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Everything coming to Paramount Plus in December 2022: 'Top Gun: Maverick,' '1923' and more

Harrison Ford as Jacob Dutton and Helen MIrren as Cara Dutton in 1923 streaming on Paramount+ 2022
Harrison Ford as Jacob Dutton and Helen MIrren as Cara Dutton in '1923.' Streaming on Paramount+ in 2022. James Minchin III/Paramount+

A mountain of worthwhile content is coming to Paramount+ this December. From the new Paramount+ original prequel to "Yellowstone" to "Top Gun: Maverick," plus plenty of festive holiday specials, Paramount+ is a great go-to place for all your streaming needs this holiday season. Keep reading to check out everything landing on the streaming platform in December 2022. 

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A subscription to the Paramount+ Essential plan is now included with all Walmart+ subscriptions. The ad-supported Paramount+ Essential plan features tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes, including NFL on CBS live and all the new titles coming to the platform, listed below. 

Walmart+ is priced at $12.95 per month or $98 per year and includes quick and free shipping with no minimum purchase, discounts on gas, access to exclusive sales -- including Black Friday -- and more. 

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How much does Paramount Plus cost on its own? 

Paramount+ has two subscriber tiers available -- the $5 per month "Essential Plan," a budget-minded tier with ads, and the $10 per month "Premium Plan," which costs more but is ad-free.

Paramount+ also offers a one-week free-trial period, so if you were thinking of trying the platform, you can watch all these new titles on Paramount+ and more, risk-free. 

Here are our top picks for what's new on Paramount Plus in December 2022

"Top Gun: Maverick," "1923," a new Nickelodeon musical and more great shows and movies are arriving this month. 

'Top Gun: Maverick' (Dec 22)

'Top Gun: Maverick'
Scott Garfield / PARAMOUNT PICTURES / Skydance

After a triumphant theatrical run, the smash summer hit sequel to the 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is finally coming to a home theater near you. Starring Tom Cruise, the franchise's latest chapter finds Pete "Maverick" Mitchell serving as a test pilot in the Navy and training a detachment of graduates for a special assignment that may require the ultimate sacrifice. "Top Gun: Maverick" will be available to stream on Paramount+ starting Dec. 22.

"Top Gun: Maverick," streaming Dec. 22 on Paramount+

'Snow Day' (Dec. 16)

Phillipe Bosse/Paramount+

This "thaw-dropping" new movie musical from Nickelodeon is all about "breaking the ice." When a group of kids get the day off of school due to snow, they decide to chase their dreams and make some memories along the way. "Snow Day" stars Ky Baldwin, Michaela Russell, Jerry Trainor, Laura Bell Bundy and Rob Huebel.

"Snow Day," streaming Dec. 16 on Paramount+

'1923' (Dec 18)

'1923' (Dec 18)
James Minchin III/Paramount+

The newest "Yellowstone" spinoff stars Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren and follows the Prohibition Era Duttons as they fight to hold on to their family's land through The Great Depression. "1923" premieres Dec. 18 exclusively on Paramount+. 

"1923," streaming Dec. 18 on Paramount+

Here's what else is coming to Paramount Plus this December


Dec. 1
A League of Their Own
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
All Dogs Go to Heaven 2
Are We There Yet?
Capture the Flag
Clear and Present Danger
Coyote Ugly
Dead Again
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Eight Men Out
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Friday the 13th
Guys and Dolls
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
Halloween VI: The Curse Of Michael Myers
Head of State
If Beale Street Could Talk
In the Line of Fire
Jane Eyre
Just Wright
Kinky Boots
Little Women
Malcolm X
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Mission: Impossible III
Muppets from Space
Muriel's Wedding
My Left Foot
Ordinary People
Pet Sematary (1989)
Regarding Henry
Rosemary's Baby
Saturday Night Fever
Sherlock Gnomes
Shutter Island
Sleepless in Seattle
Small Soldiers
Southside with You
Terminator Genisys
The Breakfast Club
The Cave
The Color of Money
The Expendables
The Expendables 2
The Expendables 3
The Forbidden Kingdom
The Honeymooners
The Hurt Locker
The Legend of Bagger Vance
The Muppets Take Manhattan
The Peacemaker
The Pursuit of Happyness
The Wiz
True Grit
Uncle Buck
What's Love Got to Do with It
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Wild Things
Wuthering Heights
Young Guns
Young Sherlock Holmes

Dec. 3
Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire
Robbie the Reindeer: Legend of the Lost Tribe
The Story of Santa Claus

Dec. 4
Fit for Christmas

Dec. 5
Celeste and Jesse Forever

Dec. 6
The Check Up with Dr. David Agus, premiere
Liam Gallagher: Knebworth 22, premiere

Dec. 7
Mob Wives, seasons 1-6
PAW Patrol, season 7

Dec. 11
Must Love Christmas
National Christmas Tree Lighting: Celebrate 100 Years

