Showtime

  • Is Netflix Disney’s next big buy and is Reed Hastings its next CEO? Crunch Network

    Is Netflix Disney’s next big buy and is Reed Hastings its next CEO?

    Disney and Netflix are logical dance partners. And, just as we saw with the 50/50 cash and stock financial engineering that enabled AT&T to buy Time Warner, ever-creative Disney undoubtedly has the talent to pull it off. Read More

  • SHOWTIME Boxing Steps Into The Virtual Reality Ring

    SHOWTIME Boxing Steps Into The Virtual Reality Ring

    These VR moments are really picking up steam, with sports leading the way. It seems like everyone and their uncle are racing to shoot 360 degree immersive video to show off virtual reality as a viable platform. The latest is SHOWTIME, and they’d like you to watch WBA Middleweight World Champion Daniel Jacobs fight Peter Quillin in VR…for free. Here’s how SHOWTIME sets up… Read More

  • Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 11: Adding Showtime To Your Cord-Cutting Mix)

    Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 11: Adding Showtime To Your Cord-Cutting Mix)

    2015 has been a good year to be a cord cutter. There are more ways than ever to watch television and movies over-the-top without a subscription to a cable or satellite TV service. And now, some of the premium cable TV channels you used to have to watch via your set-top box are available via online and mobile streaming, as well. Earlier this year, we took a look at HBO’s newer option for… Read More

  • Cablevision Becomes First Pay TV Provider To Distribute CBS And Showtime Over-The-Top To Broadband Customers

    Cablevision Becomes First Pay TV Provider To Distribute CBS And Showtime Over-The-Top To Broadband Customers

    Following a similar move which saw it becoming the first internet service provider to distribute HBO NOW to its broadband customers, New York-area cable TV company Cablevision announced this morning that it will offer its internet customers the ability to subscribe to CBS’s over-the-top TV services, including CBS All Access and Showtime without an accompanying pay TV… Read More

  • Showtime’s Over-The-Top Streaming Service Sees Its First On Demand Outage

    Showtime’s Over-The-Top Streaming Service Sees Its First On Demand Outage

    Showtime’s recently launched over-the-top video streaming service, a competitor of sorts to HBO NOW, hit its first snag last night when the Showtime apps on Apple and Roku devices experienced a brief outage. A number of Showtime viewers reported being unable to stream titles on demand via these apps beginning around 11 PM EST on Tuesday, though the apps’ live feeds and the… Read More

  • Showtime’s Over-The-Top Streaming Service Goes Live

    Showtime’s Over-The-Top Streaming Service Goes Live

    Showtime’s recently announced over-the-top streaming service aimed at cord cutters has now gone live. The service, which provides on-demand access to the network’s content as well as live TV feeds, is priced at $10.99 for those who purchase a subscription directly for use on Apple mobile devices including iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, as well as Apple TV, Roku and PlayStation Vue. Read More

  • Showtime Becomes The First Premium Service To Be Offered By Hulu

    Showtime Becomes The First Premium Service To Be Offered By Hulu

    Hulu and Showtime are announcing a notable partnership today that will see Showtime’s premium streaming service made available to Hulu’s nearly 9 million subscribers. This marks the first time that Hulu has ever distributed a premium network’s content on its service, which until now has featured programming from five of the top six biggest U.S. broadcast networks as well as… Read More

  • Showtime’s Standalone Streaming Service Coming To Roku, PlayStation Vue

    Showtime’s Standalone Streaming Service Coming To Roku, PlayStation Vue

    When Showtime debuted its standalone streaming service aimed at cord cutters last week, there was some speculation that Apple had scored another exclusive for its platform, similar to its deal with HBO NOW, as Showtime noted it would initially be available on Apple devices, including the iPhone, iPod touch and Apple TV. It appears that Showtime was not locked into an exclusive deal after all… Read More

  • Showtime Debuts A Standalone Streaming Service Aimed At Cord Cutters

    Showtime Debuts A Standalone Streaming Service Aimed At Cord Cutters

    Showtime will be following in HBO’s footsteps with the debut of a standalone streaming service aimed at cord cutters, which will allow customers to subscribe to the network’s programming for a monthly fee of $10.99. The service will initially be available in July exclusively to Apple customers by way of iPhone, iPod touch, or Apple TV, in addition to the web. Unlike with HBO… Read More

  • New “Showtime Anytime” App Brings Showtime’s Movies And Shows To The iPad

    New “Showtime Anytime” App Brings Showtime’s Movies And Shows To The iPad

    Showtime is today joining HBO GO as another premium cable channel that’s bringing its content to mobile devices. Through the new iPad app Showtime Anytime, customers can now watch Showtime’s original programming, including its TV series, movies, sports and documentaries anywhere there’s an Internet connection. Read More

  • Dexter Ad Rips Off Wired

    Is there an overlap between readers of Wired and viewers of Dexter, the Showtime series about a serial killer? An upcoming ad campaign for the show will feature Dexter (aka actor Michael C. Hall of Six Feet Under fame) gracing the cover of a magazine that looks exactly like Wired, which is owned by Conde Nast. Read More

  • Showtime's Dexter coming to an iPhone/iPod Touch as an "episodic" game

    Showtime’s Dexter is arguably one of the greatest shows on television as of late and it happens to be one of my favorites, too. So I’m happy to announce, or at the very least, inform you all that Dexter will soon be coming to an iPhone/iPod Touch near you, says Marc Ecko. TV Squad was on hand on at Comic Con for the panel and learned a few more details. It’ll include using… Read More

  • Showtime's serial killer drama "Dexter" to be made into worthless game


    “Our game designers, writers, and artists are going to give Dexter’s morally complex world the kind of interactivity that gamers will love.”
    Actually, since Dexter is a psychopath, his world is very much not complex morally. Since I assume you’d be playing the titular antihero, the very idea of the game is flawed, since the players’ emotions basically allow them… Read More

  • It's Showtime!

    Well the moment has finally arrived, It’s Showtime!. The red carpet is unfurled and Steve Jobs is on stage in the Yerba Buena Center for Arts and Theater. The speculation can finally end. Edit: I’m curious to hear what you all think of today’s announcements. Here is your chance to rack up some comments for our Race to 2000 in talkback. Our pictures are now added below the drop. Read More