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Discovery Channel Poland

Discovery Channel Polska
Owned by Discovery Networks EMEA
Picture format 16:9, 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audience share 0.59% (2012, Nielsen[1])
Language Polish
Broadcast area Poland
Sister channel(s) Animal Planet
Discovery World
Discovery Science
Discovery Travel & Living
Discovery Historia
Discovery Channel Tamil
Investigation Discovery
Cyfra+ Channel 66
N Channel 75
UPC Polska Channel 375

Discovery Channel Poland is a Polish television channel. It shows factual entertainment programming, just as its many siblings around the world.

Discovery Channel has been available in Poland at least since 1998 when the Wizja TV platform launched. The dedicated Polish schedule was launched in 2002.[2]

The channel started using the new Discovery Channel logo on July 1, 2009.[3][4]

With a share of overall viewing of 0.67 percent, Discovery Channel was the 17th most watched television channel in Poland in 2011Nielsen.[5] It is by far the most popular of the dedicated documentary channels available in Poland.

On April 18, 2012 Discovery Channel Poland started broadcasting in 16:9 picture format.

The HD version of Discovery Channel Poland was launched on January 17, 2013 and replaced Discovery HD Showcase on all major TV platforms in Poland.


  2. ^ "Discovery Polska wprowadziła regionalną ramówkę dla Discovery Channel". October 30, 2002. 
  3. ^ "Opis kanału". Discovery Media Polska. 
  4. ^ "Discovery odświeża wizerunek swoich kanałów". June 4, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Rok 2011: 4 godz. przed TV, Polsat wyprzedził TVN, "Ranczo" hitem". 3 January 2012. 

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