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[04/02/09 - 12:43 PM]
Discovery Health Celebrates 10 Years with Programming That Matters
A half-dozen specials will help cap the network's transition to OWN: THE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK in early 2010.

[via press release from Discovery Health]

DISCOVERY HEALTH CELEBRATES 10 YEARS WITH PROGRAMMING THAT MATTERS

--Discovery Health Will Offer Premiere Episodes of Top Franchises and All-New Specials Through the Transition to OWN: THE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK in Early 2010--

(New York, NY)´┐Ż For 10 years, Discovery Health has been television's trusted resource for authentic, inspirational and entertaining health programming. Up until the highly anticipated transition to OWN: THE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK in early 2010, Discovery Health will deliver a jam-packed upfront slate for 2009's fourth quarter. Again dominated by amazing stories, identifiable characters and distinguished experts, Discovery Health will continue to bring audiences the programming that matters that they have come to expect over the past decade.

Discovery Health is the network that popularized large families, made medical examiners cool and diagnosed hundreds of mysteries. In response to popular demand, the network's 2009 Upfront slate will continue to focus on Discovery Health's most popular programming genres. Fans of the network will be thrilled to find fresh premieres from their favorite franchises´┐Żas well as more than a few surprises.

In addition to new episodes of viewer favorites such as DR. G: MEDICAL EXAMINER, Discovery Health will offer specially themed nights stacked with programs on families and babies, as well as advice-based programming from our esteemed experts like Bob Greene and Dr. Jan Garavaglia. From the puzzling medical mysteries of MYSTERY DIAGNOSIS to the inspiring stories of personal transformations, Discovery Health offers viewers healthy-sized portions of their favorite programs on theme nights, every night of the week. Add in some buzz-worthy specials and events, such as BABY WEEK and Discovery Health's 10-YEAR EVENT, and the result is a quarter that can't be missed.

DISCOVERY HEALTH FOURTH QUARTER 2009 UPFRONT OFFERINGS

DISCOVERY HEALTH KNOWS FAMILY (4Q09)

Twins, triplets, quadruplets and even quintuplets are becoming a part of the modern family experience. DISCOVERY HEALTH KNOWS FAMILY features families navigating the chaos and fun that comes with raising multiples. Featured programming may include TRIPLE THE TRIPLETS, HOUSE OF TWINS, MULTIPLES AND MAYHEM and MULTIPLE MIRACLES.

SURVIVOR NIGHT (4Q09)

Profiling inspiring tales of hope, Discovery Health's SURVIVOR NIGHT is feel-good, heartwarming television. From the bittersweet love story in MARATHON LOVE to tales of incredible births in MIRACLE BABIES, SURVIVOR NIGHT spotlights the perseverance and courageous spirit of individuals thriving in the face of insurmountable odds.

DISCOVERY HEALTH'S EXPERT NIGHT (4Q09)

For 10 years, Discovery Health has been a trusted resource for timely, relevant programming bolstered by advice from esteemed experts in the health and medical field. From the no-nonsense advice of chief medical examiner Dr. Jan Garavaglia to diet and exercise tips for living your best life from Bob Greene and Dr. Mehmet Oz, Discovery Health's EXPERT NIGHT offers audiences information they can apply to their own lives.

DISCOVERY HEALTH'S 10-YEAR CELEBRATION EVENT (4Q09)

Over the past 10 years, Discovery Health has introduced audiences to touching stories of remarkable individuals. This year, in celebration of the network's 10th anniversary, Discovery Health will revisit some of its most memorable characters with update programs. Featured stories to include DOUBLE IDENTICAL TWINS, BORN WITHOUT A FACE and MERMAID GIRL.

BABY WEEK (4Q09)

Who doesn't love babies? Discovery Health's signature programming event showcases the smallest humans in all their glory. From the shocking accounts of women who did not know they were pregnant to the tales of amazing pregnancies and births, BABY WEEK explores the amazing world of babies from every angle. Full of both heartwarming and dramatic stories, BABY WEEK is one that viewers won't want to miss.

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU (4Q09)

Discovery Health will get you primed for 2010 with NEW YEAR, NEW YOU, a weeklong programming event designed to help you revolutionize your mind and body in time for the New Year. Headlined by inspiring stories of personal weight loss and transformation, NEW YEAR, NEW YOU will also feature the debut of HOUSE OF HOARDERS, an all-new series profiling the mysterious world of compulsive hoarders.

About Discovery Health Media:

Discovery Health Media includes the Discovery Health and FitTV television networks and online assets, including www.discoveryhealth.com, as well as its Continuing Medical Education (CME) business and Discovery's first stand-alone VOD service, Discovery Health On-Call. Discovery Health Media is part of Discovery Communications, the number-one nonfiction media company, reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. Discovery's 100-plus worldwide networks are led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, The Science Channel, Discovery Health and HD Theater, with digital media properties including HowStuffWorks.com. Discovery Communications is owned by Discovery Holding Co. (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB), Advance/Newhouse Communications and John S. Hendricks, Discovery's founder and chairman. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com/.





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