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discovery+ Expands U.S. Availability


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Discovery, Inc. has partnered with LG Electronics USA to launch discovery+ on LG Smart TVs in the U.S.

U.S. LG customers now have access to the 60,000 episodes of current and classic shows from Discovery’s portfolio of networks on discovery+. They can access discovery+ on the TV’s webOS platform.

The launch is in time for LG customers to access the premiere of Introducing Selma Blair and discovery+’s “Ghostober,” featuring Halloween-themed series and specials all October.

“We are thrilled to expand the availability of discovery+ and provide LG customers a direct and easy way to stream our much-loved brands, series and talent,” said Gabriel Sauerhoff, senior VP of digital distribution and commercial partnerships at Discovery, Inc. “The announcement of discovery+ on LG Smart TVs builds upon our existing relationship with a valued partner, and we look forward to the continued growth of discovery+ and reaching more fans around the world.”

“The arrival of the discovery+ app on LG Smart TVs delivers a new range of premium, educational and inspiring content to LG TV owners,” said Peggy Ang, LG’s VP of marketing. “LG Smart TVs truly elevate the home entertainment experience with access to the most anticipated and sought-after content delivered with critically-acclaimed picture quality the way the creators intended it to be seen. We are proud to partner with discovery+ to bring this content to LG TV owners.”








About Jamie Stalcup

Jamie Stalcup is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at jstalcup@worldscreen.com.

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