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20/06/2024

Fremantle Secures Global Deal With Pluto TV

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Fremantle has secured a global deal with Pluto TV to distribute 25 FAST channels across 13 countries, with each channel being specifically curated for individual markets.

The expansion of our partnership with Pluto TV will see 24 of the company's most popular FAST channels premiere in Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Italy, San Marino, Demark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, the UK, and the US. The deal also includes the launch of an all-new channel, Escape to the Country, in the UK.

The new channel, Escape to the Country, is premiering with Pluto TV for the first time. Launching in the UK, the channel showcases the hit factual entertainment show that sees families seeking the perfect home in the British countryside. The deal will also see the Three’s Company channel launch for the first time outside of the US. The Three’s Company channel will premiere internationally in Canada later this summer and will stream episodes of the top ten hit sitcom that aired from 1977 to 1983 and has remained a fan favourite to this day.

The 25 channels to be distributed across 13 countries include Escape to the Country, Three’s Company, Baywatch, Supermarket Sweep, Family Feud Classic, Let’s Make a Deal, The Price is Right: Bob Barker, The Price is Right: Drew Carey, Alarm Fur Cobra, Project Runway, Prisoner and Jamie Oliver.

Fremantle launched hit FAST channels Baywatch, Supermarket Sweep, Let's Make a Deal, Family Feud Classic, The Price is Right: Bob Barker and The Price is Right: Drew Carey in Canada on May 3. Following its success, the Baywatch channel will also be available via Pluto TV in Spain, Italy and the Nordics in the coming months. The Baywatch channel has already proven a hit with current audiences and was shortlisted for Single IP Fast Channel of the Year at the Content Innovation Awards.

Laura Florence, SVP Global Fast Channels, Fremantle, said: "We are thrilled to be expanding our partnership with Pluto TV globally, extending Fremantle’s treasured IP to many new territories. Pluto TV's state of the art platform provides a seamless streaming experience for viewers and makes it the perfect home for our channels. This is the next stage of our valued partnership with Pluto TV, as we continue to evolve our FAST strategy and content delivery for our global audience."

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