AMC Networks announced today that Pluto TV, the leading free streaming television service in the US, will launch a suite of original AMC Networks channels on May 1, including Stories by AMC, Slightly Off by IFC, All Reality WE tv, and The Walking Dead en Español. The launch of these dedicated channels will give Pluto TV customers access to a wide variety of popular and critically acclaimed AMC Networks content, including AMC’s The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, Halt and Catch Fire, and Into the Badlands; IFC’s Portlandia, Documentary Now! and Brockmire; and WE tv’s Kendra on Top and Mary Mary, and more favorites from across AMC Networks’ cable channels. Select programming will also be available on demand as part of Pluto TV’s platform.
“We are excited to partner with Pluto TV to bring AMC Networks’ acclaimed originals to our fans in new ways, as viewers continue to seek greater flexibility and choice,” said Joshua Reader, president of distribution and development for AMC Networks. “Free ad-supported streaming is an emerging category that gives us the ability to complement the content offerings of our linear networks and other new platforms in ways that serve viewers and advertising partners – all part of our strategy to make our content available to as many people as possible in a rapidly evolving media environment. As always, compelling, distinctive and premium content is at the heart of our appeal and that of these new AMCN-Pluto channels.”
“As we continue to see incredible growth and adoption of Pluto TV worldwide, we are thrilled to join forces with an esteemed and award-winning partner like AMC Networks,” states Amy Kuessner, Senior Vice President of Content Strategy and Global Partnerships. “Pluto TV is the exclusive launch partner of these new channels from AMC Networks, that offer the perfect escape for viewers in search of the very best television programming that’s easy to access and free to stream.”
AMC Networks channels on Pluto TV information:
Stories By AMC: Stories By AMC will include past seasons of The Walking Dead. In addition, Stories By AMC includes full series of award-winning shows including, Halt and Catch Fire, Hap and Leonard, and Into the Badlands, as well as select seasons of Ride with Norman Reedus and Making of the Mob and also the gritty police drama Low Winter Sun. More series joining the channel in the upcoming months include Fear the Walking Dead, Preacher, TURN: Washington’s Spies, Comic Book Men, and more.
Slightly Off By IFC: With an acclaimed slate of award-winning comedies, Slightly Off By IFC includes Documentary Now!, brilliant cult favorite Portlandia, Sherman’s Showcase, Brockmire, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and more. More IFC favorites joining the channel in the coming months include Baroness Von Sketch Show, Stan Against Evil and more.
All Reality WE tv: All Reality WE tv boasts a deep library of additive, relationship-focused content. Series at launch include: Kendra On Top, L.A. Hair, Mary Mary, and John Edward Cross Country. Other WE tv series available on the channel includes WE tv classics such as My Fair Wedding, Hustle & Soul, Tamar & Vince and more. Additional WE tv series joining the channel include in the coming months include, Bridezillas, Million Dollar Matchmaker, Cutting It In The ATL, Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual, and more.
The Walking Dead en Español: TV’s biggest series and #1 cable drama for 10 consecutive years has a new, go-to destination for The Walking Dead in Spanish, where fans will be able to watch their favorite series 24/7. The channel includes The Walking Dead and hit series Fear the Walking Dead.
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