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Discovery+ Streaming Service Announces January Programming Slate

 The Discovery+ subscription streaming service from Discovery Inc. on Dec. 23 announced new and original programming that will be available in January.

Beginning on New Year’s Day, viewers can catch new premieres including the revival of “Ghost Hunters” and “London Lit,” which follows the lives and loves of a group of glamorous Nigerian Brits.

Later in the month, “Shock Doc: Scream: The True Story” goes behind-the-scenes of the fan-favorite horror film.” Selling the Hamptons” follows the top real estate agents in one of the country’s most-exclusive ZIP codes as they sell their way through the summer.

Titles premiering in January include:

“Ghost Hunters” (Jan. 1) — The renowned TAPS team returns to the paranormal show that started it all with a new series. Original members Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango, along with Shari DeBenedetti, reunite to revisit their most chilling cases and investigate disturbing new hauntings. 

“Homeboy” (Jan. 1) — “Homeboy” follows modern-day renaissance man Rajiv Surendra — best known for his portrayal of Kevin Gnapoor in Mean Girls — as he creatively and purposefully makes his way through an ordinary day. 

“London Lit” (Jan. 1) — This series follows the lives and loves of a group of ambitious, glamorous young Nigerian Brits, all chasing their own idea of success. 

“The Repair Shop” (Jan. 2) — Some of Britain’s most skilled restoration experts breathe new life into cherished family heirlooms that are dropped off by members of the public, who reveal the personal stories behind the items.

“Like Mother, Like Daughter?” (Jan. 8) — This series follows six pairs of mothers and daughters who embark on a three-week retreat to address their broken relationships. 

“Shock Docs: Scream: The True Story” (Jan. 14) — This special blends a paranormal investigation, archival media and expert interviews as it delves into the real-life horror of a serial killer who believed he was possessed by a demon and whose gruesome crime spree inspired the blockbuster film Scream

“King of the Con” (Jan. 14) — “King of the Con” gives true-crime fans the ultimate look at how a scam artist named Barry Minkow can reinvent himself and get rich — many times over. “King of the Con” catapults Minkow’s inconceivable story of deception, redemption and deception again across four decades, exposing Minkow as one of the most unbelievable conmen to ever exist.

“Cabin Chronicles” (Jan. 14, Magnolia Network) — This series explores the architecture, design and human connection behind beautiful cabins and their surrounding landscapes. 

“Remix My Space with Marsai Martin” (Jan. 15) — Remarkable young people who have made a positive impact in their communities get a surprise visit from actress Marsai Martin, who shows up in their backyard, school or local park with astonishing news that she and her team will give them a personalized bedroom makeover.

“Selling the Hamptons” (Jan. 20) — This docu-style series will follow a team of six Hamptons-based real estate agents from Nest Seekers International. During the series, the agents battle to make their mark in the elite East End real estate market. With high demand, limited inventory and a short selling season from Memorial Day to Labor Day, pressure reaches explosive levels and loyalties are tested.

“Unraveled: Mystery at the Mansion” (Jan. 20) — In September 2009, a quiet night in the exclusive neighborhood of Isleworth, Florida was shattered with a 911 call from real-estate mogul Bob Ward, who declared, “I just shot my wife.” When investigators show up a short time later, they find Diane Ward shot to death in the master bedroom of the home. In the next installment of the “Unraveled” anthology, Billy Jensen and Alexis Linkletter speak to law enforcement, family members and Bob Ward himself to get to the bottom of Diane Ward’s mysterious death. 

“Radford Returns” (Jan. 22) — This series follows  a luxury sports car designer, a record-breaking master builder, and an F1 World Champion tasked with designing, building, and test-driving the last gas-powered supercar for Lotus while simultaneously establishing their lives in California and building a world-class team around them. 

“American Detective with Joe Kenda” (Jan. 26) — Lt. Joe Kenda is one of the most successful homicide detectives in the country, and he’s back to tip his cap to the other great men and women who answered the call. Over the years, Kenda has heard about cases that defy logic and expose the depravity of human nature. Now, he trades in his own case files to bring viewers astounding investigations from across the country, with each episode profiling a different homicide detective whose tireless efforts helped bring justice for the victim. 

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