Discovery’s president and CEO, David Zaslav, revealed on Wednesday that the streaming platform will release over 55,000 episodes and more original series than any other SVOD service to date. One of the key aspects to remove from Zaslav’s presentation is that Discovery + focuses on scriptless TV, unlike Disney +, Netflix, Amazon, and HBO Max, which also offer script series.“With discovery +, we seize the global opportunity to become the world’s most trusted product for unscripted storytelling, a lasting lifestyle and reality that is valuable to home and mobile consumers. We offer clear, clear and differentiated products across the vertical market, ”explains Zaslav. “We believe that discovery + is a perfect complement to our entire streaming portfolio, and we’re never more excited to partner with Verizon to bring this amazing content to our customer base.”
At launch, Discovery will follow in the footsteps of Disney Plus and offer Verizon Wireless customers a free selection plan for discovery + for up to 12 months (click here for more information). For the exclusive original unscripted series, Zaslav promised over 1,000 hours of unique content in the first year of the steamer.
One of the shows that stood out to us was led by comedian Kevin Hart called Route 66. According to Discovery, “Route 66 sees Kevin Hart hitting the road and following America’s famous Route 66 to see what’s happening in the United States. He visits. From Chicago to LA. Take people and places to explore the heart of the United States and bring your friends. “
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