What Is Velocity TV?

What Is Velocity TV?

Velocity is an American satellite and cable television network owned by Discover Communications, Inc., which also owns Discovery Channel. Broadcast in high-definition, the commercial-based channel focuses on programming related to cars and sports geared to attract adult males between the ages of 25 and 54.

Velocity launched nationwide as Discovery HD Theater in 2002. It changed to HD Theater in 2007 and relaunched and rebranded as Velocity on Oct. 4, 2011. In addition to Discovery Channel, Velocity's sister stations include Destination America and American Heroes Channel. As of 2015, original shows airing on Velocity include "Junkyard Empire," "Chasing Classic Cars," "American Icon: Muscle Car," "Kings of Crash" and "Motorhead Garage TV."