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Discovery Project Earth

TV Ratings Information
For programs designed solely for children:

TV-Y (All Children -- This program is designed to be appropriate for all children.) Whether animated or live-action, the themes and elements in this program are specifically designed for a very young audience, including children from ages 2-6. This program is not expected to frighten younger children.

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For programs designed for the entire audience, the general categories are:

TV-G (General Audience -- Most parents would find this program suitable for all ages.) Although this rating does not signify a program designed specifically for children, most parents may let younger children watch this program unattended. It contains little or no violence, no strong language and little or no sexual dialogue or situations.

TV-PG (Parental Guidance Suggested -- This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.) Many parents may want to watch it with their younger children. The theme itself may call for parental guidance and/or the program contains one or more of the following: moderate violence (V), some sexual situations (S), infrequent coarse language (L), or some suggestive dialogue (D).

TV-14 (Parents Strongly Cautioned -- This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.) Parents are strongly urged to exercise greater care in monitoring this program and are cautioned against letting children under the age of 14 watch unattended. This program contains one or more of the following: intense violence (V), intense sexual situations (S), strong coarse language (L), or intensely suggestive dialogue (D).

TV-MA (Mature Audience Only -- This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17.) This program contains one or more of the following: graphic violence (V), explicit sexual activity (S), or crude indecent language (L).
TV Reminders Information
Email reminders:

You can receive email reminders of upcoming shows by selecting the Remind Me box next to your favorite programs. After all selections have been made, simply enter your email address at the bottom of the page and submit. Your reminder will arrive the day before your program airs. Please note, reminders are not available for programming airing in less than 24 hours.
Time
Remind Me
Series Title & Description
Aug 22, 9:00 pm
(60 minutes)
Discovery Project Earth
Engineering the Future
TV-PG

Climate change is the greatest crisis humanity has ever faced. Now a group of scientists and engineers have radical plans to save the planet. In a series of epic experiements, the Discovery Channel puts their ideas to the test.
Aug 22, 10:00 pm
(60 minutes)
Discovery Project Earth
Wrapping Greenland
TV-PG

Covering the World's glaciers in reflective geotextile blankets may sound like an extreme way to stop the global melt, but it's a scheme that's being taken very seriously.
Aug 23, 1:00 am
(60 minutes)

Remind Me
Discovery Project Earth
Engineering the Future
TV-PG

Climate change is the greatest crisis humanity has ever faced. Now a group of scientists and engineers have radical plans to save the planet. In a series of epic experiements, the Discovery Channel puts their ideas to the test.
Aug 23, 2:00 am
(60 minutes)

Remind Me
Discovery Project Earth
Wrapping Greenland
TV-PG

Covering the World's glaciers in reflective geotextile blankets may sound like an extreme way to stop the global melt, but it's a scheme that's being taken very seriously.
Aug 23, 12:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Remind Me
Discovery Project Earth
Engineering the Future
TV-PG

Climate change is the greatest crisis humanity has ever faced. Now a group of scientists and engineers have radical plans to save the planet. In a series of epic experiements, the Discovery Channel puts their ideas to the test.
Aug 24, 12:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Remind Me
Discovery Project Earth
Wrapping Greenland
TV-PG

Covering the World's glaciers in reflective geotextile blankets may sound like an extreme way to stop the global melt, but it's a scheme that's being taken very seriously.
Aug 29, 9:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Remind Me
Discovery Project Earth
Raining Forests
TV-PG

Trees are great "carbon absorbers" and this episode tests an ambitious program to replenish the World's forests by planting saplings via a massive helicopter launch system.
Aug 29, 10:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Remind Me
Discovery Project Earth
Brighter World
TV-PG

Clouds are great at reflecting sunlight. So could there be a way in which to make these clouds brighter in order to reflect the Sun's heat and thus lower the Earth's temperature? Professors Latham and Salter propose to do just that.
Aug 30, 1:00 am
(60 minutes)

Remind Me
Discovery Project Earth
Raining Forests
TV-PG

Trees are great "carbon absorbers" and this episode tests an ambitious program to replenish the World's forests by planting saplings via a massive helicopter launch system.
Aug 30, 2:00 am
(60 minutes)

Remind Me
Discovery Project Earth
Brighter World
TV-PG

Clouds are great at reflecting sunlight. So could there be a way in which to make these clouds brighter in order to reflect the Sun's heat and thus lower the Earth's temperature? Professors Latham and Salter propose to do just that.
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