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Tech & Analysis: How US streamers are doubling down on Spanish-language shows

US-based streamers are doubling-down on Spanish-language content and making significant investments over recent years. Ahead of Content Americas, Mark Layton tracks developments via exclusive findings from our research partner, Omdia. Spanish-language TV content was relatively under-represented on the major US OTT video services back in 2020 but this is beginning to change – and fast. […]

Pluto TV & Mondo TV Studios ink Italy & Lat Am content deal

Paramount-owned AVOD service Pluto TV has struck a deal with Spanish producer and distributor Mondo TV Studios to bring several series to the streamer. The multi-territory agreement will see content landing on Pluto TV in Italy and across various markets in Latin America, including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay. Titles already available […]

Paramount rejigs international as JC Acosta steps down with ‘immediate effect’

Paramount’s president of international studios, streaming & networks in Southern Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Africa has left the company. JC Acosta had held a far-reaching role with oversight across Paramount’s operations in Italy, Spain, Portugal and France, as well as all of Lat Am and MENA. He worked on the roll-out of Yellowstone and Star Trek streamer Paramount+, FAST […]

Pluto TV hires Magine, TV4 alum to oversee Nordic deals

Paramount’s FAST streaming service Pluto TV has hired a former TV4 Sweden exec to work across its acquisitions activity. Annica Lindeberg took up the role of senior manager for content partnerships at Pluto’s Stockholm office last month, with a remit to create the service’s acquisitions strategy for the Nordic region. She will also work closely with […]

Quintus Studios hires Pluto TV programming exec as head of operations

German factual distributor and AVOD operator Quintus Studios has hired Pluto TV exec David Woodford as head of operations. Based in the company’s Berlin headquarters, Woodford will be responsible for the “cross-platform and geographic optimisation” of Quintus Studios’ content, as well as workflow management across the business. He previously served as director of programming for […]

Paramount’s Pluto TV strikes Sony deal to expand channel offering

Paramount’s FAST unit Pluto TV 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. Audiences in the UK, Italy and Spain will […]

Paramount partners with Corus for Canadian Pluto TV launch

Paramount has announced the expansion of FAST service Pluto TV to Canada. Via a partnership with Corus Entertainment, which will act as its the platform’s ad representative in the country, Pluto will launch in the autumn with more than 100 channels and over 20,000 hours of content. Corus will also provide a curated slate of […]

Pluto TV, All4 & Foxtel claim Cineflix true crime, science & history shows

Pluto TV in Latin America, the UK’s All4 and Foxtel in Australia have struck deals for a raft of true crime, history and science shows from Cineflix Rights’ North American production partners. All4, Paramount+ and AVOD sibling Pluto TV have picked up Jeffrey Dahmer: Killer Cannibal and John Wayne Gacy: Killer Clown’s Revenge, which were both produced by San Francisco-based […]

Pluto TV pairs with French LGBTQ+ brand TÊTU for first FAST channel

French LGBTQ+ media brand TÊTU is rolling out a FAST channel after pairing with Paramount-owned Pluto TV. The partnership will see a TÊTU branded offering become available on streaming for the first time, with the channel offering new, locally produced programmes designed to further the LGBTQ+ community and its voices. The channel, exclusive to Pluto […]

Pluto TV expands into Nordics

Paramount’s FAST service Pluto TV today expanded to the Nordic market with launches in Sweden, Denmark and Norway in partnership with Nordic Entertainment (NENT Group)/Viaplay. For the first time, Paramount’s FAST offering will launch in combination with a local AVOD service, NENT Group’s Viafree, bringing a more comprehensive free streaming experience to audiences in Sweden, […]

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