The Discovery Channel and Discovery HD Theater series present, Discovery Atlas, running each Sunday night at 9 p.m. ET/PT throughout October. Viewers can enhance their Discovery Atlas viewing experience through the following live, synchronous interactive TV. The website provides a unique experience with an in-depth and engaging online tour that has extensive features, including:
- Geography-based trivia questions synchronized to Discovery Atlas.
- Exclusive bonus information on cultures and personal stories profiled in the series.
- In-depth facts and figures on each show's profiled country.
- Scenic postcard images created from jigsaw puzzle pieces collected during the interactive event.
The ATLAS journey began Sunday, October 1, 2006, with the global world premiere of Discovery Atlas: China Revealed, as narrated by Emmy Award-winning actor James Spader. Discovery Atlas: Italy Revealed aired Sunday, October 8, followed by Discovery Atlas: Brazil Revealed (Sunday, October 15) and Discovery Atlas: Australia Revealed (Sunday, October 22). Twenty countries in all will be explored during the series' planned run over the next five years.