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Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (DNAP) is a leading provider of nonfiction entertainment that empowers people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through its portfolio of eight high quality brands, including Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, Discovery Science, Discovery Home & Health, Discovery Turbo, Discovery HD World, and Discovery Kids. Launched in 1994, DNAP broadcasts in 15 different languages on 43 feeds, and has a cumulative reach of over 555 million subscription units.
Immersing animal lovers in emotional, engaging content from blue-chip wildlife and nature documentaries to pets, Animal Planet brings the unpredictable and unscripted entertainment of animal behaviour to television screens around the planet.
Immersing animal lovers in emotional, engaging content from blue-chip wildlife and nature documentaries to pets, Animal Planet brings the unpredictable and unscripted entertainment of animal behaviour to television screens around the planet. Animal Planet is available to over 372 million cumulative subscribers worldwide, reaching more than 169 million subscribers in over 30 countries and territories in Asia Pacific.
Affluent adults aged 18-49 and families
Animal Planet is broadcast on five separate feeds to allow customisation and localisation in Australia/New Zealand, India, Japan, Southeast Asia and Taiwan. Programming is in English. Subtitled in complex and simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, English (Hearing Impaired Closed Captions). Dubbed in Hindi, Japanese, Mandarin and Putonghua.
Channel distribution in Asia:
The Channel has 24-hour analogue and digital carriage in Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China (programming block), Guam, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Nepal, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga and Vietnam.
Animal Planet features a wide variety of genres of the best animal-related programming available. Upcoming titles include Finding Bigfoot 2, My Cat From Hell 3, and Meet the Sloths.
Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific
29 November 2012