Native US people will definitely be aware of SHOWTIME. It is a popular cable channel that broadcasts blockbusters and critically acclaimed movies, laugh-out-loud comedy shows, thrilling sports, and their original series. Showtime Anytime is this channel’s app form which is available natively on popular streaming devices like Roku. Whatever is there on the SHOWTIME cable channel is available on Showtime Anytime also. Moreover, you can enjoy live streaming of both SHOWTIME West and SHOWTIME East channels on it.

How Much is Showtime Anytime on Roku TV

Showtime Anytime channel can be accessed without any additional charge on Roku. All you need is SHOWTIME‘s subscription through participating streaming providers. Below is the list of TV providers who include Showtime in their service.

  • U-verse
  • Cox
  • Dish
  • Frontier
  • MediaCom
  • Optimum
  • Spectrum
  • Fios by Verizon &
  • Xfinity

You need a standalone subscription to stream Showtime on Roku.

What’s on Showtime Anytime

  • It offers unlimited and ad-free access to all its holdings.
  • Accessible on various streaming devices in both app and web versions.
  • Offers Picture-in-Picture (PIP) mode and parental control feature.
  • Allows offline download of Video-On-Demand content on mobile devices.

How to Add Showtime Anytime on Roku

[1] Take the Roku remote in your hand and press the Home button.

[2] In the left pane, navigate to the Streaming Channels option and select it.

Select Streaming Channels option

[3] Click on the Search Channels option and enable the virtual keyboard.

Search for Showtime Anytime channel on Roku

[4] Type Showtime Anytime and search for the channel.

[5] After locating it, click on Add Channel button and add the Showtime Anytime channel to your Roku.

How to Activate Showtime Anytime on Roku

After adding Showtime Anytime, you must activate the channel to watch its content on Roku.

[1] After finishing the channel installation process, click the Go to Channel button and launch it.

[2] Within the channel, you’ll see Activate button. Click on it, and a list of providers will appear.

[3] Click on your cable provider’s name. You will get a code. Note down the code.

[4] Now head to the activation website [] of Showtime Anytime using any device’s browser.

[5] Select your provider’s name again and sign in with the credentials provided by your service provider.

Sign in to TV provider account

[6] Now a pop-up named Activate Your Device will appear.

[7] Enter the previously noted activation code in the Enter Your Code box and click on Submit button.

Activate Showtime Anytime on Roku

When the activation code is verified, Showtime Anytime will be activated. Now you can return to the Showtime Anytime channel and watch your desired content on it.

How to Get Showtime Anytime on Roku Without Cable

It is possible to watch Showtime Anytime on Roku even without a cable provider’s subscription. Some famous streaming platforms also include Showtime Anytime within their service and are available on Roku. So subscribing to them will give you more content to watch at a very low price. Such well-known platforms where you can watch Showtime Anytime are listed below.


fuboTV on Roku is a popular streaming service offering 200+ live TV channels, including the Showtime Anytime channel. It is well-known for having a huge collection of sports-related channels and content. You are benefitted from impressive features like 1000 hours of DVR storage as well subscription plans in different price ranges.

Watch Showtime Anytime on Roku using FuboTV

Showtime Anytime is gettable with a subscription to FuboTV’s Ultimate Plan, which costs $99.99/month. With it, you can also get the channels included in Fubo’s Elite & Pro plans.

Sling TV

If you get Sling TV, you can watch Showtime Anytime, along with hundreds of other channels and 65,000 hours of on-demand movies & shows. You can find content in almost all the existing genres within Sling TV. With the Sling TV on Roku, it is possible to simultaneously stream it on up to 3 devices and have cloud DVR storage from 50 to 200 hours.

Sling TV

The Sling Orange plan costs $40/month & Sling Blue is at $40/month. Sling Orange & Blue plan costs $55/month. To watch Showtime Anytime, get an add-on costing $10 with any of the mentioned Sling TV plans.


Hulu is the best place to watch Showtime Anytime. It offers lots of TV channels, movies, news, and premium sports effortlessly and is available at an economical price too. Hulu produces its original content under the name Hulu Originals. It offers bundle packages and add-ons for live TV as well.


You can watch Hulu without ads by getting an ad-free plan for $14.99/month. To watch with ads, buy its base plan for $7.99/month. You have to get an add-on for $10.99/month to watch Showtime Anytime with Hulu on Roku.


Is Showtime Anytime available on The Roku Channel app?

Yes. Showtime Anytime is available on The Roku Channel app. But you have to sign in with the cable provider’s subscription.

Is it possible to watch Showtime on Paramount+ on Roku?

Yes. If you purchase a Paramount+ Bundle that costs $11.99–$14.99/month, you can watch Showtime on the Paramount+ channel on Roku.