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|Previous logo, final in the U.S.|
|Launched||October 7, 1996|
|Closed||October 10, 2010|
|Owned by||Discovery Communications, Inc.|
|Replaced by||The Hub|
Discovery Kids is a brand name owned by Discovery Communications. Started as a television channel in the United States, the brand was expanded into different areas. Most of channels, including one in the U.S., were replaced by another, but the brand still exists as a division of Discovery Toys.
Television channels 
United States 
Discovery Kids was an American digital cable specialty channel owned by Discovery Communications that broadcast television programming for education of children. It was launched in October 1996 . Discovery Kids aired programming for children with an emphasis on real-life adventures, nature, science and wildlife from all over the world. It has since been reformed and rebranded into The Hub.
In 2002, Discovery Kids began airing its first reality television show entitled Endurance. The show is similar in nature to Survivor, whereby teams compete in exotic locales (such as Hawaii and Tehachapi). The last first-run episode aired on March 8, 2008 .
On October 10, 2010ET (3:00 am PT), a four-hour marathon of Kenny the Shark, before it was replaced with The Hub at 10:00 am ET (7:00 am PT). Kenny the Shark was also one of a few Discovery Kids programs to be part of The Hub's schedule until it was removed on March 26, 2012 ., Discovery Kids showed its last program at 6:00 am
Discovery Kids broadcast a Saturday morning E/I programming lineup for children, which replaced TNBC, called Discovery Kids on NBC, which ran from September 14, 2002 until September 2, 2006 , when NBC ended the partnership and created a new E/I block called Qubo.
Latin America 
Discovery Kids was launched in April 1, 1996. It is targeted to preschool audiences.
United Kingdom 
Discovery Kids was launched on February 1, 2000Discovery Turbo on February 28, 2007 .and was replaced by
Discovery Kids was launched on September 3, 2001Nickelodeon on November 2, 2009 .and was replaced by
Discovery Kids was launched on April 2, 2012with current Latin American branding.
See also 
- Discovery Channel
- Discovery Kids (Canada)
- Discovery Kids (UK)
- Discovery Kids (Latin America)
- Discovery Kids On Demand
- Discovery Kids on NBC
- The Hub
- Ready Set Learn