Discovery has announced the Discovery Plus January 2023 premieres. discovery+ is the definitive non-fiction subscription streaming service from Warner Bros. Discovery.
In addition to the Discovery Plus January 2023 lineup, discovery+ recently launched offline downloads in the U.S., for discovery+ (Ad-Free) customers only, on iOS, Android, and FireTablet making it easier for users to continue watching fan favorite shows like House of Hammer, Fixer Upper, and 90 Day Fiancé, while traveling, commuting, or in an area without internet connection.
discovery+ features a wide range of exclusive, original series across popular passion verticals, 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.
In the U.S., discover+ offers more than 55,000 episodes all in one place, with over 2,500 current and classic shows from Discovery’s iconic portfolio of networks, including HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel and Animal Planet.
DISCOVERY PLUS JANUARY 2023 PREMIERES
AVAILABLE DECEMBER 28
The Nature Conservancy Presents Eat Ugly
Driven by her passion for advancing conservation around the world, “Eat Ugly” sees Dr. Wear travel from New Orleans to New York City, and San Francisco to rural Georgia, exploring options to eat more sustainably and waste less, reducing the production of greenhouse gasses, helping to maintain equilibrium in populations, sustaining marine ecosystems and minimizing food waste.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 1
A Father’s Nightmare
Matt, a grieving widower, becomes suspicious of his rebellious college-aged daughter’s manipulative roommate. Will Matt figure out what’s really going on before it’s too late?
A Sister’s Secret
After losing her twin brother to suicide, a woman blames her brother’s ex-girlfriend and plans to take her revenge.
Annie faces a crisis when her husband leaves their Amish world to live among “normal Americans,” or the “English” as the Amish dub them. But things turn even more dire when her husband returns to seek custody of their son and is willing to do whatever it takes to get what he wants.
Baby Monitor Murders
When Cassie Temple returns home the summer before her senior year of college, she’s expecting to be bored after her music internship falls through. She accepts a job as a babysitter.
Eighteen-year-old Skylar Madison is obsessed with managing the online social media “influencer” careers of her fellow classmates and will stop at nothing to achieve her goals. That includes murder.
Having already gotten away with killing the most popular girl in her school, Skylar now turns her sights on managing the career of seventeen-year-old Jessica Lake, the new girl in class and an up-and-coming fashion video blogger.
Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal
The love story of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle continues as they navigate their first year of marriage. The couple’s core values are put to the test as they try to find the balance between honoring royal tradition and staying true to their beliefs.
Her Secret Family Killer
Sarah’s friend Victoria gives her a genetic testing kit. But that night, Victoria is killed. As their homicide case runs cold, the police decide to run the killer’s DNA and discover that someone related to Sarah killed her friend.
Into the Arms of Danger
A 17-year-old Jenny gets into a car accident on a desolate stretch of road. Her call for help is answered by a pair of EMTs. But once she is locked in the back of the ambulance, she discovers her “rescuers” are not really paramedics.
Mommy’s Little Princess
After a tough eight years living with her drug addicted mother, ten-year-old Lizzy is adopted by an amazing career woman Juliana and her boyfriend Greg. Hoping to help Lizzy learn more about who she is, Julianna buys Lizzy an online genetics test and they discover that Lizzy is related to a royal German family.
Finally feeling truly special for the first time, Lizzy begins to change from the sweet girl Julianna adopted to an entitled, angry child. As Lizzy’s unhealthy fascination with being a princess grows, the girl begins to lose her sanity, blurring fantasy and reality.
My Nightmare Landlord
The Nightmare Landlord follows Lydia as she moves into a new apartment after breaking up with her long-term boyfriend, finding herself more and more isolated as her apartment manager becomes obsessed with her.
The Wrong Stepmother
Michael lost his wife a few years back and now lives alone with his two daughters, Lily and Nicole. This all changes when he meets his new girlfriend, Maddie. As Lily gets to know Maddie, she becomes more and more suspicious of the woman who is always there with a helpful hand.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 5
Emmy and Peabody winning directors Gédéon and Jules Naudet (“9/11,” “November 13: Attack on Paris,” “The Presidents Gatekeepers”) examine January 6th from the unique perspective of the heroes, first responders, and survivors of the attack. It’s an apolitical story of resilience and bravery.
