Discovery+ has been available on most streaming devices thus far, now they can add LG Smart TVs to that tally. The two companies announced the new launch on Wednesday.
With the addition of LG Smart TVs, discovery+ is now available on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Xbox, Samsung Smart TVs (2017+), iOS, Android, and Xfinity Flex devices. discovery+ also recently announced the platform's launch on VIZIO Smart TVs.
“We are thrilled to expand the availability of discovery+ and provide LG customers a direct and easy way to stream our much-loved brands, series and talent,” said Gabriel Sauerhoff, SVP, Digital Distribution & Commercial Partnerships, Discovery, Inc. “The announcement of discovery+ on LG Smart TVs builds upon our existing relationship with a valued partner, and we look forward to the continued growth of discovery+ and reaching more fans around the world.”
LG has been pushing to add more apps to its platform. The HBO Max app was launched on the platform in August.
discovery+ has two plans: $4.99 with ads and $6.99 without ads, after a 7-Day Free Trial. The service includes more than 60,000 episodes of TV from thousands of series with content from HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, OWN, Animal Planet, Discovery, and Magnolia Network. It also includes exclusive discovery+ Originals and features notable personalities like the Irwins, Jonathan and Drew Scott, Chip and Joanna Gaines, Bobby Flay, Ree Drummond, Guy Fieri, Giada De Laurentiis, Lieutenant Joe Kenda and so many more - all in one place.
Additionally, the service offers top non-fiction content from A&E, History, and Lifetime, as well as the definitive offering of nature and environmental programming, headlined by exclusive streaming access to the largest collection of natural history from the BBC. It includes hundreds of episodes of content from popular franchises from A&E Networks like The First 48, Bring It, Dance Moms, Ice Road Truckers, Pawn Stars, Ancient Aliens, Storage Wars, 60 Days In, Intervention, and Ghost Hunters.
“The arrival of the discovery+ app on LG Smart TVs delivers a new range of premium, educational and inspiring content to LG TV owners,” said Peggy Ang, LG’s vice president of marketing. “LG Smart TVs truly elevate the home entertainment experience with access to the most anticipated and sought-after content delivered with critically-acclaimed picture quality the way the creators intended it to be seen. We are proud to partner with discovery+ to bring this content to LG TV owners.”
discovery+ is a video streaming service that offers more than 55,000 episodes of 2,500+ current and classic shows from several popular TV brands including Discovery, Investigation Discovery, HGTV, TLC, Food Network, A&E, Lifetime and History.
The service primarily focuses on non-fiction programming or “reality” TV shows.
discovery+ is available with limited ads for US$4.99 / month or ad-free for US$6.99 / month.