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To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2, TONY ROBINSON’S VICTORY IN EUROPE will use an amazing archive of 3D pictures to tell the story of the last days of the Nazi regime. During the one-off special, Tony Robinson will explore life in Europe before the war, with a look at Nazi propaganda – the Olympics, le
AFTER THE WAVE tells the untold story of the epic forensic operation in Thailand to identify and return home the bodies of over 5,000 victims of the tsunami - both locals and holidaymakers from around the world, in Thailand for the Christmas break. Led by a crack Australian team, the best forensic specialists from aroun
Joining the crew in the brand-new series of AIRPLANE REPO is new apprentice, Heather Sterzick which gives the team a fresh perspective. She is eager to learn, but as the challenges become more complex and the heists harder and harder to pull off
Every salmon season on Bristol Bay is a battle, but this year promises to be legendary. The price is historically high, the stocks of fish are huge and the only thing guaranteed is a battle on the bay.
Deep in the Alaskan wilderness lives a newly discovered family who were born and raised wild. ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE charts the lives of Billy Brown, his wife Ami and their seven grown children, who are so far removed from civilization that they often go six to nine months of the year without seeing an outsider
It's not an alien from outer-space but an Octopus, a creature that has lived alongside humankind from the beginning. In a one-off special, Aliens of the Deep explores how we are only beginning to unravel the extent of the astounding intelligence of this strange but fascinating deep water wonder.
This is the remarkable story of Peter Skyllberg who defied the weather, biology and human science by surviving for sixty days inside a car buried under a snow drift with apparently nothing more than a few snacks and snow to eat or drink.
After years of bitter feuding, the Teutuls are back in business in the brand new series of ‘American Chopper'. Senior and Junior want to rebuild their fractured relationship and have agreed to work together on a production bike.
Paul Jr, Paul Sr and Jesse James compete against each other in a three-way build-off to determine who can create the best custom bike.
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Everyone knows the story of Paul Revere and his famous midnight ride to warn colonial forces of the British approach. However, history books don't tell of the man who sent Revere on his mission: Joseph Warren, America's least remembered founding father.
Back for a new series, Amish Mafia reveals a secretive world of crime and punishment in a unique community.
Every day in America thousands of abandoned storage houses are put up for public auction. The auctions have become big business for those who know what they are looking for...
This season of Auction Hunters: Pawn Shop Edition finds Ton and Allen juggling the demands of their very first store-front, ‘Haff-Ton Pawn'.
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Brand new series, Backyard Oil Barons follows the exploits of Jimmy Reliford and his men, who can transform clients into millionaires overnight if their luck is in.
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In the all new series of Bear Grylls: Born Survivor, Bear undergoes his most demanding tests yet. The six-part run kicks off with a special featuring actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Bear wants to see how the award-winning actor matches up in a head- to-head contest with mother nature.
Bear Grylls is back! New to Discovery Channel this October, is a brand-new series Bear Grylls: Escape From Hell which sees the world renowned adventurer and survival expert, revealing true life stories of ordinary people trapped in extraordinary situations of survival.
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BREAKING MAGIC is back for another season of jaw-dropping illusions and mind-blowing tricks.
Meet the ‘Carfellas', Mikey, Tommy and Mario; three loud mouthed, but passionate New York Italians who run their used car business, Broadway Motors. Since the time they were kids, the guys have always shared a love of cars, and had always dreamed about selling and collecting them.
In the universe of high-stakes dangerous jobs, none is as extreme as the thrilling, adrenalized world of commercial spearfishing.
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Churchill. No one before or since has come to embody what it is to be British. But who was the real man behind the myth? In this three-part series Churchill’s granddaughter, Celia Sandys, follows in his footsteps, visiting places that formed the man.
Yusuf and Antonio are professional car hunters, but they aren’t your usual car pickers, as they put their lives on the line in their day jobs. Travelling outside the US to lawless countries no other dealer would dare to, they search for ‘diamond in the rough’ vehicles they can flip for a fortune.
