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Free Preview of Discovery, Investigation Discovery and Discovery Science from October 14, 2019 to November 7, 2019.

The Discovery, Investigation Discovery and Discovery Science programming line-up during this period will include highly-anticipated new and returning series:


New Series:

Raising Wild – Sunday, October 13 @ 8p (TBA)

The Hines family was your typical close-knit Texas suburban family, who struggled with the distractions of modern technology.  Patriarch Brett Hines, a former Army counter-intelligence officer and military contractor, was often away on missions while mother Wendy stayed home and took care of their seven children.  After nearly two decades of service, Brett realized how disconnected they were as a family and to the world around them, so he had a vision to create a homestead completely off-grid in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest.  Using skills and techniques honed by Brett in the military overseas, the family must learn to secure food, power and heat for survival. But as winter rapidly approaches, will Brett’s military experience be enough for them to successfully survive the harsh conditions they must face, and become a closer family than ever?

Returning Series:

Gold Rush S10 – Tuesday, October 15 @ 9p

It’s a new beginning for Gold Rush – new miners, new rivalries and brand-new claims. This season, the miners will stop at nothing as they risk it all in pursuit of the American Dream. But who will come out on top?

Highway Thru Hell S8 – Monday, October 7  @ 10p

Highway Thru Hell follows the heroes of the highway as they fight to keep some of the most economically important and inhospitable trucking routes in North America open to traffic. Battling massive mudslides, whiteout snowstorms, torrential rain, or dangerous rockslides, the highway heroes of Highway Thru Hell returns with epic recoveries.

Alaska: The Last Frontier S9 – Sunday, October 20 @TBA

Cabin fever has kicked in and the Kilcher family is back after a winter for the history books. Three generations of Kilchers proudly live off the land that Yule Kilcher homesteaded over 80 years ago after fleeing Switzerland in search of a free and simple life. The Kilcher family resides on their homestead consisting of over 640 acres of Alaskan wilderness. Each year, they must take full advantage of the brief spring and summer seasons to prepare for the oncoming eight months of freezing cold.  Food supplies must be restocked, not just for themselves, but for their livestock as well.  Hunting and gathering, gardening and raising the livestock are all extremely important tasks that must be done in order to ensure the family will make it through one more cold Alaskan winter.

Hellfire Heroes S2 – Tuesday, Oct 22  @10p

In the untamed wilderness, where seasonal wildfires can destroy an entire town in a single day, a special breed of firefighters risk their lives to serve and protect the people who live and work here. No matter what comes their way- from battling raging house fires, to search and rescue, saving lives on the most remote highways, or delivering a new life – no job is too big or too small for these brave Hellfire Heroes.


Why We Hate – Sunday, October 13 (TBA)

Executive produced by Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg, this six-part television event series will investigate the human capacity for hatred and how we can overcome it. Drawing on research in psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and history, this series traces the evolutionary basis of hate and uses stories from both past and present to reveal the nature of this primal and universal emotion.

Discovery Science:

New Series:

Savage Builds – Thursday, October 10 @ 10p

Putting his insatiable curiosity and nearly unparalleled inventiveness to the test, Adam Savage will take on the biggest and baddest builds of his career in a new eight-episode series. Whether it’s a 3-D printed titanium suit of armor inspired by the Iron Man films that actually flies or experimenting with highly volatile liquid nitroglycerin, Savage Builds will propel Adam into explosive and unpredictable worlds with high stakes payoffs.

Truth Behind the Moon Landing – Monday, October 14 @ 10p

One of America’s greatest achievements is also one of its most controversial. Now a team of experts investigate if there was a conspiracy to fake the moon landing.  Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin joins a group tackling conspiracy theories about the moon landing — and the space program in general. Truth Behind the Moon Landing will focus on several space-related conspiracy claims, among them whether we actually landed on the moon 50 years ago on July 20, 1969.

