Pluto TV teams with SPT for new channels, passes 100 milestone in France

Paramount’s FAST unit Pluto TV has launched four new channels in collaboration with Sony Pictures Television (SPT). 

The multi-territory agreement brings SPT content to Pluto TV across Europe and the UK.  The new channels operate on Pluto TV across Spain, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the UK.

Audiences in the UK, Italy and Spain will have access to a channel dedicated to Married with Children, the classic SPT series.

Viewers in the UK and Spain will be able to view The Nanny, while sitcom The Jeffersons will be offered as a Pluto TV channel in Italy.

The 1980s sitcom Who’s The Boss has launched as a channel in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

“Sony Pictures Television has been a valuable partner and we are proud to expand our relationship beyond Latin America to Europe and the UK. Pluto TV is committed to bringing unique content to our audiences worldwide, through valuable partners and carefully curated channels that offer the best of traditional TV and streaming,” said Paul Edwards, VP of content, Pluto TV International.

“It is fantastic to work with Pluto TV and reach audiences for some of SPT’s most popular classic shows through Pluto’s new channel outlets across the UK and Europe. SPT has a veritable wealth and variety of titles in our extensive film and television catalogue – from comedy and drama, to action and romance, there really is something for everybody. It is always wonderful to explore innovative opportunities to bring fan-favourite shows to a whole new audience on AVOD and FAST channels,” said Ian Durndell, EVP, digital distribution and direct to consumer, SPT.

Separately, Pluto TV has launched its 100th channel in France, Pluto TV 100sationelle (Centsationelle), which allows viewers to vote for their favourite content from a list of available programmes via a dedicated website. Content available includes Alerte à Malibu, Queen of the Universe and South Park.

June has also seen the addition of channels dedicated to US series MacGyver and Melrose Place to Pluto TV France, along with kids channels Digimon and Winx.

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