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PARAMOUNT+ LAUNCHES JUNE 22 AFTER THE LONDON STAR EVENT.

Hosting Graham Nortonsome of Paramount+’s biggest stars have made it into London to preview your live performances on stage, including Kevin Costner, Viola Davis, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Naomie Harris, Faith Hill, Tim McGrawBill Nighy David Oyelowo, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Shannon, Sylvester Stalloneand much more

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LONDON, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) rolled out the Blue Carpet and hosted a dazzling star-studded event at Outernet London, an exciting new cultural, music and media district on legendary Dania Street, to celebrate its debut. Paramount+ in the UK and Ireland on June 22. The premium SVOD service will offer over 8,000 hours of content for the whole family, including blockbusters and series, new originals and cult shows.

ViacomCBS today announced that the global media company will become Paramount Global (referred to as “Paramount”) effective February 16, bringing together its leading portfolio of premium entertainment properties under a new parent company name. (PRNewsfoto/ViacomCBS Inc.)

“From over 100 years of storytelling with our Hollywood studios and production centers around the world, we know how to create great global content. Paramount+ is a mountain of entertainment for the whole family,” the statement 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, making Paramount+ what a streaming service should be.”

Maria KyriakouThe president Australia, Canada, Israeland UK, Paramountstated during the event: “The launch of Paramount+ in the UK is not just about bringing the best in the world to Britanniait’s about getting even more Britannia to the world.”

Kyriakou continued, “The phenomenal strength of British creativity, with our storytelling tradition and talent on and off screen, will form the basis for creating an incredible roster of British originals for Paramount+. Even before the launch, we have already booked 20 shows, and many more are planned for the coming years. This is a moment to celebrate the incredible creative power of our producers, our creatives, our writers and, of course, our on-screen talent.”

Hosting Graham NortonThe event brought together world-renowned talent from Kevin Costner, Viola Davis, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Naomie Harris, Faith Hill, Tim McGrawBill Nighy David Oyelowo, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Shannon, Sylvester Stalloneand much more.

Paramount+ launches in UK and Ireland 22nd of Juneafter a successful landing at South Korea we June 16 and will continue its expansion to Italy in September and before Germany, Switzerland, Austria (GAA) and France in Decemberwith 45 markets expected to be launched by the end of the year.

In addition to this announcement, Paramount+ has released a list of its premium international originals, as well as casting and production details in partnership with MTV Entertainment Studios.

International originals from around the world

Paramount+ has announced its continued investment in diverse content with a selection of international original series, a step towards its commissioning plan. 150 international originals by 2025.

The originals will be produced by VIS, a division of Paramount’s vast worldwide studio that spans over 20 countries, in partnership with a number of leading production companies from around the world. The slide includes:

  • KILLING GOD’S BANKER (International)

  • MASK: MARIE ANTOINETTE SERIAL KILLER (France)

  • THIN LINE (Germany)

  • SHEIKH (DER SHEIKH)(Germany)

  • CIRCEO (Italy)

  • SINALOA FIRST LADY (mexico city)

  • MUST DIE(mexico city)

MTV entertainment studios

Paramount+ has made several announcements in partnership with renowned MTV Entertainment Studios.

TALSA KING

Streamer announced that the two-time Emmy®-winning actress Dana Delaney (“Body of Proof”) will join the previously announced lead series and Oscar nominee. Sylvester Stallone in new original series TALSA KING. Creator and Oscar nominee Taylor Sheridan serves as executive producer alongside Oscar nominee and Emmy Award winner. Terence Winter (The Sopranos, The Wolf of Wall Street), who will also be at the helm as showrunner and writer. Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios. TALSA KING premiered on Paramount+ with two episodes Sunday, November 13 at Paramount+ in the US. The series will be released internationally in Canada. we the 13th of Novemberfollowed by Australia and UK we November 14and later this year Latin America and other international markets.

TALSA KING executive producer Sheridan, Winter, Stallone, David S. Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, David Hutkin, Allen Coulter as well as Braden Aftergood.

TALSA KING is the latest addition to Sheridan’s growing roster at Paramount+, which includes 1883, MED KINGSTOUN and future series LIONESS, 1883: THE STORY OF BAS REEVES, LANDMAN as well as 1923

1923

Taylor Sheridan The long-awaited next installment of the Yellowstone origin story, celebrating the end of World War I (1918) and the beginning of Prohibition (1920), both of which will be woven into history, has been given a new title – 1923 (formerly 1932).

The series produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios and Bosque Ranch Productions and starring an Academy Award winner. Helen Mirren and Oscar nominee Harrison Ford.

WOLF PACK

Paramount+ also announced that production will begin next week at Atlanta, Georgia for his upcoming original series WOLF PACKwhich will premiere later this year, as well as worldwide where the service is available.

The series will be written and executive produced by Jeff Davis under his multi-year contract with MTV Entertainment Studios. Davis is also writing and producing the upcoming Paramount+ original film. TEEN WOLF FILM.

QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE

Global singer and superstar Mel B is set to join the all-star jury for the second season of the world famous song contest. QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSEjoining an esteemed cast of returning judges including platinum-winning artist, three-time Emmy® winner, producer and judge for RuPaul’s Drag Race. Michelle Face; Multi-Emmy and GRAMMY® Nominee Vanessa Williams; and American drag superstar Trixie Mattel. Five-time winner of the BAFTA television award. Graham Norton will also return as host.

Paramount+ launches in the UK 22nd of June
Paramount+ will launch in the UK and Ireland with a wide selection of content for the whole family, including new and exclusive Paramount+ original films, popular shows and popular films of all genres from Paramount’s world-renowned brands and 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 devices and a wide range of connected TV devices through distribution through Apple, Amazon, Google, Roku®, Samsung and others. Users can register for the service £6.99 per month / £69.90 per year in the United Kingdom as well as 7.99 euros per month gold €79.90 per year in Ireland after a free seven-day trial period.

Paramount+ will also launch on sky platforms in the UK and Ireland under a new multi-year distribution agreement that also includes expanded support for Paramount’s leading pay-TV portfolio. Sky Cinema subscribers will receive Paramount+ at no additional cost through a separate app at sky glass and Skye K.

About Paramount+
Paramount+ is Paramount’s global digital video streaming subscription service, offering tons of premium entertainment for audiences of all ages. Internationally, the streaming service offers an extensive library of original series, hit shows, and popular films in all genres from world-renowned brands and production houses, including SHOWTIME®, BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, and Smithsonian. Channel™ in addition to a reliable offer of first-class local content. The service currently operates in the US, Canada, Latin Americatea caribbeanscandinavians, Australia as well as South Korea.

For more information about Paramount+, visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social media.

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