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Viacom adds Pluto TV to Comcast Xfinity X1 set-tops

Viacom has continued the rapid expansion of its Pluto TV OTT platform with the launch of availability on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 set top boxes. Pluto TV was already available to Comcast’s internet-only customers subscribed to the Xfinity Flex service. This launch will see Pluto TV accessible to millions more customers. “The launch of Pluto TV […]

Doctor Who and Antiques Roadshow channels land on Pluto TV

Following the signing of a distribution deal with the BBC earlier this year, Viacom’s Pluto TV has announced the launch of two new popup channels. The first is dedicated to classic episodes of the cult sci-fi series Doctor Who, while the second channel is solely dedicated to Antiques Roadshow. Both channels are for the US […]

Pluto TV to launch on Cox Contour and Contour Stream Player

Viacom-owned Pluto TV and US Telco Cox Communications have announced that the streaming platform is to launch on Cox Contour. In a statement made on June 4, it was confirmed that the Pluto TV app will be made available to Contour and Contour Stream Player customers. Tom Ryan, CEO and co-founder of Pluto TV said: […]

Pluto TV expands European offering

Pluto TV has strengthened its European offering by making its app available on Amazon Fire TV devices and Amazon Fire Tablets in the UK, Germany and Austria. The app is available from today. Pluto TV, which was acquired by Viacom earlier this year, was previously only available on Roku and Now TV devices. The company […]

Viacom plans major international expansion of Pluto TV

Viacom is to exploit “a significant opportunity in leveraging Viacom’s global operating footprint to drive Pluto TV’s growth” beginning with the launch of the recently-acquired free OTT TV service in Switzerland and an expansion of the service in the UK, Germany and Austria, with a Latin American launch scheduled for later this year, according to […]

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 […]

CNN joins Viacom’s fast-growing AVOD streamer Pluto TV

CNN, the global news channel that is part of AT&T’s WarnerMedia, is joining Viacom’s advertising-supported streaming service Pluto TV. At launch, its content on Pluto TV will feature a curated playlist of short-form digital content from CNN anchors and storytellers. It will also provide programming focused on lifestyle, culture and the environment, along with some […]

Viacom’s Pluto TV adds new drama channels

Viacom-owned streaming service Pluto TV has added to its line-up of fictional series and launched two new channels dedicated to drama for the UK market. Pluto TV Drama will show recent productions and international series from New Zealand, Australia and other parts of the world, while Pluto TV Retro Drama is dedicated to ‘pop culture evergreens’ from library […]

Pluto TV launches curated indie film channel in the UK

Pluto TV has launched a curated indie film channel, Pluto TV Indies, on its ad-supported over-the-top service in the UK. The channel joins Pluto TV’s existing line-up of UK film channels, which includes Pluto TV Movies, Pluto TV Romance and branded channel The Asylum. At launch Pluto TV Indies will offer titles including: 2014 Berlinale […]

Bakish: Pluto TV acquisition will be OTT ‘game changer’ for Viacom

Viacom’s acquisition of ad-supported OTT TV network Pluto TV will be a “game changer” for the company’s direct-to-consumer strategy, according to the studio’s CEO Bob Bakish, and will play a key role in the company’s direct-to-consumer strategy both domestically and internationally, with the launch of a Spanish-language service planned in the near term. Speaking to […]

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