The new documentary, January 6th, which takes viewers inside the day of the U.S. Capitol insurrection, premieres on Thursday, January 5, the eve of the two-year anniversary of the storming of the Capitol. On January 6, 2021, extremist supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol, an event which led to the January 6 hearings and charges of conspiracy and other crimes pressed on many of the participants. The new documentary, directed by Gédéon and Jules Naudet, combines footage of the insurrection with interviews of witnesses on the Hill, including Representatives Cheney, Susan Wild, Adam Kinzinger, and Jamie Raskin, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, and law enforcement officers who came under attack during the attempted siege. This article covers how to watch January 6th, even if you don’t have cable.
- When January 6th Airs: January 6th will be available on Thursday, January 5.
- Where to Watch: January 6th airs on Discovery+ (Free Trial).
Where to Watch January 6th
January 6th is available on Discovery+, an on-demand subscription-based streaming service that bundles together on-demand content from several TV networks, as well as exclusive original shows. Discovery+ offers a range of content from Discovery Inc.-owned networks while partnering with A&E Networks, the BBC’s Natural History collection, Group Nine, and more.
How much is Discovery Plus? – Discovery+ costs $4.99 per month for an ad-supported plan and $6.99 per month for an ad-free experience. Both Plans offer a 7-day free trial.
What Does Discovery Plus Include? – Discovery+ includes original content you will only find on Discovery+ in addition to on-demand shows from several networks, including Discovery Channel, HGTV, TLC, History Channel, Lifetime, and more.
How Can I Watch Discovery Plus? – Discovery+ is available to watch on Android and iOS smart devices and your browser. However, you can also watch on your TV using a streaming device like Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, and more.
Discovery+ service offers 55,000 episodes of shows from the following networks:
- Discovery Channel
- History Channel
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- Travel Channel
- Investigation Discovery
- Oprah Winfrey Network
- Science Channel
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For more details, see our review of the Discovery+ streaming service.
How To Watch January 6th on Your TV
The Discovery+ app works on the following devices, meaning you can stream January 6th directly through them.
- Android and iOS
- Amazon Fire TV, Cube, and Stick
- Apple TV
- Samsung Smart TVs – 2017 and newer
- Safari, Chrome, and Firefox Browsers
- Xbox One and Xbox Series X and S
If you want to watch January 6th on your television, you will need a streaming device like a Roku, Apple TV, or Fire TV. We recommend the Roku Streaming Stick. To watch Discovery+ on your TV with a Roku or other streaming devices, follow these steps:
- Sign up for Discovery+
- Download the Discovery+ app from the Channel Store on your device.
- Open the Discovery+ app and sign in with the Discovery+ username and password you chose when signing up.
- Start watching Discovery+.