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TBI Weekly: What ‘Batwoman’ & ‘Yellowstone’ tell us ahead of LA Screenings

Next week’s LA Screenings promise to provide some answers to some big questions – namely, just what shows the US studios are prepared to sell to international buyers. Yet the direction of travel for some is already clear, write Mark Layton & Richard Middleton. The worlds of Taylor Sheridan’s ratings-laden cowboy drama Yellowstone and the […]

Paramount ups streaming chiefs to lead Paramount+ & Pluto TV expansion

Paramount Global has promoted execs Marco Nobili and Olivier Jollet to help drive the international expansion of Paramount+ and Pluto TV in what it describes as a “crucial year” for its streaming services. Nobili has been upped to EVP and international general manager of Paramount+, where he will lead on strategy and execution for the SVOD’s continued […]

Paramount+ unveils European launch plans & Indian joint-venture strategy

Streaming service Paramount+ is set to launch in the UK and Ireland on 22 June, parent company Paramount Global has announced. The SVOD, which will launch in the UK with 8,000 hours of content, will also launch in South Korea in the same month, with further launches planned in Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland and Austria […]

CBS & Network 10 both embark upon ‘The Real Love Boat’

US network CBS and Australian broadcaster Network 10 have both ordered local versions of The Real Love Boat, a reality dating competition series inspired by the hit 1970s scripted series The Love Boat. The Love Boat IP is owned by CBS Studios which, along with CBS and Network 10, are both Paramount Global brands. Production begins […]

Paramount shares plummet as ViacomCBS rebrands & unveils streaming plans

The share price of Paramount Global (fka ViacomCBS) dropped by more than 20% on Wednesday as investors reacted to the media giant’s overhaul of its streaming operations. The fall came after the company unveiled a major refocus to streaming on Wednesday, unveiling an expansive slate of new international content for its streaming service Paramount+. As a […]

ViacomCBS unveils Paramount+ global push, sets France launch & int’l dramas

ViacomCBS has rebranded itself as Paramount Global (to be known as Paramount) as the company set out new growth plans and an expansive slate of new international content for its streaming service Paramount+. New content headed to the service includes its first UK commissions and spin-offs from popular franchises including NCIS, Yellowstone, The Shore, as well as […]