How to get Paramount + on your TV - Africa News Quick
  • August 19, 2021

How to get Paramount + on your TV

Sure, we are all locked in our houses and the goalposts of freedom keep moving. But, the good news is that there is a new streaming service in town to keep us all entertained in our confinement. Paramount Plus is here with many new shows and movies.

And of course, with Netflix, Stan (owned by Nine, who owns this header), Binge, Amazon Prime, Disney Plus, Apple TV + ABC iView, Nine Now, Seven Plus, Ten Play, SBS On Demand, Kanopy, YouTube, the library and free-to-air television, perhaps we weren’t desperate to sign up for another $ 9-a-month streaming service. But, Paramount Plus has Lana Parilla starring in a new season of Why do women kill, and if that isn’t worth $ 9, I’m not sure what it’s worth.

Allison Tolman and Lana Parrilla in season 2 of Why Women Kill. Credit:Sarah Coulter / Paramount +

The renamed 10 All Access (which was itself a rebrand of CBS All Access) actually has a pretty decent exclusive lineup, if not too extensive, so it’s worth checking out at least during the trial period. 7 days free. And while you can watch it in a web browser on a computer, here’s how to get it on your TV so you can watch it on the big screen.

It’s easier if you have an Android TV (Hisense, Philips, Sharp, and Sony are the top brands with this OS), because then you can download the Paramount Plus app from the Play Store. The app itself is free to download, and then you just need to log in to start watching.

If you don’t have an Android TV, the app is also found on many set-top boxes: Apple TV, Google TV, Fetch TV, and Amazon Fire TV. In all of them it is the same treatment; download the free app from the store and then sign up for your free trial or log into your paid account.


If you don’t have any of those solutions, but your TV or set-top box supports AirPlay or Chromecast, you can try downloading the app on your phone or tablet and then sharing it on your TV from there.

Those should be enough options to suit most people, but if you have an older TV that doesn’t have AirPlay or Chromecast, or you rely on an Xbox or PlayStation for your smart content, then all you need is patience (and another device. to make you dizzy). Apps for other platforms are likely being built or approved now, so it shouldn’t be too long a wait.

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