PARAMOUNT+ ANNOUNCES A STACKED TEAM OF NEW AND LEGACY PLAYERS JOINING “THE GAME”





PARAMOUNT+ ANNOUNCES A STACKED TEAM OF NEW AND LEGACY PLAYERS JOINING “THE GAME”

Adriyan Rae, Vaughn Hebron and Analisa Velez to Star with Legacy Cast Members Brittany Daniel and Pooch Hall Making Special Appearances

Kevin Bray to Direct the First Two Episodes

“The Game” is Produced by CBS Studios, Akil Productions and Grammnet NH Productions

Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, today announced several new cast members joining the service’s revival of the groundbreaking series THE GAME, including Adriyan Rae (“Chicago Fire”) as Brittany Pitts, the daughter of Jason and Kelly Pitts; Vaughn Hebron (“Tyler Perry’s The Oval”) as Jamison Fields, an undrafted free agent; and Analisa Velez (“Sneaky Pete”) as Raquel Navarro, Brittany’s best friend. Legacy players Brittany Daniel (“Cheaper by the Dozen”) and Pooch Hall (“Ray Donovan”) will make special appearances, reprising their roles as Kelly Pitts and Derwin Davis, respectively. The 10-episode first season of the new series will stream exclusively on Paramount+.

Relocating from San Diego to Sin City, THE GAME returns with a mix of new players and original cast, including previously announced series regulars Wendy Raquel Robinson and Hosea Chanchez, to offer a modern-day examination of Black culture through the prism of pro football. The team will tackle racism, sexism, classism and more as they fight for fame, fortune, respect and love – all while trying to maintain their souls as they each play THE GAME.

Adriyan Rae can be seen starring in NBC’s “Chicago Fire” and she recently starred as the lead of SYFY’s “Vagrant Queen.” Additional television credits include the upcoming season of “Atlanta,” “American Soul,” and “Star.” Rae’s film credits include “Superfly” and “Burning Sands.”

Vaughn Hebron can be seen on BET in “Tyler Perry’s The Oval.” Next, Hebron will appear in the upcoming Venus and Serena Williams feature, “King Richard,” starring Will Smith, and the recently wrapped “The Devil You Know” for Lionsgate.

Analisa Velez recently starred in the Billy Porter-directed play, “The Purists,” winning The Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Actress, Large Theatre, for her performance. Additional theatre credits include “Tell Hector I Miss Him” (Atlantic Theater Company), “Queen Latina and her Power Posse” (Cherry Lane Theatre), “Entremeses” (INTAR), “The Inheritance” (The Amoralists), “Dolphins & Sharks” (The Fire This Time Festival), “Tenant Occupied” (24 Hour Plays: Nationals), and “Broken Motherhood Museum” (NuAFrikan Theatre). Velez’s television and film credits include “Sneaky Pete,” “Monsterland,” “Ballad of A Hustler,” “Almost Love” and “Inez & Doug & Kira.”

Brittany Daniel’s television credits include a starring role in the new Disney+ series “Cheaper by the Dozen,” “Black-ish,” “Dawson’s Creek,” “That ‘70s Show,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “That ‘80s Show” and “Sweet Valley High.” Daniel’s notable film credits include “The Basketball Diaries,” “Joe Dirt,” “Joe Dirt 2,” “Skyline,” “White Chicks,” “Club Dread” and “Little Man.” In 2010, Daniel was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for producing the Style Network series “Ruby.”

Pooch Hall is best known for his portrayal of Daryll Donovan in Showtime’s critically acclaimed series “Ray Donovan.” In addition to starring in THE GAME as Derwin Davis for nine seasons, Hall’s television credits also include CBS’s “Accidentally on Purpose” and “Criminal Minds,” SYFY’s “Warehouse 13,” and USA’s “Suits,” “Necessary Roughness” and “Royal Pains.” His film credits include the upcoming feature version of “Ray Donovan,” “Cherry,” “A Dog’s Purpose,” the biopic “Chuck,” and “Jumping the Broom,” as well as a slew of independent features, including “Lift” opposite Kerry Washington, “Black Cloud” and “Blind Dating.”

