Discovery Plus might be a great streaming service worth checking out if you like factual TV. It also has a lot of shows on topics such as food, relationships, the paranormal, science, and more.
Discovery Plus is a streaming service for all Discovery-owned shows, which includes programming from TLC, Food Network, and HGTV.
On Discovery Plus, there are over 55,000 episodes, and the site is home to a number of exclusives from some of your favorite Discovery personalities, like the Magnolia Network, Chip and Joanna Gaines.
Despite the possibility of some tweaks coming to Discovery Plus in the future, here''s all you need to know right now about Discovery Plus, including the various plans, which countries it is available in, and the Discovery Plus price.
How much does Discovery Plus cost?
The Discovery Plus price is divided into two categories in the United States: the ad-lite version that costs $4.99 per month, and the ad-free version of $6.99 per month.
The UK is slightly different. There''s an Entertainment package for $4.99 or an Entertainment and Sports one (which includes coverage of sports such as cycling, tennis, and snooker) for $6.99 per month, but you may pay39.99 / 59.99 per year. You can register in the United Kingdom here (opens in a new tab).
Discovery Plus may be packaged into an existing subscription, as an Amazon Prime Video channel, which costs exactly the same price and includes the same shows.
Discovery Plus discounts and deals
- Subscribers to Verizon Wireless (Unlimited plans) can get Discovery Plus for free for six months. After the six month free period the cost will be $6.99 per month. Visit Verizon.com/discoveryplus (opens in new tab) to find out more.
- Students, veterans and military get 40% off the standard (Ad-lite) Discovery Plus plan, costing just $2.99 per month. Check out the Discovery Plus website for more info on the student (opens in new tab) and military discounts (opens in new tab).
Does Discovery Plus have a free trial?
In the United Kingdom, Discovery Plus has a seven-day free trial for both the ad-free and the ad-lite (with ads) plans.
After the free trial period has expired, you''ll begin paying your standard monthly fee. If you want to double that time, you may separately sign up for the Prime Video trial.
Shows on Discovery Plus
With a Discovery Plus subscription, you''ll be able to watch more than 55,000 episodes from over 2,500 shows across the Discovery portfolio. That includes HGTV, Lifetime, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, and Animal Planet. Every day, you''ll get non-stop streams of your favorite shows, as well as five times a week.
Discovery Plus has a CNN tab on August 19 that allows subscribers to access to CNN''s original series, films, and the HLN original series. That way, subscribers may watch shows like, and more.
Discovery Plus originals and exclusives
Out of all of Discovery''s traditional programming, the streaming service also includes originals and exclusive shows. That list is quite extensive. Here''s the brief version:
Love and Relationships
Adventure and Nature
What devices can you watch Discovery Plus on?
On all major devices, Discovery Plus is available. This includes:
- Discovery Plus on Roku and Discovery Plus on Amazon Fire devices, which are the top two streaming platforms around the world and Discovery Plus is available on Apple TV.
- iOS (iPhones, iPads and Macs).
- Android phones and tablets
- Android TVs
- Chromecast with Google TV.
- Microsoft Xbox is supported, on both the older Xbox One platform, as well as the newer Xbox Series S/X devices.
- LG and Samsung smart TVs (from 2017 and newer) and Vizio TVs (2018 models and up).
Discovery Plus is available in which countries?
Discovery Plus is available in countries around the world. It is only available to those who live in the United States and its territories.
Discovery Plus is available outside of the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the United Arab Emirates.
In the near future, more countries and regions are expected to be added.
Discovery Plus UK (opens in a new tab) on Prime Video Channels (opens in a new tab) costs $4.99 per month for the Entertainment package and $6.99 per month for the Entertainment plus Sport plan.
Discovery Plus and HBO Max merger
Discovery Plus and HBO Max are going to merge into a single streaming service in the summer of 2023, according to Warner Media Discovery. No details have been provided on this new service (price, name, etc.) but until the merger has passed, Discovery Plus should remain the same as all subscription and pricing details.