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Award-winning programming exclusively from Smithsonian Channel, available anywhere, anytime, and on your favorite devices. Stream original series and entertaining documentaries inspired by the Smithsonian Institution’s museums, research facilities, and publications, and explore worlds of history, mystery, science, pop culture, and more. Just download and enjoy at home or on-the-go.

Now available on Apple TV®, iPhone® and iPad®.

Smithsonian Channel Features:
— Free award-winning programming exclusively from Smithsonian Channel
— Get Smithsonian Channel through your TV Provider? Sign in via participating TV providers to watch all our shows
— Select full episodes and clips of your favorite programs plus curated playlists, bonus materials, and original digital shorts
— Entertaining and educational programs
— Factual, informative, and trusted
— Search by your favorite genres

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©2020 SN Digital LLC All rights reserved. Smithsonian Channel is a trademark of Smithsonian Institution. SN Digital LLC is an authorized user. Smithsonian Channel Plus is accessible for viewing solely in the United States and its territories and possessions. Minimum high-speed broadband connection is required for viewing.

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Primary: Entertainment

Secondary: Education

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Version History

Launched Nov 17, 2015 (about 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Dec 03
2020
(Current)
Version 4.1.0

- We have retired our Smithsonian Channel Plus subscription service. Please continue to enjoy our free clips and select full episodes, or authenticate with your TV provider to unlock our shows.

Oct 13
2020
Version 4.0.25

Updated for iOS 14

Sep 16
2020
Version 4.0.24

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Aug 18
2020
Version 4.0.23

Get Smithsonian Channel through your TV Provider? You can now sign in through participating providers!

Jul 13
2020
Version 4.0.21

- Fixed issue where using Chromecast did not respect the autoplay setting
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Mar 19
2020
Version 4.0.19

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jan 22
2020
Version 4.0.18

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Dec 30
2019
Version 4.0.16

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Dec 16
2019
Version 4.0.15

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Nov 19
2019
Version 4.0.14

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Oct 09
2019
Version 4.0.12

- Improvements to Chromecast experience
- Ability to turn Autoplay on or off
- Easy access to the iTunes subscription manager from Settings

Sep 17
2019
Version 4.0.10

Now supporting Chromecast!

Jun 22
2019
Version 4.0.7

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

May 19
2019
Version 4.0.6

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Apr 24
2019
Version 4.0.5

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Mar 13
2019
Version 4.0.4

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Jan 03
2019
Version 2.0.3

Feature enhancements related to audio playback

Dec 22
2018
Version 2.0.2

Bug fixes and performance enhancements.

Dec 15
2018
Version 2.0.1

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Dec 12
2018
Version 2.0

Welcome to the brand new Smithsonian Channel streaming service. Explore history, mystery, science, and pop culture with more original series and entertaining documentaries than ever before. Enjoy it for free--no commitment or cable subscription required--or upgrade to Smithsonian Channel Plus to gain access to our deep library of nonfiction entertainment, including full seasons of our most popular series, such as Aerial America, America in Color, and Air Disasters. Ad-free for just $4.99/month after your FREE 7-day trial*.

Current subscribers of Smithsonian Earth will automatically be upgraded to Smithsonian Channel Plus without a cost increase.

Jun 02
2018
Version 1.2.5

Maintenance bug fixes

May 03
2018
Version 1.2.4

Maintenance bug fixes & performance enhancements

Dec 20
2017
Version 1.2.3

- Fixed bug for iOS 11 users where background images were not loading properly
- Maintenance bug fixes

Sep 20
2017
Version 1.2.2

- Maintenance bug fixes

Aug 25
2017
Version 1.2.1

- minor feature enhancements

Jul 26
2017
Version 1.2

- Fixed bug where using Google Cast with the app wouldn’t relinquish hold on Chromecast device
- Fixed bug where app crashed when switching between landscape and portrait on the Series page
- Minor bug fixes

Jun 30
2017
Version 1.1

- Added support for series-based re-organization of the content library slated for early July
- Fixed bug where Spotlight carousel wasn't auto-rotating on iPhone
- Fixed bug where Continue Watching was removing a video each time a new video was added
- Fixed bug where app crashes once Continue Watching video finished playing

Jan 12
2017
Version 1.0

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