How to Watch The Discovery Channel Without Cable TV




One of the most requested networks for cord cutters is the Discovery Channel. We often get emails on these channels as more and more people ditch cable and look for their favorite channels.

So today in an effort to help answer the flood of emails and social media posts here is our guide to finding the Discovery Channel without cable TV.

How to Watch Both the Discovery Network


If you want the cheapest option you should look at Philo. Starting at $16 a month you can get the Discovery Channel. If you want Discovery Life and Family you will need their $20 a month plan.

Philo offers a 7-day free trial allowing you to test the service before you pay.

PlayStation Vue

PlayStation Vue starts at $39.99 a month in that plan you will get Discovery. If you want Discovery Life and Discovery Family you will need the $54.99 a month Elite plan.

PlayStation Vue offers a 5-day free trial on most of their plans allowing you to test out the service.


If you are an AT&T Unlimited Subscriber, you can get DIRECTV NOW for just $20 a month. Right now AT&T gives AT&T Unlimited Subscribers $15 off DIRECTV NOW allowing you to get their $35 a month plan for just $20 a month. For that price, you can get Discovery and 60 other networks. (Note the $35 plan includes the Discovery Channel if you want Discovery Family and Discovery Life you need their Go Big package.)

DIRECTV NOW offers a 7-day free trial allowing you to test out DIRECTV NOW before you pay.

You can find a full list of channels and the services that carry them HERE.

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