Founded by John Hendricks for Discovery Communications in 1985, The Discovery Channel provides science, historic and world knowledge programs in a documentary style. The channel reaches over 170 countries and 431 million households world wide and is broadcast in 33 different languages.

The channels most popular programs include Mythbusters, Dirty Jobs, Deadliest Catch and the annual Shark Week marathon, featuring facts and video inside the world of the shark. Some of their original series have recently been moved to sister station TLC, including American Chopper. The foreign Discovery Channel contain both their own versions of the original US series along with shows unique to their own lands.

The Discovery Channel also sponsors a team for the Tour de France bike race, which had featured the great cyclist Lance Armstrong.
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Discovery Channel

Country: USA
First Broadcast: June 17, 1985
Parent Company: Discovery Communications Inc.
Reaching Households: 98,891,000 (86.59% of those with a TV)
Deadliest Job Interview
Diesel Brothers
Diesel Brothers: Trucked Out
Gold Rush: Legends
Gold Rush: Road to Glory
Killing Fields
Rockin' Roadsters
Street Outlaws: New Orleans
Street Outlaws: New Orleans: Full Throttle
Survivorman: Wild Instincts
Venom Hunters
Venom Hunters: Deadly Strike
Air Pressure
Alaskan Bush People: Off the Grid
Big Giant Swords
Big Giant Swords: Legend of the Blademaker
Catching Monsters
Cuban Chrome
Epic Bar Builds
Epic Mancave Builds
Land Rush
The Last Alaskans
Misfit Garage: Fired Up
Naked and Afraid XL
Sons of Winter
Surviving the Cut: American Warriors
Treasure Quest: Lost Paradise
Treasure Quest: Snake Island
Ultimate Homes
9/11 E-Men Heroes
Alaskan Bush People
Alaska: The Last Frontier - Homestead Sweethearts
Bear Grylls: Everest After The Avalanche
Billy Bob's Gags to Riches
Clash of the Ozarks
Dangerous Toys
Discovery News
Dude, You're Screwed: Super Screwed
Eaten Alive
Edge of Alaska
Edge of Alaska: Legends of the North
Fast N' Loud: Demolition Theater
Fat n' Furious: Rolling Thunder
Hang Men
Heirs to the Dare
Hunting the Plague
Kodiak (2014)
Lone Target
Lords of the Car Hoards
Mini Monsters
Misfit Garage
Moonshiners: Outlaw Cuts
Naked After Dark
Punkin Chunkin: Super Chunk
Rebel Road
Siberian Cut
Tree People
Vegas Rat Rods
Airplane Repo: Wheels Up
Alaska: The Last Frontier: Exposed
All The Presidents Men Revisited‎
Deadliest Catch: On Deck
Deadliest Catch: The Bait
Discovery Channel Specials
Dixie Divers
Dual Survival: Untamed
Dude, You're Screwed
Epic RVs
Extreme Smuggling
Fast N' Loud: Revved Up
Future Firepower
Game of Pawns
Gold Fever
JFK: The Lost Tapes
Jungle Gold: Reclaimed
KKK: Beneath the Hood
Mark Burnett's Alaska
Naked And Afraid
Naked and Afraid: Uncensored
Naked Castaway
Naked Castaway: Full Moon
North America
Penguins: Waddle All the Way
Philly Throttle
Porter Ridge
Porter Ridge: Hilljack'd
Pure Evel
Salvage City
Secret Life of Money
Shark After Dark
Shipwreck Men
Silver Rush
Skunk Ape
Street Outlaws
Street Outlaws: Full Throttle
Weed Country
Bering Sea Gold
Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice
Buying Alaska
The Devils Ride
Fast N' Loud
Gold Rush: Pay Dirt
Gold Rush: The Dirt
The Key of David
Yukon Men
Alaska: The Last Frontier
Airplane Repo
Dual Survival
Gold Rush
Joyce Meyer: Enjoying Everyday Life
Deadliest Catch
Shark Week