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Discovery Channel
Launched June 17, 1985
Owned by Discovery Communications, Inc.
Headquarters Flag of the United States Silver Spring, MD
Sister channel(s) TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery Health Channel, Discovery Times, Discovery Kids, The Science Channel, Discovery Home, Military Channel, Discovery Wings, Discovery Civilisation, Discovery Real Time, Discovery Home and Health, Discovery en Español, Discovery HD Theater
Website Discovery Channel USA
Availability
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Top Up TV (UK) Via Top Up TV Anytime
SKY UHF (New Zealand) Channel 8
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DirecTV Channel 278
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C-Band AMC 10-Channel 21
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Channel 521 (+1)
Channel 549 (+1.5)
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Sky Italia (Italy) Channel 401
Cyfra+ Channel 53
Now TV Hong Kong Channel 209
Astro Malaysia Channel 551[1]
Star Choice Channel 505
Foxtel Digital (AU) Channel 610
Tata Sky Channel 557
TrueVisions DSTV (Thailand) Channel 47[2]
Astro Indonesia Channel 21
Digital+ Spain Channel 62
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SkyLife (South Korea) Channel 403
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Bell Express Vu (Southern Canada & ontario) Channel 520
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Discovery Channel is a cable and satellite TV channel founded by John Hendricks which is distributed by Discovery Communications. It provides non-fiction variety programming focused primarily on the themes of popular science, history, and knowledge about the world, which are usually showcased as documentaries globally. In the US, the programming for the main Discovery network is primarily focused on "reality-based" television themes such as speculative investigation (Unsolved History, Best evidence), automotives, and occupational duties (Dirty Jobs and Deadliest Catch); it also features documentaries specifically aimed at families and younger audiences.[3] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Discovery Communications LLC (DCI) is an American global media and entertainment company that began as a single channel, the Discovery Channel, launched in 1985. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Silver Spring is an urbanized, but unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland. ... TLC is a cable TV network in the US and Canada, that carries a variety of informational and reality-based programming. ... Animal Planet, launched in 1996, is a cable and satellite television network co-owned by Discovery Communications, Inc. ... Discovery Health Channel (or DHC), launched on August 2, 1999, is a U.S. cable television network dedicated to programming that highlights various aspects of health and wellness (and unwellness as well). ... The Discovery Times Channel is a digital cable channel that was a joint venture of Discovery Communications and The New York Times. ... Discovery Kids Channel is a digital cable television channel, owned by Discovery Communications (see Discovery Channel) with programming for education of children. ... The Science Channel is a television channel spin-off from the Discovery Channel, which features only science-related television shows. ... Discovery Home is a television network on cable TV in the U.S. Run by Discovery Communications (which runs the Discovery Channel), it is the main competitor to HGTV. Discovery Home Channel Come and see our house. ... The Military Channel is a recent addition to the Discovery Channel group of programming options. ... Discovery Wings is a TV channel devoted to documentaries regarding aircraft. ... Discovery Civilisation is a British TV channel devoted to documentaries regarding history and civilisations. ... Discovery Real Time is a male oriented factual television channel produced by Discovery Networks Europe. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Discovery en Espanol is the Spanish language version of the Discovery Channel. ... Discovery HD Theater is a high definition network from Discovery Communications Inc. ... Top Up TV is a pay TV service provided in the United Kingdom. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Top Up TV. (Discuss) Top Up TV Anytime is a video on demand service broadcast in the United Kingdom on digital terrestrial television. ... SKY Network Television Limited (ASX: ; NZX: SKT), often trading as SKY, is a New Zealand pay television service. ... A standard DirecTV satellite dish with 1 LNB on a roof DirecTV (trademarked as DIRECTV) is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service based in El Segundo, California, USA, that transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America except for Mexico. ... 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The program packages offered by Boom were made to satisfy the needs of the viewers by selecting the programs and offering exclusive shows according to the prezentasion from the launching of Boom. ... Digi TV is a DTH platform of RDS, a Romanian cable, telephony, and Internet provider. ... Dolce is a DTH platform of Romtelecom, a Romanian telephony, and Internet provider. ... Focus Sat and Eastern Space Systems launched in March 2005 the second platform of digital television DTH from Romania. ... Digital Cable System, the owner of Max TV is a corporation of firms who provides DTH services of satellite television . ... Liberty Global Europe (formerly UGC Europe, and previously United Pan-Europe Communications or UPC, and still usually primarily trading under that brand) is Europes biggest cable TV provider, also providing internet access, telephony and other related services. ... Virgin Media Inc. ... For the Manitoba-based MMDS service also called SkyCable, please see SkyCable (Manitoba). ... UPC Ireland N.V. is Liberty Global Europes operation in Ireland. ... UPC Ireland N.V. is Liberty Global Europes operation in Ireland. ... Cogeco (TSX: CGO) is a Canadian media and communications company. ... Verizon Communications, Inc. ... Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is the largest[1] cable television (CATV) company and the second largest Internet service provider in the United States. ... Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) is an American national cable television company that operates in 27 states and has 31 operating divisions. ... Charter Communications NASDAQ: CHTR is an American company providing cable television, high-speed Internet, and telephone services to more than 5. ... Cox Enterprises is the successor to the publishing company founded in Dayton, Ohio, by James Middleton Cox, who began with the Dayton Daily News. ... For other uses, see Cablevision (disambiguation). ... 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Discovery Communications LLC (DCI) is an American global media and entertainment company that began as a single channel, the Discovery Channel, launched in 1985. ...


