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Paramount+ Channels List 2023: What Channels Are on Paramount+?

Paramount+ is one of the most popular streaming services out there. It offers a ton of original content from Paramount and CBS, including shows and movies. And recently, the service was upgraded to include 18 of its own unique live channels.

What are the Paramount+ channels and what can you watch on them? And how much does Paramount+ cost? This guide will cover all of the new live channels to watch, as well as other important information about Paramount+.

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Channel list on Paramount+

As well as offering content from a range of networks like CBS, Bet, MTV, and Comedy Central, Paramount+ has also launched 18 always-on TV channels. Working just like traditional TV, these channels stream shows, documentaries, films, and other content on a 24/7 basis. This allows viewers to simply tune in throughout the day and see what's on.

Each channel has its own theme, such as drama, history, or animation. They all feature content from across the Paramount+ library, including BET shows, Smithsonian Channel documentaries, and Comedy Central specials.

Here's a full list of all 18 live channels:

  • 24/7 Laughs: A comedy-oriented channel featuring an array of episodes from Comedy Central shows like Reno 911 and Tosh.0
  • Adult Animation: A channel focused on adult animation shows such as Celebrity Deathmatch and Beavis and Butt-Head
  • All Day Drama: This channel is focused on dramatic shows, with episodes aired throughout the day from shows such as The Twilight Zone and The Guardian
  • Animation Favorites: A kid-friendly live TV channel showing episodes from various animated classics like SpongeBob Square Parents and Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • Black Voices: This channel is all about black voices and stories, with nothing but black-made and black-oriented content such as Key & Peele and The Game
  • Crime & Justice: This is the channel to watch for all of your favorite CBS and Paramount legal dramas and crime shows such as The Good Wife and CSI: Miami
  • History & Undiscovered: The perfect channel for history lovers, featuring non-stop shows and documentaries from the Smithsonian Channel like Sacred Sites and America's Hidden Stories
  • Kids & Family Fun: A channel designed to please the whole family, perfect for parents to watch with their children and featuring shows like Zoey 101 and iCarly
  • Nostalgic Hits: This channel is focused on classic shows from past decades like the 80s and 90s, including the likes of Beverly Hills 90210 and Frasier
  • Paw Patrol: A channel that is 100% Paw Patrol, perfect for younger viewers who love the show, featuring episodes all day long and other Paw Patrol content like Paw Patrol: The Movie
  • Preschool Corner: This channel is aimed at preschool age children and their parents to watch together, featuring educational preschool programming like Blue's Clues and Dora the Explorer
  • Reality TV: Competition: This is one of two reality-centric channels on the platform, focused on competitive reality shows like Ink Master and RuPaul's Drag Race
  • Reality TV: Shores: This is the second reality-oriented channel, focusing more on the dramatic side of reality TV, with shows like Jersey Show and Jersey Shore Family Vacation
  • SpongeBob Universe: SpongeBob fans will adore this particular channel, as it's focused on nothing but SpongeBob SquarePants content, including movies and shows
  • Star Trek: The ultimate channel for fans of the classic sci-fi franchise, featuring original new shows like Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard, in addition to episodes from the older series
  • Survivor: The perfect channel for Survivor fans featuring non-stop broadcasts of the show's previous 40+ seasons
  • The Challenge: A channel dedicated to the reality show, The Challenge, featuring classic episodes and historic moments from the show's history
  • TV Classics: A channel featuring a selection of shows that are considered iconic or classic in some way, like I Love Lucy and The Love Boat

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What other Paramount+ live TV content is available?

In addition to the 18 live channels listed above, Paramount+ subscribers can also enjoy additional live content on this service. You can watch live sports on Paramount+ like NFL games via CBS and UEFA European soccer. Live news is also available via CBSN. Premium subscribers also get access to live local stations, which vary based on your region.

How much does Paramount+ cost?

If you want to watch Paramount+ live channels, you'll need to sign up for one of the Paramount+ subscription plans. There are two main options to consider:

A mountain of entertainment
No ads
Live and on-demand titles

All subscribers have access to live TV channels, so it doesn't matter whether you opt for Essential or Premium—you'll still get to watch the new live channels.


What is Paramount+?

Paramount+ is a subscription streaming service operated by Paramount, providing viewers with access to a huge range of programming from the Paramount and CBS libraries.

What happened to CBS All Access?

Paramount+ replaced CBS All Access in March of 2021 after CBS and Viacom re-merged.

Does Paramount+ do live TV?

Paramount+ shows some live broadcasts, such as news and sporting events, as well as its own live-style channels which air shows, documentaries, and films throughout the day, 24/7.

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