discovery+ Now Available on LG Smart TVs in U.S.
discovery+ Features 60,000 Episodes from Discovery's Iconic Brands and More Than 200 New, Exclusive Originals
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery, Inc. and LG Electronics USA announced today that discovery+, the definitive non-fiction subscription streaming service, is now available on LG Smart TVs in the U.S. including LG's line-up of award-winning LG OLED TVs and LG QNED MiniLED TVs*.
LG customers will now have direct access to their favorite real-life series and exclusive originals across genres including True Crime, Home, Love & Relationships, Food, Paranormal & Unexplained and Adventure, as well as groundbreaking documentaries, such as the premiere of the highly anticipated Introducing, Selma Blair. discovery+ is the streaming home of Halloween this October providing LG customers with Halloween-themed series and specials during "Ghostober," premiering across categories all month long.
LG Smart TV owners can now access discovery+ on the TV's webOS platform by opening the discovery+ app using their remote or, when available, by saying "discovery plus" directly into their LG Magic Remote.
"We are thrilled to expand the availability of discovery+ and provide LG customers a direct and easy way to stream our much-loved brands, series and talent," said Gabriel Sauerhoff, SVP, Digital Distribution & Commercial Partnerships, Discovery, Inc. "The announcement of discovery+ on LG Smart TVs builds upon our existing relationship with a valued partner, and we look forward to the continued growth of discovery+ and reaching more fans around the world."
"The arrival of the discovery+ app on LG Smart TVs delivers a new range of premium, educational and inspiring content to LG TV owners," said Peggy Ang, LG's vice president of marketing. "LG Smart TVs truly elevate the home entertainment experience with access to the most anticipated and sought-after content delivered with critically-acclaimed picture quality the way the creators intended it to be seen. We are proud to partner with discovery+ to bring this content to LG TV owners."
discovery+ offers 60,000 episodes of current and classic shows from Discovery's iconic portfolio of networks, including HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Magnolia Network, as well as 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, as well as the definitive offering of nature and environmental programming, headlined by exclusive streaming access to the largest collection of natural history from the BBC.
discovery+ is available in the U.S. starting at $4.99 per month, with an ad-free version available for $6.99 per month.
*discovery+ is available on 2018-2021 Smart TV models
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