discovery+ app coming to VIZIO SmartCast TVs

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 
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discovery+ is Coming to VIZIO SmartCast®

  • SmartCast Users Will Soon Be Able to Tune Into discovery+ Directly on Their SmartCast TVs

IRVINE, Calif. — Discovery, Inc. and VIZIO today announced that discovery+, the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service, will be available on VIZIO SmartCast by September. Millions of viewers across America will soon have access to the highly anticipated discovery+ app on their VIZIO Smart TVs.

discovery+ offers the most comprehensive collection of real-life programming available anywhere, with more than 55,000 episodes of current and classic shows from Discovery’s iconic portfolio of networks, including HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Magnolia Network, as well as hundreds of discovery+ original titles and hundreds of hours of exclusive content. Additionally, the service offers top non-fiction content from A&E, The HISTORY Channel and Lifetime, as well as the definitive offering of nature and environmental programming, headlined by exclusive streaming access to the largest collection of natural history from the BBC.

“We take great pride in providing our customers with access to a wide variety of programming that is easy to search and discover across a wealth of categories like lifestyle, entertainment, sports and news. We are thrilled to welcome discovery+ to SmartCast. With a vast array of content to tune into, there is something for everyone,” said Mike O’Donnell, Chief Revenue Officer, Platform+ at VIZIO.

“We remain committed to offering discovery+ to fans across all devices and platforms and providing them with an unparalleled consumer experience,” said Gabriel Sauerhoff, SVP, Digital Distribution and Commercial Partnerships at Discovery, Inc. “This new partnership with VIZIO allows us to expand the reach of all of Discovery’s digital properties to even more of our dedicated viewers on SmartCast.”

discovery+ will join a list of fan-favorite streaming services like Apple TV+, Disney+, Hulu, Netflix, Peacock and Prime Video already available on VIZIO SmartCast. VIZIO SmartCast also includes support for Apple AirPlay 2 & Chromecast built-in, allowing viewers to stream, control, and share content from their phone, tablet, or laptop directly onto the big screen. VIZIO is continuously enhancing the platform with new features and content, so users have endless entertainment options.

discovery+ provides customers with a wide range of exclusive, original series across popular, passion verticals in which Discovery brands have a strong leadership position, including lifestyle and relationships; home and food; true crime; paranormal; adventure and natural history; as well as science, tech and the environment, and a slate of high-quality documentaries. For more, visit or find it on a variety of platforms and devices, including ones from Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Roku, Comcast and Samsung.

Links: VIZIO; Discovery, Inc