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Paramount Streaming promotes Grossman, Kuessner

Paramount Global’s streaming division has promoted two content executives to new leadership positions: Jeff Grossman will now take the role EVP of programming for Paramount+ and Amy Kuessner (pictured) will be EVP of programming for Pluto TV. Grossman will oversee content strategy for Paramount+ globally. He most recently was EVP of content and business operations […]

November 29, 2023

Paramount+ adds 2.7m subs in Q3

Paramount Global has reported Q3 financial results to September 30th 2023, with strong growth in both DTC revenue and streaming subscribers. Bob Bakish, Paramount Global CEO, commented: “We continue to execute our strategy and prioritise prudent investment in streaming while maximising the earnings of our traditional business. In Q3, we successfully grew Direct- to-Consumer revenue […]

November 3, 2023

Paramount, currency partnership

Paramount Global and TV measurement company have announced an agreement to measure and transact national TV advertising campaigns using iSpot currency metrics across Paramount’s media and streaming properties in the US. The two companies are currently completing technology integrations to enable seamless advertising transactions inside of Paramount’s proprietary and licensed systems. Using iSpot, Paramount […]

October 10, 2023

Paramount Global appoints Sears in EVP role

Paramount Global has announced the appointment of Lee Sears as Executive Vice President (EVP), Head of International Advertising Sales and Integrated Marketing for Paramount Global. Sears will report to Pam Kaufman, President and CEO of International Markets, Global Consumer Products and Experiences, and to John Halley, President of Paramount Advertising. In this role, Sears will […]

June 15, 2023

Star Trek holographic panel at MCM Comic Con

Paramount+ has announced that stars of the hit series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds will join MCM Comic Con’s first ever holographic panel experience for fans in attendance. To celebrate the return of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds with a second 10-episode season on Paramount+, fan favourites Rebecca Romijn (Una Chin-Riley), Ethan Peck (Spock), Celia […]

May 12, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Canada: Paramount movies on Club illico

Club illico, the Canadian SVoD service, has reached a Pay-One licensing agreement with Paramount Global Content Distribution to stream new films from Paramount Pictures’ slate after their theatrical release. Club illico is consequently now the exclusive French Language home for all new Paramount Pictures feature films following their theatrical release in Canada. Future titles to […]

February 23, 2023

Paramount+, Showtime to merge in US

Paramount has announced that its Showtime brand is set to be merged with Paramount+. In the US, the streaming and linear platforms will now be rebranded as ‘Paramount+ With Showtime’. Later this year the Showtime streaming service will cease operations. In a memo to staff, Paramount Global CEO Bob Bakish said: “With Showtime’s content integrated […]

January 31, 2023

Pluto TV sets Canadian launch date

Paramount Global and media and content company Corus Entertainment have confirmed that FAST (free ad-supported streaming television) service Pluto TV will debut in Canada on December 1st. The pair say the service will debut with its most robust content offering at launch to-date, with more than 100 unique, curated channels and over 20,000 hours of […]

September 22, 2022

SkyShowtime reveals launch date, content line-up

SVoD service SkyShowtime will officially launch on September 20th, bringing its premium offering of exclusive entertainment to millions of homes across Europe. A joint venture of Comcast — parent company of NBCUniversal and Sky —  and Paramount Global, SkyShowtime will initially launch in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden before expanding into the Netherlands later in […]

September 5, 2022By Colin Mann

Pamela Kaufman to lead Paramount Global international business

Media and entertainment company Paramount Global has confirmed that Pamela Kaufman, President of Global Consumer Products and Experiences for Paramount, has been appointed President and CEO of International Markets, Global Consumer Products & Experiences, effective immediately. This newly-created position reports to Bob Bakish, President and CEO of Paramount, and reflects Paramount’s ongoing strategy of globalising […]

July 29, 2022