For the first time ever, SHOWTIME will be offered over the internet, launching in early July as a stand-alone streaming service on Apple devices and Roku, Inc.’s Roku® players and Roku TV™ models. In addition, Hulu subscribers will have the ability to add the SHOWTIME service to their Hulu subscription, and SHOWTIME will be available through Sony Network Entertainment International LLC’s PlayStation® Vue. SHOWTIME will be available through these new internet distributors on all supported streaming platforms prior to the highly-anticipated July 12th season premieres of the critically-acclaimed hit series RAY DONOVAN, starring Liev Schreiber, and MASTERS OF SEX, starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan.
Additional platforms and providers will be announced soon. To learn more about SHOWTIME, visit http://www.showtime.com
iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® and Apple TV® users will be able to subscribe to SHOWTIME as a stand-alone service on the SHOWTIME app anywhere in the U.S., to view on all Apple devices. Roku’s customer base will be able to subscribe to SHOWTIME by going to the SHOWTIME app within the Roku Channel store on Roku players and Roku TV™ models anywhere in the U.S. Subscribers can use their SHOWTIME account to watch the service across all SHOWTIME stand-alone service supported devices, as well as online at http://www.showtime.com
. Support for more devices will be coming soon.
New and existing Hulu subscribers will be able to sign up for SHOWTIME on Hulu.com. Subscribers will be able to seamlessly access SHOWTIME through the Hulu app and stream programming 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, with more devices coming in the future.
Consumers who subscribe to SHOWTIME on the PlayStation Vue cloud-based TV service can access the network’s programming on the PS3 and PS4 nationwide.
Consumers who subscribe to SHOWTIME either through the stand-alone service on Roku and Apple devices or through Hulu or PlayStation Vue will have the network’s live broadcast of the east and west coast feeds, as well as unlimited on demand access to every season of award-winning SHOWTIME original series, and hundreds of hours of movies, documentary and sports programming.
Showtime will offer a 30-day free trial subscription to new customers who sign up through Apple in July. Apple users simply need to go to the SHOWTIME app on their device to sign up and create a SHOWTIME account. Roku customers who sign up in July will also be offered a 30-day free trial subscription to SHOWTIME. Roku customers simply need to go to the SHOWTIME app on their Roku device to sign up and create a SHOWTIME account.
Showtime and its 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 series BILLIONS and the limited series TWIN PEAKS. 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 network’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.