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2008–2009 2009–present 2013–2016 2016–present

The Discovery Channel


The Discovery Channel 1985c

The Discovery Channel's very first logo ran from 1985 to 1987, consisting of a television screen picturing the map of the world, and it has "THE Discovery CHANNEL" written on it in Gill Sans font.

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The Discovery Channel

The 1988 logo featured the familiar wordmark that would last until the 2008 rebrand.

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Discovery Channel 1995

On September 19, 1995, a new logo was introduced. "The" was removed from the channel's name and the semicircle was swapped for a globe. It also added the underline to the bottom of the logo. They also launched a new tagline, "Explore Your World".


Discovery Channel 2000

This altered logo has the word "Channel" moved into the underline. The globe icon was also changed, so that it focused on the Pacific Ocean instead of any continents (the Americas can be seen on its right and Australia on its left).


Discovery Channel 2008

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Discovery Channel was given a logo refresh with a different font, and still utilizing the channel's signature globe. Its tagline during the rebrand was "The World is Just Awesome".


Discovery Channel 2009

Discovery was rebranded again in February 2009 by Royale. They also altered the logo slightly by modifying the globe again, making the word "CHANNEL" bigger, and completely detaching the globe from the D.



Discovery Channel logo

In mid-2013, Discovery began de-emphasizing the 2009 logo in favor of using the D and globe symbol by itself on-air, with "Discovery" written underneath in print and social media. The network adopted the new tagline "Grab Life By The Globe".


DSC DGlobe 2016 Reverse

As part of a graphical refresh in July 2016, the D symbol and "Discovery" text is now encased inside a circle.

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