From a media release:
Fresh on the heels of Decemberâ€™s â€œHoliday Bashâ€ schedule filled to the brim with premiere programming, Discovery today unveiled the networkâ€™sÂ 2016 winter schedule.Â Canadaâ€™s most-watched primetime entertainment specialty networkÂ rings in the New Year with an abundance of fresh hit programming, including the season premieres ofÂ ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLEÂ (Jan. 4),Â RAILROAD ALASKAÂ (Jan. 5), andÂ MAYDAYÂ (Jan. 15) right out of the gate, along withÂ HOW ITâ€™S MADEÂ (Feb. 22),Â JADE FEVERÂ (Feb. 23), andÂ COLD WATER COWBOYSÂ (March 8), Â premiering through the winter. Also set to debut in January is a slew of new episodes from current seasons of hit series, includingÂ GOLD RUSHÂ (Jan. 5),MOONSHINERSÂ (Jan. 6), andÂ ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTERÂ (Jan. 10). Viewers can also catch up on full episodes of Discovery series live and on demand on the Discovery GO app and atÂ Discovery.ca.
Also in January, Discovery raises a glass for a special goodbye toast to Co-Hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage as they stage their final gonzo experiments during the concluding season of the perenial favourite,Â MYTHBUSTERS, beginningSunday,Â Jan. 10Â atÂ 7 p.m. ET. Additionally, Discoveryâ€™s jam-packed winter schedule also features the Â previouslyÂ announcedÂ â€œFuture Tech Weekâ€ onÂ DAILY PLANET(Jan. 4-8), followed by returning Canadian turbo favouritesÂ VEGAS RAT RODSÂ andMEGASPEEDÂ headliningÂ Thursday nights,beginningÂ Jan. 7.
Discoveryâ€™s full suite of top entertainment brands also features extensive winter schedule highlights and happenings beginningÂ Jan. 5, including:
Viewers are invited for an extended stay inÂ Animal Planetâ€™s backyard jungle to explore the extraordinary relationship between humans and animals. Viewers are also welcome to park inÂ Discovery Velocityâ€™s lot â€“ Canadaâ€™s only home for Factual Turbo programming â€“ for all things automotive, as well as diverse travel, survival, and cultural world content. In the holiday spirit of giving, Discovery today announced a nationwide 36-day free preview fromÂ Jan. 20 â€“ Feb. 24Â of bothÂ Animal PlanetÂ andDiscovery Velocity, available to subscribers of participating television service providers.
Animal Planet winter highlights:
Animal Planet brings in the New Year with an all-star, all-adorable cast returning on Super Bowl Sunday for Animal Planetâ€™s pup-culture phenomenonÂ PUPPY BOWL. Viewers can expect a winning combination of terrier tackles, canine touchdowns, puppy penalties, and Fido first downs onÂ Sunday,Â Feb. 7Â at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT. The canine entertainment continues with live coverage ofÂ WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB 140THÂ ANNUAL DOG SHOW,Â Feb. 15Â andÂ 16 at 8 p.m. ET. New seriesÂ 100 MILES FROM NOWHEREÂ (Jan. 24) andÂ AFRICAÂ (Feb. 14), make their debut. Returning favouritesÂ ALASKA MONSTERSÂ (Jan. 5),Â RUGGED JUSTICEÂ (Jan. 5),NORTH WOODS LAWÂ (Jan. 7),Â ICE LAKE REBELSÂ (Jan. 8) premiere.Â TANKED(Jan. 6),Â REDWOOD KINGSÂ (Jan. 6),Â TREEHOUSE MASTERSÂ (Jan. 6),Â FINDING BIGFOOTÂ (Jan. 7), andÂ PIT BULLS AND PAROLEESÂ (Jan. 8) return with all-new episodes.
Discovery Velocity winter highlights:
Discovery Velocity buckles up, leaves last year in the dust, and takes off to Scottsdale, Arizona forÂ BARRETT-JACKSON, the worldâ€™s greatest collector car auctions,Â Jan. 26-31. Additional turbo programming takes a spin with all-new seasons ofÂ HOW ITâ€™S MADE: DREAM CARSÂ (Jan. 5),Â BITCHINâ€™ RIDESÂ (Feb. 4),Â GEAR HEADSÂ (Feb. 5),Â CAR FIXÂ (Jan. 4),Â WHEELER DEALERS USAÂ (Jan. 4), and new episodes ofÂ CHASING CLASSIC CARSÂ (Jan. 4).
Investigation Discovery winter highlights:
New Yearâ€™s resolutions for 2016: less crime and more justice? Investigation Discoveryâ€™s fresh start includes new seasons ofÂ FATAL ENCOUNTERSÂ (Jan. 5),TRUE NIGHTMARESÂ (Jan. 9),Â DISAPPEAREDÂ (Jan. 13),Â HOUSE OF HORRORS: KIDNAPPEDÂ (Jan. 14),Â NIGHTMARE NEXT DOORÂ (Jan. 15), and new episodes ofÂ HOMICIDE HUNTER: LT. JOE KENDAÂ (Jan. 5).
Discovery Science winter highlights:
Questioning everything in the New Year,Â Discovery ScienceÂ dives deep into 2016 with new seriesÂ ALL-AMERICAN MAKERS: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?Â (Jan. 4), season premieres ofÂ HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS: EXPANDED EDITIONÂ (Jan. 5),Â MONSTERS INSIDE MEÂ (Jan. 22),Â STRIP THE CITYÂ (Jan. 27),Â STRIP THE COSMOSÂ (Feb. 15), and new episodes ofÂ HOW DO THEY DO IT?Â (Wednesdays) andÂ GHOST STALKERSÂ (Fridays).