Blue Ant International has secured more than 650 hours of programming to Pluto TV, the free streaming television service with hundreds of channels and thousands of movies and television shows available on demand. Beginning this month, Pluto TV’s audiences will have access to programming from Blue Ant International’s factual entertainment, specialist factual and high-impact documentaries. The programming will be available on the Pluto TV’s live, linear channels as well as on video-on-demand (VOD) in the U.S., the UK, LATAM territories and France.
“Blue Ant International has an expansive and diverse catalogue of binge-worthy factual content that complements Pluto TV’s demand for a large pipeline of programming that will meet the needs of its global fan-base,” says Solange Attwood, EVP, Blue Ant International. “Audiences are moving to AVOD because they want to discover compelling content, free of charge, and this deal highlights what we can offer new platforms, both in quality and scale, as they carve out their programming strategies in 2021.”
“Pluto TV is always looking to deliver our audiences world-class premium programming, and this deal with Blue Ant International brings viewers a huge slate of new, compelling factual series and high-impact documentaries -- all for free,” said Will Gurman, VP Global Content Partnerships, Pluto TV. "This multi-territory deal builds on our mission to truly entertain the planet. We are thrilled to expand the Pluto TV portfolio for our U.S and international audiences giving them even more choice of premium content."
A highlight from Blue Ant International’s catalogue to be available on Pluto TV in the U.S., the UK and Latam territories, in both English and Spanish includes "Pet Heroes" (24 x 30’; HD; Corkscrew Media). Additional highlights for English-language audiences include several DIY and home renovation titles starring celebrity designer Sarah Richardson such as: Seasons 1 to 4 of "Sarah’s House" (49 x 30’, HD, SRH Productions), "Design Inc" (66 x 30’ HD; SRH Productions), and Seasons 1 to 6 of "Candice Tells All" (78 x 30’; HD Fusion Television).
U.S. Spanish-speaking audiences will also enjoy "Pick a Puppy" (48 x 30’; HD; Rhino Content); "Rebel Without a Kitchen" (26 x 30’; HD; General Purpose Entertainment); and "Taste of the Country" (13 x 30’; HD; Blue Ant Studios).
In France, Pluto TV will offer its audiences "Dino Hunt" (4 x 60’ HD; Cream Productions); "Donut Showdown" (40 x 30’; HD; Nikki Ray Media Agency) and "Sugar Showdown" (34 x 30’; HD; Nikki Ray Media Agency); "Cabin Truckers" (26 x 30’; HD; Windfall Films); "Land Speed Heroes" (6 x 60'; HD; Blue Ant Studios); and "Backroad Bounty" 1 & 2 (26 x 60’; HD; Our House Media).
Audiences are moving to AVOD because they want to discover compelling content, free of charge, and this deal highlights what we can offer new platforms, both in quality and scale, as they carve out their programming strategies in 2021” Solange Attwood EVP, Blue Ant International