Paramount Plus UK launch date, TV shows and cost of new streaming service
The Paramount Plus streaming service will soon be available to UK audiences, it has been confirmed. Paramount Plus will compete with Netflix and Amazon Prime and bring movies and TV shows owned by ViacomCBS Networks International to the small screen.
It’s expected to be home to massive franchises like Star Trek and Mission: Impossible, along with many other popular titles. But when will the streaming service launch in the UK, so fans can start their frantic marathons?
To make your life easier, we dug into the release date and what TV show subscribers can expect. Keep reading to learn more.
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When will Paramount Plus be available in the UK?
Paramount Plus will launch in the UK and Ireland on Wednesday June 22. News of his arrival broke on Tuesday, May 3, reports RadioTimes.
Raffaele Annecchino, President and CEO of International Networks, Studios and Streaming at Paramount Global, said, “Paramount is known for its leading portfolio of premium entertainment brands and a robust content engine that powers our service. fast-growing streaming company, Paramount+. This year will be monumental for our streaming strategy as we accelerate our global ambitions, rapidly expanding Paramount+ in Europe starting with the UK, Italy, Germany, France and more by the end of this year and making its Asian debut with South Korea in June, followed by India in 2023.
“With an already extensive global footprint and a strong long-term market-by-market strategy, we are well positioned to build on our positive momentum.”
What shows will be on Paramount Plus?
Many of the top Paramount Plus shows (like The Good Fight or Star Trek: Picard) currently have deals in place with other UK providers like Channel 4 and Prime Video, but parent company Paramount says it will launch with 8,000 hours of movies and TV. shows. This includes Paramount Originals as well as entertainment from channels such as Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and SHOWTIME.
The entire Star Trek franchise, the Yellowstone drama series, a Frasier revival, and a Grease prequel series will be available to watch. Other titles include The Offer, 1883, Mayor of Kingstown, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber, The First Lady, Queen of the Universe, and Jerry & Marge Go Large.
For children, a Rugrats remake will be released. There will also be live-action reboots for Dora and The Fairly Odd Parents.
How much will it cost?
Paramount Plus will cost £6.99 per month or £69.90 per year in the UK after a seven-day free trial. The service will be accessible on Apple, Amazon, Google, Roku and Samsung platforms and more. Sky Cinema subscribers, including Sky Q customers, will also be able to use the service at no additional cost.