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How to Watch Showtime on Roku / Roku TV



Showtime on Roku

To watch critically acclaimed movies, documentaries, thriller movies, and series, you can install Showtime on Roku from the Channel Store. With Showtime, you can watch some of the all-time popular series, like Yellowjackets, The Chi, Waco, Billions, and more. The streaming platform lets you stream the content in high-quality options, such as full HD and 4K.

You can even purchase Showtime along with Paramount Plus as a premium membership plan. Remember that Showtime and Showtime Anytime aren’t similar. To stream Showtime Anytime on Roku, you need an active cable TV provider subscription. Follow this article to get started with Showtime on your device.

Subscription Plans

Showtime has a base plan that can be purchased either monthly or yearly. By signing up, you will get a 7-day free trial on Showtime.

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How to Sign Up for Showtime

1. Open a browser of your choice.

2. Go to and click “Start your free trial.”

Showtime home page

3. Choose a subscription plan and click “Continue.”

4. Create an account by entering your name, email, and password.

5. Enter your payment information and click “Start Free Trial.” You won’t be charged until the free trial ends.

How to Install Showtime on Roku

Showtime requires a strong internet connection to stream movies, shows, and other available content. So connect the Roku streaming stick to strong WiFi for seamless streaming.

1. Go to the Roku home screen and select the Search option.

Select Search

2. Enter Showtime in the search and choose the app in the Channel Store.

3. Click Add Channel to install Showtime on Roku.

4. Select OK in the prompt and launch the Showtime app.

How to Install Showtime From Roku Website

You can also add a channel on Roku by using a web browser on your PC or smartphone. For this, you need to sign in with the same account that you have used to set up the Roku Express.

1. Launch a web browser on your device and visit the Roku website.

2. Log in to your account and search for Showtime.

3. Select Add Channel to download the app on your Roku device.

Add Showtime from the Roku website

4. Turn on your device and look for Showtime to launch for streaming.

Note – If you can’t find the channel, head to the device settings and upgrade Roku to get the channel immediately.

How to Activate Showtime on Roku []

Showtime doesn’t need activation. You can just sign in and stream the content. If you have installed Showtime Anytime, you must activate it to access your favorites.

1. Launch the Showtime Anytime app and tap the Activate option from Settings to get the activation code.

2. Now, open any web browser on your PC/smartphone and visit the Showtime Anytime Activation Site (

Activate Showtime Anytime

3. Provide the activation code on the website.

4. Select Submit and log in to your account.

5. Wait for a few seconds, and the Showtime app on Roku will display the media content for streaming.

How to Screen Mirror Showtime on Roku from Android

Apart from installing the channels on Roku, you can also screen mirror the app using your smartphone. To do so,

  • Connect the Android device and Roku to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Enable Screen Mirroring on Roku: SettingsSystemScreen MirroringScreen Mirroring ModeAlways Allow.

1. Install Showtime from Play Store and launch the app.

2. Log in to your Showtime account and move to the Notification Panel.

3. Select the Cast option for screen mirroring and choose the Roku device.

4. Connect to Roku and stream the Showtime content.

How to AirPlay Showtime on Roku

Airplay is only compatible with the latest models of Roku. Visit this support page to find out whether your Roku device is compatible with Airplay or not.

  • Connect your Roku to a Wi-Fi network. On the other hand, connect your iPhone/iPad to the same network.
  • Enable AirPlay on Roku Stick: SettingsApple AirPlay and HomekitSettingsAirPlay Turn On.

1. Get Showtime from App Store and open the app.

2. Sign in to your account and select the content for streaming.

3. Play a title you want and look for the AirPlay icon on the media player.

4. Select your Roku device name, and the media will play on your Roku immediately.

Is Showtime Geo-restricted

Yes, the Showtime app is available only in the USA. To stream Showtime video content outside the USA, you need to use powerful VPNs to bypass the geo-restriction.

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Is Showtime available on Roku?

Yes. Showtime is available on all Roku streaming devices. But you need a subscription plan to watch the media content.

How to fix Showtime not working on Roku?

Try these fixes when the Showtime app is not working on Roku.
1. Check the internet connection.
2. Restart the Showtime app.
3. Clear cache on Roku.
4. Restart the Roku device.
5. Update the Showtime app.
6. Uninstall the app on Roku and re-install it.
7. Reset the Roku device.

How to cancel Showtime on Roku?

If you have subscribed to Showtime through Roku, you can cancel it anytime on your device. To unsubscribe, select the Showtime app tile → Press * on the Roku remote → Manage SubscriptionCancel Subscription.

Can you watch Showtime PPV events on Roku?

Yes. You can stream the PPV events on Showtime with a subscription.

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