Discovery Channel is the most widely distributed cable network in the United States,[4] reaching more than 92 million households, part of its global audience of 431 million homes in 170 countries and territories.[5] Versions of the channel are seen in Latin America, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Japan, Taiwan, India and other countries.[6]


Discovery Channel was launched in 1985 as the flagship channel of Discovery Communications, which today offers 29 network brands in 33 languages. Popular programming on the channel today includes Shark Week, an annual week of programming dedicated to facts about sharks; Deadliest Catch, about fishing for crab in the Bering Sea; popular science show MythBusters; Dirty Jobs about blue collar occupations; quiz show Cash Cab, FutureWeapons, about the weapon technology of the future and Man vs Wild, depicting survival techniques. The Discovery Channels Shark Week, which first aired in 1987, is a week-long series of feature television programs dedicated to facts on sharks. ... Deadliest Catch is a documentary-style television series that documents the events aboard fishing boats in the Bering Sea during the Alaskan king crab and Opilio crab fishing seasons. ... MythBusters is an American popular science television program on the Discovery Channel starring special effects experts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who use basic elements of the scientific method to test the validity of various rumors and urban legends in popular culture. ... Dirty Jobs is a program on the Discovery Channel in which host Mike Rowe is shown performing difficult, strange, and/or messy occupational duties alongside professional workers. ... Cash Cab is a game show originating in the United Kingdom in which passengers in a specially designated taxi cab are offered the chance to win money by correctly answering a series of trivia questions on the way to their destination. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Man vs. ...


The Discovery Channel also is the branding retail stores in malls and other locations across America, and also an online store. Educational gifts are its specialty. On May 17, 2007, Discovery Communications announced it was closing its stand-alone and mall-based stores. Hudson Group will continue to operate the Discovery Channel Airport Stores. [7]


The Discovery Channel sponsored a professional bicycling team that included seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong. This sponsorship ended after the 2007 cycling season. Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team (UCI Team Code: DSC) is a US-based professional road bicycle racing team. ... For other uses, see Tour de France (disambiguation). ... Lance Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971) is a retired American professional road racing cyclist. ...

