Dubai, UAE, 01 November 2012: On 4th November OSN promises to excite and awe the most inquisitive among you with new series ‘How We Invented the World’ and a second season of ‘Curiosity’ exclusively on Discovery Channel.
‘How We Invented the World’ examines the five defining inventions of the 21st Century – the cell phone, the airplane, the car, the gun, and the skyscraper – and celebrates the visionaries and journeys that made them possible.
Using state-of-the-art filming techniques, cinematic CGI and dramatisation, each episode in this five-part series reveals the fascinating stories and random sequence of events of how these iconic inventions and breakthroughs of the contemporary age came to be and how they continue to enhance our modern identity. Discover these amazing inventions when the series premieres on Discovery Channel via OSN on Sunday 4th November, at 22:55 UAE
If that is not enough to whet your inquisitive appetite, Discovery Channel’s acclaimed series ‘Curiosity’ returns with seven brand new episodes that reveal even more secrets behind the most iconic and enduring mysteries of science and the world around us.
To kick the series off, ‘Curiosity’ showcases the unthinkable – following an international team of experts as they deliberately crash a full-size passenger airplane into the remote desert along the U.S.-Mexico border, in Plane Crash. Find out what happens when the series takes off on Discovery Channel via OSN on Sunday 4th November, at 23:50 UAE. Other episodes in the forthcoming ‘Curiosity’ series include: Bermuda Triangle, Brainwashed, X-ray Yellowstone, and Stonehenge.
Don’t miss out on life changing new series exclusively on Discovery Channel via OSN this November 4th.
ABOUT DISCOVERY NETWORKS CEEMEA:
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in 210 countries and territories. Discovery empowers people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through 130-plus worldwide networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery Science and Discovery HD, as well as leading consumer and educational products and services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services including HowStuffWorks.com. In Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, 10 Discovery brands reach 141 million cumulative subscribers in 105 countries with programming customized in 17 languages. For more information please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.
OSN is the ultimate destination for the widest choice of brand new premium Western, Arabic and Filipino entertainment in the Middle East and Africa. OSN is the home of 100 channels filled with great value entertainment, offering viewers in the MENA region exclusive access to the latest blockbuster movies, top rated series, sports, documentaries, news, kid’s entertainment and live talk shows. The movie offering includes over a 100 uncut and uninterrupted movie premieres a month so viewers can watch them the way they were meant to be watched.
OSN boasts the most comprehensive portfolio of exclusive rights from all the major studios including Warner Brothers, Paramount, Fox, Disney, Sony, MGM, Universal and DreamWorks and offers access to the worlds leading television brands including Disney channel, Sky News, Discovery Network and Nat Geo.
As the leader in innovation, OSN has changed the TV viewing experience by bringing quality entertainment through 30 High Definition channels and is currently the only network offering a full HD bouquet of channels as well as 3D entertainment in the region. OSN was the first to launch the DVR, the OSN Showbox HD; the regions first online TV platform, OSN Play; the regions first 3D, HD, internet enabled satellite receiver and recorder, OSN Plus HD and the region’s first VOD service, OSN on Demand offering viewers the opportunity to watch over 1000 movies and 52 latest seasons of the top series, all available in full HD quality and Dolby Digital sound.
September 2012 saw the launch of OSN’s first rewards programme, OSN Privileges, offering subscribers money can’t buy experiences, special offers and premium prizes all year round.
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