ViacomCBS plans new premium SVOD service

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ViacomCBS is looking to broaden its streming business with the launch of a new international SVOD service in early 2021.

The new service will feature exclusive premieres of all new Showtime series in addition to content from CBS All Access

The company labeled Australia, Latin American and the Nordics as priority markets for the new service, for which a name has not be disclosed, NextTV reproted.

The first series to appear on the service include Halo and American Rust while CBS All Access series will also premiere on the new service.

The service will also combine movies from Paramount Pictures and premieres and "box sets" from Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and Paramount Network.

ViacomCBS said it will work with existing distribution partners, as well as new distributors, to market the service to their subscribers, as well as retailing the service direct to consumers.

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