January 6th features Speaker Nancy Pelosi, DC Police Chief Robert J. Contee III, Congresswoman Liz Cheney, and over 50 Senators, Representatives, staffers from both sides of the aisle, and police officers as they reveal their first-hand experience of the attack. It is the only documentary for which the Capitol and Metropolitan Police Departments granted full access to their officers.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 11
This is Life with Lisa Ling
This is Life with Lisa Ling returns for a ninth season with award-winning journalist and author Lisa Ling as she ventures to the far corners of America, exploring communities that are often unknown or misunderstood. In this series, produced by Part2 Pictures, Ling investigates some of our country’s most pressing issues and uncovers some surprising solutions along the way.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 18
Real Life Nightmare
The Real Life Nightmare presents stories of unsolved cases and unexplained deaths that continue to baffle investigators and horrify those left behind.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 20
Kindred Spirits Season 7
Paranormal investigators Amy Bruni, Adam Berry and psychic medium Chip Coffey return to Travel Channel and discovery+ with 10 new one-hour episodes of Kindred Spirits premiering Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. These intrepid investigators help people who are tormented by the dead by settling spirit activity, capturing evidence and bringing closure to each location they visit.
Utilizing several tools to communicate with spirits, Bruni, Berry and Coffey will discover shocking stories by visiting some of America’s most haunted homes and historic sites. During their emotional and terrifying investigations, this all-star paranormal team captures evidence, settles spirit activity and brings closure to each location they visit.
“Broken Spirits” – Premieres Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+
Bruni, Berry and Coffey visit a former poorhouse in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, where rumors of torture tarnish an already dreadful history. The facility is now a cultural center, but intense paranormal activity terrifies employees and guests. Can the team rectify the horrors of the past and bring peace to this haunted place?
“What Lies Below” – Premieres Friday, January 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+
Bruni, Berry and Coffey are called to the haunted town of Palmyra, New York, to investigate aggressive paranormal activity at a museum. Has a recent fire triggered a family of spirits? Or is the ghost of a barbaric doctor behind the haunting?
“Beware the Occult” – Premieres Friday, February 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+
Bruni, Berry and Coffey undertake a case of biblical proportions when a distressed widow calls for help after an explosion of paranormal activity in her home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Are spirits attached to an old family bible, or is her late husband to blame for the haunting?
“Ghost Ships” – Premieres Friday, February 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+
Bruni, Berry and Coffey investigate a freighter that once sailed the Great Lakes and now serves as a floating museum in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Something lurks onboard the massive ship, and it’s becoming more aggressive. Could the ghostly activity be tied to artifacts from one of the worst shipwrecks in American history?
“The Angry Ghost”– Premieres Friday, February 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+
Bruni, Berry and Coffey answer a desperate family’s plea for help in Albion, New York. Dark apparitions are showing extreme aggression in their home, scratching and attacking all who live there. Can the team get to the bottom of who is haunting the house?
“Ghost Wars”– Premieres Friday, February 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+
Bruni, Berry and Coffey go to Providence, Rhode Island, to investigate a haunted library that began displaying paranormal activity decades ago. Books fly from shelves, objects launch off desks and names are called out in the night. The spirits seem angry, but why?
“Living With the Dead” – Premieres Friday, March 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+
Bruni, Berry and Coffey rush to Raynham, Massachusetts, to help a family in need. An aggressive spirit lives in their home and will not leave them alone. The haunting is so bad that they’ve sealed off part of the house to contain it. Can the team find answers before it’s too late?
“Shadow in the Night” – Premieres Friday, March 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+
Bruni, Berry and Coffey help a mother and her children who are haunted by a terrifying shadow figure. The family fears it might have entered their home in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, through a portal, but could the entity be tied to a nearby penitentiary? The team is determined to find out.
“The Undertaker’s Return” – Premieres Friday, March 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+
Bruni, Berry and Coffey embark on a horrifying case in world-famous Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. They investigate a home haunted by an eerie shrouded figure that seems to have an obsession with the caretaker. Who is this spirit? And is the caretaker safe?
“The Country Club Murders” – Premieres Friday, March 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+
Bruni, Berry and Coffey visit a country club in Beckley, West Virginia, notorious for an unsolved double homicide on a secluded lovers’ lane. Do the murdered lovebirds now haunt the halls of this grand establishment? Or is there something more sinister at play?
AVAILABLE JANUARY 30
Prisoner of the Prophet
Briell, the 65th wife of prophet Warren Jeffs, details her time living — and surviving — in the FLDS Church. Briell’s story exposes the darkest secrets of the polygamist cult.
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded Vital Thrills in 2018 to cover the latest streaming, movie, TV, and video game news. Mirko previously created the websites ComingSoon, Spider-Man Hype!, SuperHeroHype, and ShockTillYouDrop.