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  • Catch all the latest documentaries on the Discovery channel
  • If you're into science, technology, history or nature its all here
  • Everything from sharks to trains is covered on Discovery

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Discovery Channel explained...

Discovery Channel is a renowned satellite, cable, digital terrestrial and internet television channel that provides a wide range of documentary-style programming focused primarily on popular science, technology, history, nature and automobiles.

Popular shows include the likes of Deadliest Catch, MythBusters, Extreme Engineering, and Wheeler Dealers. Many of these programmes are produced by the Discovery Channels in the US and Canada.

What can I watch on Discovery Channel?

Sharks, cars, ancient civilisations and the latest and greatest advances in science and technology - you can all watch all that and more on the Discovery Channel.

Among its most popular programmes are:

  • MythBusters
  • Extreme Engineering
  • How Do They Do It?
  • Deadliest Catch
  • Storm Chasers
  • Man Vs Wild
  • Wheeler Dealers
  • Fifth Gear
  • Body Invaders
  • True Stories
  • Battle Castle with Dan Snow

Additional Discovery channels

Discovery Channel has an assortment of sister channels targeting specific genres of programming. These are:

  • Animal Planet
  • Discovery HD (a high-definition simulcast of the regular Discovery Channel)
  • Discovery History
  • Discover Home & Health
  • Discovery Science
  • Discovery Shed
  • Discovery Travel & Living
  • Discovery Turbo
  • DMAX
  • Investigation Discovery
  • Quest

It also has a timeshift channel (Discovery Channel +1) that lets you to catch up with programmes from an hour behind the normal broadcast time.

How can I watch Discovery Channel?

Discovery Channel is available in the UK on Sky’s Entertainment Extra package and Virgin Media’s M+, L and XL options.

Meanwhile, Discovery On Demand, which gives you access to a wide selection of archived programmes from Discovery and its sister channels, is available on Sky Anytime and BT Vision.

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