Streaming and channel deal: Fetch TV and Discovery renew long-term partnership


Fetch offers viewers the broadest range of content from Discovery, Inc. with eight premium channels

Entertainment platform Fetch TV and Discovery, Inc. have announced a long-term extension of their channel partnership agreement, covering Discovery’s complete suite of eight channels – Discovery, Discovery Turbo, Investigation Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Travel Channel and Food Network.

Sam Hall, Fetch TV chief content and commercial officer said: “We are delighted to continue our long relationship with Discovery Inc, delivering Fetch subscribers eight channels with much-loved content including Outback Opal Hunters (above), Aussie Gold Hunters, and Crikey, It’s the Irwin’s.

“Channels remain an important and compelling part of the Fetch content aggregation model, and with this latest deal coming on the back of recent long-term renewals with BBC, ViacomCBS and NBCU, Fetch continues to bring our audience an extensive range of high-quality channels from the very best content providers around the globe.”

Discovery senior vice president and general manager, Australia, New Zealand & Pacific

Islands, Glen Kyne, said: “We’re incredibly pleased to renew our partnership with Fetch and continue to provide Australians with the shows they know and love, including the best of Discovery’s factual, reality, documentary and lifestyle content.

“We have a strong relationship with Fetch and this agreement ensures this will continue into the future.”


Fetch subscribers can view premium documentary, lifestyle and entertainment content from Discovery, live or on-demand, on TV and on the Fetch Mobi App, with “start over” available for the majority of linear channel programs.

The Discovery Inc. channels are available in the Fetch Ultimate pack with 48 channels for $20 per month, and in the Fetch $6 per month ‘Skinny’ Packs, still the same price as when they were introduced over five years ago.

See also: Fetch TV extends deal with NBCUniversal International Networks for five channels

Ho to get Fetch TV

Fetch TV partners with internet service providers Optus, TPG Vodafone (iiNet, Internode, and Westnet), Vocus (Dodo and iPrimus) and Aussie Broadband along with retailers Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi, Bing Lee, and The Good Guys to provide subscribers with an entertainment service delivered to the TV over a broadband connection to a set-top box. In addition to a 1 terabyte personal video recorder for recording TV, the content line-up includes an in-home movie store with over 9,500 titles including the latest new releases, a TV store with leading TV shows to purchase, leading SVOD services Netflix, Stan, Amazon Prime Video, Britbox, Paramount+, hayu and more, free to air and subscription catch-up TV services, Pay per View access to UFC, apps including YouTube, as well as the option to add subscription entertainment channel packs from major content providers.


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