Pluto TV adds crime channels

Viacom-owned streaming network Pluto TV has added three crime and police investigation-focused channels in the UK.

The free and linear streaming service has added permanent channel Pluto TV Crime to its UK offering, and is lauching two pop-up channels based around shows The FBI Files and Hunter.

Pluto TV Crime will offer true crime factual series and procedurals series andiscurated specifically for a UK audience.

The FBI Files will provide viewers with true crime cases on its dedicated pop-up channel. Produced in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the show covers well-known and high profile cases such as John Gotti, the Unabomber and Polly Klaas.

The addition of the Hunter  pop-up channel will enable fans to view episodes from the 1980s series.

“Nail-biting crime shows that keep viewers on the edge of their seats have been increasingly captivating audiences of all types across streaming video platforms. The lean back philosophy that inspires Pluto TV’s linear programming is especially well suited for fictional and true crime entertainment,” said Oliver Jollet, managing director Europe at Pluto TV. “Our goal is to keep our audience continually engaged with an ever-changing line-up of shows and specials. Single show Pop-Up channels like The FBI Files and Hunter represent tailor-made environments designed to entice new and existing audiences and advertisers looking to take steps into OTT-advertising.”

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