Kolkata, Sep 25 (UNI) Discovery Channel, the world leader in non-fiction entertainment, today announced the launch of yet another exciting programme ''Ultimate Discovery'' from October 6.
'' Ultimate Discovery is our firm commitment to the viewers which will showcase breathtaking content consisting of its biggest, boldest and cutting-edge programmes from across the world,'' Discovery Networks for Asia Pacific region's senior vice-president Rahul Johri here said.
A unique one-hour time slot will go on air every day at 2100 hrs.
It will comprise shows ranging from science, technology, history, natural world, adventure and exploration, he added.
Beginning on October 6, the programme line-up includes the NASA missions- capturing its fifty spectacular years right from the first space walk and moon landing, never seen before images filmed by astronauts themselves and captured by cameras onboard the spaceships, and Future Weapons- tracking down the most lethal and sinister weapons.
Besides the Fight Quest- showcasing ancient martial arts from around the world, Alaska experiment- a real account of a group of men and women challenged to survive the Alaskan wilderness, Revealed- showing Haj pilgrimage in Mecca and Medina, the all time favourite series Discover India and Next world- revealing the technology, radical ideas and inventions that will shape the future such as cities built on water also called floating cities, drugs that can expand human life to 150 years, he informed.
Showing glimpses of the programme on plasma, he maintained that as a comprehensive programme it would satisfy viewers curiosity to explore the fascinating world and its ceaseless possibilities.
When asked about merchandising aspect, he said the channel would also launch its CDs and DVDs in the market.
''So far as its dubbing in regional languages is concerned we shall do so based on TRP ranking,'' he added.
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