This Fall discover what makes a murderer tick, a gamer’s controller click and chocolate so gooey and thick. Discovery Civilization continues to explore the people, cultures and ideas that have shaped our common past, and those that will dictate our future with exciting new series and specials.
New series “Sensing Murder” follows highly gifted psychics who join forces with a team of private investigators to hunt for new leads in chilling unsolved murder cases. Each case puts two psychics to the test to see what they can uncover and a team of private investigators analyze their findings. With no prior knowledge about the crime, the psychics reveal astounding new information about the victim, case and perpetrator – groundbreaking information that has the potential to break these cases wide open.
A dazzling three-part special presentation brings the heat of the equator to viewers in the chillier Canadian landscape. Correspondent Simon Reeve travels across the world along the equator in the aptly titled, “Equator.” Along the way, Reeve visits some of the most beautiful regions of the world – but finds out that they are also among the most troubled. From the Amazon River to Africa, Reeve uncovers a scenic expanse of land filled with diverse inhabitants.
Every year, increasingly advanced and sophisticated gaming technology takes the world by storm. “Gamer Generation” takes a hard look at the surprising and disturbing ways that computer games and the people who play them are changing the world. This two-part special investigates the link between gamers and aggressive behaviour and questions the cause and effect reputation video games hold with youth violence.
Unwrap the story of America’s billion-dollar candy industry in “Chocolate Wars.” Follow the delicious drama created by the intense rivalry between Hershey, one of America’s best-loved consumer brands, and its arch-nemesis Mars, makers of M&M’s and Snickers. It’s a sweet TV treat!