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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 […]

ViacomCBS rebrands as Paramount, with SVOD launch set for France

ViacomCBS has rebranded itself as Paramount Global (to be known as Paramount) as the company set out new growth plans and an expansive slate of new international content for its streaming service Paramount+. New content headed to the service included it first UK commissions and spin-offs from popular franchises including NCIS, Yellowstone, The Shore, as well as a Sexy Beast prequel and […]

ViacomCBS partners with Twitter to boost Paramount+ IP

ViacomCBS has announced a new global partnership with Twitter.  The multi-year agreement will deliver “premium digital content around ViacomCBS’ biggest live events, hit shows and iconic franchises from the company’s leading portfolio of entertainment, news and sports brands.” These brands range from BET and Comedy Central to Paramount Network and MTV. As a part of […]

Women’s Super League picked up by ViacomCBS for Paramount+

ViacomCBS has picked up the US broadcast rights to the FA Women’s Super League. The deal will see CBS Sports act as the exclusive US English-language rights holder of what is arguably Europe’s top women’s football league. The multi-year deal will see matches broadcast across the CBS Sports Network and streaming service Paramount+ during the […]

ViacomCBS offers a free year of Paramount+ to US T-Mobile customers

ViacomCBS has announced a deal with T-Mobile to give the mobile operator’s customers one year’s free access to streaming service Paramount+. New and existing T-Mobile and Sprint postpaid wireless and home internet customers on any consumer plan can access 12 months of Paramount+’s Essential tier starting November 9. This is applicable to both new and […]