- Discovery Channel (Australia)
Discovery Channel Discovery Channel logo Launched July 1995 Owned by Discovery Communications Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9)
720p (HDTV 16:9)
Audience share 1.2% (February 2008, ) Country Singapore
Language English Broadcast area Australia,
Replaced Quest Sister channel(s) Animal Planet
Discovery Home & Health
Discovery Turbo MAX
Travel and Living Channel
Timeshift service Discovery +2 (Channel 612) Website discoverychannel.com.au Availability Satellite Foxtel Channel 608 Austar Channel 608 SKY Network Television Channel 070 Cable Foxtel Channel 608 Austar Channel 608 Optus Channel 608 TelstraClear InHomeTV Channel 70 IPTV Xbox 360 Channel 608
Discovery Channel (Australia) is a television channel available on cable and satellite television in Australia. The Australian version of the Discovery Channel was previously operated by XYZnetworks, who also own the exclusive distribution rights for the channel.
It was launched in July 1995, replacing the Quest documetary channel launched in April 1995 by XYZ.
Since the renaming of Travel & Adventure to Travel & Living, much of the travel genre programming (including first run series) has been removed from the Channel. On 29 March 2009 Discovery rebranded in line with Discovery US, complete with new IDs and the slogan 'The World Is Just Awesome.'
The Discovery Channel has many sister stations including Discovery Home & Health, Discovery Science, Discovery Travel & Living and Discovery Turbo. Both Discovery Channel and Turbo have timeshift channels, which rebroadcast programming 2 hours later.
Discovery Communications Ownership United States Australia Asia
Discovery Channel Southeast Asia · Discovery Channel Taiwan · Discovery Channel (Japan) · Discovery Channel Korea · Animal Planet Asia · Animal Planet Taiwan · Animal Planet (Japan) · Discovery TLC Asia · Discovery TLC Taiwan · Discovery Science Southeast Asia · Discovery Home and Health Southeast Asia · Discovery Turbo Asia · Discovery HD Asia · Discovery HD Japan
India UK/Ireland Poland Italy France Germany Europe,
Discovery Channel Africa · Discovery Channel Benelux · Discovery Channel Denmark · Discovery Channel Europe · Discovery Channel Finland · Discovery Channel Hungary · Discovery Channel Middle East · Discovery Channel Norway · Discovery Channel Romania · Discovery Channel Sweden · Discovery Channel Turkey · Animal Planet Africa · Animal Planet Benelux · Animal Planet Europe/ME · Animal Planet Nordic · Animal Planet Romania · Discovery Science Europe/ME · Discovery World Europe · Discovery Travel & Living Europe · Investigation Discovery · Discovery HD
Discovery Channel Latin America · Discovery Channel Venezuela · Discovery Channel Mexico · Discovery Channel Argentina · Discovery Channel Iberia (Spain/Portugal) · Animal Planet Latin America · Discovery Kids Latin America · Discovery Kids Mexico · Liv Latin America · Liv Argentina · Liv Mexico · Discovery Home & Health Latin America · Discovery Science Latin America · Discovery Civilization Latin America · Discovery Turbo Latin America TLC Latin America ·
Brazil Canada Other
Cosmeo · Discovery Commerce · Discovery Education · "I Love the World"
Former Subscription television in Australia ChannelsEntertainmentMoviesSportsNewsDocumentaryKids & FamilyMusicSpecialtyHigh DefinitionDefunct Additional
Channels on Sky Network Television Entertainment Movies Sports News & Documentaries Kids & Family Lifestyle & Leisure Interactive Music Special Interest HD Channels Former Channels
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