Discovery’s Fall Line-up Includes Debut Of Its First-Ever Original Scripted Series

Discovery recently announced its 2016 fall lineup, breaking new ground this year with its most robust lineup ever, featuring five new series, including the world debut of the network’s first original Canadian scripted drama series Frontier.

But first, the fall schedule kicks off with the all-new “Boldly Go” theme week on Daily Planet, going behind the scenes to uncover new scientific revelations and technologies in celebration of the Season 22 premiere of the flagship daily science program.

“We are proud to set in motion a fresh fall lineup, featuring an even bigger slate of premiere content than ever before,” said Ken MacDonald, Vice-President and General Manager at Discovery, in a press release. “The winning formula for Canada’s #1 entertainment specialty schedule will be taken up a notch this fall with more original Canadian premieres underpinning the schedule, more daring and timely projects, and the debut of our epic first foray into original scripted drama, Frontier.”

Starring Jason Momoa, Frontier debuts November 6th. Beginning Monday, October 24th at 11pm is new series Tougher Than It Looks? starring Andrew Younghusband, following the Season 12 of Discovery’s most-watched series last season among A25-54 and A18-49, Canada’s Worst Driver at 10pm. Canada’s most-watched series on entertainment specialty television last season among total viewers (P2+), Gold Rush, premieres later this fall (date to be announced).


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