Discovery+ Announces January Programming Slate
Highlights Include January 6th and Prisoner of the Prophet, and additional exclusive programming such as Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal, Deadly Influencer and more.
discovery +, the definitive non-fiction subscription streaming service from Warner Bros. Discovery, today announced new and exclusive programming that will be available to stream in January.
discovery+ recently launched offline downloads in the U.S., for discovery+ (Ad-Free) customers only, on iOS, Android, and FireTablet making it easier for users to continue watching fan favorite shows like House of Hammer, Fixer Upper, and 90 Day Fiancé, while traveling, commuting, or in an area without internet connection. With more than 58,000 episodes available for download, there is no limit on the amount of content users can download as long as free space is available on their devices. See here to learn more.
The Nature Conservancy Presents Eat Ugly
Driven by her passion for advancing conservation around the world, “Eat Ugly” sees Dr. Wear travel from New Orleans to New York City, and San Francisco to rural Georgia, exploring options to eat more sustainably and waste less, reducing the production of greenhouse gasses, helping to maintain equilibrium in populations, sustaining marine ecosystems and minimizing food waste.
Emmy and Peabody winning directors Gédéon and Jules Naudet (“9/11,” “November 13: Attack on Paris,” “The Presidents Gatekeepers”) examine January 6th from the unique perspective of the heroes, first responders, and survivors of the attack. It’s an apolitical story of resilience and bravery that features Speaker Nancy Pelosi, DC Police Chief Robert J. Contee III, Congresswoman Liz Cheney, and over 50 Senators, Representatives, staffers from both sides of the aisle, and police officers as they reveal their first-hand experience of the attack. It is the only documentary for which the Capitol and Metropolitan Police Departments granted full access to their officers.
Prisoner of the Prophet
Briell, the 65th wife of prophet Warren Jeffs, details her time living — and surviving — in the FLDS Church. Briell’s story exposes the darkest secrets of the polygamist cult.
In addition, below is a list of exclusive programming coming to discovery+ in the month.
A Father’s Nightmare
Matt, a grieving widower, becomes suspicious of his rebellious college-aged daughter’s manipulative roommate. Will Matt figure out what’s really going on before it’s too late?
A Sister’s Secret
After losing her twin brother to suicide, a woman blames her brother’s ex-girlfriend and plans to take her revenge.
Annie faces a crisis when her husband leaves their Amish world to live among “normal Americans,” or the “English” as the Amish dub them. But things turn even more dire when her husband returns to seek custody of their son and is willing to do whatever it takes to get what he wants.
Baby Monitor Murders
When Cassie Temple returns home the summer before her senior year of college, she’s expecting to be bored after her music internship falls through. She accepts a job as a babysitter.
Eighteen-year-old Skylar Madison is obsessed with managing the online social media “influencer” careers of her fellow classmates and will stop at nothing to achieve her goals. That includes murder. Having already gotten away with killing the most popular girl in her school, Skylar now turns her sights on managing the career of seventeen-year-old Jessica Lake, the new girl in class and an up-and-coming fashion video blogger.
Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal
The love story of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle continues as they navigate their first year of marriage. The couple’s core values are put to the test as they try to find the balance between honoring royal tradition and staying true to their beliefs.
Her Secret Family Killer
Sarah’s friend Victoria gives her a genetic testing kit. But that night, Victoria is killed. As their homicide case runs cold, the police decide to run the killer’s DNA and discover that someone related to Sarah killed her friend.
Into the Arms of Danger
A 17-year-old Jenny gets into a car accident on a desolate stretch of road. Her call for help is answered by a pair of EMTs. But once she is locked in the back of the ambulance, she discovers her “rescuers” are not really paramedics.
Mommy’s Little Princess
After a tough eight years living with her drug addicted mother, ten-year-old Lizzy is adopted by an amazing career woman Juliana and her boyfriend Greg. Hoping to help Lizzy learn more about who she is , Julianna buys Lizzy an online genetics test and they discover that Lizzy is related to a royal German family. Finally feeling truly special for the first time, Lizzy begins to change from the sweet girl Julianna adopted to an entitled, angry child. As Lizzy’s unhealthy fascination with being a princess grows, the girl begins to lose her sanity, blurring fantasy and reality.
My Nightmare Landlord
The Nightmare Landlord follows Lydia as she moves into a new apartment after breaking up with her long-term boyfriend, finding herself more and more isolated as her apartment manager becomes obsessed with her.
The Wrong Stepmother
Michael lost his wife a few years back and now lives alone with his two daughters, Lily and Nicole. This all changes when he meets his new girlfriend, Maddie. As Lily gets to know Maddie, she becomes more and more suspicious of the woman who is always there with a helpful hand.
This is Life with Lisa Ling
This is Life with Lisa Ling returns for a ninth season with award-winning journalist and author Lisa Ling as she ventures to the far corners of America, exploring communities that are often unknown or misunderstood. In this series, produced by Part2 Pictures, Ling investigates some of our country’s most pressing issues and uncovers some surprising solutions along the way.
Real Life Nightmare
The Real Life Nightmare presents stories of unsolved cases and unexplained deaths that continue to baffle investigators and horrify those left behind.
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