With Discovery Channel Canada (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Frontier (2016– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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Follows Declan Harp, a half-Irish/half Cree Native-Canadian outlaw who is campaigning to breach the Hudson's Bay Company's monopoly on the fur trade in Canada.

Stars: Jason Momoa, Landon Liboiron, Zoe Boyle, Greg Bryk

Votes: 13,771

2. Air Emergency (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.8
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Dramatized reconstruction of real-life air disasters, along with interviews with aviation experts and eyewitnesses.

Stars: Stephen Bogaert, Jonathan Aris, Gregory Feith, John Cox

Votes: 3,420

3. Life (2009)

TV-G | 473 min | Documentary

9.1
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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview of the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to... See full summary »

Stars: Oprah Winfrey, David Attenborough, Doug Allan, Barrie Britton

Votes: 35,212

4. Frozen Planet (2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.0
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

Stars: David Attenborough, Alec Baldwin, Chadden Hunter, Ted Giffords

Votes: 23,515

5. Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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89 Metascore

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Philippe Petit, Jean François Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix

Votes: 49,990 | Gross: $2.96M

6. Salvage Hunters (2011– )

Reality-TV

7.7
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Meet modern-day treasure hunter Drew Pritchard. With demanding customers, high turnover, and one of the biggest decorative salvage yards in the UK, Drew is constantly on the road, ... See full summary »

Stars: Drew Pritchard, Ralph Ineson, Rebecca Pritchard

Votes: 279

7. How It's Made (2001– )

TV-G | 24 min | Documentary

7.8
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Television series that documents how various everyday products are made.

Stars: Brooks T. Moore, Lynne Adams, Lynn Herzeg, Tony Hirst

Votes: 6,010

8. The Sex Files (1999–2005)

Documentary

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Combining equal measure of fun, science, down-to-earth talk and need-to-know information. The Sex Files presents a highly entertaining look at the most primordial of human urges: sex. Each ... See full summary »

Stars: Gisel Della Chiara, Daniel Levitin, Stéphane Deschênes, Leg Show Jo

Votes: 40

9. Cash Cab (2008– )

Game-Show

7.4
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A taxi cab based games show where random patrons are picked up on the street and on the way to their destination they are asked a series of questions to win money.

Star: Adam Growe

Votes: 166

10. Heavy Rescue: 401 (2016– )

Documentary

7.0
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When winter hits, the heavy recovery operators of Southern Ontario fight to clear wrecks and keep drivers moving on the busiest stretch of highway in the world. Up to 400,000 vehicles ... See full summary »

Stars: Dave Pettitt, Collin Vadenheuvel, Gary Vandenheuvel, Kyle Pewtress

Votes: 175

11. Mighty Trains (2016– )

TV-G | Documentary

7.8
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They glide across the prairies of Canada and the deserts of Australia. They power through the cold of the Norwegian Arctic Circle and up the steepest slopes of the mighty Swiss Alps. They ... See full summary »

Stars: Teddy Wilson, Josh Lopez, Keith Evans, Jackie Nowland

Votes: 25

12. Vegas Rat Rods (2014– )

42 min | Reality-TV

6.5
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Welder Up's Steve Darnell and his band of oddballs and misfits are the Picassos of automotive fabricators. They work out of a sprawling garage on the outskirts of the Las Vegas Strip - ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael T Deeter, Dave Breckon, Dave Lefler, Twiggy Tallant

Votes: 186

13. How Do They Do It? (2006– )

51 min | Documentary

7.4
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This program is about engineering and scientific miracles and the people whose ability to solve problems make them happen.

Stars: Chris Broyles, Iain Lee, Michael Pongracz, Mike Goral

Votes: 1,218

14. Close Encounters (2014– )

Action

6.9
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Reenactments of alien encounters.

Stars: James Fraser, John Ventre, Matthew Sauvé, Kate Fenton

Votes: 141

15. Canada's Worst Driver (2005–2018)

46 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.1
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Nominated by friends and relatives who accompany them on their journey, eight Canadians are chosen each season of the series potentially to be named Canada's Worst Driver. The eight are ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrew Younghusband, Cam Woolley, Philippe Létourneau, Shyamala Kiru

Votes: 485

16. Mighty Ships (2008– )

Documentary

8.2
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Each episode shows the workings of a specific ship, or a sailing, including some actual or potential problems. The program explains the purpose of each ship and its speciality. Some ... See full summary »

Stars: Barbara Budd, Stéphane Julien, Keith Levesque, Kerri Warner

Votes: 79

17. Drain the Titanic (2015)

46 min | Documentary

6.5
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Computer-generated imagery and other visualization techniques reveal how it would look if all the water was removed from RMS Titanic's final resting place.

Director: Wayne Abbott | Stars: Russell Boulter, Brad Cartner, Kenneth Vrana, James Delgado

Votes: 109

18. Hellfire Heroes (2018– )

Reality-TV

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Fire departments in rural Alberta risk their lives to help protect the citizens of the province's isolated areas.

