it made engineering, problem-solving and invention exciting!
Premiering Monday, October 28 at 9:00 p.m., world-renowned survival extraordinaire and global phenomenon Bear Grylls is back in the brand new BEAR GRYLLS: ESCAPE FROM HELL where he will apply his expertise one step further by pitting himself against real-life dangers faced by ordinary people stranded in devastatingly dire situations in the world’s most desolate landscapes.
Premiering Friday, September 13 at 9:00 p.m., THE BIG BRAIN THEORY: PURE GENIUS is looking for the next great innovator who could possibly change the future.
A Pennsylvania man who stars in the Discovery Channel show “Amish Mafia” has been sentenced to three to 23 months in prison for leading police on a chase that injured a state trooper last summer.
Every year, over a billion Muslims worldwide observe the sacred month of Ramadan. Celebrated this year between 9 July and 8 August, Ramadan is not simply about fasting from dawn to sunset, praying and charity, but it is also a time for reflection, spiritual purification and devotion to Allah, to inculcate self-control, generosity, kindness and God-mindfulness within a person.
By Oliver M. Pulumbarit
Traversing the vast continent, the Discovery miniseries “North America” captures rare and stunning footage of wildlife and environmental imagery.
For many people, NORTH AMERICA is home. They live in this extraordinary continent each day, but have never truly experienced first-hand the wide scope of incredible dangers challenging this diverse and tenacious continent. If you think you know North America, think again.
MANILA, Philippines – Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda will be one of the most daring and captivating live events in history – Nik Wallenda, also known as ‘The King of the High Wire’, will traverse the majestic Grand Canyon without using a harness. One wrong step could be his last. Discovery Channel will capture the nail-biting, [...]
How much would you bid for a letter personally written by Helen Keller?