LOS ANGELES – (June 28, 2021) – IMPACT Wrestling, a subsidiary of the leading independent global multi-platform media company Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc., announced today the expansion of IMPACT Wrestling’s popular content on Pluto TV—furthering the promotion’s reach across the United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The move comes as a continuation of IMPACT Wrestling’s partnership with Pluto TV, which kicked off in April 2018 with the U.S. launch of IMPACT Wrestling’s content on the country’s top free ad-supported streaming television service.
Since its inception in 2002, IMPACT has established itself as one of the largest professional wrestling organizations in the world and the premier destination for wrestling fans across the globe. Now, Pluto TV users throughout Europe will be able to enjoy IMPACT Wrestling’s hard-hitting programming which boasts almost two decades of new and classic original content from across the promotion’s storied legacy. Those featured include celebrated icons such as Ric Flair, Sting, Kurt Angle, Kevin Nash and AJ Styles; as well as IMPACT’s current roster of world-class athletes which includes Rich Swann, The Good Brothers, former NFL player Moose, Deonna Purrazzo, Sami Callihan, Eddie Edwards, Jordynne Grace, Eric Young and Chris Bey.
“IMPACT Wrestling is proud to continue our successful partnership with Pluto TV, bringing our exclusive content to even more viewers around the world,” said Jaime Pollack, Chief Revenue Officer, Sports Media Group, which includes IMPACT Wrestling. “The global demand for quality professional wrestling programming has, arguably, never been higher, and we are excited for the opportunity to provide millions of pro wrestling fans both old and new with the ultimate ringside seats to all the epic matchups, original series, and in-depth retrospectives that IMPACT Wrestling is known for.”
IMPACT programming is televised globally in 120 countries including AXS TV in the US. IMPACT boasts a huge following on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media platforms.
About IMPACT Wrestling
A subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc., IMPACT Wrestling® is one of the world's top wrestling brands, producing over 200 hours of original content annually and televised in 120 countries including AXS TV in the United States. Founded in 2002, IMPACT Wrestling’s deep library of premium content is streamed across the world on the promotion’s own on-demand subscription service IMPACT PLUS©, as well as OTT platforms such as Pluto TV, Samsung TV Plus and XUMO. A Twitter official partner, IMPACT has a powerful social media presence with over 10 million engaged followers across all major services. Ancillary businesses include live events, merchandise, licensing and sponsorship. For more information, visit www.impactwrestling.com.
About PLUTO TV
Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS Company, is the leading free streaming television service, 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 nearly 50 million monthly active users. Pluto TV has an international footprint that spans across three continents and 25 countries throughout the US, Europe and Latin America. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.