A Discovery Channel/BBC co-production four years in the making, AFRICA is a seven-part series that brings the continent to life with never-before-filmed species, animal behaviors and secret, natural wonders of the world.
ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER, back for its second season on Tuesday, October 2nd at 9pm ET/PT, catches viewer up with the Kilcher family and their isolated community outside Homer, Alaska.
Discovery Channel and award-winning actor/director Robert Redford present ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN REVISITED, a landmark television event looking back at Watergate - the original game changer of American politics.
Discovery Channel's AMERICAN CHOPPER will be returning with BRAND NEW EPISODES on Monday, Sept. 3rd at 9pm ET/PT.
Amish Mafia, a new Discovery Channel series, will provide the first-ever look at the small and tightly-knit group of men who protect and maintain peace and order within the Amish community in Lancaster, PA.
Paul Brown and his intrepid Gallery 63 crew are back for season four of AUCTION KINGS kicking off on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 9PM ET/PT
There is a modern day oil boom hitting the hills of south central Kentucky on Discovery Channel’s BACKYARD OIL premiering Tuesday, April 23 at 10 PM ET/PT
Every summer, as the glacial ice melts around the frozen and isolated port of Nome, Alaska, a handful of driven and sometimes desperate fortune seekers hunt for gold in the most unlikely of places: the bottom of the Bering Sea. From the producers of DEADLIEST CATCH.
The solid ice that covers roughly two miles of the Bering Sea during the winter months has always protected this valuable and highly sought-after precious metal. Until now. BERING SEA GOLD: UNDER THE ICE tells the stories of these real ice hole gold miners who risk it all to go beneath the ice.
Who will become America’s next great innovator? Discovery’s THE BIG BRAIN THEORY: PURE GENIUS is looking for the next great technological mind that could change the future. Hosted by Kal Penn, the eight-week series premieres Wednesday, May 1 at 10 PM E/P.
Discovery Channel’s BLADE BROTHERS introduces viewers to Todd Begg – a knife-making legend with twenty years of experience turning slabs of steel into five-figure collectables. BLADE BROTHERS will consist of two 30-minute episodes premiering back-to-back on Friday, April 19 at 10PM ET/PT.
Discovery channel introduces the Cutter's - a blue collar, Midwestern family determined to keep their oil company alive amidst Ohio's aggressive oil boom in the new series BLOOD AND OIL premiering Tuesday, June 18 at 10 PM ET/PT.
Is science the secret sorcery to creating a successful magic trick? Get ready to learn the chemistry, physics and biology powering the world’s greatest illusions.
In this two-night special, CHOPPER fans will once again have the opportunity to vote on their favorite bike after seeing the four finished products during CHOPPER LIVE: THE ROAD TO REVENGE on Monday, December 10th at 9pm ET/PT. The next evening, Tuesday, December 11th at 9:00pm ET/PT, CHOPPER LIVE: THE REVENGE will air
From the visionary mind of Discovery's founder John Hendricks comes an unprecedented series that brings the ‘I wonder?’ moment to television.
The veteran captains of DEADLIEST CATCH are back and this season the young deckhands and skippers plan to give them a run for their bounty. From Thom Beers’ Original Productions, the multiple Emmy Award-winning DEADLIEST CATCH returns for its ninth season at 9 PM E/P, Tuesday, April 16 on Discovery Channel.
It's a bike club. It's a brotherhood. For the first time Discovery goes inside the world of motorcycle clubs with the members of San Diego's Laffing Devils.
Mike Rowe, the world's most sought after guinea pig for all things dirty, grimy and messy, hosts Discovery Channel's Emmy®-nominated series, DIRTY JOBS WITH MIKE ROWE.
Discovery's 2013-14 slate is highlighted by major live events such as WALLENDA LIVE, significant history and natural history programs HIDDEN KINGDOM and SURVIVAL, bold new series such as BIG BRAIN THEORY: PURE GENIUS and favorite returning series that include DEADLIEST CATCH, GOLD RUSH, AMISH MAFIA, and MOONSHINERS.
DOOMSDAY BUNKERS pulls back the curtain on advanced and secretive underground bunkers -- impenetrable safety zones - that feature the ultimate in security, comfort, and cutting edge design and technology.
