Close Encounters


One million UFO sightings are reported each year, and while most can be debunked, 5% of these cases cannot be explained. Airing in back-to-back weekly timeslots on Fridays at 11p and 11:30p ET, beginning Feb. 6, Discovery’s popular Original Series CLOSE ENCOUNTERS returns for a mesmerizing second season, profiling the most intriguing and convincing of these stories. The 14-part Canadian production from Toronto’s Newroad Media once again examines two stories per episode, combining dramatic recreations, CGI, and dynamic expert interviews to illuminate the planet’s most mystifying UFO encounters.


Air Time Season 2 Fridays at 11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET/8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. PT, beginning Feb. 6
Duration 30 min
Fact Sheet Close Encounters
Genre Docu-series

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