Pluto TV has announced a partnership with BBC Studios that will see three new channels added to the streaming service across five European countries: Germany, Switzerland, Austria (GSA), France and Spain.
“This new partnership with the BBC allows Pluto TV to super serve our European audiences with hundreds of hours of premium BBC drama content that fans know and love, all for free,” said Olivier Jollet, senior vice president and general manager of Pluto TV. “Pluto TV and its continuously expanding content offering is a key component of ViacomCBS’ diversified global streaming eco-system.”
Nick Coulter, director, global new business development at BBC Studios said: “We are always looking for new ways to bring our world-class talent and shows to audiences around the world and we couldn’t be more excited to be extending our partnership with Pluto TV into Europe with these new channels. Pluto TV will help us reach old fans and new, with some of our best-loved dramas alongside familiar classics like Doctor Who, and our beautiful and inspiring travel documentaries bringing the whole world to our screens.”
Pluto TV is scheduled to launch in Italy on 28 October. The service currently has more than 52 million monthly active users and is available in the US, the UK, Europe and Latin America.