CAW: Paramount Plus renews ‘Mayor of Kingstown’ and ‘SEAL Team’ and announces new programs
Mayor of Kingstown has been renewed for a second season, Paramount Plus revealed during its TCA session. The drama premiered in November. Taylor Sheridan and Hugh Dillon created the series, about a powerful Michigan family working in the corrections industry.
“With Mayor of Kingstown, Taylor Sheridan and Hugh Dillon offer a nuanced portrayal of America’s harsh prison system,” said Tanya Giles, Director of Programming, ViacomCBS Streaming. “The stellar crew and cast, including Jeremy Renner and
Dianne Wiest, delivered an intense and thought-provoking drama that captivated audiences and yearned for more. We are thrilled to be home to the expanding Taylor Sheridan universe and look forward to bringing fans back to Kingstown next season.
The drama moved from CBS to Paramount Plus last year.
“We are very happy to welcome seal team back for another season on Paramount Plus,” said Nicole Clemens, President of Paramount Plus Original Scripted Series. “The show’s loyal fan base has followed the series into its exclusive new home, and it’s proven to be a strong performing title for the service, consistently making it into the top 10 most-watched original series. We can’t wait.” let fans see what our brilliant creative team has in store for Team Bravo next season!
The return is also The game, for season two. Starring Wendy Raquel Robinson and Hosea Chanchez, the series offers an examination of black culture through the lens of professional football.
“We can’t wait to see what they have for us next season, both on and off the pitch,” Clemens said.
Giles cited Paramount Plus’ diverse programming strategy as helping the network grow. “We’re going to serve something for everyone,” she said.
Including Players, set to premiere later this year. By Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault, Players is what Paramount Plus calls “a documentary-style comedy series” that follows a fictional esports team.
Leaders also shared on rabbit holestarring Kiefer Sutherland as a spy agent in the midst of a battle to preserve democracy in a world at odds with disinformation, behavioral manipulation, the surveillance state, and the interests that control those powers.
Clemens called it “a twist-filled suspense thriller”.
Sutherland will serve as executive producer.
A series based on Urban cowboya contemporary interpretation lightning dance by Justin Simien and a comedy by Bob Odenkirk, David Cross and Bill Odenkirk entitled guru nation. Paramount Plus is also developing a fraser reboot, the Robert and Michelle King project Happy faceabout the daughter of a serial killer, a Fatal attraction rethink and Fat prequel Grease: The Rise of the Pink Ladies.
“We aim for every show to be a showpiece,” Clemens said. ■