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Showtime Sees Pop in Streaming Sign-Ups, Viewership Amid Coronavirus Lockdown (Variety)

Penned in by stay-at-home measures to fend off a pandemic, America’s audiences are turning to their television screens for comfort and distraction. Netflix, for one, saw an estim... More

Showtime, HBO Broaden Scope as Parent Companies Aim to Grow Their Audiences (Variety)

For years, the halo around premium cablers such as HBO and Showtime has been integral to their branding. Their parent companies in a past life — Time Warner and CBS, respectively... More

CBS All Access, Showtime to Reach 16M Streaming Subscribers By Year’s End (Variety)

CBS All Access and Showtime are on track to garner a combined 16 million subscribers by year’s end, ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish told investors. ViacomCBS’ subscription streaming o... More

Showtime Offers Two Episodes of ‘On Becoming a God’ for Free (B&C)

Showtime has put the first two episodes of dark comedy 'On Becoming a God in Central Florida' online for free sampling. The two episodes are on YouTube, SHO.com and showtime.com, a... More

Wilder-Fury Gives Boxing Streaming Debut on Showtime App (SportsPro)

Pay-TV broadcaster Showtime is selling coverage to next month’s WBC heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury via its digital platform for the very first time... More

CBS Banks on OTT Subscribers

Subscriptions to the CBS All Access and Showtime over-the-top (OTT) streaming services continued to soar in CBS’s third quarter (ended Sept. 30) and those and the company’s oth... More

Spotify Adds Showtime to $5 Monthly Student Plan (PCMag)

Spotify is making its premium plan for students even better. Priced at $4.99 a month, the plan already included unlimited on-demand access to the streaming service's library of mus... More

Showtime Pushes Streaming Service with $4.99 Monthly Cut-Rate Promo Price (Variety)

Showtime Networks, looking to rope in customers during the dog days of summer, is offering first-time subscribers to its streaming service an introductory price of $4.99 per month ... More

Showtime Launches App for LG Smart TVs (MCN)

Showtime said it’s the first cable network to launch an app on LG Electronics smart TVs that run webOS. The launch, which includes access on LG’s new 2018 OLED TVs and Super... More

Kreth Named Executive Director of EIDR

The Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR), a global registry of unique content identification for digital content distribution, has named Will Kreth as its new executive director, the g... More

Showtime’s Standalone OTT Service Hits the Xbox One (MCN)

Showtime said its standalone subscription streaming service has extended its reach with the launch of an app for the Xbox One gaming console. Those gamers can now download the app ... More

CBS to Offer All Access, Showtime Combined Streaming Package (HMM)

CBS will soon offer a combined CBS All Access, Showtime package to subscribers, CEO Les Moonves announced May 4 on the company's fiscal call. “Starting next week, we will begin o... More

Showtime, Twitter to Stream Broner-Granados Fight (MCN)

Showtime will team with social media site Twitter this Saturday to stream the network’s live boxing match between Adrien Broner and Adrian Granados, the network said Friday. The ... More

Showtime’s CEO Sets Twin Peaks’ Return and Explains How Streaming Changed the Network (Adweek)

Showtime's eagerly anticipated revival of David Lynch's Twin Peaks finally has a premiere date—Sunday, May 21. The 18-episode limited series will debut that evening with a two-ho... More

Showtime Posts ‘Homeland’ Season 6 Premiere Online Ahead of Jan. 15 Debut (Variety)

If you’re a Showtime subscriber, the end of 2016 just got a little less dark: The network has just made the “Homeland” Season 6 premiere available on all its streaming and on... More

Moonves Says CBS, Showtime Have 2 Million Total OTT Subs (B&C)

For the first time, CBS has disclosed how many subscribers it has for its over-the-top offerings. CBS CEO Les Moonves, speaking on the company's earnings call Thursday afternoon, s... More

Showtime Offers Free ‘Ray Donovan’ Premiere for Non-Subscribers (B&C)

Showtime is giving viewers a chance to sample the season four premiere of drama Ray Donovan, ahead of its June 26 premiere. Consumers who do not subscribe to Showtime can watch the... More

Showtime Experiments With a Binge-Viewing Model for Its New Andrew Dice Clay Comedy (Adweek)

In January, Showtime CEO David Nevins predicted 2016 would be "the year of customized viewing." Now, his network is helping show how. On Sunday, April 10, the premium network will ... More

Step Aside, Cord Cutters and Cord-Nevers. Showtime Is Targeting ‘Cord Cobblers’ (Adweek)

We've heard about cord cutters, cord shavers and cord-nevers. Now, Showtime has a new term to add to the growing vernacular: cord cobblers. That's how Showtime's president and CEO,... More