Discovery Plus: content, prices and how to watch

Discovery Plus is a streaming platform based on real life. It is a payment service specializing in non-fiction genres and content. If you want to know all its contents, prices and how to see them , we will tell you here.

Despite the fact that there are numerous payment platforms to enjoy series and movies, Discovery Plus opted to offer content that is different from the rest, based on real-life entertainment .

Discovery Plus brings together the best content from Discovery Networks. You can enjoy your favorite shows from Food Network, Discovery Science, Animal Planet, Motortrend and many more. It works the same as Netflix, HBO, Disney+ and Amazon Prime , among others, but with a much greater variety of content .

It was officially launched in India in March 2020 and in the United States in January 2021, so it is a relatively new service. The platform is currently available in the United States, India, Brazil, and Europe .

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Discovery Plus content offer

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As soon as you access, on the home screen you will find the classic “Featured” section, the “Trends” category with series and programs that are succeeding, and even a section called “New in Discovery+” so that you do not miss any news.

In addition, Discovery Plus offers an ambitious catalog of its own productions , exclusive to the premium platform and created both in Spain and internationally. You can enjoy all of this in the “Discovery+ Originals” tab.

There is also the valuable function called “My favorites list” , the so recurrent “Continue watching” and the “Recommendations for you” section that usually hits the spot. Discovery Plus leaves no room for boredom, as you can see by looking at all the categories they offer:

  1. Crime and investigation with Investigation Discovery : you will be able to see criminal investigations, mainly homicides, and other documentaries related to disappearances and crimes.
  2. Animals and nature with Animal Planet: beautiful programming focused exclusively on the relationship between humans and animals.
  3. European series: Seprona in Action, I Was a Narco, Legends, 091: Police Alert, Francoist Megastructures, Project Children, Life in Flames, Mysteries with Lorenzo Fernández Bueno… and many more.
  4. Hogar con Home & Garden Television: is dedicated to home and garden programs, maintenance, reforms and interior decoration.
  5. Survival and adventure : Wild Frank, The Lost Tomb of Cleopatra, Phelps vs Shark, Expedition: Back to the Future, Mummies Uncovered, Kings of the Wild, Hitler’s Barracks, The Curse of the Bermuda Triangle… and 75 more titles.
  6. Lifestyle with The Learning Channel: Reality series dealing with lifestyles, family relationships, and personal stories.
  7. Motor with Motortrend: entertainment content focused on car repair, road tests and truck trends. If you like this world, you should also discover the Pluto TV engine channels.
  8. Science and technology with Discovery Science: programs related to all aspects of science, from space and technology to prehistory.
  9. Paranormal: El Mago Pop, Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures, Conspiracies Uncovered, Storming Area 51, Aliens in Alaska, 99 Places to Be Scared, Mysteries of the Missing, Mermaids: Fact or Myth?, Long Island Medium… and up to 60 more titles.
  10. Docuseries and natural history documentaries with the BBC: you will enjoy environmental, nature or wildlife topics.
  11. Cook with the Food Network: healthy eating tips, easy meal recipes, party ideas, cooking techniques from top chefs, and more.
  12. Entertainment based on real life with Discovery Channel: covers scientific, technological and historical themes, including reality shows and pseudoscience.
  13. Relationships: Letters to Santa Claus, Yes I Want That Dress!, Separated at Birth, Breaking Amish, Crimes of Passion, The Putman Family, Giant Lives, Lost In Transition, Heartbreak Island… and 63 more titles.
  14. Trips with the Travel Channel: specialized in series and documentaries on trips around the world, where gastronomy is not lacking.

How to sign up for Discovery Plus

It is necessary to register to be able to enjoy your favorite series and programs. Creating an account on Discovery Plus is very easy, and as soon as you do, you will automatically have access to all of its content.

The registration entails a subscription, you will have to pay obligatorily to be able to enjoy an account. These are the steps you must follow:

  1. Access the Discovery Plus website ( )
  2. Click on the “Subscribe” option that appears on the top right.

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  1. Select the type of subscription that best suits your needs. You can choose between monthly and annual subscription, but in any case you will have to click on “Start your free trial”.

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  1. Enter your personal data to create the account and formalize the registration.

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  1. Complete the purchase process by choosing a payment method and adding the corresponding billing information.

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  1. Once you have confirmed the payment , your Discovery Plus subscription will be ready to enjoy.

Discovery Plus price

How much will the subscription cost me? It is one of the most important questions for all consumers and surely you are asking yourself. In Spain , the monthly subscription costs 3.99 euros per month and the annual subscription costs 35.99 euros per year .

You should know that both plans offer the same features : exclusive content, HD video quality, playback on multiple devices, continue with any program where you left off and save your favorite series in a list.

In addition, you can try it for seven days without any commitment , an offer only available to new subscribers. Of course, check the dates and cancel the subscription on time , because otherwise it will be automatically renewed and you will be charged the price of one month (3.99 euros).

