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The Best Discovery Life TV Shows

Updated April 12, 2021 616 votes 144 voters 8.2k views27 items

List RulesVote up the best TV shows that have ever aired on Discovery Life or its precursor, Discovery Health.

Originally branded as Discovery Health Channel, Discovery Life offers everything from reality medical series to educational docuseries. This list of the best Discovery Life shows, ranked from best to worst, includes the best Discovery Health Channel TV shows. This list of the top current and canceled Discovery Life and Discovery Health Channel TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Discovery Life TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Discovery Health Channel, as this list covers the entire history of the network.

Made up of many different shows from channels such as TLC and the BBC, including Addicted, Trauma: Life in the E.R., and My 600-lb Life, this list of Discovery Life shows has all your old favorites.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Discovery Health Channel shows on different channels, most of us saw the same series, so don't let your favorite Discovery Life shows sink to the bottom of the list! Vote up the best Discovery Life shows, or use this list to build a whole new one just like it, ranked to fit your opinion.

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    Untold Stories of the E.R.

    Jenne Kang, Linda America

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    #5 of 26 The Best Reality Medical Shows#9 of 21 The Best Medical TV Shows Airing Now

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    Mystery Diagnosis

    Razor Rizzotti, Jack Donoghue
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    Anatomy of Sex

    Vanessa Aspillaga, Amanda Jay
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    Birth Day

    Deborah Seif
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    Webdreams

    Vid Vicious, Malezia
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    I'm Pregnant and...

    Sherri Akins
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    Jon & Kate Plus 8

    Aaden Jonathan Gosselin, Jon Gosselin

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    #47 of 68 The Best Reality Dramas#251 of 287 The Best Reality TV Shows Ever

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    Medical Incredible

    Robert Lee, George Schappell
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    Strictly Sex with Dr. Drew

    Dr. Drew
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    10

    Babies: Special Delivery

    Angela Lemmons
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    Second Opinion with Dr. Oz

    Dr. Oz
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    Surgery Saved My Life

    Ed Cunningham
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    Dr. G: Medical Examiner

    Jan C. Garavaglia, Jeff Colt

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    #28 of 94 The Best True Crime TV Shows#24 of 61 From The Police To Fisherman, These Are The Best Reality Shows About Professionals

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    Trauma: Life in the E.R.

    Chip Demarest, Andy Michaels

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    #16 of 87 The Best Non-Fiction TV Series#11 of 74 The Most Exciting Reality Shows Ever Made

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    Dr. Know

    Dave Cooperman, Paul Trotman
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    Little Parents, Big Charlie

    Craig Hannon, Becky Hannon
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    Deliver Me

    Christopher Allison
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    My Strange Addiction

    John Zajecka, Demi Kazanis

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    #151 of 164 The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time#14 of 20 People Share Behind-The-Scenes Stories Of Reality Television And It Is Eye Opening

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    Plastic Fantastic Brain

    Alexandria Benoit, David Straus
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    Impact: Stories of Survival

    Wally Wingert, Bill Ratner
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    Property Brothers

    Drew Scott, Jonathan Silver Scott

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    Secrets And Drama From Behind The Scenes Of ‘Property Brothers’#3 of 15 The Best Current HGTV Shows

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    Just Cook This! With Sam the Cooking Guy

    Sam Zien
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    Body in Numbers

    Karl Jenkinson
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    A Lyon In The Kitchen

    Nathan Lyon
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    National Body Challenge

    Dr. Oz, Ellen Cleghorne