The Paramount Network is originally a US TV channel however recently the channel launched in the UK. The Paramount Channel UK is a British free to air television channel operated by Channel 5 Broadcasting. There is both content from the UK and the US on the channel, which launched on 4th July 2018. The first show to be aired on Paramount Network (UK) was the pilot episode of Gilmore Girls, broadcast at 1pm on 4 July 2018. As it is just over a year since the channel launched to UK tele watchers we thought it would be useful to breakdown what you can now watch on the TV channel.
Below you’ll find out about some of the key programs regularly airing on Paramount Network UK.
American Horror Story
American Horror Story is a horror series in which every season tells a different story. The first season is about a haunted house, and the family that has moved into it. The second season centres around an insane asylum and a man who is wrongly accused of murdering several women, including his wife. There are 8 seasons in total.
A Florida team of forensic investigators use cutting-edge scientific methods and old-fashioned police work to solve crimes. Horatio Caine, a former homicide detective, heads a group of investigators who work crimes amid the steamy tropical surroundings and cultural crossroads of Miami.
This popular multigenerational drama, Gilmore Girls was about family and friendship it focused on Lorelai Gilmore and her daughter, Rory. Lorelai owns the town’s bed-and-breakfast, the Dragonfly Inn, with best friend/chef Sookie, and contends with weekly dinners with eccentric, well-off parents Richard and Emily Gilmore. After high school, Rory attends Yale University but frequently returns to Stars Hollow to visit her mom.
At fictional Princeton Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey, prickly, anti-social genius Dr. Gregory House tackles health mysteries as would a medical Sherlock Holmes, all the while playing mind games with colleagues that include his best friend, oncologist James Wilson.
Impractical Jokers US
Follows Joseph “Joe” Gatto, James “Murr” Murray, Brian “Q” Quinn, and Salvatore “Sal” Vulcano, the four members of the comedy troupe The Tenderloins, as they coerce one another into doing public pranks while being filmed by hidden cameras. Impractical Jokers differs from other prank television programs, focusing on witty humor, rather than slapstick or crude comedy.
Big-time Manhattan corporate lawyer Harvey Specter and his team, which includes Donna Paulsen, Louis Litt, and Alex Williams, are launched into a play for power when a new partner joins the firm. With his two best associates gone and Jessica back in Chicago, Specter and the team try to adjust to a new normal without them. The team faces down betrayals, fiery relationships, and secrets that eventually come to light. Old and new rivalries surface among members of the team as they learn to deal with their new member.
It took a long time for Teen Wolf to find a home on UK Television. Originally airing on Sky Living, it was then dropped and later picked up by 5Star, who then later dropped it and Netflix started to release it, however it now finally has a traditional TV broadcaster – Paramount Channel UK! It is a shock it took so long for this TV series to find a home as its a brilliant and addictive TV series.
The series focuses on high-school student Scott McCall. While walking in the woods one night Scott encounters a creature, is bitten in the side, and his life is forever changed. Is he a human or a werewolf? Or a little bit of both? Controlling the strange urges he now feels is the toughest part, and he’s afraid the urges could end up controlling him.
X-Files is one of the longest-running science fiction series in network TV history. FBI special agents Mulder and Scully investigate unexplained, mind-bending cases known as “X-Files.” Though the government is convinced that the outlandish reports are false, Mulder will stop at nothing to prove that “the truth is out there.” Scully remains a realist for the majority of the series but is always along for the ride.
Will and Grace
In the original eight-season run of this groundbreaking sitcom, best friends Will, a meticulous corporate lawyer, and Grace, a neurotic interior decorator, share a New York apartment after Grace leaves her fiancé at the altar. Will and Grace, along with their pals Karen, an outspoken socialite, and Jack, a free-spirited actor, face the highs and lows of life in Manhattan together. From sex, dating and divorce to cutting cultural commentary, nothing’s off limits – and all is fair game – in this Emmy-winning comedy.
What other shows are available on the Paramount Network UK channel?
Other shows that you can watch on the UK Paramount channel from Channel 5 include the following:
- Agent Carter
- Channel Zero
- CSI: NY
- Designated Survivor
- Heroes Reborn
- Home and Away
- LA to Vegas
- Life in Pieces
- Lip Sync Battle US
- The Office
- Sleepy Hollow
- Training Day
- The Mick
- The Shannara Chronicles
- The Strain
- When Calls the Heart
- Wynonna Earp
All of the above shows are currently airing on the UK Paramount channel from Channel 5. They are free to air and there is something for everybody.
Can I watch Paramount Channel UK shows on demand?
Good news! As the Paramount Network channel in the UK is part of Channel’s 5 group of channels, you can watch some of the shows that air on the Paramount Channel on Channel’s 5 free on demand TV service My5.