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After Discovery Family's launch on October 13, 2014, Discovery fired The Hub's promotional staff and discarded the [=HubWorld=] website in favor of a new site that currently just has a schedule and channel finder. [=HubWorld=]'s old practice of fully streaming episodes in the U.S. was discarded altogether, and was later replaced with the Discovery Family GO Android/[=iOS=] app, which streams network programming to persons who subscribe to the channel with certain cable/satellite or OTT providers (with Chromecast support).

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After Discovery Family's launch on October 13, 2014, Discovery fired The Hub's promotional staff and discarded the [=HubWorld=] website in favor of a new site that currently just has a schedule and channel finder. [=HubWorld=]'s old practice of fully streaming episodes in the U.S. was discarded altogether, altogether and was later replaced with the Discovery Family GO Android/[=iOS=] app, which streams network programming to persons who subscribe to the channel with certain cable/satellite or OTT providers (with Chromecast support).


After Discovery Family's launch on October 13, 2014, Discovery fired The Hub's promotional staff and discarded the [=HubWorld=] website in favor of a new site that currently just has a schedule and channel finder. [=HubWorld=]'s old practice of fully streaming episodes in the U.S. was discarded altogether.

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After Discovery Family's launch on October 13, 2014, Discovery fired The Hub's promotional staff and discarded the [=HubWorld=] website in favor of a new site that currently just has a schedule and channel finder. [=HubWorld=]'s old practice of fully streaming episodes in the U.S. was discarded altogether.altogether, and was later replaced with the Discovery Family GO Android/[=iOS=] app, which streams network programming to persons who subscribe to the channel with certain cable/satellite or OTT providers (with Chromecast support).

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* ''Series/MysteryHunters''


During this era, the channel essentially served as a SpiritualSuccessor to what's currently [[Creator/ABCFamily Freeform]], specifically the early 90s Family Channel days (game shows, older family-friendly sitcoms and other programming) and to the "Twister" era of Fox Family (off-the-wall cartoons, often imported from Canada, and reruns of older, well-remembered cartoons).

Due to the prevalence of Hasbro's 80's franchises on the channel, like ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', it had a substantial PeripheryDemographic of 20-35 year olds. The surprise hit of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' (carrying its own wide demographic spread) also helped to bolster the rebooted channel's newfound success. Likewise, the channel hosted one of the most well-received incarnations of ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' to date: ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime''.

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During this era, the channel essentially served as a SpiritualSuccessor to what's currently [[Creator/ABCFamily Freeform]], specifically the early 90s Family Channel days (game shows, older family-friendly sitcoms and other programming) and to the "Twister" era of Fox Family (off-the-wall cartoons, often imported from Canada, and reruns of older, well-remembered cartoons).

cartoons). Due to the prevalence of Hasbro's 80's franchises on the channel, like ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', it had a substantial PeripheryDemographic of 20-35 year olds. The surprise hit of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' (carrying its own wide demographic spread) also helped to bolster the rebooted channel's newfound success. Likewise, the channel hosted one of the most well-received incarnations of ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' ''Transformers'' to date: ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime''.



In 2013, the channel randomly re-named itself the Hub Network. Around that time, they hired [[http://www.nickandmore.com/2013/03/15/hub-nabs-disney-exec-for-programming/ former Disney Channel executive Nikki Reed to bring more live-action programming]]. While the news '''DID NOT''' go over well with fans (especially fans of ''MLP''), ultimately, The Hub wasn't able to move away from animation.

In September 2014, it was announced that Discovery Communications would acquire 10% of Hasbro's stake on the network, which means they would take majority control of the network back. Thus, [[NetworkDeath Hub Network would become Discovery Family Channel]], aimed at both kids and their parents. Hasbro still has some influence on the network; while the initial press release stated they would control six hours of daytime programming, this appears to have been expanded to 12 hours. Shows acquired and programmed by Hasbro air from 5am to 5pm Eastern Time (Which means, if you live on the East Coast and don't have any means of recording TV programs, [[ScrewedByTheNetwork you're bored]]).

The rest of the day saw the drama and comedy lineup being thrown out for repeats of Discovery library content, with family-friendly classic movies in prime-time added later on. If it hasn't already been considered this, there is a new possibility for the network to fall into [[NetworkDecay decay]]. While ongoing Hasbro-produced cartoons from The Hub are able to continue airing new episodes on Discovery Family, Hasbro decided that ''WesternAnimation/TransformersRobotsInDisguise'', a sequel to ''Transformers Prime'', would air instead on Creator/CartoonNetwork, as the new channel's demographics were seen as less favorable compared to Cartoon Network's male-oriented boy audiences.[[note]]This may turn out to be a bad decision in the long run, as ''Robots in Disguise'' ended up being yet ANOTHER one of Cartoon Network's shows to be [[ScrewedByTheNetwork screwed over]] by ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' reruns.[[/note]]

After Discovery Family's launch on October 13, 2014, Discovery fired The Hub's promotional staff and discarded the [=HubWorld=] website in favor of a new site that currently just has a schedule and channel finder. [=HubWorld=]'s old practice of fully streaming episodes in the U.S. was discarded altogether. (Not that ''MLP'' viewers were doing so, as Hasbro is more judicious with Website/YouTube episode upload blocks than other media companies.)

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In 2013, the channel randomly re-named itself the Hub Network. Around that time, they hired [[http://www.nickandmore.com/2013/03/15/hub-nabs-disney-exec-for-programming/ former Disney Channel executive Nikki Reed to bring more live-action programming]]. While the news '''DID NOT''' go over well with fans (especially fans of ''MLP''), ultimately, The Hub wasn't able to move away from animation.

