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Pluto TV is an American ad-supported streaming video service.
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Unlike most streaming services, the on-demand content is a secondary focus. Pluto instead operates akin to a cable or satellite provider in that its offerings are primarily distributed via linear channels. As such, advertisements are inserted into each channel's programming akin to commercial breaks seen on traditional networks. Some of these channels are existing TV networks offered through Pluto, such as CBSN, Scripps!Court TV and Buzzr note . The other channels are operated by Pluto themselves, which has content deals with studios such as MGM, Sony Pictures, and Shout! Factorynote . Some channels are devoted to one show 24/7, such as Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Price Is Right, Dora the Explorer, and vintage Doctor Who; they used to have audio-only music channels from Dash Radio (mimicking how Music Choice is provided with cable packages), but these were dropped in July 2020. Currently, over 200 channels are offered through apps on mobile devices, streaming devices, game consoles and PCs (though not all channels are available on all platforms for various reasons).

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2019 saw ViacomCBS acquire the service in an attempt to catch up with the streaming age. Almost immediately after purchase, Viacom brought their brands, such as MTV and Nickelodeon, to the service, offering archive programming. Even the former Spike TV (which was relaunched as Paramount Network in 2018) was revived as two Pluto channels.

Pluto TV is also slowly expanding internationally, having launched in the UK. The service has also begun to be integrated into cable platforms, with Xfinity's X1 (and Cox's Contour, a rebrand of the X1 service) adding apps for the service. The beginning of 2020 saw further rollout of the service in worldwide markets, as well as a new logo and visual look (as seen above) and a new UI across all platforms. A major marketing campaign began to coincide with the rebrand, Pluto's first. The company announced in February of that year that Pluto TV content will also be offered as part of CBS All Access, which will be renamed into Paramount+. In November of 2021, it was announced that Pluto TV would broadcast episodes of the fourth season of Star Trek: Discovery in international markets where Paramount+ is not yet available, beginning on November 26, 2021. The move came following the program's removal from Netflix in those markets, with it having been previously stated it would not become available again until 2022.

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See also Tubi, a rival ad-supported streaming service owned by Fox with much of the same content (in-particular, content from MGM and Shout! Factory) and Stirr, another free linear channel stream service.


Current Channel lineup:note 

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     Movies 
  • Pluto TV Spotlight
  • Action
  • ReAction
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • Pluto TV Fantastic
  • Romance
  • Pluto TV Crime Movies
  • Thrillers
  • Horror
  • Terror
  • Black Cinema
  • Pluto TV Staff Picks
  • Pluto TV Documentaries
  • 90's Throwback
  • 80's Rewind
  • 70's Cinema
  • Paramount Movie Channel
  • Westerns
  • Classic Movies
  • Cult Films
  • Flicks of Fury
  • The Asylum

    Entertainment 

    News + Opinion 
  • Pluto TV News
  • CBS News
  • CBS News New York
  • CBS News Los Angeles
  • CNN
  • NBC News Now
  • WeatherNation
  • Sky News
  • Bloomberg Television
  • Cheddar News
  • CNet
  • BNCnote  Go
  • Newsy
  • Today All Day
  • Newsmax
  • Blaze Live
  • America's Voice
  • OAN Plus
  • The First
  • TYTnote  Network
  • Yahoo! Finance

     Reality 

     Crime 

    Comedy 

     Classic TV 

    Home + DIY 

    Explore 
  • History
  • Smithsonian Channel Selects
  • Military
  • Cars
  • Animals
  • Pluto TV Paranormal
  • Science
  • Travel
  • Voyager Documentaries
  • Naturscape
  • Loupe
  • Slow TV

    Sports 
  • CBS Sports HQ
  • Fox Sports
  • NFL Channel
  • MLB Channel
  • MLS Channel
  • PGA Tour Channel
  • PBR Ride Pass
  • Pluto TV Sports
  • Fight
  • Boxing
  • Bellator MMA
  • Pro Wrestling
  • Impact Wrestling
  • Glory Kickboxing
  • beIN Sports Xtra
  • Real Madrid TV
  • MAV TV Selects
  • Pluto TV Backcountry
  • Pluto TV Action Sports
  • World Poker Tour
  • Poker Go

    Gaming + Anime 

    Music 
  • Live Music Replay
  • Classica
  • CMT Equal Play
  • MTV Block Party
  • MTV Spankin' New
  • MTV Biggest Pop
  • Yo! MTV
  • Vevo True School Hip-Hop
  • Vevo Pop
  • Vevo Latino
  • Vevo Reggaeton & Trap
  • Vevo R&B
  • Vevo Country
  • Vevo Retro Rock
  • Vevo 70's
  • Vevo 80's
  • Vevo 90's
  • Vevo 2K
  • The Hillsong Channel

     En Espanol 
  • Cine Premiere
  • Séptimo Arte
  • Pelis Y Popcorn
  • Cine Adrenalina
  • Cine Terror
  • Cine Jaja
  • Cine XOXO
  • CSI en Espanol
  • Narcos en Espanol
  • The Walking Dead Espanol
  • Viaje A Las Estrellas
  • Series Con N
  • Investiga
  • Crimenes Imperfectos
  • Emergencia 911
  • Mundo Paranormal
  • Mysteries Sin Resolver (Unsolved Mysteries)
  • Mundo Viajero
  • Mundo Geek
  • Foodies
  • Hell's Kitchen en Espanol
  • Telemundo Telenovelas Classicas
  • Badass Novelas
  • Norclas Con La Abuela
  • Amantes Del Romance
  • Sony Canal Comedias
  • Entre Nosotras
  • Estrella TV
  • Mi Obsesion Favorita
  • Sony Canal Escape Perfecto
  • Top Gear en Espanol
  • Spike Extremo!
  • MTV Acapulco Shore
  • MTV en Espanol
  • Comedy Central en Espanol
  • Noticias
  • Euro News
  • Estrella News
  • Nuestra Vision
  • Sala de Parejas
  • Nosey en Espanol
  • beIN Sports Xtra en Espanol
  • Combate World
  • Lucha Libre Worldwide
  • Naruto en Espanol
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! en Espanol

     Kids 

    Local 

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