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The 25 best shows to stream on Paramount Plus Australia

Paramount Plus promises a mountain of entertainment. Here's what's on top of the summit.

The 20 best shows to stream on Paramount Plus Australia

Paramount Plus hosts original series, exclusive shows, movies and live football matches – all for $9.99 a month with a 7-day free trial.

There is a lot of content, including a vast amount of reality TV and crime shows by the bucketload – multiple versions of CSI, for example. Plus animations, children's content, 80s sitcoms, old-school favourites and some of the latest buzz-worthy shows.

Want a head start? Add these best shows on Paramount Plus to your watchlist ASAP.

1. South Park

Meet the boys and their outrageous friends and neighbours in the strange mountain town of South Park and relive their wildest adventures with the supernatural, the extraordinary and the insane.

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It started out as mainly toilet humour and horrible animation, but over the years, South Park grew to offer a funny and insightful view of huge issues in society. Even better? The toilet humour never went away.

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26 seasons 5 seasons

2. Yellowjackets

A team of wildly talented high school footballers become the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the Ontario wilderness.

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Part horror story, part coming-of-age drama, Yellowjackets is all around amazing. With a terrific cast, killer soundtrack and immersive storyline, it's the kind of show that keeps you engaged from start to finish.

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2 seasons 1 seasons

3. Tulsa King

Following his release from prison, mafia capo Dwight "The General" Manfredi is exiled to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he builds a new criminal empire with a group of unlikely characters.

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Tulsa King is funny and engaging. Add a strong lead performance from Sylvester Stallone into the mix and you've got yourself a hit.

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1 seasons 1 seasons

4. Halo

A scientist creates enhanced super-soldiers to battle the aliens. We mainly follow one of them, Master Chief, who begins to question himself after he makes contact with a Covenant relic.

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If you're into sci-fi, Halo should be right up your alley. With plenty of action and great visuals, it will pull you in from episode 1.

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2 seasons

5. 1883 (2021)

A Yellowstone prequel, 1883 follows the Dutton family in, you guessed it, 1883, as they embark on a journey through America to escape poverty and build a better life for themselves. We know from the original that they become the owners of the Yellowstone Ranch – but how did they manage to do that?

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The fantastic performances and polished visuals will hook you right from the very start.

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1 seasons

6. Last King of the Cross

Inspired by John Ibrahim’s bestselling autobiography of the same name, this elevated serialised drama tracks John’s rise from a poverty-stricken immigrant with no education, no money and no prospects, to Australia’s most infamous nightclub mogul in Sydney’s Kings Cross – a mini-Atlantic City, barely half a mile long with every form of criminality on offer.

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Gritty and captivating, Last King of the Cross will keep you coming back for more.

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1 seasons

7. Dexter: New Blood

Dexter Morgan is back and living a quiet life, but can he keep his secret double life from re-emerging?

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Set 10 years after the original series wrapped up, Dexter: New Blood updates viewers on what everyone's favourite serial killer is up to in the present. A quick and fascinating binge, the series will give long-time fans plenty to talk about. This reboot rights the wrongs of the original's divisive finale.

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1 seasons

8. Star Trek: Discovery

Follow the voyages of Starfleet on its missions to discover new worlds and new life forms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself.

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With a mesmerising lead performance from Sonequa Martin-Green, Star Trek: Discovery is a solid starting point for viewers new to this universe. At the same time, it provides plenty of goodies for those who have been following the franchise for a while.

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5 seasons

9. Ghosts

Alison and Mike are determined to get the best reviews from their guests after transforming Button House – a crumbling, haunted stately home – into a luxury B&B. However, buried secrets, booking mix-ups and open war with neighbours all collide to create a chaotic series of events which threatens to derail their dreams.

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Clever and witty, the US version of Ghosts is a delicious comedy that will make you laugh out loud.

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3 seasons

10. 1923

The Duttons face a new set of challenges in the early 20th century, including the rise of Western expansion, Prohibition and the Great Depression.

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Anchored by a marvellous cast led by Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren, 1923 can be grim at times – but is very much worth it. Another stellar show in the Yellowstone universe.

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1 seasons

11. Ray Donovan

Ray Donovan is the one man called upon by Los Angeles celebrities, superstar athletes and business moguls to make their most complicated and combustible problems disappear.

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You're certain to have someone in your life who has seen every episode of Ray Donovan. Now ask that person if you should tune in for the first time. We'll wait.

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7 seasons

12. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

When one of Pike's officers goes missing while on a secret mission for Starfleet, Pike has to come out of self-imposed exile.

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Propelled by a sense of discovery, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds does the Star Trek name justice. It helps too that the cast is top-notch.

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2 seasons

13. Fellow Travelers

Fellow Travelers follows the lives and volatile romance of 2 different men, through purges, wars, protests and plagues, overcoming obstacles in the world.

