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Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel is an American cable TV network that has a variety of science programming, particularly documentaries and nature shows. Discovery Channel went on the air in 1984 and is owned by Discovery Communications, which also owns TLC (formerly The Learning Channel) and Animal Planet.

Discovery Channel also has a multiplex of digital channels: Discovery Times (operated in association with The New York Times), Discovery Health, Discovery Home & Leisure, Discovery Kids, Discovery Wings, Discovery Times, and The Science Channel.

In a number of countries Discovery channels are available on digital satellite platforms with mutliple language soundtracks. For example, subscribers of Cyfra+ in Poland, at an extra $2 per month, can now switch between four Discovery channels with two language soundtracks: the original English or the native Polish soundtrack.