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Pluto TV Adds PGA Tour Channel to Lineup, Gives 24/7 Access to Highlights, Interviews and More

Stephanie Sengwe

Pluto continues to expand its range of content. This time, the ViacomCBS-owned platform has added the PGA Tour channel, giving watchers round the clock access to golf highlights.

PGA Tour (Ch. 477) allows viewers to watch “highlights from every tournament plus player interviews, player profiles, tournament previews, swing analysis and all the greatest shots and amazing moments,” Pluto says. There will also be live Featured Hole coverage on Saturdays and Sundays for 23 events.

Before the merger with CBS, Viacom added 43 new channels to Pluto TV in the fourth quarter alone, including 24 Viacom branded channels. They also announced that Pluto TV Latino now had 22 channels, with over 4,000 hours of Spanish and Portuguese programming.

In October, Pluto TV added the Baywatch and Degrassi channels in addition to 10 others — American Gladiators (Ch. 136), PursuitUP (Ch. 507),TBN (Ch. 635), Hillsong Channel (Ch. 637), MTV Block Party (Ch. 935), TV Terror (Ch. 70), The Addams Family (Ch. 310), Fear Factor (Ch. 349), Criss Angel Mindfreak (Ch. 351), and the MTV HOLLA! WEEN (Ch. 921) all launched on Oct. 1.

Pluto TV also announced the launch of 11 all-new channels featuring Spanish-speaking programming on Pluto TV Latino. They added Dog, el Cazarrecompensas, Nick Latino, Nick Jr. Latino, Pluto TV Cine Acción, Pluto TV Cine Terror, Spike Aventura, Pluto TV Naturaleza, Pluto TV Cocina, Pluto TV Mundo, Pluto TV Realities en Español and Pluto TV 007 en Español on Oct. 15.

Viacom announced that Pluto TV is now being used by approximately 20 million users every month, up nearly 70 percent this calendar year. This boost is from the 18 million they announced in August, and 12 million active users when they acquired the company for $340 million last January.