Discovery Communications Launches Discovery Channel Application

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

Discovery Channel Discovery Communications launches a Discovery Channel application in the App Store. It is a feature packed application that allows you to watch videos from some of Discovery’s top shows; Man vs. Wild, MythBusters, Dirty Jobs, Storm Chasers… etc. In addition to watching video clips from the shows, you can also view the TV schedule, find out more info about the show and meet the cast.

Other features of the app include; Latest Videos, News, Most Viewed Videos, Photo Galleries, Quizzes, TV Schedules and a Search option. There are also links to each show in iTunes where you can then purchase the full episodes.

The application is free so if you are a Discovery Channel buff, you will definitely want to install this app! Even if your not, the videos are pretty interesting. Check out the App Store description below for a full list of features.

Discovery Channel


App Store Description:

With the FREE Discovery Channel iPhone application you’ll get new videos, daily news stories, quizzes, photos, TV schedules and more. Illustrating the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement, Discovery Channel creates the highest quality content to ignite your curiosity, immerse you in the how and why, and satisfy you with information.

The Discovery Channel app is the best way for iPhone and iPod Touch owners to experience Discovery Channel on the go. And with direct access to the iTunes store, you can get full length episodes at the touch of a button.

Highlighted features:

* Videos – Clips from Discovery Channel shows like MythBusters, Deadliest Catch, Man vs. Wild and more…

* Shows – Dig behind the scenes with info about your favorite shows and cast members!

* News – Discovery’s news bureau delivers highlights from events and the world around us.

* Photo Galleries – Features images from space, nature, extreme weather, animals and your favorite Discovery cast members.

* TV Schedule – Find out what’s on Discovery Channel!

* Quizzes – Test your knowledge on Discovery Channel programming and topics from around the planet.

* Link to iTunes Store – Buy full episodes of Discovery Channel programs.

Press Release:


Silver Spring, Md. – August 18, 2009 – Discovery Communications, (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) the world’s number one nonfiction media company, today announced the launch of the Discovery Channel App on the App Store.

Bringing fans greater access to their favorite programs, the Discovery Channel App features a robust collection of video clips from the network’s most popular shows including: Emmy®-nominated MYTHBUSTERS and MAN VS.WILD as well as DIRTY JOBS, TIME WARP, DEADLIEST CATCH, CASH CAB and SHARK WEEK.

“Consumers are increasingly looking to enjoy their entertainment while mobile and our new Discovery Channel App offers the ultimate on-the-go fan experience for iPhone and iPod touch,” said Doug Craig, senior vice president, Digital and Home Entertainment, Discovery Communications. “We are excited to bring viewers another compelling option with which to experience our high-quality content and satisfy their curiosity in way that fits their lifestyle.”

In addition to video, the Discovery Channel App offers a collection of quizzes, photo galleries, programming schedules and updates from Discovery News, as well as the ability to share favorite content via email and to save favorites to easily watch over and over again. The app also offers links to the iTunes Store where Discovery offers a selection of full-episodes of top rated programming for purchase including SHARK WEEK, MAN VS. WILD, MYTHBUSTERS and more.

The Discovery Channel App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at

The Discovery Channel App, follows the success of Discovery’s Cannon Challenge App, a non-line-of-sight targeting game. The Discovery Channel App is available within the Entertainment Category and the Cannon Challenge App can be found under Games. The free app was designed and built by mobile video leader Rhythm NewMedia.

About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. Discovery empowers people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through 100-plus worldwide networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Planet Green, Investigation Discovery and HD Theater, as well as leading consumer and educational products and services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services including For more information, please visit

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  1. Not in european stores :(


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