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Discovery Plus: What shows are available?

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Launched in January 2021, the Discovery Plus streaming service boasts a massive and varied media library featuring roughly 55,000 episodes of series from networks including HGTV, OWN, TLC, Food Network, and more. But with so much to choose from, where do you start? Here's a sampling of the shows available on Discovery+ right now.

Discovery+ originals

Discovery+ boasts a lineup up of new shows that air exclusively on the streaming platform. From spinoffs of TLC's popular 90 Day Fiancé to completely new shows centered in true crime, food and home improvement, here are some of the best Discovery+ originals streaming right now.

True Crime

Discovery+ has collected the best of the best in true crime from networks including ID and A&E. Whether you want to look back at old cases or help solve one alongside real detectives, here's a selection of trending true crime shows available on Discovery+.

Food & Home

Discovery+ is the hub for your favorite cooking and home improvement shows. In addition to providing acces to series featuring professional chefs like Bobby Flay and Guy Fieri, the platform is the home for content from Chip and Joanna Gaines' new Magnolia Network. You'll also find the best in home renovations, whether you're spending big or remodeling on a budget. Here are some of the shows you can check out on Discovery+ now.

Science & Technology

Discovery+ also offers a selection of classic and new series for the nerd inside us all. Do you like to bust myths? Do you want to know the science behind the products you use everyday? These shows from networks such as Discovery, Science and AHC will probably do the trick.

Relationships & Lifestyle

Discovery+ is the hub for all the relationship and lifestyle-centered shows you probably consider a guilty pleasure. If you're a fan of TLC's popular docuseries or addicted to all the love-related reality shows on Lifetime, here are some shows you might want to catch up on.

Nature & Animals

Do you love cute animals and protecting the planet? Discovery+ also features a variety of nature docuseries and reality shows that put animals and conservationism at the forefront. Here are a few of the series you can stream right now.

The best Discovery+ has to offer

Discovery+ is a solid service for streamers looking for a bit of everything when it comes to television. From recipes and home improvement to real-life success stories and the science that surrounds us every day, the networks included under the Discovery+ umbrella have you covered.

If you're someone who loves to see how other people in this crazy world navigating life, than any one of the 90 Day spinoffs may be your guilty pleasure. If you're more interested in catching the bad guy, then The First 48 might be more your cup of tea. And if you love animals and are looking for something uplifting to binge, Pit Bulls and Parolees might be the series you didn't know you needed.

It's also worth noting that Discovery+ is also affordable for the amount of content it offers in its media catalog. Specifically, Discovery+ currently offers subscribers to tiers of plans. The basic ad-supported plan costs $5 per month, while the ad-free version costs $7 per month. You can also try either level of subscription by when you sign up for a free trial of Discovery+.

Keegan Prosser is a freelance contributor based in the PNW. When she's not writing about her favorite streaming apps and devices for Android Central, she's listening to a true-crime podcast, creating the perfect playlist for her next road trip, and trying to figure out which fitness tracker she should try next. You can follow her on Twitter @keeganprosser.