DISCOVERY ATLAS begins Sunday, October 1, 2006, at 9 PM (ET/PT) with the global world premiere on the Discovery Channel and Discovery HD Theater of DISCOVERY ATLAS: CHINA REVEALED, as narrated by Emmy award-winning actor James Spader. China will be followed by explorations of the people, cultures and lands of DISCOVERY ATLAS: ITALY REVEALED (Sunday, October 8), DISCOVERY ATLAS: BRAZIL REVEALED (Sunday, October 15) and DISCOVERY ATLAS: AUSTRALIA REVEALED (Sunday, October 22). All programs begin at 9 PM (ET/PT).