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Discovery Channel

Discovery explores Internet subscription service

Discovery Communications is at work on an Internet streaming service that could charge cable subscribers a small fee to gain access to hours of documentaries and reality shows, executive chairman and founder John Hendricks said.

Wednesday, 26 June, 2013, 10:37am

Briefs, February 12, 2013

A new virus from the same family as Sars that sparked a global alert last September has been found in another patient in Britain.

12 Feb 2013 - 7:37am

Old-school Chinese popcorn machine baffles MythBusters but leaves netizens amused

Presenters of the Discovery Channel’s popular science-entertainment television show MythBusters have unexpectedly found themselves at the butt of jokes on Chinese social media.

23 Jan 2013 - 2:47pm

Essential quake viewing

Two hour-long programmes recounting the triple disaster that rocked Japan will air back-to-back this Sunday on Discovery Channel.

Megaquake: Hour That Shook Japan outlines the events surrounding the 9.0 magnitude quake, the biggest to strike Japan in 140 years, and the deadly aftermath that crippled the nation.

12 May 2011 - 12:00am

Up close and personal

It was only a matter of time before the harrowing ordeal of the 33 miners trapped for 69 days in a Chilean mine was made into a film. But nobody anticipated it would be this fast. Just 46 days from the time the final miner, Luis Urzua, was lifted to safety comes the premiere of Discovery Channel's one-hour documentary, Rescued: The Chilean Mine Story.

28 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Cake-meisters onto a sweet thing

The greatest cake artists from across the globe will battle it out for cake supremacy every Wednesday night on Discovery Channel & Living. Each week, three teams will compete for HK$78,000 and a chance to have their creations featured in a marquee event.

2 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Reader's Digest Asia discovers a whole new world

Reader's Digest Asia's Rosemarie Wallace must have felt like Gulliver in the land of Brobdingnag, standing on a very large chair at the Lumiere Restaurant on Tuesday.

28 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

His and her Discovery channels

If you have trouble keeping track of the different Discovery channels, you probably got a bit more confused this weekend. That's because they've rebranded two of the lifestyle stations. Specifically, they've tailored two stations along gender lines. Discovery Health is now Discovery Home & Health, while Discovery H&L is now Discovery Real Time (as in what to do in your 'real time').

3 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Documentary contest

Dreaming of becoming a film-maker but not interested in fictional stories? Why not send your ideas to the Discovery Channel documentary experts to test out your potential?

Discovery Channel Networks Asia are holding their second First Time Film-Makers competition in China.

23 May 2004 - 12:00am

Pointless fuzzy bits

Please enlighten me Hong Kong censors, as to why you do not consider your citizens mature enough to view the uncensored version of The Human Body on Discovery Channel at 10pm every Wednesday.

This documentary is of an undisputed, world-class standard, with superb filming of the developing foetus marred only by our censors placing fuzzy bits over the pregnant woman's body.

4 May 2001 - 12:00am