Discovery Kids (British and Irish TV channel)

Discovery Kids was a British pay television channel. The channel initially began broadcasting exclusively on the On Digital service time sharing with Discovery Wings, an aviation-focused channel similarly created initially as an On Digital exclusive.[1] The channel eventually became available on other digital platforms such as Sky Digital, and Virgin Media.

Discovery Kids
Discovery Kids logo
Broadcast areaUK, Ireland
OwnerDiscovery Communications, Inc.
Launched1 February 2000
ReplacedCarlton Kids
Closed28 February 2007
Replaced byDiscovery Turbo

Discovery Kids and Discovery Wings were both closed down on 28 February 2007, to be replaced by Discovery Turbo the following day. Discovery Kids was replaced with an online broadband video service called Discovery Kids On Demand, not updated since the closure of the TV channel. Some of Discovery Kids' previous programs were later shown on DMAX during the mornings. It was owned by Discovery UK.

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  1. ^ "Discovery channels boost ONdigital". The Independent. 22 December 1999.