LOS ANGELES, CA – October 12, 2020 – Pluto TV, the leading free streaming television service, in partnership with Gaumont, today announced that the award-winning Netflix Original series Narcos will begin streaming on Pluto TV premiering on October 20th, 2020. This marks the first time the entire Narcos series, seasons 1-5, will be available to stream, for free, in the U.S.
Narcos will be streamed across four different Pluto TV owned & operated linear channels, with multiple air times and different languages to appeal to and accommodate a wide variety of viewing audiences and preferences. Presented in both English and Spanish, Narcos will be programmed across Pluto TV’s Crime Drama and Narco Novelas channels and its own branded single-series, marathon-style channels – Narcos and Narcos en Español. Spanish-speaking versions of Narcos will stream with English subtitles, and respectively, English-speaking versions of Narcos will stream with Spanish subtitles catering to multi-lingual audiences.
“As the adoption of ad-supported streaming continues to accelerate, we are excited to build on that momentum and align with esteemed creators and producers in search of new ways to introduce audiences to their coveted collection of award-winning content,” states Amy Kuessner, SVP Content Strategy and Global Partnerships at Pluto TV. “Working in partnership with Gaumont, a longtime pioneer in the world of streaming, to bring the acclaimed Netflix Original series Narcos to Pluto TV is further testament to the evolving free streaming landscape that is rapidly gaining foothold for prestige partners, game-changing content and audiences alike.”
T-Mobile joins Pluto TV as the presenting sponsor for Narcos, kicking off the series on October 20th, beginning at 10pm ET, offering limited commercial interruptions for the first two episodes.
Season One of Narcos will stream weeknights at 10pm ET, with catch-up episodes the following day beginning at 8pm ET. Bonus weekendmarathons will be offered following the series premiere. Pluto TV will debut a new season each month through February 2021. Additional details to follow.
Narcos (season 1-3) gives viewers an inside look at the men who would stop at nothing to take down the notorious cocaine trafficker, Pablo Escobar. From the Colombian government to the DEA agents and the policemen who would risk their lives, to the US officials who would spin the story, Narcos takes an unfiltered look into the war that would change the drug trade forever.
Narcos: Mexico (season 4-5) explores the origin of the modern war on drugs, beginning at the time when Mexican traffickers were a loose and disorganized confederation of small-time independent dealers. As the series progresses, we’re introduced to DEA Agent Walt Breslin, the man in charge of Operation Leyenda: the DEA’s second attempt to take down the biggest Narcos of Mexico.