Awards & Winners

Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is the flagship television property of Discovery Communications, a publicly traded company run by CEO David Zaslav. As of June 2012, Discovery Channel is the second most widely distributed cable channel in the United States, behind TBS; it is available in 409 million households worldwide, through its U.S. flagship channel and its various owned or licensed television channels internationally. It initially provided documentary television programming focused primarily on popular science, technology and history, but in recent years has expanded into reality television and pseudo-scientific entertainment. Programming on the flagship Discovery Channel in the U.S. is primarily focused on reality television series, such as speculative investigation, automobiles, and occupations; it also features documentaries specifically aimed at families and younger audiences.

Awards by Discovery Channel

Check all the awards nominated and won by Discovery Channel.


Nominations 2014 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
ASTRA Awards for Most Outstanding Use of Innovation Skywire Live With Nik Wallenda


Shorty Award for Science
Honored for : MythBusters

Nominations 2011 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Shorty Award for Science MythBusters


Nominations 2010 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Shorty Award for Entertainment MythBusters


Peabody Award
Honored for : Planet Earth


Peabody Award
Honored for : Black Sky: The Race for Space


Peabody Award
Honored for : Walking with Dinosaurs


Peabody Award
Honored for : The Death of Yugoslavia


Peabody Award
Honored for : Katie and Eilish: Siamese Twins


Peabody Award
Honored for : People of the Forest: The Chimps of Gombe