Photo Credit: Faye Murman  Photo Courtesy:  discovery+

Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Photo Courtesy: discovery+

Photo by: Faye Murman

Faye Murman

Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Photo Courtesy: discovery+

Here are All the Shows Coming to Discovery and discovery+ that You Don't Want to Miss

By: Discovery

Get a first look at the exciting new series and documentaries coming soon to Discovery, Animal Planet, Science Channel and discovery+!

May 14, 2021

Whether you’re into heartwarming wildlife stories, thrilling adventures or scientific marvels, the Discovery family of networks has it all! With brand new series and documentaries, the possibilities are endless. Take a look at some of the incredible content coming soon to your TV and electronic devices.

NO RESPONDERS LEFT BEHIND

The documentary follows the work of the men and women including first responder and 9/11 social activist, John Feal, FDNY hero, Ray Pfeifer, and 22-time Primetime Emmy award-winner and former host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart in their fight to get health benefits and compensation for 9/11 first responders.

Shot over five years, the documentary reveals the unwavering fight by members of The FealGood Foundation and their leader John Feal, who orchestrates the campaign in the fight against the U.S. government to get healthcare and benefits for the thousands of responders who are suffering with life-threatening and financially devastating illnesses from toxins released at Ground Zero after 9/11. The film will stream on discovery+ globally this September.

THE MIGHTY UNDERDOGS

Contestants lined up with dogs

DOG ROYALTY

Contestants lined up with dogs

In an all-new coming-of-age competition series, THE MIGHTY UNDERDOGS, brings a never-before-seen look inside Junior Dog Shows where teen handlers compete among thousands for one of the limited, and highly coveted spots at the Westminster Dog Show, while also navigating the everyday journey of being a typical teenager. With her long-standing record of winning dog competitions, world-renowned coach Jody Davidson is committed to build champion teen handlers and guide these young adults each step of the way. As the competition heats up, emotions will run high and ultimately reveal who really is “best in show!”

ON THE ROAM

The all-new documentary series ON THE ROAM features actor Jason Momoa, who has blazed a path of his own in Hollywood, fearlessly taking on new challenges and roles as an artist. This series follows Momoa Momoa as he travels across the country to meet the extraordinary individuals blazing their own path. Along the way, he doesn’t just learn about their unique trade or skill but a deeper way of seeing the world through their eyes. It is a journey of intention – an endless quest with purpose and celebrating those who make a difference in the world around them.

OTTER DYNASTY

Once declared locally extinct from Singapore in the 1970s, the adorable, smooth-coated otter has since made a comeback. However, in the prime otter real estate of Marina Bay, there’s only enough space for one dominant “royal” family to have access to the finest food, best shelter, and safest location to raise a family. Otter Dynasty is a rich family drama showcasing distinct, memorable characters through stories of resilience, determination and family rivalries. With real-life stories from the natural world fueled by status, survival, power grabs and romance, the series will follow each otter clan as they learn that more territory means more challenges.

SHARK ACADEMY

Dr. Riley Elliott dives to the sea floor.

SHARK SCHOOL

Dr. Riley Elliott dives to the sea floor.

Photo by: Duncan Brake

Duncan Brake

This Shark Week 2021 series follows eight men and women who will compete to secure a coveted crew spot on shark scientist, Dr. Riley Elliott’s next great shark diving expedition. It’s an opportunity of a lifetime for these shark enthusiasts with non-traditional backgrounds to leap ahead in the competitive world of shark research, embarking on the adventure of a lifetime in hopes of making their dreams a reality. The recruits will work and live together on a research vessel for six weeks, as Riley and his crack team of pros put them to the test to see who has what it really takes.

With unbelievable shark encounters and a fair amount of drama, the diverse cohort of skilled divers with a deep passion for sharks, will put everything on the line for the opportunity of a lifetime. They must work as a team, but only one recruit will secure this life-changing job.

SERENGETI

The ground-breaking series returns this summer with storyteller Lupita Nyong’o. Season two picks up one year after where season one ended, and many familiar faces are back - Kali, Sefu, Nalla, Tembo, Bakari and Shani - are growing and facing new challenges. We are also introduced to Aiysha the cheetah, daughter of season one's KiKay and her cubs, along with Shani’s stallion Punda, the leader and protector of the family and father to all of the babies.

GETAWAY DRIVER

An event like no other, Michelle Rodriguez brings the ultimate driving fantasy to life in GETAWAY DRIVER. This 8-episode competition series features 24 elite drivers from drift champions to street racers to hotshot YouTubers who compete to prove they have the skill behind the wheel and the mental toughness to outrun and out-drive the competition. This is all done in a massive nearly 60-acre compound filled with obstacles. The drivers will put it all on the line, sacrificing their own cars for the opportunity to be the wheelman in a real-life car chase. The rules are simple... evade the pursuers and escape the compound to score some cold hard cash. These drivers already have the loot – but can they get away to keep it?

HUSTLE AND ROLL

From executive producer Jamie Foxx comes HUSTLE & ROLL, a behind-the-scenes look into the life of the world's most successful celebrity car dealer, RD Whittington, and a group of highly competitive luxury car dealers who specialize in making their clients’ dreams come true by any means necessary. But, in a world where million-dollar cars are posted on Instagram and sold the next day, luxury is not always pretty. Everyone knows everyone, no one trusts anyone, and millions are on the line.

THE HOP

THE HOP gives viewers a glimpse into the underground world of hopping-lowriders, following four elite custom lowrider garages in the country as they evolve their businesses and compete to stay on top. Lowriders have been around for decades, appearing in music videos, movies, and TV series that created a new car-culture. This team will add in super-sized hydraulics, so their custom lowriders launch eight or ten feet in the air. These garages must juggle the everyday business of running their shops, building lowriders for customers, and crafting vehicles to face off against rivals in hop contests. Because in the lowriding game, winning equals business - with tens of thousands of dollars at stake in each vehicle.

LILY TOPPLES THE WORLD

Lily Hevesh is the world’s most acclaimed domino artist and the only woman in her field. Lily Topples the World is a unique portrait of an artist, a story of how passion and artistry can make dreams come true, and an unlikely American tale of a quiet Chinese adoptee who transforms into a global artistic force with over 1 billion YouTube views. After premiering at SXSW, the film won the 2021 SXSW Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary.

"Lily is an absolute force. She is an incredible artist who believes in the magic of her own dreams and her story is one every person will be able to see themselves in. She's the role model I wish I had growing up, and I can't wait for the world to hear her story,” says executive producer Kelly Marie Tran.

NAKED AND AFRAID OF LOVE

What happens when 16 complete strangers -- 8 single women and 8 single men -- attempt to find true love, naked, while working together to survive the elements and each other on an unforgettable island paradise.

WHO WANTS TO BE AN ASTRONAUT

Have you ever looked up at the sky and wondered what it would be like to travel to space? WHO WANTS TO BE AN ASTRONAUT? offers ordinary people the chance to do something extraordinary – travel from Earth into space where they’ll live aboard the International Space Station (ISS) for eight days. The 8-part competition series, set for 2022, will be the first of its kind to feature the real-life adventures of space tourism. Apply for your chance now at Discovery.com/Astronaut

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