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Brand new and exclusive to Discovery Channel, CHURCHILL & ME WITH HUGH DENNIS follows the comedian, actor and writer Hugh Dennis, on his journey to discover what Sir Winston Churchill means to people today and explore the legacy he left behind across the globe. Hugh's journey starts with his own recollections of Churchil
CHURCHILL’S TOYSHOP explores the secretive and strange arms race between Britain and the Nazis during WW2. Convinced that the path to victory lay in out gunning the Nazis but faced with limited resources, British weapon manufactures were forced to improvise.
For the first time, using innovative imaging technology, viewers will be able to bridge a 65-million-year gap to see deep inside the body of a dinosaur, revealing the secrets of these ultimate prehistoric survival machines.
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Brand new series, Close-Up Kings, follows three of the best sleight-of-hand artists in America, as they are given a number of challenges to complete. It could be to walk out of town with $10,000 at the end of the day; it could be to land a meeting with the mayor, or to perform a show in front of thousands of fans at the
This all-new series unveils the startling truth and hidden history behind the world's most iconic, clandestine institutions, top-secret locations, and mysterious symbols. In the first episode the world’s oldest and largest secret society, The Freemasons, who are intertwined with American history, are revealed.
In Maine, only 400 men are among the lucky few who obtain annual licenses to fish for a rare and lucrative eel called the ‘elver’. Competition, turf battles, time pressures, and brutal hours and working conditions push each man to the limit.
‘Curiosity: Life On Mars', follows the Curiosity rover mission, which marks the beginning of what may be NASA's last chance to unravel the story of life on Mars.
What would it be like to live forever? How does life begin? What sank the Titanic? Returning series Curiosity attempts to uncover the truths behind these challenging questions.
What happens when a plane crashes? Does bracing really help? Where is the best place to sit? And fundamentally, are planes designed so that passengers can survive? Find out as the world's leading aviation experts deliberately crash a 737 passenger jet into the Mexican desert.
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Hurricane Sandy is of the most treacherous weather events to hit the United States. But how did Sandy become such a powerful storm and what lessons can be learnt for the future?
Follow teams of scientists and space weather forecasters as they race to understand the evolving complexities of this solar activity in ‘Curiosity: The Sun’.
Join the world's leading experts as they use state-of-the-art CGI compositing techniques to journey into the heart of these monsters to demonstrate how they work and why they are so difficult to understand.
On June 6, 1944, 3,000 planes dropped 23,000 airborne troops behind German lines, and 7,000 ships delivered around 20,000 military vehicles and 130,000 allied soldiers to storm five heavily defended French beaches in an all-or-nothing assault on Nazi-occupied Europe.
Re-live the drama in the Bering Sea with the seven crab fishing vessels and their crews through two of the toughest fishing seasons in the world, but how did they fare?
Renowned zoologist, animal trainer, and television presenter Dave Salmoni is no stranger to adventure. Having trekked the globe to study creatures and their unique ecosystems, Dave has walked the line between the wild and human world to explore the delicate balance between wildlife and civilization.
From a human mistake to a natural disaster, brand new series, Decoding Disaster, goes behind the headlines of recent history’s most unexpected tragedies. Each episode focuses on one particular category of accident or disaster and features two real stories that illustrate the dynamics of danger in that field.
The inner workings and strict, regimented rules of motorcycle clubs have always been off limits to the general public. Now, for the first time ever, gain unfettered access to this mysterious brotherhood as brand new series ‘The Devil's Ride' joins the ranks of Southern Californian motorcycle club, The Laffing Devils.
A groundbreaking discovery reveals that T-Rex may have been more deadly than we ever imagined.
These days when disaster strikes anywhere in the world, there’s usually someone there filming it. Witness all the action captured on this stunning footage captured on video, CCTV and mobile phones at the scene when the unthinkable incident happened.
On the floor of the Pacific Ocean lies a point on the sea bed so deep that if Mount Everest stood upon it there would still be a mile of water above its summit. This is Challenger Deep.
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Dual Survival is back for a new series and re-joins naturalist Cody Lundin and his new partner, Joseph Teti, a retired Force Recon Marine and former Army Special, as they take on some of the planet's most unforgiving terrain and demonstrate how the right skills and some creative thinking can keep you alive.
Dual Survival returns for another series, following military-trained Dave Canterbury and naturalist Cody Lundin as they take on some of the planet's most unforgiving terrain and demonstrate how the right skills and some creative thinking can keep you alive.
