List of Best Discovery Channel TV Show | Top Discovery Program

In 1942 John Hendricks founded the channel. On 17th June 1985, the channel started official broadcasting. Initially, it started with 156,000 domestic connections, and it was broadcast 12 hours a day (3 p.m. to 3 a.m.). 75 percent of its program content was new and unprecedented in American television history. In the early years, the channel has been carrying out its activities aiming to create educational programs in the cultural and nature-related documentary genre, and the channel continues to maintain that continuity.

Discovery channel is known for its best program. Bear Grylls Man vs. Wild is one of the most popular programs in the worldwide Discovery Channel. Also some popular shows are the Food Factory, How It's Made, Magic of Science, History of the World, Curiosity, Gold Rush, The Real American Cowboy, Planet Earth, Frozen Planet, Last One Standing etc. The channel also displays documentary about contemporary content context and showcase.

I Was Bitten

This program is based on the true events in which any person has been bitten by a venomous snake or any animals. In this show, it is tried to know what is the reason behind it. Some scenes in this program can distract, so this program is only for 14 years and older.

2. Planet Earth

Planet Earth

Planet Earth is an eleven-part BBC documentary series, which is a comprehensive portrait of the earth. The series has eleven episodes, each of which features a global overview of a different biome or habitat on Earth. At the end of each fifty-minute episode, a ten-minute featurette takes a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges of filming the series.

3. Battlefield


Battlefield is a documentary series that was originally aired in 1994 which explored the most influential partitions that occurred mainly during the Second World War and the Vietnam War. The series draws from a novel that displays history described by detailed notes of the main battles along with contextual information and background.

4. Walking with Cavemen

Walking with Cavemen

Walking with Cavemen is a documentary series produced by the BBC in 2003. A book of the same title was published, at least in the English-speaking world, as an accompaniment to the television documentary. This documentary is the 4th in the series "on the earth..." and the result of the land of the missing monsters, it deals with the history of man.

5. Man vs. Wild

Man vs. Wild

Man vs. Wild (USA), also called Born Survivor: Bear Grylls (UK), Deadliest Catch (Brazil) and Survival (Portugal) is a British television series produced by the Discovery Channel and distributed in Brazil, USA, Canada, India and Australia. Bear was also a soldier of the British Special Air Service. Among his adventures are the ascent to the summit of Mount Everest, the crossing of the North Atlantic in a small inflatable boat and the return around the British Isles in a jetski.

6. Beyond Tomorrow

Beyond Tomorrow

After 2000 (eng. Towards 2000, Beyond 2000, Beyond Tomorrow) is an Australian popular science television series produced by the television company Beyond Television Productions. It debut on ABC in 1981 under the name "Towards 2000". In 1985, the program changed its name to "Beyond 2000" and went under that name until 1999, and in 2005 changed its name to "Beyond Tomorrow".

7. Aircrash Confidential

Aircrash Confidential

"Aircrash Confidential" is a program that deals with an aviation accident broadcast on the Discovery Channel. In this program, experts analyze and clarify aviation accidents that occurred in various parts of the world and verify the causes of the accidents.

8. How The Universe Works

How The Universe Works

How the Universe Works is a Discovery Channel documentary. The program talks about what happens in the universe and has the presence of theoretical physicists like Michio Kaku. Narrated by Marcelo Gleiser in its Brazilian version, the show aired for the first time in 2010.

9. Weird or What?

Weird or What?

Simply above ground! (Original title: Weird or What?) is an American television program. It consists of three seasons and a total of 30 episodes. It was moderated by actor William Shatner. In Germany ZDFneo shows the series from 5 November 2011.

10. Unsolved History

Unsolved History

Unsolved History - an American documentary series produced by MorningStar Entertainment and Termite Art Productions depicting studies of unexplained cases conducted by various scientists who in the first part of episodes based on experience make hypotheses reconstructing the probable course of events, while in the second episode it is played as an animated 3D film (according to the scenario from the first part).

11. Disaster Eyewitness

Disaster Eyewitness

Disaster Eyewitness is a television show analysis different disasters, produced by Raw Cut TV for Discovery Channel. It features footage recorded by mobile, CCTV and digital cameras at the scene when the unthinkable incident happened.