THE GAME is executive produced by original show creator Mara Brock Akil, showrunner and writer Devon Greggory (“American Soul”), Salim Akil (“Black Lightning”), and original executive producer Kelsey Grammer (“Girlfriends”) and Tom Russo (“Black-ish”) of Grammnet NH Productions. Kevin Bray (“Insecure”) will direct the first two episodes of the inaugural season. The series is produced by CBS Studios, Akil Productions and Grammnet NH Productions.

All nine seasons of THE GAME, which originally aired on The CW and then BET, are currently available to binge on Paramount+. The series will be distributed internationally by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group.

About Paramount+:

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About CBS Studios

CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.



CBS SPORTS ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT TO BECOME EXCLUSIVE U.S. HOME OF SCOTTISH PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE





CBS SPORTS ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT TO BECOME EXCLUSIVE U.S. HOME OF SCOTTISH PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Multi-Platform Deal Includes at Least 85 Matches Annually Through 2024-2025 from cinch Premiership, cinch Championship and Premier Sports Cup

Matches to Air across Paramount+ and CBS Sports Network Beginning July 31

CBS Sports and Infront today announced a multi-year agreement for CBS Sports and Paramount+ to become the exclusive U.S. home of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL). CBS Sports will present at least 85 matches annually through 2024-2025 from the cinch Premiership – the top division of the SPFL – as well as the second-division cinch Championship and the Premier Sports Cup.

Coverage begins on Saturday, July 31, with select matches throughout the deal streaming exclusively on Paramount+, ViacomCBS’ subscription streaming service, and others airing exclusively on CBS Sports Network. As part of the multi-platform deal, CBS Sports will feature every Old Firm match between Rangers and Celtic, as well as a weekly program with highlights from across the league.

“We are looking forward to presenting the action from the Scottish Professional Football League, highlighted by the iconic Old Firm rivalry,” said Dan Weinberg, Executive Vice President, Programming, CBS Sports. “The SPFL is an elite soccer league and a key addition in our growing portfolio of global soccer rights, and we are excited to capitalize on our digital and cable platforms to bring these matches to fans across Paramount+ and CBS Sports Network.”

“This deal with CBS Sports will ensure that even more football fans across the world will have access to our competitions,” said Neil Doncaster, SPFL chief executive. “This is great news for Scottish football and a strong indication of the continuing appeal that our game holds on the global stage.

Paramount+, a leading destination for U.S. soccer fans, now features more than 2,000 live matches each year. The extensive portfolio of soccer properties includes UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League; NWSL; The Women’s Cup; Concacaf national team competitions including coverage of the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Teams (Men’s World Cup Qualifiers, Women’s World Cup Qualifiers, Men’s Nations League and Women’s Nations League); Italy’s Serie A; Argentina’s Liga Profesional de Fútbol; Brazil’s Campeonato Brasileirão Série A; and AFC competitions (AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar, AFC Champions League, AFC Women’s Asian Cup and AFC Asian Cup).

CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour home of CBS Sports, is widely available through all major cable, satellite and telco distributors as well as via OTT streaming service providers YouTube TV, fuboTV, DirecTV and Hulu. Additionally, a live CBS Sports Network stream is available through CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports App by authenticating with select providers. For more information, including a full programming schedule, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

CBS Sports Digital will also provide additional coverage throughout the season on a variety of platforms, including CBSSports.com, the CBS Sports app, and CBS Sports HQ, the 24/7 streaming sports news service.

Additional coverage details for future matches will be announced on a rolling basis.

Match Schedule through September

Saturday, July 31:

Rangers vs. Livingston 8:30 AM, ET Paramount+

Heart of Midlothian vs. Celtic 3:00 PM ET Paramount+

Sunday, Aug. 1:

Motherwell vs. Hibernian 11:30 AM, ET Paramount+

Monday, Aug. 2:

Kilmarnock vs. Ayr United 2:45 PM, ET Paramount+

Saturday, Aug. 7:

Dundee United vs. Rangers 7:30 AM, ET CBS Sports Network

Friday, Aug. 20:

Raith Rovers vs. Dunfermline 2:45 PM, ET Paramount+

Sunday, Aug. 22:

Dundee FC vs. Hibernian 7:00 AM, ET CBS Sports Network

Sunday, Aug. 29:

Rangers vs. Celtic 7:00 AM, ET CBS Sports Network

Saturday, Sept. 11:

St. Johnstone vs. Rangers 7:30 AM, ET CBS Sports Network

Sunday, Sept. 12:

Heart of Midlothian vs. Hibernian 7:00 AM, ET Paramount+

Sunday, Sept. 19:

Dundee United vs. Dundee FC 7:00 AM, ET Paramount+

Sunday, Sept. 26:

St. Mirren vs. Aberdeen 7:00 AM, ET Paramount+

About CBS Sports

CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR. In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage. CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match as the exclusive English-language home in the U.S., and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital’s multi-platform offerings include CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.