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This remarkable series gives you an inside look at extreme adventurers facing real health risks such as, cerebral edema, hypothermia and hallucinations. You will be able to watch as these climbers deal with their own physical and mental struggles - just to have one breathtaking moment at the top.
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Discovery Channel’s brand new series, Extreme Loggers takes viewers deep into the danger zone of one of the most hazardous jobs in history.
Discovery Channel joins forces with motoring favourite Mike Brewer for a special two-part documentary, Falklands Hero: Bravo November. The documentary offers a fascinating insight into the Chinook helicopter, one of the RAF's most revered aircrafts.
Fantomworks is a brand new series that sees car restoration expert Dan Short and his team restore cars from drab to fab.
In brand new series ‘Fast N' Loud', Richard and Aaron travel the back roads of Texas, scouring barns, swap shops and open fields in search of rare rides to restore.
FAST N' LOUD motor mastermind Richard Rawlings and mechanical prodigy Aaron Kaufman are back on Discovery Channel, searching for forgotten and neglected vintage cars. Most assume these old classics are rust buckets - but to this crew, they're potential goldmines
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FAST N’ LOUD is back for another series of hidden gems and forgotten derelict classic cars, as motor mastermind, Richard Rawlings, and mechanical prodigy, Aaron Kaufmann, search the far flung corners of Texas and the surrounding states for classic beauties.
Are these attacks an expression of the animals' true nature or the result of the artificial environment and relationships created by humans? And can man and animal ever live together without the threat of danger hanging over them?
This September, the brand new series of Fifth Gear returns exclusively to Discovery Channel. Join the most knowledgeable car experts on television, Vicki Butler-Henderson, Tiff Needell, Jason Plato and Jonny Smith, as they climb back into the driving seat to present a whirlwind of high octane features.
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With exclusive, in-depth interviews with the soldiers who took part in the missions, The Fight for Fallujah, chronicles the intense 2004 insurgent attacks and military operations in Fallujah which defined a new era of military engagement in Iraq.
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The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and to receive the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross, Amelia Earhart led an illustrious career as an American aviation pioneer. In July 1937, Amelia mysteriously vanished from the skies...
‘First Week In' offers a candid, behind-the-scenes look into the lives of profiled inmates and the moments leading up to their incarceration.
On September 11, 2001, passengers aboard Flight 93 fought back against terrorists determined to crash their plane: this is the definitive account of their fateful journey.
Join international sports stars Lawrence Dallaglio and Freddie Flintoff as they push themselves to the limit on a gruelling bike ride from Greece to London in extraordinary two-part special 'Flintoff & Dallaglio's Big Ride'.
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In Fred & Rose West: The West Murders the amazing secret archive of serial killers Fred and Rose West reveals the inner workings of the couple accused of Britain’s most shocking murderous sex crimes.
Cricket legend Freddie Flintoff is heading back to the wilderness with Discovery Channel for his new four-part show, Freddie Flintoff Goes Wild.
‘Future Weapons' returns for a brand new season with former US Navy SEAL Richard 'Mack' Machowicz. This exciting new series takes viewers into the macabre and secret world of weapons development, in his search to find the ultimate weapon.
'Ghost Lab' features the work of Everyday Paranormal - a paranormal investigation unit - who use cutting-edge technology to prove or disprove the existence of the supernatural.
17 year old Russian Natasha Demkina appears to have the incredible ability to see inside the human body – She is ‘The Girl With The X-Ray Eyes’.
Join the pioneering dredgers of Nome, Alaska as they head back out on to the unpredictable waters of the Bering Sea to hunt for gold in its dark, freezing depths in the brand new second series of ‘Gold Divers'.
GOLD DIVERS, ‘UNDER THE ICE’ is back, delving into the lives of a band of extraordinary fisherman and their golden galleons.
Following a summer diving for gold in the Bering Sea, those divers brave enough are back to face their toughest challenge yet.
The Gold Rush miners are back with a vengeance. Last mining season, father-and-son team Jack and Todd Hoffman sold everything they owned to fund their dream of mining for gold in Alaska, a dream which didn't quite pan out as they'd expected...
In series five of, ‘Gold Rush', everything has changed - new miners, new claims, new machines and new ways to pull gold out of the ground. But will big risks lead to an even bigger pay out?
