Discovery Kids (Australian TV channel)

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Discovery Kids Australia
2016 Discovery Kids logo.svg
Country Australia
Broadcast areaAustralia
Language(s) English
Picture format 576i (16:9 SDTV)
Owner Discovery, Inc.
Sister channels Discovery Channel
Animal Planet
Discovery Science
Discovery Turbo
Launched3 November 2014;6 years ago (3 November 2014)
Replaced Discovery Home & Health
Closed1 February 2020;16 months ago (1 February 2020)
(at time of closure)
FoxtelChannel 718
Foxtel Channel 718
Streaming media
Foxtel Go Channel 718

Discovery Kids (stylised as Discovery K!ds) was an Australian subscription television channel, aimed at 2-6 year olds screening factual and educational programming. [1] The channel launched on Foxtel on 3 November 2014. [2]

The channel replaced Discovery Home & Health, whose select programming moved to TLC. [1]

The channel ceased operations on 1 February 2020, after which the channel space created in 2007 by Discovery Home & Health ceased to exist. No reason was given to why it ceased.


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  1. 1 2 "The Brand New World of Discovery Networks is just AWESOME!" (PDF) (Press release). Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific. 9 October 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  2. Knox, David (4 September 2014). "Foxtel overhauls pricing, HD channels as content battle heats up". TV Tonight. Retrieved 17 October 2014.