About Paramount+:

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About Infront

Connecting fans and consumers to the greatest sports events, Infront offers everything an event or commercial partner needs to be successful. With a team of around 1,000 experts working from 43 offices across 16 countries around the world, Infront is equipped to tackle any challenge – be it innovative digital solutions, world-class event operations, international media rights distribution, sponsorship sales and activations or cutting-edge media production. Headquartered in Switzerland, Infront is passionate and #AllAboutSports. @infrontsports www.infront.sport.



OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR “THE J TEAM” NOW AVAILABLE!





OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR “THE J TEAM” NOW AVAILABLE!

“THE J TEAM” Premieres Friday, September 3 Exclusively on Paramount+

Feature Film Produced by Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films

NEW YORK – Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, today revealed the official trailer for THE J TEAM, a new live-action musical starring and executive produced by pop star and social media sensation JoJo Siwa. The feature film will be available to stream exclusively on the service beginning Friday, September 3. In addition to Siwa, cast members of THE J TEAM include NAACP Image Awards® nominee Tisha Campbell-Martin (“Martin,” “Empire”), Laura Soltis (“Hiccups”), Julia Marley (“Dead to Me”), Kerrynton Jones (“Little Fires Everywhere”) and Kiara T. Romero (“The Prom”).

THE J TEAM is a 90-minute feature-length film that follows a young girl named JoJo (Siwa) whose life is turned upside down when her beloved dance coach, Val (Soltis), decides to retire and is replaced by a sparkle-hating instructor named Poppy (Campbell-Martin). Wanting to stay in the running for an upcoming dance competition, JoJo and her best friends, The Rubies (Jones, Romero), must try their hardest to abide by Poppy’s new, harsh rules. Realizing she cannot hide her sparkle or bow anymore, JoJo is kicked out of her dance troupe and must rediscover what dancing means to her.

THE J TEAM is directed by Emmy® Award winner Michael Lembeck (“The Santa Clause 2,” “Tooth Fairy”), written by Eydie Faye (“Fuller House”) and produced by Ron French (“Five Star Christmas”). Don Dunn (“To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before”) is executive producer.

Produced by Nickelodeon and Awesomeness, THE J TEAM marked the first production under Awesomeness and Nickelodeon Live-Action Film Studio head Syrinthia Studer.

An original soundtrack featuring six new songs from Siwa and more is set to release on Friday, August 27.

About JoJo Siwa

Nickelodeon superstar JoJo Siwa is a YouTube sensation, pop star, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer and The New York Times bestselling author. Siwa connects with her fans through many channels: via social media she has over 12 million subscribers with over 3.6 billion views on YouTube, she has over 10.9 million followers on Instagram, over 617,000 Twitter followers, over 34.3 million followers on TikTok and over 1.1 million followers on Facebook; through her SIWANATORZ club, which stands against negativity and bullying; through her global reach of consumer products including her signature bows, accessories, apparel, arts and crafts, cosmetics, home goods and party supplies; and with her hugely popular singles, “Boomerang,” which has been viewed over 940 million times and RIAA certified multi-platinum, “Kid in a Candy Store” and “Hold The Drama,” which are RIAA certified gold. In 2019, Siwa finished her first-ever live concert tour, Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour. Siwa will continue the North American tour in 2022. Visit JoJoDREAMTour.com for tickets, the full tour schedule and more information. Siwa also serves as Creative Director in the upcoming reality competition series The Siwa Dance Pop Revolution on Peacock.

