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Topic: Discovery Channel

Jaws in Lake Ontario? Nah, It Was Just a Shark Week Video Prank

Discovery hoax causes some gnashing of teeth in Canada

If you thought there was something fishy about that YouTube video of a shark swimming off Lake Ontario's Wolfe Island, you were absolutely right. The clip—uploaded on July 10, with nearly…

This Shark Week Teaser Is a Chum-Tossing Celebration of Carnivorous Delights

All hail the 'King of Summer'

Just watching Discovery's Shark Week will make you feel like you're skiing on two great whites while a mermaid clings to your leg. Behold the resplendent CGI overkill of this internally…

Lovely, Sweet, Innocent Seal Bites It in Discovery's Shark Week Ad

Snuffy gets snuffed out

The Discovery Channel is already promoting Shark Week, which doesn't happen until August, but the first ad is a doozy. It features a fake local news broadcast about an injured…

VW Beetle Turned Into Underwater Shark Cage for Shark Week

Drive it around the ocean floor

Volkswagen's shark-cage Beetle, built by Deutsch and MediaCom for a recent promotional tie-in with the 25th anniversary of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel, looks aqua-futuristic in the video below…

Discovery Already Chumming the Waters for Shark Week

Bait-themed ads tout Aug. 12 premiere

Shark Week doesn't kick off until Aug. 12, but Discovery is trying to frighten you with promos well in advance. Remarkably, it's the 25th anniversary of Shark Week this year.…

Bear Grylls Still Wearing the Pants, at Least in Dockers Ads

Fired Discovery star in new campaign

Discovery Channel reportedly terminated its relationship with Bear Grylls this week over a contractual dispute—which would seem to be unfortunate timing for Dockers, which is in the midst of rolling…

Discovery Channel still loves the world a lot

Eighteen months ago, the Discovery Channel made people very happy with its "I Love the World" commercial, in which the network's talent sang about their passion for life, the universe…

'Dirty Jobs' really rubbing off on Mike Rowe

Sometimes I wonder if I could be doing more with my life professionally. All my performance reviews say no, as have numerous recruiters. Still, it's just human nature to…

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