Sky may lose Discovery channels..some Questions and Answers
What is changing?
From 1 February, Discovery Communications’ portfolio of channels are unlikely to be available in Sky TV packages.
Which channels does this include?
In the UK and Ireland, this includes DMAX, Animal Planet, ID, Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, Discovery Shed, Discovery Home & Health, Discovery History, Discovery Science, Discovery Turbo, Discovery, TLC and Quest.
Can I still watch now?
Yes, the channels will be available until 31 January. At any point from 1 February, Discovery may remove them from the Sky platform.
Can I no longer watch these channels on Sky?
The channels will be available until 31 January. At any point, from 1 February, Discovery may remove them from the Sky platform.
I regularly watch the Discovery channels. What can I watch on Sky instead?
Sky offers a huge range of unmissable content, from award winning documentaries to thrilling entertainment.
We’ve an incredible line-up of programming scheduled from partners like Nat Geo, History and CI, as well as a fantastic range of Sky Original content.
Upcoming programmes include: Big Cat Week, Explorer, Wild Strategies and Killing Regan from Nat Geo; Black Sails, Obama Legacy and Hunting Hitler from History; and Portrait Artist of the Year, Tate Walks and Freddie Fries Down Under from Sky Arts/Sky 1.
We also have more than 800 episodes of documentaries available on demand for Variety and Box Sets customers to watch whenever and wherever they want, including Origins, Ross Kemp Extreme World and the David Attenborough Collection.
I regularly watched Eurosport. What can I watch on Sky instead?
Sky Sports customers can watch the very best live sport, including the British & Irish Lions tour of New Zealand, unrivalled coverage of the Premier League, every F1 Grand Prix weekend, England’s home Test matches, the biggest competitions in golf and much more.
Viewers can look forward to another huge year of sport in 2017, including:
Premier League, EFL, SPFL, La Liga and 2018 World Cup Qualifier football.
British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand.
Every Formula 1 Grand Prix weekend, in UHD.
England cricket and ICC Champions Trophy.
Joshua v Klitschko, and the biggest fights from the world of boxing.
Golf’s biggest tournaments from the European and PGA Tours.
Women’s Cricket World Cup.
And the Women’s British Open for the first time.