September 26, 2022

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SkyShowtime launches within the Nordics this month

SkyShowtime launches within the Nordics this month

Comcast’s Sky and Paramount introduced the official launch date for SkyShowtime, a brand new European streaming service. It can initially launch in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden on September 20, 2022. The content material lineup for the service features a mixture of titles from Paramount+, Showtime and Peacock, giving subscribers greater than 10,000 hours of content material all on one platform.

At launch, the SkyShowtime app shall be obtainable within the Nordics through Android units, iOS units, tvOS and the SkyShowtime web site. The month-to-month subscription worth for every nation varies. SkyShowtime shall be DKK 69 in Denmark, €6,99 in Finland, NOK 79 in Norway and SEK 79 in Sweden.

The streaming service is changing Paramount+, which rolled out within the Nordics in March 2021. Paramount+ subscribers within the Nordics will transfer over to SkyShowtime as soon as it launches.

SkyShowtime will increase to the Netherlands later this 12 months. In 2023, the service will develop into obtainable in 17 extra international locations, together with Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. In complete, SkyShowtime shall be obtainable to subscribers in 22 territories by subsequent 12 months.

The streaming service won’t solely characteristic fashionable TV collection, movies and native unique programming, however it should additionally supply unique premieres of first-run theatrical movies from Paramount Photos and Common Photos. Content material shall be obtainable in 18 languages.

Comcast’s Sky and Paramount wish to develop their subscriber bases in any approach they’ll, and this new launch is an try to achieve extra clients. In keeping with Sky, the 20+ European markets comprise 90 million properties.

The joint streaming enterprise between Comcast and Paramount World (previously Viacom CBS) was introduced in August 2021. SkyShowtime lastly acquired full regulatory approval in Europe in February 2022.