Pluto TV, the Viacom-owned free video streaming service, won the rights to stream “Narcos” the drug thriller that was one of Netflix’s early original hits, Bloomberg reported. Narcos was made by a French studio called Gaumont, which retained ownership, allowing it to license off the rights, unlike other shows that Netflix owns. “Narcos” will continue streaming on Netflix, Bloomberg said,...
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