discovery+ Launches on DIRECTV and DIRECTV STREAM
Full slate of discovery+ premium programming integrated within DIRECTV and DIRECTV STREAM
Warner Bros. Discovery and DIRECTV today announced that discovery+, the definitive non-fiction real-life subscription streaming service, is available to DIRECTV and DIRECTV STREAM customers, effective immediately. Customers now have access to the full and comprehensive library of 70,000+ episodes of original series and library content from the Warner Bros. Discovery family of networks.
Programming highlights available at launch include Holiday Central Hub titles Designing Christmas, One Delicious Christmas, A Gingerbread Christmas, The Santa Squad, and A Christmas Open House featuring Food Network and HGTV stars Ben and Erin Napier, Bobby Flay, Duff Goldman and Hilary Farr, in addition to the new dating series Written in the Stars as well as fan-favorite titles such Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy.
Anyone who now subscribes to discovery+ through their DIRECTV service will receive a $2 monthly discount on their DIRECTV or DIRECTV STREAM service. DIRECTV and DIRECTV STREAM customers can access discovery+ within their usual DIRECTV and DIRECTV STREAM interface, allowing them to seamlessly access and enjoy all their discovery+ content in one place already familiar to them.
“DIRECTV always strives to offer the content our customers want most, wherever, whenever, and using whatever device – but also at a strong value they can really appreciate,” said Rob Thun, DIRECTV Chief Content Officer. “As more of our customers gain interest in top streaming services, and we add streaming services from programmers like Warner Bros. Discovery whose linear channels we also offer, we can help our programming partners expand their reach while also offering our customers similar preferred discounts.”
“At discovery+, we know our audiences look for our content across platforms and distribution services, and our mission is to provide access to our best-in-class content to as many consumers as possible,” said Sarah Bergman, Senior Vice President, Distribution at Warner Bros. Discovery. “Our partnership with DIRECTV allows us to continue to build on that goal by offering our beloved programming to its customer base, expanding the reach of our content, and adding ease and accessibility to our fans’ viewing experience.”
More than 70,000 episodes of current and classic shows are available on discovery+ from Discovery’s iconic portfolio of networks, including HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Magnolia Network, along with more than 200 discovery+ original titles and hundreds of hours of exclusive content. Additionally, the service offers top non-fiction content from A&E, The HISTORY Channel and Lifetime, and an expansive offering of nature and environmental programming.
DIRECTV and DIRECTV STREAM customers can purchase the ad-lite tier of discovery+ for $4.99 per month, receiving a $2 monthly discount off their DIRECTV or DIRECTV STREAM video subscription.