Showtime Anytime Launches On Xbox One

Showtime will offer its TV Everywhere service to Xbox One video game owners as part of a distribution deal announced Tuesday, said network officials.

The pay TV service will provide access to its Showtime Anytime service to Xbox One video game console owners who have a Showtime and a Xbox Live subscription.

The service, which launched earlier this year on Xbox 360, features past seasons of such original shows as Homeland, The Affair, Shameless, Ray Donovan, Masters Of Sex, Dexter and Nurse Jackie.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.