Discovery Communications Honored with Three News & Documentary Emmy® Awards


WEBWIRE – Wednesday, October 03, 2012

-- Discovery Channel and Science Channel Recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences --

(Silver Spring, Md.) Discovery Communications accepted three Emmys Monday at the 33rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards. The awards included Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – Documentary and Long Form; Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Graphic Design & Art Direction; and Outstanding Promotional Announcement: Episodic.

A perennial Emmy® winner, Discovery Channel received Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – Documentary and Long Form for HUMAN PLANET, an awe-inspiring portrait of people’s incredible ability to adapt and survive in our planet’s most extreme environments.

Discovery Channel and Science Channel’s RISING: REBUILDING GROUND ZERO, which tells the story of the men and women determined to rebuild and restore the sacred site by constructing the new 104-story One World Trade Center, was honored with two Emmy® wins. These include Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Graphic Design & Art Direction for the ‘Stories from the Pile’ episode; and Outstanding Promotional Announcement: Episodic.

The 33nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards are a presentation of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Awards were presented on Monday, October 1 at a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located in the Time Warner Center in New York City.

About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 209 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through more than 149 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.



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