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Discovery Channel, TLC and More are Now on Sling TV

If you’re a loyal fan of Discovery’s immersive, inspiring programming, we’ve got great news for you: today, Sling TV launched nine Discovery networks, including Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery (ID) and more. And, since we’re committed to providing you choice and control over your TV experience, we’ve added Discovery networks to various base and Extra offerings, so you can choose the right services for you based on your interests.

Discovery networks bring popular domestic and Spanish-language channels and diverse content for all age groups to Sling TV, and pricing for all service offerings remains the same. Plus, Sling TV will continue to add Discovery titles to its on-demand library in the future.

Sling Orange and/or Sling Blue

If you’re a Sling Orange and/or Sling Blue customer, you’ll now have access to the below channels:

  • Discovery Channel – Available in Sling Blue, Discovery Channel illustrates the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement and features high quality shows like “Gold Rush” and “Alaska: The Last Frontier.”
  • TLC – Available in Sling Blue, TLC engages and entertains with insightful programming that transports you into the authentic lives of real-life extraordinary characters they can learn from. You can now watch shows like “90 Day Fiance” and “The Little Couple” on TLC.
  • Investigation Discovery (ID) – Available in Sling Orange and Sling Blue, ID provides in-depth documentaries and series like “Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda” and “People Magazine Investigates.”
  • MotorTrend (formerly Velocity) – Available in Sling Orange, MotorTrend reveals the people and the stories behind the machines and takes you for an epic ride. You can now watch shows like “Wheeler Dealers” on MotorTrend.

Sling Extras

If you subscribe to Heartland Extra and/or News Extra, you’ll now have access to the below channels:

  • American Heroes Channel – Available in the Heartland Extra, American Heroes Channel showcases military battles and iconic people, and features shows like “World War II: Witness to War.”
  • Destination America – Available in the Heartland Extra, Destination America is the only network to celebrate the people, places, and stories of the United States with shows like “Ghost Brothers.”
  • Science Channel – Available in News Extras, Science Channel immerses you in the incredible possibilities of science, from string theory and futuristic cities to accidental discoveries and outrageous inventions. Subscribers of News Extras can view shows like “Mythical Beasts” on Science Channel.

Best of Spanish TV

If you subscribe to the Best of Spanish TV standalone or add-on service, you’ll now have access to the below channels:

  • Discovery en Español – Discovery en Español provides quality Spanish-language programming focusing on bold storytelling across core genres including adventure, ingenuity, natural history, investigation and current affairs. You can now watch programs like “Mexicanicos,” “Clandestino” and “Alaska: Hombres Primitivos.”
  • Discovery Familia – Discovery Familia is a Spanish-language network dedicated to Hispanic women and the things that matter in their lives. During the day, the Discovery Kids block provides a safe environment for children with entertaining programming, and in the evening, the channel offers programming for women, focusing on topics such as home décor, food, health, beauty and family. Discovery Familia features shows like “Vestido de Novia,” “Los Busby” and “Remodelación en Pareja.”

If you’re already a Sling TV customer who subscribes to an eligible service, you’ll automatically see select Discovery networks available in your Sling TV guide. New customers can start streaming Discovery networks by signing up for a 7-day free trial of Sling TV at

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Sling Staff