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Paramount+ Announces 30+ Exciting New Shows, Including Reboots of Classic Movies

Paramount+ will be launching on March 4 and there are so many exciting shows in the works for the new streaming service, which was previously known as CBS All Access.

The streamer will continue to air all of the shows you know and love from CBS All Access, like the Star Trek franchise and The Good Fight. Over 30 new shows are confirmed to be in the works, including some reboots of beloved movies from the Paramount library.

Paramount also has announced that three to four movies will be made directly for the streaming service each year. They revealed the three movies that are in the works for 2021 and they include a Joey King movie and reboots of two horror franchises.

Two highly anticipated movies will also be heading to Paramount+ just 45 days after they hit theaters later this year.

The streaming service’s pricing plans were also just announced.

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CNN Picks Up 'Stanley Tucci: Searching For Italy' for Second Season

Stanley Tucci is heading back to Italy!

CNN announced on Wednesday (February 24) that they were renewing Stanley Tucci: Searching For Italy for a second season, which is set to premiere some time in 2022, Deadline reports.

The series follows the 60-year-old actor as he travels and eats his way throughout various regions of Italy while interviewing chefs, restaurateurs, and other people involved in the Italian food industry.

The first two episodes featured Stanley taking viewers around Naples, the Amalfi Coast, and Rome. Next week’s episode will follow Stanley as he travels through Bologna.

New episodes of Stanley Tucci: Searching For Italy air on CNN on Sunday nights at 9pm ET.

In another recent interview, Stanley Tucci shared some behind-the-scenes secrets about The Devil Wears Prada.

Paramount+ Orders 'Dora The Explorer' & 'Fairly Oddparents' Live Action Shows

Two more animated series are getting a live action treatment – Dora the Explorer and The Fairly OddParents!

The two hit Nickelodeon shows are headed to Paramount+ as reboots of the classic shows.

They were previously given a live action treatment in a big screen movie (Dora), and TV movies.

The Fairly Oddparents television movies starred Drake Bell in the role of Timmy. Dora the Explorer‘s movie starred Isabela Mercad in the title role.

Dora the Explorer follows a 7-year-old Latina with a love of embarking on quests accompanied by her talking purple backpack and Boots the monkey.

The Fairly OddParents, which ran for 10 seasons, is one of the longest running animated shows on Nickelodeon.

See what other animated series is also getting a reboot at Paramount+ here!

'Rugrats' Animated Reboot Is Coming To Paramount+ This Year!

Rugrats are returning!

Nickelodeon has announced that the popular babies Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster, Angelica Pickles, Susie Carmichael and Phil and Lil DeVille will be back in a new CG-animated series set to premiere on Paramount+ this year.

“Rugrats is one of the most iconic cartoons recognized by fans around the globe, and this original version is one we are taking great care and pride in creating for a brand-new audience,” said Ramsey Naito, president of Nickelodeon Animation. “Having the voice cast behind these special characters come together is one of the essential pieces to making the show recognizable and we can’t wait to watch this talented group bring them to life again.”

The new series will also mark the return of original stars E.G. Daily (Tommy), Nancy Cartwright (Chuckie), Cheryl Chase (Angelica), Cree Summer (Susie) and Kath Soucie (Phil and Lil).

It will follow the toddlers as “they explore the world and beyond from their pint-sized and wildly imaginative point-of-view.”

Rugrats originally ran for nine seasons, debuting in 1991.

Did you miss the other big Paramount+ news? Check it out here!

Kelsey Grammer to Star in 'Frasier' Reboot Series for Paramount+

Kelsey Grammer will be reprising his role as Frasier Crane in a reboot of Frasier for the upcoming streaming service Paramount+.

The reboot series has been in the works for years and now the series finally has a home!

“Having spent over 20 years of my creative life on the Paramount lot, both producing shows and performing in several, I’d like to congratulate Paramount+ on its entry into the streaming world,” Kelsey said in a statement (via THR). “I gleefully anticipate sharing the next chapter in the continuing journey of Dr. Frasier Crane.”

Kelsey has been playing Frasier for decades, first debuting as the character in 1984 on the beloved series Cheers. He then starred in the spinoff series Frasier on NBC for 11 seasons. He won four Emmys and three Golden Globes for his work on the show.

Frasier is one of the most acclaimed comedies in modern television history and truly defines premium storytelling,” said CBS Studios president David Stapf. “There has long been a call from fans for its return, and that call is now answered thanks to the amazing Kelsey Grammer reprising his iconic role of Dr. Frasier Crane and a brilliant creative plan from Joe, Chris and Kelsey. We can’t wait to reveal its next chapter on Paramount +.”

Kelsey will also be starring in an upcoming ABC comedy series opposite Alec Baldwin, which will air during the 2021-22 season.

'Younger' Final Season Confirmed, Will Debut on Paramount+ Before Airing on TV Land

It has been confirmed that Younger will be ending with the upcoming seventh season and you can see it before it airs on TV Land.

The final season will be premiering on the new streaming service Paramount+ later this year and then after, it will air on the TV network.

“With Younger, Darren Star has done it once again, creating a generational defining series that has captured millions of fans who are craving more and we are excited to pay that off with the final season on Paramount+,” said Chris McCarthy, president of MTV Entertainment Group.

The final season will have 12 episodes and it’s not known when the season will premiere. All six seasons will be streaming on Paramount+, which is currently known as CBS All Access.

Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Nico Tortorella, Miriam Shor, Debi Mazar, and Peter Hermann star in the series.

Watch a preview of the final season below!

NBC Pulls 'Nurses' Episode Over Orthodox Jew Storyline Backlash

NBC has decided to pull an episode of their primetime drama, Nurses.

According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, the network will not air the episode in question in the future or on streaming networks.

The plot facing backlash involved an Orthodox Jew who refuses a bone graft from a potentially “Arab” or “woman” donor.

“The writers of this scene check all the boxes of ignorance and pernicious negative stereotypes right down to the name of the patient, Israel — payouts [sidelocks] and all,” a statement reads from the Simon Wiesenthal Center. “In one scene, NBC has insulted and demonized religious Jews and Judaism.”

The scene, which aired earlier this month, sees the young Orthodox Jew named Israel in a hospital bed, and his father is standing next to him. His father is insisting that “the Creator” will heel his shattered leg after an accident, while the nurse on call says that medicine is his best bet.

The Simon Wiesenthal Center carried on in their statement, “Orthodox Jews are targeted for violent hate crimes in the city of New York. Jews are [the] number one target of hate crimes in the U.S. This is no slip of the tongue. It was a vile, cheap attack masquerading as TV drama. What’s NBC going to do about it?”

Another organization, the B’nai Brith Canada, has called on action from NBC.

“The disturbing stereotypes present in this episode of Nurses are deeply damaging to Jews, especially Orthodox practitioners,” Michael Mostyn, chief executive officer of the organization, shared in his own statement. “We call on the producers to act responsibly and take accountability for this outrage.

THR says that NBC has responded to the backlash by pulling the episode from air, and all future airings. However, while they are in conversation with various Jewish groups, it has no plans to issue a statement condemning the episode.

Nurses centers on five medical professionals who are just starting their new jobs on the front lines at St. Mary’s, a busy downtown hospital. The series airs Tuesdays on NBC.

If you haven’t seen, check out the full line up of renewals and cancellations for 2021 on NBC here…