DISCOVERY GETS "NAKED AFTER DARK" WITH COMEDIAN JOSH WOLF
(New York, NY) - Comedian Josh Wolf is set to return to Discovery as the host of NAKED AFTER DARK, Discovery's brand new Naked and Afraid after show. NAKED AFTER DARK will launch on Sunday, March 16th at 10:30pm ET/PT, following the premiere of Naked and Afraid. The show will then move to its normal time slot of 10:15pm ET/PT for the following five Sundays. Josh Wolf joins NAKED AFTER DARK after he successfully hosted Discovery's first ever live talk show, Shark After Dark, which premiered after Shark Week 2013.
Following each new episode of Naked and Afraid, NAKED AFTER DARK host Josh Wolf will talk to the castaways from that night's Naked and Afraid to get a more in-depth look at what those 21 days were actually like. NAKED AFTER DARK will also include celebrity guests, other familiar Discovery faces, behind-the-scenes and never before seen Naked and Afraid footage and in-studio stunts. The new talk show will also have a large social media aspect to it, allowing viewers to interact directly - and immediately - with Josh Wolf and the NAKED AFTER DARK guests. NAKED AFTER DARK is produced by Embassy Row, the innovative production company behind AMC's "The Talking Dead," Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," and Shark After Dark, along with Green Mountain West.
Shark After Dark aired from Sunday, August 4- Thursday, August 8, 2013. Shark After Dark beat every late-night cable talk show competitor, including Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report, TBS' Conan, Bravo's Watch What Happens Live and E!'s Chelsea Lately among Persons 25-54 and 18-49 delivery, no exclusions, Sunday-Thursday. Shark After Dark also beat the above mentioned shows in the coveted Persons 18-34 demo from August 4-7, no exclusions.
NAKED AFTER DARK is produced for Discovery Channel by Embassy Row and Green Mountain West. Executive Producer for Embassy Row is Michael Davies. Executive Producers for Green Mountain West are Craig Ferguson and Rebecca Tucker. For Discovery Channel, Executive Producers are Denise Contis and Craig Coffman with Sydney Clover as Associate Producer.
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through more than 190 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 and the Hub Network. Across the Nordic region, Discovery owns and operates SBS Discovery Media, a top-three portfolio of television brands that feature leading nonfiction content, as well as locally produced entertainment programs, sports and the best scripted series and movies from major studios. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.
About Discovery Channel (taken from Jan 28, 2014 release)
Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 100.8 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 210 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com