ABOUT DISCOVERY CHANNEL
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 SEPTEMBER 2020 CHANNEL SCHEDULE & HIGHLIGHTS
THE DINO HUNTERS
Premieres 08 September 2020
Every Tuesday | 9:00 pm (PH)
6 x 60′
In this new series, cowboys and ranchers rely on their deep knowledge of the land to search for prehistoric dinosaur fossils –from T-Rexes and Triceratops to discovering a rare and disputed dinosaur species that might very well have scientific impact well beyond the tv series.
The series brings these creatures back to life by using a combination of 3D modeling and Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) to create X-ray visualizations of both the fossils and the dinosaurs. The spectacular images reveal what the dinosaur looked like, how they moved, and other important characteristics of these prehistoric giants.
DOWN TO EARTH WITH ZAC EFRON
Premieres 13 September 2020
Every Sunday | 8:10 pm (PH)
8 x 60′
Zac Efron traveling to different locations with his celebrity friends, going in depth on their passions and appetites. The pilot is with Zac’s brother, Dylan, going to Japan in search for authentic sushi and learning its origins.
INTO THE WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS AND AKSHAY KUMAR
Premieres 20 September 2020
Every Sunday | 9:50 pm (PH)
1 x 60′
In this episode of Into the Wild with Bear Grylls, adventurer and survivalist Bear takes Bollywood Box-office Superstar, Akshay Kumar on an adventure into Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Southern India. Together Bear and Akshay set out on a classic military-style mission.
From climbing a tree to making tea with the most unconventional natural ingredient, elephant dung, the journey sees Akshay the action superstar at his adventurous best. Through the journey, Akshay Kumar receives messages from Bollywood friends motivating him to keep going and watch out for danger. In the jungles, wild elephants are a real threat.
Watch Akshay and Bear Grylls traverse the dense Indian jungles to get back to safety.
Premieres 22 September 2020
Every Tuesday | 9:00 pm (PH)
5 x 60′
Five extraordinary hotspots, five unique mysteries and a new cast of charismatic creatures in each location… What makes these places so special? How did they shape the creatures that live there? Each episode takes us on an adventure through time and space to reveal how these animals came to be…and why they exist only in these exceptional places on our planet. They are nature’s greatest wild locations and their secrets reveal a planet more beautiful and more bizarre than we could ever imagine…
DISCOVERY CHANNEL OCTOBER 2020 CHANNEL SCHEDULE & HIGHLIGHTS
COVID-19: INDIA’S WAR AGAINST THE VIRUS
Premieres 04 October 2020
Every Sunday | 9:55 pm (PH)
India is the world’s largest democracy and the second most populous country. It’s a land of sharp social divide. Its infrastructure and ecosystem are extremely complicated and layered. During moments of crisis, all these factors come to the forefront.
Can India fight the pandemic which is paralysing the world? In this film, we will unfold all the steps being taken across the country to battle the pandemic – as we follow the global and Indian timeline.
ALL ON THE LINE
Premieres 05 October 2020
Every Monday | 9:00 pm (PH)
It’s late in the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna season. In the iconic fishing town of Gloucester, Massachusetts, many boats are done for the season. But there are two crews still fighting to land monster tuna and keep their family businesses going through the winter. As the weather worsens, the fish get bigger and the stakes get higher. These monster tunas can weigh more than 1,000 pounds and are reeled in the old fashion way – by hand – making it the ultimate battle of man versus beast. It’s all hands-on deck as these fishermen risk everything to bring home a monster payday.
MIKE BREWER’S WORLD OF CARS
Premieres 15 October 2020
Every Thursday | 8:10 pm (PH)
Wheeler Dealers’ experienced car trader Mike Brewer and acclaimed motor specialist Ant Anstead are gearing up to save motoring classics from the crusher. Join the automotive world’s finest duo as they work on restoring classic vehicles on a budget and face intense challenges, but never fail to see their creations to a lucky new owner.
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WILL SMITH : OFF THE DEEP END
Premieres 31 August 2020
Monday | 8:10 pm (PH)
Will Smith, one Hollywood’s biggest stars, is on a journey to overcome his greatest fears. With the help of his family, and shark attack survivor Paul De Gelder, Will is going to come face to face with the stuff of his nightmares massive tiger sharks.
TYSON VS JAWS : RUMBLE ON THE REEF
Premieres 01 September 2020
Tuesday | 8:10 pm (PH)
Get ready for the biggest heavyweight smackdown Planet Earth has ever seen.
In this one of a kind Shark Week special, two deadly contenders head into the Aqua ring to see who will reign supreme.
In one corner, out of Brooklyn New York, is former Heavyweight Champion of the (land) World, Mike Tyson. In the other corner, hailing from the Blue Waters of the Bahamas is the ocean’s top apex predator, Tiger Shark. Pound for pound, bite for bite, only one will emerge victorious as the first ever, Heavyweight Champion of Surf and Turf.
SHARKADELIC SUMMER WITH SNOOP DOGG
Premieres 02 September 2020
Wednesday | 8:10 pm (PH)
Snoop Dogg takes a look at why Great White Sharks are taking up residence along America’s shores.
Will this be the “sharkiest” summer in US history? In this special, Snoop will breakdown the craziest shark encounters caught on tape, marvel at the wild and unpredictable reactions, and meet with the leading experts who are trying to unlock the secrets behind this great white shark invasion. Produced by Anomaly Entertainment.
Premieres 03 September 2020
Thursday | 8:10 pm (PH)
After surviving a shark encounter in Shaq Does Shark Week, Shaquille O’Neal is back…and now he’s on a mission to determine what shark has the perfect predatory attack. But he can’t do it alone. Shaq is deploying YouTube stars Dude Perfect and Mark Rober to put various species to the test and uncover the most mind-blowing hunting techniques of this ultimate predator. Produced by Will Packer, Will Packer Media and Anomaly Entertainment.
ADAM DEVINE’S SECRET TIGER SHARK LAIR
Premieres 04 September 2020
Friday | 8:10 pm (PH)
Last year, Adam DeVine and a team of marine biologists deployed a CATS camera tag on a massive tiger shark that yielded a surprising scienti c discovery; a SECRET TIGER SHARK LAIR. Scientists believe this may be the largest congregation of tiger sharks on the planet or in Adam’s mind, the ultimate shark party! Adam’s friends from “Workaholics” – Anders and Blake join Adam to find out what makes this tiger shark party so epic.
TIGER SHARK KING
Premieres 05 September 2020
Saturday | 8:10 pm (PH)
In the Caribbean, a deepsea camera captured footage of a 14-foot tiger shark suffering an assault by a large, unseen beast. It could be an unknown species of mega-shark or even a cannibalistic tiger shark. Dr. Austin Gallagher wants to find out.
AIR JAWS 2020
Premieres 06 September 2020
Sunday | 8:10 pm (PH)
Shark Week celebrates 20 years of flying sharks. Join Jeff Kurr, Chris Fallows, Dickie Chivell, and many more as they revisit the most popular and iconic ‘Air Jaws’ moments.
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