PARAMOUNT+ LAUNCHES JUNE 22 AFTER LONDON STAR EVENT, REVEALING NEW SLATE AND EUROPEAN LAUNCH SCHEDULE
Hosted by Graham Nortonsome of Paramount+’s biggest stars have landed at London to preview their live stage shows, including Kevin Costner, Viola Davis, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Noemie Harris, hill of faith, Tim McGrawBill Nighy, David Oyelowo, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Shannon, Sylvester Stalloneand much more
LONDON, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) rolled out the blue carpet and staged a dazzling star-studded event at Outernet London, a new immersive culture, music and media district on iconic Denmark Street, to celebrate the debut of Paramount+ in the UK and Ireland on June 22. The premium SVOD service will offer more than 8,000 hours of content for the whole family, including blockbuster movies and TV series, new originals and iconic shows.
“From over 100 years of storytelling experience with our Hollywood studio and production centers around the world, we know how to create great global content. Paramount+ is a mountain of fun for the whole family,” said Tom RyanPresident and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Streaming, Paramountduring the presentation of the event.
Ryan added: “We are the only service where you will see Sylvester StalloneSpongeBob SquarePants, Star Trek and South Park all in one place, and it all makes Paramount+ what a streaming service is supposed to be.”
Maria KyriacouPresident of Australia, Canada, Israeland in the UK, Paramountsaid at the event: “Launching Paramount+ in the UK is not just about bringing the best of the world to Britainit’s about getting even more of the best of Britain in the world.”
Kyriacou continued: “The phenomenal power of British creativity with our tradition of storytelling and talent on and off screen will be the foundation for creating an incredible slate of British Originals for Paramount+. Even before we launch , we’ve already ordered 20 shows, with many more planned in the years to come. It’s time to celebrate the incredible creative firepower of our producers, creatives, writers and, of course, our talent on screen.
Hosted by Graham Nortonthe event featured world-renowned talent Kevin Costner, Viola Davis, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Noemie Harris, hill of faith, Tim McGrawBill Nighy, David Oyelowo, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Shannon, Sylvester Stalloneand much more.
Paramount+ launches in the UK and Ireland on June 22after successfully landing in South Korea on June 16 and will continue to expand Italy in September, and Germany, Swiss, Austria (GSA) and France in Decemberwith 45 marketplaces expected to launch by the end of the year.
Along with the announcement, Paramount+ has unveiled slates of its premium international originals along with casting details and the start of productions in partnership with MTV Entertainment Studios.
International originals from around the world
Paramount+ announced its continued investment in diverse content with a slate of international original series, a step towards its go-live plan 150 international originals by 2025.
The originals will be produced by VIS, a division of Paramount’s vast global studio that spans more than 20 countries, in partnership with an array of leading production companies around the world. The slate includes:
MURDER OF GOD’S BANKER (International)
MASK: MARIE ANTOINETTE SERIAL KILLER (France)
A FINE LINE (Germany)
THE SHEIKH (DER SCHEICH)(Germany)
SINALOA’S FIRST LADY (Mexico)
YOU MUST DIE (Mexico)
MTV Entertainment Studios
Paramount+ has made several announcements in partnership with renowned entertainment studios MTV.
The streamer announced that the two-time Emmy®-winning actress Dana Delany (“Body of Proof”) will join the previously announced series lead and Oscar® nominee Sylvester Stallone in the new original series KING TULSA. Creator and Oscar nominee Taylor Sheridan serves as executive producer alongside Oscar nominee and Emmy winner Terence Winter (“The Sopranos”, “The Wolf of Wall Street”), who will also be at the helm as showrunner and screenwriter. Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios, KING TULSA will premiere on Paramount+ with two episodes Sunday November 13 on Paramount+ in the United States. The series will be rolled out internationally in Canada on November 13followed by Australia and the UK on November 14and later this year, Latin America and other international markets.
KING TULSA is produced by Sheridan, Winter, Stallone, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkel, Bob Yari, David Hutkins, Allen Coulter and Braden Aftergood.
KING TULSA is the latest addition to Sheridan’s growing roster on Paramount+ which includes 1883, MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN and the upcoming series LIONESS, 1883: THE STORY OF BASS REEVES, LAND MAN and 1923.
by Taylor Sheridan The highly anticipated next installment of the “Yellowstone” origin story to account for the end of World War I (1918) and the start of Prohibition (1920), both of which will be incorporated into the story, has received a new name – 1923 (formerly 1932).
Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios and Bosque Ranch Productions, the series stars the Oscar winner Helen Mirren and Oscar nominee Harrison Ford.
Paramount+ also announced that production will begin next week in Atlanta, Georgia for his next original series WOLF PACKpremiering later this year and internationally where the service is available.
The series will be written and produced by Jeff Davis under its multi-year deal with MTV Entertainment Studios. Davis is also writing and producing the upcoming Paramount+ Original Film, TEEN WOLF THE MOVIE.
QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE
Singer and global superstar Mel B is set to join the star-studded panel of judges for season 2 of her hit global singing competition, QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSEjoining an esteemed list of returning judges, including platinum recording artist, triple Emmy® producer and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” judge, Michelle Face; Nominated for multiple Emmys and GRAMMY® vanessa williams; and American drag superstar Trixie Mattel. Five-time winner of the BAFTA TV Award Graham Norton will also return as a host.
Paramount+ launches in the UK on June 22
Paramount+ will launch in the UK and Ireland with a wide range of content for the whole family, covering exclusive new Paramount+ originals, hit shows and popular movies across all genres from Paramount’s world-renowned brands and production studios, including SHOWTIME®, Paramount Pictures, Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon.
In the UK, Paramount+ will be available online at https://www.paramountplus.com/ , on mobile and a wide range of connected TV devices via distribution via Apple, Amazon, Google, Roku® and Samsung, and more. Users will be able to register for the service to £6.99 per month / £69.90 per year United Kingdom and €7.99 per month Where €79.90 per year in Ireland after a seven-day free trial.
Paramount+ will also launch on Celestial platforms in the UK and Ireland under a new multi-year distribution deal that also includes expanded distribution of Paramount’s core portfolio of pay-TV channels. cinema of the sky subscribers will receive Paramount+ included at no additional cost via a standalone app on sky glass and Sky Q.
Paramount+ is a global subscription digital video streaming service from Paramount that offers a mountain of premium entertainment for audiences of all ages. Internationally, the streaming service offers an extensive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across all genres from world-renowned brands and production studios, including SHOWTIME®, BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian. Channel™, in addition to a strong offering of premium local content. The service is currently live in the United States, Canada, Latin Americathe Caribbeanthe Nordics, Australia and South Korea.
For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.
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