Discovery Kids (India)

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Discovery Kids
Discovery kids logo.png
Launched 7 August 2012
Owned by Discovery Networks Asia Pacific
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Country India
Language Hindi
Broadcast area India
Sri Lanka
Sister channel(s) Animal Planet
Discovery Turbo
Discovery Jeet
Discovery Science
Discovery Channel
Tata Sky Channel 672
Airtel Digital TV Channel 461
Dish TV Channel 960
Videocon D2H Channel 518
Sun Direct Channel 537
Siti Cable Channel 435
Hathway Channel 402

Discovery Kids is a television channel for kids in India launched 7 August 2012 by Discovery India, a division of Discovery Networks Asia Pacific.[1]


Discovery Kids is the first channel in the kids' genre in India by Discovery Networks Asia Pacific launched on 7 August 2012. Earlier it was the name of an Infotainment and edutainment kids programming block on Discovery Channel India which ran from 2001 to 2005.[2] It is the eighth channel launched by Discovery Communications India. The initial programming lineup consists of a mix of animation and live action series under multiple genres such as adventure, mythology, nature, history and science.[3][4]

Discovery India has announced plans to revamp the channel in 2018 with new IPs.[5] Little Singham will release in April 2018 in collaboration with Reliance Animation.[6]

The channel changed its logo on February 16, 2018.


External links[edit]

Official Facebook page

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Discovery Networks launches Discovery Kids in India". Livemint. 2012-07-31. Retrieved 2018-03-04. 
  2. ^ "Discovery Channel to launch new programming strategy". August 3, 2001. Retrieved December 22, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Discovery Kids tempts children with three India-centric series". August 1, 2012. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Discovery Kids expands distribution to Airtel Digital TV". October 31, 2012. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  5. ^ Ambwani, Meenakshi Verma (2017-12-04). "Discovery India to revamp its kids' channel". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 2017-12-07. 
  6. ^ "Discovery, Reliance Animation to produce new kids' series". @businessline. Retrieved 2018-02-10.