Please read the FAQs. It is very
likely the answer to your question is covered below and you
will get an answer much more quickly than by contacting us.
Where do I find information about the programs on Discovery Channel?
Visit our Shows
section for the latest information on
Discovery Channel programs. Use the menu to navigate to find
your favourite program.
How do I get your channels?
Our channels are available from a
number of providers on a number of platforms. A full list, with
channel numbers, can be found here.
What are your channel numbers?
All our channel numbers are listed
Your channel has stopped working?
If you are experiencing technical
problems please contact your provider directly as it is most
likely a technology issue they are best placed to answer. A
list of operators can be found here.
When will a program be on TV?
TV schedules are finalised two weeks
before transmission. Use your operators search
facility to find our programmes on their platform.
Can I watch programs on demand?
Some operators have video on demand
services that feature our programmes. Use your operators search
facility to find our programmes on their platform. A list of
operators can be found here.
Can I buy programs and merchandise?
Alternatively, you can contact Beyond Home Entertainment via +61 7 3267 9888.
For New Zealand email email@example.com or call +64 9 477 2146.
Can I use clips from your programs in a presentation?
Some clips on our YouTube Channel are embeddable free of charge. Instructions on how to do this are available here. If you embed the video you must include the appropriate channel and programme credit.
Due to copyright reasons we are unable
to supply clips and images for all programs. Discovery
has clips that can be licensed for a fee.
Can I buy the rights to your images or programs?
For programme sales and other
commercial arrangements please visit the Discovery Enterprises
International (DEI) site here or the Discovery Access site here.
I am a journalist and want information. Who do I contact?
Who owns Discovery?
Discovery Channel is part of Discovery
Networks. To find out about Discovery Networks, its management
team and portfolio of channels please visit the corporate
What channels do you air in Australia and New Zealand?
Discovery has 6 channel brands in the
Australia and 2 in New Zealand covering factual and lifestyle
& entertainment programming. Channels include Discovery
Channel HD, TLC,
Animal Planet, Discovery Science, Discovery Turbo Max and
A full list of channels can be found here.
Are you on social media?
I've got an idea for a program, who do I contact?
Please submit your details via our
Contact Us page and a member of the Discovery
Networks team will respond with further details.
How do I become a presenter?
Discovery does not accept unsolicited
show reels. If you want to become a presenter you need to
contact a production company or casting agent directly. A show
reel should be interesting, fun, no longer than 5 minutes in
length. Do not go to great expense and get family or friends to
help. When you send it to a production company enclose a
covering letter and ensure your details are clearly marked.
Never send the master copy.
I want to work for Discovery. How do I find out about opportunities?
To see all vacancies and internships visit the careers site here.
Where can I find details about the music used in your program promos?
For a specific title please contact us
directly, however, apps including Shazam and SoundHound are
also available and can recognise music tracks instantly.
Where can I find details about the music used in your program?
Music used in programmes is often
credited at the end of each programme. If its not listed apps
like Shazam and SoundHound are available that can recognise
music tracks instantly. Alternatively contact
directly and we will do our
best to help.
Where can I find details about the music used in adverts?
For music used in adverts you need to
contact the advertiser directly. Apps like Shazam and
SoundHound are available and can recognise music tracks
I live outside of Australia and NZ. Why canâ€™t I watch videos on the website?
Some content is only available to
viewers in Australia and New Zealand due to copyright, legal or
How can I advertise on your website or TV channel?
We offer a variety of advertising
opportunities on our websites and television channels as well
as larger integration possibilities with our content. To learn
more about commercial opportunities and how your brand can work
with us please contact MCN in
Australia or Sky
Advertising in New Zealand.
Why do adverts sound louder than programs?
Advertisers compress sound levels that
when compared against programmes - which have a wider variation
in levels - can appear louder. We have recognised this and use
perceived loudness meters to measure the actual loudness of the
How do I comment on one of your shows?
Discovery welcomes all feedback from
our viewers. If you wish to comment on our programmes or
channels please use the contact
page and follow the prompts so we can direct your comment to
the appropriate department.
If your question is not covered by the FAQs please fill out our comments form here.