Discovery Home & Health (British and Irish TV channel)
|Discovery Home & Health|
|Launched||1 July 2000|
|Owned by||Discovery Networks Northern Europe|
|Picture format||576i (16:9 SDTV)|
0.01% (+1) (April 2017 , BARB)
|Formerly called||Discovery Health (2000–2005)|
|Sister channel(s)||Animal Planet|
|Timeshift service||Discovery Home & Health +1|
Channel 277 (+1)
|Virgin Media (UK)||Channel 284 |
Channel 285 (+1)
|Virgin Media (Ireland)||Channel 210|
|eir Vision||Channel 240|
|Virgin TV Anywhere||Watch live (UK only)|
Discovery Home & Health is a television channel. It was launched on 1 July 2000 as part of the Discovery Channel's bouquet of channels, as Discovery Health, following a similar format to the American channel of the same name.
It was rebranded on 7 May 2005 to its current name, and relaunched as a female oriented lifestyle channel. This coincided with the relaunch of Discovery Home & Leisure as Discovery Real Time, a male oriented channel.
On 30 April 2013, Discovery Home & Health received a new look, following the closure of Discovery Real Time and Discovery Travel & Living, and began broadcasting in widescreen, the last of Discovery's UK channels to do so. Some programming from the closed channels was transferred over to Home & Health. At the same time the channels also moved into Real Time's old EPG slots on Sky and did so on Virgin Media on 7 May 2013.
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