Pluto TV Makes Canadian Debut


Pluto TV has launched in Canada in partnership with Corus Entertainment, with more than 110 unique channels and over 20,000 hours of free programming available.

Among the available channels are a slew of single-series channels that stream episodes of shows such as The Love Boat, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Andy Griffith Show, The Carol Burnett Show, NCIS, 48 Hours, Forensic Files, Unsolved Mysteries, Beverly Hills 90210, Baywatch, Dynasty, Shameless UK, South Park, Frasier, Cheers, Family Ties, King of Queens and more.

Other available channels are Pluto TV Crime Drama, featuring hits such as Elementary and Hawaii Five-0; Pluto TV Retro Crime Drama, which includes Perry Mason and Matlock; Pluto TV Courtroom, streaming episodes from JAG, Judging Amy and Instinct; Nonstop Drama Channel, with Canadian hits from Corus such as Departure and Private Eyes; Pluto TV Comedy Channel; and endless children’s channels, including Nick Jr. Pluto TV, featuring Blue’s Clues and Wallykazam!; Nick Pluto TV, with iCarly and Victorious; Totally Turtles, dedicated to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Dora TV; Ryan & Friends and more.

Pluto TV also features channels for sports fans and gamers, including BeIN SPORTS XTRA, World Poker Tour, MAV TV Select, Gameplay: Call of Duty, Gameplay: Fortnite and Gameplay: Roblox.

A variety of movie channels organized by genre are available as well. Films that stream on these channels include Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Wayne’s World, Grease, Terms of Endearment and Gladiator.

Pluto TV in Canada also features more than 30 channels dedicated to Canadian content, with six home and DIY channels, four food channels, five kids’ channels and 14 national and local news and opinion channels.

The Canadian version of the streamer also offers channels entirely in French, including Dora TV FR, Tortues Ninja TV, South Park FR, Doctor Who FR, Degrassi FR, Alerte à Malibu and Les Nouveaux Détectives.

“I am thrilled to officially introduce Pluto TV to Canadian audiences, bringing them a fantastic lineup that combines the best of Corus’s Canadian content, Paramount’s deep library and more than 100 third-party partners,” said Olivier Jollet, executive VP and international general manager for Pluto TV. “The union of Pluto TV and Corus delivers the best of both worlds, debuting a free streaming destination for fans and creating opportunities for advertisers, offering a premium inventory in a brand-safe TV environment. This year has marked tremendous growth for Pluto TV, having expanded to the Nordics in May and now to Canada. As we are now in more than 30 countries and territories, we are one step closer to our mission to entertain the planet.”

“The debut of Pluto TV marks the next evolution of streaming in Canada, as Corus celebrates the launch alongside Paramount Global as partners in both content and ad sales,” said Troy Reeb, executive VP of broadcast networks at Corus Entertainment. “Corus is home to Canada’s biggest portfolio of original content in the food and lifestyle space, and the stories that connect with Canadians where they live through Global News. Our strategy has always been rooted in placing more content in more places, and Pluto TV further advances this goal. We are also thrilled to expand our offering for advertisers with the addition of Pluto TV’s huge inventory of premium video.”