Major League Soccer To Launch Pluto TV Ch.

Major League Soccer (MLS) and Pluto TV, the free streaming television service, today announced the launch of the league’s channel on Pluto TV (ch. 203).

“Major League Soccer’s agreement with Pluto TV offers fans a new way to experience the game and interact with our high-quality content,” said MLS SVP of Media Chris Schlosser. “Major League Soccer is always evaluating new opportunities to provide our young, diverse and tech savvy fan base increased access to our matches, athletes and clubs. We are thrilled to offer a new free, content destination for our fans.”

Highlights of the available programming include classic matches, such as MLS Cup 2018 and Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s debut for the LA Galaxy, a 4-3 win over crosstown rivals LAFC. Original features on offer will include The Movement, which explores the intersection of soccer and culture, and The Birth of a Rivalry, MLS’s flagship series about the passion of new rivalries.

Additional programming includes Matchday Central, featuring expert analysis from MLS personalities; Extratime driven by Continental, a twice-weekly talk show; MLS Review, a weekly show; and highlights including Top 10 Plays” and “All Goals,” among others.

“Establishing our first league offering with a renowned and respected organization like the MLS is the perfect match,” said Amy Kuessner, SVP of content partnerships for Pluto TV. “Expanding Pluto TV’s sports offerings has long been a goal of the platform, and we’re proud to kick that off with the most popular game in the world.”

MLS’ new channel will join Pluto TV’s 100-plus live, linear, curated channels and thousands of movies on demand from nearly 150 major studios, networks, publishers and digital first outfits.

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Viewers and fans can access Pluto TV in the living room by utilizing Amazon’s Fire TV, Roku, Android TV, Chromecast, on Smart TVs by Vizio, Hisense, and Sony, or on gaming consoles such as PS4. It is also available on-the-go via apps for iOS, Android, and Amazon, at-the-fingertips on PC and Mac, or on the web at www.Pluto.TV.


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