SiriusXM’s Platinum VIP subscribers can get a 12-month subscription to discovery+; Three months of discovery+ to be available with other SiriusXM subscriptions
NEW YORK – December 15, 2021 – SiriusXM and Discovery, Inc. today announced that they are teaming up to create more value and more choice for consumers with subscription offers that deliver the best content from both companies.
Eligible new and existing subscribers to SiriusXM’s Platinum VIP plan will have the opportunity to activate, courtesy of SiriusXM, a complimentary 12-month subscription to discovery+, the definitive non-fiction, real-life subscription streaming service. Platinum VIP is SiriusXM’s newest and most comprehensive subscription tier, and includes access to SiriusXM in up to two vehicles, up to two SXM App logins, as well as several other exclusive benefits. The added perk of a discovery+ streaming subscription will become available for existing Platinum VIP subscribers starting December 16. For more information on SiriusXM’s Platinum VIP subscription visit: https://www.siriusxm.com/
SiriusXM will also be offering special promotions that give eligible new subscribers to its Platinum, Music and Entertainment, and Streaming Platinum packages, and eligible existing subscribers who upgrade to one of these packages, a complimentary three-month subscription to discovery+, courtesy of SiriusXM.
This month, discovery+ subscribers will find holiday-themed programming from the brands they love including The Pioneer Woman’s Hometown: Holiday Themes and True Crime special Fruitcake Fraud, in addition to new series such as Discovering David Dobrik, Drew’s Dream Car with Drew Scott and Ant Anstead, My Dream Kitchen with Giada de Laurentiis and Carla Hall, and a new season of Hometown: Ben’s Workshop. discovery+ subscribers can also watch favorites such as Bobby and Giada in Italy, Magnolia Table, American Detective with Lt. Joe Kenda, and series and spinoffs from the 90 Day Universe.
“We are excited to offer access to discovery+ with our SiriusXM subscription plans,” said Richard Beatty, SiriusXM’s Chief Subscription Revenue Officer. “discovery+ is the streaming home to so many major entertainment personalities and brands – Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network, Food Network, TLC, Animal Planet and Shark Week – that resonate with so many people across the country. It is the perfect complementary streaming video service for our diverse audio entertainment platform.”
“Through this synergistic collaboration with SiriusXM, we are able to provide more consumers with access to everything discovery+ has to offer,” said Lisa Holme, Group SVP, Content & Commercial Strategy, Discovery. “SiriusXM shares our goal of delighting viewers with compelling storytelling, and through this new subscription offering we can continue to reach more audiences.”
discovery+ offers 60,000 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 more than 200 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 selection of nature and environmental programming, headlined by exclusive streaming access to the largest collection of natural history from the BBC.
discovery+ is available in the U.S. starting at $4.99 per month, with an ad-free version available for $6.99 per month.
SiriusXM’s Platinum and Platinum VIP level subscriptions include all of the content SiriusXM offers listeners – more than 300 channels. These include Howard Stern’s two exclusive channels, live games and events from every major professional sport as well as hundreds of college games, an unparalleled selection of ad-free music channels covering every genre, plus entertainment, news, comedy and more.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment and podcasts. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM’s subsidiaries Stitcher, Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales organization, which operates as SXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers. For more about SiriusXM, please go to: www.siriusxm.com.
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 nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, 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 corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.