Discovery Kids Australia
2016 Discovery Kids logo.svg
CountryAustralia
Broadcast areaAustralia
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
Ownership
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery Asia-Pacific
Sister channelsDiscovery Channel
Animal Planet
Discovery Science
Discovery Turbo
TLC
History
Launched3 November 2014; 7 years ago (3 November 2014)
ReplacedDiscovery Home & Health
Closed1 February 2020; 2 years ago (1 February 2020)
Links
Websitewww.discoverychannel.com.au/discovery-kids/
www.dkids.com.au
Availability
(at time of closure)
Streaming media
Foxtel GoChannel 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.

Programming

References

  1. ^ a b "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.