The channel will be scheduled and programmed by the Channel 5 editorial team under the direction of Ben Frow, Channel 5 director of programmes. The international roll-out is being overseen by Jill Offman, EVP Comedy Central and Paramount Network International.
Paramount Network is the home of various free-to-air premieres, including the seventh season of Suits, Designated Survivor, and The Mick, as well as older series such as Heroes Reborn, Six, Will & Grace. Movies will include War of the Worlds, Catch Me If You Can, Dances With Wolves, The Shining, The Talented Mr Ripley, Jackie Brown, Prince of Tides, Groundhog Day and Roxanne.
The UK becomes the third Paramount Network after the US and Spain, and there are separately 11 locally scheduled versions of Paramount Channel internationally.
Paramount Network will launch in the UK on Freeview, Sky, BT and TalkTalk.