Discovery’s “GO” Suite of TV Everywhere Apps Now Available on Select Samsung Connected TVs
New York, NY – Discovery, Inc. and Samsung today announced the availability of Discovery’s suite of TV Everywhere “GO” apps on select Samsung Smart TVs. Discovery GO, Animal Planet GO, TLC GO, SCI GO, and Investigation Discovery GO are all currently available on Samsung Smart TVs, with completely new HGTV and Food Network apps, as well as additional networks, launching on the platform shortly.
Discovery’s “GO” suite of offerings is the company’s award-winning TV everywhere streaming service, connecting fans across the U.S. with live and on-demand programming and original programming, as well as offering pre-premieres and same-day access to their favorite shows and characters. The long-form content partnership between Discovery and Samsung expands this offering to more connected devices and brings more than 15,000 episodes of Discovery’s world-class programming to more viewers across all screens. Discovery and Samsung worked together to ensure the content within the “GO” suite is easily accessible to all viewers, including those with visual, physical or age-related limitations.
“Discovery’s iconic content is a big hit on connected devices and we are thrilled to be able to connect with even more viewers via Samsung’s Smart TVs,” says Karen Leever, EVP and GM of Digital Media, Discovery. “Samsung Smart TVs provide an ideal platform for superfans to catch up with and tune into their favorite Discovery series anytime, anywhere.”
“We are excited to partner with Discovery to offer our customers more options to instantly access quality, family-friendly programming on their Samsung Smart TVs,” said Salek Brodsky, Vice President of Content and Services for Samsung Electronics. “With the integration of Discovery’s TV Everywhere “GO” apps, we’re able to expand our Smart TV platform even further and cater to Discovery’s dedicated audience, all while delivering their latest and greatest shows in stunning picture quality.”
Discovery’s suite of TV Everywhere GO apps launched in 2016 and are also available on Roku, Apple TV, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Xbox One.
Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media and a strategic alliance with the PGA Tour to create the Global Home of Golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Turbo/Velocity, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit www.corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.
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