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Hulu Is Selling Discounted Showtime Subscriptions

Hulu Is Selling Discounted Showtime Subscriptions

Hulu is pulling a cable company move and offering discounted subscriptions to Showtime to its nearly nine million users. Next month, Showtime will launch its standalone streaming service (its version of HBO NOW). And just before that, Hulu will allow its users to purchase a Showtime package as an add-on to the basic Hulu service – for $9 a month. …

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Showtime’s Streaming Service Launching ‘In the Coming Months’

Still no hard timeline for CBS’s rollout of its HBO Now-like standalone streaming platform for Showtime, but it shouldn’t be too much longer. CBS head Les Moonves had that much to say in a recent earnings call. From CBS Communications’ Dana McClintock: Moonves on #CBSEarnings call: We’re “looking forward to rolling out our new Showtime over-the-top service in the coming …

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Showtime to Launch a Standalone Streaming Service, Too

Not to be outdone by those clowns over at HBO, Showtime will also offer some sort of cable-free, standalone streaming service. That’s according to CBS head Les Moonves, who made the announcement at the Deutsche Bank Securities 2015 Media, Internet & Telecom Conference. He said that we can expect it in “the not-too-distant future,” but didn’t provide a solid timeframe. …

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Penny Dreadful New Full Trailer, Premiere Date Is Out. See It Here! [Video]

Penny Dreadful fans are just going to have to wait a few more months. Showtime has announced that the first time we’ll be able to see the team in anything new will be Sunday, April 26th at 10PM. But at least they gave us a delicious new full-length trailer to taste until then. That video is just below. But let …

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Eva Green Wows in Teaser for New Penny Dreadful; New Year’s Eve Marathon Ahead

Ever since Eva Green launched into America’s popular culture consciousness as Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale, she has had a certain appeal. Now Eva Green plays Vanessa Ives in Penny Dreadful on Showtime. Similar to her Bond character, Green plays Ives as a feminine force to be reckoned with, a woman who holds her own in 19th-century London’s man’s world. …

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Chromecast Gets New Games, Support For Showtime & Starz

Google announced the launch of new “family-friendly” games for Chromecast as well as new support for Showtime and Starz, immediately upping the device’s value to consumers. “Unlike other streaming devices and gaming consoles, Chromecast games are unique because they use the phone (or tablet) in your hand as the game controller and the TV screen in front of you as …

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Lisa Kudrow Previews New Season of ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

Lisa Kudrow recently previewed the new season of TLC’s celebrity genealogy documentary series Who Do You Think You Are? for TV Guide. The season, which kicked off on Wednesday with an episode about former Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixson’s great-great-great grandmother, will feature Valerie Bertinelli, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lauren Graham, Kelsey Grammer, and Rachel McAdams. Who Do You …

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Lisa Kudrow Meets Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox: Friends Reunion?

Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox all got together for dinner in L.A. last week, to the delight of all the tabloids, fueling rumors about a Friends reunion. It was, of course, a reunion of sorts, but without the talk of producers, sets, and sitcoms. Instead it was a gathering of three good friends (with a lower-case ‘f’) who …

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Penny Dreadful Series Premiere Shows Promise

Penny Dreadful, Showtime’s entry into the supernatural category, had a relatively strong formal debut Sunday night. Going up against genre heavy weights such as AMC’s The Walking Dead and FX’s American Horror Story, Penny Dreadful attempts to set itself apart “with a combination of literary allusion, fine acting, patience and fearlessness” according to a review in The New York Times. …

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Penny Dreadful Makes Strong Showing In Ratings And Reviews

Penny Dreadful, the latest original series to hit Showtime, has been one of the most anticipated series of the year after its premiere at South by Southwest film festival in March. Now that it has aired, how did the series fare? Entertainment Weekly reports that Penny Dreadful got off to a great start as far as ratings are concerned. On …

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Sarah Silverman to Play Lesbian on ‘Masters of Sex’

Sarah Silverman will reportedly have a recurring role on season two of Showtime’s Masters of Sex. The series is adapted from the book Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Loveby Thomas Maier. The show follows William Masters (played by Michael Sheen) and Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan)–noted …

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Courteney Cox to David Letterman: No ‘Friends’ Reunion

Courteney Cox recently told David Letterman that a Friends reunion show is “not gonna happen.” Cox appeared on The Late Show Monday night and Letterman asked the inevitable question: will there be a Friends reunion? Cox said she can’t even get the six former cast members together for dinner due to conflicting schedules and the fact that they all live …

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