Paramount Television

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Paramount Television
Paramount Television logo 2015.png
Founded January 1, 1968 (first incarnation; reincorporated from Desilu Productions)
March 4, 2013 (current incarnation) [1]
Dissolved August 27, 2006 (first incarnation; merged with CBS Productions to become CBS Paramount Television)
President Amy Powell [2]
Notable Works Star Trek: The Original Series
The Brady Bunch
The Odd Couple
Happy Days
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Nash Bridges
Criminal Minds
Minority Report

The current incarnation of Paramount Television is the television production division of Paramount Pictures (a unit of Viacom). Its original version is also the second incarnation of the television production company now known as CBS Television Studios (a unit of CBS Corporation).



Production codes

The format for weekly produced shows is SSSSS-EEE, where S is a five digit show number and E is a three digit episode number. Daily produced shows is SE, where S is the variable letter show identifier and E is a variable sequential digit episode count. Only the episode portion is used on internal marketing material and feed slates.

List of shows produced by Paramount Television

Pre-2006 (original company)

Note: All shows produced by Paramount Television and its predecessors prior to its 2006 merger with CBS Productions to form CBS Paramount Television are now owned or co-owned by CBS Studios.

Title Format Network Years
The Lucy Show Sitcom CBS 1962–68 1
You Don't Say! (1963) Game Show NBC 1963–69 1
Star Trek Science fiction NBC 1966–69 1
Mission: Impossible Espionage CBS 1966–73 1
Mannix Crime Drama CBS 1967–75 1
The Brady Bunch Sitcom ABC 1969–74
Love, American Style Sitcom anthology ABC 1969–74
The Odd Couple Sitcom ABC 1970–75
The Immortal Sci-fi drama ABC 1970–71
The Sandy Duncan Show Sitcom CBS 1971–72
The Brady Kids Animated sitcom ABC 1972–74 2
Star Trek: The Animated Series Animated sci-fi NBC 1973–74 2
The Magician Crime drama NBC 1973–74
Happy Days Sitcom ABC 1974–84
Petrocelli Legal drama NBC 1974–76
Paper Moon Sitcom ABC 1974–75
The Oddball Couple Animated sitcom ABC 1975–77 3
Laverne & Shirley Sitcom ABC 1976–83
The Brady Bunch Hour Variety ABC 1976–77 4
Mork & Mindy Sitcom ABC 1978–82
Taxi Sitcom ABC 1978–82
NBC 1982–83
Angie Sitcom NBC 1979–80
Solid Gold Music chart/variety Syndication 1980–88 5
Fonz and the Happy Days Gang Animated sitcom ABC 1980–81 6
Bosom Buddies Sitcom ABC 1980–82
Here's Boomer Adventure/drama NBC 1980–82
Police Squad! Police procedural parody/sitcom ABC 1982
Joanie Loves Chachi Sitcom ABC 1982–83
The New Odd Couple Sitcom ABC 1982–83
The Powers of Matthew Star Sci-fi NBC 1982–83
Cheers Sitcom NBC 1982–93
Family Ties Sitcom NBC 1982–89
Webster Sitcom ABC 1983–87
Syndication 1987–89
Anything for Money Game show Syndication 1984–85
MacGyver Action-adventure drama ABC 1985–92
The Bronx Zoo Drama NBC 1987–88
Duet Sitcom FOX 1987–89
Friday the 13th Horror Syndication 1987–90
Star Trek: The Next Generation Science fiction Syndication 1987–94
War of the Worlds Science fiction Syndication 1988–90
Mission: Impossible (1988) Espionage ABC 1988–90
Dear John Sitcom NBC 1988–92
The Arsenio Hall Show Late-night talk show Syndication 1989–94
Hard Copy Tabloid news Syndication 1989–99
Wings Sitcom NBC 1990–97
The Montel Williams Show Talk show Syndication 1991–2008 7 8
Sightings Paranormal documentary/news FOX 1992–97
Frasier Sitcom NBC 1993–2004
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Science fiction Syndication 1993–99
The Busy World of Richard Scarry Animation Showtime 1994–97 9
Duckman Animated sitcom USA 1994–97
Leeza Talk show NBC 1994–99
Syndication 1999–2000
The New Price Is Right Game show Syndication 1994–95 10
Sister, Sister Sitcom ABC 1994–95
The WB 1995–99
Star Trek: Voyager Science fiction UPN 1995–2001
JAG Adventure/legal drama NBC 1995–96 11
CBS 1997–2005
Real TV Reality Syndication 1996–2001
Nash Bridges Police procedural CBS 1996–2001 12
Clueless Sitcom ABC 1996–97
UPN 1997–99
Seven Days Science fiction UPN 1998–2001
Judge Mills Lane Courtroom show Syndication 1998–2001 12
Girlfriends Sitcom UPN 2000–2006
The CW 2006–2008
Maximum Exposure Reality Syndication 2000–2002
Soul Food Drama Showtime 2000–2004
One on One Sitcom UPN 2001–2006
Star Trek: Enterprise Science fiction UPN 2001–2005
The Dead Zone Suspense/sci-fi USA 2002–2007 13 14
NCIS Police procedural CBS 2003–present 15
The 4400 Science fiction USA 2004–2007 16
Criminal Minds Crime drama CBS 2005–present 15 17
Ghost Whisperer Supernatural drama CBS 2005–2010 15 17

1 Produced until December 1967 by Desilu Productions
2 Co-produced with Filmation Associates
3 Co-produced with DePatie-Freleng Enterprises
4 Co-produced with Sid & Marty Krofft Productions
5 Co-produced with Operation Prime Time
6 Co-produced with Hanna-Barbera Productions
7 Co-produced with Mountain Movers (1991-94) and Out of My Way Productions (1994-98)
8 Produced and distributed until 1995 by Viacom Enterprises, from 2006 to 2007 by CBS Paramount Television and from 2007 to 2008 by CBS Television Distribution
9 Co-produced with CINAR Animation
10 Co-produced with Mark Goodson Productions
11 Co-produced with NBC Productions in Season One only
12 Produced until 1999 by Rysher Entertainment
13 Produced after 2006 by CBS Paramount Television
14 Co-produced with Lionsgate Television
15 Produced from 2006 to 2009 by CBS Paramount Television and after 2009 by CBS Television Studios
16 Produced until 2004 by Viacom Productions and from 2006 to 2007 by CBS Paramount Television
17 Co-produced with Touchstone Television/ABC Studios

2015-present (revived company)

Title Format Network Years
Minority Report Sci-fi crime drama FOX 2015–present 1
School of Rock Musical sitcom Nickelodeon 2016–present
A Series of Unfortunate Events Drama Netflix 2016–present

1 Co-produced with Amblin Television and 20th Century Fox Television

Shows in Development

Project Style Network Notes
Ashecliffe Psychological thriller HBO
Bettyville Dramedy TBA
Ghost Paranormal drama TBA
Shooter Action drama USA Based on the 2007 motion picture / Co-production with Universal Cable Productions
Terminator: Project Skynet Sci-fi action TBA
Urban Cowboy Music drama FOX Based on the 1980 motion picture / Co-production with 20th Century Fox Television

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