‘The Game’ reboot in development at Parmount+ streaming service

'The Game' reboot could be back as early as 2021

A The Game reboot is in the works. Viacom recently announced a plethora of shows are being relaunched under its new streaming platform Paramount + umbrella and The Game is one of them.

The details on the reboot are very slim but the platform is set to debut in 2021. There is no word yet if stars of the show Tia Mowry, Pooch Hall, or Wendy Robinson will return.

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PASADENA, CA – JULY 17: (L-R) Actress Tia Mowry, Executive Producer Mara Brock Akil, and Actress Wendy Raquel Robsinson from the series “The Game” attend the 2006 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour for the The CW Network at the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel on July 17, 2006 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Game debuted in 2006 by Girlfriends creator and executive producer Mara Brock Akil. It was canceled after three seasons but in 2010 BET picked up the series and added new episodes. The series follows the tumultuous relationship of Mowry’s character, Melanie Barnett — a first-year medical student who is dating Pooch Hall’s character Derwin Davis, a professional football player. The comedy shares an inside look into the world of professional sports and all its major players.

The series is in good company. Along with The Game, the service will pick up: a new edition of MTV’s Behind The Music; The Real Criminal Minds True Crime Series Docuseries; The Offer, a limited series about the making of The GodFather and Lioness by Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan.

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The president and CEO of ViacomCBS Bob Bakish released a statement in regards to the new rollout.

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“Paramount is an iconic and storied brand beloved by consumers all over the world, and it is synonymous with quality, integrity and world-class storytelling. With Paramount+, we’re excited to establish one global streaming brand in the broad-pay segment that will draw on the sheer breadth and depth of the ViacomCBS portfolio to offer an extraordinary collection of content for everyone to enjoy.”

You can now catch up on the original episodes of The Game on Netflix.

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