How is the SHOWTIME streaming service different than SHOWTIME Anytime?

Both the SHOWTIME streaming service and SHOWTIME Anytime provide instant access to commercial-free SHOWTIME original series, hit movies, live TV, sports and more, in the United States and its territories and possessions.

SHOWTIME Anytime is an app available at no additional cost as a part of a SHOWTIME subscription through participating TV providers. Use the username and password you received from your TV provider to log in and start watching via the SHOWTIME Anytime app or at Click here to learn more about SHOWTIME Anytime.

The SHOWTIME streaming service app is available to anyone with a high-speed internet connection and a supported device. Unlike SHOWTIME Anytime, you do not need a traditional SHOWTIME subscription through a participating TV provider to subscribe to the service. For information on all the ways you can order SHOWTIME, please click here.