The Most Watched 20 Programs Of The Year on Paramount+.
Can you believe it’s only been four short months since Paramount+ launched in Australia?
There’s no denying that our mountain of entertainment, has really lived up to its name! With daily drops of iconic stars and unique stories, we know our library of TV shows, movies, docos and sport can be overwhelming at times, so let us help you out!
Let’s take a look at the top 20 programs that really peaked Aussie interest in 2021.
1. Isuzu UTE A-League
At the top of the ladder, and rightly so, is the beautiful game. It seems we can’t get enough of the Isuzu UTE A-League, with all games live on Paramount+. Join the action as it continues to ramp up this week, with Round 4 of the Men’s and Round 2 of the Women’s competition.
He’s smart, he’s good looking, and he’s got a great sense of humour. He’s Dexter Morgan, everyone’s favourite serial killer. Catch up on every killer episode, before settling down for the latest instalment, fresh from the US, Dexter: New Blood.
3. PAW Patrol
No job is too big and no pup is too small for our littlest subscribers who join Ryder and his six brave puppies, on rescue missions to safeguard residents of Adventure Bay.
4. Five Bedrooms
Our favourite homeowners returned in the second season of Five Bedrooms, diving hard into themes that resonate globally. A new home, a DIY renovation, a DIY renovation injury, pregnancies, an ex-husband, a workplace bullying complaint, an unexpected tragedy, love found and love lost.
This action-adventure feature film sees Mark Wahlberg haunted daily, by skills he has never learned and memories of places he has never visited. Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, he is sought by a secret group that reveal to him that his memories may actually be real – but from multiple past lives.
NCIS is more than just an action drama about special agents who investigate crimes relating to the Navy and Marine Corps. With liberal doses of humour, it’s a show that focuses on the sometimes complex and always amusing dynamics of a team forced to work together in high-stress situations.
7. Why Women Kill
In the second season, explore what it means to be beautiful, the hidden truth behind the facades people present to the world, the effects of being ignored and overlooked by society and, finally, the lengths one woman will go to in order to finally belong.
8. South Park
Over seven seasons, join our foul-mouthed friends Stan, Kyle, Eric, and Kenny down in South Park, on their adult-only misadventures in and around town, involving the ordinary and supernatural.
9. Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol
From the author of bestselling novels, The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, comes Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol series, starring Australia’s Ashley Zukerman. Based on the 2009 novel The Lost Symbol, the series follows the early adventures of famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon (Zukerman), who finds himself faced with solving a series of deadly puzzles, when his mentor and friend is kidnapped.
10. Sabrina The Teenage Witch
Binge on the OG magical series following Sabrina, a normal teenager… except for one thing – she’s a witch! Guided by her aunts, who come from a long line of witches, and Salem, a mischievous warlock doing penance as a black cat, Sabrina continually struggles to harness her powers while wittingly wreaking havoc on friends and foes alike.
Survivors ready? All 40 seasons of the US Survivor are. Watch as castaways attempt to outwit, outlast and outplay each other for a prize of $1 million.
Picking up nearly 10 years after the original series, iCarly and her group of besties reunite to tackle everyday problems and adventures. Sit back and relive the hilarious nostalgia of spaghetti tacos, baby Spencer make-overs and those award dance battles.
13. Blue Bloods
The multi-generational family of cops known as the Reagans —Police Commissioner Frank Reagan (Tom Selleck), Detective Danny Reagan (Donnie Wahlberg) and Sargeant Jamie Reagan (Will Estes) — return for a twelfth season of cops and robbers’ action.
From the team behind the Law & Order franchise, FBI is a fast-paced drama about the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This elite unit brings to bear all their talents, intellect, and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep New York and the country safe.
15. SEAL Team
SEAL Team is a military drama that follows the professional and personal lives of the most elite unit of Navy SEALs as they train, plan, and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask of them. Season five kicks off with a training exercise that is actually a cover for a covert mission. Those sneaky SEALs…
Inspired by a true story, Kristen Bell and Vince Vaughn star in this coupon-collecting comedy, about a bored and frustrated suburban homemaker, Connie and her best pal JoJo, a vlogger with dreams, who turn a hobby into a multi-million dollar counterfeit coupon caper. This feature film takes Shop-A-Dockets to a new level!
17. NCIS: Hawai’i
The world’s most successful television series NCIS, continues on the seductive shores of the Aloha State with the newest offering. At the helm, is the first female Special Agent in Charge of NCIS Pearl Harbor, Jane Tennant (Vanessa Lachey), who has thrived and risen through the ranks by equal parts confidence and strategy, in a system that has pushed back on her every step of the way.
18. NCIS: Los Angeles
Catch up on all 13 seasons, as Callen, Sam, Kensi and Deeks head out on high stake assignments as part of an elite unit of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that handles undercover missions and threats to America’s security.
19. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Follow the dedicated group of forensic investigators at the Las Vegas Crime Lab, who work to solve often-grisly crimes in Sin City. Heading up the graveyard shift (an appropriate term in this case) is supervisor D.B. Russell, a “Left Coast” Sherlock Holmes who devours crime novels.
Can women really have it all? And if by ‘all’ we mean sexual freedom, a career, family and sanity? Well, one woman is about to give it a red hot go. Local production Spreadsheet is centred around Lauren (Katherine Parkinson), a freshly divorced mother-of-two, looking for sex without commitment.
With so much more to come in 2022, including local productions Couples Therapy Australia, 6 Festivals, The Bridge Australia and international must-sees The First Lady, The Gilded Age, Ray Donovan: The Movie and Halo, plus so much more, there’s never been a better time to join the expedition over at Paramount+.
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