What to watch on Paramount+ now that it is available in Ireland 1 week ago

What to watch on Paramount+ now that it is available in Ireland

The new streaming service launched in Ireland this week.

Netflix. Amazon Prime Video. Disney+. Apple TV+. And now we can add Paramount+ to the list available in Ireland.

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The new streaming service launched in Ireland and the UK on Wednesday, 22 June, costing €7.99 per month or €79.90 per year, while existing Sky Cinema subscribers can avail of Paramount+ at no extra cost.

As for what will actually be available on the service when it launches, there will be a huge back catalogue of pre-existing Paramount movies (such as the Star Trek, Transformers and Mission: Impossible franchises) and TV shows, while from the brand-new stuff, here are the highlights we've spotted:

HALO

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Episodes 1-3 available at launch, new episodes every Wednesday

An adaptation of one of the biggest video games of all time, we'll follow Master Chief (played by Pablo Schreiber) who exists on the frontline of a massive intergalactic war. Check out our interview with the Master Chief himself right here:

THE FIRST LADY

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All 10 episodes available at launch

Follows the personal and political lives of Michelle Obama (Viola Davis), Betty Ford (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Eleanor Roosevelt (Gillian Anderson).

STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS

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Episodes 1-3 available at launch, new episodes every Wednesday

Taking place before Kirk or Picard, this sees Captain Pike (Anson Mount) captaining the U.S.S. Enterprise as he and his crew explore new worlds around the galaxy.

THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH

Episodes 1-3 available at launch, new episodes every Wednesday

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A fresh take on the David Bowie movie of the same name. An alien (Chiwetel Ejiofor) lands on Earth and encounters humanity at a very important point in our evolution.

THE OFFER

All 10 episodes available at launch

Miles Teller, Matthew Goode and Juno Temple star in this recreation of what was going on in Hollywood in the lead up to and during the production of The Godfather.

SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER

Episodes 1-3 available at launch, new episodes every Wednesday

If you loved WeCrashed, Dopesick and The Dropout, then this story about the CEO of Uber (played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt) will be a must-watch.

MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN

All 10 episodes available at launch

Jeremy Renner headlines this powerful drama about a rich family who essentially run a small town where there is only one thriving business: incarceration.

YELLOWSTONE

First three seasons available at launch

One of the biggest shows in the US in recent years, Kevin Costner stars as the owner of one of the biggest ranches in America, who finds himself under constant threat from all sorts of threats and competition.

QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE

First episode available at launch, new episodes every Wednesday

RuPaul exec-produces this reality show where drag queens from all over the world compete in a singing competition. No lip-syncing here!

JERRY & MARGE GO LARGE

Movie available at launch

Based on a true story about a couple (played by Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening) who discover a mathematical loophole that helps them win $27 million in the lottery, which they then invest into their struggling town.

SOUTH PARK

Movies available at launch

Both South Park: Post Covid and South Park: Return To Covid will be available to watch, with even more South Park movies arriving exclusively on Paramount+ in the next few years.

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