STAMFORD, Conn., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter customers subscribing to SHOWTIME® can now access their favorite SHOWTIME programming anywhere. Charter today announced the launch of Showtime Networks' authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, which enables 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, on any computer, iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Kindle Fire™ or Roku® streaming players anywhere in the U.S.
Charter customers can use SHOWTIME ANYTIME to watch current and past seasons of award-winning SHOWTIME 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, at home, at the office, or on the go.
Customers can sign in with their Charter username and password to access their SHOWTIME subscription on the SHOWTIME ANYTIME website and mobile apps, and/or their Roku streaming player. Once authenticated, customers can make their viewing selection and begin watching SHOWTIME content. The same SHOWTIME programming available on SHOWTIME ANYTIME will be available to Charter customers on the Charter TV Application and Charter.net in the near future. The live broadcast of the East and West Showtime channels are available today on the Charter TV Application in home.
To access SHOWTIME ANYTIME, Charter's SHOWTIME customers can go to ShowtimeAnytime.com, download the SHOWTIME ANYTIME app via the iTunes App Store (http://s.sho.com/1854qHh), Google Play Store (http://s.sho.com/1fOM1Wf ),the Amazon Appstore (http://amzn.to/ZnVeNL), or go to the SHOWTIME ANYTIME channel in the Roku Channel Store (http://s.sho.com/1mL02JY).
Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV® video entertainment programming, Charter Internet® access, and Charter Phone®. Charter Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com
About Showtime Networks Inc.
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®.
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Johanna Fuentes, Showtime Networks Inc., 212-708-1590, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Justin Venech, Charter, 203-905-7818, email@example.com