ViacomCBS’ Paramount Plus will launch March 4, the corporate introduced Tuesday. If you’re already a subscriber to CBS All Access, don’t fear, that is only a identify change, not a brand new factor to purchase.
Plans for the rebranding/relaunching had been introduced in September. Paramount rejoined ViacomCBS on the finish of 2019, following the re-merger of Viacom and CBS (these two corporations had first break up in 2006). This means, mainly, that Paramount Pictures’ holdings will be a part of a library that features content material from CBS and subsidiary networks BET, Comedy Central, MTV, and Nickelodeon.
All of the networks can be creating authentic collection for Paramount Plus, the corporate reported again in September. Paramount Plus can be an all-in-one on-demand service that additionally presents subscribers native associates’ community programming and dwell sports activities, such because the NFL.
Paramount’s movie library contains the Mission: Impossible collection, the 4 Indiana Jones movies, Shrek, The Transformers, and Jack Ryan (the Tom Clancy character’s movie collection, not the Amazon Prime TV collection), along with Oscar-winning fare like The Godfather and its sequels. Other than Mission: Impossible — Fallout in 2018, the corporate has struggled to deliver hits over the previous seven years.
CBS All Access at the moment presents two subscription tiers — an ad-supported model for $5.99 a month, and advertisement-free viewing for $9.99 a month. ViacomCBS didn’t announce any pricing modifications with Tuesday’s information. The rebranding will take impact in Canada on March 4, as properly, however the expanded content material library won’t be a part of the service there till later in 2021.