REVIVAL OF “THE GAME” // PARAMOUNT+ REVEALS OFFICIAL TRAILER

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( ENSPIRE Entertainment ) The Game Two-Part Premiere Episode Debuts Thursday, Nov. 11 Exclusively on Paramount+

THE GAME is back! Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, released the official trailer and key art for its upcoming revival of the groundbreaking series THE GAME, debuting with a two-part premiere episode on Thursday, Nov. 11. The first season will appear weekly on Thursdays, with ten episodes exclusively on Paramount+.

Relocating from San Diego to Sin City, THE GAME returns with a mix of new players and original cast to offer a modern-day examination of Black culture through the prism of pro football. The team will tackle racism, sexism, classism, and more as they fight for fame, fortune, respect, and love – all while trying to maintain their souls as they each play THE GAME.

“New Whips, Same chains” – 105 — Tasha Mack (Wendy Raquel Robinson), Malik Wright (Hosea Chanchez) in the Paramount+ series THE GAME. Photo: Fernando Decillis/Paramount+ ©2021 Paramount+. All Rights Reserved.

THE GAME stars Wendy Raquel Robinson (“Insecure”) as sports agent Tasha Mack; Hosea Chanchez (“Black Lightning”) as footballer Malik Wright; Adriyan Rae (“Chicago Fire”) as Brittany Pitts, the daughter of Jason and Kelly Pitts; Vaughn Hebron (“Tyler Perry’s The Oval”) as Jamison Fields, an undrafted free agent; Analisa Velez (“Sneaky Pete”) as Raquel Navarro, Brittany’s best friend; and Toby Sandeman (“Power Book III: Raising Kanan”) as Garret Evans, the top football player in the league.  

THE GAME is executive produced by original show creator Mara Brock Akil, showrunner and writer Devon Greggory (“American Soul”), Salim Akil (“Black Lightning”), and original executive producer Kelsey Grammer (“Girlfriends”) and Tom Russo (“Black-ish”) of Grammnet NH Productions. Kevin Bray (“Insecure”) will direct the first two episodes of the inaugural season. The series is produced by CBS Studios, Akil Productions, and Grammnet NH Productions.

THE GAME. Teaser art for season 1 of the Paramount+ series THE GAME Photo: ©2021 Paramount+. All Rights Reserved.

All nine seasons of THE GAME, which originally aired on The CW then BET, are also available to binge on Paramount+. The series will be distributed internationally by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group.

About Paramount+:

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video-on-demand, and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combine live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows, and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for significant sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About CBS Studios

CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading programming suppliers with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services, and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late-night and daytime talk shows, and extensive library of iconic intellectual property.

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