May Flowers with New Shows on discovery+

By: Discovery

This month, stream what you love on discovery+. From CITIZEN PENN to JOSH GATES TONIGHT to DEADLIEST CATCH, you can find it all on the new streaming service.

April 30, 2021

New This Month on discovery+.

MAY 2

Pope Francis

Photo by: Daniel Ibanez Gutierrez / EWTN

Daniel Ibanez Gutierrez / EWTN

CONVERSATIONS WITH FRANCESCO: VICES & VIRTUES

A special doc focused on an intimate and exclusive conversation with Pope Francis, interviewed by Don Marco Pozza, young prison chaplain and the Pope’s personal confessor. The conversation will engage with the theme of the moral challenges the contemporary humanity is facing, discussing how key pillars from Catholic Doctrine are embodied every day in normal people’s exemplary experiences.

MAY 5

FEREL

Several hundred thousand feral cats roam the Hawaiian Islands. These cats are struggling to survive in the wild and unfortunately, are also killing endangered Hawaiian species on the brink of extinction. The search for a solution to this complex problem has sparked a controversial, and polarizing debate across the state covered in this special.

MAY 6

CITIZEN PENN

After a devastating 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti in 2010 aid workers from around the world went to help, including actor and filmmaker Sean Penn.

MAY 8

MEET THE MEERKATS

The most human of all animal families, brought to life using the latest modern technology and 24/7 cameras. Get closer than ever before to these unique, funny and emotional characters as we follow a family through the crucial period of the young family growing up.

MAY 13

HOMEMADE ASTRONAUTS

Meet the leaders of a new movement — the D.I.Y space race. Whether they plan to launch themselves into orbit, land on Mars or test their home-built space suits at the edge of the atmosphere, these everyday astronauts are putting it all on the line to turn their dreams into reality.

MAY 20

GENIUS FACTORY

In the 1980's an eccentric billionaire named Robert Graham wanted to create the world's smartest kids, so he funded the largest legal genetic experiment in human history. Never before has nature vs nurture ever been tested quite like this.

MAY 27

APOCALYPSE 45

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII in 2020, this momentous special event will reveal brand new, pristine, raw color film footage of the last months in the War in the Pacific. Using this astonishing, restored footage — interwoven with the narration of the men who fought and died, as well as contemporary, narrator-driven accounts of this savage war, APOCALYPSE 45 will become the topic of discussion on this most significant of anniversaries.

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MONDAY

STREET OUTLAWS: AMERICA'S LIST

STREET OUTLAWS: AMERICA'S LIST

Precious and Tricia battle to move up the list.

Photo by: ADRIAN BERRYHILL

ADRIAN BERRYHILL

STREET OUTLAWS: AMERICA'S LIST

Racers from OKC, Memphis, Texas, NOLA, Detroit, Cali and everywhere in between are ranked on one single list of the best street racers in the nation as they compete weekly for the coveted top spot.

TUESDAY

PIG ROYALTY

Discover a competition unlike any other as families showcase pigs across Texas. These prized swine and the people who raise them are some of the fiercest contenders around, uncovering what it takes to bring home the bacon.

DEADLIEST CATCH

Crab fishermen risk their lives as they battle Arctic weather, brutal waves and a ticking clock for big money in this modern-day gold rush on the Bering Sea.

DEADLIEST CATCH: BLOODLINE

Fueled by the chance discovery of Phil Harris' old Hawaiian charts, Josh Harris is on a mission to find out about his father's secret dream by using the maps to pick up where he left off and follow in his dad's footsteps fishing in Hawaii.

WEDNESDAY

EXPEDITION UNKNOWN: AFTER THE HUNT 6

EXPEDITION UNKNOWN: AFTER THE HUNT 6

Josh Gates with Expedition X’s Jessica Chobot and Phil Torres

JOSH GATES TONIGHT

Josh Gates brings his adventures home with a new talk show where he shares updates and unseen footage of his worldwide adventures, and interviews celebrities and experts from across the globe.

EXPEDITION X

Josh Gates has decided it's time to finally explore the dark side of our world. He has picked Jessica Chobot and Phil Torres to mount unprecedented expeditions into the unexplained and perhaps...unexplainable.

HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS

How was it built and how does it actually work? With a cast of experts and eye-popping CGI, we're looking under the celestial hood to tell the greatest story of all -- the story of where we and everything else came from.

FRIDAY

GOLD RUSH DAVE TURIN’S LOST MINE

Dave Turin is on a mission to find gold in a long-abandoned mine and turn a profit for the families.

BERING SEA GOLD

In Nome, Alaska, the gold rush is on. Driven by gold fever and sometimes desperate need, miners pilot their ragtag dredges and dive with hoses to suck up gold from the bottom of the frigid, unpredictable Bering Sea.

Next Up

Great Josh! The OG Doc Brown and Expedition Unknown Search for THE DeLorean

Josh Gates and Christopher Lloyd search for the iconic DeLorean Time Machine in the discovery+ original EXPEDITION: BACK TO THE FUTURE. Stream the 4-part series March 15 only on discovery+.

Bindi Irwin and Husband Chandler Welcome Their Baby Girl!

Grace Warrior Irwin Powell was born on March, 25 2021. A special documenting the Irwins' journey to this moment is coming to discovery+ on April 25.

Citizen Penn Follows Activist Sean Penn’s Global Humanitarian Efforts

Over 10 years have passed since the catastrophic 7.0 earthquake that shook Haiti in 2010. Now, an award-winning documentary showcases a decade’s worth of humanitarian efforts in the country and beyond. CITIZEN PENN premieres May 6 on discovery+.

Upcoming discovery+ Documentary FRANCESCO Offers Intimate Look at Pope Francis

FRANCESCO gives unprecedented access to the Pope and the individuals who know him in the new discovery+ documentary, premiering March 28.

March into March with discovery+

This March, stream what you love on discovery+. From MOONSHINERS to BATTLEBOTS to GOLD RUSH, you can find it on the new streaming service.

Dr. Anthony Fauci and Others Discuss The Race for the Vaccine and Conquering COVID

THE VACCINE: CONQUERING COVID premieres Thursday, February 18 at 10p on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

Journey Through the Cosmos in an All-New Season of How the Universe Works

The new season premieres March 24 on Science Channel and streams on discovery+.

Discovery+ Documents the Discovery of a 3,000-Year-Old Lost City in Egypt

A new Egyptian discovery by Dr. Zahi Hawass has revealed an ancient mystery that remained unsolved for centuries. The incredible findings of Dr. Zahi Hawass and his team will air in an all-new special coming to discovery+.

Explore the World's Abandoned Ruins in Mysteries of the Abandoned

Some of the world's most amazing engineering projects now lie in ruins, but behind each structure there’s a story waiting to be told. MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED returns for an all-new season Thursday, May 20 at 9P on Science Channel and streaming on discovery+.

May the Best Pig Win! PIG ROYALTY Premieres March 23 on discovery+

Dive into the extreme world of pig show competitions and follow the rivalry between two unforgettable families — the Baleros and the Rihns. Subscribers can start streaming PIG ROYALTY on March 23 exclusively on discovery+.