What is Included in the Paramount+ and SHOWTIME Package?

By Yvonne
2022-11-29

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What is included in the Paramount+ and SHOWTIME package?

If you subscribe to SHOWTIME's Paramount+ service, you'll be able to watch even MORE exclusive original programs, movies, and live sports! In addition to everything else included with a Paramount+ subscription, you get the following:

  • Award-winning Even if you only have the Paramount+ Essential base package, you can watch SHOWTIME original series, must-see movies, groundbreaking documentaries, thrilling sports, and more without commercials (please note that with the Essential base plan, only SHOWTIME programming is commercial free).
  • You can watch SHOWTIME East and West live no matter where you are!
  • the ability to save SHOWTIME programs, movies, and TV shows for offline playback on iOS or Android devices (Premium plan only).

Even better, everything is in one place on the Paramount+ app or at paramountplus.com.

How can I get the Paramount+ and SHOWTIME bundle?

If you haven't already subscribed to Paramount+, go to paramountplus.com/SHOWTIMEbundle and click "Get the Bundle."

You may also join up for Paramount+ on your mobile device (iOS or Android) or connected device (Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, or Roku). When the Paramount+ app is launched, simply select Sign up for Paramount+. After selecting your Paramount+ base plan, you'll have the option to purchase the bundle.

SHOWTIME PLUS THE ESSENTIAL PLAN

$11.99*/Month

$119.99*/year

Even though the Essential package DOES NOT INCLUDE your local CBS station in live broadcast, the NFL on CBS and the UEFA Champions League will be available via separate live feeds. All SHOWTIME programming is commercial-free, even with the Essential basic plan, and you can stream SHOWTIME live.

SHOWTIME + Premium Subscription

$14.99*/Month

$149.99*/year

Premium includes a live CBS station in your location. With the exception of live TV and a few episodes, all SHOWTIME programming, including SHOWTIME live, is ad-free, as is all Paramount+ programming.

Additional applicable taxes The regular SHOWTIME bundle pricing is $11.99 per month for Essential and $14.99 per month for Premium, except during specified promotional periods.

Which SHOWTIME shows can I watch with the bundle?

EVERYTHING on Showtime, with the exception of Showtime pay-per-views and Showtime East and West live (like select SHOWTIME boxing matches).

I presently subscribe to Paramount+. How do I add SHOWTIME to my current plan?

To combine SHOWTIME with your Paramount+ membership, follow the guidelines for your platform or device below. But keep in mind! If you cancel during a free trial, you will forfeit the remaining time and be charged immediately.

At paramountplus.com

If you signed up for Paramount+ using a web browser, smart TV (LG, Vizio, Samsung, or Hisense), gaming console (Xbox or PS4), Portal TV, Xfinity device, Worldbox, or Cox Contour box, you should do the following:

  1. Visit paramountplus.com for more information.
  2. Navigate to paramountplus.com/account or click on your profile in the upper right corner and select Account from the dropdown menu.
  3. Select Modify Your Plan.
  4. Choose the Premium + SHOWTIME SHOWTIME plan or the Essential + SHOWTIME SHOWTIME plan that best meets your needs.
  5. Once you've decided on a plan, click Switch Plan. If you change your mind, simply click "Cancel."
  6. Your revised plan is now visible on your Account page.

On iOS or Android-powered mobile devices

If you registered for Paramount+ on an iPhone, iPad, or Android smartphone, follow these steps:

  1. Select Manage Account from the More > Account menu.
  2. Choose between the Paramount+ and Showtime plans.
  3. After selecting your desired package (Premium + SHOWTIME or Essential + SHOWTIME), click Bundle Now.

When using connected devices

After signing up for Paramount+, launch the Paramount+ app on your Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, or Roku and proceed as follows:

  1. Then, under Settings > My Account, select Manage Account.
  2. Choose between the Paramount+ and Showtime plans.
  3. After selecting your desired bundle (Premium + SHOWTIME or Essential + SHOWTIME), select whether you wish to be invoiced monthly or annually.

What is the cost of the package?

SHOWTIME PLUS THE ESSENTIAL PLAN

$11.99*/Month

$119.99*/year

Even though the Essential package DOES NOT INCLUDE your local CBS station in live broadcast, the NFL on CBS and the UEFA Champions League will be available via separate live feeds. All SHOWTIME programming is commercial-free, even with the Essential basic plan, and you can stream SHOWTIME live.

SHOWTIME + Premium Subscription

$14.99*/Month

$149.99*/year

Premium includes a live CBS station in your location. With the exception of live TV and a few episodes, all SHOWTIME programming, including SHOWTIME live, is ad-free, as is all Paramount+ programming.

If you haven't already joined Paramount+, go to paramountplus.com/SHOWTIMEbundle!

Additional applicable taxes The regular SHOWTIME bundle pricing is $11.99 per month for Essential and $14.99 per month for Premium, except during specified promotional periods.

What platforms do I have access to to watch SHOWTIME content?

Once you've signed up for the Paramount+ with SHOWTIME plan, you can enjoy all SHOWTIME programming via paramountplus.com or the Paramount+ app on these supported devices.

If you are an existing bundle member who signed up before 8/31*, you can continue stream on showtime.com and the SHOWTIME app. This page contains a list of SHOWTIME-compatible devices.

*Please keep in mind that if you signed up for SHOWTIME before August 31, 2018, you will only be able to stream SHOWTIME content on showtime.com and the SHOWTIME app.

Do I qualify for a free SHOWTIME trial?

If you join up for Paramount+ and SHOWTIME as a new member, you will enjoy a free trial of both services!

