Sky Cinema now includes Paramount+ at no extra cost
Sky Cinema now includes Paramount+ at no extra cost
It’s time to roll out the red carpet for a mountain of entertainment. On 22 June, Paramount+ makes its big debut in the UK and Sky Cinema customers on Sky platforms can enjoy the brand new streaming service included within their existing subscription at no extra cost.
This means all TV shows and films from Paramount+ UK will be included with Sky Cinema, such as:
- Blockbuster movies: Jerry & Marge Go Large, Scream (from July), Ray Donovan: The Movie, Mission Impossible: Fallout, Transformers The Last Night, Clifford The Big Red Dog, PAW Patrol: The Movie
- New originals & exclusives: Halo, The First Lady, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, The Thing About Pam, Super Pumped, The Offer and The Man Who Fell to Earth.
- Iconic Shows: Yellowjackets, Billions, Dexter: New Blood, Geordie Shore, iCarly & South Park.
- Kids series: From Kamp Koral and Rugrats to beloved shows like The Adventures of Paddington and Baby Shark’s Big Show!
The streaming service will also be the home of a selection of new blockbuster films after their theatrical and home entertainment release, including Top Gun: Maverick.
Paramount+ is the global streaming service from Paramount Global and will cost £6.99 per month for non-Sky Cinema customers. Sky customers without Sky Cinema can access the Paramount+ app on a Sky platform by logging in with an existing Paramount+ subscription that has been obtained direct from www.paramountplus.com.
Paramount+ is home to some of the world’s most beloved franchises and through a standalone app on Sky Q and Sky Glass, Sky Cinema customers can stream hits from the Star Trek universe, critically acclaimed series like Yellowstone with Kevin Costner, and family favourites including SpongeBob SquarePants and Rugrats all at no extra cost.
And that’s not all - some of the most highly anticipated Paramount+ and SHOWTIME® Original series will be available at launch including the eagerly awaited HALO, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, The First Lady starring Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Gillian Anderson alongside premium international scripted Paramount+ Originals like Sexy Beast.
Zai Bennett, Managing Director, Content Sky UK and Ireland, says: “Paramount is synonymous with Hollywood – which is why adding Paramount+ to the Sky Cinema package is not only the perfect pairing, but it will offer great added value for our customers who will be able to access a vast catalogue of premium content at no extra cost.”
Sky Cinema is the home of Sky Original films including the upcoming Terry Pratchett family animation The Amazing Maurice, After Yang starring Colin Farrell, new thriller Poker Face directed by and starring Russell Crowe, with brand new films launching every month alongside an unrivalled range of the latest cinema releases including Dune, Spider-Man: No Way Home and The Matrix: Resurrections plus an unrivalled on demand library featuring countless classic movies, indie hits, and the best blockbusters.
Seamlessly integrated into the Sky TV experience, the Paramount+ app is easy to find via the Apps rail on both Sky Glass and Sky Q. Sky+ customers will also have a range of TV shows and films ingested in their box. From 22 June, simply head to the Paramount+ app, where Sky Cinema customers can sign up through Sky and start enjoying a range of films and shows at no extra cost. Alternatively, you can simply say ‘Get Paramount+’ to your Sky Glass or into your Sky Q voice remote to sign up.This app will not be available on NOW, but as part of Sky Cinema’s continued relationship with Paramount, NOW Cinema members will be able to stream brand new Paramount blockbusters through Sky Cinema and enjoy a library of Paramount’s films on demand at no additional cost.
Sky is Europe’s leading media and entertainment company and is proud to be part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that connects people to moments that matter. Across six countries, Sky connects 23 million customers to the best entertainment, sports, news, arts and to our own award-winning original content.
Following the launch of Sky Glass, we now offer customers our strongest ever line-up of products and services. As well as the new streaming TV with Sky inside and everything integrated, customers can enjoy the award-winning Sky Q with all your favourite channels and apps in one place, and with Sky Go you can now access an even better experience on your devices. Sky TV has new channels, new shows and new deals with Peacock, Paramount+ and more. Sky Mobile was voted Best Pay Monthly and Best Value Pay Monthly network by Uswitch, and with Sky Broadband we’re offering our fastest speeds yet.
Building on the success of Sky Originals like Chernobyl, Gangs of London and Brassic, we are doubling our investment in original content by 2024 through Sky Studios. Our new TV and movie studio, Sky Studios Elstree, is expected to create over 2,000 new jobs and generate an additional £3 billion of production investment in the UK over the first five years alone. Sky News provides impartial and trustworthy journalism for free, Sky Arts is the UK’s only dedicated free-to-air arts channel making the arts accessible for everyone and Sky Sports, our leading sports broadcasting service, brings customers some of the biggest and best global sporting events from the Premier League to Formula 1 and everything in-between. Sky Cinema is the home of Sky Original films with brand new films launching every month alongside an unrivalled range of the latest cinema releases and on demand library.
We believe that we can be a force for good in the communities in which we operate. We’re committed to being Europe’s first net zero carbon entertainment company by 2030 and we’re proud to be a Principal Partner and Media Partner of COP26 – the UN Climate Change Conference. We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we’ve been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for our commitment to diversity, and we’ve set ambitious 2025 targets to continue to increase diversity and representation. We’re also committed to investing £30million across our markets over the next three years to improve our approach to diversity and inclusion, and to tackle racial injustice.
NOW is the home of brilliant entertainment. We’re one of the UK’s leading streaming services with critically acclaimed shows, new and exclusive movies, unmissable sport and epic kids TV – all with no contract. Join in with an Entertainment, Cinema, Sports, or hayu Membership to stream instantly across TV, mobile, desktop and over 60 other devices. Watch on the go and even offline with our app by downloading shows and movies.
Entertainment Members can enjoy critically acclaimed dramas, documentaries and comedies, Emmy award-winning shows, the best of HBO and exclusive Sky Originals. Cinema Members can discover over 1000 brilliant movies, from the latest blockbusters and classic favourites and a new premiere every day. Sports Members cheer on unmissable Premier League, international cricket, F1, golf and more – all live, across 11 Sky Sports channels.
Plus, members can enhance their experience with NOW Boost – that’s full 1080p HD, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound and streaming on up to 3 devices at once, ad-free in VOD.
For super-fast broadband, members can enjoy a contract-free connection with a NOW Brilliant Broadband, Fab Fibre or Super Fibre Membership.
Paramount+ is a global digital subscription video streaming service from Paramount that features a mountain of premium entertainment for audiences of all ages. Internationally, the 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 SHOWTIME®, BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel™, in addition to a robust offering of premier local content. The service is currently live in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Nordics, and Australia.For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com