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Originally published Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 9:45 AM

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Cable's Planet Green to change name, program focus

Planet Green is changing course.

The Associated Press

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NEW YORK —

Planet Green is changing course.

Its corporate parent, Discovery Communications, announced Wednesday that the cable channel will change its emphasis on nature and ecology and focus instead on the country's spirit and culture under the new name of Destination America.

The changeover happens May 28.

Destination America will tackle subjects including American cuisine - from Tex-Mex to barbeque - and American mysteries from Jesse James' lost fortune to Area 51. Other shows will visit amusement park thrill rides and Western ghost towns.

Discovery Communications president David Zaslav said the network will showcase "the essence of American innovation and hard work."

Destination America will be available in 60 million homes.

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