Along with the coming of a new year, there’s another streaming service for your consideration: Discovery+.
Launching Monday, the new subscription video service boasts more than 55,000 episodes from shows on the Discovery Channel, Food Network, HGTV, Animal Planet, TLC and other Discovery Inc.-owned channels.
The service will also have series from which will be available for $4.99 monthly or $6.99 for an ad-free version. Discovery+ will also have series from A&E, BBC, The History Channel and Lifetime.
Compared to Netflix, Disney+ and other leading streaming services, which focus on scripted movies and TV series, Discovery+ represents “a very broad, comprehensive offering of real-life entertainment,” said Discovery Inc. CEO and president David Zaslav at a recent investor conference.
That makes Discovery+ “a great stand-alone product or a great complement” to other streaming services, he said.
Discovery+: What can I watch?
There’s also series from Oprah