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Discovery Channel: Equator

Discovery Channel: Equator logoEquator Equator is an epic production - capturing every detail in High Definition - that takes viewers on a 40,000-kilometre odyssey chasing the sun to some of the most extreme and diverse locations on the planet. The equator is not only the line that divides the Earth in two - it's also a line of life and a powerful force of nature, where the pace of evolution quickens. The equator covers only five per cent of the Earth's surface, but is home to 50 per cent of its animal and plant species.

Discovery Channel: Science

Discovery Channel: Science logoA Discovery Channel presentation featuring the how's and why's of science on a range of related topics.

Discovery Knowledge

Discovery Knowledge logoDiscovery channel documentaries focusing on history, natural history, engineering and crime.

Discovery Next World

Discovery Next World logoThe Discovery Channel series Next World reveals the technologies that will shape our tomorrow.

Discovery Project Earth

Discovery Project Earth logoYou've heard the dire warnings and seen the detailed slide shows, and you've even bought that lightbulb with the swirls. You wonder, though, how can small, individual measures like switching to CFLs and using canvas grocery bags in lieu of plastic be enough to save the planet? Tune in to Discovery Project Earth and watch as some of the world's leading scientists put the most ambitious geo-engineering ideas to the test in order to tackle global climate change. From covering acres of Greenland's glaciers in protective blankets to stop the ice from melting, to constructing rockets to send tiny reflective lenses into orbit, to planting thousands of saplings via a mass aerial drop to reforest barren areas — these are experiments on an epic scale. Each one will push the boundaries of science...

Discovery Science Ultimate Olympics

Discovery Science Ultimate Olympics logoThe Beijing Olympics will be China's coming-out party. China's rise up the Olympic medal table has been astounding and today she is second only to America. How has China achieved such success and what is she doing to claim first place at the Beijing Olympics? This programme goes behind closed doors to meet six Olympic hopefuls from four continents in gymnastics, swimming and track and field. Like gladiators, each athlete strives for victory and their weapon of choice is high-tech science.

Discovery: Atlas

Discovery: Atlas logoDiscovery Atlas is a documentary television series on the Discovery Channel and Discovery HD Theater which focuses on the cultural, sociological, and natural aspects of various countries by exploring their different peoples, traditions, and lands. The documentary follows the lives and individual struggles of locals, while taking in-depth looks at the countries' history and culture. There have been a total of eight episodes to air as of yet on the Discovery Channel: the first episode, Discovery Atlas: China Revealed aired October 1, 2006, and was followed by Discovery Atlas: Italy Revealed, Brazil Revealed, and Australia Revealed. Most recently France, Japan, India and Mexico have been featured, however they have only been one hour in length. According to the Miami Herald, the series will ...

Driven to Extremes

Driven to Extremes logoDriven to Extremes is the ultimate driving challenge, pitting A-list Hollywood actors, top motorsport racers and their cars against some of the most hostile places on Earth. Part endurance test and part travelogue, Driven to Extremes sees Academy Award winner, Adrien Brody, British actor, Tom Hardy, and action hero, Henry Cavill take on the harshest terrains - and there's no stunt doubles and computer-animated visual effects to help them out here! Joining the adventurous actors are former Finnish Formula One driver, Mika Salo, and former British and world superbike champion, Neil Hodgson. From a plummeting minus 50 degrees Celsius in freezing Russia, to over 50 degrees Celsius in sweltering China and the exceptionally wet Malaysian jungle at the height of the monsoon season, Driven t...

Dual Survival

Dual Survival logoImagine being thrown into the wilderness, do you think you could survive? Experts think that having basic survival skills such as finding food, shelter, water and finding help are important. Dave Canterbury and Cody Lundin take on surviving through some of the hardest conditions, proving that having the right skills and thinking out of the box can save you.

Egypt Detectives

Egypt Detectives logoArchaeologist Miriam Cooke and Egyptologist Dominic Montserrat attempt to unravel some of the most intriguing mysteries which the ancient Egyptian race have left behind.
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