Paramount Global and Corus Entertainment announced that free ad-supported streaming television service Pluto TV will debut in Canada on December 1. The platform will be launched with its most robust content offering at launch to-date, with more than 100 unique, curated channels and over 20.000 hours of content, including a wide spectrum of free programming such as drama, comedy, lifestyle, kids, movies, around-the-clock news and more.
Audiences will be able to enjoy flagship Canadian series from Corus Studios including “Love It or List It” and “Chopped Canada,” plus “Border Security,” as well some key series from the popular NCIS franchise, including “NCIS,” “NCIS: New Orleans” and “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Judge Judy” and “Hawaii Five-0.” With dedicated channels for nostalgia-fans, Pluto TV in Canada will also feature “Hawaii Five-0 Classic,” “The Love Boat,” with many more titles to be announced. The FAST service will also feature curated movie channels programmed by genre, including Pluto TV Comedy, Pluto TV Drama, Pluto TV Action, The Asylum, Christmas 365, and Thriller 365.
"I couldn't be more excited to officially announce Pluto TV's Canadian launch date, December 1. 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," said Olivier Jollet, EVP & International GM for Pluto TV at Paramount Global.
Pluto TV will be available for free, with no registration required. At launch, Canadian users will be able to watch Pluto TV via Web at www.pluto.tv, via the Pluto TV app for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Android TV, Chromecast, Samsung, and LG devices, and via mobile apps on the App Store and Google Play.
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.” Olivier Jollet EVP & International GM for Pluto TV at Paramount Global.