Today Fremantle announced the launch of the dedicated FAST channel, The Jamie Oliver Channel to U.S. audiences on a panel at MIPCOM 2023. Viewers will
now able to watch the globally renowned chef’s cooking shows on the leading free streaming television service, Pluto TV.
The round -the-clock channel features the celebrated chef and child health campaigner, Jamie Oliver, and his huge catalogue of inspiring and mouth-watering cooking shows. The channel will bring his delicious recipes to an entirely new audience, inspiring home cooks from a host of his iconic shows including Jamie’s Quick & Easy, Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals, Jamie’s Super Food as well as his award- winning documentary series Sugar Rush, Jamie’s School Dinners and more.
The Jamie Oliver Channel programming highlights will include Jolly Jamie Holiday. The countdown to Christmas begins November 20, with Jamie and his family sharing how they celebrate the holidays cooking up delicious feasts and creating festive traditions in programs such as Jamie’s Italian Christmas,
Jamie’s Quick & Easy Christmas, and Jamie’s Night Before Christmas. Laura Florence, SVP Global FAST Channels, Fremantle said: “Fremantle and Jamie Oliver have been working together for 20 years, and the launch of the Jamie Oliver Channel in the US is another exciting step in our international partnership and another important milestone in our FAST business growth. With a huge back catalogue of premium cooking shows, we are delighted to be bringing his innovative style and natural approach to food to audiences in the US. Pluto TV is the ideal platform to be the home of the Jamie Oliver Channel, and we can’t wait for viewers to get inspired and be entertained by one of
the world’s best-known chefs.” Zoë Collins, Managing Director, Jamie Oliver Group, said: “We are delighted to extend our partnership with Fremantle with a dedicated Jamie Oliver FAST channel on Pluto TV. This is a fantastic opportunity to bring Jamie’s programming from across the years – including his iconic recipe shows offering simple, clever and delicious solutions through to his brilliant, award winning documentaries and more – to a
new, highly engaged audience.” The Jamie Oliver Channel continues Fremantle’s relationship with Pluto TV, with ten dedicated FAST Channels on the platform in the US, UK, Canada, and Italy. Fremantle FAST Channels provide content across all genres of entertainment from Fremantle’s extensive library of both scripted and unscripted productions. Pluto TV is home to Fremantle FAST Channels such as BUZZR, the nation’s first network
dedicated to iconic game shows; The Price is Right and The Price Is Right: The Barker Era celebrating one of the most iconic names in game show history, Bob Barker; Let’s Make a Deal; Classic Family Feud; and
Baywatch the classic show that features a group of Los Angeles lifeguards who save lives, fight crime and deal with their own personal drama.