Black News Channel’s BNC 24/7 Now Streaming on Pluto TV

Press Release

Tommy Ross, Communications Director T: (850) 404-4091 tross@blacknewschannel.com

Black News Channel’s BNC 24/7 Now Streaming on Pluto TV

Tallahassee, Florida – August 31, 2020 – The Black News Channel (BNC), the nation’s only culturally specific 24/7 news network that reflects the Black community’s diverse viewpoints, announced today that its OTT streaming news service BNC 24/7 click here for promo is now available on Pluto TV–one of the leading free television services. With BNC 24/7, Pluto TV viewers will be able to tune in to see what other streaming customers around the country are talking about–the stories that give voice to the varied experiences, issues, and priorities that matter to African Americans.

“At the Black News Channel, our news programs do more than just tell a story,” shared BNC President/CEO, Princell Hair. “We tell the entire story while addressing the issues of the day in a way that is fresh, bright, and complete. And we are thrilled to bring BNC 24/7 to Pluto TV.”

“Embracing diversity and offering viewers a wide range of content and voices is very important to us, not only in the entertainment we provide, but also in our news programming,” states Amy Kuessner, SVP of Content Strategy and Global Partnerships at Pluto TV. “The Black News Channel further broadens the scope the perspectives viewers can find in our news offerings, giving a platform to important voices at a time when many need to hear from them.”

BNC joins Pluto TV’s hundreds of channels and thousands of movies and television series on-demand. With over 100,000 hours of premium content available on the platform, Pluto TV is available across all major mobile, connected TV and web-based devices and has a global footprint spanning three continents across 22 countries. Audiences can begin streaming BNC for free at pluto.tv/live-tv/black-news-channel

BNC’s launch roll-out began on February 10, 2020 and continues to grow with the addition of its trusted and informative news reporting to Pluto TV and a variety of other linear, satellite and OTT platforms. BNC added extended Prime News reporting on COVID-19 and the recent Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Coverage of these critical events concentrated on the impact on the Black community, and BNC will soon announce its special program coverage of the November 3rd Presidential elections.

More about the Black News Channel can be found at www.blacknewschannel.com.

About BNC

Black News Channel is an independent network that is minority-owned and operated, and the nation’s only provider of 24/7 cable news programming dedicated to covering the unique perspective of African American communities. BNC provides access to information and educational programming to meet the specific needs of this growing and dynamic community that is a major consumer of subscription television services. BNC delivers an authentic, new voice that represents African Americans in mainstream media and fosters political, economic, and social discourse; the network is one voice representing the many voices of African Americans. BNC’s programming illuminates truth about the unique challenges facing urban communities and helps close the “image gap” that exists today between the negative Black stereotypes perpetuated by mainstream media news and our enterprising African American communities.

About Pluto TV

Pluto TV, a Viacom CBS Company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering hundreds of 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, Pluto TV has a global audience of over 33 million monthly active users, with 26.5 million in the U.S. Pluto TV has an international footprint that spans 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 across the United States, Europe and Latin America.