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United States

Discovery Channel (Television)

The Discovery Channel's ratings improved in 2006[8] after a drop widely attributed to an over-reliance on a few hit series such as Monster Garage and American Chopper. Some critics said such series strayed from Discovery's mold of helping viewers learn about the world around them. Beginning in 2005, Discovery revamped its lineup to focus more closely on its traditional themes of popular science, history, and geography[9]. The network garnered a total of seven primetime Emmy award nominations in 2006 for shows including The Flight that Fought Back (about United Airlines Flight 93) and Deadliest Catch. Monster Garage (2002–2006) was a popular television show for the Discovery Channel hosted by Jesse G. James. ... American Chopper: The Series is a Learning Channel reality television series produced by Pilgrim Films & Television Inc. ... An Emmy Award. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Flight 93. ... For other uses of Flight 93 and United 93, see Flight 93. ... Deadliest Catch is a documentary-style television series that documents the events aboard fishing boats in the Bering Sea during the Alaskan king crab and Opilio crab fishing seasons. ...


In the past few years, Discovery Channel has begun producing made-for-television films inspired by or based upon scientific discoveries and theories. Examples include Supervolcano, a film about a hypothetical volcanic eruption in the United States. Some Discovery Channel productions are of a hard science fiction nature, such as one production that followed a hypothetical robot exploration mission of an alien world. Supervolcano is a 2005 Discovery Channel docudrama centered around the fictional eruption of the volcanic caldera of Yellowstone National Park. ... Hard science fiction is a category of science fiction characterized by an emphasis on scientific or technical detail, or on scientific accuracy, or on both. ...


On January 4, 2006, Discovery Communications announced that Ted Koppel, longtime Executive Producer Tom Bettag, and eight former Nightline staff members were joining the Discovery Channel. January 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accuses European nations of trying to complete the Holocaust by creating a Jewish camp Israel in the Middle East. ... Photo by Bob DAmico/ABC Ted Koppel, anchor of the ABC News program Nightline. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Nightline is a late-night hard and soft news program broadcast by ABC in the United States, and has a franchised formula to other networks and stations elsewhere in the world. ...


Discovery Channel Radio

The Discovery Channel Radio logo

Discovery Channel Radio was a channel on the both major United States satellite radio services. The programming consisted of audio versions of popular programs from its multitude of TV channels. Discovery was previously on XM Satellite Radio but was dropped in early September 2005. Sirius Satellite Radio dropped Discovery Radio from its line up on February 21 2007. Image File history File links Discovery_Channel_Radio. ... Image File history File links Discovery_Channel_Radio. ... // A satellite radio or subscription radio (SR) is a digital radio signal that is broadcast by a communications satellite, which covers a much wider geographical range than terrestrial radio signals. ... Sound is a disturbance of mechanical energy that propagates through matter as a wave. ... “XM” redirects here. ... Sirius Satellite Radio NASDAQ: SIRI is one of two satellite radio (SDARS) services operating in the United States and Canada, along with XM Satellite Radio. ...


Around the world

The Discovery Channel reaches 431 million homes in 170 countries. In a number of countries, Discovery's channels are available on digital satellite platforms with multiple language soundtracks or subtitles (including Spanish, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Danish, Finnish, Turkish, Greek, Polish, Hungarian, Romanian, Arabic, Slovenian, Hindi,Tamil and Serbian. In Bulgaria, Discovery has since 20002001 been displayed with Bulgarian subtitles by all cable providers. For other uses, see Digital (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Satellite (disambiguation). ... In film formats, the soundtrack is the physical area of the film which records the synchronized sound. ... In printed material In printed material, a subtitle is an explanatory or alternate title. ... Arabic redirects here. ... Hindi (हिन्दी) is a language spoken mainly in North and Central India. ... Tamil ( ; IPA ) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Tamils in India and Sri Lanka, with smaller communities of speakers in many other countries. ... Serbian (; ) is one of the standard versions of the Shtokavian dialect, used primarily in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and by Serbs in the Serbian diaspora. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ...


