Paramount+ has canceled a slew of its originals together with Grease: Rise of the Pink Girls, Star Trek: Prodigy, Queen of the Universe and The Sport and is taking the exhibits off its platform because it turns into the newest media firm to take a content material write-down.

Grease: Rise of the Pink Girls has been canceled after one season, Star Trek: Prodigy is not going to be going forth with its beforehand introduced second season, The Sport has been canceled after two seasons and Graham Norton-hosted actuality sequence Queen of the Universe has been axed after two seasons.

All of those titles can be faraway from Paramount+ with the studios planning to buy a few of them to rival broadcasters and streamers.

The corporate will take a content material impairment cost and is predicted to disclose the monetary impression at its subsequent earnings.

The transfer comes a number of months after Paramount+ eliminated a slew of different titles from its service together with Coyote, No Exercise, Responsible Celebration, The Harper Home, The Actual World and The Twilight Zone.

Different streamers reminiscent of Netflix, the then-titled HBO Max and Disney+ have additionally beforehand eliminated authentic sequence from their providers as a transfer in the direction of cost-cutting.

The transfer comes as Paramount+ is within the means of merging with Showtime, which is able to occur later this month.

Grease: Rise of the Pink Girls, which is a prequel to the basic film, premiered on April 6 and ran via the start of June. It was was certainly one of plenty of sequence primarily based on Paramount film IP to debut on the streaming service alongside Deadly Attraction, which continues to be pending a choice, and miniseries The Provide, which instructed the story of the making of The Godfather. Paramount+ additionally has upcoming sequence primarily based on Flashdance, The Italian Job, Love Story and The Parallax View.

Grease: Rise of the Pink Girls befell 4 years earlier than the unique Grease; in 1954 earlier than rock ‘n’ roll dominated, earlier than the T-Birds had been the good within the faculty, 4 fed-up, outcasts dare to have enjoyable on their very own phrases, sparking an ethical panic that can change Rydell Excessive perpetually.

The prequel sequence stars Marisa Davila as Jane, Cheyenne Isabel Wells as Olivia, Ari Notartomaso as Cynthia, Tricia Fukuhara as Nancy, Shanel Bailey as Hazel, Madison Thompson as Susan, Johnathan Nieves as Richie, Jason Schmidt as Buddy, Maxwell Whittington-Cooper as Wally and Jackie Hoffman as Asst. Principal McGee.

Grease: Rise of the Pink Girls was written and govt produced by creator Annabel Oakes, who additionally serves as showrunner. Marty Bowen govt produced for Temple Hill, Adam Fishbach additionally govt produced, and Alethea Jones, who directed the pilot plus two different episodes additionally govt produced. Erik Feig and Samie Kim Falvey govt produced by way of Picturestart and Grace Gilroy serves as producer.

Paramount Tv Studios may have the chance to buy the sequence elsewhere

Star Trek: Prodigy is an animated youngsters sequence set within the Star Trek universe.

The sequence premiered on Paramount+ in October 2021 with its first tranche of ten episodes, which had been later aired on Nickelodeon. The second batch of ten episodes streamed between October and December 2022. It was renewed for a second season in November, one which was set to air later this earlier than the reversal.

The sequence follows the crew of the united statesS. Protostar.

Developed by Kevin and Dan Hageman and produced by Nickelodeon Animation studio and CBS Studios, the CG-animated sequence Star Trek: Prodigy was the primary Star Trek sequence geared toward youthful audiences, and follows a motley crew of younger aliens who should determine how you can work collectively whereas navigating a higher galaxy, looking for a greater future. These six younger outcasts know nothing concerning the ship they’ve commandeered – a primary within the historical past of the “Star Trek” franchise – however over the course of their adventures collectively, they’ll every be launched to Starfleet and the beliefs it represents.

Voice solid consists of Kate Mulgrew (Hologram Kathryn Janeway), Brett Grey (Dal), Ella Purnell (Gwyn), Rylee Alazraqui (Rok-Tahk), Angus Imrie (Zero), Jason Mantzoukas (Jankom Pog), Dee Bradley Baker (Murf), John Noble (The Diviner) and Jimmi Simpson (Drednok).

Star Trek: Prodigy is from CBS’ Eye Animation Productions, CBS Studios’ new animation arm; Nickelodeon Animation Studio, led by President of Animation Ramsey Naito; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Leisure. Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Aaron Baiers, Katie Krentz, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth function govt producers, alongside co-showrunners Kevin and Dan Hageman and Ben Hibon, who additionally directs and serves as govt producer and the inventive lead of the animated sequence.

The brand new season will full post-production, and the studio can be on the lookout for a brand new house for Star Trek: Prodigy as season one comes off the service shortly.

The corporate mentioned that “continues to be invested in growing the Star Trek franchise” with sequence together with Star Trek: Starfleet Academy, film occasion Star Trek: Part 31, Star Trek: Unusual New Worlds, which returned for its second season June 15 and has been renewed for a 3rd season, animated sequence Star Trek: Decrease Decks, which is able to return for its fourth season later this yr and has additionally been renewed for a fifth season, the upcoming ultimate season of Star Trek: Discovery in addition to Star Trek: Picard.

The Sport is a revival of the comedy sequence that authentic aired on The CW and BET. It premiered on Paramount+ in November 2021 and the second season launched in December 2022.

It facilities on Black tradition via the prism of professional soccer, transferring from San Diego to Las Vegas. The Las Vegas-based group tackled plenty of social points and extra as they battle for fame, fortune, respect, and love — all whereas attempting to take care of their souls as they every performed The Sport.

The sequence was govt produced by showrunner and author Devon Greggory, authentic present creator Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil, and authentic govt producer Kelsey Grammer and Tom Russo of Grammnet NH Productions. The sequence is produced by CBS Studios, Inphiniti Leisure, Akil Productions and Grammnet NH Productions.

CBS Studios may have the chance to license the sequence elsewhere.

Queen of the Universe is a drag queen singing competitors hosted by Norton. It featured judges together with Leona Lewis, Trixie Mattel, Michelle Visage, Vanessa Williams and Mel B with contestants competing for a money prize of $250,000.

Produced by RuPaul’s Drag Race producer World of Marvel, the sequence premiered in December 2021 and the second season completed yesterday. It is going to be faraway from Paramount+ on June 30.