Discovery World (TV channel)

Discovery World (TV channel)
Discovery World
Discovery world channel.png
Owned by Discovery Networks Europe
Language Italian, English, Russian, Polish, Hungarian...
Broadcast area Europe
Formerly called Discovery Civilisation (1999 - 2008)
DStv(South Africa) Channel 250
UPC Netherlands Channel 303
UPC Romania Channel 307 (digital with DVR)
Channel 47 (digital)

Discovery World is a European television network known as Discovery Civilisation from 1999 - 2008. Discovery World offers an experience of the very best factual programming from around the globe. Discovery World showcases a rich and colourful selection of high quality factual programmes from around the globe, with different genres. Discovery World offers factual series and documentaries programmes including:

Discovery World offers compelling mix of history, culture, real life stories, investigation and mystery shows.

The channel started out as Discovery Civilisation in 1999 and focused on history-related programmes. On April 18, 2008, the channel changed its name and extended its programming lineup to also include programmes about culture, crime and "mysterious phenomena".[1][2] From March 1, 2011 Discovery World Italy will be visible in the Mediaset Premium with BBC Knowledge Italy.


  1. ^ "DNI Fast Facts: EMEA". Discovery Communications. Retrieved 2009-05-15. 
  2. ^ "Kanalbyte hos Discovery". Resumé. April 18, 2008. 

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