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  Discovery Channel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discovery Channel is a property of Discovery Communications primarily packaged as a network entertainment brand distributed in virtually every pay-television market in the world.
The Discovery Channel has added programs on mechanics and popular science including American Chopper, MythBusters, Dirty Jobs, and Monster Garage that widen the network's scope beyond its initial focus on science and because of it, have put it under scrutiny of presenting infotainment instead of educational television.
Discovery Networks U.S. has decided to return The Discovery Channel to its founding agenda after dropping out of the Top 10 of watched channels and ratings for two-year span have been low.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Discovery_Channel   (1163 words)

 The Discovery Channel Telescope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Discovery Channel Telescope, (DCT) is to be a modern, 4-meter-class telescope with a uniquely wide field-of-view and uncommon versatility.
Beyond the purely research objectives, the partners envision that the Discovery Channel Telescope will be a unique tool for public education in science and technology.
Discovery Communications, Inc., through, for example, the Discovery Channel, the Science Channel, and Discovery.Com, will deliver the story of the telescope and the exciting discoveries it produces to hundreds of millions of viewers around the globe.
www.lowell.edu /online_newsletter/fall_03/dct.html   (378 words)

 GM - GMability Education: News Discovery Channel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
DETROIT (June 2, 2006) — Discovery Channel and GM are taking viewers behind the closely guarded doors of GM Design and into the minds of the automaker's innovative, forward thinking designers as part of a new, four-part documentary.
For Discovery Channel, Charlie Parsons is the executive producer and for CBS Productions Rob Cohen is the executive producer and Matt Bennett is the senior producer.
Discovery has grown from its core property, the Discovery Channel, first launched in the United States in 1985, to current global operations in 170 countries and territories with nearly 1.4 billion cumulative subscribers.
www.gm.com /company/gmability/edu_k-12/news/discovery_channel_060206.html   (633 words)

 Discovery Channel (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discovery Channel is a Canadian cable television specialty channel devoted to science and nature programming.
Currently, it is jointly owned by Discovery Communications (20%), owner of the American Discovery Channel, and CTV Specialty Television (80%), itself a partnership of Bell Globemedia (67%) and ESPN (33%).
Discovery HD aka Discovery HD Theatre Canada is a high definition simulcast of Discovery Channel Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Discovery_Channel_Canada   (549 words)

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Admist the flurry of excitement around Apple's new MacBook announcement this morning, Discovery Channel nerds will have their own little field day today with the announcement that Discovery Communications has put a big hunk of content onto the iTunes Music Store in both video and Podcast form.
Also from Discovery Health is the inclusion of Amazing Babies and Pregnancy for Dummies (for you mommy- and daddy-minded folk), and from Discovery Travel the Passport to Europe, World's Best, and America's National Parks.
As if that wasn't enough, the Discovery Channel wants to make sure we're thoroughly bombarded with as much educational information as we can take by also offering a huge smattering of free Podcasts through iTMS, with selections from the Discovery Channel Features ranging from Deadliest Catch to Unsolved History and everything in between.
arstechnica.com /journals/apple.ars/2006/5/16/3987   (463 words)

 SIRIUS Satellite Radio - Discovery Channel Radio– Listen to Discovery Channel Radio on Sirius Satellite Radio – ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In addition, Rocca will conduct interviews with a variety of guests each week, including Discovery Channel talent, hosts, directors, producers, scientists, researchers and correspondents.
Discovery Channel Radio draws on the vast programming resources of our family of networks — Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, the Travel Channel, Discovery Health Channel, The Science Channel, Discovery Times Channel, Discovery Home Channel, Discovery Wings Channel and Discovery Kids.
Join us for Discovery Channel Radio features throughout the day and hear landmark specials and signature series weekdays at 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm, and 9:00 pm ET.
www.sirius.com /DiscoveryChannelRadio   (1185 words)

 Discovery Channel
The Discovery Channel hired Fig Leaf Software to create an online experience to coincide with the launch of their Shark Week television program.
Fig Leaf worked with the Discovery team to select images of whales, dolphins, sharks and landscapes that would be inviting and encourage visitors to sign up for a trip.
Additionally, visitors could make reservations for an expedition by indicating which trip they were interested in, their preferred method by which to be contacted, number of travelers and any special requests.
www.figleaf.com /Showcase/CaseStudies/Discovery-Channel.cfm   (269 words)

 DCT Home
The Discovery Channel Telescope (DCT) is Lowell Observatory’s newest project to design and construct a powerful, 4.2-meter telescope 40 miles southeast of Flagstaff, Arizona at a site location known as Happy Jack.
Currently under development in partnership with Discovery Communications, Inc., the DCT will significantly advance Lowell’s scientific research capabilities while providing opportunities for real-time global broadcasting and educational programming about astronomy and science.
Construction of the DCT facility began in September 2005 and is expected to conclude in early 2007.
www.lowell.edu /DCT   (300 words)

