X
Twitter @thetvking RSS Facebook Feedback

Discovery

Race to Mars

Race to Mars logoIn the year 2030, the race to be the first to reach the Red Planet is on - and China is leading the way. China has stunned the world by leapfrogging over America's long-term plans and has landed a series of advanced rovers and robotic landers in their quest to make the most important discovery in history - extraterrestrial life. Once again, America and its partners, including Canada, are thrust into a winner-take-all space race - but this time the stakes are even higher than the race to the Moon nearly seven decades earlier. The international team accelerates its plans to launch a human mission, drawing together astronauts from Canada, the United States, Russia, France and Japan for a gruelling assignment. In a capsule the size of just two school buses, these four men and two women must w...

Raging Nature

Raging Nature logo‘Raging Nature' collects together extraordinary videos of unbelievable incidents from across the world caused by ‘Mother Nature', showcasing all the action caught on film. Witness this awe-inspiring nature footage, featuring Swarms, sandstorms, giant hailstones and freak electricity storms. See these events deconstructed and analysed, providing unique insight, into the what? the how? and the why? each took place.

Real Interrogations

Real Interrogations logoReal Interrogations, puts the spotlight on investigators, criminals and the interrogations that help solve the toughest cases.

Really Big Things

Really Big Things logoAs personal technology seems to be shrinking (e.g. laptops, phones) some technology is getting bigger. This show examines the huge devices and inventions that aid humans in our modern world.
Instantly watch from thousands of TV episodes & movies streaming from Netflix. Try Netflix for FREE!

Reign of the Dinosaurs

Reign of the Dinosaurs logoReign of the Dinosaurs uses the latest palaeontological research, Hollywood storytelling and the world's best dinosaur illustrators and animators to take viewers on an epic journey back to the prehistoric era. Embarking on a prehistoric adventure like no other, the series reveals exciting new evidence about some of the most remarkable creatures ever discovered. From giant beasts with Freddy Krueger-style clawed hands; a Jurassic flying squirrel to pygmy T-Rex and frogs so big they could eat dinosaurs! Exploring the latest revolutionary understandings of dinosaur behavior including, exotic mating dances, the inner workings of the T-Rex's nuclear family and the underwater birthing of mosasaurs, Reign Of The Dinosaurs travels back millions of years to resurrect and investigate creatures more ...

Rise of the Video Game

Rise of the Video Game logoThe video game revolution has been under way for decades, progressing from simple amusements created in the 1950s to an all-pervasive force in today's popular culture that rivals — and will perhaps soon surpass — film and television. What began as a subculture pastime has evolved and transcended genres to become a unique form of expression impacting everything from modern warfare to interpersonal relationships. Rise of the Video Game is a comprehensive and progressive exploration of the past, present and future of video games and video gamers. From the early days of Pong to today's ever-popular Halo 2, and from Atari 2600 to Nintendo to PlayStation, Rise of the Video Game tells the story of the people, the ideologies and the technology behind video games and how they have exploded int...

Rising Rebuilding Ground Zero

Rising Rebuilding Ground Zero logoSept. 11, 2001, is a day that no American will ever forget. Today, nearly a decade after the horrific attacks on the original World Trade Center, a massive effort is under way to reshape ground zero into an expansive 16-acre complex the likes of which has never been seen before. To document this historic undertaking, Discovery Channel will be on the ground alongside the men and women who have dedicated their lives to the rebuilding effort until the nationally televised unveiling of the new ground zero with President Barack Obama on Sept. 11, 2011. Along the road to next year's unveiling ceremony, Discovery Channel will bring viewers updates from the construction site.

Road Trip USA

Road Trip USA logoNo Description

Sci-Fi Saved My Life

Sci-Fi Saved My Life logoSci-fi Saved My Life is a series of four television programmes, produced in 2005 and 2006, and aired on the Discovery Channel around the world, beginning in the second half of 2006. It was made by the British television production company Tiger Aspect. The series is an irreverent and tongue-in-cheek look at four major science fiction films or franchises, and examines the scientific and cultural impact of each one. The shows include light-hearted interviews with film critics, fashion designers, leading scientists as well as stars of the films. There is footage from the productions featured as well as behind-the-scenes clips and information. The episodes are narrated in a relaxed manner by David Mitchell, peppered with sarcastic humour. Technological advances inspired by the franchises are...

Science of the Movies

Science of the Movies logoScience of the Movies takes you on a geektastic journey to the cinematic intersection of art and science. Appealing to the movie junkie in us all, the new series explores the remarkable - yet rarely celebrated - scientific world that exists behind the screen, spotlighting the visionary artists, entrepreneurial spirit, innovative technology and remarkable techniques responsible for creating unforgettable, edge-of-your-seat moments in blockbuster films.
TOP 10 TV
This Week