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[01/24/12 - 10:32 AM]
Discovery Fit & Health Unveils the Most "Curious and Unusual Deaths"
As previously announced, the six-part series premieres Friday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from Discovery Fit & Health]

DISCOVERY FIT & HEALTH UNVEILS THE MOST "CURIOUS AND UNUSUAL DEATHS"

Series Premiere Friday, February 17 At 10PM ET/PT

NEW YORK, NY - January 24, 2012 - You may think you have bad luck, but after you watch the stories featured in Discovery Fit & Health's CURIOUS AND UNUSUAL DEATHS, you'll think again. The six episode series explores some of the strangest, grizzliest and simply avoidable deaths from across the globe - and the science that transforms bizarre mystery into explainable fact. From the bible salesman who is struck by lightning under a cloudless sky to the pet lover who drowns in her cat dish with less than three-inches of water, CURIOUS AND UNUSUAL DEATHS is a romp through the world's weirdest fatalities - and the scientific story behind each one. CURIOUS AND UNUSUAL DEATHS premieres on Discovery Fit & Health Friday, February 17 at 10 PM ET/PT.

Beginning Friday, February 17 at 10 PM ET/PT tune in for two back-to-back episodes featuring three separate stories of CURIOUS AND UNUSUAL DEATHS that will make you marvel, fear, cry and ask what's next? Each story is completely different in their inception, but all have the same result - DEATH. Episodes include the following stories:

Friday, February 17 at 10:00 PM ET/PT - "At Home"

How did feeding a pet end in death? Why did a lava lamp obsession kill a young man? How did a night of television prove fatal? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths.

Friday, February 17 at 10:30 PM ET/PT - "From the Deep"

What delicacy proved deadly for a prominent Japanese actor? What world record attempt killed a daredevil? How did a sunbather end up bathed in her own blood? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths.

Friday, February 24 at 10:00 PM ET/PT - "On the Job"

Why did the salesman drop dead? What simple mistake killed the scientist? How did a lawyer fall from the boardroom to his death? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths

Friday, February 24 at 10:30 PM ET/PT - "Fight Against Time"

What killed the world's most famous whisky man? How did an international flight prove to be the final destination for two men? What killed an avid online gamer? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths.

Friday, March 2 at 10:00 PM ET/PT - "In a Contest"

What miscalculation killed an engineering student? Why did a contest have fatal consequences for a mother of three? How did a dance-a-thon prove deadly? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths.

Friday, March 9 at 10:00 PM ET/PT - "By Their Own Invention"

What deadly discovery killed the scientist? How did a tailor sew his own death? How did a man become buried alive by his own possessions? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths.

About Discovery Fit & Health

Discovery Fit & Health, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), entertains viewers with gripping, real-life dramas, featuring storytelling that chronicles the human experience from cradle to grave. Network programming includes forensic mysteries, amazing medical stories, emergency room trauma, baby and pregnancy programming, parenting challenges, and stories of extreme life conditions. Discovery Fit & Health also features popular online and social media destinations found at DiscoveryFitandHealth.com, facebook.com /DiscoveryHealth and twitter.com/disc_health.





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