Discovery Dials In 14 Original Mobile Series


Discovery Mobile is rolling out 14 original made-for-mobile series between now and fall.

The series are: What Are the Odds, 26 three-minute episodes revealing the odds of occurrences such as discovering life on other planets; Earth Grooves, six four-minute episodes of landscape and wildlife visuals set to music; TLC’s Life Essentials, 10 three-minute episodes providing lifestyle tips for 30-somethings; Hidden Garages, six four-minute episodes on the private collection of Mercedes-Benz; Green Gadgets, 18 three-minute episodes exploring green innovations; Greenspace, eight episodes on everyday environmental efforts; Go Green, eight three-minute how-to episodes; Living Tomorrow, 15 three-minute episodes on sustainable, renewable resources; Strange Science, 26 three-minute episodes on bizarre topics in science; Twist of the Throttle, 36 four-minute episodes on motorcycling brands; Exit Here, 26 three-minute episodes on intriguing places; Jaws & Claws, 10 five-minute episodes exploring predators and prey; and Top Marques, 33 four-minute episodes on automotive brands.

The mobile content effort stems from the network’s PlanetGreen initiative, focused on promoting environmentally friendly lifestyles on mobile. The new series compliment Discovery Mobile’s existing programming slate, including short-form content from shows such as Deadliest Catch and Planet Earth.