Pluto TV

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Pluto TV
Pluto TV logo 2020.svg
Foundation dateAugust 1, 2013; 9 years ago (2013-08-01)
Area served
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Latin America
  • Europe
Key people
  • Tom Ryan
  • Ilya Pozin
    (Chief Growth Officer)
  • Mike Drath
  • Christof Wahl
  • Jeff Shultz
  • Kenneth Parks
    (Executive Chairman)[1]
  • Robert Magdlen
    (Chief Programming Officer)
  • Olivier Jollet
    (Managing Director, Pluto TV Europe)
OwnerIndependent (2013–2019)
Viacom (2019)
Paramount Global (2019–present)
ParentParamount Streaming[2]
Type of site
Available inDanish

Pluto TV is a video streaming service. It is owned and operated by the Paramount Streaming division of Paramount Global.[2] The company was founded by Tom Ryan, Ilya Pozin and Nick Grouf in 2013. It is based in Los Angeles, California.[3] Pluto provides its services in the United States, parts of the rest of the Americas and Europe. It offers programming in a way that is similar to traditional broadcast programming. The service earns money from advertisements seen during programming. These ads are seen in ad breaks similar to those on conventional television.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Todd Spangler (August 5, 2015). "Spotify's Ken Parks Joins OTT Startup Pluto TV". Variety. Retrieved February 11, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Spangler, Todd (October 20, 2020). "ViacomCBS Streaming Shake-Up: Pluto TV's Tom Ryan to Head New Global Division, Marc DeBevoise Steps Down". Variety. Archived from the original on March 3, 2021. Retrieved March 18, 2021.
  3. "Pluto, Inc.: Private Company Information". Bloomberg Businessweek. Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved April 9, 2016.
  4. Sarah Perez (October 13, 2016). "Pluto TV, a free streaming service for cord cutters, raises $30 million more". TechCrunch. AOL. Retrieved April 30, 2017.