discovery+ Launching on SLING TV and DISH TV
Warner Bros. Discovery and DISH Network today announced that discovery+, the definitive non-fiction real life subscription streaming service, will be available to both SLING TV and DISH TV customers. The platform launched 70,000+ episodes of premium content, including original series and on-demand programming, on SLING starting August 8 followed by DISH on August 25. Fan-favorite titles available at launch include Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed, Conjuring Kesha, 90 Day: The Single Life and more from the 90 Day universe, Fixer Upper: Welcome Home and Unprecedented.
All SLING users, including users of SLING Free or any SLING subscription, may customize their viewing experience by adding discovery+ as a premium a la carte streaming service.
“Providing our customers with the best entertainment experience has always been our number one priority at DISH and SLING,” said Gary Schanman, Group President, SLING TV. “The addition of discovery+ on our platforms offers iconic and acclaimed content for the a la carte experience our customers love. We offer more than 50 premium a la carte services to enable our users to customize their viewing experience, all with a single account login so they can easily manage their services in one place.”
“With discovery+, we are committed to making our world-class content accessible to all of our fans across all platforms, and this partnership with SLING and DISH allows us to deliver on that commitment,” said Gabriel Sauerhoff, SVP, Digital Distribution and Commercial Partnerships, Warner Bros. Discovery. “We always put our dedicated viewers at the forefront of our decision making, and we’ll continue to do so as we expand the reach of our beloved programming, talent and brands.”
More than 70,000 episodes of current and classic shows are available on discovery+ from Discovery’s iconic portfolio of networks, including HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Magnolia Network, along with 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, and an expansive offering of nature and environmental programming.
Watching and experiencing discovery+ is easy. SLING and DISH users can access the streaming service for $4.99 per month, or upgrade to a commercial-free subscription for $6.99 per month. Those looking to add discovery+ as an a la carte streaming service, or add to their SLING Free account, will get a 7-day free trial of the channel.