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It’s heartbreaking, emotional, sobering and enlightening. As the story moves through the years, you can despair at how similar some things might seem today, but it’s a beautifully shot show that is a rewarding watch.

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1 seasons

14. Bargain

A group of strangers gather at a remote motel with ulterior motives – seeking to bargain. An unexpected earthquake traps them inside the building. With no one to trust, they must find a way to survive.

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The plot takes a few sharp turns before you realise what’s going on, but stick with it and you will be rewarded. The episodes are fairly short in length too, which makes it easy to get through.

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1 seasons

15. The Gilded Age

The Gilded Age follows a young woman who moves in with her old-money aunts and quickly gets entangled in the social war between them and their new-money neighbours. In a world on the brink of the modern age, will she follow the rules of society or forge her own path?

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If you’re looking for a mix of melodrama and grandeur, The Gilded Age walks the line between soap and serious drama. Or you can just sit back and enjoy the amazing costumes and settings on offer.

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2 seasons

16. Evil (2019)

A sceptical clinical psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possession and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there's a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.

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For those who like their entertainment spooky, Evil is a brilliant supernatural drama. Clever and well-written, the show is the best kind of unsettling.

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4 seasons

17. Five Bedrooms

5 singles meet at a wedding, find they have common relationship and real estate problems and arrive at a solution – they could pitch in and get a house together.

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Five Bedrooms is heartwarming and funny, with appealing characters and an engaging plot. Trust us: you don't want to miss a thing.

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4 seasons 3 seasons

18. Survivor

16 average Americans board the Mata Hari only to later salvage supplies, jump overboard and be marooned on the small uncharted deserted island of Pulau Tiga in the South China Sea off the Malaysian Coast of Borneo.

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Reality show Survivor laid the groundwork for everything that has entered the genre since. That probably means plenty of people can't stomach Survivor, but it retains an enormous, loyal fanbase. While dedicated fans can likely recall each act of physical strength and all the horrendous food, the social game-playing is really what Survivor is all about.

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45 seasons 1 seasons 44 seasons

19. Awkwafina is Nora From Queens

Nora's winding road to maturity takes her to the streets of Queens, an Atlantic City casino and a haunted, condemned building.

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While Awkwafina's comedy chops are well established, it's often the supporting cast that steals the show, especially Lori Tan Chinn as the outspoken grandma. Trying to do adulting right has never been funnier.

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3 seasons

20. NCIS: Sydney

Australian Federal Police officers and US NCIS agents must work together to solve crimes in the first international spin-off series of the successful NCIS franchise. The show will follow the same procedural format as the original NCIS series as the team navigates rising international tensions in the Indo-Pacific.

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Set against the stunning backdrop of Sydney's harbour, it’s an ideal location for the expansion of the NCIS franchise.

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1 seasons 1 seasons

21. The Gold (2023)

On 26 November 1983, 6 armed men steal £26 million worth of gold from the Brink’s-Mat security depot and set about trying to dispose of the bullion.

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Rather than focus on just the action of a heist, The Gold has a strong cast with some well-developed characters. If you're in the mood for a well-written drama, then check this out.

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22. The Betoota Advocate Presents

Fronted by editor-at-large Errol Parker and editor Clancy Overall, the pair dig deep into the controversies that shaped our nation. Across 4 episodes, corruption, money, religion and tribalism are key themes, with no stone left unturned to get to the crux of the headline.

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Already a common name on your social media feeds, the team are spot on with their satirical take on the news and with The Betoota Advocate Presents, you'll know what to expect and love.

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1 seasons

23. The Inspired Unemployed (Impractical) Jokers

This hidden-camera series follows 4 lifelong friends – Brian "Q"' Quinn, James "Murr"' Murray, Joe Gatto and Sal Vulcano – who take dares to an outrageous level. To find out who is best under pressure, the guys compete in awkward and outrageous hidden-camera hijinks with the loser performing what is deemed to be the most-mortifying challenge yet.

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A hidden camera prank show sounds very passé, but The Inspired Unemployed (Impractical) Jokers offers big, dumb laughs. And sometimes, that's all you want. Switch off your brain and enjoy the hilarity.

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1 seasons

24. The Bridge Australia

Deep in Tasmania's untamed wilderness, 12 strangers meet in their quest to build a bridge. But how will the $250,000 cash prize tempt them and as they get closer, how will the bridge change them forever?

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Featuring plenty of drama and mind games, reality competition show The Bridge Australia is a whole lot of fun.

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1 seasons

25. The Secrets She Keeps

Heavily pregnant supermarket shelf-stacker Agatha is obsessed with Meghan Shaughnessy's seemingly perfect life. But is there more to her covetous gaze than simply admiration?

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If you love psychological thrillers, buckle up for a wild ride on The Secrets She Keeps.

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2 seasons

What changed on our list?

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  • The Gilded Age

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  • Special Ops: Lioness
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