About Paramount+

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About Awesomeness

Awesomeness, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, is a media company focused on serving the global Gen Z audience through its digital publishing, film and television studio divisions. Approaching its 10th year anniversary, Awesomeness has become the destination for youth culture, cultivating a loyal audience with hit programming on the world’s biggest streaming services including Netflix (smash-hit film series “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” Emmy® winner “Trinkets”) and Hulu (Emmy® winner “Zac & Mia”, Emmy® nominee “Pen15”), along with the company’s immensely popular short-form programs on YouTube (“Twin My Heart,” “Noah Beck Tries Things,” “AwesomenessTV’s Next Influencer,” “Brent Rivera’s Dream Vacation,” “My Dream Quinceañera,”), that garner hundreds of millions of views. As a leading media brand, Awesomeness’ worldwide distribution footprint spans owned, social and premium SVOD platforms. Founded in 2012, Awesomeness is headquartered in Los Angeles, with additional offices in New York.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 42nd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing, and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC).



Video: Paramount+’s Emmy Nominated Series “Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News” Reports





Video: Paramount+’s Emmy Nominated Series “Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News” Reports on Breaking Stories Out of Comic-Con@Home
Paramount+ today released special coverage from its Emmy-nominated animated series, revealing “breaking stories” out of Comic-Con@Home.
[via press release from Paramount+]
PARAMOUNT+’S EMMY NOMINATED SERIES “STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS TOONING OUT THE NEWS” REPORTS ON BREAKING STORIES OUT OF COMIC-CON@HOME

July 23, 2021 – Paramount+ today released special coverage from its Emmy-nominated animated series, STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS TOONING OUT THE NEWS, revealing “breaking stories” out of Comic-Con@Home. During the service’s “Peak” Animation block, the satirical news program’s heavy-hitting co-anchors, James Smartwood and Kylie Weaver, along with hosts Tory Hughes, Tyler Templeton, Dr. Ike Bloom and chief field correspondent James Smartwood Jr., covered cosplaying from home and addressed the latest rumors following the expanding “Star Trek” Universe, including “Star Trek: SPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE” and “Trek of Easttown: The Wrath of Wawa.”

Recently nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Short Form Comedy, Drama or Variety Series category, STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS TOONING OUT THE NEWS features a cast of animated characters lampooning top news stories and interviewing real-world guests. Currently in its second season, new segments are available to stream daily, culminating in a weekly full episode, exclusively on Paramount+.

The series is executive produced by Stephen Colbert and Chris Licht of CBS’ THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and RJ Fried and Tim Luecke from SHOWTIME’s OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT.

In addition to STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS TOONING OUT THE NEWS, Paramount+’s growing slate of original animated series includes STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, RUGRATS, KAMP KORAL: SPONGEBOB’S UNDER YEARS and NO ACTIVITY, as well as the upcoming THE HARPER HOUSE and STAR TREK: PRODIGY, both premiering later this year.

About Paramount+:

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage. For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About CBS Studios:

CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.



PARAMOUNT+ DEBUTS THE OFFICIAL TRAILER & KEY ART FOR “THE HARPER HOUSE”





PARAMOUNT+ DEBUTS THE OFFICIAL TRAILER & KEY ART FOR “THE HARPER HOUSE” AND ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER 16TH PREMIERE DATE DURING COMIC-CON@HOME PANEL

HOME SWEET @HOME!

The Adult Animated Comedy Series Features an All-Star Voice Cast Including Rhea Seehorn, Jason Lee, Tatiana Maslany, Ryan Flynn, Gabourey Sidibe, Gary Anthony Williams, Nyima Funk, VyVy Nguyen and Lance Krall

Paramount+ today released the official key art and trailer for the upcoming adult animated comedy THE HARPER HOUSE during the series’ panel at Comic-Con@Home. The ten-episode Paramount+ Original series will premiere Thursday, September 16th exclusively on the service.

Moderated by TV Guide Magazine’s Damian Holbrook, THE HARPER HOUSE Comic-Con@Home virtual panel was featured as part of the Paramount+ “Peak” Animation block. The lively conversation previewing the series included cast members Rhea Seehorn, Jason Lee and Ryan Flynn, with special appearances made by Gabourey Sidibe, Gary Anthony Williams, Nyima Funk, VyVy Nguyen and Lance Krall, as well as Creator/Executive Producer Brad Neely, Executive Producer Katie Krentz and Supervising Director Brian Sheesley.

THE HARPER HOUSE follows an overconfident female head of a household as she struggles to regain a higher status for herself and for her family of oddballs after losing her job and moving from the rich side to the poor side of a small town in Arkansas. To save money, they’ve moved into their inherited Victorian fixer-upper, the historic Harper House.

