CBS All Access is dead, and taking its place is Paramount+, which combines all the content that was available on CBS All Access with a wide variety of additional content from ViacomCBS channels like Nickelodeon, MTV, BET, Comedy Central and Smithsonian Channel, as well as more Paramount+ Originals.
So how much does Paramount+ cost? What packages are available, and what price will you pay to enjoy this latest streaming service? Find out now in this guide from Flixed.
The Fundamental Plan: Paramount+ Essential
On a budget? Then we’ve got good news. You can get Paramount+ is the base-tier plan, which includes access to its 30,000+ TV episodes and 2,500+ movies. If you want, you can invest in the yearly plan to save a bit more money, but that does require a longer commitment.
This Paramount+ plan is more affordable because it’s supported by commercials, similarly to Hulu. It also does not include a CBS live stream. You'll need the Paramount+ Premium plan to get a CBS live stream.
The Premium Plan: Paramount+ Premium
Similarly to the old CBS All Access Plan, you can pay a premium for Paramount+ to get an ad-free viewing experience. If you choose this plan, you will never have to watch a single commercial while watching on-demand content. You'll also get a CBS live stream, so you can watch top shows like Survivor and NCIS live when they stream on CBS. It costs more than the basic plan, but you've also got the option to pay annually and save some extra cash.
However, live content like a CBS live stream will still have commercials, as you’d expect. This Paramount+ plan is definitely a better option if you have a bit more money to spend and want a smoother viewing experience that won’t be interrupted by ads every 15-20 minutes.
Paramount+ Add-Ons & Extras
Currently, there's only one add-on for Paramount+. You can add Showtime to your subscription. The price for adding Showtime to your account varies based on the type of Paramount+ subscription you sign-up for. Sign up now for a free week-long trial, and see if Paramount+ is a good addition to your favorite cord-cutting services.
Paramount+: A Great Value for Your Money
For cable alternatives, you've got a lot of different services to choose from. But with Paramount+, you're getting a great bang for your buck.
With many exclusive features like the CBS live stream, Paramount+ can provide you with a unique view experience you won't find anywhere else!
Though, if you're interested in taking a deeper look into what Paramount+ can get you, you can check out our full Paramount+ review.
Eric Liston • Author
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