(Pocket-lint) - Discovery Channel, a US-based television network, has launched a streaming service called Discovery+. It is available in the US on Roku and Amazon’s Fire TV devices, as well as several other popular platforms like Samsung, Apple TV, Google/Android, and Xbox.
It functions like how HBO Max has HBO and WarnerMedia content, while Peacock has NBC and Universal content, CBS All Access has CBS and Viacom content, and Disney+ has Disney content as well as Marvel, LucasFilm, and so on. It's meant for Discovery die-hards who can't get enough of the TV network.
Discovery+ includes several shows from the Discovery Channel, like 90 Day Fiance, as well as new versions of its classics, including a new House Hunters series. There's also a series from Bobby Flay and Giada de Laurentiis of the Food Network, and a new series from Magnolia Network’s Chip and Joanna Gaines.
Discovery+ starts at $4.99 per month for the ad-supported version. An ad-free version is available for $6.99 a month. It’s not yet available for PlayStation.