May 5, 2020 – CBS Sports HQ, the free 24/7 streaming sports news network, today launched on Pluto TV, making its live, anchored coverage featuring the latest sports news available directly to Pluto TV users. Pluto TV is the leading free streaming television service in the US, with more than 22 million monthly active viewers. CBS Sports HQ and Pluto TV are both part of the ViacomCBS global media network.
“We’re very pleased to expand the distribution of CBS Sports HQ to Pluto TV, making our round-the-clock sports news even more widely accessible to the millions of Pluto TV users,” said Jeffrey Gerttula, Executive Vice President and General Manager, CBS Sports Digital.
“Pluto TV viewers have shown us how much they value news and sports offerings on the platform,” said Jeff Shultz, Chief Business Officer, Pluto TV. “In partnership with our colleagues at CBS, we are excited to bring CBS Sports HQ to our growing audience of sports fans.”
Pluto TV users can now watch all of CBS Sports HQ’s live, anchored news coverage, with regular programming including “Fantasy Football Today,” “Pick Six,” and “Nothing Personal with David Samson”.
CBS Sports HQ continues to deliver strong and sustained viewership growth, up 31% in unique viewers year-over-year in March. CBS Sports HQ’s audience has a median age of 35.
About CBS Sports HQ
CBS Sports HQ is a 24/7 streaming sports network that offers news, highlights and analysis, easily accessible for free on connected devices. The digital network, which allows sports fans to watch full-day, live, anchored coverage featuring game breakdowns and the day’s top sports storylines, is part of CBS Sports Digital. CBS Sports HQ launched in February 2018 and is currently available on CBSSports.com; the CBS Sports app for key connected TV devices including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku; the CBS Sports mobile app for iOS and Android; CBSN; the CBS All Access subscription service; and Pluto TV. Follow CBS Sports HQ on Twitter.
About Pluto TV
Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS Company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Named by Fast Company as one of 2020’s Most Innovative Companies, with over 22 million monthly active users in the US, Pluto TV has a global footprint across three continents and 22 countries throughout the US, Europe and Latin America. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices where millions tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.