SkyShowtime to begin rollout on September 20 in Nordics

SkyShowtime, the streaming joint-venture of Comcast and Paramount Global, will launch on September 20.

The service was first revealed in mid-2021, and will bring together entertainment, movies and original series from the NBCUniversal, Sky and Paramount portfolio of brands, including titles from Showtime, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, Paramount+ Originals, Sky Studios, Universal Pictures, and Peacock. Highlighted titles include Top Gun: Maverick, Jurassic World Dominion and Minions: The Rise of Gru.

SkyShowtime will launch in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden on September 20, before expanding into the Netherlands in Q4. The streamer will subsequently roll out across Spain, Portugal, Andorra, and Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) markets including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia through Q1 2023.

The companies have confirmed that SkyShowtime will replace Paramount+ in the Nordics, with titles from the existing player such as Halo and Yellowstone moving to the new platform.

SkyShowtime’s monthly price will be €6,99 in Finland, SEK 79 in Sweden, NOK 79 in Norway, and DKK 69 in Denmark. It will be available through the following distribution partners across its Nordic markets: Allente, RiksTV, Ruutu, Sappa, Strim, Telenor, Tele2, Telia, Telmore and YouSee from Nuuday Group, and TV 2 PLAY.

SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan said: “Just months after receiving full regulatory approval, SkyShowtime will officially launch on September 20 2022. We’re excited for our customers to have exclusive access to the latest series and movie premieres from our iconic and world-renowned studios. We look forward to sharing further details about launch dates for our other markets and bringing SkyShowtime to even more people across Europe.”

SkyShowtime regional general manager for Northern Europe Henriette Skov said: “We’re thrilled to launch SkyShowtime across the Nordics and look forward to offering our customers the very best selection of global series and movies all in one place.”

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