Back in April Pluto TV and BBC Studio’s announced a deal to bring BBC Studio content to Pluto TV. With this deal, Pluto TV will be able to offer on-demand content to shows like Antique Roadshow and even a dedicated Doctor Who channel on Pluto TV.
Today Pluto TV added channel 77 with a 24/7 stream of classic Doctor Who episodes and channel 78 with 24/7 Antique Roadshow episodes.
Highlights of the free available programming that is included in the BBC/Pluto TV deal: (So far we can only confirm the classic Doctor Who and Antique Roadshow
- Nearly 1,000 episodes of BBC Studios series, totaling over 700 hours of new programming
- A dedicated Classic Doctor Who pop-up channel with 200+ episodes of the beloved series
- 300+ episodes of Antiques Roadshow, with new content launching quarterly
- Episodes from memorable series such as Being Erica, Primeval, and Robin Hood, among others
“This new Pluto TV enterprise is appealing for us as we continue to attract new audiences through the creation of branded pop-up channels like Classic Doctor Who and Antiques Roadshow andexpand on opportunities for existing fans to find their favorite shows to stream, in a unique way,” states Beth Clearfield, SVP, Digital Strategy and Franchise Business Management, BBC Studios – Americas.
“Pluto TV is elated to be able to expand our range of programming by adding such an esteemed and regarded brand as the BBC,” says Amy Kuessner, SVP of Content Partnerships. “The BBC has long been a key international entertainment leader known for captivating audiences with content that transcends time. We are incredibly proud and eager to introduce BBC Studio’s evergreen content to Pluto TV audiences.”
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