Today Paramount+ finally arrived. CBS All Access is no more, and has been replaced by the rebranded streaming service that is the new home of the Star Trek Universe on TV. Paramount+ is running a few promotions to support the new service that include more free episodes online, a Star Trek marathon, and a free month.
Paramount+ is here
The transition to the new Paramount+ app launched March 4 should be seamless for any current subscribers to CBS All Access, and should not require you to re-login; your previous CBS All Access login will continue to work. Paramount+ is available in the same ways as CBS All Access including Android, iOS, game smart TVs, game consoles, Amazon Channels, Roku, and Apple TV.
The interface is essentially unchanged except for the addition of new content from across the ViacomCBS family. The service currently sports more than 30,000 episodes from across the ViaccomCBS family as well as hundreds of movie titles. New Paramount+ originals premiering today include The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run, 76 Days, The Real World Homecoming: New York, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years, 60 Minutes+ and For Heaven’s Sake.
The service will continue to expand with 36 exclusive originals coming to the service in 2021. This spring they are debuting a new Rugrats, an animated version of No Activity, and Behind the Music. Beginning late spring, the Paramount+ film library will grow to over 2,500 titles including recent hits from Paramount Pictures as well as popular movies from MGM. More original content has been announced, including a Halo series and the return of Frasier.
Paramount+ is also the home to the Star Trek Universe, including Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Lower Decks, Star Trek: Short Treks, and Star Trek: Picard. Later this year Star Trek: Prodigy will launch first on Paramount+ and the premiere of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is expected next year. Paramount+ currently has four of the Star Trek feature films: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek Generations, Star Trek: First Contact, and Star Trek Nemesis. More titles may arrive as the Paramount Pictures content expands and licensing deals with other streaming services expire.
The Star Trek TV series will be found under the SHOWS>STAR TREK tab, or via a curated “Space: The Final Frontier” list on the front page.
Free episodes of original series, including Star Trek
On launch day, Paramount+ made the first episodes of their original series available for free, including the pilots of Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Picard, and Star Trek: Lower Decks. You can watch them via Amazon or Apple TV apps, or on YouTube.
Star Trek Pilots Marathon
At 10 am ET / 7 am PT, Paramount+ is running a free Star Trek marathon on YouTube featuring the first episodes from each series. You can watch that below.
ViacomCBS will bring Paramount+ to international markets with initial debuts in 18 Latin American countries and Canada today; the Nordics on March 25, 2021; and Australia with a rebrand and expansion of 10 All Access later this year.
Free month of Paramount+
Paramount+ costs $9.99 for the commercial-free option and $5.99 for a limited-commercials option. In June the $5.99 plan will be discontinued and they will be launching a new $4.99 limited-commercial option (which will not include live local CBS affiliates).
Today Paramount+ launched with a new one-month free promotion. To sign up, click here and use the code MOUNTAIN. Offer ends 3/31/21.
Keep up with the Star Trek Universe on TV here at TrekMovie.com.