What to expect from Paramount +, ViacomCBS’s streaming service

Everything is new again on Paramount +.

The latest streamer, launching on Thursday 4 March, connects to other “plus” platforms (Discovery +, Disney +, AMC +), but is a rebranding of CBS All Access, which launched in 2014.

Paramount + will have everything that CBS All Access already has on new shows, a library of films (some new ones, such as “Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run” and “A Quiet Place 2”) and the live CBS Network (e.g. BS). , Beta, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV, and the Smithsonian Channel). There will also be a wide slate of the original series that largely perform shows based on old pop-culture qualities (such as “Flashdance,” “Parallax Scene” and “Love Story”).

The streamer will have two pricing tiers in the US: a premium plan of $ 9.99 per month and an ad-supported base plan at $ 4.99 per month, available in June. In addition to not one but two spinoffs of Kevin Costner’s hit series “Yellowstone”, here’s a look at some of the pipeline shows (most don’t yet have premiere dates):

“Oil: The Rise of Pink Women”

Maureen Taffey, Lorna Luft, Alison Price, Michelle Piffer as the Pink Ladies
Maureen Taffey, Lorna Luft, Allison Price, Michelle Fifer as the Pink Ladies in “Crease 2”. “
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Billed as a comedy series featuring a mix of classic songs from various artists and the original film and new songs, the show will be a prequel to the 1978 film, which details how French’s older sister, Jane, played Pink’s Ladies of the Establishment.


Kelsey Grammer Dr.  Frasier will reclaim his iconic role as Crane.
Kelsey Grammer Dr. Frasier will reclaim his iconic role as Crane.
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Kelsey Grammer gave Dr. Reprized his iconic role as Frazier Crane. While little is known about the plot, it will be co-written by Chris Harris (“How I Met Your Mother”) and Joe Christelli (“Life in Moses”). Grammar first played the character on “Cheers” in 1984, then “Frazier” on NBC (1993–2004) for 11 years. The sitcom grossed 37 MM during its run.

“fatal Attraction”

This new series, described as the “remagging” of the controversial 1987 psychological thriller starring Glenn Close and Michael Douglas, is a spiral out of control. The show will look more “modern” on topics such as personality disorders; It is written by the “Dirty John” team of Alexandra Cunningham and Kevin Hines.

“Dora the Explorer”

“Dora the Explorer” will get a live-action version.
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This new-live action series, based on the iconic character from the animated show, is aimed at slightly older audiences – children aged 6–11 and their families.


The hit video game franchise is turning into an epic TV show starring Pablo Schreiber. Originally bound for Showtime, it is now migrating to Paramount +. The story follows the 26th century conflict between humanity and an alien threat.

“the Italian Job”

Charlize Theron and Mark Wahlberg starred in the 2003 version
Charlize Theron and Mark Wahlberg starred in the 2003 version of “The Italian Job”.
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The Heist thriller (which began in 1969 as a film starring Michael Caine, then a remake as a 2003 thriller starring Mark Wahlberg) is getting its own series by Matt Wheeler (“Hawaii Five-0.).” It will follow the grandson of Charlie Crocker (starring by Cine and Pahlberg in related films), as they inherit their safety deposit box and go on their own mischief.

“Star Trek: Strange New Worlds”

Since CBS All Access established itself as the home of all things “Star Trek,” Paramount + will continue the tradition. In the next installment of the franchise, Captain Pike (Anson Mount, “Hell on Wheels”) will follow science officer Spock (Ethan Peck) and number one (Rebecca Romizan) before Captain Kirk arrives with him. There will also be an animated series, “Star Trek: Prodigy.”

“guilty party”

This dark comedy starring Kate Beckinsley follows a notorious journalist who tries to save her career by uncovering the truth behind the story of a young mother who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband – A crime for which she claims to be innocent.


Return to original cast
The original cast will return for “Rugrats”.
Paramount +

For all the new animated revival series including Tommy, Chick, and Angelica – the original voice returned to play the iconic babies. The animated series originally aired on Nickelodeon from 1991–2004, with several films and a sequel series, “Most Growing Up!” (2003–2008).

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