XFINITY TV - Showtime
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XFINITY TV - Showtime
Xfinity is now offering SHOWTIME, a premium television network that truly is TV at its best. Showtime gives you access to original Showtime series, sports shows and hundreds of movies.
When you choose to order Showtime with Xfinity, you don't just get one channel—you get eight! The flagship channel, SHO, presents blockbuster movies, first-run films, original Showtime series and specials, as well as mixed martial arts events and championship boxing. SHO2, Showtime's secondary channel, includes even more movies, original series and specials. SHO3, or Showtime Showcase, displays movies, first-run films and original pictures. Showtime Extreme which plays action/adventure and thriller movies, airs more than sixty movies every month and broadcasts a Sunday double feature that spotlights a different action star each week. Showtime Beyond features a variety of sci-fi, fantasy and horror films, as well as Showtime original sci-fi TV series. Showtime Next features over fifty movies monthly, Showtime original movies, short films and animated shorts, all geared towards adults aged 18 to 24. Showtime Women shows films, Showtime original series and specials that are predominately targeted to women. And lastly, there is Showtime Family Zone, which airs family-oriented programming. Needless to say, Showtime has something for everyone.
Like what you see, but don’t think you have time for it all? Don't worry, there is Showtime On Demand. With On Demand you will never have to drive the store, pay an arm and a leg to see a movie, or hurry home to watch your favorite TV show. You can also rewind, fast forward and pause while you watch. Showtime On Demand allows you to catch up on the last season before the new season premier and even gives you access to brand new series premiers before they air! And you can do all this in brilliant HD quality with Showtime On Demand HD. Watch what you want, when you want—all at the touch of the button.
Showtime is known for its original series. When you choose Showtime with Xfinity, you can see the award-winning original series, such as Dexter and Weeds, which have the critics talking. Dexter stars Michael C. Hall as a police department blood-splatter analyst who has a secret life as a vigilante serial killer. Weeds, which stars Mary-Louise Parker as an upper-middle class suburban mother who turns to dealing marijuana to support her family after her husband suddenly died, just finished its sixth season. The Big C, which just finished its sensational first season, stars Laura Linney as a reserved suburban wife, mother and teacher, whose recent cancer diagnosis forces her to shake up her life in order to find hope and humor in a dark situation. Other original Showtime series include Californication starring David Duchovny as a troubled novelist, Nurse Jackie, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, United States of Tara starring Toni Collette as a suburban housewife with dissociative identity disorder, Penn & Teller: Bullsh*t hosted by professional magicians/comedians with episodes that aim to debunk pseudoscientific ideas, paranormal beliefs, and popular fads and misconceptions; as well as new shows such as Look, which is based on the 2007 film of the same title and is composed entirely of shots from the perspective of surveillance cameras, and La La Land starring Marc Wootton who plays three characters—a fake psychic, a wannabe actor, and a documentary film-maker. So find out what the buzz is all about.
Showtime also has several sports series. Inside the NFL is a weekly sports TV series about the National Football League that features highlights of past games, as well as commentary and analysis by the show’s hosts and interviews with past and present NFL players and personnel. Inside NASCAR is Showtime’s newest sports series and is hosted by Chris Myers, with analysts Brad Daugherty, Michael Waltrip and Randy Peberton. The show airs every Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday during the NASCAR season. The Showtime Championship Boxing is a boxing program with Gus Johnson covering each blow-by-blow, Al Bernstein as the color analyst and reported by Jim Gray and Karyn Bryant.
If you love movies, Showtime is the place to see them. Multiple channels air over fifty movies every month and several channels feature Showtime original movies such as The Ratings Game, starring and directed by Danny Devito, and Lolita, starring Jeremy Irons and Dominque Swain. Choose a genre of movies, depending on your taste, by choosing a specific channel or selection with Showtime On Demand. For example, if you are in the mood for a laugh, Showtime has several featured comedic movies such as Adventureland, Fanboys, In the Loop, and Zack and Miri Make a Porno.
So don’t wait any longer. See for yourself what everyone is talking about. Start watching award-winning original series like Dexter, Weeds and The Tudors with Showtime. Plus, you’ll get hours of great movies in between. There is something for everyone in the family. Xfinity brings you Showtime - TV at its best.