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Paramount+ announces Queen of the Universe S2 cast

Paramount+ has announced the premiere date and cast lineup for the highly anticipated second season of Queen of the Universe. Hosted by five-time BAFTA TV Award winner Graham Norton, the new season will premiere exclusively on the service April 1st in the UK, Latin America, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Australia and March 31st […]

February 22, 2023

Paramount suffers on streaming and ads

Paramount Global disappointed Wall Street estimates on quarterly revenue as a slump in the advertising market hit CBS. TV advertising revenue fell 7 per cent in the three months to December, despite a lift from political advertising on the back of US mid-term elections in November. Meanwhile, Paramount+ added a record 9.9 million subscribers, partly […]

February 16, 2023

Paramount, TVING announce Bargain series

Paramount and TVING have announced that the Korean crime-thriller series Bargain will debut on Paramount+ outside of South Korea in 2023.  Bargain is the second title coming to the streaming platform as part of the strategic partnership between Paramount and CJ ENM.  Bargain stars actors Jun Jong-seo (Money Heist: Korea) and Jin Seon-kyu (Extreme Job) and it is an […]

November 4, 2022

Paramount defends streaming as stock slides  

Paramount Global has defended its strategy as it invests heavily to become a big player in the streaming wars. Paramount reported third-quarter profits fell 57 per cent as its DTC units dropped $343 million (€351.5m). Paramount’s already depressed stock sunk another 10 per cent. CFO Naveen Chopra told analysts that streaming would be an important […]

November 3, 2022

Paramount+ launches in Italy in September

Paramount+, the streaming service from Paramount Global, will arrive in Italy on September 15th with over 8,000 hours of content spanning all genres at launch, including a wide range of exclusive programming at a cost of €7.99 per month. An annual subscription will be available at €79.90. “Paramount+ is rapidly expanding its global footprint, offering […]

August 11, 2022

Strange New Worlds most-watched debut Star Trek series

Paramount+ has announced Star Trek: Strange New Worlds had the strongest debut ever for a Star Trek series, setting a new record as the most-watched original series in the franchise over its first 90 days. The series is also off to a strong start internationally, ranking as one the top two most-watched original series on […]

August 11, 2022

Report: FAST channels changing TV ad landscape

A report, Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV: Why More Advertisers (and Consumers) Are Going F.A.S.T., from Comcast Advertising, the advertising division of Comcast Cable, highlights the rise of Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) and its value to advertisers today as a complement to traditional TV and streaming advertising plans. As one of the newest forms of […]

July 22, 2022

Report: Paramount+ UK has 2nd largest slate of local commissions

Paramount+ entered the UK streaming market – currently dominated by giants Netflix and Prime Video – on June 22nd with a focus on local content and the Crime & Thriller genre. According to a report by Ampere Analysis, Paramount+ holds now the second largest slate of SVoD titles commissioned in the UK in 2022, with […]

July 11, 2022

Paramount+ arrives in UK

Paramount Global rolled out the Blue Carpet and hosted a star-studded, London event to celebrate the debut of Paramount+ in the UK and Ireland. The SVoD service offers more than 8,000 hours of content, including movies and TV series, new originals and iconic shows. “From over 100 years of storytelling experience with our Hollywood studio […]

June 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Paramount+ plans 150 originals by 2025

Paramount+, the SVoD service from Paramount Global, has announced its investment in internationally originated content with a slate of original series that will debut around the world, a first step towards the streamer’s plan to commission 150 international originals by 2025. The news comes in advance of Paramount+’s expansion to the UK and Ireland on June 22nd, […]

June 20, 2022