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Pluto TV and CBS Interactive Introduce New Channels

ET Live, CBSN New York and CBSN Los Angeles Now Available, Joining Existing CBS Interactive Channels CBSN and CNET on The Leading Free Streaming Television Service

Los Angeles, CA(14 Nov 2019)

Pluto TV and CBS Interactive announced three additional channels are launching today on the leading free streaming television service.  Starting today, Pluto TV viewers now have access to live news, updates, analysis, and reporting from the leading entertainment news brand - ET Live and live local news streams from CBSN New York and CBSN Los Angeles. These new additions join existing CBS Interactive properties and longstanding Pluto TV media partnersCBSN and CNET, resulting in a diverse and expanded slate of programming from the reputed broadcaster and interactive leader. 

“CBS Interactive has long been an integral partner for Pluto TV. We are excited to continue to grow this relationship and extend new value to the Pluto TV audience together,” said Jeff Shultz, EVP and Chief Business Officer, Pluto TV.  

"In addition to our previously launched CBSN and CNET channels on Pluto TV, we're thrilled to be bringing more of our ad-supported streaming channels to the platform with today's launch of our entertainment news channel, ET Live, and CBSN's local news channels for New York and Los Angeles," said Sarah Jeon, EVP Business Development, CBS Interactive.

Full channel details are as follows: 

  • ET Live (Ch. 120)

ET Live is a 24/7 streaming network dedicated to all things entertainment. ET Live taps into the legacy of ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT’s brand to deliver 24/7 programming covering the latest developing entertainment stories, breaking news, celebrity interviews, features, and behind-the-scenes and red-carpet coverage, as well as celebrity fashion, beauty and lifestyle trends.

  • CBSN NY (Ch. 237)

CBSN New York was the first of CBS's local direct-to-consumer streaming news services in major markets across the country. CBSN New York features live streams of WCBS and WLNY’s regularly scheduled newscasts and additional weekday one-hour newscasts at 7:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM. In addition, CBSN New York provides live continuous coverage of breaking news events with programming led by WCBS and WLNY anchors and reporters as well as an extensive library of local news content that will be available for on-demand viewing.

  • CBSN LA (Ch. 238)

CBSN Los Angeles features 24/7 anchored programming, coverage of live breaking news events in the region as well as an extensive library of local news content that will be available for on-demand viewing. CBSN Los Angeles’ daily lineup includes live streams of KCBS (CBS 2) and KCAL (KCAL 9), regularly scheduled newscasts and additional weekday one-hour newscasts at 7:00 AM and 1:00 PM. CBSN Los Angeles programming is led by CBS 2 and KCAL 9 anchors and reporters. 

The new programming and channel collaboration with CBS Interactive will join Pluto TV’s 200+ live, linear, curated channels and thousands of movies on demand from major studios, networks, publishers and digital media companies. 

About Pluto TV

Pluto TV, a Viacom Company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 200+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.

About CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the world's largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive's brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming. Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports digital brands as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNETTVGuide.comGameSpotLast.fmMetacritic and Chowhound.