Viacom is to launch the Paramount Network in the UK next month with a raft of U.S. series including the latest season of Suits and Kaitlin Olsen’s The Mick.
The U.S. media company is launching the channel as a free-to-air network on July 4 to focus on premium scripted drama, high quality comedy and movies. It comes after Viacom launched the rebranded Spike channel in the U.S. earlier this year.
Source and more: Deadline
Confirmed to make their U.K. TV premieres on the channel are Kiefer Sutherland drama Designated Survivor and U.S. comedy series The Mick, starring Kaitlin Olsen (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), both of which will air later in the year. The network will also be the home of various free-to-air premieres, including the seventh season of Suits, earlier seasons of which will also air on the channel.
Other show offers will include Lip Sync Battle U.S., action drama Six, fantasy drama Heroes Rebornand comedy Will & Grace.
Source and more: THR
Are you a UK fan US TV shows? Looking forward to the arrival of Paramount Network and its roster of shows?