Showtime's Streaming Service Launching 'In the Coming Months'

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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:

Showtime first announced its intentions for a standalone, cable-free streaming option right after HBO announced theirs.

“The days of the 500 channel universe are over,” declared Moonves at the time.

Cord cutting isn’t a foreign concept to CBS. Last year, the network launched CBS All Access, offering full current seasons of over a dozen CBS shows and past seasons of more series. It also lets users livestream local CBS channels – for $5.99 a month.

HBO launched HBO Now in early April. It's already a hit.

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