Stars: Albert Bahri, Adrian Burhop, Jamie Coutts, Colton Armstrong

19. Curious and Unusual Deaths (2009– )

30 min | History, Mystery

6.6
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A tv show that re tells the true stories of people who have died in unlikely, strange and unusual ways. Each episode typically contains 3 different stories told over an hour.

Stars: Steve Herringer, Lou Bloomfield, Peter Lin, Andrew Baker

Votes: 201

20. F2: Forensic Factor (2003– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Presenting the world's best CSI's, armed with the latest investigative tools in the hunt to catch elusive criminals. Each episode explores one baffling case, revealing the amazing science ... See full summary »

Stars: John Robinson, Sveta Kohli, Brad Siciliano, JoAnn Nordstrom

Votes: 72

21. Mighty Cruise Ships (2014– )

TV-G | Documentary

7.4
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Great Dreamers offers illuminating docu-dramas about five of the most significant visionaries in human science and technology, from ancient Greece to our modern era. Each hour-long story ... See full summary »

Stars: Shauna MacDonald, John Beach, Francis A. Mendi, Andrew Barker

Votes: 18

22. Jade Fever (2015– )

30 min | Documentary

7.3
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Jade City is a remote highway stop in northern British Columbia with a community of 35 run by Claudia Bunce and her husband Robin. They mine a huge jade claim and they employ most of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Claudia Bunce, Robin Bunce, Josh Bunce, Martin Strong

Votes: 59

23. Last Stop Garage (2017– )

30 min | Reality-TV

6.1
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Last Stop Garage is a rag-tag team of mechanics in North West River, Labrador, Canada. Their family owned shop, CRB Automotive, is the only automotive/mechanic business in a town of 500 ... See full summary »

Votes: 55

24. Paranormal Home Inspectors (2011– )

23 min | Documentary

4.3
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Explores the homes of people who feel they are being haunted.

Stars: Michelle McKay, Nadine Mercey

Votes: 76

25. Drain the Ocean (2009 TV Movie)

TV-G | 88 min | Documentary

7.5
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In this National Geographic special, we look at what most call "The Final Frontier". Using the newest data gathered from scientists all over the world and the latest advancements in ... See full summary »

Stars: Avery Brooks, Charlie Paull, Tim Le Bas, Craig Dawe

Votes: 105

26. Superstorm (2007– )

177 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.4
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Superstorm is a three-part British docudrama miniseries written and directed by Julian Simpson, about a group of scientists that try to divert and weaken hurricanes using cloud seeding. ... See full summary »

Stars: Nicola Stephenson, Tom Sizemore, Chris Potter, JR Bourne

Votes: 450

27. Mighty Planes (2012– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

7.7
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Discovery's popular ''Mighty'' franchise (''Mighty Ships'') continues with ''Mighty Planes,'' which takes to the skies and explores the most impressive aircraft in the world. Each episode ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Goral, Jamie Carr, Brad Cartner

Votes: 51

28. North America (2013– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

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Sweeping across some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, North America takes viewers from the silent grandeur of lofty snowcapped peaks to fertile forests and dramatic windswept ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Selleck, Rutger Hauer, Steve Backshall, Dave Canterbury

Votes: 560

29. Ultimate Survival: Everest (2004– )

Documentary

7.4
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This critically acclaimed six-part mini-series... Shot between March and June 2004, Ultimate Survival: Everest chronicles the Everest efforts of Team Discovery, which included two Canadian ... See full summary »

Stars: Shaunna Burke, Garry Hartlin, Mr. Chongba Sherpa, Pemba Gyalje Sherpa

Votes: 29

30. Inventions That Shook the World (2011– )

History

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Go on a decade-by-decade voyage of discovery through life-changing inventions, like the radio that made the world smaller, the machine gun that made it more dangerous, or the parking meter ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark DeNicola, Steve Herringer, Christopher O'Neill, Evgeny Akimov

Votes: 71

31. Warrior Women with Lucy Lawless (2003– )

Documentary, History

8.0
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History of women warriors narrated by Lucy Lawless. Stories include, Grâce O'Malley, Boudica and Lozen.

