discovery+ (discoveryplus.com/ph), the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service from Discovery, Inc., is now live to all Filipinos, as the company today announced the launch of its direct-to-consumer offering across app stores and platforms in the Philippines.
discovery+ brings Filipinos more than 20,000 episodes of current and classic shows from Discovery’s portfolio of networks, including Discovery Channel, TLC, HGTV, Investigation Discovery, Food Network, Magnolia Network, Travel Channel, Animal Planet, Asian Food Network and more. At launch, the service features more than 100 new and exclusive discovery+ Originals from iconic franchises and personalities, such as Chip and Joanna Gaines, Sir David Attenborough, Joe Kenda, Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis, as well as a growing selection of Korean reality series, including Sing Again and It Takes A Village. A selection of discovery+ Originals now available can be found below.
“The launch of discovery+ builds on more than 25 years of Discovery’s iconic real life brands, loved personalities and larger than life storytelling in the Philippines,” said Tony Qiu, General Manager, East and Southeast Asia, Discovery, Inc. “As one of the world’s fastest developing SVOD markets with a growing appetite for premium content on demand, we are excited to bring Filipinos a differentiated service with unlimited access to Discovery’s iconic global shows, fresh original content and local stories all in one place.”
discovery+ is the exclusive new home to Discovery’s most popular franchises in the Philippines – 90 Day Fiancé, Naked and Afraid, and Ghost Adventures. The service will also bring Filipinos the hit series Drag Race, featuring international adaptations, as well as the highly anticipated Drag Race Philippines in 2022.
For the first time, the extensive library of top true crime content from Investigation Discovery will be available in the Philippines on discovery+, including launch titles Unseamly: The Investigation of Peter Nygård, Signs of a Psychopath, Evil Lives Here and If I Can’t Have You: The Jodi Arias Story. The service also features exclusive content from OWN, the joint venture with Oprah Winfrey, as well as premium shows from Magnolia Network, the multiplatform joint venture with Chip and Joanna Gaines, including Fixer Upper: Welcome Home and Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines.
Additionally, discovery+ offers the definitive collection of nature and environmental programming in the Philippines, headlined by access to the BBC’s largest natural history offering, including Planet Earth and Blue Planet, as well as top non-fiction library content from History Channel, including Pawn Stars, Storage Wars and The Unxplained, and VICE, such as Most Expensivest with 2Chainz and Point Blank. Additional hit international content includes I Can See Your Voice US, MasterChef and The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula, as well as all twelve seasons of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.
discovery+ launches its direct-to-consumer offering in the Philippines with a limited time promotion for all new subscribers of one year’s access for the price of a monthly subscription at just P129. Following the limited time offer, a subscription to discovery+ will be available in the Philippines at P129 per month or P999 per year.
discovery+ is available across multiple platforms, including connected TVs, web, mobile and tablets. Platforms at launch include iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Google devices and platforms, including Android™ phones and tablets, Google TV™ and other Android TV™ OS devices, and Google Chromecast™ and Chromecast built-in™ devices. Each subscription includes up to five user profiles and four concurrent streams.
Under a partnership between Discovery and Globe announced last month, Globe’s customers on select plans can access exclusive, limited time, discovery+ offers. Globe At Home customers who purchase a Globe Streamwatch 2-in-1 Entertainment Box are eligible for a year of access to discovery+ at no additional cost. Globe at Home Prepaid WiFi customers who load HomeSURF999 or HomeSURF1499 via the Globe At Home app are also eligible for this 1-year of access, which can be claimed once per user. Globe, TM and Globe at Home customers are also eligible to purchase one year’s access for P129 instead of the standard price of P999. Customers can visit Globe’s dedicated page to learn more. Launch offers will be supported by high-profile marketing campaigns and promotional activities on both Globe and Discovery owned platforms.
discovery+ makes it easy for subscribers to browse its extensive real life content library, with world class features to create one of the best streaming experiences:
- The “For You” section features shows that are most relevant to the subscriber and provides immediate access to series and shows from across the entire content library; their favorite networks; and interactive hero images on connected TV’s, without ever leaving the home screen.
- For the first time, discovery+ combines the most loved brands in entertainment and makes it easy for subscribers to explore each one with customized “Brand Hubs” that feature the best series, shows and episodes.
- The discovery+ navigation is designed to allow subscribers to dive deep into “Top Genres” including lifestyle, home, food, true crime, adventure, relationships, nature and animals, science and tech, natural history, paranormal and more. Subscribers can easily search across passion verticals and scroll through an abundance of choices.
- The discovery+ “Browse” and “Search” experiences are among its most powerful features. Subscribers can quickly and easily find what they want to watch and take a deep dive into a vast array of content that is instantly filtered by new, trending and timely topics.
discovery+ features a wide range of exclusive series across popular passion verticals, including relationships, food, true crime, and home, to paranormal, nature, Korean reality, and lifestyle.
For more information, visit discoveryplus.com/ph. discovery+ is operated offshore by Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd, a company incorporated in Singapore.