Dec. 12
Dangerous Game: The Legacy Murders

Dec. 13
Sampled, premiere

Dec. 14
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team, season 15
Everybody Loves Raymond, seasons 1-9
RuPaul's Drag Race, season 13
RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked, season 12
True Life Crime, season 1

Dec. 15
The Game, season 2 premiere

Dec. 16
Snow Day, premiere
Metallica Presents: Helping Hands Concert

Dec. 18
1923, premiere
When Christmas Was Young

Dec. 20
Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas to All

Dec. 21
Homeward Bound: A Grammy Salute to the Songs of Paul Simon
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012), season 3
The Andy Griffith Show, seasons 1-8

Dec. 22
Top Gun: Maverick

Dec. 23
The 24th Annual A Home for the Holidays at the Grove

Dec. 24

Dec. 27
Django Unchained

Dec. 28
Gunsmoke, seasons 1-14
The 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
The Gift: Kindness Goes Viral with Steve Hartman

Dec. 31
New Year's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash

More shows and movies to stream this week

Still searching for the right show or movie to stream this weekend? Be sure to check out our guides on everything new coming to Disney+new shows on Apple TV+ and all the best movies to stream this week. Plus, we've got family-friendly TV show and movie suggestions, recommendations for the best Hulu originals and a round-up of the best TV shows coming back this fall.

What else is on Paramount Plus now?

Along with everything listed above, check out these binge-worthy titles on Paramount+. 

'Fantasy Football' 

Boris Martin/Nickelodeon/Paramount+

Callie's dad is a running back for the Atlanta Falcons who's been off his game lately. But everything changes when Callie receives a magical copy of EA SPORTS Madden NFL 23 and starts playing as her dad in the game. Now, her dad's career is in her hands -- but will Callie fumble the ball? Marsai Martin, Omari Hardwick, Kelly Rowland and Rome Flynn star in this hilarious and heartwarming father-daughter film.

"Fantasy Football," now streaming

'Tulsa King'

tulsa king
Brian Douglas/Paramount+

After 25 years in prison, New York mafia capo Dwight "The General" Manfredi is sent away to Tulsa, Okla., to set up new territory for his mob family. But upon arrival, the once-great mobster realizes his skills might be a bit rusty. Sylvester Stallone stars in this gritty, new drama series from "Yellowstone" co-creator Taylor Sheridan.

"Tulsa King," now streaming

'Inside Amy Schumer' 

505- Inside Amy Schumer
Matt Wilson/Paramount +

After a six-year hiatus, Amy Schumer's Emmy-winning series is back for a brand new season of sketch comedy. "Inside Amy Schumer" Season 5 is now streaming exclusively on Paramount+.

"Inside Amy Schumer," now streaming on Paramount+ 

'Star Trek: Prodigy' 

Star Trek: Prodigy

"Star Trek: Prodigy" follows young aliens who, upon discovering an abandoned Starfleet vessel, head out to explore the universe and search for adventure. 

"Star Trek: Prodigy," now streaming

'Ink Master' 

Ink Master
Paramount Network

Tattoo artists from across the country compete in technical and creative challenges for a $250,000 cash prize and an editorial feature in Inked Magazine. This season, competitors from years past return to the show to compete for the title of "Ink Master."

This unique reality competition series is back with new episodes this fall, exclusively on Paramount+.

"Ink Master," now streaming

'Monster High: The Movie'

Monster High
Kailey Schwerman/Paramount+

Inspired by the best-selling dolls, this live-action musical movie follows Clawdeen Wolf, a half-human, half-werewolf teen who struggles to keep her true identity a secret while attending Monster High. Miia Harris, Ceci Balagot, Nayah Damasen, Case Walker and Kyle Selig star in this family-friendly film, "Monster High: The Movie."

"Monster High: The Movie," now streaming 

'The Good Fight'

The Good Fight
Elizabeth Fisher/Paramount+

A spinoff and standalone sequel to "The Good Wife," this dramedy follows a prominent lawyer (played by Christine Baranski) struggling to piece her career back together in the wake of a financial scam that ruined her family's reputation. 

"The Good Fight" Season 6, now streaming

'On the Come Up' 

Erika Doss/ Paramount+

"In this fairy tale, my father was once a king. Now I'm chasing his dream..."

Based on the best-selling YA novel by Angie Thomas -- author of "The Hate U Give" -- "On The Come Up" is a film about a gifted 16-year-old rapper attempting to honor her late father's hip hop legacy while facing controversy and possible eviction. Newcomer Jamila C. Gray stars in this Paramount original movie.

"On the Come Up," now streaming

'Orphan: First Kill' 

orphan first kill
Steve Ackerman/Paramount Pictures

More than 10 years since the twisted horror film "Orphan" made its chilling debut, Esther returns in a highly anticipated prequel. Rossif Sutherland and Julia Stiles star alongside Isabelle Fuhrman in "Orphan: First Kill." 

"Orphan: First Kill," now streaming 

'Star Trek: Lower Decks' 

'Star Trek: Lower Decks' (Season 3, August 25)

"Star Trek: Lower Decks" follows the support crew working on the USS Cerritos -- one of Starfleet's least important ships. An all new season of this beloved, animated "Star Trek" spin-off series is now streaming on Paramount+.