‘Greatest Tank Battles' recreates monumental armoured conflict at its most compelling. Filmed on battlefields across the world, and using stunning, ultra-realistic CGI animation and eyewitness accounts, this original series puts viewers in the heat of the battles.
Throughout the 19th century, the territory west of the Mississippi was a rough place, crawling with outcasts, murderers, thieves and bounty hunters. Across this lawless landscape, a few brave men protected the innocent from an endless stream of gun-wielding outlaws.
In a world filled with impossible missions, a few extraordinary men choose to put their lives on the line. Each episode tells the incredible stories of real-life legends: men who have earned the right to be called HARDCORE HEROES.
This November sees the start of Discovery's new Heist strand (Fridays, 9.00pm). Dedicated to some of the most spectacular heists ever committed, the strand kicks off with Brink's-Mat Robbery which, marking its 25 year anniversary, documents Britain’s biggest ever heist; one that gripped the nation, shook the world go...
HELI-LOGGERS transports viewers to the rain forest of Northern British Columbia, where a rowdy group of loggers risk their lives to provide the world with lumber, a resource often taken for granted.
Highway to Sell sees motor-mouthed automotive expert Dennis Pittsenbarger and Florida-based mechanical mastermind Slick turn rusted wrecks into road-ripping dream cars.
This powerful one-off documentary tells the story of the giant airship Hindenburg, from its illustrious launch to its final voyage and spectacular demise, as witnessed and experienced by protagonists caught up in the catastrophe. This gripping film relays the story of the Hindenburg through the enquiry that was set up...
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'How Do They Do It?' returns for a seventh series, and gives viewers another behind-the-scenes look at how the ordinary objects that we take for granted are made.
'How Do They Do It?' returns for a sixth series, and gives viewers another behind-the-scenes look at how the ordinary objects that we take for granted are made.
Discovery Channel treats viewers to brand new episodes of the ever-popular and fascinating series ‘How It's Made'.
How is the universe put together? How is it built? And how does it actually work? Science's hit space series returns for a third season with eight new episodes to blow your mind. This series will answer how the universe started and how it will end – and everything in between.
In a few small pockets of the world there are people who still have to hunt to stay alive. Now in new series, The Hunger, modern day British hunter and gatherer Guy Grieve is determined to discover their secrets.
Discover the harrowing first-hand stories of people who came face to face with the ocean’s most feared predator, and were lucky enough to survive.
From the arid deserts of South West America, to the lethal waters of Australia, this jaw dropping new three part series features victims of the most intense and gruesome bites from around the world.
The first season of 'Ice Cold Gold' was but a glimpse of Greenland's power and potential. This season, the threats and rewards are multiplied. Nothing about Greenland is implied; a new world is about to be defined.
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ICE LAKE REBELS follows a handful of survivalists as they hunt for food, drill for water and trade for necessities, as well as protecting their own territory. Ultra-libertarians are forced together during brutal winters live on this frozen lake.
As usual in the UK, as the snow descends, things grind to a halt – especially the airports. Yellowknife, in Northern Canada, can afford no such luxury.
The Ice Pilots are back, flying out of Yellowknife, the gateway to some of the harshest winter places on earth.
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Formed in the 1980s, the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas is one of America's fastest growing and most violent white supremacist gangs.
Using cutting edge laboratory techniques like scanning electron microscopes and specialty photography, scientists capture these rarely seen inhabitants of the invisible world all around us.
‘JFK Air Force One Audio Tapes', is a riveting, behind the scenes, story of a presidential assassination, a desperate police manhunt for the killer and the vital role of local pressmen in keeping the world informed.
JFK: The Ruby Connection plots the timeline of events that led to the killing of President Kennedy, recreating the setting, and bringing eyewitnesses back for the first time to remember and restage the event.
Discovery Channel's one-hour premiere Killing Bin Laden, provides an second-by-second account of the Bin Laden operation.
The world of the demolition derby can be summed up by one simple axiom – “smash or be smashed.” Explosive egos, intense competition and automotive carnage make these destructive events impossible to turn away from.
In ‘Titanic's Last Mysteries With James Cameron' follow the Academy Award winning director as he leads his team of underwater explorers on a series of historic dives to film and document the innermost spaces of the world's most famous shipwreck.
