Discovery Channel (Italian TV channel)
|Broadcast area||Italy, San Marino, Vatican City, Switzerland|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Timeshift service||Discovery Channel +1|
|Owner||Discovery Networks EMEA|
|Sister channels||Discovery Science|
|Launched||1 September 1997|
|UPC Switzerland||Channel 60 (HD)|
Channel 560 (HD)
|Sky Italia||Channel 401 (HD)|
Channel 402 (+1)
|Sky Go||Discovery Channel|
Discovery Channel is an Italian television channel.
Discovery Channel was launched on September 1, 1997, on the pay-television platforms TELE+ Digitale and Stream TV and has been exclusive to Sky Italia since its launch in 2003. With the launch of Sky Italia, Discovery quickly branched out by launching the additional channels Discovery Travel & Adventure, Discovery Science and Discovery Civilisation Channel, followed by Animal Planet and Discovery Real Time in 2005.
The present Discovery Channel logo was adopted on April 9, 2019.
The sisters channels Discovery World, Discovery Travel & Living and Animal Planet respectively closed on March 1, 2016 (Discovery World; August 11, 2008, as Discovery Civilisation Channel) and February 1, 2019 (Discovery T&L and Animal Planet).
- "Millecananli Newsletter n. 314". Millecanali. Archived from the original on July 22, 2011.
- "Sky, da oggi attivi Discovery Channel +1 e DeAkids +1". Digital-Sat. November 10, 2008.
- "Discovery Channel in HD. Castellari: "Obiettivo di crescita a due cifre per la raccolta 2009"". Pubblicità Italia.