Today, Viacom and CBS announced a deal to merge into a single company. That new company will be called ViacomCBS and will include a long list of streaming services like CBS All Access, Pluto TV, CBS News, and more.
Now Viacom and CBS are saying that once the merger is complete CBS content will be coming to Viacom’s free Pluto TV service.
Before this can happen, the Viacom and CBS merger needs to be approved by a long list of federal agencies. That means CBS programming is likely not going to be added to Pluto TV for months if not a year or more.
Earlier this year Viacom purchased the free TV streaming service Pluto TV. Since that deal closed Viacom has quickly been working hard to add Viacom programming to Pluto TV.
Viacom has also been adding content from partners like the BBC and CNN. Now with the addition of CBS programming in the future the free streaming service Pluto TV is becoming a great option for cord cutters who want a ton of content without paying for it.
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