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Discovery Channel TV Schedule & Listings Guide

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What’s on Discovery Channel Today?

Here’s today’s schedule for Discovery Channel.

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024 EDT

Discovery On Demand

Expedition UnknownLost Bomber of World War II

Weeks before the D-Day invasion, Britain's Barracuda bomber took out the largest Nazi warship ever built, but today, not a single Barracuda exists; Josh joins a one-of-a-kind restoration project and searches for wreckage far above the Arctic Circle.

Discovery On Demand

Alien Encounters: Fact or FictionAbduction in the Desert

A musician captures a strange object flying over a highway in California; a tourist takes the most compelling UFO photo ever; two friends fear they were abducted on a road trip.

Expedition UnknownThe Lost Avenger

A three-man crew of Navy pilots training for World War II crashed into the Pacific Ocean 75 years ago; Josh Gates teams up with Project Recover on a daring mission to find the plane and bring closure for the three souls who have never been found.

Expedition UnknownSharks vs Nazis in Paradise

Just off Florida's coast, Josh Gates braves shark-infested waters in search of an American ship sunk by a Nazi U-boat during WWII; Josh joins Tristan Guttridge who has a bold new strategy to use sharks as spies to uncover the wreck.

Expedition UnknownLost Bomber of World War II

Weeks before the D-Day invasion, Britain's Barracuda bomber took out the largest Nazi warship ever built, but today, not a single Barracuda exists; Josh joins a one-of-a-kind restoration project and searches for wreckage far above the Arctic Circle.

Discovery On Demand

Alien Encounters: Fact or FictionAbduction in the Desert

A musician captures a strange object flying over a highway in California; a tourist takes the most compelling UFO photo ever; two friends fear they were abducted on a road trip.

Expedition UnknownThe Lost Avenger

A three-man crew of Navy pilots training for World War II crashed into the Pacific Ocean 75 years ago; Josh Gates teams up with Project Recover on a daring mission to find the plane and bring closure for the three souls who have never been found.

Survive the RaftThis Isn't a Game

Nine Americans with wildly different backgrounds and beliefs participate in a social experiment designed to see if they can put their differences aside and work together to win a life-changing pile of cash.

Discovery On Demand

Mysteries of the AbandonedHistoric Remains of USS Hornet

A legendary U.S. Naval war vessel now stands as a monument to space exploration in Alameda, Calif.; experts reveal how a formidable WWII aircraft carrier served a vital role in historic Apollo spaceflight recovery missions.

Mysteries of the AbandonedHidden Tunnels of Gibraltar

A forgotten military fortification connected to a network of secret tunnels are mysteriously hidden within the Rock of Gibraltar; experts investigate and uncover a derelict war-torn complex constructed for a highly classified WWII spy operation.

Mysteries of the AbandonedRemnants of Alien Contact

A research complex housing two enormous satellites is now mysteriously derelict in the rural expanse of Woodbury, Ga.; experts investigate and uncover a facility where planetary scientists explored possible evidence of extraterrestrial intelligence.

Mysteries of the AbandonedHidden Hell of Angel Island

A cluster of military defensive structures among a quaint holiday village lie deserted on a San Francisco Bay island; experts investigate and uncover a mysterious Civil War outpost that conceals a dark and hellish history.

Discovery On Demand

Mysteries of the AbandonedCastle of the Nazi Occult

An eerie castle with a supernatural attraction stands derelict in the dense forests of the Czech Republic; experts investigate and uncover legends of a concealed gateway to hell and links to horrific Nazi Germany occult experimentation.

Mysteries of the AbandonedRuins of the Nazi Resort

A majestic estate for the rich and powerful now lies abandoned in the highlands of Argentina; experts investigate and uncover a once struggling hotel that was transformed into a luxurious resort outpost for elite Nazi German sympathizers.

Engineering CatastrophesNightmare in New Orleans

Construction turns catastrophic in New Orleans when the side of a hotel complex collapses on a busy street below; expert engineers investigate to uncover the reason behind this sudden and fatal disaster.

Engineering CatastrophesKansas City Skywalk Disaster

When an indoor hotel walkway collapses in Kansas City, Mo., it becomes the most deadly engineering disaster in U.S. history; experts investigate and uncover evidence of a catastrophic design change in the support system construction.

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Engineering CatastrophesGenoa Bridge of Tragedy

The Genoa bridge collapse takes down a symbolic crossing and becomes one of Italy's deadliest engineering disasters; experts investigate and uncover years of slow deterioration to the structure's heavily corroded concrete encased cables.

Engineering CatastrophesMiami Condo Calamity

Tragedy strikes a community when a condominium complex collapses in Miami, resulting in one of the deadliest engineering disasters in American history; experts investigate and reveal potential flaws in the structure's flat slab construction.

Caught!Travel Hell

As travel stats reach new heights and patience hits rock bottom, millions of conflicts erupt in planes, trains, and automobiles worldwide; from road rage to high-altitude meltdowns, it's a wild ride in the world of travel.

Caught!Vacation Mayhem

Vacations create new experiences and memories that last a lifetime; every misadventure, from spring break smackdowns to terrible tourist fails.

Caught!Holidays From Hell

Holidays highlight unique traditions, but when clashing personalities and lots of alcohol get mixed, mayhem and memorable stories are sure to follow.

Caught!SWAT Teams Unleashed

Witnessing elite police units execute daring raids and high-stakes takedowns nationwide; from Florida's fiery standoffs to tense hostage crises, experience the relentless courage of these specially-trained officers.

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Caught!Disorder in the Court

Courtroom chaos caught on camera; if the judge's gavel isn't enough to calm down criminals, brave bailiffs and cops have to step in; shocking attacks, escape attempts, and stolen firearms make for a very dramatic day in court.

Caught!High Crimes

In the United States, a whopping 250,000 federal prison sentences annually are fueled by drugs and alcohol; from big-shot drug dealers to inebriated road warriors, law enforcement is guarding people against danger.

Caught!Dashcam Disasters

Dashcam use continues to rise, catching even more unbelievable vehicle events; semi-trucks wreak havoc on roadways; criminals flee cops in pursuit; crashes, collisions and cars flying through the air.

Caught!Tased and Confused

Police takedowns can be risky business, especially when criminals are armed and dangerous; that's why officers rely on non-lethal tactics like tasers, bean bag rounds, and K-9 units to subdue suspects when things get a little too close for comfort.

Caught!Who Let the Cons Out?

Convicts making last efforts to break free when their hands are tied; whether a crook on trial or an inmate with a corrections officer, handcuffs, cops and prison walls won't stop this guys from their scaping attempts.

CaughtInsane Attacks

Every year, thousands of law enforcement put their lives in danger to protect and serve; but, in high-velocity situations, life-or-death decisions come in like rapid fire; in the line of fire, all bets are off.

Caught!Seconds From Disaster

Near-death events, brushes with disaster and life-changing close calls caught on camera; Mother Nature, speeding trains or explosions can deliver an untimely end, unless a split-second decision is made to change the course of fate.

Caught!Brawl in the Family

They say blood is thicker than water, but family can put one through the wringer; sibling squabbles, petty pranks and daring parental rescues.

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