Apple TV owners can finally access all of Showtime’s series and movie without a cable subscription starting today.
Following in the path of HBO Now, the company just launched it’s stand-alone streaming package that works on iOS devices and Apple TV, and its cheaper than HBO.
Showtime has had an Apple TV channel for years, but if you wanted to watch anything on it you had to have a local subscription to access the content. The new service is offering new users a free 30-day trial to get unlimited access to shows like Homeland, Ray Donovan, Shameless, Masters of Sex, and Dexter, no cable subscription required. There are also movies, documentaries, and boxing available for streaming.
While HBO Now charges customers $15 a month, Showtime will only run you $11. If you’re already a Hulu subscriber though you can add it to your current plan for only $9 a month, on top of the $8 per month for Hulu itself. Other platforms supported at launch also include the Roku and Playstation Vue. To get started with your trial period just head to the App Store and download the new Showtime app.