Today, Showtime Networks announced that Samsung will now offer the SHOWTIME stand-alone streaming service and its authenticated app SHOWTIME ANYTIME on select 2015 and all 2016 Samsung smart television models. Samsung TV users are now able to subscribe to the SHOWTIME streaming service at showtime.com/samsung for a monthly price of $10.99, and new subscribers will be offered a 7-day free trial at sign-up. In addition, the SHOWTIME ANYTIME app will now be available on the same Samsung models for those who subscribe to SHOWTIME through participating television providers, giving subscribers access to thousands of hours of programming on demand.
With SHOWTIME, consumers have on demand access to entire seasons of award-winning original series including HOMELAND, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, SHAMELESS and the upcoming series TWIN PEAKS. Subscribers will also have access to hundreds of hit movies, specials, provocative documentaries, hard-hitting sports programming, comedy along with the live SHOWTIME East and West Coast feeds.
Samsung, the number one TV manufacturer worldwide for the past 10 years, makes discovering content easier and more intuitive than ever with the Samsung 2015 and 2016 Smart television lineup. Featuring a new, simple and fast interface, consumers with Samsung accounts can quickly access everything from live TV to online video. Samsung TV users can see their favorite content options at a glance by integrating set-top-box and VOD content experiences directly into the TV user interface, making switching from cable to streaming to any other input as easy as changing the channel.
Once consumers sign up for the SHOWTIME stand-alone streaming service or authenticate the service through SHOWTIME ANYTIME, they can watch across all supported devices no matter how they subscribe. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon and Google. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Amazon Channels, Hulu and Sony PlayStation® Vue. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at www.showtime.com and www.showtimeanytime.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™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. 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
About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics, mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA is pushing beyond the limits of today’s technology and providing consumers and organizations with a portfolio of groundbreaking products in appliances, home entertainment, Internet of Things, mobile computing, smartphones, virtual reality, wireless infrastructure and wearables, in addition to offering leading content and services related to mobile payments, 360-degree VR video, customer support and more. Samsung is a pioneering leader in smartphones and HDTVs in the U.S. and one of America’s fastest growing home appliance brands. To discover more about Samsung, please visit www.samsung.com. For the latest Samsung news, please visit news.samsung.com/us and follow us @SamsungNewsUS.