Following in the footsteps of HBO, Showtime is officially available cable-free on the Apple TV.
The network’s stand-alone streaming service is available on the Apple TV, other TV set-top boxes like the Roku, and iOS devices through the App Store. It’s also slightly cheaper than HBO’s competing streaming service HBO Now, and Showtime is offering a 30-day free trial.
Showtime has been on the Apple TV for about a year now, but until today it required a cable subscription to work. Now you can pay $US10.99 per month to unlock all Showtime content, like the new season of “Masters of Sex” and “Ray Donavan.”
HBO charges $US15 per month for its steaming service, and Apple users were able to sign up for a three-month free trial when it first debuted earlier this year.
You can get Showtime’s 30-day trial on Apple TV, the App Store, Roku, PlayStation Vue, and through Hulu.