The series is produced by CBS Eye Animation Productions, CBS Studios’ new animation arm, in association with 219 Productions. Titmouse (“Big Mouth”), the Emmy Award-winning independent animation production company, serves as the animation studio for the series.

THE HARPER HOUSE joins the growing slate of original animated series Paramount+ has to offer, including STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, RUGRATS, KAMP KORAL: SPONGEBOB’S UNDER YEARS, NO ACTIVITY, the Emmy-nominated STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS TOONING OUT THE NEWS, and the highly anticipated STAR TREK: PRODIGY premiering later this year.

About Paramount+:

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About CBS Studios:

CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property



THE U.S.S. CERRITOS IS BACK IN ACTION IN OFFICIAL SEASON TWO TRAILER





THE U.S.S. CERRITOS IS BACK IN ACTION IN OFFICIAL SEASON TWO TRAILER FOR PARAMOUNT+ ORIGINAL SERIES “STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS”

The Crew Behind The Crew Is Back.

THE U.S.S. CERRITOS IS BACK IN ACTION IN OFFICIAL SEASON TWO TRAILER FOR PARAMOUNT+ ORIGINAL SERIES “STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS”

Official Season Two Trailer Revealed During Today’s

“Star Trek” Universe Comic-Con@Home Virtual Panel

From CBS Studios’ Eye Animation Productions,

Season Two of “Star Trek: Lower Decks” Premieres

Thursday, August 12 on Paramount+ in the U.S.

Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, today released the official trailer for season two of its hit original half-hour animated comedy series, STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS. The official trailer was revealed during the series’ Comic-Con@Home virtual panel.

The STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS season two virtual panel was part of the overall “Star Trek” Universe panel, which kicked off Paramount+’s Comic-Con@Home “Peak” Animation programming block, showcasing the service’s upcoming animated series. The “Star Trek” Universe panel also included STAR TREK: PRODIGY.

Moderated by Jerry O’Connell (“Commander Jack Ransom”), the STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS panel featured a conversation with voice cast members Tawny Newsome (“Ensign Mariner”), Jack Quaid (“Ensign Boimler”) and Eugene Cordero (“Ensign Rutherford”), as well as series creator, showrunner and executive producer, Mike McMahan, and a special greeting from Noël Wells (“Ensign Tendi”).

Developed by Emmy Award winner Mike McMahan (“Rick and Morty,” “Solar Opposites”), season two of STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS is bigger, funnier and Star Trekkier than ever before. Fans can expect strange new (and familiar) aliens to challenge the crews of the U.S.S. Cerritos and the U.S.S. Titan. For Mariner, Tendi, Rutherford and Boimler, the animated adventure is just beginning.

In addition to the Lower Deckers, the Starfleet characters that comprise the U.S.S. Cerritos’ bridge crew include Captain Carol Freeman, voiced by Dawnn Lewis, Commander Jack Ransom, voiced by Jerry O’Connell, and Doctor T’Ana, voiced by Gillian Vigman.

The series is produced by CBS Studios’ Eye Animation Productions, CBS Studios’ new animation arm; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Entertainment. Secret Hideout’s Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin, Roddenberry Entertainment’s Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth and Katie Krentz (219 Productions) serve as executive producers alongside creator and showrunner Mike McMahan. Aaron Baiers (Secret Hideout), who brought McMahan to the project, also serves as an executive producer. Titmouse (“Big Mouth”), the Emmy Award-winning independent animation production company, serves as the animation studio for the series.

STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS streams exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S. and is distributed concurrently by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group on Amazon Prime Video in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Japan, India and more. In Canada, it airs on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi Channel and streams on Crave. Seasons one and two of STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS will be available to stream exclusively on Paramount+ in Latin America beginning in September 2021.

About Paramount+:

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About the Star Trek Universe on Paramount+:

The Star Trek Universe on Paramount+ includes current and upcoming seasons of the original series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, STAR TREK: PICARD, the animated series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS and the upcoming STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS and STAR TREK: PRODIGY, the first “Star Trek” series aimed at younger audiences. The Star Trek Universe on Paramount+ also includes all 726 episodes from the six classic Star Trek series and a selection of Star Trek films.

