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Paramount+ Unveils Cast for U.K. Original ‘The Doll Factory’

Paramount Global’s Paramount+ on Wednesday unveiled the cast for upcoming U.K. original series The Doll Factory based on the novel of the same name by Elizabeth Macneal. The six-episode hour-long drama, produced by Buccaneer, will star Esmé Creed-Miles (Hanna) as Iris, who paints dolls and dreams of becoming an artist, Éanna Hardwicke (Normal People) as Silas, a […]

Sam Miller to Direct Ewan McGregor Starrer ‘A Gentleman in Moscow’ for Paramount+, Showtime (Exclusive)

BAFTA Award-winning director Sam Miller (Surface, I May Destroy You, Luther) is set to direct and executive produce the upcoming U.K. drama series A Gentleman in Moscow for Paramount+ and Showtime. The limited-run series, which will star Ewan McGregor, as unveiled this summer, will debut exclusively on Paramount+ internationally in 2023 and on Showtime in the U.S. […]

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+ Says ‘Secret Headquarters’ Is Its Most-Watched Movie Launch, But Offers No Numbers

Paramount+ today announced Wednesday that Secret Headquarters was its most-watched original movie in the first seven days since debuting exclusively on the streamer Aug. 12. The claim was made, however, without offering any numbers. Like most streamers — Netflix is an exception — Paramount+ does not disclose viewership data publicly. Starring Owen Wilson, Secret Headquarters […]

Paramount Hits Nearly 64M Global Streaming Subs as Paramount+ Grows to Top 43M

Paramount Global reached “nearly 64 million” streaming subscribers worldwide as of the end of June, up from more than 62 million as of the end of March. The latest period saw the addition of 5.2 million subscribers, partially offset by the removal of 3.9 million subscribers in Russia due to the country’s invasion of Ukraine. The […]

Comedy Central to Air South Park 25th Anniversary Concert Event (Exclusive)

South Park fans not lucky enough to snag a ticket for the series’ 25th anniversary concert at Red Rocks next month won’t miss out on the party after all. The two-night event on Aug. 9-10 at the historical outdoor Colorado amphitheater — featuring show creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with performances from Primus […]

‘Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head’ Series Gets Paramount+ Premiere Date and Trailer

Hide the lighters. Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head series will arrive on Paramount+ Aug. 4, MTV Entertainment Studios announced Thursday. Along with the premiere news, a trailer for the series dropped, which features all the key elements fans have come to expect from the classic adult cartoon: crass jokes, buffoonery and, of course, fire. Mike […]

‘Evil’ Scores Speedy Season 4 Renewal at Paramount+

Paramount+ will continue to be Evil. The Paramount Global-backed streamer has handed out a speedy season four renewal for Robert and Michelle King’s former CBS drama Evil. The news arrives mere weeks after season three of the series starring Katja Herbers and Mike Colter launched its third season on the platform. “Evil continues to expand […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Isabel May (‘1883’)

Isabel May is one of the most promising young stars in Hollywood. She’s a 21-year-old who was until recently known, if at all, for playing one of the two leads on the Netflix sitcom Alexa & Katie, which ran from 2018 through 2020; a recurring part on the CBS sitcom Young Sheldon during that same […]

“I Would Not Have Signed On to Remake ‘The Godfather'”: THR Presents’ Q&A With Miles Teller and Cast of The Offer’

As the 10th and final episode of The Offer arrives to Paramount+ this week, several of its creators reunited for a THR Presents conversation powered by Vision Media to discuss the limited series, about the genesis of The Godfather. Bouncing from Hollywood backlots to the New York criminal underworld to Sicily, the show makes clear […]

‘Cobra Kai’s’ Peyton List to Star in Paramount+ Drama ‘School Spirits’

Cobra Kai breakout Peyton List is going to topline her own show for Paramount+. The Paramount Global-backed streamer has handed out an eight-episode, straight-to-series order for School Spirits, a young adult drama based on the upcoming graphic novel by Nate and Megan Trinrud and Maria Nguyen. The series revolves around a teen (List) who is […]

Paramount+’s ‘Players’: TV Review

Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda's 'American Vandal' follow-up is a serious-minded mockumentary about 'League of Legends' and the competitive esports world.