Showtime Anytime Now Available on Amazon Fire TV
Today, Showtime Networks announced that it is available at launch on the new streaming media device Amazon Fire TV. The network's authentication service Showtime ANYTIME will be available on Fire TV, giving Showtime subscribers 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, all streamed to their TV. Showtime ANYTIME is available at no additional cost to Showtime customers who subscribe to the network through participating television providers.
Showtime ANYTIME users can now watch current and past seasons of the network's award-winning original series including HOMELAND, DEXTER®, RAY DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEX, CALIFORNICATION, HOUSE OF LIES, WEB THERAPY, EPISODES and NURSE JACKIE, along with box office hits, hard-hitting sports, documentaries and specials on Fire TV. Showtime ANYTIME brings its full slate of special features to Fire TV users, including resuming programs previously watched on their computers, mobile or other streaming media devices, and the "My List" feature, where users can access all of their saved programs.
With Showtime ANYTIME already available on Amazon Kindle Fire™, the launch of Showtime ANYTIME on Fire TV now gives SHOWTIMEsubscribers a great new user experience especially designed for TV viewing. Showtime customized the Showtime ANYTIME user experience for Fire TV, combining a vibrant visual design that showcases the network's programming, with navigation that is easy to use with a remote control.SHOWTIME ANYTIME branding will be featured on the Fire TV product box and in retail store displays.
"We're delighted to launch Showtime ANYTIME on Fire TV, and excited that our subscribers have a great new way to stream Showtime programming on their televisions," said Tom Christie, President, Distribution, Business Development, and Network Operations, Showtime Networks Inc. "As we continue to expand the reach of our service across multiple platforms, we're confident that our viewers will enjoy the user experience offered by Fire TV."
"We are thrilled that Showtime ANYTIME is now available for Fire TV," said Mike George, Vice President of Amazon Appstore and Games. "SHOWTIME ANYTIME is a customer favorite and we're excited to make it easier than ever to get it in your living room, displayed in a visually stunning way."
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 PPV®.