ViacomCBS' Free Streamer Pluto TV Is Profitable Ahead of Schedule

As streaming side approaches $5 billion run rate, CEO Bob Bakish says next year is all about global expansion

ViacomCBS’s free, ad-supported streamer Pluto TV is focused on growth, not on turning a profit. But as the platform became a $1 billion business in 2021, the U.S. side of the business is also going to be profitable earlier than anticipated, ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish shared Tuesday.