Discovery Science Invites Viewers to Ignite Their Imagination in a Month-Long Freeview Featuring “Are We Alone?” Alien Week

— June 24, 2014

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TORONTO (June 24, 2014) – Asking questions, igniting thinking, and advancing the conversation further, Discovery Science’s “Are We Alone?” alien theme week is dedicated to the unknown beyond this planet. Premiering during the Discovery Science freeview (July 21 - August 21), “Are We Alone?” features world-renowned scientists, prominent journalists, and alien investigators examining fascinating accounts of unusual encounters, and possible UFO sightings from around the world. Viewers can indulge their curiosity nightly from July 28 – August 1 with “Are We Alone?” specials and series including the exclusive premiere of UNCOVERING ALIENS (July 30), the network premieres of  ALIEN MUMMIES (July 29), and ALIENS: THE DEFINITVE GUIDE (August 1), and more!


Discovery Science presents ARE WE ALONE? week during July and August freeview

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The nightly can’t-miss “Are We Alone?” week schedule is as follows: 


Monday, July 28 at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT


Tuesday, July 29 at 9 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT


Wednesday, July 30 at 8 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT


Thursday, July 31 at 8 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT


Friday, August 1 at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT

Along with the extra-terrestrial excitement, the month-long freeview continues with the Season 5 premiere of THROUGH THE WORMHOLE (August 4), joined by Academy Award®-winning actor Morgan Freeman; the exclusive return of HOW DO THEY DO IT Season 11 (August 6); the second season of MUTANT PLANET (August 8), and much more!

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