You Can Now Stream the Best of Discovery, Including BBC's Natural History Shows
Available now, Discovery’s new streaming service, discovery+ singularly offers the greatest collection of real-life entertainment with exclusive streaming access to the BBC's natural history shows like Planet Earth, Blue Planet, and Frozen Planet.
For the first time, Discovery’s iconic brands, including HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, and more; much-loved personalities; the BBC’s natural history collection; and exclusive, original series and documentaries will be available to stream all in one place. Discovery+ features the largest-ever content offering of any streaming platform at launch, including more than 55,000 episodes from 2,500 current and classic shows, as well as several hundred hours of original and exclusive content. Whatever you’re into, you’ll find it on discovery+.
Fans can start streaming right now and can expect new content from iconic personalities and franchises such as Chip and Joanna Gaines; Will Packer and Kevin Hart; 90 Day Fiancé; Bobby Flay, and Giada De Laurentiis. Discovery+ is also home to the definitive collection of award-winning natural history series, featuring exclusive streaming access to the BBC's natural history offering with shows like Planet Earth, Blue Planet, and Frozen Planet.
You can now stream the best of Discovery's real-life entertainment, including BBC's award-winning natural history collection on discovery+. Whatever you're into, you'll find it on the new streaming service. Not sure where to start? We got you! Here's what's new to stream this week.
A few more exclusive originals coming to the U.S. product in 2021 will include:
- Route 66: From Executive Producer Will Packer and Hartbeat Productions, Route 66 features Kevin Hart hitting the road, going along America’s famous Route 66 to see what’s going on with America. He will visit people and places and bring along friends in an exploration of the U.S. heartland from Chicago to LA.
- Pushing the Line: Imagine walking a thin, nylon line of rope stretched across a 900-foot gorge. For a select few, each day on the line, they push themselves and each other to do something bigger, crazier, harder than anyone’s ever done before. And each night, their campsite is a party where anything and everything goes. Day and night, it’s all about pushing the line.
- Planet Snoop (working title): This new series will feature Snoop Dogg, who will be joined by a rotating group of wildlife and nature experts to break down unbelievable footage showcasing our planet, pets and natural phenomena.
- Top Gear America: Delivering a fresh, uniquely American take on the classic Top Gear format, Top Gear America follows the motorized mischief and supercharged adventures of hosts Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry and Jethro Bovingdon across America.
Discovery+ will also feature special content partnerships with the top environmental organizations in the world, including The Explorers Club, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council), The Nature Conservancy (a U.S.-based global conservation organization), Oceana, and World Wildlife Fund.
Discovery+ is available now in the U.S. and will roll out to 25 more countries over the next year. The product is fully distributed across all major platforms, including connected TVs, web, mobile, tablets, and game consoles. For direct purchase, discovery+ is available in the U.S. starting at $4.99 per month, with an ad-free version available for $6.99 per month. Each account will include up to five user profiles and four concurrent streams, among the most offered in the streaming video category.