12. The Blue Planet

The Blue Planet

Our blue planet (original title: The Blue Planet) is an eight-part documentary that deals with the marine habitat. The series, whose German subtitle is The Natural History of the Seas, was created under the auspices of the BBC and was first seen in September 2001 on British television. The material in the series, using unpublished sequences, was used to produce the feature film documentary Deep Blue. With their outstanding underwater shots, the series set new standards in the opinion of many critics. The production team, led by the British naturalist filmmaker Alastair Fothergill worked for several years on it to capture sea life on film.

13. Future Weapons

Future Weapons

Future Weapons is a series running since 2006 on the US Discovery Channel, showcasing modern and future weapons and weapons systems. Host of the program was Richard Machowicz, a former Navy Seal. Since March 2009, the program is running weekly in Germany on DMAX. Each episode has a specific theme, such as "maximum firepower," to which (usually four) different weapons (systems) are shown that are suitable for the task described in the title (for example, an MLRS or the Metal Storm system). These are presented by Machowicz and usually tested by him on a test site of the respective companies, or he visits a corresponding armed with the weapon system military unit.

14. Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs - In the realm of the giants (original title: Walking with Dinosaurs) is a documentary television series of the British BBC from the year 1999 over dinosaurs and other reptiles (Saurier) of the Mesozoicum (Erdmittelalter). In the United States, the premiere recorded the best rate of the Discovery Channel in the broadcaster's history.

15. Destroyed in Seconds

Destroyed in Seconds

Destroyed in Seconds was the television program broadcast on the Discovery Channel in the United States of America and on DMAX and Deejay TV in Italy, which talks about serious accidents, filmed with cameras, mobile phones or any other object, which occurred in a few seconds where, miraculously, the victim or victims, they almost always survive. The program was aired in two editions for 54 episodes.

16. The Colony

The Colony

Reconstruction of human society (in English: The Colony) is a reality television program, broadcast on the Discovery Channel. Let a small group of people in a simulated rear end of the living environment of the times in order to discuss reconstruction after the end of the era of human society. Season 1 was recorded from February 28th to April 28th, 2009, and was premiered on Discovery Channel on July 21, 2009.

17. Dragons: A Fantasy Made Real

Dragons: A Fantasy Made Real

18. Going Tribal

Going Tribal

19. The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science

The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science

20. A Haunting

A Haunting

21. Man, Woman, Wild

22. Extreme Engineering

23. Dirty Jobs

24. MythBusters

25. Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking

26. Curiosity

27. My Shocking Story

28. Dual Survival

29. The Big Brain Theory

30. Discovery Atlas

31. How It's Made

32. I Shouldn't Be Alive

33. Walking with Monsters

34. Frozen Planet

35. Download: The True Story of the Internet

36. Monsters Inside Me

37. How Do They Do It?

38. When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions

39. The FBI Files

40. Deadly Women

41. Time Warp

42. 2057

43. Pompeii: The Last Day

44. Century of Warfare

45. Profiles of Nature

46. Mostly True Stories: Urban Legends Revealed

47. Amish Mafia

48. Rex Hunt's Fishing Adventure

49. Flying Wild Alaska

50. A Walking With Dinosaurs Trilogy: Sea Monsters

51. Unchained Reaction

52. Monster House

53. How to Survive

54. X-Ray Mega Airport

55. Alien Planet

56. Is It Possible?

57. Canada's Worst Driver

58. Weed Country

59. Biker Build-Off

60. The Science of Star Wars

61. World's Toughest Fixes

62. Rocket Science

63. The Sinking of the Lusitania: Terror at Sea

64. Strange Days at Blake Holsey High

65. Big!

66. Naked and Afraid

67. Auction Kings

68. Solving History with Olly Steeds

69. Perfect Disaster

70. Texas Car Wars

71. Silver Rush

72. Gutbusters

73. Firehouse USA: Boston

74. Miami Ink

75. One Man Army

76. Really Big Things

77. Argo: Inside Story

78. American Chopper

79. Extreme Survival

80. Bering Sea Gold

81. Mega Builders

82. Monkey Business

83. Wheeler Dealers

84. Dinosaur Revolution

85. Under Siege: America's Northern Border

86. Doing DaVinci

87. Valley of the T-Rex

88. World Class Cuisine

89. Wild Discovery

90. Killing Fields

91. The Huntsmen

92. Is Born

93. Pitchmen

94. Stealth Secrets

95. Frontier

96. Patent Bending

97. Understanding

98. American Casino

99. Walking with Beasts

100. Brew Masters

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