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Paramount+ reveals launch dates for US, Canada, Nordics & Australia

ViacomCBS is to launch streamer Paramount+ across the US on 4 March and has also revealed more details of the service’s international roll-out plans. Paramount+, a rebooted version of existing streamer CBS All Access, will launch across Latin America on the same date as the US, before being rolled out into the Nordics on 25 March […]

ViacomCBS to close legacy streamers as focus shifts to Paramount+

ViacomCBS is to shut down its smaller legacy streamers, such as MTV Hits, whose content will be added to its upcoming premium service Paramount+, amid a surge in subscribers for its existing SVOD and AVOD platforms. The decision was revealed in the company’s Q3 earnings report and comes as the US media giant prepares to […]

ViacomCBS reveals ‘Godfather’ drama & talks global strategy for new streamer Paramount+

ViacomCBS has revealed a raft of new shows and unveiled the name for its soon-to-launch ‘super service’ OTT platform, with execs also outlining the streamer’s commissioning strategy and its international plans. The rebranded CBS All Access will be called Paramount+ and will incorporate content from across ViacomCBS brands, including MTV, BET, Comedy Central, CBS, Paramount […]

ViacomCBS to bundle Apple TV+, Showtime and CBS All Access

ViacomCBS has reportedly agreed a deal with Apple to launch the iPhone maker’s first bundled video offering. Subscribers to Apple TV+ will be offered access to both CBS All Access and Showtime for an additional $9.99 on top of the usual $4.99 monthly charge. This service will combine a selection of content from its brands including […]

ViacomCBS reveals territories & content plans for global streamer, ahead of 2021 launch

ViacomCBS has revealed more details about its expanded international streaming service, which is set to launch early next year. Teased for months by the media giant as a ‘super service’ streamer, the company used its quarterly earnings call to shine a light on a “broad pay” CBS All Access product, which will offer content from […]

ViacomCBS outlines plans for ‘super-serving’ SVOD with 30,000 hours

ViacomCBS will look to retain more rights to its programming as it prepares to roll out a new ‘house of brands’ streaming service in 2021, CEO Bob Bakish has confirmed. The company initially announced plans to launch a large-scale streamer comparable to the likes of HBO Max and Netflix in February, but the CEO has […]

CBS All Access boldly goes with new ‘Star Trek’ show

US streaming service CBS All Access has ordered a new entry in the long-running Star Trek sci-fi franchise, with Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. The series will be produced by CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment and distributed by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group. The premiere has been written by Akiva Goldsman (Star Trek: […]

ViacomCBS plans to launch ‘broad SVOD’ service within 12 months

ViacomCBS plans to launch an international pay TV streaming product in multiple markets within the next year as part of an expansion of its streaming efforts, including boosting its US domestic premium offering CBS All Access with a number of initiatives. Speaking to analysts after the US studio posted its quarterly results at the end […]

ViacomCBS names head of programming for revamped streaming offer

ViacomCBS has made a raft of changes to the senior exec team leading its streaming business, following the company’s plans to offer an expanded version of its CBS All Access offering. Julie McNamara becomes EVP and head of programming at CBS All Access, with a remit across programming strategy, current and future originals, acquisitions and […]

ViacomCBS prepares to launch new streamer, expanding All Access offering

ViacomCBS is preparing to bolster its OTT operations by launching a new streamer that will offer shows from its All Access SVOD as well as content from its array of cable networks. The streamer, which is likely to be available commercial free and ad-supported, will include Viacom brands such as Comedy Central, Paramount Network, BET […]

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