Pluto TV

Internet-based TV platform

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]

Pluto TV
Pluto TV logo 2020.svg
TypeSubsidiary
Foundation dateAugust 1, 2013; 9 years ago (2013-08-01)
Headquarters
Area served
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Latin America
  • Europe
Founder(s)
Key people
  • Tom Ryan
    (President/CEO)
  • Ilya Pozin
    (Chief Growth Officer)
  • Mike Drath
    (Co-COO/CFO)
  • Christof Wahl
    (Co-COO)
  • Jeff Shultz
    (CBO)
  • Kenneth Parks
    (Executive Chairman)[1]
  • Robert Magdlen
    (Chief Programming Officer)
  • Olivier Jollet
    (Managing Director, Pluto TV Europe)
Products
OwnerIndependent (2013–2019)
Viacom (2019)
Paramount Global (2019–present)
ParentParamount Streaming[2]
Websitepluto.tv
Type of site
AdvertisingSupported
RegistrationOptional
Available inDanish
English
French
German
Norwegian
Spanish
Portuguese


ReferencesEdit

  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.