Pluto TV to launch in December
Corus Entertainment and Paramount Global have announced that their new ad-supported online video streaming service Pluto TV will launch in Canada on Dec. 1. The free service will launch will approximately 100 channels and 20,000 hours of content, including dramas, comedies, lifestyle shows, children’s shows, movies, news and other programming. At launch, Canadian users will be able to access Pluto TV online at <http://www.pluto.tv>, via the Pluto TV application for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Android TV, Chromecast, Samsung and LG devices, and via mobile applications for Android and Apple devices.
“I couldn’t be more excited to officially announce Pluto TV’s Canadian launch date, Dec. 1,” said Olivier Jollet, executive vice-president and international general manager for Pluto TV at Paramount Global. “Our initial channel lineup further illustrates how we are working to combine Corus’ incredible local content offering with Pluto TV’s global content, to meet the tastes of the Canadian audience. I’m confident that Pluto TV will quickly become a new destination both for fans of curated content as well as for clients and partners interested in investing in a new and unique streaming service upon its launch.”