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How Paramount+ and Showtime Will Compete Against Streaming Giants: A Conversation With David Nevins

After giving an address at the Edinburgh TV Festival on Thursday, previewing some upcoming content and discussing the state of the streaming market, Paramount’s David Nevins sat down with The Hollywood Reporter, sharing his thoughts on the growth challenges that the likes of Netflix have been facing as of late and how Paramount’s strategy differs […]

Paramount’s David Nevins Reveals Upcoming Louis C.K. Doc and Is “Interested” in What “Our Best Writers” Have to Say About Roe v. Wade Reversal

Paramount Global top executive David Nevins told a U.K. TV industry event on Thursday that he is interested to see what writers have to say about the Supreme Court’s overturning of abortion rights and revealed an upcoming Showtime documentary about comedian Louis CK and his return after a sexual harassment scandal. Louis C.K. is “a […]

Paramount+ Unveils Italian Launch Date, European Rollout Plans

Paramount+ will land in Italy on Sept. 15, Paramount Global confirmed Thursday, as it unveiled details of its new Italian service, one that could prove a major test of the studio’s streaming platform. The Italian version of Paramount+ will feature a library of more than 8,000 hours of programming, including original series such as video […]

Events of the Week: ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Moon Knight’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at this week’s (non-Oscar) biggest premieres, parties and openings, including red carpets for Atlanta season three, Moon Knight, The Lost City and Everything Everywhere All At Once. The Lost City L.A. Premiere After debuting in […]

Where to Watch the New ‘Halo’ TV Series Online

Gamers can relive Halo on the small screen when the highly anticipated science-fiction series debuts Thursday, March 24, exclusively on Paramount+. Executive produced by Steven Spielberg, the TV show is adapted from the popular first-person shooter video game about a 26th-century intergalactic war between the United Nations Space Command and the Covenant, an alliance of alien […]

Paramount+’s ‘Halo’: TV Review | SXSW 2022

Boasting Steven Spielberg among its executive producers, the popular Bungie game franchise finally makes it to the small screen in a new series featuring Pablo Schreiber.

“Alien Drone Swarm” Form Giant Hovering QR Code Over Austin to Promote ‘Halo’

This is what an alien invasion from a marketing department looks like. An eerie swarm of purple lights amassed in the skies over downtown Austin, Texas, Sunday evening. Four hundred drones were suspended over the city during the South by Southwest festival to form a giant, hovering … QR code? The dystopic-yet-impressive stunt came courtesy […]

‘Halo’ Star Pablo Schreiber on How TV’s Master Chief Differs From the Game

For more than 20 years, millions of gamers worldwide have played Xbox’s flagship space shooter game Halo and its sequels, taking on the role of a futuristic Spartan warrior Master Chief. With his bulky armor, amber helmet visor and a myriad of 26th-century weaponry, the sci-fi trooper fights an endlessly invading alien force known as […]

‘Halo’ Scores Early Season 2 Renewal at Paramount+

Halo is getting an early second season renewal at Paramount+. The news, which arrives more than a month before the video game adaptation’s March 24 debut, comes as little surprise as the big-budget series has been in the works for more than eight years and is already on its third platform — and third showrunner. […]

Why Showtime Isn’t Worried About Losing ‘Halo’

Showtime has been committed to Halo for nearly a decade, but a lot has changed since the adaptation of the best-selling video game franchise was first announced in 2014. For starters, Showtime’s parent company re-merged to form ViacomCBS and, like other media behemoths, prioritized streaming as it rebranded the former CBS All Access as Paramount+ […]

‘Halo’ Eyes Third Showrunner for Potential Season 2

Should Halo get a second season at Paramount+, it will be under a new showrunner — the third for the series adaptation of the mega-selling video game franchise. After eight years and a platform switch from Showtime to Paramount+, Halo is set to premiere March 24. The ViacomCBS streaming service has yet to make a […]

‘Halo’ Series Gets Premiere Date, New Trailer From Paramount+

Nearly eight years after the idea for a Halo TV series was hatched, the adaptation of the mega-selling video game franchise has a premiere date. Paramount+ will debut Halo on March 24. The ViacomCBS streaming service released a full-length trailer for the series during Sunday’s AFC Championship game on CBS. The two-minute trailer showcases Pablo […]