Five HD channels added to the Shaw Cable line-up

Shaw Communications announced this morning that it has added five new high definition channels to its Western Canadian line-up, Space HD, Discovery HD Animal Planet HD, Bravo HD, and BNN HD.

The five new channels will be on free preview until January 30th for all Shaw Digital HD customers.

Filthy Cities examines the dirty past of Paris, London and New York

In the past, sidewalks lined with emptied bedpans and rotting corpses were commonplace in the Filthy Cities of London, New York and Paris.

Filthy Cities, a new three part seris begins next Thursday November 17th on Discovery World HD combines CGI and historical accounts to go back in time and bring these iconic cities’ stinking histories to life.

Discovery HD now airing on Bell Satellite and Fibe TV

Discovery Channel HD, a high definition version of the Discovery Channel, launched today on Bell Satellite and Bell Fibe TV.

If you’re scratching your head thinking, didn’t Canada already have the Discovery Channel in HD then you are not alone.

Discovery HD returning this fall

While announcing its new Fall schedule this week, Bell Media announced that Discovery Channel HD, a high definition version of the Discovery Channel, will go on-air this fall.

If you’re scratching your head thinking, didn’t Canada already have the Discovery Channel in HD then you are not alone.

New programs showcases Canada’s National Parks

To celebrate the centennial of Parks Canada, the first national parks service in the world, Discovery World HD will air a new thirteen part series called National Parks Project.

The series is a behind-the-scenes look at the musical collaboration and filmmaking process surrounding the creation of 13 independent short films commemorating 13 national parks.

Swords: Life on the Line returns to Discovery HD

Swords: Life on the Line returns for a second season on Discovery World HD this Wednesday February 16 at 8 p.m. ET.

The ten part documentary unveils the life of New England’s long line fishermen who potentially risk their lives battling violent storms around the Grand Banks of Newfoundland and off the Georges Bank of the Gulf of Mexico while attempting to catch Swordfish that can weigh more than 450 kilograms.

Discovery to launch new channels in Canada

Discovery Brands, a joint venture between Discovery Communications and CTV, today announced it would launch a new digital television channel in Canada later this year and rebrand two other Discovery channels.

Discovery World HD, a rebranding of Discovery HD, will launch on August 2nd, Investigation Discovery (ID), a new channel to Canada will launch on Monday, August 30th and Discovery Science, a rebranding of Discovery Civilization will launch on Monday, September 27th.

Arctic Circle investigates the impact of global warming in the north

This week, Discovery HD presents “Arctic Circle”, a two-part documentary series co-produced by the National Film Board of Canada and NHK Japan takes a look at the impact man is having on the Arctic.

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