DISCOVERY+ STRIKES LICENSING DEAL WITH NBCUNIVERSAL GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION, EXPANDING PLATFORM'S EXPANSIVE NONFICTION CONTENT LIBRARY
Episodes of The Biggest Loser, Flipping Out, American Ninja Warrior, Top Chef Canada, The Real Housewives of Cheshire, The Real Housewives of Johannesburg, The Real Housewives of Melbourne, WAGS Atlanta, WAGS LA, WAGS Miami and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy will be available to stream on discovery+ in the U.S.
(LOS ANGELES) - Today, discovery+, the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service from Discovery, Inc., announced a licensing deal with NBCUniversal Global Distribution, which will provide the platform with a suite of iconic series, premiering in the U.S. throughout the month of January.
The hit, fan-favorite NBCUniversal titles coming to discovery+ are "The Biggest Loser," "Flipping Out," "American Ninja Warrior," "Top Chef Canada," "The Real Housewives of Cheshire," "The Real Housewives of Johannesburg," "The Real Housewives of Melbourne," "WAGS Atlanta," "WAGS LA," "WAGS Miami" and "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." These series join the robust lineup of discovery+ Originals, as well as premieres from TV's most popular real-life brands (TLC, ID, Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network).
"As we continue to expand the discovery+ catalog with premium programming, these titles from NBCUniversal give our subscribers even more to love, truly offering something for everyone," said Lisa Holme, Group SVP of Content and Commercial Strategy for Discovery. "discovery+ is the go-to destination for unscripted content for viewers across all genres, and this partnership furthers our mission to provide the best in entertainment."
Programming premiere dates in the US are:
· "The Biggest Loser (Reboot)" - Season 1 (Friday, January 7)
· "Flipping Out" - Seasons 7-11 (Wednesday, January 12)
· "American Ninja Warrior" - Season 12 (Wednesday, January 12)
· "Top Chef Canada" - Seasons 6-7 (Wednesday, January 12)
· "The Real Housewives of Cheshire" - Seasons 1-10 (Saturday, January 15)
· "The Real Housewives of Johannesburg" - Seasons 1-2 (Wednesday, January 19)
· "The Real Housewives of Melbourne" - Seasons 1-2 (Wednesday, January 19)
· "WAGS Atlanta" - Season 1 (Saturday, January 22)
· "WAGS LA" - Seasons 1-3 (Saturday, January 22)
· "WAGS Miami" - Seasons 1-2 (Saturday, January 22)
· "The Biggest Loser" - Season 17 (Tuesday, January 25)
· "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" - Seasons 1-4 (Tuesday, January 25)
discovery+ is the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service. discovery+ has the largest-ever content offering of any new streaming service at launch, featuring a wide range of exclusive, original series across popular, passion verticals in which Discovery brands have a strong leadership position, including lifestyle and relationships; home and food; true crime; paranormal; adventure and natural history; as well as science, tech and the environment, and a slate of high-quality documentaries. For more, visit discoveryplus.com or find it on a variety of platforms and devices, including ones from Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Roku and Samsung.
About NBCUniversal Global Distribution
NBCUniversal Global Distribution is responsible for the licensing and distribution of NBCUniversal product to all forms of television and new media platforms in the U.S., Canada and in over 200 territories internationally. NBCUniversal's content portfolio includes a vast and diverse library of more than 5,300 feature films and 120,000 television episodes, including current and classic titles, non-scripted programming, kids, sports, news, long-form and short-form programming from Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Television, UCP, NBCUniversal International Studios, Sky Studios, NBC Late Night properties, DreamWorks Animation, Telemundo, and more, as well as locally produced content from around the world. Global Distribution is a division of Comcast NBCUniversal.