Discovery Home & Health

Last updated

Discovery Home & Health
H&h Logo.svg
Programming
Timeshift serviceDiscovery Home & Health +1
Ownership
Owner Discovery Networks Europe (UK)
Discovery Communications (Asia)
History
Launched2000 (Latin America and UK)
2006 (Asia)
Closed31 July 2014 (Asia)
3 November 2014 (Australia)
6 January 2021 (UK)
Replaced by Eve (Asia)
Discovery Kids (Australia)
Former namesDiscovery Health Channel (2000–2001, Asia and UK; 2000–2005, Latin America)
Discovery Health (2001–2005, Asia and UK)
Links
Website homeandhealthtv.co.uk

Discovery Home & Health is a television channel owned by Discovery that features lifestyle programming. Discovery Home & Health is available in Latin America, Australia, Republic of Ireland, Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia.

Contents

It was formerly available on Australia's SelecTV from March 2007 until the closure of its English service in late 2007, but remained available through Foxtel and Austar. [1] [2] The channel was closed in Australia on 3 November 2014 and replaced with Discovery Kids, with select programming moving to sister channel TLC; [3] [4] Discovery Kids ceased operations on 1 February 2020.

Programming (Latin America)

Related Research Articles

We TV

We TV is an American pay television channel. It is oriented mainly towards lifestyle and entertainment programming, primarily targeting women. "WE" was formerly used as an abbreviation of "Women's Entertainment", although this was downplayed in a 2014 rebranding in order to focus more upon "shared experiences".

TLC (TV network)

TLC is an American pay television channel that is owned by Discovery, Inc. Initially focused on educational and learning content, by the late 1990s, the network began to primarily focus towards reality series involving lifestyles, family life, and personal stories.

Foxtel^ is an Australian pay television company—operating in cable television, direct broadcast satellite television, and IPTV streaming services. It was formed in April 2018, superseding an earlier company from 1995. The name 'FOXTEL' is a blend of News Corporation's 'Fox' Broadcasting and 'Tel' from Telstra. The name signifies a joint venture established between News Corporation and Telstra, with News Corp being the 65% and Telstra the 35% shareholders respectively.

MTV (Australian and New Zealand TV channel)

MTV is a 24-hour general entertainment channel specialising in music and youth culture programming which serves Australia and New Zealand. It is operated by parent company ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia headquartered in London with a local office in Sydney.

Nickelodeon is an Australian children's television channel operated by a joint venture of Foxtel Networks and ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia. Being a version of the namesake television channel in the United States, the channel broadcasts Nickelodeon's original series, as well as shows from third-party companies.

Subscription television in Australia is provided using technologies such as cable television, satellite television and internet television by a number of companies unified in their provision of a subscription television service. Notable actors in the sector include Foxtel, Netflix and Stan. Regulation of the sector is assured by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

SelecTV (Australian television)

SelecTV was an Australian satellite based subscription television broadcasting service. As of January 2011, the service is no longer available. Services were carried on the Intelsat 8 satellite.

Disney Channel (Australian TV channel) Australian TV channel

Disney Channel was an Australian pay television channel. It was the flagship television property owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company in Australia. Launched in 1996, the network targeted towards children and their families, with original series and movies.

Discovery Turbo

Discovery Turbo is a television channel devoted to programming about transport. It is similar to Discovery Velocity and Motor Trend. It was also briefly available as an on-demand service in the US in the late 2000s.

Nat Geo Wild Global television channel focused on wildlife programming of National Geographic

National Geographic Wild is a global pay television network owned by National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (73%) and the National Geographic Society (27%). The channel primarily focuses on wildlife and natural history non-fiction programming. It is a sister network to National Geographic TV.

Animal Planet (Australia and New Zealand) Australian television channel

Animal Planet is a television channel which launched locally in Australia exclusively on Optus Television in October 1999. The channel is dedicated to programming that highlights the relationship between humans and animals. It has since expanded to multiple carriers.

TLC (Australian TV channel)

TLC, is an Australian and New Zealand television channel owned by Discovery Networks Asia Pacific. The channel launched 2004 in Australia and 2015 in New Zealand. In Australia TLC is available on pay TV provider Foxtel and IPTV provider Fetch, and in New Zealand the channel is available on pay TV provider Sky.

Discovery Home & Health Southeast Asia

Discovery Home & Health Southeast Asia was a television channel based in the Asia. Discovery Home & Health Southeast Asia was available in Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia. This channel was launched on 1 January 2006.

National Geographic is a subscription television network in Australia and New Zealand that features documentaries. It features programming around subjects such as nature, science, culture and history documentaries plus some reality and pseudo-scientific entertainment programming. It is the Oceanic version of the American National Geographic channel and owned by The Walt Disney Company in Australia. Since 2020, it is the only Disney-owned network in Oceania that broadcasts as a linear television channel, with Disney Channel and Disney Junior being shut down in favour of the streaming service Disney+.

Discovery Turbo (Asian TV channel)

Discovery Turbo was an Asian male-oriented factual television channel devoted to programming about cars, bikes, boats, and planes. The channel was owned by Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific.

Lifestyle You was an Australian subscription TV channel. It was a sister channel to Lifestyle, Lifestyle Home and Lifestyle Food. Lifestyle You was home to personal makeovers, hilarious and honest reality, health, wellness, family and relationship programming.

Fox Showcase is an Australian premium drama cable and satellite television channel. It was initially part of the Showtime Australia channels and was managed by PMP chief executive officer Peter Rose. In 2007 Rose said Showcase "provides a real home at last for quality drama in Australia, and this list of outstanding event television is just the start". Showcase launched with the Australian TV premieres of Dexter and Australian-made series Satisfaction.

TLC (Dutch TV channel)

TLC is a Dutch television channel which broadcasts lifestyle programmes. It airs programmes related to lifestyle, health, food, and reality shows. Its main target is the female audience. Discovery Benelux launched the channel on 4 July 2011.

Discovery Kids (Australian TV channel) Australian television channel

Discovery Kids was an Australian subscription television channel, aimed at 2-6 year olds screening factual and educational programming. The channel launched on Foxtel on 3 November 2014.

E! is an Australian pay television channel, owned by NBCUniversal International Networks. Much like its American counterpart it features entertainment-related programming, reality television and Hollywood news. It is available through the Foxtel, Austar and FetchTV in Australia and Sky in New Zealand. In 2014, it became available on Australian streaming service Foxtel Play.

References

  1. Addington, Tim (15 March 2007). "SelecTV adds five Discovery channels to platform". B&T Weekly . Archived from the original on 24 July 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2007.
  2. Chessell, James (20 August 2011). "Bruce Gordon's SelecTV to make changes". The Australian . Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  3. "The Brand New World of Discovery Networks is just AWESOME!" (PDF) (Press release). Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific. 9 October 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  4. "Finding Your Channels" (PDF) (Press release). Foxtel. Retrieved 21 October 2014.