Paramount+, a rebranding of the CBS All Access streaming service, is launching in the United States, Canada and Latin America on March 4, and ViacomCBS has now revealed pricing information. There will be two tiers available: a more affordable account for those willing to put up with ads and a higher-priced one that will get rid of all advertising.
CBS All Access picks up over 3,500 episodes of TV, new films, and a new interface to boost personzliation
CBS All Access has been around for awhile now, and today ViacomCBS has announced a major change for the streaming service.
ViacomCBS new streaming service will build on CBS All Access, add even more content
Many streaming services see their strengths in the back catalog, which is why major mergers are happening to help bolster the sides of the "streaming wars".
Apple TV Channels now offers CBS All Access
Apple TV Channels listed CBS All Access as a partner service right out of the gate when the feature was announced earlier this year, but the service wasn't available right away.
After a missed deadline, CBS All Access is arriving to Apple TV Channels next Monday
CBS All Access was mentioned by Apple executives as a launch partner for the new Apple TV Channels feature during the company's services-focused March event. The broadcaster's video service was supposed to be integrated at launch, but mysteriously missed the deadline. According to CBS itself, Apple TV Channels is now arriving next Monday, July 29.
NFL coming to CBS All Access this fall, including iPhone
CBS Corporation has extended its deal with the National Football League (NFL) to stream games via the CBS All Access service through 2022. Those games will also be streamed on mobile devices starting this season for the first time. This year’s package will also include Super Bowl LIII held in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
CBS Sports Radio now available on Apple Music
CBS today announced that CBS Sports Radio is now available via a dedicated 24/7 radio channel for Apple Music members. This means that Apple Music subscribers can tune in to CBS's popular sports channel via the Music app on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Apple TV, no desktop using iTunes for Mac and Windows, via the official Apple Music app for Android and on Sonos speakers.
Google inks deal with CBS for upcoming YouTube TV service
Google has reached an agreement with CBS to carry the broadcast network on its upcoming TV service, reports The Wall Street Journal. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the deal marks the first major TV network to sign on to the service, which is expected to launch in 2017 on Google's YouTube platform.
Candy Crush Saga is coming to CBS as a live action game show
Candy Crush Saga has been a cash cow from its inception on the App Store. King's tremendously popular mobile match-three puzzle video game has made a fortune on platforms like iOS, Android, Facebook and Windows 10.
But now, King is set to boost its profits as the CBS network confirmed Tuesday that it has given a series order to a TV adaptation of Candy Crush Saga from Lionsgate TV.
That's right, they'll be actually turning the mobile Candy Crash Saga game into a live action game show in which teams of two individuals will compete on “enormous, interactive game boards featuring next generation technology.”
Want to get rid of ads on CBS All Access? That’ll be an extra $4 per month
CBS's over-the-top streaming services, All Access, is available on wide variety of platforms including the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and more. Subscriptions are priced at $5.99 per month, but now you can pay an extra $4 per month for a commercial-free experience, the broadcaster announced Wednesday.
CBS All Access and Showtime streaming services have surpassed 2M subscribers
Cable providers can complain all they want about Apple’s “hard-nosed” negotiation tactics when it comes to digital entertainment, but some of them seem to be enjoying unexpected success after introducing over-the-top subscription packages specifically aimed at cord cutters.
Take as an example CBS and its All Access and Showtime Anytime video-streaming services, which have now surpassed two million subscribers, with user bases evenly split between the two, as revealed by CBS's CEO on a quarterly results conference call with analysts and investors.
Universal search on Apple TV has gained support for finding CBS shows
Apple continues to add more content sources to the universal search capability of the fourth-generation Apple TV. Last week, for example, it added Starz content to the Apple TV's universal search.
And now, owners of the set-top box who installed CBS's tvOS application can take advantage of Siri to find such CBS shows as “Big Bang Theory”, “NCIS“, “Supergirl” and others, just by using their voice. Apple's support document was updated yesterday to reflect the addition of CBS to the universal search lineup for the fourth-generation Apple TV.