Pluto TV & Fremantle Expand FAST Channel Partnership


Fremantle has inked a global deal with Pluto TV to distribute 25 FAST channels across 13 countries.

The expansion of Fremantle’s existing 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 U.K. and the U.S. The deal also includes the launch of an all-new channel, Escape to the Country, in the U.K. Along with Escape to the Country, channels include 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.

Laura Florence, senior VP of global FAST channels at 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.”

Katrina Kowalski, senior VP of international content and acquisitions for Pluto TV at Paramount, said: “We are beyond excited to expand the Fremantle content offering on Pluto TV across international markets. Pluto TV’s mission to offer lean-back entertainment for fans around the world harnesses the spirit of content like Escape to the Country and Three’s Company, which are perfect for people to gather to watch from the comfort of their living rooms.”