Key Takeaway

  • There is no standalone app for the Discovery channel.
  • Add Discovery Plus on Roku: Go to home screen >> Streaming Channels >> Search Channels >> Search Discovery Plus > Select Discovery Plus >> Add Channel >> OK >> Go to Channel

Discovery Channel or Discovery is a popular American TV channel that streams popular shows like Top Gear, Deadliest catch, Naked and Afraid, Gold Rush, Alaskan Rush, and more. Moreover, you also have the option to stream the Discovery channel anytime and anywhere using popular streaming devices like Roku.

Can you get Discovery Channel on Roku

Discovery Channel itself doesn’t have an official app in the Channel Store that you can download. However, you can access the Discovery channel by installing the Discovery Plus app on Roku.

How Much is Discovery Channel on Roku

You need to get a subscription to Discovery Plus to stream the Discovery channel. Moreover, Discovery Plus offers two subscription plans. They are:

  • Monthly Plan (With Ads): $4.99 per month
  • Monthly Plan ( Without Ads): $6.99 per month

How to Sign Up for Discovery Plus

1. Open a web browser on your smartphone or computer and go to the official website of Discovery Plus.

Go to the Discovery Channel website

2. Click on the Start Free Trial button and choose the subscription plan you want to get.

3. Next, click on the Continue button and also type in your username and password.

4. Click on Agree and Continue button and then go to the Terms and Conditions page.

5. Next, enter your payment credentials and complete the payment process.

After that, your Discovery Plus subscription will get activated.

How to Get the Discovery Channel on Roku With Discovery Plus

1. From the Roku home screen, click on Streaming Channels.

Click on Streaming Channels

2. Next, scroll down and select the Search Channels option.

Search for Discovery Channel on Roku

3. Search for Discovery Plus using the virtual keyboard and select the same from the search results.

4. Next, click on the Add Channel button to start the adding process.

5. Wait till the adding process to complete.

6. Once the adding process is completed, select the OK button from the prompt.

7. After that, choose the Go to Channel option to launch the Discovery Plus channel.

How to Sign In to Discovery Plus and Watch the Discovery Channel on Roku

1. Initially, open the Discovery Plus app on your Roku.

2. Click on the Sign in or Log In button.

3. Enter your subscription credentials to log in to your account.

4. After that, the browser for the Discovery channel shows and enjoy streaming them on your Roku.

Stream Discovery Channel on Roku

How to Watch Discovery Channel on Roku Without Cable

The following are some of the popular live TV streaming services that offer the Discovery channel.

Sling TV

Sling TV - Discovery Channel on Roku

Sling TV is a popular subscription-based live TV streaming service with an exciting collection of TV channels. Moreover, it offers the Discovery channel with its Sling Orange Plan at $35 per month and Sling Orange+Blue plan at $50 per month.



Philo is an affordable streaming service that you can subscribe to stream the Discovery channel. The Philo subscription will only cost you $25 per month. Moreover, you will be eligible to receive a 7-day free trial if you are a new subscriber. Additionally, you will receive unlimited cloud DVR storage to record your favorite shows.


fuboTV - Discovery Channel on Roku

fuboTV is a premium live TV streaming service on which you can find the best collection of sports channels. It is also the right destination to access Discovery Channel. There are two different subscription plans on this service which stream Discovery Channel. On these plans, you can enjoy between 100 and 150 TV channels. Also, you can get a 7-day free trial on this service.

  • fubo Pro: $69.99 per month
  • fubo Elite: $79.99 per month

YouTube TV

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is another option to stream Discovery Channel. The YouTube TV subscription will cost you $64.99 per month. This gives you 75+ live TV channels, including Discovery Channel. Moreover, you can record shows from your service as it offers unlimited cloud DVR space.

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream - Discovery Channel on Roku

DirecTV Stream is another important live TV streaming service on which you can watch Discovery Channel. It has four different subscription plans, which include Discovery Channel. You can enjoy up to 140 channels with these subscription packages.

  • DirecTV Stream Entertainment: $69.99 per month
  • DirecTV Stream Choice: $89.99 per month
  • DirecTV Stream Ultimate: $104.99 per month
  • DirecTV Stream Premier: $149.99 per month

So, these are all the popular live Tv streaming services that will help you in streaming the Discovery Channel.