How much is Showtime on Amazon Prime 2020? Free Trial Included
Let’s start with one of the obvious questions that many Amazon Prime users ponder about the channel ‘Showtime‘ on Amazon Prime.
Is Showtime included with Amazon Prime?
Well, it depends on what exactly you mean by ‘included’. If you want to know whether Showtime is included with Amazon Prime for free, then no, it is not!
However, it is available as a third-party paid subscription Channel for the Prime members. And yes, you do get a free trial!
Once you start your subscription, you can watch the Showtime contents on any Prime Video compatible devices.
How much is Showtime on Amazon Prime?
Currently, Showtime costs $10.99 per month on Amazon Prime. There is, however, a 7-day free trial for all eligible members who have not taken the Amazon Showtime free trial before.
After the free trial is over, members are charged $10.99 per month for the Showtime channel subscription. As of now, there is no Annual plan.
You can cancel your subscription anytime and you will not be charged at all if you cancel before your free trial ends.
Once you start your free trial, you get unlimited access to all the amazing Showtime contents like Homeland, Dexter, Twin Peaks, Billions, Shameless, and so on…
You can watch them on all your Prime Video compatible devices. Just open Prime Video, and look for Showtime contents on your subscriptions.
However, to start the Amazon Showtime free trial or the paid subscription through Amazon Prime, you must already have an eligible Prime membership. You are eligible if you have any one of the following membership types:
- Amazon Prime membership
- 30-day Amazon Prime free trial (Click Here to start your Free Trial)
- Annual Prime Student membership
- Prime Student free trial (Click Here to start your Free Trial)
- Amazon Prime Free Preview
- Amazon Prime Fresh
- 30-day Amazon Prime Fresh free trial (Click Here to start your Free Trial)
- Amazon Household shared Prime benefits
How to Cancel Amazon Showtime Free Trial?
After your free trial is over, Amazon will start charging you automatically each month.
However, if you do not wish to continue with the service, you can cancel anytime. You won’t be required to keep the subscription for a certain period of time.
To cancel your Amazon Showtime free trial or paid subscription, simply log into your Prime Video account and go to Manage Your Prime Video Channels. You’ll see all your active channel subscriptions, as well as subscription price and renewal date in this page.
You can then proceed to cancel it at any time, right from there. Just look under ‘Actions’ and click on ‘Cancel Channel’ corresponding to ‘Showtime’ and then confirm it.
Once you cancel, the renewal date of your Showtime subscription becomes the end date, and you’ll no longer be charged each month. However, you can continue to access the Channel through Prime Video up until the end date even after you cancel the free trial or paid membership.
Other Channels Available on Amazon Prime
Just like Showtime, there are many other popular channels like HBO, STARZ, Cinemax, etc. that are available with Prime Video as a third-party paid subscriptions. The monthly price of each channel might vary. Most of these channels come with a free trial as well.
Here’s a list of some of the other popular channels that are available on Prime Video.
- Sundance Now
- Comic Con HQ
- PBS Masterpiece
- Sports Illustrated TV
- History Vault
- Comedy Central Stand-Up
- IndiePix Unlimited
- Smithsonian Earth
- Daily Burn
- PBS Kids
I hope your doubt on whether Showtime is included with Amazon Prime or not, and how much it costs on Amazon Prime, is cleared now.
If you have any other doubts or question regarding Amazon Showtime free trial or paid subscription, please share it in the comment section below. I would be glad to answer them as best as I can.