Discovery Kids (Canada)

Discovery Kids (Canada)
Discovery Kids
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Discovery Kids logo
Launched September 3, 2001
Closed November 1, 2009
Owned by Corus Entertainment (80% & managing partner)
Discovery Communications (20%)
Country Canada
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario
Replaced by Nickelodeon

Discovery Kids was a Canadian English language category 2 digital cable specialty channel owned by Corus Entertainment and Discovery Communications.

Discovery Kids aired informative and entertaining programming for children with an emphasis on real-life adventures, nature, technology, science and wildlife from all over the world.



In September 2009, Corus confirmed it would shut down Discovery Kids.[1] The channel was replaced on most service providers on November 2 with Nickelodeon Canada, which however, operates under a licence originally intended for a "YTV OneWorld" network. Because it operates under a separate licence, cable and satellite companies that carried Discovery Kids would not automatically receive the new channel unless they negotiated for carriage.[2]

Noted series


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