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Discovery Education unitedstreaming is a digital video-on-demand and online teaching service to help improve students' retention and test scores; it is aligned to U.S. state and provincial standards.
Your most valuable resources are your peers, With unitedstreaming, you have access to the Discovery Educator Network, a growing community of educators who collaborate and share their experiences and best practices.
Discovery Education unitedstreaming is a product of Discovery Education.
www.unitedstreaming.com   (139 words)

 Discovery Channel Dolphin Encounter, Dolphin Quest
Discovery Channel and Y TV Suzuki's Nature Quest filming of dolphin documentary
It almost seemed the dolphins, and other marine life we encountered, were eager to capture this chance to raise peoples awareness of them.
The filming was for a episode of "Suzuki's Nature Quest," a 13 episode series focused on nature's interconnections, shown on the Discovery Channel, and Canada's "Y" channel.The stars of the series are premier ecologist Dr. David Suzuki, his daughter Severn, and nature's treasures.
www.sailhawaii.com /dolphins.html   (995 words)

 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge: Taking Science to the Extreme! - Wal-Mart
Every year, 6,000 middle schoolstudents are nominated for the Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge, the only competition of its kind for students in grades 5 to 8.
The challenges are televised on the Discovery Channel, and the winning teams and individuals are presented with science awards and prizes.
This book follows some of the students selected for the Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge and includes colorful descriptions of how the teams solved the challenges, inspiring profiles of the winners, tips on preparing science projects, and dozens of winning project ideas that kids can use to inspire their own awesome science projects!
www.walmart.com /catalog/product.gsp?product_id=5086513   (645 words)

 Ted Koppel Joins Discovery Channel
A 42-year veteran of network broadcasting, Koppel will be Managing Editor at the Discovery Channel, and is joined at Discovery Communications by longtime Executive Producer Tom Bettag and eight former Nightline staff members.
Today's announcement builds on Discovery's longstanding position as one of the most trusted media sources anywhere in the world and promises to offer viewers more depth, more information and a greater understanding of the world around them.
Discovery has grown from its core property, the Discovery Channel, first launched in the United States in 1985, to current global operations in more than 160 countries and territories with 1.3 billion cumulative subscribers.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/01-04-2006/0004242366&EDATE=   (1446 words)

 Discovery Network to launch The Military Channel
If the Military Channel would offer viewers a "fair and balanced" picture of war, it would contribute immeasurably to a better understanding of war, its causes and consequences.
While the Military Channel's programming schedule has yet to be determined, there will likely be the standard stuff -- old newsreels from World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War and some up-to-date reports from Iraq.
Unfortunately, instead of high-minded programming, the Military Channel is likely to fill its schedule with war movies, advertisements for war-related video games, an hour on new war toys, cooking shows with recipes culled from grizzled battlefield veterans, post-war makeovers, the Army-Navy game, and recruitment pitches galore.
www.infowars.com /articles/us/discovery_war_channel.htm   (601 words)

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Discovery Channel's neo-pro shares his views from the inside.
The staff of the Discovery Channel team keep you up-to-date.
Guest columns from Discovery Channel's men on the road.
www.thepaceline.com   (184 words)

 Ted Koppel Joins Discovery Channel, Will Host And Produce Long-Form Programming For Cable Company - CBS News
Koppel was named managing editor of Discovery, and his first program for the network is due next fall.
Discovery is available in more than 90 million of the nation's 110 million homes.
Discovery Channel is owned by Discovery Communications Inc., whose shareholders are the publicly traded entity Discovery Holding Co.; Cox Communications Inc.; Advance/Newhouse Communications and John Hendricks, the company's founder and chairman.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/01/04/entertainment/main1177161.shtml   (481 words)

 Discovery Channel Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
Discovery Channel rocks & minerals : an explore your world handbook.
Plate tectonics and basic geological principles are made clear and accompanied by advice on choosing the right tools and techniques for uncovering, categorizing, and displaying rock and mineral samples.
Now families can relive the excitement of The Leopard Son, the Discovery Channel's first feature-length film, in a magnificent full-color storybook that captures both the visual splendor and stark reality of this moving documentary.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Discovery_Channel   (898 words)