For additional info on and photography from Paramount+’s STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, STAR TREK: PICARD, STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS and STAR TREK: PRODIGY, please click here.

About CBS Studios:

CBS Studios is one of the world’s leading suppliers of entertainment programming with more than 70 series currently in production for broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.



TEASER TRAILER FOR THE PARAMOUNT+ ORIGINAL ANIMATED KIDS’ SERIES “STAR TREK: PRODIGY” MAKES ITS DEBUT





TEASER TRAILER FOR THE PARAMOUNT+ ORIGINAL ANIMATED KIDS’ SERIES “STAR TREK: PRODIGY” MAKES ITS DEBUT DURING COMIC-CON@HOME

We’ve Only Just Begun.

Introduced by Executive Producers Kevin and Dan Hageman,

the All-New Teaser Trailer Features the First Look

at the “Star Trek: Prodigy” Starship

From CBS Studios’ Eye Animation Studios and Nickelodeon,

“Star Trek: Prodigy” Launches on Paramount+ in the U.S. This Fall

Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, today debuted the official teaser trailer for the all-new animated kids’ series STAR TREK: PRODIGY. The teaser trailer was introduced by executive producers Kevin and Dan Hageman during the series’ Comic-Con@Home virtual panel and featured a first look at the STAR TREK: PRODIGY starship.

Produced by the Nickelodeon Animation Studio and CBS Studios’ Eye Animation Studios, STAR TREK: PRODIGY will premiere on Paramount+ in the U.S. this fall.

The STAR TREK: PRODIGY virtual panel was part of the overall “Star Trek” Universe panel, which kicked off Paramount+’s Comic-Con@Home “Peak” Animation programming block, showcasing the service’s upcoming animated series. The “Star Trek” Universe panel also included season two of STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS.

Moderated by Jerry O’Connell (STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS), the STAR TREK: PRODIGY panel featured a conversation with voice cast members Kate Mulgrew (“Hologram Janeway”), Brett Gray (“Dal”), Ella Purnell (“Gwyn”), Angus Imrie (“Zero”), Rylee Alazraqui (“Rok-Tahk”), Dee Bradley Baker (“Murf”) and Jason Mantzoukas (“Jankom Pog”) alongside executive producers Kevin and Dan Hageman and director/co-executive producer Ben Hibon.

Developed by Emmy® Award winners Kevin and Dan Hageman (“Trollhunters” and “Ninjago”), the CG-animated series STAR TREK: PRODIGY is the first “Star Trek” series aimed at younger audiences and will follow a motley crew of young aliens who must figure out how to work together while navigating a greater galaxy, in search for a better future. These six young outcasts know nothing about the ship they have commandeered – a first in the history of the Star Trek franchise – but over the course of their adventures together, they will each be introduced to Starfleet and the ideals it represents.

STAR TREK: PRODIGY is from CBS’ Eye Animation Productions, CBS Studios’ new animation arm; Nickelodeon Animation Studio, led by President of Animation, Ramsey Naito; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Katie Krentz, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers alongside co-showrunners Kevin and Dan Hageman. Ben Hibon directs, co-executive produces and serves as the creative lead of the all-new animated series. Aaron Baiers also serves as co-executive producer.

About Paramount+:

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About the Star Trek Universe on Paramount+:

The Star Trek Universe on Paramount+ includes current and upcoming seasons of the original series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, STAR TREK: PICARD, the animated series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS and the upcoming STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS and STAR TREK: PRODIGY, the first “Star Trek” series aimed at younger audiences. The Star Trek Universe on Paramount+ also includes all 726 episodes from the six classic Star Trek series and a selection of Star Trek films, including the documentary WOMAN IN MOTION: NICHELLE NICHOLS, STAR TREK AND THE REMAKING OF NASA.

For additional info on and photography from Paramount+’s STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, STAR TREK: PICARD, STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS and STAR TREK: PRODIGY, please click here.

About CBS Studios:

CBS Studios is one of the world’s leading suppliers of entertainment programming with more than 70 series currently in production for broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.

About Nickelodeon:

Nickelodeon, now in its 42nd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC).



