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New TV Channel: Discovery Velocity Launches February 12

Discovery World is shifting gears to become Discovery Velocity, beginning Thursday, Feb. 12. Discovery announced today that the ultimate insiders club for viewers with a thirst for adventure debuts with an extended 48-day national freeview from Feb. 12 – March 31. As Canada’s only home for Factual Turbo programming, Discovery Velocity drives the passion for all things automotive, along with …

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The 2014 WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW Premieres LIVE Feb. 10 and 11 on Discovery World

Dogs and their handlers return for the 138th year to excitedly attack the obstacle course of jumps, tunnels, and weave poles in the 2014 WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW, premiering LIVE Monday, Feb. 10and Tuesday Feb. 11  at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT on Discovery World. The Club announced that new Canadian judge, Newfoundland-born breeder-owner-handler and author Betty Regina Leininger, will head a panel of 44 judges …

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HARRY’S MOUNTAIN HEROES Premieres July 14 on Discovery World

Premiering Sunday, July 14 at 8 p.m. ET/ 9 p.m. PT on Discovery World, the 90-minute special, HARRY’S MOUNTAIN HEROES charts the gripping adventure of five British service men wounded in the Middle East. Each of the men striving to stand atop Everest are soldiers who were on active service in Afghanistan or Iraq when they suffered debilitating, life-changing injuries, including the loss of limbs. …

Colin and Ewan McGregor Delve Into Second World War History When BOMBER BOYS Premieres May 5

Award-winning actor Ewan McGregor (Star Wars, Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Trainspotting) and his aviator brother Colin document the creation of Royal Air Force’s Bomber Command in BOMBER BOYS, a two-hour special premiering Sunday May 5 at 8 p.m. ET/10p.m. PT on Discovery World. Focusing primarily on the men who fought and died in the skies above occupied Europe in the Second World …

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Oh, Canada! On an Epic Coast-to-Coast Journey, CHARLEY BOORMAN’S EXTREME FRONTIERS: CANADA Premieres March 12

Kayaking with killer whales, ice berg hunting, and mountain climbing are all on the itinerary as Charley Boorman and Russ Malkin venture across “our home and native land.” Fascinating yet frightful at times, the new 10-part original series CHARLEY BOORMAN’S EXTREME FRONTIERS: CANADA premieres Tuesday, March 12 at 8 p.m. ET/ 10 p.m. PT, exclusively on Discovery World.

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Food Is Just The Beginning For ANTHONY BOURDAIN: NO RESERVATIONS, July 31

Although it’s the foreign food that best captures Anthony Bourdain’s attention, it is only part of a wider experience. In Season 7 and 8 of ANTHONY BOURDAIN: NO RESERVATIONS the TV personality, best-selling author, public speaker, weary-world traveller, and foodie returns for a brand-new 26-part journey, beginning Tuesday, July 31 at 10 p.m. ET/11 p.m. PT on Discovery World HD. As Bourdain explores every …

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This RENAISSANCE MAN Favours the Classical Age of Cars, July 23 on Discovery World HD

Alain de Cadenet made his reputation building and driving his own sports prototypes, becoming one of the most respected and accomplished racers of classic vintage cars. This RENAISSANCE MANcelebrates car craftsmanship in Discovery World HD’s new four-part series, premiering Monday, July 23 at 10 p.m. ET/11 p.m. PT. de Cadenet visits different locations to learn and share the story of certain cars …

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The Forest Floors Run Red With Bugs’ Blood In MONSTER BUG WARS, May 23 on Discovery World HD

It’s a bug-eat-bug world where only one will survive the battle. MONSTER BUG WARS returns to the ringside, Wednesday, May 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery World HD, to capture miniature gladiatorial contests that end in certain death. With six brand-new episodes, and commentary from bug experts Dr Linda Rayor and Dr Bryan Grieg Fry, viewers witness epic encounters between swarms of marauding assassins, and …