In September 2014, it was announced that Discovery Communications would acquire 10% of Hasbro's stake on the network, which means they would take majority control of the network back. Thus, [[NetworkDeath Hub Network would become Discovery Family Channel]], aimed at both kids and their parents. Hasbro still has some influence on the network; while the initial press release stated they would control six hours of daytime programming, this appears to have been expanded to 12 hours. Shows acquired and programmed by Hasbro air from 5am to 5pm Eastern Time (Which means, means if you live on the East Coast and don't have any means of recording TV programs, [[ScrewedByTheNetwork you're bored]]).screwed]]).

The rest of the day saw the drama and comedy lineup being thrown out for repeats of Discovery library content, with family-friendly classic movies in prime-time added later on. If it hasn't already been considered this, there is a new possibility for the network to fall into [[NetworkDecay decay]]. While ongoing Hasbro-produced cartoons from The Hub are able to continue airing new episodes on Discovery Family, Hasbro decided that ''WesternAnimation/TransformersRobotsInDisguise'', a sequel to ''Transformers Prime'', would air instead on Creator/CartoonNetwork, as the new channel's demographics were seen as less favorable compared to Cartoon Network's male-oriented boy audiences.[[note]]This may turn out to be a bad decision in the long run, as ''Robots [[note]]''Robots in Disguise'' ended would end up being yet ANOTHER one another installment of Cartoon Network's shows the franchise to be [[ScrewedByTheNetwork screwed over]] by ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' reruns.Cartoon Network; the show was only seen on early Saturday mornings directly after Creator/AdultSwim with [[InvisibleAdvertising non-existent promotion]].[[/note]]

After Discovery Family's launch on October 13, 2014, Discovery fired The Hub's promotional staff and discarded the [=HubWorld=] website in favor of a new site that currently just has a schedule and channel finder. [=HubWorld=]'s old practice of fully streaming episodes in the U.S. was discarded altogether. (Not that ''MLP'' viewers were doing so, as Hasbro is more judicious with Website/YouTube episode upload blocks than other media companies.)\n


* ''WesternAnimation/DiveOllyDive'' (Now on Creator/{{Kabillion}})



* ''WesternAnimation/ToddWorld''

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* ''WesternAnimation/ToddWorld''''WesternAnimation/ToddWorld'' (Now on Creator/{{Qubo}})


The rest of the day saw the drama and comedy lineup being thrown out for repeats of Discovery library content, with family-friendly classic movies in prime-time added later on. If it hasn't already been considered this, there is a new possibility for the network to fall into [[NetworkDecay decay]]. While ongoing Hasbro-produced cartoons from The Hub are able to continue airing new episodes on Discovery Family, Hasbro decided that ''WesternAnimation/TransformersRobotsInDisguise'', a sequel to ''Transformers Prime'', would air instead on Creator/CartoonNetwork, as the new channel's demographics were seen as less favorable compared to Cartoon Network's boy-slanted audience.[[note]]This may turn out to be a bad decision in the long run, as ''Robots in Disguise'' ended up being yet ANOTHER one of Cartoon Network's shows to be [[ScrewedByTheNetwork screwed over]] by ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' reruns.[[/note]]

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The rest of the day saw the drama and comedy lineup being thrown out for repeats of Discovery library content, with family-friendly classic movies in prime-time added later on. If it hasn't already been considered this, there is a new possibility for the network to fall into [[NetworkDecay decay]]. While ongoing Hasbro-produced cartoons from The Hub are able to continue airing new episodes on Discovery Family, Hasbro decided that ''WesternAnimation/TransformersRobotsInDisguise'', a sequel to ''Transformers Prime'', would air instead on Creator/CartoonNetwork, as the new channel's demographics were seen as less favorable compared to Cartoon Network's boy-slanted audience.male-oriented boy audiences.[[note]]This may turn out to be a bad decision in the long run, as ''Robots in Disguise'' ended up being yet ANOTHER one of Cartoon Network's shows to be [[ScrewedByTheNetwork screwed over]] by ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' reruns.[[/note]]



* ''Majors & Minors'' (reality talent competition similar to ''American Idol''[[note]]Except that no one gets voted off[[/note]]; only original reality show on The Hub)

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* ''Majors & Minors'' (reality talent singing competition similar to ''American Idol''[[note]]Except that no one gets voted off[[/note]]; only original reality show on The Hub)



!!Syndicated shows that are airing, or have aired on The Hub [[note]]including Discovery Kids legacy programs[[/note]]:

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!!Syndicated shows programs that are airing, or have aired on The Hub [[note]]including Discovery Kids legacy programs[[/note]]:content [[/note]]:



* ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero'' (Sunbow)

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* ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero'' (Sunbow)('80s incarnation)



* ''Series/HoneyIShrunkTheKids'' (the series)

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* ''Series/HoneyIShrunkTheKids'' (the series)''Series/HoneyIShrunkTheKids'': The TV Series



* ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers'' (titled on network bumpers as ''The Transformers: G1'')

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers'' (titled on network bumpers as ''The Transformers: ''Transformers: G1'')



* ''Series/{{Wilbur}}'' (Discovery Kids holdover aired once weekly until late June 2012)[[/index]]

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* ''Series/{{Wilbur}}'' (Discovery Kids holdover handover aired once weekly until late June 2012)[[/index]]

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