Two people with drastically different backgrounds and survival strategies take on some of the planet's most unforgiving terrain to demonstrate how the right skills and creative thinking can keep you alive in the most dangerous situations.
Discovery Channel invites viewers to peer into the underground world of drug smuggling, animal trafficking and illegal gun trading. Each hour-long episode uncovers the sophisticated methods and radical techniques used by criminals who are willing to take drastic measures in order to turn a profit.
This season goes into overdrive when Richard sees an opportunity to restore one of the rarest cars in the world, the Ferrari F-40. Start your engines for FAST N’ LOUD on Discovery Channel Monday, June 10 at 9 PM ET/PT.
It’s the biggest prize in the sea – weighing in between 320 and 1,500 pounds, the Giant Bluefin Tuna are the most expensive fish in the world, their price driven up by Japanese demand for sushi. The largest tuna swim north to the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean where they’re caught with rod and reel.
The award-winning team behind PLANET EARTH provide the ultimate portrait of our earth's polar regions in the next great high def natural history series, FROZEN PLANET.
Revisit FROZEN PLANET with an hour-long special featuring some of the best sequences from the 2011 documentary miniseries.
Part history buffs, part pickers, Brit and Scott visit old ghost towns, abandoned mining camps and industrial graveyards in search of treasured ruins from the Wild West.
GOLD RUSH, Discovery Channel’s highest-rated series, returns for a third season on Friday, October 26th. After two years of equipment breakdowns, infighting and battling Mother Nature, this season one crew finally strikes it rich.
Each year hordes of grizzlies come out of hibernation and are thrust together in a life and death frenzy of feeding, fighting and mating. The breathtaking footage, airing on Discovery Channel on Sunday, May 12 from 9pm ET/PT to 11pm ET/PT, will bring viewers closer to the lives of these bears than anyone thought possible
HEROES OF HELL’S HIGHWAY, a new three part series, follows two platoons who go into the heart of Taliban country to clear Improvised Explosive Devices, or IEDs, so the rest of the military can get through.
HOW WE INVENTED THE WORLD examines four inventions that define the modern world – cell phones, cars, planes, and skyscrapers.
It's back to basics for Jesse James as he goes back to his roots as one of the top fabricators in the world. The stakes are high for everyone as Jesse needs to get back to business and his crew knows it's their shot to join the big leagues.
JUNGLE GOLD premieres on Discovery Channel Friday Oct. 26 at 10 PM ET/PT, and follows Americans George Wright and Scott Lomu, two hard working men who risk it all to mine for gold and strike it rich in Ghana.
Go underneath the hood of today's Ku Klux Klan and see the surprisingly relevant face of the Klan in this age. Gain unprecedented access to their iconic rituals, closed-door meetings, deepest archives, and the home of a modern, 3-generation Klan family.
In the new competition series MACHINES OF GLORY, three crews of the highest-skilled machine operators battle it out to determine who emerges as kings and queens of the construction job site.
MILE WIDE TORNADO: STORMCHASERS TRIBUTE is a one hour special that honors the lives of Tim Samaras, Carl Young and Paul Samaras of Discovery's STORMCHASERS series who were killed during the May 31 2013 tornado outbreak in Oklahoma, near El Reno.
This new documentary follows citizen militia, survival and prepper groups in Arizona, Florida and Indiana who are preparing for the worst. After what they consider to be inadequate government responses to tragedies like Hurricane Katrina, these groups believe that disaster will strike – and they must be ready.
Mankind finally confronts the creature of the deep as the first ever footage of the giant squid where it lives is revealed in Discovery Channel's MONSTER SQUID: THE GIANT IS REAL which premieres on January 27, 2013 at 8 PM ET/PT as the season finale of CURIOSITY.
White Lightning, Bathtub Gin, Mountain Dew, or just plain Moonshine - it has many names - but what remains true is it's made in secret and it's illegal. Bootleggers, backwoods stills and American family traditions continue on Discovery Channel's series MOONSHINERS
MYTHBUSTERS aims to uncover the truth behind popular myths and legends, mixing scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to create their own signature style of explosive experimentation.
The survival genre strips down when Discovery's brand new series NAKED & AFRAID premieres on Sunday, June 23rd at 10:20pm ET/PT, immediately following SKYWIRE LIVE WITH NIK WALLENDA. NAKED & AFRAID will move to its regular 10:00pm ET/PT timeslot the following Sunday, June 30th.
