Today Viacom announced that they will be adding seven new channels to Pluto TV’s lineup. These channels include VH1 Unscripted, VH1 Hip Hop Family, BET Her, BET Homecoming, VH1 Love & Hip Hop, VH1 Black Ink Crew, and VH1 RuPaul’s Drag Race.
“We have been making a concerted effort to grow and diversify our content offerings to better serve cultural audiences with content that they know, love, and relate to,” says Amy Kuessner, SVP Content Partnerships, Pluto TV. “Following our recent launch of Pluto TV Latino, this new slate from Viacom delivers a front-row seat to the multifaceted, artisanal talents and family dynamics of visionaries stemming from African American and LGBTQ communities. It is guaranteed entertainment for wide-ranging audiences with programming that offers boundless exploration into art, music fashion with a healthy dose of drama, intrigue, divas and drag queens.”
Here is a quick breakdown of all the new channels:
Channel 124 VH1 Unscripted
VH1’s Unscripted channel is a curated collection of classic reality hits featuring high-profile figures from the worlds of sports, music, and entertainment. Whether they’re living the high life, reinventing themselves, hustling to the next level, or refocusing on family, they’re all just trying to find their balance. Watch to follow along as they navigate relationships, careers, and a whole lot of drama!
Channel 125 VH1 Hip Hop Family
Hip hop has a new home. VH1’s Hip Hop Family channel brings two famous hip-hop families together under one roof. Watch T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle from the beginning, where the Harris family works together to navigate parenthood, their careers, and the next chapter of their lives. Run’s House chronicles the family life of Rev Run, legendary rapper from Run-DMC and hip hop pioneer.
Channel 127 BET Her
Welcome to the first and only channel for black women! Bringing you a first-of-its-kind experience that celebrates, inspires, and supports black women, BET Her is a destination that includes a mix of blockbuster hits, classic movies, music, and original series all featuring black women. As the premiere destination for stories by and for black women, this channel promises you authenticity and a front-row seat to the women leading the global influence in music, fashion, celebrity, and entertainment.
Channel 128 BET Homecoming
BET Homecoming is a channel dedicated to celebrating the legacies and culture of historically black colleges and universities. Explore life on real and fictional historically black campuses though iconic TV series, movies and music videos.
Channel 322 Love & Hip Hop VH1
From the Big Apple to The A—watch hip hop stars in New York and Atlanta live, learn, and love as they navigate the music industry. VH1’s Love & Hip Hop New York follows the lives and relationships of artists making their mark on the city that never sleeps. In Love & Hip Hop Atlanta watch the A’s hip-hop elite work through the ups and downs of juggling their personal and professional lives on classic episodes. Two cities. One hustle. Together on Pluto TV.
Channel 324 Black Ink Crew
Ink runs deep with VH1’s Black Ink Crew: New York. Watch the origins of a tattoo empire as Caesar and the OG Crew navigate their lives and relationships while working to put their brand on the map. In Black Ink Crew Chicago, the team at 9Mag brings more tats and more drama to The Windy City. Black Ink Crew New York and Black Ink Crew Chicago—united in ink on Pluto TV.
Channel 326 Rupaul’s Drag Race
Get dragged into the phenomenon! Watch classic episodes of the Emmy® Award-winning sensation, RuPaul’s Drag Race, for all the style, fierce competition, and backstage drama. Queens compete in challenges, work the runway, and throw shade as they slay, sashay, and lip sync for their lives in a face off for the title of America’s Next Drag Superstar. Start from season 1 and see where this mega hit series began.
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