On 8th July 8 2011 history was made as the shuttle Atlantis lifted off on the final flight of NASA's Space Shuttle programme. Thirty years after the first shuttle launch, the eyes of the world were once again on Kennedy Space Centre.
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In brand new series Lost Worlds, natural historian and adventurer, Monty Halls teams up with explorer, survival expert and pioneering climber Leo Houlding.
Fusing the showmanship and mystery of street magic with the raw power of science, brand new series ‘Magic Of Science’ exposes the marvellous mechanics behind these seemingly miraculous feats.
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Surviving the wild can be hard enough but add to the mix a husband and wife who do not always see eye to eye and you have Discovery Channel's ‘Man, Woman, Wild'
In a sleepy corner of Costa Rica is a very peculiar and extraordinary sanctuary, the only sanctuary in the world devoted to saving orphaned and injured sloths.
With brand new exclusive footage and first person accounts from Sendai and Tokyo, this one-off special pieces together the tectonic anatomy, scientific impact, global threat and future implications of one the most earth-shattering seismic events in history.
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Mission Critical: Hubble follows NASA astronauts as they attempt the most dangerous shuttle mission in history.
'Moments of Terror' will have you on the edge of your seat as you witness some of life's most frightening moments. Meet the individuals who have experienced situations that have put their lives in at risk - but have been lucky enough to survive and tell the tale.
"Monster Bug Wars" takes you up close and personal to some of nature's deadliest encounters - where losers aren't just attacked, they're eaten alive.
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They are creatures from darkest nightmares. So terrifying they make today's predators look feeble. Brand new series Monsters Resurrected takes viewers back thousands, sometimes millions of years to re-construct the most frightening predators of the past.
It may be illegal, but in America, Moonshining (producing your own distilled beverage) is a multi-million dollar industry. This tradition dates back hundreds of years and for many, it is considered to be a way of life.
Moonshiners returns to Discovery Channel, with more bootleggers, backwoods stills and American family traditions.
This new series of MOONSHINERS tells the story of those who brew their own illegal "white lightening" in the woods near their homes using camouflaged equipment whilst trying to stay on the good side of the local authorities
Discovery Channel takes viewers deep into the minds of the world’s most notorious, merciless and deadliest criminals with Most Evil. In this chilling new series, Columbia University’s Dr. Michael Stone profiles his “scale of evil” in order to rank and measure the evilness of some of the world’s most renowned criminal...
Murder Shift follows a team of Homicide Detectives as they bring justice to the streets of Indianapolis. Like every other big city, Indianapolis has its share of murders, but unlike many other cities, Indianapolis has an all-star squad of homicide detectives solving them, and bringing justice to the victims.
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Beneath the Vatican, scientists have uncovered thousands of ancient Roman skeletons in a mysterious catacomb. It's the ultimate cold-case and Discovery Channel’s captivating new documentary reveals the story behind the catacombs.
Special effects experts, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman return with another explosive series of Mythbusters. The duo are back to try and validate urban myths using every tool at their disposal.
Mythbusters returns for a fifth series, this is the amazing popular culture series that is taking the world by storm! An offbeat series investigating the bizarre claims of urban legends and modern misconceptions, this series doesn't just retell the stories... it puts them to the test!
Join Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman as they debunk, decode and demystify pop culture's most baffling urban myths and legends in the Sixth series of ‘Mythbusters'.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are special effects experts who will stop at nothing to find the truth. Using modern day science, they put everyday myths and urban legends to the test to determine what's busted... and what's confirmed.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are special effects experts who will stop at nothing to find the truth. Using modern day science, they put everyday myths and urban legends to the test to determine what's busted... and what's confirmed. Joined by fellow MythBusters Tory, Kari and Grant, his team is always ready to take it t
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In a very special episode of Mythbusters, Adam and Jamie tackle a request from the highest ranking viewer of all: President Barack Obama.
Kari, Grant and Tori tackle more myths including: can shooting two guns simultaneously ever be accurate? And is it possible to eat a spoonful of cinnamon without drinking water? Plus, the team answer myth requests from fans and blast through the ultimate A-Z of explosions.
