Showtime Free Trial: Here’s How to Watch ‘Dexter,’ ‘Yellowjackets’ & More Shows For Cheap

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If you love shows like Homelander, Dexter and Shameless, you may want to know about Showtime’s free trials and how to watch the network for little to no cost to not miss a moment of your favorite shows.

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Since it launched more than 40 years ago, Showtime has created dozens of original TV shows such as The Chi, Billions, Couples Therapy, Ziwe andThe L Word: Generation Q. Along with TV shows, Showtime also airs movies, stand-up specials and boxing and mixed martial arts matches. The network also has its own streaming service,, which offers hundreds of hours of TV shows and movies, as well as lets subscribers stream their favorite programs and boxing matches live. The no-ads service also lets users download full episodes of their favorite TV shows and movies to watch offline. No cable is needed either. Read on ahead for how long Showtime’s free trial is and what current deals the service is offering.

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What are Showtime’s current deals?

Showtime doesn’t have any current deals, however, in the past, the service has been on sale for 99 cents per month for Amazon Prime Day, Black Friday and the holidays with an Amazon Prime subscription.

How much does Showtime cost?

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Without any current deals, Showtime costs $10.99 per month or $99 per year (which saves users about $32 from the monthly rate.) Showtime also offers a bundle deal with Paramount Plus for $11.99 per month. Paramount Plus costs $4.99 per month for its ad-supported plan, Paramount Premium, and and $9.99 per month for its ad-free plan, Paramount Essential. (The bundle includes Paramount Premium.) Given the price of Showtime and Paramount Plus, the bundle saves users about $4 per month.

How long is Showtime’s free trial?

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Showtime’s free trial is 30 days, which is three weeks longer than the seven-day free trials from competitors like Paramount Plus and HBO Max. Along with, fans can also sign up for Showtime free trials with Hulu and Amazon Prime Video. Hulu offers a 30-day free trial with Showtime, while Amazon Prime Video offers a seven-day free trial.

How to sign up for Showtime’s free trial

Read on for how to sign up for Showtime’s free trial on, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video.

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Buy Now offers a 30-day free trial. After the free trial ends, users can subscribe to Showtime for $10.99 per month or $99 per year (which saves users about $32 from the monthly rate.) also has a current, limited-time deal where users can subscribe for just $3.99 for the first four months—which saves them $28 from the usual rate. As for what’s on, the service offers dozens of original Showtime TV shows, such as Shameless, Ziwe, Billions and the new Dexter reboot, Dexter: New Blood. Subscribers can also watch Showtime live on both the east and west coast, as well as access dozens of movies, documentaries and other programs.

Showtime Free Trial With Hulu

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Hulu offers a 30-day free trial of Showtime’s streaming service, along with its own 30-day free trial. The service—which offers more than 1650 TV shows and 2,500 movies—starts at $6.99 per month for its basic subscription with ads. It’s ad-fee plan costs $12.99 per month. Both plans come with a 30-day free trial. Hulu also offers a live-tv plan, Hulu+ With Live TV, which has access to Hulu’s library of movies and TV shows, along with more than 75 live channels and 50 hours of DVR. The best part about Hulu+ With Live TV, however, is that it offers a seven-day free trial. Hulu+ With Live TV costs $65 per month if one chooses to subscribe after their trial ends.

Showtime Free Trial With Amazon Prime Video

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Amazon Prime Video offers a seven-day free trial of Showtime’s streaming service as a channel to its own streaming service. To sign up for Amazon Prime Video’s Showtime free trial, users will need to be Amazon Prime members. Amazon Prime Video offers a 30-day free trial that comes with the same benefits of Amazon Prime, such as free two-day shipping, Prime Music and more. If you’re a student, the free trial is even longer. Compared to the regular 30-day Prime free trial, Student Prime‘s free trial is six months, which is five months more than the regular free trial. But perhaps the best part about Amazon Prime Video’s free trial is that customers can sign up for it multiple times. According to Amazon, users can sign up for Amazon Prime Video’s free trial over and over again as long as it isn’t within the same 12 months. This means that if you if you haven’t been an Amazon Prime member for more than 12 months, you’re eligible to receive another 30 days for free.

What’s on Showtime?

What’s on Showtime? Since it first introduced original programming in 1982, Showtime has released dozens of TV show and films, most of which are available on its streaming service. Read on for a list of what’s on Showtime.

  • Billions

  • The Chi

  • City on a Hill

  • The L Word: Generation Q

  • Your Honor

  • Yellowjackets

  • Super Pumped

  • The First Lady

  • The Man Who Fell to Earth

  • Back to Life

  • Moonbase 8

  • Flatbush Misdemeanors 

  • All Access

  • The Circus

  • Couples Therapy

  • Vice

  • UFO

  • Gossip

  • Everything’s Gonna Be All White

  • Desus & Mero

  • Ziwe

  • Dexter

  • Homeland

  • Masters of Sex

  • Penny Dreadful: City of Angels

  • Queer as Folk

  • Ray Donovan

  • Shameless

  • Stargate SG-1

  • The Affair

  • The L Word

  • Black Monday

  • Californication

  • House of Lies

  • Nurse Jackie

  • On Becoming a God in CEntral Florida

  • The Big C


  • United States of Tara

  • Web Therapy

  • Weeds

  • Dexter: New Blood

  • Twin Peaks 

  • Showtime Championship Boxing

  • ShoBox: The New Generation

  • Bellator MMA

  • AVN Awards

  • American Gigolo

  • Let the Right One In

  • Three Women

  • Ripley 

  • Gormenghast

  • Shaka: King of the Zulu Nation

  • I Love That For You

  • The Curse

  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

  • Love Canal

  • Fellow Travelers

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