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France: Orange partners with Paramount+

Orange and Paramount+, the SVoD service from Paramount, have announced a partnership to distribute Paramount+ to Orange customers in France beginning on December 1st, to coincide with the launch of the service in the country. Through this partnership, Orange TV subscribers with a TV4 or UHD set-top box can subscribe to Paramount+ from their Orange […]

November 30, 2022By Nik Roseveare

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

Star Trek’s Jonathan Frakes reveals all in episode 1 of To Boldly Ask

Star Trek actor/director Jonathan Frakes joins Ian Spelling for the launch episode of new video podcast To Boldly Ask, in which Spelling is challenged to boldly ask questions that have never been asked before. Episode One and is now available to members of The Companion. Fans who aren’t already Companion members can watch the podcast […]

July 25, 2022

Film4 showcases sci-fi in July

Film4 has launched Sci-Fi July, a summer celebration of contemporary science-fiction and fantasy cinema, with over 50 films including UK TV and network premieres across the month and continuing into August, screening on Film4 and collected on All 4. The Sci-Fi July season launches with Alita: Battle Angel from director Robert Rodriguez and screenwriter James […]

July 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

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+ takes over London’s West End

Paramount+ has joined forces with London’s West End for a summer takeover event. Paramount+ is bringing the UK capital’s district to life with a series of consumer-led installations, pop-ups and activities, with the takeover introducing some of the world’s most recognisable stars and characters, in partnership with Heart of London Business Alliance and Westminster City […]

June 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Uma Thurman fronts Paramount+ UK launch campaign

Paramount Global will stage what it has called “its biggest and most ambitious marketing campaign in the UK” throughout the summer, to herald the launch of its new streaming service, Paramount+, in the region. Paramount+ will be available in the UK and Ireland from June 22nd. The launch line-up will include exclusive originals, blockbuster films […]

June 17, 2022

SyFy channel rebranding to Sky Sci-Fi

Syfy channel will be rebranding to Sky Sci-Fi from July 26th. The channel will undergo a revamp and will offer new shows while still being home to a host of sci-fi classics. The channel will be the UK home for the long-awaited release of SurrealEstate, a paranormal series featuring cast members Tim Rozon and Sarah […]

June 14, 2022By Nik Roseveare

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

Analyst: Exclusives key for AVoD growth

Major AVoD platforms have joined the original content goldrush, with groups such as Roku, Tubi and IMDb TV (soon to be Freevee) collectively releasing over 100 brand new original titles in the last two years. A report from Ampere Analysis also finds that the US AVoD services with the highest investment in original content have […]

April 21, 2022