Discovery Channel, the flagship network of Discovery Communications, is devoted to creating the highest quality non-fiction programming in the world and remains one of the most dynamic networks on television. It offers viewers an engaging line-up of high-quality non-fiction entertainment from blue-chip nature, science and technology, ancient and contemporary history, adventure, cultural and topical documentaries.
Discovery Channel’s programming is primarily focused on reality television series, such as speculative investigation automobiles, and occupations. It also features documentaries specifically aimed at families and younger audiences.
DISCOVERY CHANNEL HIGHLIGHTS
Premieres 9th August
Thursday, 9PM (SEA/MY), 8PM (BKK/JKT) and 8.10PM (MNL)
The Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) is a fast rising car counterculture among a particularly younger generation of enthusiasts. JDM vehicles are made in Japan for the Japanese market but differ greatly from what’s exported to America. In Salt Lake City, Eric Bizek and Trey Cobb are rising stars on the JDM scene who do one-of-a-kind, painstaking work restoring 70s era Japanese automobiles for uber-loyal customers.
Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings
Premieres 9th August
Thursday, 10.50PM (SEA/MY) and 9.50PM (BKK/JKT/MNL)
Thirty-two racers met at Memphis International Raceway for the first ever No Prep Kings Invitational. And, as everyone gets closer to the final race, the competition heats up, the cars speed up, and everyone fights as hard as they can to come out on top.
James Patterson’s Murder Is Forever
Premieres 19 August
Sun, 11.45PM (SEA/MY), 10.45PM (BKK/JKT) and 10.40PM (MNL)
From bestselling author and master of suspense James Patterson and the Emmy-winning producers at Stephen David Entertainment, comes James Patterson’s Murder Is Forever, a dramatic crime series. Each episode presents a unique murder mystery that’s packed with suspense, big twists and turns, and will keep the viewer guessing until to the very end. But perhaps the most shocking thing of all is that they’re all true.
Goblin Works Garage
Premieres 26 July
Thurs, 9.55PM (SEA/MY), 8.55PM (BKK/JKT) and 9PM(MNL
Goblin Works Garage is Jimmy de Ville, Ant Partridge and Helen Stanley. Together they create stunning custom cars and bikes. They’re on a mission to bring a once Great British engineering company, Goblin, back to life.
Shark Week (Stunt)
Premieres 23 July 2018
Saturday, 9PM (SEA/MY), 8PM (BKK/JKT) and 8.10PM(MNL)
We took the most fascinating, feared creature on Earth, an underwater camera, a few fearless scientists and made magic. Shark Week, the longest-running cable event on television. An epic celebration that has been making summer better for 30 years. A week that brings the world together to revel in the most jaw-dropping and misunderstood animals on our planet, while inspiring us to live life to the fullest and protect it for the future.
First In Human
Premieres 18 July
Wednesday, 10.50PM (SEA/MY) and 9.50PM(BKK/JKT/MNL)
Directed by Emmy winner John Hoffman and executive produced by Hoffman and Emmy winner Dyllan McGee, First In Human is a three-part medical documentary series taking viewers inside the crucial beginning phase of scientific research. The series follows four patients as they participate in a “First in Human” trial, revealing the quiet heroism of both doctors and patients.
Thai Cave Rescue
Premieres Monday, 23rd July, 9:50PM
Repeats Sunday, 29th July, 9:50PM
DISCOVERY CHRONICLES THE HARROWING STORY AND EXTRAORDINARY RESCUE OF THE THAI SOCCER TEAM THAT IS CAPTIVATING THE WORLD IN OPERATION THAI CAVE RESCUE, A 1-HOUR SPECIAL
From the moment the heartbreaking news broke that 12 young Thai soccer players and their 25-year-old coach were stuck in a cave complex near the Myanmar border, the world has been glued to the rescue and recovery details. For over two weeks, the facts of how the group ended up in the cave and the subsequent mobilization of rescue workers around the globe has been a testament of just how powerful human spirit can be—while the sudden and tragic death of one of the rescue divers underscored the seriousness of the situation.
But as each boy has been pulled out, there remains many questions. Why were these boys there? How did they survive for nearly two weeks without food and without knowing how to swim? What will their physical and mental state be moving forward? What would it take to get this group out of this treacherous cave, and why did the unique geology of this cave present so many challenges? OPERATION THAI CAVE RESCUE will be the first documentary to explore and unpack every angle of this remarkable rescue operation.
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