Shows 8 /10

Coverage 7.5 /10

Viewership 9.2 /10

New Shows 8.5 /10


Since 1996, one of the cable TV networks available to American viewers has been the Science Channel. This network is owned by Discovery Inc and offers programming on topics such as animal science, space, prehistory, ufology and wilderness survival. There are around 65% of US households with television who have access to this channel, according to 2015 figures.

Originally, the channel was named Quark, and the other channels launched alongside it were Discovery Home & Leisure, Discovery Kids and Discovery Civilisation. The channel was renamed to Science Channel in 2002, and its sister channels include Animal Planet, Destination America, Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery and Oprah Winfrey Network.

Channel Guide

Some of the most well-known and popular shows on Science Channel include:

  • What On Earth?
  • The Unexplained Files
  • Dark Matters: Twisted But True
  • Impossible Engineering
  • The Explosion Girl
  • Shipwreck Secrets
  • Mythbusters Jr
  • Odd Folks Home
  • Monster Bug Wars

How To Stream Science Channel Without Cable

Sling TV

  • Customise your viewing experience by choosing Sling Blue, Sling Orange or both
  • Tweak your setup further with premium channels such as Starz, HBO and Cinemax
  • Select additional packages focusing on kids, sports, comedy, lifestyle and more


  • Watch on three different devices at the same time
  • Find out which shows your friends love with the Social Discovery feature
  • Enjoy access to 38 different TV Everywhere apps

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