Paramount Channel

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Paramount Channel
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Paramount Channel logo
Launched March 30, 2012 (Spain)
September 5, 2013 (France)
February 14, 2014 (Hungary)
February 14, 2014 (Russia)
May 28, 2014 (Romania)
November 14, 2014 (Brazil, Latin America)
December 16, 2014 (Sweden)
March 19, 2015 (Poland)
February 27, 2016 (Italy)
May 1, 2016 (Thailand)
January 1, 2017 (Vietnam)
April 15, 2017 (Middle East)
August 1, 2017 (Malaysia)
October 2, 2017 (Egypt and North Africa)
2018 (United Kingdom)
Closed June 30, 2017(Sweden)
June 10, 2018 (Spain)[1]
Owned by Viacom International Media Networks
Broadcast area Europe, Latin America, Russia, South East Asia
MobiTV (Vietnam) Channel 42
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel 232 (HD)
MobiTV (Vietnam) Channel 65
OSN (Middle East and North Africa) Channel 34 (HD)
Hanoicab (Vietnam) Channel 46 (analog), 48 (digital)
UPC Romania Channel 111
VTVcab (Vietnam) Channel 164 (digital)
MyTV (Vietnam) Channel 17
Next TV (Vietnam) Channel 29
FPT (Vietnam) Channel 103
HyppTV Channel 408 (HD)

Paramount Channel[2] is the name of several television channels operated by Viacom International Media Networks which showcase the Paramount Pictures film catalogue.[3] The first Paramount Channel was launched in Spain on March 30, 2012, and in the years since, the channel has operated in a number of territories across Europe, Latin America and Asia.


To date, Paramount Channel has launched in Spain in March 2012, France in September 2013, Hungary in February 2014, Russia in February 2014[4], Romania on May 28, 2014,[5] Latin America in November 2014,[6] Sweden in December 2014 (this channel was closed on June 30, 2017.), Poland in March 2015, Italy and Thailand in February 2016, Vietnam in February 2017, and in the Middle East in April 2018.[7]


The original Paramount Channel in Spain primarily broadcasts films from 1980s and 1990s, as well as recent television series, the international versions that followed shared a similar format but never the same programming. For instance, films from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s were broadcast in France, recent TV series and 1990s and 2000s films were broadcast in Italy, and films from the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s were broadcast in Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, the Middle East, Latin America and Southeast Asia.


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