Tag: ViacomCBS

  • ViacomCBS Rebrands as Paramount Effective Today

    ViacomCBS Rebrands as Paramount Effective Today

    ViacomCBS is officially changing its name to Paramount as of Feb. 16. The move is to promote greater recognition, and create a unified “umbrella brand” instead of giving the illusion of two companies, according to President and CEO Bob Bakish. “Paramount’s iconic peak represents a rich history for our company as pioneers in the Golden […]

  • Weekend Wrap-Up: Locast’s Latest Legal Blow, Apple TV Getting tvOS 15 Update, and More

    Weekend Wrap-Up: Locast’s Latest Legal Blow, Apple TV Getting tvOS 15 Update, and More

    This week, we learned when eligible Apple TV users should start seeing the newest software update, tvOS 15. Elsewhere, ViacomCBS shared that it’s planning to offer a bundle that includes Showtime and Paramount+. Meanwhile, Locast suffered another legal blow this week, and Disney has decided to premiere the rest of its 2021 films in movie […]

  • A New Showtime and Paramount+ Bundle Will be Available Later This Month

    A New Showtime and Paramount+ Bundle Will be Available Later This Month

    ViacomCBS is planning to release a Showtime and Paramount+ subscription bundle in the next few weeks. Executive Vice President and CFO Naveen Chopra mentioned the news during a Bank of America Securities conference earlier this week. “We’ve got a Paramount Plus-Showtime bundle that we’ll be launching later this month,” Chopra said. “I think we found […]

  • ViacomCBS and Comcast Team Up for a New Streaming Service in Europe

    ViacomCBS and Comcast Team Up for a New Streaming Service in Europe

    ViacomCBS and Comcast announced today plans to launch a new streaming service in over 20 European markets. The service, SkyShowtime, will include content from NBCUniversal, Sky, and ViacomCBS portfolio of brands, including titles from SHOWTIME, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, Paramount+ Originals, Sky Studios, Universal Pictures, and Peacock.   News of the partnership between ViacomCBS and Comcast […]

  • ViacomCBS Reports 42 Million Subscribers Across Streaming Services

    ViacomCBS Reports 42 Million Subscribers Across Streaming Services

    ViacomCBS this morning shared its Q2 earnings results. The company now has 42 million subscribers across its streaming services, including Paramount+ and Showtime. ViacomCBS also shared that it saw a 92% increase in streaming revenue year over year, along with 6.2 million new streaming subscribers for the quarter. Streaming advertising revenue was also up, with […]

  • ViacomCBS and Cox Sign Distribution Deal Including Networks and Streaming

    ViacomCBS and Cox Sign Distribution Deal Including Networks and Streaming

    ViacomCBS announced this morning a multi-year distribution deal with Cox Communication that will bring ViacomCBS channels and streaming services to Cox customers. The deal includes ViacomCBS’ linear networks including BET, CBS Sports Network, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop TV, SHOWTIME, Smithsonian Channel, Telefe, TV Land and VH1. Cox customers will also […]

  • ViacomCBS, Charter Sign New Deal to Include Streaming Services

    ViacomCBS, Charter Sign New Deal to Include Streaming Services

    ViacomCBS and Charter Communications have signed a new multi-year distribution agreement for Charter to continue carrying ViacomCBS’ networks. The new deal will also include ViacomCBS’ streaming services including Paramount+, Pluto TV, BET+ and Noggin for future distribution to Spectrum customers. “We are pleased to have reached a new deal to deliver ViacomCBS’ expansive portfolio of […]

  • Report Suggests Comcast Exploring Deals with ViacomCBS, Roku As Part of Streaming Push

    Report Suggests Comcast Exploring Deals with ViacomCBS, Roku As Part of Streaming Push

    (Editor’s Note: Updated story after reaching out to Roku to comment on the report.) A new report suggests Comcast is considering deals to collaborate with ViacomCBS or to acquire Roku as the company looks to establish itself in the world of streaming. In a profile focusing on Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, the Wall Street Journal […]

  • Hulu Adds Nine ViacomCBS Channels to Live Lineup

    Hulu Adds Nine ViacomCBS Channels to Live Lineup

    Hulu announced today that it is adding nine more ViacomCBS channels to the Hulu with Live channel lineup. The price of Hulu with Live TV will remain at $64.99/month. Hulu with Live will now include Comedy Central, BET, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, VH1, CMT, MTV, TV Land, and Paramount Network. Along with the live channels, subscribers […]

  • Paramount+ Will Cost at $4.99 With Ads, $9.99 Without Ads

    Paramount+ Will Cost at $4.99 With Ads, $9.99 Without Ads

    During today’s streaming event, ViacomCBS finally answered a question we’ve all been asking since the rebranding was announced: how much will Paramount+ cost? A subscription will cost $4.99 with ads or $9.99 without ads. However, there are a few things to note about the new pricing. First up, the $4.99 price point is lower than […]