What happens when you put a naked man and a naked woman in one of the most remote areas of the world? This brand new and rare series Naked & Afraid takes the term 'survival of the fittest' to the very next level.
Naked and Afraid is back with new couples, new challenges and even more extreme environments. Each week, a new pair of complete and total strangers, one man and one woman find themselves stranded and exposed to some of the world’s most extreme weather conditions
On the Pacific coast of Panama, a land lost in time, a Naked and Afraid Special Edition creates a challenge so difficult that two survivalists could not complete it alone.
Where do flying saucers originate? Do they carry aliens from other worlds? Or is the truth actually a lot stranger. During World War II the Nazi’s employed scientists to re-imagine the boundaries of scientific thought and practise.
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A fly-on-the-wall documentary following the lives of Australia’s customs and immigration officers.
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, ONE DAY IN AUSCHWITZ features the story of Polish-English Holocaust survivor Kitty Hart-Moxon, who was only 16 years old when she was sent to the notorious German-Nazi concentration and extermination camp with her mother.
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Eccentric British pool designer-extraordinaire Anthony Archer-Wills, is distinguished for being the best in the world for what he does: designing and delivering the ultimate swimming experience. A master designer and sculptor, Archer-Wills began designing water gardens in the 1960’s and hasn’t stopped since
‘Prehistoric’ takes viewers on an incredible journey back in time to see what stood, lived, fought and died hundreds, thousands, even millions of years ago.
Returning series ‘Railroad Alaska', follows an elite crew of railway workers as they battle ferocious weather and treacherous terrain to keep the State of Alaska's critical, 500-mile long, railroad rolling through the extreme winter.
The rats of NYC are taking no mercy as they force the residents of the city out of their homes, making them their own. If it were up to them, these rats would take over the entire city, building by building, block by block. This series takes viewers inside the world of an elusive and remarkable animal.
Real Vampires joins archaeologist Timothy Taylor and anthropologist Kathryn Denning on a journey from the mountains of Transylvania and the jungles of Brazil to the vampire covens of present-day New York, as they attempt to find out if there is a dark reality lurking behind the myth of this infamous creature.
Coming exclusively to Discovery Channel in March, is new series RICHARD E GRANT’S 7 DEADLY SINS OF THE ANIMAL, Hosted by the iconic British actor, the series uncovers the origins of the seven cardinal sins and exploring the dramatic affect they have on humans and the animal kingdom.
Overcoming perilous hurricanes, life-threatening electrical storms, 50-foot waves, near starvation and a fire that almost took their lives, Mick Dawson and Chris Martin set a new world record when they rowed 7000 miles across the Pacific Ocean from Japan to San Francisco in just 189 days.
Famed adventurer and survivalist, Bear Grylls will take five celebrities -Zak Efron, Channing Tatum, Tom Arnold, Tamron Hill and Deion Sandors - into the wild to the most remote locations around the world, for a 48-hour journey of a lifetime.
In 1959, nine Russian students went deep into the Ural Mountains. A few weeks later their mutilated, semi-naked bodies were found. What could have caused this?
On 2nd February 2 1959, nine college students hiked up the icy slopes of the Ural Mountains in the heart of Russia but never made it out alive. Investigators have never been able to give a definitive answer behind who, or what, caused the bizarre crime scene.
SALVAGE CITY follows Sam Coffey and his salvage crew as they break into abandoned buildings and rescue historic treasures doomed for a landfill and transform them into timeless pieces coveted by collectors.
Over the last century, Britain's Special Forces have undertaken a whole host of operations with unequalled skill, secrecy and bravery. From the Cockleshell Heroes daring 1942 raid deep into Nazi-occupied France to the dangerous sorties into enemy territory during the Gulf wars, their actions have epitomized heroism.
Come along on a fantastic journey, into deep space, through imaginary worlds, to the centre of the Earth, to cities of the future and parallel universes populated by mutants and androids.
When SEAL Team Six killed Osama Bin Laden during Operation Neptune Spear in 2011, they captured a treasure trove of hard drives, computers, videos and personal papers that revealed invaluable information about the world’s most wanted man
In this chilling new series, viewers get the chance to walk in the footsteps of the detectives who worked on some of the most infamous murder cases from the last twenty years.
