Discovery Asia (formerly as Discovery HD World) is a cable TV channel that features Asian related documentaries and asia-original programming.
DISCOVERY ASIA HIGHLIGHTS
Way Back Home
Premieres 18th July 2019
Thursday, 9:00 PM (SIN) / 8PM (JKY/BKK)
Way Back Home is the first of its kind audio/visual content franchise in India that explores the original narratives of young, authentic, passionate traveler as they embark on a road to self discovery.
Premieres 21st July 2019
Sunday, 9:00 PM (SIN) / 8PM (JKY/BKK)
Renowned herpetologist Nirut Chomngan takes viewers on a wild journey across the country in an unforgettable adventure filled with deadly encounters, as he joins conservation teams tasked with protecting these astonishing creatures and their jungle home.
Macau from Above
Premieres 24th July 2019
Wednesday, 9:00 PM (SIN) / 8PM (JKY/BKK)
Discover in the most scenic way a unique place in Asia. Macau might be tiny but has an incredibly rich cultural history which stretches from old European colonial heritage to Chinese modernity.
Red Ape: Saving the Orangutan
Premieres 31st July 2019
Wednesday, 9:00 PM (SIN) / 8PM (JKY/BKK)
Red Ape follows a team fighting to save critically endangered orangutans of Borneo, revealing the reasons for their decline and exploring what their future may hold.
John Torode’s Middle East
Premieres 13th June 2019
Thursday, 9:00 PM
Chef John Torode goes on an incredible journey to track down the best food in the Middle East- hunting down the most inspiring local cooks and discovering the distinctive flavours of each country’s cuisine.
Hualien Earthquake Decoded
Premieres 6th June 2019
Thursday, 9:00 PM
On Feb. 6th, 2018, Hualien County in Taiwan was hit with a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. Although scientific studies still cannot predict precisely when the earthquake will hit; Hualien County Gov. was able to reduce the damage to the most minimal.
Premieres 24th June 2019
Mondays, 9:00 PM
Join internationally renowned chefs Jock Zonfrillo and Jianmin Qu on an adventure from Adelaide to Shanghai as they share experiences, local traditions and recipes.
Nadiya’s Asian Odyssey
Premieres 6th May 2019
Monday, 9:00 PM
Nadiya Hussain was born and raised up in Britain but her family is from Bangladesh. In this series, she makes a surprise discovery about her DNA which sees her travel solo for the first time, exploring the people, places and food of Thailand and Cambodia
Archeologeeks In Bagan
Premieres 7th May 2019
Tuesday, 9:00 PM
A new breed of archeologists is exploring modern techniques for bringing Bagan’s heritage back to life: they are archeologeeks. They make the impossible possible bringing the temples’ legendary hidden treasures back into the light.
MH370: Inside the Situation Room
Premieres 8th March 2019
Friday at 9:00 PM
On March 8th 2014 flight MH370 vanished less than an hour after take off. This is the exclusive behind-thescenes documentary on the biggest, most mysterious and political plane crash since the Lockerbie disaster.
Orangutan Jungle School
Premieres 7 March 2019
Thursday, 9:00 PM
A docu-soap following the hilarious antics, triumphs, and tragedies of a gang of orphan orangutans as they progress through a unique forest school system. They don’t know it yet, but these curious youngsters are destined for great things if they graduate from this school with a difference the chance to live free in the wild. Along the way they endure all the embarrassments, tears, tantrums and teenage crushes that come with growing up orangutan.
Premieres 3rd February 2019
Sunday at 8:00 PM (SIN), 7:00 PM (JKT/BKK)
Aerial Asia 2
Premieres 6 December 2018
This four-part series shot in stunning 4K captures the history and culture of this extraordinary continent and reveals a spectacular view of Asia that has never been seen before.
Garden In The Sky
Premieres 4 November 2018
David Attenborough narrate this series as we delve into the work of the ecologists and educators of Hong Kong’s 60year old NGO, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden. They reveal KFBG’s sustainable living, nature conservation and education work in Hong Kong and South China.
Japan From Above
Premieres 6 November 2018
China: The Miraculous Transformation
Premieres 7th October 2018
Meet Deng Xiao Ping, the strategist that used ancient wisdom and 14th century systems to rescue China from the chaotic Cultural Revolution and set China on the road to becoming a global influence.
Premieres 13th October 2018
A series on India’s iconic military operations. In a docudrama rendition each operation is deciphered and depicted through recreations, archival pictures, footage, interviews and CGI that decipher the tactics, combat and strategy deployed.
Italiani: Made in India
Premieres 10th September 2018
Following the docu-series Italiani Made in China, A new group of second generation youngsters is set to go to an extraordinary anthropological experiment. They will travel to India, where they will deal with their story and their identity, torn between two cultures. They will go in search of everything they left in a country to which they belong but that they have forgotten. A 10.000 km journey to rediscover something about themselves.
Indian Dream Hotel 3
Premieres 19th September 2018
This series follows actor Miriam Margolyes, dancer Wayne Sleep, actor Sylvester McCoy, and five other well known Brits as they head to India to see if they can set up a better, more rewarding retirement there than in the UK.
Premieres 23rd September 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Dubai: This series features five of the most fascinating megacities in our globalized world, each a symbiosis of old and new, where the tradition of the souq and the mosque converges with the contemporary world of skyscrapers.
Emerald Islands of Malaysia
Premieres 15 August 2018
The islands of Malaysia are jewels of the natural world, ecological paradises where ancient rainforests cascade down mountains into crystal clear seas. Each is a haven for wildlife, each boasts its own wildlife story. The episode features several enigmatic species both above and below the water. Compelling macro photography allows us to explore the fascinating world of insect mimicry. An intimate and stunning portrait of some of the most beautiful islands on earth.
Better Late Than Never
Premieres 22 August 2018
The one-hour series will travel to Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan; Seoul, South Korea; Hong Kong; and Phuket and Chiang Mai, Thailand before heading home. Henry Winkler, William, Terry Bradshaw, George Foreman and Jeff Dye will navigate their way through each city, all the while dealing with the unexpected twists and turns that any trip presents. As they check off items on their own personal “bucket list,” the five will rely on each other for support and encouragement and, in the process, demonstrate that friendship is the ultimate gift.
Asia: Secret Lives, Hidden Places 2
Premieres 28 August 2018
In Asia there are enormous areas of wild, breath-taking beauty that entices and lures visitors. The parks covered are in china, Indonesia, India, Malaysia and Vietnam. Each them has its own particular gems, whether above or below the water.
Breaking Point: Indian Submarines
Premieres 21 July 2018
In this series, we get an all access pass to the training it takes to become a submariner. We also look at the last 50 years of India’s submarine arsenal – from buyers to builders of indigenous war machines.
Hong Kong Zhuhai Macao Bridge
Premieres 23 July 2018
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge will be the world’s longest sea crossing and a technical triumph for China. But who are the people spending over a decade engineering this colossal marvel? And how will it re-define what it means to build for 21st century
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