[10/09/08 - 02:03 PM]
Now You See It, Now You Really See It: Discovery Channel's Time Warp Reveals All, in Super Slow Motion
The new original series premieres with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, October 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[via press release from Discovery]


-- All New Original Series Airs Wednesdays at 8PM ET/PT, Beginning October 15 --

(Silver Spring, Md.) � Ever wondered how exactly a face contorts when punched? Or how someone is able to juggle things like chainsaws without injury? Discovery Channel's new series TIME WARP makes the invisible become visible. Premiering back-to-back at 8 and 8:30 PM ET/PT on Wednesday, October 15, the first two episodes of TIME WARP will reveal the visual spectacle of extreme slow motion as a martial artist breaks a stone slab, an industrial-strength blender obliterates a video camera, and an acrobatic dog catches a Frisbee mid-air.

TIME WARP's host, MIT scientist and teacher Jeff Lieberman, uses the latest in high-speed photo technology to capture and examine ordinary -- and extraordinary -- life on super slow-motion cameras. This new Discovery Channel series captures everything from everyday events like a cat licking its paw or a cork being popped out of a champagne bottle, to not-so-ordinary events like a water balloon hitting someone's face or a raw piece of chicken exploding -- at up to 10,000 frames per second.

TIME WARP viewers will be able to see and appreciate things that are normally beyond human senses because they happen much too quickly. John Ford, president and general manager, Discovery Channel, says �TIME WARP is the perfect marriage of IQ and eye glue. The breathtaking images the series delivers are unforgettable and the behind-the-scenes science is remarkable.�

TIME WARP is produced for Discovery Channel by Creative Differences. Tracy Rudolph is executive producer for Discovery Channel and Phil Fairclough is executive producer for Creative Differences.

About Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel (DSC) is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which reaches 98.1 million viewers in the US, can be seen in over 170 countries, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com.

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISAD, DISBD, DISCK) is the world's number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. Discovery empowers people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through 100-plus worldwide networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Planet Green, Investigation Discovery and HD Theater, as well as leading consumer and educational products and services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services including HowStuffWorks.com. For more information, please visit www.DiscoveryCommunications.com

  [october 2008]  


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