Revealing the dark truth that aviation safety improves one crash at a time, Mayday investigates legendary aviation disasters to find out what went wrong and why.
Based on cockpit voice recorders, accident reports and eyewitness accounts, every episode also features interviews, state-of-the-art CGI and gripping reenactments.
Have you ever wondered how the products you use every day are made? How It's Made leads you through the process of how everyday products, such as apple juice, skateboards, engines, contact lenses, and many more objects are manufactured.
The chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in late 18th century Canada. Told from multiple perspectives, Frontier takes place in a world where business negotiations might be resolved with close-quarter hatchet fights, and where delicate relations between native tribes and Europeans can spark bloody conflicts.
Follow the operations of Jamie Davis Motor Truck, a heavy vehicle rescue and recovery towing company based in Hope, British Columbia focusing on the hardships of operating along the highways of the BC Interior, especially the Coquihalla Highway, which is notorious for rapidly changing weather.
The Sex Files is a television program appearing on Discovery Channel Canada and shown on CTVglobemedia around midnight hours, because of content. It talks about several issues of sexuality, from genetics, reproduction, sexual orientation, puberty, etc. It does contain nudity, which is why it is shown in the midnight hours, but the nudity is done from a scientific point-of-view showing exactly what the topic is visually, good for people who want information on sexuality and the biology behind it. In Europe the show was called Sex Sense and featured a male narrator. The number of episodes and their titles were the same but the episodes themselves were slightly different as the more explicit scenes were replaced. It aired on Discovery Channel Europe.
Starting with episode 41, it is broadcast in high-definition.
A group of heavy recovery drivers work to keep traffic rolling on some of the busiest and most unforgiving roads on the planet, Ontario’s 400-series highways. When disaster strikes on these roads, the pressure is on to get them cleared and reopened.
Mighty Ships is a documentary television program produced by Exploration Production Inc. in Canada. It is aired on Discovery Channel Canada and also broadcast around the world. The series follows various types of vessels on a journey, showing viewers how the ship and its crew operates.
This series was started after the success of a one off special on the Discovery Channel entitled Mighty Ships: Queen Mary 2.
They're armed, dangerous and pose an imminent threat to person and property - and you might even be one! Discovery Channel has tracked down five shockingly shoddy renovators and offers the critical tools to help them improve.
Canada's Worst Driver is a Canadian television series on Discovery Channel, based on Britain's Worst Driver, and is part of the Worst Driver television franchise. It and sister series Canada's Worst Handyman are the two highest-rated programs on Discovery Channel. The series is produced by Proper Television, whose president, Guy O'Sullivan, was the director for the original Britain's Worst Driver series; as such, Canada's Worst Driver is considered to be the production company's flagship show.
Unlike other Worst series around the world, the Canadian version emphasizes the learning process of the contestants and the science of driving, and as such is often more serious than the other Worst shows around the world, which are mainly played for laughs. It is the longest running of any Worst series to date.
The series is also aired dubbed in French in Canada, as the Les zéros de conduite on Canal D.
A science magazine show that brings you the world like you've never seen it before. The hosts demystify the mysteries of science and bridge the gap between the lab and your living room. From movies to microbiology, space to sports, food to hi-tech gizmos, they make sense of the science of everyday life ... and they make it fun too.
Canadian English version of the game show where unsuspecting members of the public hail a cab and find they're playing for money - if they can keep answering questions correctly before they reach their destination. Too many incorrect answers and they may just be walking the rest of the way.
Capturing the biggest, most complex, most stressful and most dangerous engineering projects around the world, Megabuilders chronicles the most awe-inspiring construction projects in modern engineering.
Flora and fauna, sea and stone - the elements of life on earth as we know it. But how did the complicated existence on Earth come to be?
Licence to Drill is a documentary television series produced by the Montreal based Pixcom for Discovery Channel Canada. The series documents the activities of two teams of Natural Gas drillers in the Canadian North in the Winter of 2008.
A journey riding the rails around the world, from the locomotive to rail traffic control to the maintenance depot.
Noted experts explain the science behind the deaths some of the strangest, most grizzly, tragic or simply avoidable deaths from across the globe and throughout time.
A spin-off of the hugely successful Mighty Ships series, Mighty Cruise Ships documents the most dynamic passenger vessels in the world en route to unbelievably glorious paradise hotspots.
Patent Bending is a Canadian reality television series that premiered August 22, 2006, on the Discovery Channel. The series is based on building some of the weird, fantastical ideas inventors have patented over the last century. Once physically realised, the flaws in these ideas tend to be humorously obvious and explain the ideas' lack of commercial success. The team then tries to come up with an improved version, thus the "bending" part of the title, meeting with varying results.
Two fire departments in rural Alberta risk their lives to help protect the citizens of the province's isolated areas.