Channel 5's release date, episodes, and everything we know about the Halo TV series

Channel 5's release date, episodes, and everything we know about the Halo TV series

The series of epic titles inspired by the hit game, which is now available to watch in the United States and the United Kingdom.

The Xbox video game game was first released in 2001 and is a first-person and multiplayer shooter game set in a future in which the main characters are forced to fight alien invaders. There have been 16 video games (eight are considered to the main story and eight spinoff games), including the recently released.

Steven Kane (,, ) has been commissioned and produced one of Paramount Plus''s original series, as well as having Steven Spielberg as executive producer.

All we know about the television series is well-known.

Halo release date

The first episode of Channel 5 will be shown at 10pm on Wednesday 22 June 2022 (see our UK TV Guide for more information). However, Channel 5 will only display the first episode. You may also try it on Channel 5 and see if you like it before signing up.

Both have been released in the United States and are now available on Paramount Plus. If you like the whole series of Halo, you need to sign up to Paramount Plus (opens in a new tab) anywhere in the world!

  • What is it?Paramount''''s streaming service features bags of movies, TV dramas and plenty of original content.
  • Is there a free trial?Yes, there''''s a one-week Paramount Plus free trial, so you can try before you buy.
  • How much does it cost in the US?$4.99 (with ads) or $9.99 (ads-free).
  • How much does it cost in the UK?6.99 (there''''s just one plan).

Halo cast

Pablo Schreiber has played the lead role of the Master Chief. He is well-known for his prison guard George Mendez in the Netflix series and the Starz series, as well as having played in action movies such as and.

Natascha McElhone (), Bokeem Woodbine (), Natasha Culzac (), Olive Gray (), Yerin Ha (), Bentley Kalu (), Kate Kennedy (), Charlie Murphy () and Jen Taylor are returning to voice Cortana, the AI system that assists the human from the video games.

Here''s what''s the joy of playing everyone:

  • Pablo Schreiber - Master Chief
  • Natascha McElhone - Dr. Catherine Halsey
  • Bokeem Woodbine - Soren-066
  • Jen Taylor - Cortana
  • Yerin Ha - Quan Ah
  • Shabana Azmi - Admiral Margaret Parangosky
  • Olive Gray - Dr. Miranda Keyes
  • Charlie Murphy - Makee
  • Kate Kennedy - Kai-125
  • Bentley Kalu - Vannak-134
  • Natasha Culzac - Riz-028
  • Danny Sapani - Captain Jacob Keyes

Get some additional background on the characters and the actors in our cast.

Halo plot

The TV series shifts the focus toward the popular video game series but extends the story. Here is the official synopsis:

"In its adaptation for Paramount Plus, it will take place in the universe that was first introduced in 2001, along with the launch of the Xboxs first game. Dramatizing an epic 26th-century conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant, the series will weave deeply drawn personal stories with action, adventure, and a vivid vision of the future."

Halo is a Paramount Plus original series, which means that anyone looking to watch it will need to be a subscriber to the Paramount Plus streaming service.

Paramount Plus is now available in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, the Nordics, Australia, and Latin America.

Halo trailers

Several trailers have been released for each of them, each tease the scale and action of the series, as well as some of the human components going from the battlefield. Check all of the trailers here:

Halo season 1 episode guide

As per Paramount Plus, here''s a breakdown of each episode of season 1.

Season 1 of "Contact" Humans on the planet Madrigal have been fighting for their independence from Earth since the year 2552, but a tragic encounter with the Alien Covenant complicates matters. Master Chief John 117 and his super-soldier ''Spartans'' travel to Reach, where he finds a Madrigal survivor and a mysterious object. But a controversial order has John fragilizing his mission and himself.

Season 1 of "Unbound" John takes Kwan to an old friend and learns more about the mysterious object, which the Covenant and Makee are planning to steal. Dr. Halsey has a strategy to deal with John''s unsettling behavior.

Season 1 episode 3, "Emergence," John meets his new partner and discovers secrets inside his own memory. Kwan wants to return to Madrigal to continue her peoples fighting for independence, but Soren has other plans for her. Makee initiates her quest to retrieve the Madrigal object, which can wreak havoc on the planet.

Season 1 of "Homecoming" Guided by his visions, John returns Halsey and Cortana back to where everything began, searching for answers from his past. Meanwhile, John''s behavior leads another Spartan to begin a journey of self-discovery. And Miranda discovers a possible connection between the artifact and something much larger.

"Reckoning" episode 1 "On the run and out of options, Kwan and Soren have a divergent opinion. With the possibility of finding the mysterious Halo on everyone''s minds, John makes a terrible discovery. And the war rears its ugly head."

Season 1 of "Solace" Survivors return to Reach. John confronts Dr. Halsey and the lies of his past. He is adamantly aware of John''s abilities, and John admits to being a bit more aware of his limitations. John reconnects to the mystery artifact, which he discovers in himself.

Kwan''s journey to discover her family''s true purpose deepens deep into Madrigal''s deserts. Soren obsesses about missing work.

Season 1 of "Allegiance" John and Makee discuss their shared vision. Halsey has one last chance to fulfill her mission and herself. As things come to a head, everyone must choose a side.

Season 1 of "Transcendence" John 117 takes the Spartans on a suicide mission to find the Halo and save humanity. But at what price?

Will there be a Halo season 2?

Yes. Before the first episode, Paramount Plus had already approved a second season of Masterchief. So the journey of Masterchief will continue. No information has been made about when Season 2 may be released.

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