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Pluto TV adds Sony channels in UK, Europe

Pluto TV, the free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) service, 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, with channels catered to […]

June 16, 2022

Report: Still life left in linear TV

Disney closing most of its channels in Western Europe and Sony Pictures selling its UK and CEE operations are two examples illustrating the diversion of traditional TV players away from linear and towards other forms of distribution, including in particular the launch of direct-to-consumer OTT services. But Dataxis asks: is this the only way forward […]

June 15, 2022

Report: Ad spend returns to growth in LatAm

In 2021, the Latino-American advertising market attracted investments of $14.22 billion (€13.35bn), according to Dataxis. Although the figure meant a recovery of 34.5 per cent compared to the fateful 2020, it was slightly below the 2019 record. The digital format replaced television as the leading advertising vehicle for the first time. The amount of spending […]

June 2, 2022

Pluto TV, Têtu partner to launch Têtu TV

Pluto TV, a Paramount company and FAST service, has announced a partnership with Têtu, the LGBTQ+ media brand in France and in the French-speaking world. The companies said that the partnership, which brings the Têtu brand to streaming for the first time, reflects their “shared mission to foster diversity and inclusion through the power of […]

June 1, 2022

Pluto TV launches in Nordics

Pluto TV, a Paramount-owned AVoD platform, has expanded to the Nordics – launching in Sweden, Denmark and Norway. The service has unveiled a programming line-up that features more than 70 unique and locally curated channels now live in each country. Pluto TV is launching in the Nordics through a transformational partnership with Nordic Entertainment Group […]

May 18, 2022

Paramount scores Conmebol football rights

Paramount has secured the broadcast rights from Conmebol to broadcast and stream the Conmebol Libertadores in Latin America and Brazil, as well as the Conmebol Sudamericana in Brazil. Building off the momentum of previous deals for Paramount+ to exclusively stream the Premier League in Mexico and Central America and La Roja in Chile, this deal […]

May 17, 2022

Paramount names streaming leadership team

Paramount Global has announced key leadership appointments to further the company’s international expansion of its streaming products, Paramount+ and Pluto TV. Marco Nobili has been promoted to Executive Vice President (EVP), International General Manager  (GM) of Paramount+, where he will lead the strategy and execution for Paramount+’s continued expansion in markets worldwide. Olivier Jollet (pictured) […]

May 16, 2022

Canela appoints Banerjee as CPTO

Canela Media, the digital media technology company, has announced the appointment of Dr Shampa Banerjee as its first ever Chief Product & Technology Officer (CPTO). Prior to joining Canela Media, Banerjee served as an Executive Vice President at ViacomCBS and the Chief Product Officer for Pluto TV. The announcement was made by Isabel Rafferty, Canela […]

May 4, 2022

Analyst: Exclusives key for AVoD growth

Major AVoD platforms have joined the original content goldrush, with groups such as Roku, Tubi and IMDb TV (soon to be Freevee) collectively releasing over 100 brand new original titles in the last two years. A report from Ampere Analysis also finds that the US AVoD services with the highest investment in original content have […]

April 21, 2022

Pluto TV launches Chefclub in US, LatAm

Chefclub has announced an agreement with free streaming television service, Pluto TV, in the US and Latin America. Chefclub will bring over a hundred episodes of cookery content to Pluto TV in both Spanish and English, starting with the  immediate launch of Chefclub Kids content on Pluto TV’s Find Out Why channel. “Culinary entertainment transcends […]

April 11, 2022