Pluto TV, the US free streaming TV service, has announced a non-exclusive, multi-year content deal with Discovery that will bring a selection of their hit television series to Pluto TV’s platform of live, linear, and on-demand entertainment. Pluto TV will stream library content, from six of Discovery’s premier television networks for free. Discovery, via an investment made by Scripps Networks Interactive in 2016, is an investor in Pluto.
“We are thrilled to welcome another world-class media organization like Discovery to Pluto TV,” said Amy Kuessner, SVP Content Partnerships, Pluto TV. “Discovery is a renowned leader with premier programming that inspires and entertains all types of audiences. We are excited to introduce Discovery’s award-winning content to our viewers.”
“Having our world-class Discovery content as part of Pluto’s offering reinforces Discovery’s commitment to reach all viewers across all screens, platforms and devices,” added Gabriel Sauerhoff, SVP Digital Distribution, Discovery. “We are excited to provide audiences another way to access the shows that they love, while also introducing these brands and series to new viewers.”
Discovery will deliver a selection of programming from esteemed networks including Discovery Channel, Animal Planet (pictured), ID, Discovery Life, Science Channel, and TLC. Select episodes from series including Discovery Channel’s Misfit Garage, TLC’s Kate Plus 8, Animal Planet’s River Monsters and ID’s Dates from Hell, to name a few, will be made available via the offering.
Discovery programming is expected to launch later this month.