PARAMOUNT+ RENEWS CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ORIGINAL SERIES “THE GOOD FIGHT” FOR A SIXTH SEASON





PARAMOUNT+ RENEWS CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ORIGINAL SERIES “THE GOOD FIGHT” FOR A SIXTH SEASON

The First Four Episodes of Season Five of THE GOOD FIGHT Are Currently Available

to Stream on Paramount+; New Episodes Drop Weekly on Thursdays

THE GOOD FIGHT is Produced by CBS Studios in

Association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions

Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, today announced that its critically acclaimed original series, THE GOOD FIGHT, was renewed for a sixth season. The first four episodes of season five of THE GOOD FIGHT are currently available to stream on Paramount+. New episodes of the 10-episode long fifth season drop weekly on Thursdays, exclusively for Paramount+ subscribers.

“THE GOOD FIGHT’s provocative, whip smart, and no-holds-barred world remains as relevant as ever, continuing to entice new audiences as one of Paramount+’s top performing original series and acquisition drivers,” said Nicole Clemens, President, Paramount+ Original Scripted Series. “We are thrilled to continue THE GOOD FIGHT’s enduring legacy with a sixth season and can’t wait to see what the brilliant minds behind the series, Robert and Michelle King, tackle next.”

In the fifth season, Diane (Christine Baranski) is forced to question whether it’s appropriate for her to help run an African American law firm with Liz (Audra McDonald) when the firm loses two top lawyers. Meanwhile, Marissa (Sarah Steele) and the firm become entangled with Hal Wackner (Mandy Patinkin), a regular Chicagoan who decides to open his own courtroom in the back of a copy shop.

The cast of THE GOOD FIGHT includes Christine Baranski, Audra McDonald, Sarah Steele, Michael Boatman, Nyambi Nyambi, Zach Grenier, Charmaine Bingwa and Mandy Patinkin.

Robert and Michelle King serve as showrunners and executive producers of the series, which they co-created with Phil Alden Robinson. Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker, Brooke Kennedy, Liz Glotzer, William Finkelstein, Jonathan Tolins and Jacquelyn Reingold also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by CBS Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions. The series is distributed worldwide by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group.

About Paramount+

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About CBS Studios

CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.



PARAMOUNT+ RENEWS HIT SERIES “iCARLY” FOR A SECOND SEASON





PARAMOUNT+ RENEWS HIT SERIES “iCARLY” FOR A SECOND SEASON

Season One Now Streaming on Paramount+ in the U.S. and Canada with New Episodes

Dropping Thursdays Exclusively for Paramount+ Subscribers

Series to Premiere on Paramount+ in Latin America and the Nordics on July 30 and in Australia on August 11

Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, today announced that its new hit series, iCARLY, has been renewed for a second season in all markets the service is available, including the U.S., Australia, Canada, Latin America and the Nordics. Produced by Nickelodeon Studios, the new iCARLY series premiered in June on Paramount+ and quickly became one of the streaming service’s top acquisition drivers, ranking among Paramount+’s most-streamed titles since the series’ debut. Production on the second season will begin in Los Angeles this fall.

iCARLY on Paramount+ picks up nearly 10 years after the beloved original Nickelodeon show ended, finding Carly Shay, the original influencer, and her friends navigating work, love and family now as adults. The series stars Miranda Cosgrove as Carly, Jerry Trainor as Spencer, Nathan Kress as Freddie, Laci Mosley as Harper and Jaidyn Triplett as Millicent. New episodes of the 13-episode first season drop on Thursdays exclusively for Paramount+ subscribers.

The new iCARLY series is executive produced by Ali Schouten and Miranda Cosgrove, with Schouten also serving as showrunner. Jerry Trainor and Alissa Vradenburg serve as producers. iCARLY was created by Dan Schneider. The original series ran from 2007-2012 on Nickelodeon.

Production of the new iCARLY series for Nickelodeon Studios is overseen by Shauna Phelan and Zack Olin, Co-Heads of Nickelodeon & Awesomeness Live-Action. Brian Banks serves as Nickelodeon’s Executive in Charge of Production for the series.

Season one, which is currently streaming in the U.S. and Canada, will debut in the Nordics and Latin America on July 30 and in Australia on August 11.

In addition to catching up on new iCARLY episodes, fans can also binge all five seasons of the original on Paramount+. For more on iCARLY, including photos, please visit: https://www.viacomcbspressexpress.com/paramount-plus/shows/icarly/.

@iCarly, @ParamountPlus, @Nickelodeon

#iCarly

About Paramount+

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 42nd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC).



