“As a longtime friend of YouTube TV, we’re giving you SHOWTIME through 9/5. Activate your offer in Settings to include it in your plan at no cost. And, no, we won’t automatically bill you after this offer ends.”
That’s not a bad deal — the cable network is normally an $11 per month add-on to the
Unlike the free trials of both streaming video and music services that typically convert immediately into fully-paid subscriptions unless you cancel, the free Showtime offer appears to be opt-in on both sides of the equation: You need to opt-in to get the deal (by going into your
It’s curious that
Showtime has been working hard on making itself as accessible as possible to cord-cutters and cord-nevers. The service is now available via a native app on LG’s WebOS, which powers most of the company’s TVs, you can subscribe via Roku’s Roku Channel, and it’s available as an add-on via virtually every live and on-demand streaming TV service, including Amazon’s Prime Channels platform. But by far the best deal for Showtime goes to students, who can bundle Showtime, Spotify Premium, and Hulu, for just $5 per month.
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