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US subscription video-on-demand (SVoD) service Paramount+ is to launch in the UK on June 22.

It will also land in South Korea in June, with launches in Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland and Austria slated for the second half of the year. It will launch in India in partnership with Viacom 18 in 2023.

The UK service will cost £6.99 per month or £69.90 per year, and be made available online, on mobile and via a range of connected TVs.

Sky is among its distribution partners, under a multi-year distribution agreement that includes Paramount’s portfolio of pay TV channels, with Sky Cinema subscribers able to access the SVoD for free.

Over 8,000 hours are set to air on its June 22 launch and will include a mix of Paramount+ originals, films and popular series from brands including Showtime, Comedy Central, Paramount Pictures, Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon.

PAW Patrol: The Movie, Clifford The Big Red Dog and recent release Scream are among the films to be made available at launch, with a series library including Halo, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, The Offer and The Man Who Fell To Earth.

Scripted UK original dramas heading to Paramount+ include Sexy Beast, A Gentleman in Moscow, Flatshare, The Burning Girls, The Ex-Wife and The Blue.

Paramount has also revealed that the service has added 6.8m subs in Q1 2022 to grow its subscriber customer base to 62m.

A version of this story originally appeared on Screen’s sister site, Broadcast.