What’s on Paramount Plus UK and how to watch it

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by Arabella Horspool |
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If you’re looking to dive into a sea of entertainment, Paramount Plus might just be your next binge-watching destination. This streaming service offers a mix of classic TV shows, blockbuster movies, and a splash of live sports and news.

For the movie buffs, you’ll find everything from heart-pounding action flicks like Mission: Impossible to heartfelt dramas like The Godfather series. And let’s not forget about original content and new TV dramas! Shows like Star Trek: Picard and The Good Fight are ready to keep you hooked with fresh storylines and stellar casts.

How to get Paramount Plus UK

Now, you might be wondering how to actually get in on all this Paramount Plus goodness. It’s super easy! First, you need a subscription, which you can grab through the Paramount Plus website. Once you’ve signed up, you can stream on pretty much any device.

Whether it’s your smart TV, smartphone, tablet, streaming device or even a gaming console, Paramount Plus has got you covered. Just download the app, log in, and start watching.

Pro tip: If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can add Paramount Plus to your Prime Video Channels for seamless streaming. The service is also available on Apple, Google, Roku, and Samsung platforms.

So, grab some popcorn, get comfy, and let Paramount Plus bring the entertainment right to your screen!


Is Paramount Plus free?

For the most part, you do have to pay for Paramount Plus, although they usually offer a 7-day Paramount Plus free trial, so you can test the waters before diving in.

How much is Paramount Plus?

Paramount Plus subscription plans start from £6.99 per month, or if you prefer to have a year's subscription, you can pay £69.90 per annum.

Additionally, you can watch Paramount Plus on Amazon Prime Video for £8.99 a month (after a seven-day free trial). While an annual subscription isn't offered through Prime, a monthly option is available.

Is Paramount Plus free with Sky?

Good news for Sky customers! Those that have a Sky Q, Sky Glass, Sky Stream or Sky Cinema account you will be able to access Paramount+ at no extra cost.

Paramount Plus shows


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One of the latest additions (coming soon) to Paramount Plus is Insomnia, starring much-loved actress Vicky McClure. It's based on the bestselling book of the same name from Sarah Pinborough.

Vicky plays Emma Averill, a career-driven woman who seems to have the perfect life she's worked hard for until she begins to fear that she's losing her mind.

The official synopsis reads: "A couple of weeks before her 40th birthday, Emma stops sleeping - just as her mother had done right before she suffered a violent psychotic breakdown on the night of her own 40th birthday. Emma’s mother always told her she’d go the same way, that she had the same 'bad blood', and now Emma’s terrified it’s true.

"As events worsen, Emma’s world starts to unravel, and she realises that only by investigating the truth of her painful past can she find the answers to her present and prevent tragedy from striking a second time."

The Serial Killer's Wife

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"Beth and Tom Fairchild seem to have it all. However, when a string of murders is traced back to Tom, Beth is forced to ask herself whether she has ignored signs of her husband’s violence all along."

This psychological thriller is based on the book of the same name by Alice Hunter and features a cast full of British television stars including Annabel Scholey (The Split), Jack Farthing (Poldark), Angela Griffin (Waterloo Road), Morgana Robinson (The Morgana Show), Julie Graham (The Bletchley Circle), Shobna Gulati (Coronation Street) and Hari Dillon (Holby City).

Fellow Travellers

Bridgerton's Jonathan Bailey and Matt Bomer (Magic Mike) star in this political thriller and historical romance.

The show is a 'decades-long chronicle of the risky, volatile and steamy relationship between the charismatic and ambitious Hawk and the pious and idealistic Tim, two political staffers who fall in love at the height of the 1950s Lavender Scare.'

The Ex-Wife

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"Tasha is living the dream: she has the perfect house, a loving husband and a beautiful little girl. But there’s one large blot on Tasha’s marital landscape: her husband’s ex-wife won’t leave them alone and seems intent on staying in the picture."

Lies, deceit and game-playing is afoot in The Ex Wife (a drama adapted from a popular thriller by author Jess Ryder).

George & Tammy

If you're a fan of musical biopics, you'll probably like George & Tammy, a limited series starring Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon, which 'chronicles country music's king and queen, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, rocky relationship that inspired some of the most iconic country music of all time'.

Arabella Horspool is a Commercial Content Writer for Yours at Bauer Media. She's a bookworm who is passionate about TV and film. She enjoys cooking, scrapbooking and spending time with her many pets.

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