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How to Watch discovery+ on LG Smart TV

You can stream discovery+ on LG Smart TV. Here’s how to sign up, download, install, and start streaming discovery+ using your LG Smart TV. Learn how to get the most out of your LG Smart TV while using discovery+.


discovery+

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 $4.99 / month or ad-free for $6.99 / month.

Can you stream discovery+ on LG Smart TV?

How to Sign Up and Download discovery+ on LG Smart TV

Unfortunately, discovery+ is not currently available natively using LG Smart TV. discovery+ may launch a native app for LG Smart TV in the future, but for now you can only stream using Apple AirPlay (2018+ (webOS 4.0+) models).

You can still sign up for discovery+ and use it on other devices like Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, Xbox, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.

Apple AirPlay

  1. Click here to sign up for discovery+.
  2. Install the discovery+ iPhone/iPad app.
  3. Once installed, log in using your discovery+ credentials.
  4. Make sure your Smart TV is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your iPhone/iPad.
  5. Start playing the content in the discovery+ app and select the AirPlay icon.
  6. Choose your LG Smart TV and it will start displaying on your Smart TV.

If you have a compatible TV and you don’t see AirPlay as an option, make sure you update to the latest LG Smart TV firmware.


How to Sign Up for discovery+ on Other Streaming Devices

If you have other devices, you can learn how to sign up for and use discovery+ on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, Xbox, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.


What features are available on discovery+?

Up to 5 Profiles

discovery+ allows you to create up to 5 user profiles.

No Parental Controls

There are no parental controls for discovery+.

Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount Plus, Peacock, SHOWTIME, and STARZ have parental control features.

Up to 4 Devices

discovery+ allows you to stream on up to 4 devices simultaneously.

No Ads

If you subscribe to their more expensive $6.99 a month plan, you can stream discovery+ without ads.

International Access

discovery+ allows you to watch certain content when traveling internationally.


discovery+ will include on-demand 2,500 series and 55,000 episodes of TV shows from Discovery, Investigation Discovery, Food Network, HGTV, TLC, Travel Channel, and Animal Planet, along with licensed programming from A&E, Lifetime, and History.

It won't include access to live streams of Discovery-owned channels and won’t include current seasons of shows until after they first aired on television. To watch Discovery channels live you will need a Live TV Streaming Service like Philo, Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, or YouTube TV.

Originals

discovery+ will offer more than 1,000 hours of original programming in 2021. At launch there will be 50 original series available.

Over the course of the first year, subscribers will have access to 90 Day Diaries, Magnolia Table, Bobby and Giada in Italy, Long Island Medium: There in Spirit, Luda Can’t Cook, and Queen of Meth, among other originals.

It will also be the first place where you can get a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Magnolia Network

Click here for the full list of original series coming to discovery+.

New series will focus on lifestyle, true crime, home improvement, food, adventure, and more. discovery+ shows highlight stars like the Irwins, Jonathan and Drew Scott, Chip and Joanna Gaines, Bobby Flay, Ree Drummond, Guy Fieri, Giada De Laurentiis, Lieutenant Joe Kenda and more.

TV Shows

The streaming service will have access to 55,000 episodes across 2,500 series.

Some popular shows included are The First 48, Fixer Upper, 90 Day Fiancé, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Chopped, Property Brothers, Dance Moms, Ice Road Truckers, Pawn Stars, and 60 Days In.

The service will feature exclusive streaming access to the BBC’s natural history offering, featuring shows like Planet Earth, Blue Planet, and Frozen Planet.

Movies

discovery+ will feature a number of documentaries, including P.S., Burn This Letter Please, Restaurant Hustle 2020: All on the Line, My Beautiful Stutter, The Impossible Row, and Beyond Borders.

Kids

Much of the discovery+ nature programs are family friendly, but children’s programming appears thin at the start. One possible kid favorite might be Duff’s Happy Fun Bake Time. In this new series, Duff Goldman joins puppets from The Jim Henson Company to the basics of cooking and how ingredients work together to create our favorite foods.