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Execs consider folding Showtime into Paramount+

Paramount is reportedly mulling whether to discontinue Showtime as a standalone streaming service in favour of shifting its content to Paramount+. Popular titles like Yellowjackets and Billions are offered on Paramount+ internationally, but are only available in the US through the US$10.99 per month Showtime. The company’s big-budget adaptation of the Halo videogame franchise was […]

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 […]

‘Big three’ continue to dominate US SVOD chart, but newer players having an impact

Netflix has once again emerged as the top subscription streamer in the US, but the impact of newer players is being felt in the market. According to Parks Associate’s update list of the top 10 US SVOD services through to September 2020, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney-owned Hulu continue to make up the top […]

CuriosityStream hires former Showtime CEO Matthew Blank

Documentary SVOD CuriosityStream has announced the hire of industry veteran Matthew Blank to its board of directors as it looks to continue its rapid expansion. CuriosityStream, which announced that it is to become a public company earlier this month, was created by Discovery founder John Hendricks in 2015 and currently serves over 13 million paying […]

Apple officially launches Showtime and CBS All Access bundle with ViacomCBS

Apple has officially launched its first streaming bundle in a deal with ViacomCBS. As previously reported, the iPhone maker has partnered with ViacomCBS to offer Apple TV+ customers access to a bundle of CBS All Access’s ad-free tier and Showtime for US$9.99 per month via Apple Channels. The services separately cost a combined total of […]

ViacomCBS reveals more details about 2021 super streamer

ViacomCBS has revealed more details about its expanded international streaming service. Teased for months by the media giant as a ‘super service’ streamer, the company utilised its quarterly earnings call to shine a light on “broad pay” CBS All Access product which will combine a selection of content from its brands including CBS, MTV, Comedy […]

ViacomCBS to replace CBS All Access with international ‘House of Brands’ streamer as stock tumbles following ‘transitional’ Q4

ViacomCBS will launch a new streaming service as a ‘House of Brands’ that expands upon CBS All Access. Presenting its first quarterly results since completing the merger of Viacom and CBS, the company is putting its weight behind streaming. The company’s presentation said that it will “take a differentiated approach that builds on ViacomCBS’ unique […]

ViacomCBS ‘working on plan’ for new combined streaming service

ViacomCBS is working on a plan to combine existing streaming offerings including CBS All Access into a new premium service with advertising, according to a report by CNBC. According to the news service, citing unnamed sources, the new service is likely to be built around premium SVOD offering CBS All Access but will also include […]

CBS All Access and Showtime reach collective 10 million subs for ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS’s premium streaming services – CBS All Access and Showtime – have reached a collective 10 million subscribers, the company has said.  Speaking at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, CBS Interactive CEO and ViacomCBS chief digital officer Marc DeBevoise confirmed the milestone, and said that the broadcaster is “in a great position to […]

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