Finding a streaming service that fits your budget and needs can be tough. With many services on the market, Paramount+ offers sports, news, movies, entertainment, series, and originals that you and your family will enjoy.
Launched in 2021, Paramount+ has become one of the most popular streaming services in the industry with over 55 million subscribers since its inception. Owned by Paramount Global, the streamer is known as the home of a lot of Paramount-related content from CBS Media Ventures, Paramount Media Networks, and Paramount Pictures.
Find out everything you need to know about Paramount+, below.
Which Devices Support Paramount+?
Most major streaming devices support the Paramount+ app. All you need is an active internet connection and one of the following devices:
- Desktop (web)
- iOS app (phone & tablet) – iOS 13.0+
- Apple TV 4 (tvOS) & 5 (4K)
- Android app (phone & tablet)
- Compatible Android TV devices
- Compatible FireTV devices (*available in selected countries)
- Roku (*available in selected countries)
- Samsung TV (2017 or newer)
- LG TV (LG TVs with webOS 4.0 or higher, 2018 or newer models)
What Can You Watch on Paramount+?
Parmount+ is the go-to place to stream content from your favorite Paramount family of networks like CBS, MTV, BET, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Showtime, and more. The following are some of the highlights that you can find on the streamer:
Sports: NFL, PGA Tour, UEFA Champions League, Serie A, NWSL, Combate Global, Showtime Boxing, and more
Originals: Fatal Attraction, Criminal Minds: Evolution, Seal Team, Challenge World Championship, Star Trek: Picard, Rugrats, Mayor of Kingstown, Tulsa King, and more.
Series: NCIS, Blue Bloods, FBI, The Goodwife, The Neighborhood, Everybody Loves Raymond, Young Sheldon, I Love Lucy, Ridiculousness, and more.
Movies: Scream 1-3 & 5-6, 80 for Brady, Top Gun Maverick, Gladiator, Sonic the Hedgehog, Forrest Gump, Titanic, School of Rock, and more.
News: Local news from CBS affiliates, CBS Mornings, CBS News, and more.
Showtime: Yellowjackets, Dexter, Couples Therapy, Your Honor, Billions, Homeland, Shameless, The Chi, and more.
What Plans Does Paramount+ Offer?
Paramount+ offers 4 different plans: Essential, Premium, Essential with SHOWTIME, and Premium with Showtime. Each plan offers a 7-day free trial, so you can stream for one week risk-free.
What is the Essential plan?
- Price: $4.99/month or $49.99 per year
- Try the Essential plan for free for one week
With the Essential plan, Paramount+ subscribers can stream thousands of shows and movies, NFL on CBS, and UEFA Champions League with limited commercial interruption. The subscription doesn’t include your local live CBS station, but the aforementioned leagues stream on separate live feeds. The plan is only $4.99 per month, or if you subscribe annually, you can save 16%, at $49.99 per year.
What is the Premium plan?
- Price: $9.99/month or $99.99 per year
- Try the Premium plan for free for one week
If you’re looking to stream Paramount+ with no ads, then the Premium plan is an excellent choice. For $9.99/month or $99.99 annually (a savings of 16%), you can thousands of shows, sports, and movies, and your local CBS station live. There are commercials during live TV streams and some shows include brief promotional interruptions to update you on upcoming programs on Paramount+.
Get the Most Out of Your Plan by Bundling with Showtime
Premium w/ Showtime & Essential w/ Showtime
- Price: $11.99/month or $119.99/year
- Try Paramount+ with SHOWTIME for free for one week
Currently, you can subscribe to Premium with Showtime for the new low price of $11.99 per month, or $119 per year, which is the same price Essential with Showtime usually is. The bundle gives you access to everything the Premium and Essential plans offer but with the added bonus of streaming premier content from Showtime.
The Final Cut
If you’re in need of a streaming service that has a little bit of everything, Paramount+ could be the right fit for you. From originals to classics, movies, live sports, your local CBS, and Showtime, the streamer offers a superb lineup of content. With a free one-week trial and no long-term contracts, it’s easier than ever to try out the service to see if it’s something for you.