"Star Trek: Lower Decks" Season 3, now streaming 

'Honor Society'

Michael Courtney/Nickelodeon/Paramount+

Honor is in her senior year of high school and focused solely on getting into Harvard. When her guidance counselor suggests another student might be getting recommended for admission over her, Honor enacts a plan to sabotage her competition. Angourie Rice stars opposite "Stranger Things" actor Gaten Matarazzo in this new comedy series, streaming now on Paramount+.

"Honor Society," now streaming

'Jerry & Marge Go Large' 

Jerry and Marge Go Large
Jake Giles Netter/Paramount+

Inspired by real events, "Jerry & Marge Go Large" tells the story of retired math whiz Jerry Selbee, who, with the help of his wife, uses a mathematical loophole in the lottery to win millions. Bryan Cranston, Annette Bening and Rainn Wilson star in this wacky new comedy, which Is now streaming on Paramount+.

"Jerry & Marge Go Large," now streaming

'The Offer'  

Episode 102
Nicole Wilder/Paramount+

Miles Teller stars alongside Juno Temple, Colin Hanks and more in this dramatic new miniseries. "The Offer" follows legendary Hollywood producer Albert S. Ruddy as he adapts author Mario Puzo's novel, "The Godfather," for the screen. As "The Offer" tells it, Ruddy assembles a dream team, including director Francis Ford Coppola (who co-wrote the script with Puzo) and Hollywood star Marlon Brando, only to see his production challenged by behind-the-scenes tensions -- and a prominent mob boss. 

"The Offer," now streaming 

'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' 

Marni Grossman/Paramount+

"Star Trek: Strange New Worlds" finds actor Anson Mount reprising his "Discovery" role as Captain Pike. In the new series, Pike retreats to his ranch back on Earth after having caught a glimpse of the grim future that fans know awaits him in "The Original Series." But when the Starfleet standout learns that one of his former crew members desperately needs him, Pike jumps back into the action."Discovery" stars Rebecca Romijn and Ethan Peck return alongside Mount in this new "Star Trek" series. 

"Star Trek: Strange New Worlds," now streaming 



Pablo Schreiber stars in this exciting new series based on the best-selling Xbox Game Studios first-person shooter game, "Halo." The show puts a new spin on the central storyline -- about a massive war far in the future -- while still bringing the original feel of the video game franchise to life. The action-packed series follows Master Chief, a super-soldier trained to battle an alien group known as the Covenant. But, when Master Chief has to confront his own humanity, everything changes.

"Halo," now streaming 

'Star Trek: Picard' 

Star Trek: Picard
Nicole Wilder/Paramount+

More than 35 years since his character's debut in "Star Trek: The Next Generation," Sir Patrick Stewart returns as Jean-Luc Picard for season two of "Star Trek: Picard." The first season takes place 20 years after the events of "Star Trek: Nemesis;" Picard is retired from Starfleet and grieving the loss of Data when he receives a visit from a new synthetic being that leads him into the next chapter of his life. The second season picks up a year after events of the first, and fans will be glad to know that the show has already been renewed for season three. Stewart stars alongside Alison Pill and Michelle Hurd in season two of "Star Trek: Picard," now streaming.

"Star Trek: Picard," now streaming

The best TV deals right now

If you prefer to forego the movie theater in favor of streaming the best new movies at home, it might be time to upgrade your home theater. Keep reading to check out the best deals on TVs, antennas, TV stands and more. 

Samsung 'The Frame' QLED 4K smart TV 2022

Samsung The Frame TV 2022

The latest edition of "The Frame" uses a matte, anti-reflection display. The one-inch-thick screen can stream all your favorite TV shows and movies in 4K resolution, and can seamlessly transition to Art Mode to display your favorite paintings and photographs. 

65" Samsung 'The Frame' QLED 4K TV 2022, $2,000

65" Samsung QN900A Neo QLED 8K TV: $3,000

65" Samsung QN900A Neo QLED TV

A premium Samsung TV can cost a lot, especially when it's something like Samsung QN900A Neo TV, which boasts 8K resolution, AI upscaling and a Quantum LED panel. Factor in a massive, 65-inch screen, and you're looking at a $5,000 TV. Luckily, Samsung has a great deal that knocks a hefty $2,000 off the price, bringing it down to $3,000.

65" Samsung QN900A Neo QLED 8K TV, $3,000 (reduced from $5,000)

75" Samsung QN900A Neo QLED 8K TV, $3,300 (reduced from $4,700)

Amazon Fire TV Stick with 4K Ultra HD

Amazon Fire TV Stick with 4K Ultra HD
Best Buy

This Amazon streaming stick with a new Wi-Fi antenna design is optimized for 4K streaming. The Amazon Fire TV Stick pairs with compatible Bluetooth headphones and comes equipped with Alexa-enabled voice-control technology. 

Amazon Fire TV Stick with 4K Ultra HD, $50

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