DAILY PLANET Wakes Up in Vegas!

— December 19, 2012

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Toronto (December 19, 2012) From robots to tablets and everything in between technology is evolving at lightning speed! What's hot today quickly becomes obsolete – literally – tomorrow. DAILY PLANET keeps pace on “Future Tech Week,” beginning Monday, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. ET through Friday, Jan. 11 on Discovery. Anchored by Ziya Tong from the 2013 International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Dan Riskin in-studio in Toronto, the world’s only nightly science broadcast stays on top of the latest trends and products, the most innovative and inventive technologies… and the science behind it all.

Beginning Jan. 7, Discovery’s Ziya Tong and Dan Riskin co-host DAILY PLANET’s “Future Tech Week” in different time zones with Tong off to the 2013 International CES in Las Vegas and Riskin in-studio at DAILY PLANET HQ in Toronto.

DAILY PLANET doubles-down at the 2013 International CES, with tech correspondent Lucas Cochran joining – and tweeting! – Tong in Las Vegas as Discovery crews capture the coolest and most-buzzed about gadgets on the floor.


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Noah Zatzman, Discovery, 416.384.5903 or noah.zatzman@bellmedia.ca                                    

Jodi Cook, Discovery, 416.384.4603 or jodi.cook@bellmedia.ca


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