Discovery Channel (Canada) has an ownership structure different from Discovery Channel. Canadian viewers receive almost identical English-language programming to the chanel that American viewers watch, but with some added Canadian content to suit the audience. Most notably, the Canadian channel carries the daily science news show Daily Planet, originally @discovery.ca, the first of its kind. Occasionally, several segments on similar topics are taken from various episodes and put together into one-hour specials that are broadcast on the original Discovery Channel. Discovery Channel is a Canadian cable television specialty channel devoted to science and nature programming. ... Daily Planet is a television program on Discovery Channel Canada and CTV, which features daily news, discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. ...


In the United Kingdom, Discovery Channel UK has some programs in common with the US version, including Mythbusters, American Chopper, How It's Made and Deadliest Catch. MythBusters is an American popular science television program on the Discovery Channel starring special effects experts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who use basic elements of the scientific method to test the validity of various rumors and urban legends in popular culture. ... American Chopper: The Series is a Learning Channel reality television series produced by Pilgrim Films & Television Inc. ... How Its Made (also broadcast in French under the title Comment cest fait, in Polish under the title Jak to jest zrobione, in Italian under the title Come è fatto, and in Russian under the title Как это работает) is a television program produced in Quebec, Canada by Productions MAJ Inc. ... Deadliest Catch is a documentary-style television series that documents the events aboard fishing boats in the Bering Sea during the Alaskan king crab and Opilio crab fishing seasons. ...


In Germany, Discovery Channel is part of the PREMIERE-digital-network and supplies specific programs to other networks like ZDF and Kabel-1. Discovery Communications is also owner of the documentary-channel XXP. The channel was bought in spring 2006 from its former shareholders Spiegel TV and "dctp". All programs are dubbed into German. The channel will from September be known as "DMAX", presumably to associate the channel with Discovery. Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Second German Television), ZDF, is a public service German television channel based in Mainz. ... Discovery Communications LLC (DCI) is an American global media and entertainment company that began as a single channel, the Discovery Channel, launched in 1985. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In Australia, Discovery is part of a 6 channel bouquet (not including timeshifts) on digital subscription TV, available on Foxtel, Optus TV and Austar. See Discovery Channel Australia. Foxtel is a subscription television company in Australia, formed through a joint venture between Telstra and News Corporation. ... Optus Television is the cable television division of Australian telecommunications company Optus. ... An Austar Remote Austar is an Australian telecommunications company. ... Discovery Channel logo Discovery Channel Australia is part of a 6 channel bouquet (not including timeshifts) on digital subscription TV, available on Foxtel, Optus TV and Austar. ...


In the Middle East, North Africa, and the Levant territories broadcasting via satellite, exclusively from the Showtime Arabia pay-TV network. However, from January the 1st 2007 Discovery is exclusively broadcasted by Orbit network for this region. A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ...  Northern Africa (UN subregion)  geographic, including above North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of the African continent, separated by the Sahara from Sub-Saharan Africa. ... The Levant The Levant (IPA: ) is an imprecise geographical term historically referring to a large area in the Middle East south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea on the west, and by the northern Arabian Desert and Upper Mesopotamia to the east. ... Showtime or Showtime Arabia (Gulf DTH F.Z. L.L.C., the operating company behind digital pay TV broadcaster Showtime) as its called to distinguish itself from its U.S. counterpart, is the dominant subscription television service in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Levant territories. ... Orbit Satellite Television and Radio Network is the first fully digital, multi-channel, multi-lingual, pay television service in the Middle East. ...


In the Netherlands, The Discovery Channel is included in most cable subscriptions. All of the programs are broadcast in their original language, but they are subtitled in Dutch as is the policy of all Dutch television stations.


In Poland, it is included in most cable TV offers. It is also available on satellite digital platforms (sometimes requiring an additional fee). Cyfra Plus makes it possible to see the programs in Polish as well as in English. Cyfra+ is a Polish digital satellite platform. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


In New Zealand, the Australian version of Discovery is broadcast on SKY Network Television. SKY Network Television Limited (ASX: ; NZX: SKT), often trading as SKY, is a New Zealand pay television service. ...


