discovery+ comes to The Roku Channel as Premium Subscription

Warner Bros. Discovery and Roku have announced a partnership to make discovery+ available as a Premium Subscription on The Roku Channel.

Initially only available on the Roku platform in the US, users can now subscribe to both the ad-free (US$6.99) and ad-supported (US$4.99) versions of discovery+ directly through The Roku Channel.

The streamer currently offers over 70,000 episodes of shows from networks including HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, and Magnolia Network, along with more than 200 discovery+ original titles.

The Roku Channel meanwhile offers Premium Subscriptions from over 50 services including HBO Max and Peacock.

Randy Ahn, head of The Roku Channel, SVOD, said: “Today marks an exciting milestone for our business as we welcome both tiers of discovery+ to the roster of exceptional services available as a Premium Subscription on The Roku Channel. discovery+ is a leading streaming service and features an unmatched content library. We’re thrilled to support their growth through their launch on The Roku Channel and for the opportunity to bring this calibre of content to our users.” 

Gabriel Sauerhoff, SVP Digital Distribution and Commercial Partnerships, Warner. Bros. Discovery, said: “We’re pleased to deepen our relationship with Roku, a valued partner, and expand access of discovery+ on the Roku platform through the launch on The Roku Channel. We look forward to further extending the reach of our exceptional library of lifestyle and real-life content to millions of Roku streamers and providing them increased optionality in how they access discovery+.”

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