This incredible historical document is hosted by James Cracknell to help explain and highlight the plight and struggle faced by Shackleton and his crew and the significance it still holds today.
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Photographer, author and shark expert Chris Fallows and natural history producer Jeff Kurr return to Seal Island, South Africa to learn more about the great white sharks that patrol its waters in brand new Shark Week special ‘Air Jaws Apocalypse'.
Nik Wallenda, “The King of the Highwire” is back at it again. This time, he is heading to the historic “Windy City” of Chicago to attempt his most audacious and challenging tightrope walk yet.
Nik Wallenda, a professional daredevil descended from the famed Wallenda circus family, is ready to take on his toughest and most dangerous challenge yet - to walk unaided and without a harness on a tightrope across the Grand Canyon.
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Discovery World offers an insightful look into the world of espionage in this gripping new series ‘Spy Wars'.
Hosted by Stan Lee, co-creator of Spiderman and the X-Men, Stan Lee's Superhumans goes in search of people with genuine, real-life super-powers.
Stephen Hawking's Grand Design: In Stephen Hawking's Grand Design the planet's most eminent physicist will be addressing three more of the most contentious issues that surround scientific understanding. Did God create the universe? What is the meaning of life? And what he regards as the key to the cosmos.
Fasten your seatbelts and hold on tight! Discovery Channel is buckling up for a wild ride inside the world of American street racing with brand new series, ‘Street Outlaws’.
Strip the Cosmos uses stunning CGI animation to strip planets, moons, black holes, stars and galaxies – layer by layer – to solve key mysteries surrounding the origin and destiny of the universe, and give an eye opening look at what goes on beyond our world.
Supercar Superbuild showcases the passion, artistry and engineering behind some of the fastest and most lust-worthy supercars in the world. Behind each story lies a dedicated team of passionate automotive artists that overcome tremendous obstacles as they dream big and think outside
Magician Dan White travels to the Himalayan country of Nepal in search of a feared monk who is said to possess the amazing ability to perform real magic, including levitation.
Join five of the world's most elite, thrill-seeking survivalists in this brand-new survival inspired series.
The stakes don't get much higher than this: you were dead, and now you're not. Each hour tells three gripping tales of some of the 8 million Americans who have been declared dead only to be revived by medicine or miracle.
Surviving Death recounts the extraordinary experiences of people who have died and returned to life, examining the rare physiology behind exactly how the body can physically die, and then bring itself back to life.
Surviving Disaster is a series unlike any other, providing you with the crucial knowledge that could save your life in a dangerous situation.
Surviving Exodus hosted by Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul, delves into the natural world and explains the most mysterious stories of all time, that have been told for the last thousand years, of natural disasters sent by god: plagues of flies, frogs and locusts, furious storms and parting seas. With a crack team of explo
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From the sun-scorched sands of the Kalahari to the snake-infested jungles of the Amazon, Les Stroud has survived it all, and this January, Survivorman is back with a brand new series. Filmmaker and naturalist Stroud experiences intense temperatures, exasperation and challenges as he demonstrates the key survival skill...
'Swords: Life on the Line' enters the high-risk world of New England's long line fishermen who put their lives on the line to catch valuable swordfish in some of the world’s most dangerous waters.
‘Tanked' returns for a brand new third series, follow the antics of business partners, best friends and constant rivals Wayde King and Brett Raymer as they run America's largest aquarium manufacturing company, Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM).
Tattoo Hunter follows tattoo anthropologist Lars Krutak as he investigates ancient body modification rituals from around the world. He seeks to understand the meaning behind these sacred traditions that date back thousands of years by immersing himself into the daily life of warriors, cannibals and head-hunters.
In dire situations, man’s greatest survival tool is the strength, comradeship and skill of the people he is with…so long as he can stand them. In Tethered, two people from opposite backgrounds and philosophies must embark on an epic journey across treacherous terrain on a mission to find rescue.
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Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through The Wormhole explores the deepest mysteries of existence and the questions that have puzzled mankind since the dawn of time. Episodic Images only. If you require images of Morgan Freeman, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Titanic's final hours are well documented, but how did she come into existence? Combining cutting edge computer graphics, dramatic recreations, painstaking research and first hand evidence, ‘Titanic: Birth of a Legend' charts her progress from dream, to drawing board, and ultimately, to disaster.
