CBS All Access, the streaming house of Star Trek: Picard and Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone reboot, will change its identify early subsequent 12 months to Paramount Plus. The rebranding coincides with dad or mum firm ViacomCBS’ push to broaden abroad, and provides extra visibility to the flagging Paramount Pictures model, a 12 months after rejoining CBS’ household.
Variety reported ViacomCBS’ announcement, which additionally follows the re-merger (accomplished final 12 months) of Paramount with the community. CBS All Access, which prices $5.99 a month (or $9.99 with out ads), is assumed to have about 8 million subscribers, Variety stated.
In the U.S., Paramount Plus will probably be marketed as an all-in-one package deal that gives subscribers native TV and reside sports activities, such because the NFL, along with on-demand sequence and the corporate’s again catalog of content material.
In addition to Paramount Pictures’ holdings and CBS’ programming, Paramount Plus’s library consists of subsidiary networks like BET, Comedy Central, MTV, and Nickelodeon. Those channels may also develop authentic sequence for Paramount Plus, Variety stated.
Among the reveals being developed for a launch on Paramount Plus:
• MTV’s Behind the Music — The Top 40: This reboot of the MTV docuseries will discover “the 40 biggest artists of all time,” says a information launch.
• Lioness — A spy drama primarily based on a real-life CIA program; the hero is a U.S. Marine recruited to befriend a terrorist’s daughter and infiltrate the group.
• The Offer — This is a scripted, restricted sequence primarily based on the experiences of Al Ruddy, the producer of Paramount’s The Godfather, because the landmark 1972 movie was being made.