Paramount Plus cancels 60 Minutes Plus streaming series after one season

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60 Minutes Plus was one of the premium exclusives at Paramount Plus, but it has been canceled.

60 Minutes Plus, a spinoff of its award-winning broadcast news magazine 60 Minutes, will no longer be produced by the company. Variety reported that the series had only streamed one season as of the cancellation announcement, which was shared with staffers Thursday morning. The company said that the series will remain on Paramount Plus.

The work done by the 60+ team will continue to be on Paramount+.

The company said in a statement that they are proud of the team at 60 Minutes+ and of the stories they produced, which informed the audience about some of the most important issues of our time. Their journalism received several awards, including the National Headliner and theNABJ Salute toExcellence Award. The work done by the 60+ team will continue to be on Paramount+.

Variety reported that news will remain a core component of the Paramount Plus programming lineup. 60 Minutes Plus employees will be helped by the company to find other jobs.

The series began in March of last year with the new name of Paramount Plus. The series tackled topics from the Capitol riot to the metaverse and ran from 15 minutes to over 20 minutes. Correspondents who hosted the series were: Laurie Segall,Seth Doane,Wesley Lowery, and Enrique Acevedo.

60 Minutes is available through a variety of platforms, including through a website and a series of videos on The company did not comment on the decision to kill 60 Minutes Plus.