- Discovery Kids
Discovery Kids Type Children's website Country United States Availability United States Owner Discovery Communications, Inc. Launch date October 1996 Dissolved October 10, 2010 (TV network) Official website http://www.discoverykids.com Replaced by The Hub
Discovery Kids is an American website owned by Discovery Communications, Inc. created for children. Until October 10, 2010, it was an American digital cable specialty channel, owned by Discovery Communications with television programming for education of children. It was launched in October 1996. Discovery Kids aired programming for children with an emphasis on real-life adventures, nature, science and wildlife from all over the world.
Discovery Kids broadcast a Saturday morning E/I programming lineup for children, which replaced TNBC, called Discovery Kids on NBC, which ran from September 14, 2002, until September 2, 2006, when NBC ended the partnership and created a new E/I block called Qubo.
In 2002, Discovery Kids began airing its first reality television show entitled Endurance. The show is similar in nature to Survivor, whereby teams compete in exotic locales (such as Hawaii and Tehachapi). The last first-run episode aired on March 8, 2008.
On October 10, 2010, Discovery Kids showed its last program at 6:00 am ET (5:00 am CT), a four-hour marathon of Kenny the Shark, before it was replaced with The Hub at 10:00 am ET (9:00 am CT). Kenny the Shark is also one of a few Discovery Kids programs to be part of The Hub's schedule. Discovery Kids still exists, however, but only as a division of Discovery Toys and a website.
- 1 As "The Hub"
- 2 Discovery Kids around the world
- 3 Programming
- 4 Programming blocks
- 5 See also
- 6 External links
As "The Hub"
Discovery Kids around the world
Discovery Kids was launched in April 1996. It is targeted to preschool audiences. As of October 10, 2010, it is currently the only Discovery Kids TV channel in the world.
Discovery Kids was launched on February 1, 2000 and was replaced by Discovery Turbo on February 28, 2007.
Discovery Kids launched on September 3, 2001 and was replaced by Nickelodeon on November 2, 2009.
All of these programming blocks were ousted when The Hub launched.
Scary Saturday Night Sleepover
Added in 2001 and taken off shortly, formally airing every Saturday night marathon with chomps as black bats. It aired at 8:00pm on Discovery Kids. During its last times, it only aired Truth or Scare and Mystery Hunters.
Saddle Club Everyday
A marathon of all the episodes of The Saddle Club. It aired on Discovery Kids every day.
Ready, Set, Learn!
Added in 1998 as Discovery Mini Kids, a weekday morning block that airs preschool programming, running weekdays from 9:00am–3:00pm ET. The block was formally also simulcast on TLC until 2008, when it was replaced with reruns of TLC's original programming. The block was replaced by HubBub on October 11, 2010.
Added in 2002, a block that airs shows about animals, wildlife and nature from 3:00pm–6:00pm ET.
Added in 2002, a block that airs 3 hours of one show weekends, including Endurance and Flight 29 Down. In 2008, The Gaggle was shortened to 1–2 hours, and expanded to weekdays.
Added in 2003, a block that airs animated series everyday at 6:00am–9:00am ET everyday and 6:00pm–8:00pm ET Monday to Saturday, Sunday from 1:00am–4:00am.
@DK was the network's primetime branding.
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- Discovery Kids On Demand
- Discovery Kids on NBC
- The Hub
- Ready Set Learn
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