Hulu with Live TV adds Discovery Networks programming to its core and add-on packages

TechCrunch | 11/29/2018 | Staff
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In September, Hulu and Discovery announced a partnership for live and on-demand programming that would see Discovery’s content coming to Hulu’s streaming service. Today, as promised, those channels are going live with the launch of Discovery Networks programming across all of Hulu with Live TV packages.

That means Hulu with Live TV subscribers will now have access to five new channels in the core package, including Discovery, TLC, Motortrend, Animal Planet, and ID. This is the first time the content from these networks has been available live on Hulu’s service.

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Hulu’s on-demand service subscription plan, however, offers a number of library episodes from the networks, including shows from Food Network, TLC, and HGTV.

In addition to the expansion of the core package, Hulu’s new add-on bundles focused on Entertainment and Spanish programming are being expanded with Discovery Networks content, as well.

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Earlier this month, Hulu announced the launch of these two new add-ons, which are small bundles of channels subscribers can opt to add on top of their core package. The $4.99 per month “Español” add-on, for example, offers live news and sports networks, including ESPN Deportes, NBC Universo, CNN En Español and History Channel En Español.

Now, it will include Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia, as a result of the Hulu-Discovery partnership.

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Meanwhile, the $7.99 per month Entertainment add-on has been offering...
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