March 13, 2020
Pluto TV, the ViacomCBS-owned ad-supported VOD platform, said it has secured 55 content partnerships ahead of its launch in Latin America at the end of the month. The platform is slated to launch in 17 Latin American countries, including Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Uruguay and Brazil.
Pluto TV, which ViacomCBS acquired in 2019 for $340 million, has partnered with A2 Films, All3Media, BBC Studios, Big Media, Blue Ant Media, Castalia, CDC International, Cineflix, Cisneros Media, Combate Americas, DRG, Endemol Shine, FilmRise, Fremantle, Glory Sports, Hard Knocks Fighting, Hearst, Impact Wrestling, Inverleigh, Kinpil, Latin Angels, Leda Films, Legendary Entertainment, Life Design, Lionsgate, Marvista, MPI Media, MTV, Nelvana, New Dominion, Nick Jr., Nickelodeon, Off The Fence, Otro.com, Paramount, Polar Star, Pongalo, Sabbatical Entertainment, Samuel Goldwyn, Sonar Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Spanglish Movies, Telefe, Televix, The Asylum, TV Azteca, VIP 2000, Viz Media, Wildbrain and World Poker Tour.
The platform will have 24 live, linear channels curated thematically into categories including movies, entertainment, curiosity, lifestyle and kids. Viewers can also stream movies from the Star Trek franchise as well as The Big Wedding, Chef, Blue Valentine, Snowpiercer, The Immigrant and The Lincoln Lawyer.
TV series include “Broadchurch,” “The Honourable Woman,” “Steven Spielberg Presents Taken,” “Montecristo,” “Daria and Naruto,” reality shows, sports and children’s programming. Non-scripted content includes “MasterChef,” “Food, Booze, & Tattoos,” and “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations,” among others.
“We look forward to working with them, bringing new partners on board, and offering our audiences diverse and engaging content,” Eduardo Arias, senior director of content partnerships, said in a statement.