Discovery Networks Just Became Very Cord Cutter Friendly


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three-killed-in-helicopter-crash-while-filming-discovery-channel-s-showDiscovery Communications, the owner of networks such as TLC, Discovery, and Animal Plant have announced the expansion of Discovery Communications’ suite of TV everywhere offerings to Roku devices. Popular programs available now to Roku customers include Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” and “Naked & Afraid;” TLC’s “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” and “Little People Big World;” Investigation Discovery’s “Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda” and “On the Case with Paula Zahn;” and Animal Planet’s “Pit Bulls and Parolees” and “River Monsters.”

Discovery’s GO suite of offerings is the company’s first streaming service that offers content to cord cutters. Every Discovery channel will offer at least some free full-length episodes of their popular shows with new episodes added regularly. If you subscribe to services such as PlayStation Vue you will be able to login for an even larger catalog of content, which is very similar to how WatchABC and the NBC channels on Roku work.

“Discovery Communications is thrilled to partner with Roku and to have the opportunity to connect with new audiences,” said Karen Leever, EVP and GM of digital media, Discovery Communications. “The Roku platform’s user-friendly design and brand-friendly environment make it the perfect stage to showcase our diverse, compelling content helping to extend viewership for our networks.”

“The Roku platform is designed specifically for streamers. Our goal is to make it easy for customers to access the best, most-compelling streaming entertainment,” said Ed Lee, vice president, content acquisition, Roku. “Discovery is home to some of TV’s most captivating shows, bringing insight to lifestyle, nature and science. We’re extremely excited to have Discovery Communications’ suite of TV everywhere offerings readily available to Roku customers.”

You can add the apps to your Roku by following these links:

Discovery GO: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/96041/discovery-go
TLC GO: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/90765/tlc-go
ID GO: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/90766/investigation-discovery-go
Animal Planet GO: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/90764/animal-planet-go

Although this may be a small step, it is a huge step for a network that has long been difficult for cord cutters to access.

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