 Discovery Channel Announces Second Ted Koppel Special, 'IRAN - THE MOST DANGEROUS NATION' - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In KOPPEL ON DISCOVERY: IRAN - THE MOST DANGEROUS NATION, Koppel talks to Iranians in all parts of the country about the harsh rhetoric of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and about his determination to pursue nuclear technology.
KOPPEL ON DISCOVERY is produced by Discovery Channel Managing Editor Ted Koppel and Executive Producer Tom Bettag.
Together they are producing a slate of long-form programming exclusively for Discovery Channel that touches on some of the most important events, people and places changing lives today.
www.forbes.com /prnewswire/feeds/prnewswire/2006/10/30/prnewswire200610301335PR_NEWS_B_NET_DC_DCM048.html   (925 words)

 www.cyclingnews.com news and analysis
So we're very happy, obviously, with the judge's decision; we respect the decision but the process carries on; this (ruling) is not a final, final, final victory, but certainly a good indication of what is going to be accepted and not be accepted in world journalism.
Armstrong poses with his new Trek Madone in Discovery Channel livery.
Clad in his new Discovery Channel team strip Lance Armstrong (C) is honored with the 2004 Velo d'Or, presented by Velo Magazine's Editor Gilles Conte (L) while Discovery Channel team sports director Johan Bruyneel (R) looks on.
www.cyclingnews.com /news.php?id=features/2005/discoverylaunch   (2170 words)

 Discovery Channel - USA national travel TV network at Mondo Times
Discovery Channel is a USA TV network covering entertainment » travel.
This TV network is owned by Discovery Communications.
Discovery Channel contact information is available to Mondo Times Advanced and Professional Members.
www.mondotimes.com /2/topics/5/entertainment/110/2716   (82 words)

 Discovery Channel - TV Channels Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
I recently found this channel on Sky digital and I have practically been hooked onto the channel.
It?s an excellent channel for learning information about health.
Discovery Channel : Lets do it like they do on the discovery channel
www.dooyoo.co.uk /tv-channels/discovery-channel   (241 words)

 NASA - Discovery Channel Explores Deep Impact
The Discovery Channel is bringing its unique perspective to NASA's Deep Impact mission.
Image left: The Discovery Channel's digital animation depicts comets hitting planets as well as scenes from the Deep Impact mission.
EDT July 4, is the subject of a two-hour documentary, "Comet Collision!" The show premieres on Sunday, July 31 at 10 p.m.
www.nasa.gov /mission_pages/deepimpact/multimedia/DI_disc_channel.html   (133 words)

 eBay - discovery channel ..., DVD, HD DVD Blu-ray, Cycling items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Discovery channel bike/ cycle/ cycling jersey /top (L)
Discovery channel bike/ cycle/ cycling jersey /top (XL)
Discovery Channel DVD The Real Eve Adam and Eve dna trace
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 Discovery Channel's
That's because they're likely to be snorkeling with sea lions in the Galapagos, snowmobiling on a glacier in Iceland, or swinging on cables from treetop to treetop in the Costa Rican rain forest.
RPMC has handled the research, development, and planning logistics for Discovery incentive programs and consumer travel promotions since 1992, when they arranged a trip to Key West to swim with the dolphins.
One such experience was Discovery's premium-level trip to the Galapagos, which was held this year from March 6 to 11.
meetingsnet.com /corporatemeetingsincentives/meetings_discovery_channels/index.html   (1009 words)

 Cycling Clothes | Lance Armstrong Jersey | Discovery Channel Cycling Jersey
Get the latest on Discovery's new partner, six-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and the other world-class team members.
Wear the same jersey worn by the 2005 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team and seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong.
Discovery has a nice colors, not too flashy.
teacherstore.discovery.com /product-57291.html   (291 words)

 Explore Your World - the Discovery Channel fanlisting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
to the fanlisting for Discovery Channel, approved by The Fanlistings.org and listed under Advertising/ TV Channels.
This fanlisting was adopted from Birgit on October 2005, and is now being run by Rin.
This fanlisting is not in any way approved or endorsed by the Discovery network, it is a purely non-commercial project by a fan, for fans.
discovery.artificial-soul.net   (198 words)

 My Discovery Channel Newsletters!
Discovery Dispatch - This weekly email keeps you up to date on what's going on with ALL of your favorite Discovery Channels.
Discovery Home - Get tips and sneak previews of upcoming shows from the network that shows you how to redesign your life.
Discovery Shopping - Sign up and get exclusive discounts, special promotions and great gift ideas from the Discovery Channel Store, where you'll find our award-winning programming, fan gear from your favorite shows, and much more to entertain and enlighten.
reg.cheetahmail.com /regp?aid=88808939&n=400   (603 words)

 exploring Amistad - Discovery
This Discovery Section introduces the story of the Amistad Revolt and its historical setting.
The STORY at the core of the Amistad experience: the Africans' enslavement, revolt, legal struggle, and eventual return to Africa.
Publications used to create the material in this Discovery Section are listed in the Teaching Bibliography Section for your reference.
amistad.mysticseaport.org /discovery/welcome.html   (86 words)

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