In Sub-Saharan Africa it is broadcast on DSTV satellite pay-tv service by Multichoice on Panamsat7/10. A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... M-Net (originally an abbreviation for Electronic Media Network) is a subscription-funded television channel in South Africa, established in 1986 by a consortium of newspaper companies. ...


Marketing and branding

Discovery Channel logo used from 1985 to 1995.

Shortly before the 2004 Tour de France, the Discovery Channel company announced it would become the primary sponsor of the Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team starting in 2005, featuring seven-time champion Lance Armstrong. However, after the 2007 victory with the Spaniard Alberto Contador Discovery Channel announced its retirement from cycling sponsorship. Image File history File links Discovery85. ... Image File history File links Discovery85. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Tour de France (disambiguation). ... Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team (UCI Team Code: DSC) is a US-based professional road bicycle racing team. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lance Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971) is a retired American professional road racing cyclist. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Alberto Contador Velasco (born 6 December 1982 in Madrid, Spain) is a professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team and winner of the 2007 Tour de France. ...


They are also funding the construction of the Discovery Channel Telescope, in partnership with Lowell Observatory. Lowell Observatory Percival observing Mars from the Clark telescope at the Lowell Observatory. ...


At one time, a sponsor of Discovery Channel was Halo 3. For the Nine Inch Nails release, see Head Like a Hole. ...


Taglines

Discovery Channel's previous taglines had been "Explore Your World" and "There's no thrill like discovery." However in view of its changing focus towards more reality-based programming and away from strictly educational programming, the slogan was changed to "Entertain Your Brain". The new tagline for the revamped Discovery Channel is "Let's All Discover...", with a continuing phrase or sentence that relates to a show. For example, when advertising for MythBusters, the commercial would end, "Let's All Discover, Why No Myth Is Safe". The newest commercials include the song "Wonders Never Cease" by Morcheeba, from the album entitled The Antidote. A tagline is a variant of a branding slogan typically used in marketing materials and advertising. ... MythBusters is an American popular science television program on the Discovery Channel starring special effects experts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who use basic elements of the scientific method to test the validity of various rumors and urban legends in popular culture. ... Morcheeba is a British band that mixes influences from trip hop, rhythm and blues and pop. ... The Antidote is Morcheebas fifth album and the first with new lead singer Daisy Martey. ...


The previously-used tagline, "Explore Your World", went on to become a pop culture phenomenon, and had been synonymous with the channel for many years.


See also

Discovery HD Theater is a high definition network from Discovery Communications Inc. ... This is a list of television programs formerly or currently broadcast by Discovery Channel: This film, television, or video-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... Discovery Channel Canada is a Canadian cable specialty television channel devoted to science and nature programming. ... Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team (UCI Team Code: DSC) is a US-based professional road bicycle racing team. ... // Below is a numerical representation of the DirecTV channel lineup. ... This is a list of the channels receivable from Dish Network. ... Categories: | ... This is a list of the current channels available on the Virgin Media television service. ... The Bad Touch is the first single by The Bloodhound Gang off their 1999 album Hooray for Boobies. ...

References

  1. ^ Previously on Channel 50, Asia feed
  2. ^ http://www.truevisionstv.com/thai/channelindex/ubc_channel.aspx
  3. ^ http://publications.mediapost.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=Articles.showArticleHomePage&art_aid=64477
  4. ^ http://www.ncta.com/ContentView.aspx?contentId=74
  5. ^ http://corporate.discovery.com/brands/discoverychannel.html
  6. ^ http://corporate.discovery.com/news/press/06q1/011806.html
  7. ^ http://money.cnn.com/2007/05/17/news/companies/discovery/?postversion=2007051717
  8. ^ http://corporate.discovery.com/news/press/06q2/083006.html
  9. ^ http://www.multichannel.com/article/CA6361880.html

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