TiVo devices to get Pluto TV

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 
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Pluto TV Partners With TiVo to Expand the TiVo+ Content Network

  • Addition of Pluto TV expands and enhances the TiVo+ content network with 50,000 hours of programming, within a discovery experience familiar to millions

SAN JOSE, Calif. — TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ: TIVO), the company that brings entertainment together, today announced a partnership with Pluto TV, the leading free streaming television service in the US. The new partnership brings greater viewing options to TiVo, promoting ease of discovery and one-click access to Pluto TV programming where viewers will find, watch, and enjoy over 250+ live, linear, ad-supported channels along with thousands of movies and television shows on-demand.

The new partnership with Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, means that TiVo customers will have seamless access to channels and on-demand content across categories including news, sports, kids, movies, music, reality, pop culture, cooking, lifestyle, Spanish and E-sports programming alongside the TV and subscription services people already use and love. With over 22 million monthly active users, Pluto TV brings to TiVo a whole new world of free streaming channels and video on-demand.

“Launching Pluto TV in an integrated way with TiVo aligns perfectly with our goal to provide a friction-free viewer experience with our distribution partners,” said Tom Ryan, CEO, Pluto TV. “Today, over 22 million people a month in the US tune in to stream our programming which spans across all genres of movies, news, TV shows, sports, and documentaries, and we look forward to reaching many more together as part of the TiVo+ video network.”

“We launched TiVo+ because we wanted to bring entertainment together in one easy place for viewers, and this partnership allows viewers to easily discover an awesome array of 50,000 hours of free programming from Pluto TV via TiVo+,” said Dave Shull, president and CEO, TiVo. “Now we can definitively say we’re catering to everyone’s tastes and preferences, making finding, watching and enjoying something they love easier than ever before.”

Pluto TV will be rolling out in the coming weeks to customers on TiVo EDGE, TiVo’s premium, 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD), all-in-one media device, with versions designed to work with HD antenna or digital cable. Pluto TV will also soon become available on the upcoming TiVo Stream 4K device.

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