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Your favourite Discovery channels are now available in HD – bringing audiences a fresh dose of entertainment, bigger and clearer than ever before.

From Monday 21 May, TLC (DStv Channel 135), Discovery Family (DStv Channel 136) and Investigation Discovery (ID) DStv Channel 171, will be available in HD on DStv, boosting the viewing experience for TLC OMG lovers, ID crime suspense fanatics, and Discovery Family magic shows followers across Africa. The three channels will join Discovery Channel, which is also available in HD.

“At Discovery, we are constantly seeking ways to enable our passionate audiences to explore their world and unlock new experiences. With our entire DStv portfolio available in HD, Discovery fans can now catch their most loved shows in the best quality,” said Amanda Turnbull, Vice President and General Manager, Discovery Africa and the Middle East.

Showcasing the best in meaningful entertainment and reality shows, this June TLC will premiere shows such as Thando Bares All – a new local series which sees Thando Thabethe's sassy, straight-talking style and charismatic personality encourage people to 'open up' and be honest about things they might otherwise be embarrassed to talk about. While Honey Boo Boo’s mum, June Shannon – AKA “Mama June” - is back with all new Mama June: From Not to Hot, and she’s hotter than ever! Then on ID, new series The Golden State Killer: It's Not Over  follows the decades-long case of the real-life bogeyman who stalked the night across four major Californian cities, assaulting over 50 women and killing at least ten people. Lastly, Discovery Family’s presenter Mike Rowe travels around the United States to meet unique men and women as they pursue their incredible passions on Somebody's Gotta Do It. 

Skip the FOMO and be part of the new-look TLC, Discovery Family and ID, when they launch in stunning HD on Monday 21 May, only on DStv. Also available to stream live on DStv Now

For more interesting movies and series, tune into DStv Now.

DStv Now can be accessed online at now.dstv.com or through the app for tablets and smartphones. The app is free to download on the Google Play Store or Apple App Store and is available to all DStv customers. 

Live channels and DStv Catch Up content are currently only available to DStv PremiumDStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact customers and data costs will apply when streaming content.