Discovery announces exciting festive show line-up for December

Discovery, the global leader in real-life entertainment, is premiering a line-up of shows on its plethora of channels, as well as on its subscription streaming service discovery+ this December. The shows are tailored to cater to the diverse audience in the Middle East, with a variety of genres spanning exploration, adventure, crime, culinary, lifestyle, and home decor.

As a special treat to its viewers, Discovery has curated a series of marathons this holiday season. On TLC, ‘OMG December’ will be airing shocking real-life dermatological shows such as Dr. Pimple Popper: A Pimple Carol and The Bad Skin Clinic, with the first episode premiering on the leading lifestyle channel, on December 1 at 23:30 KSA. Meanwhile, a festive baking competition, ‘Santa’s Baking Blizzard,’ arrives on Food Network December 5 at 19:05 KSA. For those with an appetite for dark Christmas tales, Investigation Discovery’s ‘Family Time’ takes on the most disturbing family crimes featuring shows such as ‘My Family’s Deadly Secret’ and ‘Twisted Sisters’ starting December 7 at 16:00 KSA. Viewers can also binge 4 fan-favourites, Gold Rush S12Wheeler Dealer S17Expedition Back to The Future, and Expedition Unknown S6, under the ‘All I Want for Christmas’ series on December 19 at 11:30 KSA on Discovery Channel.

More than its festive line-up, Discovery will also boast a wide range of shows across its portfolio of channels. Discovery Channel will take viewers on a wild adventure with a new season of ‘Alaskan Bush People’ (airs December 2, 21:00 KSA) and the premiere of all-new ‘Meet the Meerkats’ (airs December 18, 21:00 KSA). TLC will also inspire a whirlwind of emotions this December with new seasons of the well-loved lifestyle reality shows ‘Say Yes to The Dress’ (airs December 5, 21:00 KSA), ‘My Feet Are Killing Me’ (airs December 17, 21:50 KSA), ‘Dr. Pimple Popper’ (airs December 17, 21:00 KSA), and ‘Sister Wives’ (airs December 25, 22:40 KSA). Concurrently, an intriguing journey awaits at Investigation Discovery Channel with true crime documentaries presenting all-new ‘Cold Blooded Alaska’ (airs December 7, 21:00 KSA) and a new season of ‘Still A Mystery’ (airs December 15, 21:00 KSA). Alternatively, for viewers who fancy home décor shows, HGTV will deliver the best interior design, and home renovation shows such as ‘$50k Three Ways’ (airs December 10, 21:00 KSA) and ‘Call The Closer’ (airs December 13, 20:00 KSA). The list will not be completed without the home of Arabic cooking, Fatafeat, which will premiere ‘Ala El Libnani,’ a show celebrating the Lebanese food culture, starting December 26 at 12:00 KSA.

Discovery’s streaming service, discovery+, will also be offering a selection of exciting shows via OTT platforms STARZPLAY and Jawwy TV. A notable show is the discovery+ special ‘Space Titans: Musk, Bezos, Branson’, which follows the world’s most successful entrepreneurs putting billions of dollars on the line to launch a revolution in space. Other shows include investigative documentaries ‘Anni: The Honeymoon Murder’ and ‘Undercover Underage’, as well as reality shows ‘Into the Wild with Bear Grylls & Vicky Kaushal’ and ‘Kendra Sells Hollywood’. Additionally, sports enthusiasts can enjoy the documentary ‘Matchday: Inside FC Barcelona’, while food lovers can relish the best of Pan-Arab cuisine with, ‘Bil Afiya Ma’ Hayat’.

With consistent delivery of dynamic and fresh content tailored to the assorted viewing preferences in a diverse region like the Middle East, Discovery continues to be the leader in providing world-class, non-fictional entertainment regionally and globally.

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