Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Major Studios and Networks Partnerships Announced To Fuel 100+ Channels
LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2017 — Pluto TV, the leading free Internet television service in America, announced today new premium content partnerships with premier networks, studios, and digital media brands. These new partnerships, with premium content providers such as Lionsgate, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), and Warner Bros. will power the 100+ channels found on Pluto TV with content that includes thousands of hit movies and TV shows. These partnerships will provide Pluto TV viewers with free access to movies such as MGM’s Silence of the Lambs and The Usual Suspects, and Lionsgate’s Haywire, Brothers, & Bad Boys as well as complete TV shows like Warner Bros.’s The Ben Stiller Show and Super Fun Night.
“Today’s partnerships announcement, with some of the world’s foremost content providers, further establishes Pluto TV’s commitment to its viewers,” said Tom Ryan, CEO of Pluto TV. “Now our viewers can watch their favorite movies and TV shows, while continuing to discover unique and rare programming found on Pluto TV.”
“We are delighted to be in business with Pluto TV,” said Ken Werner, President, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. “They have developed a terrific new offering for the constantly changing TV ecosystem.”
The new content will expand programming on Pluto TV channels such as The Crime Network (ch. 504), which focuses on everything crime-related, Horror 24/7 (ch. 709), which showcases all things scary, The Feed (ch. 301), which covers the latest innovations in technology, Funny AF (ch. 250) a channel dedicated to comedy and Action Movies (ch. 704), which highlights the best of car chases and explosions. Other titles will include MGM’s The Birdcage, Thelma & Louise, Mad Max, Dances With Wolves, and Lars and the Real Girl.
“Pluto TV is an ideal partner as MGM’s storied premium content is now accessible to new viewers through their vast network of programming channels,” said John Bryan, MGM’s President, Domestic Television Distribution.
Viewers will be able to enjoy the new content on more than 100 channels of programming by accessing Pluto TV in the living room (Amazon’s Fire TV, Roku, Android TV, Chromecast, Smart TVs including Vizio, Hisense, and Sony, and gaming consoles such as PS4), on the go (apps for iOS, Android, and Amazon), at their fingertips on PC and Mac, or on the web at www.Pluto.TV.
Pluto TV’s new partnerships include content from Lionsgate, Warner Bros., MGM, CNN Great Big Story, Hearst Entertainment, Al Jazeera Entertainment, The Orchard, Defy Media, Machinima, Studio71, Tastemade, and others. These are in addition to content partnerships already in place with partners such as Fremantle, Endemol Shine International, Yahoo!, CNBC, Cheddar, and Mashable.