The first person ever to walk the length of the Amazon River, Ed Stafford, undertakes an extreme physical and mental survival challenge as he lands naked and alone on the island of Olorua with only his brain and bare hands to keep him alive. NAKED CASTAWAY premieres on Discovery Channel Sunday April 14 at 10PM ET/PT
If you think you know North America, you can think again. In this unforgettable television event, Discovery Channel turns the lens toward its homeland and captures a land where life collides with hostile, untamed wilderness in the most diverse, deadly environment on Earth.
Meet survival’s odd couple and strap in for a rescue mission like no other with ONE CAR TOO FAR, premiering SUNDAY, August 19th at 9PM ET/PT. Over the course of three days, Gary and Bill employ unusual survival techniques and quirky mechanical tricks to achieve their main objective: return the car to civilization!
Discovery Channel presents OSAMA BIN LADEN: THE FINISH on October 17 at 10 PM ET/PT, based on author Mark Bowden's gripping new book, "The Finish: The Killing of Osama bin Laden" (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2012) which was released on October 16.
OVERHAULIN’ brings viewers into the world of the iconic Foose Designs where Chip Foose and his dream team transform vehicles into the most amazing and imaginative automotives on television.
Phoenix Arizona leads the nation in foreclosures but where some see a lost cause, others smell a diamond in the rough. Now 'bidder' rivals face off as homes go - sight unseen - on the auction block.
Money is everywhere. We use it, love it and all want more of it. SECRET LIFE OF MONEY will take viewers behind the scenes of the systems that design, produce, protect, distribute and manage America's money.
Cable’s longest running programming event and everyone’s favorite summertime ritual, SHARK WEEK, celebrates 25 years beginning August 12th with nine all-new shark-filled specials.
There are modern day pirates patrolling the coast of southern Florida – and the bounty they’re after is boats in distress. Salvage companies scan the waters day and night. When trouble strikes they race into action, whether it’s saving a sinking vessel or rescuing boats from dangerous hurricane storms.
This new three-part series narrated by Mike Rowe tells the story of one of the greatest deep-sea treasure quests of all time. It will take viewers on board the Odyssey Explorer, as it launches its most audacious operation ever -- locate and excavate three shipwrecks worth as much as a billion dollars all in one season.
It will be one of the most daring and captivating live events in history -- Nik Wallenda, known as “The King of the High Wire,” will traverse the majestic Grand Canyon, without using a harness at 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River, a height greater than the Empire State Building.
Will Hayden, his daughter Stephanie, Joe, Kris, Charlie, Flem, and the rest of Red Jacket Firearms crew are back with a new drama-filled season of SONS OF GUNS which premieres on Friday, April 19 at 9 PM ET/PT.
Discovery Channel is buckling up for a wild ride inside the world of American street racing with STREET OUTLAWS on Monday, June 10th at 10pm ET/PT
After almost four years, SURVIVORMAN returns to Discovery Channel for gripping all-new episodes. Filmmaker and outdoor adventurer Les Stroud once again ventures into the wild with no food, no water and no crew. He must rely on his years of training, raw instincts and sheer will to survive.
Everyday, money, guns and drugs pour across America’s northern border into the United States. Charged with protecting our borders is the Department of Homeland Security, and nowhere is their job more challenging than along either side of Detroit’s Ambassador Bridge.
In a remote wilderness inside the border of Northern California and Oregon – known as the Emerald Triangle – marijuana flourishes. WEED COUNTRY, a new six part series, goes inside the world of growers and dealers looking to engineer some of the most powerful marijuana on earth and doing their best to keep out of jail.
Spycams allow viewers a moving three-dimensional view as they ride on the backs of spectacular eagles, cranes, pelicans, snow geese and countless other birds while they soar above some of the most awe-inspiring parts of America, Africa and Europe. Prepare for the flight of a lifetime and see the world like never before.
Yukon Men unveils Tanana, Alaska as its people face one of the most brutal winters on record.
Discovery Channel introduces a group of ordinary people prepping for a zombie takeover and examines the science behind this end-of-the-world scenario in the new one-hour special ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE, premiering Tuesday, December 18th at 10PM ET/PT.