Returning Series:

Battlebots – Friday, November 1 @ 9p

The epic robot-fighting series returns, featuring the biggest, baddest, strongest and fastest next-generation robots from all corners of the globe ! Each match consists of two robots competing in a single, three-minute bout in which the goal is to destroy or disable the opponent. If there is no knockout during the battle, a panel of judges declares the winner. Returning favorites, including Tombstone, Minotaur, Chomp, Witch Doctor, Bronco, and Yeti, are challenged by newcomers looking for their pound of metal. In addition to the bouts, the series highlights the design and build of each robot, bot builder backstories, and the pursuit of the “BattleBots” championship. Chris Rose and Kenny Florian call the action, Jenny Taft serves as the sideline reporter, and Faruq Tauheed is the ring announcer.


Hurricanes: Rogue Earth – Sunday, November 3 @ 8p

First person accounts tell the story of Hurricane Matthew, the Category 5 Atlantic hurricane which caused catastrophic damage in the Caribbean, and widespread damage in the southeastern US, killing at least 10 people in Florida, completely submerging coastal areas and cities like Daytona Beach and Jacksonville, and leaving over 1 million residents without power.  As Weather Channel Senior Hurricane Specialist, Bryan Norcross, delivers an impassioned plea for people to take the hurricane seriously, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram buzz with images and videos of the growing devastation, and President Obama declares a federal state of emergency. With nearly 600 deaths directly linked to the hurricane, 44 of which were in the US, the storm underscores the impact of climate change, and the uncertainty associated with the promise of more events like Matthew, in the future.

Investigation Discovery

New Series:

Murder Decoded – Monday, October 28 @ 9p

In the wake of every murder, clues appear. Some are easy to spot, and some are well-hidden. Murder Decoded tells the forensics-driven stories of committed investigators, from finding the tiniest trace evidence, to using cutting-edge science to understand its relevance. The investigators work to decipher which clues mean nothing and which ones will put a killer behind bars all to bring justice to victims’ loved ones.

Returning Series:

Betrayed S2 – Friday, October 11 @ 9p

Things are not always as they seem in Betrayed, which revisits heart-pounding cases of deception that ended in murder at the hands of a trusted family member, co-worker, lover, or friend. Told through the lens of the fictionalized, first-person perspectives of the victims, Betrayed treats the viewer like the only confidant they have left. As investigators, family, and friends peel back the layers and facts of each case, the otherworldly narrator already knows where the breadcrumb trail ends. They guide viewers through the various relationships that comprise their life, raising suspicions about who will commit the ultimate betrayal and bring about their doom.

On the Case with Paula Zahn S9 – Sunday, October 13 @ 10p

Emmy Award-winning journalist Paula Zahn brings her passion for justice back to Investigation Discovery for an all-new season.  ID takes viewers inside some of the nation’s most fascinating true crime investigations that shook communities to their core. Driven by Zahn’s unparalleled journalistic expertise, each episode delves into every twist and turn of these heartbreaking cases. Anchored by insightful and emotional interviews with criminal experts and those closest to the victims, Zahn profiles fascinating investigations from across America.

Homicide City S2 – Tuesday, October 15 @ 9p

Homicide City takes a deep dive into the stories of unforgettable murders from major American cities, as told by the veteran detectives who have seen it all, these are the stories they will never forget.


Madeleine McCann: An ID Murder Mystery – Thursday, October 24 @ 8p

For Kate and Gerry McCann, the night of May 3, 2007 was the day their dream Portugal vacation turned into a living nightmare.  This infamous night was when their 3-year-old daughter, Madeleine, vanished from their hotel room just yards from where the parents were dining. Convinced she was kidnapped from her bed, the McCanns desperately plead for Madeleine’s safe return, sparking a worldwide manhunt. But as international authorities ramped up their efforts, a veil of suspicion was cast on everyone by law enforcement and loved ones alike. Ten years following her shocking disappearance, Investigation Discovery examines what really happened to Madeleine McCann that fateful night in the two-hour special event