Stars: Lucy Lawless, Gabrielle Breathnach, Virginie Comte, Sheng Jun

Votes: 145

32. Paradise Lost (2008– )

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Dominic Frisby, Heather Marie Annis, Don Berns, Renee Chouinard

Votes: 16

33. License to Drill Louisiana (2014)

48 min | Reality-TV

6.5
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Votes: 19

34. Strip the City (2012– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.4
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Stripping major cities naked of their steel, concrete, buildings, roads, rivers and bedrock - layer by layer - to explore the secret technology and infrastructure that keeps them running. ... See full summary »

Stars: Kavan Smith, Thom Kikot, Helen Cheyne, Nick Eyles

Votes: 162

35. L'odyssée de l'espèce (2003 TV Movie)

270 min | Documentary

7.3
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8 million years of the human species

Directors: Jacques Malaterre, Javier G. Salanova | Stars: Charles Berling, Pere Arquillué, Peter Batakliev, Léa-Marie Cantin

Votes: 292

36. Race to Mars (2007– )

Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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In the year 2030, the race to be the first to reach the Red Planet is on - and China is leading the way. China has stunned the world by leapfrogging over America's long-term plans and has ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Riley, Lothaire Bluteau, Pascale Bussières, Frank Schorpion

Votes: 287

37. How William Shatner Changed the World (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.4
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William Shatner presents a light-hearted look at how the "Star Trek" TV series have influenced and inspired today's technologies, including: cell phones, medical imaging, computers and ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Jones | Stars: William Shatner, Jon Adler, Martin Cooper, Rob Haitani

Votes: 407

38. Drain the Great Lakes (2011 TV Movie)

TV-G | 47 min | Documentary

7.1
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Scientists and film makers take us to the bottom of the Great Lakes and show us what the bottoms are like and go back in history when they formed.

Directors: Wayne Abbott, Crispin Sadler | Stars: Cham Giobbi, Nigel Wattrus, Steve Blasco, John O'Shea

Votes: 41

39. Alien Mysteries (2013)

60 min | Sci-Fi

7.4
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Alien Mysteries is a tv show about alien abductions and other alien phenomena.

Stars: Adam Kenneth Wilson, John Ventre, J.P. Manoux, Stephanie Moore

Votes: 83

40. I Didn't Do It (2012– )

60 min | Crime, History

7.5
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An investigative show about the impact of wrongful convictions on the innocent and the judicial system.

Stars: Chris Noth, Rolando Daley, Lorien Honoure, Alex Litster

Votes: 13

41. Heart of Courage (1992– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Peter Michael Dillon, Dawn Ford, Shelley Cook, Alex Trebek

42. Licence to Drill (2010– )

Reality-TV

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A license to drill means big business. But with hostile conditions, a punishing schedule and a high-stakes gamble - costing some operations $250,000 per day - drilling for oil in the Canadian North is only for the toughest of tough.

Stars: Adrian Burhop, Coy McPherson

43. Jetstream (2008– )

45 min | Documentary, War

8.4
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Star: Kavan Smith

Votes: 71

44. Daily Planet (1996– )

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Mystery

8.1
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DAILY PLANET, Discovery Channel's flagship science magazine with hosts Ziya Tong and Dan Riskin, continues to explore the latest science behind the headlines and the coolest scientific developments that impact our lives in every way.

Stars: Ziya Tong, Dan Riskin, Lucas Cochran, Shannon T. Bentley

Votes: 34

45. Dangerous Flights (2012–2014)

Documentary

8.1
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This is the real deal: a high testosterone action adventure series on the edge of aviation's final frontier, starring the daring mavericks who risk their lives in the high-danger, ... See full summary »

Stars: Cory Bentzgen, Kerry McCauley, Randy McGehee, Stu Sprung

Votes: 98

46. Canada's Worst Handyman (2006– )

60 min | Reality-TV

4.6
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Canadians from across the country come together to prove that they are not Canada's Worst Handyman.

Stars: Andrew Younghusband, Geoff Woodmansey, Gail Prosser-Craig, Greg House

Votes: 225

47. Fool's Gold (2014– )

30 min | Reality-TV

5.5
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Fool's Gold is a humorous eight-part series that follows Todd Ryznar and his rookie crew as they make a hilariously haphazard foray into the world of professional gold digging. Armed with ... See full summary »

Stars: Jimmy Easton, Mark Fairnington, Todd Ryznar, Mike Strom

Votes: 48

48. Guinea Pig (2007– )

30 min | Documentary

7.4
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Ryan Stock and his partner AmberLynn Walker do things in their everyday lives most people would never consider doing on even the most outrageous dare. For Stock - an extreme circus ... See full summary »

Stars: Ryan Stock, AmberLynn Walker, Dale Pearson, Randy Brososky

Votes: 48

49. Sci Q (2008– )

30 min | Family

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Who can resist learning more about the future of living underwater? Ever wonder how the magic of movie making works? Or what it takes for a detective to investigate a crime scene? In each ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrew Chapman, Paula Lemyre, Pemma Muzumdar, Blue Man Group

50. Jumbo: The Plane that Changed the World (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary

8.1
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Detailed history of the design and manufacture of the iconic Boeing 747, which was developed as an inferior sibling to Boeing's preferred option, the Super-Sonic Transport. The financial ... See full summary »

Directors: Christopher Spencer, Christopher Spencer | Stars: Laura Brentlinger, Debbie Bridge, Emilia de Geer, Philip Delancy

Votes: 30


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