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Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 nonfiction media company reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through more than 190 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and the Hub Network. Across the Nordic region, Discovery owns and operates SBS Discovery Media, a top-three portfolio of television brands that feature leading nonfiction content, as well as locally produced entertainment programs, sports and the best scripted series and movies from major studios. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks.
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Discovery Science Brings the Stories Behind the Most Destructive Tornadoes in ‘Tornado Alley’

Every tornado has a story. Their paths are unpredictable and erratic, and they leave their destructive footprints behind, as diverse as the people who experience them. Discovery Science presents TORNADO ALLEY, a series that will reveal the most deadly tornadoes in the United States.  &nbs... (more)
Discovery Channel Brings a Special Programme on the Indian & U.S. Armies’ Joint Training Exercise

Discovery Channel gets an exclusive access to a joint training exercise between the units of the US Army and the Indian Army.   In its special programme YUDH ABHYAS: GURKHAS AND ARCTIC WOLVES, to air on Monday, February 23 at 9 PM, Discovery Channel offers a sneak peek into the so far sec... (more)
Discovery Science Premieres a New Series ‘ORIGINS’

Discovery Science, India’s only 24-hour channel dedicated to making science programming relevant and entertaining presents a new series- ORIGINS. The fast-paced series will explore the remarkable origin of hundreds of the world’s most influential inventions, products, games, and ideas f... (more)
Discovery Channel to Premiere 'Running Wild with Bear Grylls'

Private jets, after parties, sparkling swag bags and a coterie of personal assistants, publicists, agents and managers. Why would anyone trade this for two days of roughing it in the wilderness? In RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS, the famed adventurer and survivalist will take six celebrities into wi... (more)
Discovery Channel Presents 'Tiger Sisters of Telia', a Republic Day Special

Tigers are generally known to be solitary hunters. However, in the forests of Maharashtra, a gang of tiger sisters have rewritten the rules of tiger behaviour. The four tiger sisters - Mona, Geeta, Lara and Sonam - were well on their way to adulthood and form their own territories. But the young ti... (more)
India’s First-Ever Crime Writers Festival Organised by Siyahi, Powered by ID – Investigation Discovery

An initiative of the Crime Writers Forum of South Asia, Crime Writers Festival is powered by ID- Investigation Discovery, a Hindi Investigation Channel and produced by Siyahi. The festival will be held on 17th – 18th January 2015 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. To register,... (more)
Discovery Channel to Premiere 'Eaten Alive?' on December 31

On December 31, Discovery Channel will present a never-seen-before deadly encounter - EATEN ALIVE?. The programme features snake researcher and conservationist Paul Rosolie, attempting to get eaten by the giant snake - alive. Paul has dedicated his career to study the Giant Green Anaconda, the larg... (more)
Discovery Channel Launches Revealed: Rann of Kutch in Gujarat

The salt desert of the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat is one of the world’s greatest wildernesses and a significant attraction for people across the world. Rahul Johri, EVP and GM - South Asia & Southeast Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, presented the programme REVEALED: RANN OF KUTCH to ... (more)
Discovery Science Explores the Inner Marvels & Awe-Inspiring Physically of Athletes in its New Series ‘Superbodies’

Discovery Science presents a new series ‘SUPERBODIES’ which is a fascinating explanation of the human body and an easy-to-follow plan that shows how everyone can learn from the professionals to improve their health and performance. How the same training techniques that elite athletes fo... (more)
Discovery Channel Premiers “Making of Bhopal: A Payer for Rain”

Bhopal tragedy - the shocking events that led to the biggest man made industrial disaster in history, in which as many as 10,000 people were killed in one night. For those that did survive, the tragedy had just begun.
In reminiscence of lacs of lives affected by the tragedy,... (more)