Paramount+ has emerged as a dynamic platform among the ever-expanding landscape of streaming platforms. Since being rebranded from CBS All Access in 2021, the platform has been growing rapidly and offering a better experience for its subscribers.
The streaming service hosts a huge library of classics alongside adding new original content regularly. With summer almost upon us, they have geared up with plenty of new additions for its viewers in June. Ranging from new seasons of fan favorites to exciting documentaries and enthralling competitive shows, the list has something for everyone.
In this article, we delve into the exciting lineup of titles that will grace the Paramount+ library in June, offering a glimpse into the captivating content updates awaiting eager viewers.
Joe Pickett, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, and more: 5 new releases on Paramount+ in June 2023
1) iCarly Season 3
iCarly is a revived sitcom series from the house of Paramount+, based on Nickelodeon's series of the same name that aired between 2007 and 2012. The revived show is created by Dan Schneider, the same man responsible for the original series. The series premiered on Paramount+ in 2021 and received positive reviews from critics and fans alike.
The cast for the series features Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor, and Nathan Kress reprising their roles from the original series while Jaidyn Triplett, Laci Mosley, Mary Scheer, Poppy Liu, and others join as new members. The third season is set to release on the streaming platform on June 1, 2023.
The revived iCarly follows Carly Shay and her best friends Freddie and Spencer, as they face the challenges and opportunities of creating content in the age of social media. With a blend of nostalgia and fresh storytelling, the show explores Carly's personal and professional growth. As they embrace their new chapter, they discover that the journey of self-discovery and maintaining friendships can be just as hilarious and fulfilling as their teenage adventures.
2) Queen of the Universe Season 2
Queen of the Universe is a competitive singing TV series from the production house of World of Wonder with RuPaul executive producing the show. The series released the first season on Paramount+ in 2021, with the second season set to premiere on June 2, 2023.
Graham Norton will host the show with Trixie Mattel, Michelle Visage, Vanessa Williams, and Leona Lewis as judges.
Queen of the Universe provides a platform where the greatest drag queens from all around the world converge to compete. Not only do they try to outdo their rivals in uniqueness, charisma, or stage presence, but also in their vocal skills. Internationally renowned drag deliver amazing musical performances in hopes of winning the crown of Queen of the Universe and a $250,000 cash prize.
3) Joe Pickett Season 2
Joe Pickett is a neo-Western crime drama series from Paramount Television Studios. The series premiered on Spectrum Originals in 2021 but was later picked up by Paramount+, which will also host the upcoming second season on June 4, 2023. John Wrick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle helm the project as showrunners, which is inspired by the titular character created by C.J. Box.
The cast of the series features talented actors like Michael Dorman, Julianna Guill, Sharon Lawrence, Mustafa Speaks, David Alan Grier, and others in pivotal roles.
Set in Wyoming, the series follows the eponymous game warden Joe Pickett as he stumbles upon a dead hunter in the mountains. Realizing it to be part of a serial murder case, he sets off to catch the killer.
As Joe delves deeper, he encounters various obstacles, including a passionate anti-hunting activist, a mysterious pair of twins living off the grid, and the haunting memories of his own troubled past. However, the investigation unravels the unsettling truth behind the facade of innocence surrounding the victims.
4) Destination: European Nights
Destination: European Nights is an upcoming original docuseries from the house of Paramount+ which will act as the next installation to their Stories from the Beautiful Game collection. The docuseries is divided into five episodes, with the first four episodes releasing on June 6, 2023. However, the fifth episode is set to arrive the next week, after the 2022-2023 Champions League final takes place.
In the documentary, the camera will follow acclaimed sports journalist, Guillem Balagué, as he travels through Europe to give us a unique and detailed look into the annual sporting event. Its synopsis reads:
"Destination: European Nights is a travelogue covering a passion play unlike any other. It provides viewers with unique access and insight to the scenes, the people and the players that provide the genius, drama and thrills that make the UEFA Champions League a must-see destination for every football fan in the world."
5) Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is a science fiction TV series from the house of Paramount+. After a successful first season in 2022, the series is set to return with a second season on the streaming platform on June 15, 2023, with a third season already in the works.
Created by Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, and Jenny Lumet, the series is a spin-off of CBS's Star Trek: Discovery and a part of the expanded Star Trek Universe. The series stars Anson Mount, Ethan Peck, and Rebecca Romijin in pivotal roles alongside Jess Bush, Christina Chong, Melissa Navia, Bruce Horak, and others in supporting roles.
Set in the 23rd century, the decade before the events of Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds follows Captain Christopher Pike as he heads the U.S.S. Enterprise. Aided by Science Officer Spock and Number One, the crew travels through the galaxy to explore the worlds beyond their knowledge.
These were the new titles premiering on Paramount+ in June 2023. If you're looking for an entertaining summer, be sure to check in and catch these exciting new seasons.