NEW YORK – July 7, 2015 – A new era has arrived. Starting today, SHOWTIME is available as a stand-alone streaming service on Apple TV®, iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® and the Roku streaming platform, and consumers can subscribe to the service for one monthly price of $10.99. Viewers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via PlayStation Vue’s cloud-based TV service, or can get the SHOWTIME service through their Hulu subscription and stream on a wide range of the most popular internet-connected streaming devices. The launch of SHOWTIME through these new internet distributors coincides with the new seasons of the critically-acclaimed, hit series RAY DONOVAN, starring Liev Schreiber, and MASTERS OF SEX, starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, premiering this Sunday, July 12th. In addition, SHOWTIME is also available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers.
SHOWTIME subscribers will have unlimited on demand access to every season of award-winning SHOWTIME original series, and hundreds of hours of movies, documentary and sports programming, as well as the live broadcast of the SHOWTIME east and west coast feeds. SHOWTIME is the only premium streaming service to offer live East and West Coast feeds through all of its internet distributors. Apple, Roku, PlayStation Vue and Hulu are currently offering new customers a free 30-day trial subscription to SHOWTIME. To learn more about SHOWTIME, watch and share:
Customers can now subscribe to SHOWTIME by downloading the SHOWTIME app from the App Store on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch anywhere in the U.S. or on AppStore.com, or via the Roku Channel Store on Roku players and Roku TV™ models. Once they sign up and create a SHOWTIME account, subscribers can use their account to watch the service across all supported devices, as well as online at www.showtime.com.
Consumers who subscribe to SHOWTIME on Sony Network Entertainment International LLC’s PlayStation Vue cloud-based TV service can access the network’s programming nationwide for an a la carte monthly price. PlayStation Vue users can watch SHOWTIME on PlayStation 3 (PS3™), PlayStation4 (PS4™) and on iPad through the PlayStation Vue mobile app.
New and existing Hulu subscribers can sign up for SHOWTIME now on Hulu.com. Subscribers will be able to seamlessly access the service through the Hulu app and stream SHOWTIME commercial-free on Android devices (phones, tablets and TV devices), iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch), Apple TV, Xbox One®, Nintendo® Wii™ and Wii U™, Roku players and Roku TV models, PlayStation4 (PS4), PlayStation 3 (PS3), Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Chromecast™, and the latest LG, Samsung and Vizio televisions and LG, Samsung and Sony Blu-ray players, as well as online at www.hulu.com. Subscribers will also be able to watch the east and west coast feeds of SHOWTIME live on Hulu.com.
About Showtime Networks Inc.
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network’s authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to www.SHO.com.
SHOWTIME and its award-winning, critically-acclaimed original programming continues to make its mark on the cultural landscape. The network is home to one of the most successful programming line-ups in all of television, with hits that include HOMELAND, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, MASTERS OF SEX, PENNY DREADFUL, SHAMELESS, HOUSE OF LIES, NURSE JACKIE, HAPPYish, EPISODES and the anticipated new drama series BILLIONS. Original series play a key part in the network’s programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® and the news magazine programs 60 MINUTES SPORTS and JIM ROME ON SHOWTIME. The company’s diverse slate of films includes Boyhood, Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Philomena, St. Vincent, The Imitation Game and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.