Discovery Debuts ‘Family Favorites,’ Streams on 13 Individual GO Apps
Discovery is enlarging its streaming content.
The platform is expanding its portfolio of 13 streaming GO apps and sites. Called the “Family Favorites” initiative, it’s earmarked for families spending more time at home.
Discovery’s library has more than 60,000 episodes across all of the company’s brands.
The GO apps include full seasons of Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, OWN, ID, TRVL, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Cooking Channel, DIY, American Heroes Channel, Discovery Life, Discovery en Español, Destination America, MotorTrend, Discovery Familia and Discovery Family.
Users preferring ad-free fare can access via the on-demand platforms from Discovery’s cable, satellite and multichannel streaming partners, which include their set-top box VOD services, apps and sites.
Peter Faricy, CEO, direct-to-consumer, Discovery, Inc., stated the focus is “nourishing our super-fans with the brands, shows and talent they love. We know parents are looking for premium content they can watch with their children, content that will bring them together.”
For example, the lineup offers shows such as the Food Network’s “Chopped Junior,” The Cooking Channel’s “Carnival Eats,” Animal Planet’s “Crikey!,” HGTV’s “Extreme Homes,” Science Channel’s “MythBusters Jr” and DIY’s “The Treehouse Guys.”
Discovery’s portfolio of GO apps can be found in the App Store for iPhone, AppleTV and Android, as well as across Roku TVs, Amazon Fire TVs, Xbox and Samsung Smart TVs.