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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

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

PlutoTV adds new channels from A+E Networks UK

Pluto TV, the FAST TV service from Paramount, has launched two new channels in partnership with A+E Networks UK. Inside Crime UK and Mystery TV are the first themed channels from the broadcaster to launch on Pluto TV in the UK. Inside Crime UK goes behind the headlines of some of the country’s most infamous […]

April 6, 2022

Research: 51% Spaniards share SVoD services

Over half (50.9 per cent) of Spaniards share their SVoD subscription with others, and 12.6 per cent admit to watching OTT content without paying, according to a VoD Analytics report from SigmaDos30. The report reveals that 49.1 per cent claims to be the only subscriber and user of their SVoD service, with the rest sharing […]

February 18, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

FilmRise acquires rights to Kim’s Convenience

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, and Thunderbird Entertainment, the Canadian-based production company, have entered into an agreement granting FilmRise multi-territory FAST ad-supported digital linear rights to the Canadian comedy series “Kim’s Convenience.” Specifically, the deal gives FilmRise exclusive FAST rights to all five seasons of the series, which it […]

January 20, 2022

Data: Record year for UK home entertainment

Figures released by the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) spotlight the renaissance of UK Home Entertainment, as its value rose to £3.7 billion (€3.1bn) in 2021. Based on data from the Official Charts Company, Futuresource Consulting, Omdia, and Kantar, this demonstrates 13.3 per cent growth Year on Year (YoY), finishing 2021 on a high […]

January 5, 2022

Study: AVoD increasingly popular

More than half (50.6 per cent) of US consumers prefer using ad-supported video (AVoD) services to reduce or eliminate subscription fees, according to research from multichannel streaming specialist Future Today, and Variety’s Variety Intelligence Platform (VIP+). Similarly, viewers find the ads shown while streaming are considerably more relevant to their interests compared to those shown […]

September 9, 2021

Cinedigm expands Real Madrid TV distribution in US, Canada

Cinedigm, the independent streaming company, has announced a partnership with spanish football club Real Madrid. The partnership will expand the distribution of the team’s branded sports streaming channel making the team more accessible to North American fans than ever before. Real Madrid TV will feature thousands of hours of fan-centric football content leading up to […]

August 3, 2021

Survey: 80% of US Latinx TV viewers stream content

In the post-pandemic viewing and streaming media ecosystem, Latinx viewership continues to reflect the broad range of contemporary US Latinx identities and household demographics. According to a Horowitz Research survey, demand is ever-expanding for new, high-quality Spanish-language content on par with English-language content among individuals and families with identities ranging from Hispanic to Afro-Latino/a/x and […]

July 30, 2021

Fuel TV joins Pluto TV

Fuel TV is now available on the Pluto TV free streaming TV and film service. Fuel TV is an action sports channel offering skateboarding, snowboarding, skiing, BMX and MTB content, as well as the art, music and fashion that engulf them. The service is available as a free advertising-supported streaming television (FAST) channel in key […]

July 6, 2021