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Sling TV Adds 8 Showtime Channels

Sling TV today added eight live Showtime channels for $10 a month, which also includes more than 2,000 On-demand titles.

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The addition gives subscribers to the live streaming service access to the four major premium channels: HBO, Cinemax, Starz, and now Showtime. (Pictured: Emmy Rossum from Showtime’s Shameless.)

Sling TV, which says it’s the first live streaming service to offer all four, also offers the Epix premium channel.

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The streamer says subscribers to either the Orange or Blue basic packages can order the four premium channels separately.

Sling offers two basic tier packages — Orange, which starts at $20-a-month and includes ESPN and roughly 30 cable networks; and Blue, which starts at $25-a-month, and includes more than 40 channels including live network feeds in select markets as well as several Fox channels.

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The Net TV service today also unveiled a new add-on package called Heartland Extra, which offers six new channels including Family Net, Sportsman Channel, World Fishing Network, RFD-TV, PixL and Outdoor Channel for $5 a month.

— Phillip Swann

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1 Comment on Sling TV Adds 8 Showtime Channels

  1. I wish Sling makes premium channels $5-10 max.

    By the way youtube tv is alive! Another completion for streaming.
    Non starter without CNN and HGTV/food networks.

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