Warner Bros Discovery Inc and Roku Inc have reportedly announced that non-fiction streaming service discovery+ has rolled out as a Premium Subscription on The Roku Channel.
This service is now available in the United States and users can directly subscribe to the ad-supported (USD 4.99) and ad-free (USD 6.99) versions of discovery+ via The Roku Channel.
According to Rob Holmes Vice President of Programming at Roku, the launch of discovery+ on the video streaming platform allows users to easily access its captivating content.
It is worth mentioning that The Roku Channel provides premium subscriptions from more than 50 services. It enables users to have a consolidated browsing and sign-up experience and incurs a single monthly bill to facilitate subscription management.
Before signing up, The Roku Channel users can now easily search discovery+ content and enjoy a free one-week trial with no extra fees or extra apps. Users can view discovery+ content from The Roku Channel once users register.
Randy Ahn Head of SVOD, of The Roku Channel, expressed that the inclusion of the discovery+ service is a significant achievement for the platform as it contains an unparallel content library.
discovery+ offers close to 70,000 episodes of existing and classic shows from a legendary portfolio of networks, including Food Network, HGTV, ID, TLC, Travel Channel, OWN, Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, and Magnolia Network along with 200 original titles and hours of exclusive content.
Furthermore, the service provides top-class non-fiction content from The HISTORY Channel, A&E, and Lifetime. In addition, the platform offers environmental and nature programming, led by exclusive access to BBC’s largest collection of natural history.
The Roku Channel was launched in 2017 and is home to premium and free entertainment on the platform. In the fourth quarter of last year, The Roku Channel reached almost 80 million people in the United States.