Discovery World (TV channel)
|Network||Discovery Networks Benelux|
|Owned by||Discovery Networks International Discovery Communications|
|Picture format||576i 4:3 SDTV (PAL)|
|Broadcast area||Western Europe
|Formerly called||Discovery Civilisation Channel (1998-2008)|
|Replaced by||DTX (Eastern Europe)
Discovery Family (Middle East and Africa)
|Sister channel(s)||Animal Planet
Discovery Home & Health
Discovery Real Time
Discovery Travel & Living Europe
DMAX Germany, Austria, Switzerland & Liechtenstein
DMAX United Kingdom & Ireland
|OSN (MENA)||Channel 502 (SD)|
|Ziggo Netherlands||Channel 203|
|CAIW Netherlands||Channel 112|
|Kabel Noord Netherlands||Channel 254|
|Delta NV Netherlands||Channel 353|
|CAI Harderwijk Netherlands||Channel 134|
|Stichting Kabelnet Veendam Netherlands||Channel 75|
|Glashart Media Netherlands||Channel 63|
|KPN Netherlands||Channel 110|
|Ziggo GO||ZiggoGO.tv (Netherlands only)|
Discovery World is a European television channel which features programming in the fields of travel, culture and history. Discovery World offers a mix of history, culture, real-life stories, investigation, mystery shows, factual series and documentaries. Its programming is mainly in English and locally subtitled or dubbed. In some countries the advertisements and announcements between programs are localized.
In Europe the channel started as Discovery Civilisation, also called Discovery Civilisation Channel, in the UK the 1 October 1998 and later followed by other European countries, and was united from January 26, 1999 with Discovery History, from November 1,2007 trasformated in Discovery Knowledge. Discovery Civilisation focused on history-related programs. On April 18, 2008, the channel changed its name into Discovery World and extended its program lineup to also include programs about culture, crime and "mysterious phenomena".
- Prototype This!
- Amazing Medical Stories
- Discovery Atlas
- Dr. G: Medical Examiner
- Everest: Beyond the Limit
- Final 24
- More Industrial Revelations Europe
- Most Evil
- Polish Mountaineers in the Himalayas
- Polish Socialist Films - From the Archives of WFO
- Crime Investigations
- Psychic Witness
- Zero Hour
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- "DNI Fast Facts: EMEA" (PDF). Discovery Communications. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2009-05-15.
- "Kanalbyte hos Discovery". Resumé. April 18, 2008. Archived from the original on December 25, 2008.
- Jan-Hein Visser (April 17, 2008). "Discovery Civilisation wordt Discovery World". Totaal TV.