PARAMOUNT+ WELCOMES YOU TO THE INTOXICATING WORLD OF MADONNA’S “MADAME X”





PARAMOUNT+ WELCOMES YOU TO THE INTOXICATING WORLD OF MADONNA’S “MADAME X”

Exclusive Global Premiere of Madonna’s New Concert Documentary Will Begin Streaming on Friday, October 8


Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, and MTV Entertainment Studios today announced that Madonna’s highly-anticipated documentary film, MADAME X, will exclusively debut on Paramount+ in the U.S., Latin America, Australia, the Nordics and Canada beginning on Friday, October 8. Fans outside of these markets can watch the documentary on MTV.

Filmed in Lisbon, Portugal, the film captures the pop icon’s rare and rapturous tour performance, hailed by sold out theatrical audiences worldwide. The unprecedented intimate streaming experience will take viewers on a journey as compelling and audacious as Madonna’s fearless persona, Madame X, a secret agent traveling around the world, changing identities, fighting for freedom and bringing light to dark places.

“Sharing my vision with global audiences has been profoundly meaningful to me. The opportunity to bring its message and the incandescent artistry of all involved to an even wider audience comes at a time when music is so deeply needed to remind us of the sacred bond of our shared humanity,” said Madonna.

“Madonna is undoubtedly the world’s biggest superstar, never ceasing to push boundaries and shape the pop culture landscape. She and MTV together have an incredibly storied history and we are thrilled to continue to amplify our partnership globally with the exclusive world premiere of MADAME X streaming on Paramount+ this October,” said Bruce Gillmer, Chief Content Officer, Music, Paramount+ and President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & Events, ViacomCBS.

Madonna’s virtuoso performance in MADAME X celebrates the seven-time Grammy Award winner’s 14th studio album of the same name, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, and captures new music alongside previous hits and fan favorites for an unrivaled theatrical journey. The linguistically diverse album, inspired by her life immersed in the rich cultural influences of Lisbon, is a love letter to multiculturalism and a testament to Madonna’s transformative influence on, and respect for, global culture. It earned praise from The New York Times as a “reimagine[d] pop spectacle for a theater stage, merging her newest music and calls for political awareness with striking intimacy.”

Universally celebrated for its artistry and risk-taking, MADAME X features 48 on-stage performers including Madonna’s children, musicians and dancers from around the globe, and the all-female Orquestra Batukadeiras, whose performance of “Batuka” evokes Batuque, a style of music created by the women originating from Cape Verde. The tour has elicited critical acclaim from fans and media alike, with Forbes proclaiming, “As Madame X, Madonna Is Her Most Authentic Onstage Self In Years,” and Billboard describing her “at her best, unapologetic, uncompromising, unyielding and in complete control.” The Atlantic describes its cultural impact: “The power of a show as successful as this is that it beams you directly into a warm, sassy, transfixing human’s brainspace and makes you believe in its rightness. What better entertainment could there be than leaving the theater feeling like a pop star might just save the world?”

From MTV Entertainment Studios, MADAME X is directed by Ricardo Gomes and SKNX. The Madame X Tour was created and directed by a team led by Madonna, including Jamie King as Creative Producer and Megan Lawson as Co-Director and Lead Choreographer. Additional creative contribution and choreography by Damien Jalet, Costume Design by Eyob Yohannes, Musical Direction by Kevin Antunes and Set Design by Ric Lipson for Stufish Entertainment Architects.

About Madonna:

MADONNA released her 14th studio album, Madame X, in 2019, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Following the success of the album, the seven-time Grammy Award-winner embarked on the sold-out Madame X Tour, a series of rare and intimate performances which took place exclusively in theaters and gave fans around the world an opportunity to see Madonna in an environment like they had never seen before. The New York Times said, “Her Madame X show reimagines pop spectacle for a theater stage, merging her newest music and calls for political awareness with striking intimacy.” Madonna is currently developing her biopic which she will direct. The film will follow Madonna’s rise to prominence as the culture-shaping musician, actress, director, author, and entrepreneur she is today. Beyond her music career, Madonna is the co-founder of Raising Malawi, a non-profit that is dedicated to helping with the extreme poverty and hardship endured by Malawi’s one million orphans, primarily through health and education programming.

About Paramount+:

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.