SHOWTIME® Subscribers Can Now
Watch Network Programming On Roku Streaming Players As Well As Their
Computer and Mobile Devices
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Today, Showtime Networks and Roku Inc. announced that the authenticated
service SHOWTIME ANYTIME is now available on Roku, the popular streaming
software platform. Roku customers who subscribe to SHOWTIME will have
free, unlimited on-demand access to hundreds of hours of the network's
programming, as well as the live broadcast of both the East and West
Coast feeds of SHOWTIME. SHOWTIME ANYTIME is available at no additional
cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through
participating television providers.
SHOWTIME ANYTIME channel on Roku (Photo: Business Wire)
SHOWTIME ANYTIME users can now watch current and past seasons of
award-winning SHOWTIME original series including HOMELAND, RAY
DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEX, CALIFORNICATION, HOUSE OF LIES, DEXTER®,
WEB THERAPY, EPISODES and NURSE JACKIE on their
Roku players. SHOWTIME subscribers can begin to stream the network's
critically acclaimed hit series, along with box office hits, comedy
specials, documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming on their
Roku players, and pick up where they left off on their computer, or on
their mobile device, so they can continue to enjoy SHOWTIME programming
wherever and whenever they’d like to watch.
Roku players connect to a home network wirelessly and provide access to
the best selection of streaming entertainment including original series,
movies, TV shows, music and more from the Internet, right to the
television. The SHOWTIME ANYTIME channel is available in the Roku
Channel Store on all current-generation Roku devices in the U.S.
Customers can link their Roku player with their SHOWTIME subscription by
first obtaining an activation code on their Roku device, and then
signing in with their username and password supplied by their
participating TV provider on their computer at ShowtimeAnytime.com/activate,
or by selecting “activate devices” within the SHOWTIME ANYTIME mobile
app. SHOWTIME ANYTIME is available now nationwide on Roku to AT&T
U-verse, Cablevision's Optimum TV, DIRECTV, Time Warner Cable and
Verizon FiOS customers.
Roku is the creator of the most popular streaming software platform for
delivering video, music and casual games to the TV. The Roku platform
features the largest collection of entertainment available for streaming
and is accessible through Roku streaming players, Roku Ready®
devices, and later this year on Roku TVs.
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS
Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®,
THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, as well as the
multiplex channels SHOWTIME 2™, SHOWTIME®
SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME®, SHOWTIME BEYOND®,
SHOWTIME NEXT®, SHOWTIME WOMEN®, SHOWTIME FAMILY
ZONE® and THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ XTRA. SNI also offers
SHOWTIME HD™, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ HD, SHOWTIME ON
DEMAND®, FLIX ON DEMAND® and THE MOVIE CHANNEL™
ON DEMAND, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®.
SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture
between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian
Channel™. All SNI feeds provide enhanced sound using Dolby
Digital 5.1. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events
for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME
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Showtime Networks Inc.
Johanna Fuentes, 212-708-1590
Arana Mifsud, 408-898-4452
Source: Roku Inc.