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Paramount+ sets UK launch date and pricing

Paramount+, the global streaming service from Paramount Global, will launch in the UK and Ireland on June 22nd. Paramount’s President & CEO, Bob Bakish, announced the international plans for the service as the company reported its Q1 earnings, and revealed that Paramount+ is close to 40 million subscribers in its active markets. Paramount+ will also […]

May 3, 2022

Pluto TV now on Xbox, PC

Pluto TV, a Paramount company, has announced that its free streaming service is now on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and on PCs with Windows 10 or Windows 11. Users can now access the entire library of channels available directly from Pluto TV app in the UK, GSA, Italy and Latin America. The service will […]

March 31, 2022

Paramount+ expands to France

As part of a wide-ranging series of announcements, including the changing of the overall company name to Paramount Global, ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a division of ViacomCBS, has agreed a long-term strategic partnership that will bring Canal+ subscribers ViacomCBS content. The strategic partnership includes the distribution of Paramount+ as the service expands to France this year. […]

February 16, 2022

Virgin Media gives TV subs free kids content for half term

Virgin Media is making its full range of premium kids entertainment and learning-based programmes available for all of its 3.5 million TV customers until October 31st, at no extra cost. Until the end of the month, all Virgin TV customers in the UK will be given free access to 13 kids pay-TV channels including BabyTV, […]

October 21, 2021By Nik Roseveare

ViacomCBS, Sky launching Paramount+ in Europe

ViacomCBS and Sky, part of Comcast, have announced that Paramount+ will launch on Sky platforms in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA) in 2022 as part of a new multi-year distribution agreement that also includes the extended carriage of ViacomCBS’ portfolio of pay-TV channels and the renewal of Sky as an ad […]

August 5, 2021By Nik Roseveare

ViacomCBS unveils NickWatch by Nickelodeon

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a division of ViacomCBS, has unveiled the first ever connected smart NickWatch by Nickelodeon at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This new innovative family-centric wearable device offers trusted entertainment and communication features along with innovative technology, developed with VCNI’s specialized tech partner. The device will be available for purchase in […]

June 29, 2021

SpongeBob skips cinema for Netflix

The latest movie from Nickelodeon icon SpongeBob SquarePants has landed directly on Netflix in Europe. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run was scheduled for a global theatrical release this summer before the pandemic put an end to that. Paramount then agreed a deal with Netflix to debut the movie on the streaming platform everywhere […]

November 6, 2020By Nik Roseveare