In this UK premiere Sir Tony Robinson, the history presenter and former Blackadder star, tells the story of the Great War. How it started, how it changed the world and how it finished with a 100 day flourish of military brilliance
TREASURE QUEST: VICTORY SPECIAL follows Odyssey Marine Exploration as they make their dramatic recent discovery of HMS Victory, the direct predecessor to Nelson’s flagship. Believed to be one of Britain’s greatest historic shipwrecks, Victory was lost in the English Channel in 1744, taking the 1000 plus crew on board....
In new series Turbo Pickers, car expert Paul Cowland and star mechanic Dave Southall turn supposedly knackered, over-rusted vehicles and unwanted machine parts into tidy little earners.
Since the seal was broken on his sacred tomb, the curse of Tutankhamen has reverberated down the ages. What is the truth behind the mysterious deaths, shadowy spiritualists, cocaine conspiracies, blood worship, cannibalistic legends, and diseased booby traps that haunt the world's imagination to this day?
Ever since he was a teenager, when he was inspired by the efforts of Bear Grylls, Geordie Stewart has been fired by a hugely ambitious desire - to climb the highest mountain in each of the world's seven continents.
This series goes undercover to relive America’s most infamous undercover federal, state and local police investigations.
THE UNEXPLAINED FILES is back for its second series with even more of the world’s most baffling stories of sightings in the sky, mysterious disappearances, strangely terrifying creatures and reports of real UFO encounters.
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This May, Discovery Channel is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2, with a month of new and exclusive content dedicated to remembering one of the most pivotal moments in European history.
This new series tells the compelling story of THE VIETNAM WAR, exploring everything from the impact of Christian missionaries & French colonialism, to Japan's invasion during WWII, and the rise of Ho Chi Minh.
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The brand new six-part series Ways to Save the Planet features a team of the world’s most prominent scientists and engineers who embark on a range of cutting edge projects from the controversial field of geo-engineering.
Weird or What? returns with a brand new series, investigating all that is mysterious and strange in the world, and asks, is it really inexplicable, or can we find a logical, scientific explanation?
On the frozen wastes of the Antarctic Ocean, a courageous crew of activists and eco-pirates scour the horizon for their prey: the vast killing ships of the Japanese whaling fleet. Led by maverick Captain, Paul Watson, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is a radical environmental organisation that is attempting to e...
In the North Atlantic, between Iceland and Scotland, lies a chain of islands with picturesque beaches and rolling green hills. The Faroe Islands are a self-governing Danish Territory of 50,000 people - descendants of Vikings, bound by proud tradition, who have fished these waters for thousands of years.
WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG? Find out in the explosive new series, where real-life friends, Grant Reynolds and Kevin Moore, work to decipher what went wrong in the most outrageous internet fail videos
Car legends Mike Brewer and Edd China are taking the biggest risk of their car careers. They're opening shop in the heart of the most exciting and competitive car business on the planet: the West Coast of America.
Mike Brewer, who has been a successful car dealer for many years, is back with a second series of Wheeler Dealers: Trading up. This will be Mike’s toughest challenge yet. With a starting amount of $3000 to buy a car, Mike will attempt to trade his way around the world
Wild Britain With Ray Mears, Season 2
Brand new to Discovery Channel this April, WILD PLANET is a breath-taking documentary series that celebrates the unusual, the unexpected... and the downright bizarre, as it takes an extraordinary look at the world’s greatest hotspots of biodiversity and evolution.
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In this collection of incredible stories of aliens and UFOs from around the world, viewers will meet the experts, skeptics, and the extraterrestrial-obsessed who have dedicated their lives to uncovering the truth in WORLD'S STRANGEST UFO STORIES.
WORLD'S TOUGHEST DRIVE follows three men as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime, as they attempt to break the world record for the fastest over land journey to the South Pole.
James Cracknell. Freddie Flintoff. Bear Grylls. These are just some of the great adventurers that will feature in a collection of brand new one-offs and series over the next few months that will take viewers on a nail biting journey to all corners of the Earth...
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Yukon Men returns for a new series and life hasn't got any easier for the residents of the remote community of Tanana, Alaska.
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