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Dish, Sling TV Holding Free Previews of Showtime, HBO

Dish and Sling TV are wrapping up a free preview of Showtime to help promote last night’s season eight premiere of Shameless. (Pictured above)

Dish’s free preview of the Showtime channels will end early tomorrow morning while Sling’s will conclude early Wednesday morning.

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The preview features several different Showtime channels including Showtime, Showtime West, Showtime Next, Showtime Extreme, Showtime 2 and Showtime Family.

In addition, Dish has announced that it will hold a free preview of both HBO and Cinemax from Friday, November 17, through Monday, November 20.

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Sling TV, the live streaming service owned by Dish, is expected to offer the free HBO/Cinemax preview as well.

Dish’s upcoming free previews also include Sundance TV from November 16 through December 5, and HDNet Movies from November 20 though November 26.

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— Phillip Swann