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Paramount+ expands ‘channels’ with ‘Survivor’, ‘SpongeBob’ & ‘CSI: Miami’

ViacomCBS-owned streamer Paramount+ is expanding its live channels offering, rolling out 18 linear offerings for its subscribers. The channels are streamed 24/7 and offer themed programming, with 24/7 Laughs stocking comedies such as Hot In Cleveland and Tosh.O, and All Day Drama featuring The Twilight Zone and The Guardian. Kids & Family Fun is stocked […]

Paramount+ to launch in South Korea as VCBS & CJ ENM strike content deal

US-based ViacomCBS has struck a comprehensive global partnership with South Korea’s CJ ENM, which includes co-productions for original series and films, content licensing and distribution across both company’s streaming services. As a result, ViacomCBS (VCBS) streamer Paramount+ is to launch in South Korea next year as part of an exclusive bundle with CJ ENM’s own […]

ViacomCBS launches Pluto TV in Italy

ViacomCBS’s Pluto TV has launched in Italy, claiming to be the first free ad-supported streaming (FAST) service to launch in the country. Italian viewers will have access to 40 channels including entertainment-focused Pluto TV Crime and Young and Fabulous; series-led channels Pluto TV Series, The McLeod Sisters and Teen Series; comedy channels Scherzi e Risati, […]

TBI Tech & Analysis: Breaking down US OTT live-streaming & on-demand trends

The way in which audiences consume content has changed dramatically over the last few years, with the number of people turning to OTT taking a sharp rise, driven by both the pandemic and the proliferation of streaming services. In the US, OTT content is now watched by 82% of consumers, with only 55% still switching […]

Pluto TV strikes BBC Studios drama deal in Europe

ViacomCBS-owned AVOD service Pluto TV has partnered with BBC studios to add three new channels of British drama content to its offering in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France and Spain. Audiences will now have access to a Doctor Who channel, which in France will feature the first 10 seasons of the long-running BBC sci-fi series, along with several of […]

Love Nature continues Spanish expansion with Pluto TV launch

Blue Ant Media’s wildlife brand Love Nature is expanding its reach in Spain, launching as a curated channel on ViacomCBS streamer Pluto TV. Viewers in the region will gain free access to the brand’s natural history series and documentaries in Castilian Spanish, beginning with a special launch event running from 8-10 October, titled FinFest. The […]

ViacomCBS names MTV exec to lead Paramount+ and Pluto TV’s global content plans

ViacomCBS has appointed Tanya Giles, general manager of MTV Entertainment Group, to a new role overseeing content for its global streaming operations as part of a wider overhaul of its senior management ranks. Giles becomes chief programming officer for streaming and will be responsible for creating the content strategy for recently launched SVOD Paramount+ and […]

News round-up: Love Nature Launches on Telenor Sweden; Channel 5 heads to the seaside; UKTV finds out ‘Who Cares?’ with YouTube star

Love Nature Launches on Telenor Sweden Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks-owned nature streaming brand Love Nature has launched on Telenor Sweden. Audiences on the platform will have access to the brand’s programming on both the linear channel and VOD service as part of a three-year carriage deal. Programming highlights that have been localised in Swedish include Dogs With […]

TBI Tech & Analysis: Could Peacock & Paramount+ combine?

A week on from AT&T’s seismic decision to spin off WarnerMedia with Discovery, TBI explores the ramifications of the deal on other major industry players. Combining WarnerMedia with Discovery will create a content behemoth designed to rival the biggest streaming companies out there – namely Netflix and Disney. The roots of the deal lie in […]

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