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Paramount+ to debut in Japan via J:COM and WOWOW

Paramount Global’s streaming service Paramount+ will launch in Japan in partnership with local cable provider J:COM and pay TV operator WOWOW, before the end of this year. Paramount+ will debut in Japan on December 1 via J:COM and WOWOW’s on-demand services, available to subscribers at no additional costs. Japan marks the second country of the […]

Paramount+ inks promotional deal with Formula 1

Paramount Global streamer Paramount+ has struck a promotional partnership with Formula 1 for the 2023-2024 season which marks the first of its kind for the sport.  It comes off the back of a successful deal between Paramount+ and Formula 1 in 2022, which saw the streamer gain strategic exposure at key Formula 1 races, including […]

Paramount explores Noggin and BET Media sales

Paramount Global, the company behind streaming platform Paramount+, is reported to be plotting the sale of online kids platform Noggin. News that the company wants to sell the service follows similar rumours that it is also looking to divest BET Media. Paramount has not commented on the Noggin rumours, but the Wall Street Journal cited […]

Parrot Analytics: The Mandalorian fronts Finland’s top 10

Disney’s leading Star Wars series The Mandalorian has topped Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending April 1 in Finland. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand across social media, fan sites, peer-to-peer protocols and file-sharing […]

Tanya Giles departs Paramount as chief programming officer

Tanya Giles is reportedly stepping down from her role at Paramount as chief programming officer for streaming, with no immediate replacement according to Deadline. Giles was promoted from her role general manager of the MTV Entertainment Group to chief programming officer for streaming in 2021. She leaves Paramount+ after spending 28 years working at the […]

Paramount+ forges alliance with mobile network Three in the UK

Streaming platform Paramount+ has joined forces with 5G network Three UK to give customers access to more than 8,000 hours of its key entertainment titles. Three UK will become the streaming service’s first major mobile partner in the UK, as Paramount+ continues to grow its direct-to-consumer distribution. Paramount+ said its service would be available to […]

The evolution of streaming – listen to the latest episode of TV Watch

The latest episode of Digital TV Europe’s podcast TV Watch is now available to stream wherever you get your podcasts. In the latest episode, industry veteran Marc DeBevoise – recently hired as CEO of video delivery platform Brightcove – talks to DTVE about his experience of the streaming revolution. DeBevoise has over 20 years of […]

Paramount all in on streaming, says SVP

Paramount is “leveraging its entire business into streaming”, a senior streaming exec at the company has said. Speaking at the Connected TV World Summit, Paramount SVP of streaming Dan Fahy discussed the launch of SVOD Paramount+ at the end of June. The SVOD will launch in the UK with 8,000 hours of content, including the […]

Paramount+ sets UK and Ireland launch date and pricing as streamer adds 7m

Paramount+ is set to launch in the UK and Ireland on June 22, parent company Paramount has announced. The company also revealed that Paramount+ added 6.8 million subscribers in the quarter, as it approaches 40 million global subscribers. The streamer, which will launch in the UK with 8,000 hours of content, will also launch in […]

Paramount shares nosedive as content spend spooks investors

The share price of Paramount Global (née ViacomCBS) dropped by over 20% on Wednesday as investors reacted to the media giant’s announced streaming refocus. On wednesday, the company announced a major rebrand to go fully in on its streaming businesses including Paramount+, Showtime and BET+. As a part of this, Paramount said that it would […]

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