All subscriptions renew automatically, with no commitment to stay , so you can stop the automatic renewal whenever you feel like it. Make sure you’ve opted out of auto-renew at least 24 hours before your regular renewal date.

In any case, remember that even if you cancel the subscription, you will be able to enjoy the contents of Discovery Plus during the paid period . In other words, if you have a monthly subscription with a renewal date of April 25 and you decide to unsubscribe on April 16, you will still be able to enjoy the platform for the remaining days.

Devices where to watch Discovery Plus

You can download the official application on your smartphone, tablet or PC from the official stores . Also, if you have a device with an Android/iOS operating system, you have the facility to buy your subscription directly from the app.

It is also compatible with multiple Smart TVs , and in case you do not have a smart TV, you can connect it through HDMI devices and media players . And if video game consoles are your thing, you have several possibilities.

There are multiple possibilities to enjoy Discovery Plus. However, you always have the option to access your website directly from any browser .

  1. Android app (from Google Play).


  1. iOS app (from the Apple Store).


  1. Samsung Smart TV (2017 onwards).
  2. Televisions with Android TV.
  3. Televisions with Google TV.
  4. Amazon FireTV.


  1. Amazon Fire HD.
  2. Roku.


  1. Chrome cast. If you don’t know how to do it, here’s how to set up Chromecast.
  2. Playstation 4.
  3. playstation 5
  4. Xbox One.
  5. Xbox Series X.
  6. Xbox Series S.

In addition, you can enjoy Discovery Plus through special packages offered by some telephone companies. At Vodafone, the “Documentary Pack” is available , which also includes National Geographic, among others, with any unlimited rate and for 8 euros per month .

Discovery Plus USA catalog and price

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Discovery Plus prices may vary depending on where in the world you subscribe from. In the United States, for example, they have the option to choose between a monthly fee of $4.99 with ads , or a version without ads for $6.99 per month .

This is something that other platforms are going to start doing: Disney Plus will launch a cheaper subscription with ads. As for the content catalog available on Discovery Plus USA, something similar happens to the price issue, and that is that some sections are somewhat different .

We recommend you dive through each of them and discover everything they offer, but in the meantime, here you can see the main categories:

  1. Binge : includes both classic and current hit shows, with the great advantage that you can enjoy them from start to finish.
  2. Browse – Covers all genres from lifestyle and true crime to shows related to home improvement, food, adventure and much more.
  3. Watch – Enjoy the most popular TV brands. Here you’ll find Home & Garden Television (HGTV), Discovery Channel, Food Network, The Learning Channel (TLC), Animal Planet, and Investigation Discovery (ID), among many others.
  4. Find : the ideal section to keep up to date with the latest releases. The perfect combination of series that inspire, inform and entertain.
  5. Stream – You’ll be able to stream content from the BBC Natural History Collections, the BBC’s award-winning natural history collection.
  6. Enjoy – Enjoy documentaries of your favorite personalities, plus amazing new faces.
  7. Can’t-Miss – Dedicated to Discovery Original Productions. New and exciting series that you won’t find anywhere else.

Other alternatives to Discovery Plus

Who does not know Netflix, HBO and Disney + at this point in the digital age, does not live on planet Earth. They need little introduction, because any of the three fashion platforms are great alternatives to Discovery Plus. The bad news is that they are paid .

Netflix, HBO and Disney Plus

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As each master has his booklet, today we tell you how to get Netflix very cheap and we also give you some tricks to get HBO for free. Write down all the steps well, they are totally legal and very easy to follow. And if you want more discounts, we remind you that Disney Plus will launch a cheaper subscription with ads.

Amazon Prime Video

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Although it is somewhat less known than the previous ones, Amazon Prime Video is one of the best platforms on the scene. It is completely free for those who have a Prime subscription on Amazon . If you want to know how to sign up for Amazon Prime or have problems linking Amazon Prime Video, here we explain how you can do it.


Movie fans, you can’t stop exploring Paramount+. It is a paid streaming service that concentrates the main films and series of the American conglomerate. It brings together content from Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and many more channels that we reveal to you in the Paramount+ catalog.


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If you cannot afford to pay for a subscription, or you are not convinced by the content of the previous ones, we have two free platforms perfect for you. Both have the added convenience of no registration required, they are compatible with multiple devices and the only drawback is that you will have to put up with a few ad runs.

One of them is Distro TV, another alternative that offers live and on-demand content spread over more than 150 channels , including categories in Spanish.

pluto tv

On the other hand we have Pluto TV. It is the first free online television platform that arrived in Spain, offering 114 channels and a wide catalog of content on demand.

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To finish this article, we will tell you one last surprise: the unification of Discovery Plus and HBO Max. Although there is still time to materialize it, it is estimated that from 2023 the platforms will merge into a single application and you will be able to enjoy all its content. We will be aware of any news and their possible prices.