SkyShowtime, a new streaming service, announced on Thursday that it has hosted an exclusive European launch event in Amsterdam.
Alex Zane, an award-winning film journalist and TV personality, hosted the event, unveiling new and exclusive programming that will premiere on SkyShowtime in the coming months.
Stars from various SkyShowtime series premieres were in attendance at the event, including:
- Ethan Peck and Rebecca Romijn of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
- Demián Bichir of Let The Right One In
- Clara Rugaard of The Rising
- Bokeem Woodbine and Yerin Ha of Halo,
- Jake Lacy and Colin Hanks from A Friend of the Family’s
- Jeff Wilbusch and Juliana Canfield from The Calling’s
DJ Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano, also participated in the event.
SkyShowtime: What you need to know
SkyShowtime is a joint venture of Comcast Corporation and Paramount Global. The streaming service was launched in September 2022 across Europe. SkyShowtime made its debut in the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden) before expanding into the Netherlands.
The platform intends to roll out its service across Spain, Portugal, Andorra, and Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) over the coming months and through Q1 2023.
CEE markets include Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia.
Thee platform will be the home to a selection of new blockbuster films following their theatrical and home entertainment release, including Top Gun: Maverick, Jurassic World Dominion, Minions: The Rise of Gru, The Northman, Sing 2, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, The Lost City, Downton Abbey: A New Era, Nope, Belfast, Ambulance, and The Bad Guys.
In addition, the streaming service features new premium scripted series, kids and family content, and a selection of iconic library titles and box sets from Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, DreamWorks Animation, Paramount+, SHOWTIME, Sky Studios, and Peacock – all streaming in one place. SkyShowtime will also feature local original programming, documentaries, and specials from its markets.
The service will be available direct-to-consumer via the SkyShowtime app across Apple iOS, tvOS, and Android devices, and through its website.
SkyShowtime’s monthly price will be €6,99 in Finland, SEK 79 in Sweden, NOK 79 in Norway, and DKK 69 in Denmark. The company will announce the pricing for the other regions soon.
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