Showtime Launches Free Preview This Weekend on Apple TV App, Additional Platforms

By Jessica Lerner 

Showtime has launched a free preview this weekend with select distributors through Monday, May 2.

The network’s programming is now available for free and without a subscription on the Apple TV app.

The debut of original comedy series I Love That For You, as well as newly released titles such as anthology drama series The First Lady, drama series The Man Who Fell To Earth, and the second season of late-night series Ziwe, are all included in the freepreview weekend. Dexter: New Blood, Yellowjackets, and Billions are among the critically regarded shows available to stream.


Viewers can get the free preview by going to on their iPhone, iPad, or Mac, logging in with their Apple ID* and pressing play. Showtime free preview is also available on the Apple TV app for Apple TV 4K and HD, as well as supported smart TVs, game consoles and cable set-top boxes.

Additionally, Showtime’s free preview is available on other participating distributors, including Cox Communications, Mediacom, Liberty Communications of PR, Breezeline, Hotwire Communications, WOW!, Cincinnati Bell (now altafiber), TDS, BendBroadband, Service Electric Cablevision, Service Electric Cable TV & Communications, Buckeye Broadband and more in 157 markets across the U.S.