Please keep in mind that free trials of Paramount+ or SHOWTIME are only accessible to new customers; if you are a current member or have previously subscribed, you will not be eligible for a free trial of either.

When and how will SHOWTIME's Paramount+ service be billed to me?

You will be charged on a recurrent basis via the payment method you used to sign up, depending on your plan. If you joined up through a third party (Amazon, Apple, Google Play, or Roku), you will be billed by that third party.

If you are an existing Paramount+ user who converted to it in the middle of your monthly term, the cost of the package will be prorated.

Can I incorporate SHOWTIME in the bundle of my plan?

Customers can get the Paramount+ with SHOWTIME bundle on any platform. If you already have a Paramount+ subscription, simply follow these steps depending on the device you used to sign up.

Using an iOS or Android mobile device:

  1. Select Manage Account from the More > Account menu.
  2. Choose from SHOWTIME and Paramount+ plans.
  3. Select a new bundle package.

On linked devices where you signed up for Paramount+, such as your Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, or Roku

  1. Then, under Settings > My Account, select Manage Account.
  2. Choose from SHOWTIME and Paramount+ plans.
  3. Select a new bundle package.

Currently, neither Prime Video Channels, Apple TV Channels, nor Roku Channels offer the Paramount+ with SHOWTIME package. Please return soon as our product line is always being updated.

Can I purchase the bundle using a gift card?

Although gift cards cannot be used to sign up for the bundle, you can add one to your account once you have.

Is it feasible to use a discount code to combine Paramount+ with SHOWTIME?

Yes, you can!

However, if you already have a Paramount+ subscription and are currently utilizing a special offer, discount, or coupon and switch plans, you risk losing that offer, discount, or code if the new plan you choose does not allow you to use it.

Can I buy the bundle on a yearly basis?

Yes, you can! If you are a new subscriber, simply pick the yearly billing option when you sign up.

If you are an existing annual subscriber who signed up online, through your smart TV, a gaming console, or your set-top box, go to www.paramountplus.com/account and select Change Your Plan.

  • If you signed up with the mobile app, go to More > Account > Manage Account > Paramount+/SHOWTIME Plans.
  • Go to Settings > My Account > Manage Account on your Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, or Roku device to access your Paramount+/SHOWTIME Plans.

How do I update my bundle plan?

If you signed up online, via a smart TV, a gaming console, or a set-top box, go to paramountplus.com/account and choose Change Your Plan.

If you signed up with the mobile app, go to More > Account > Manage Account > Paramount+/SHOWTIME Plans.

Go to Settings > My Account > Manage Account on your Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, or Roku device to access your Paramount+/SHOWTIME Plans.

I have subscriptions to both Paramount+ and SHOWTIME. Can I combine them to get the lower price?

Unfortunately, this procedure cannot be used to merge multiple active subscriptions. To take advantage of the Paramount+ with SHOWTIME bundle, you must terminate your current SHOWTIME subscription. Then, proceed to the bundle by following the instructions below:

  • If you signed up online, via a smart TV, a gaming console, or a set-top box, go to paramountplus.com/account and choose Change Your Plan.
  • If you signed up with the mobile app, go to More > Account > Manage Account > Paramount+/SHOWTIME Plans.
  • Go to Settings > My Account > Manage Account on your Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, or Roku device to access your Paramount+/SHOWTIME Plans.

I have a legacy subscription to Limited Commercials.

If not, must I upgrade to the Essential or Premium plan? Is it possible to integrate with SHOWTIME?
When you move to the bundle, you will choose between the Essential or Premium base plan because the Limited Commercials plan is no longer available for purchase.

Essential + SHOWTIME for $11.99*/month or $119.99*/year (local live CBS station NOT included)
Premium + SHOWTIME costs $14.99* per month or $149.99* per year (local live CBS station IS included)
Please keep in mind that the amount you will be charged will be prorated based on how much time your membership has left and how much you have already paid. Also, bear in mind that the Essential plan does not include your local CBS station in live broadcast, but separate live streaming for both the NFL on CBS and the UEFA Champions League will be available.

Additional applicable taxes The regular SHOWTIME bundle pricing is $11.99 per month/$119.99 per year for Essential and $14.99 per month/$149.99 per year for Premium, except during specified promotional periods.

Will my SHOWTIME membership be terminated if I cancel my Paramount+ subscription?

Yes, if you cancel your Paramount+ with SHOWTIME bundle, the SHOWTIME component will also be canceled.

How can I remove SHOWTIME access from my subscription?

If you no longer desire Paramount+ with SHOWTIME, follow the steps below to switch to a Paramount+ membership WITHOUT SHOWTIME.

At paramountplus.com

If you signed up for Paramount+ using a web browser, smart TV (LG, Vizio, Samsung, or Hisense), gaming console (Xbox or PS4), Portal TV, Xfinity device, Worldbox, or Cox Contour box, you should do the following:

  1. Visit paramountplus.com for more information.
  2. Navigate to paramountplus.com/account or click on your profile in the upper right corner and select Account from the dropdown menu.
  3. Select Modify Your Plan.
  4. A Paramount+ bundle WITHOUT SHOWTIME is recommended.

Your new plan will be confirmed on your Account page.

On iOS or Android-powered mobile devices

If you registered for Paramount+ on an iPhone, iPad, or Android smartphone, follow these steps:

  1. Select Manage Account from the More > Account menu.
  2. Choose a Paramount+ Plan.
  3. Select your new strategy.

When using connected devices

After signing up for Paramount+, launch the Paramount+ app on your Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, or Roku and proceed as follows:

  1. Then, under Settings > My Account, select Manage Account.
  2. Choose a Paramount+ Plan.
  3. Select your new strategy.

If you cancel during a free trial, you will forfeit the remaining time and be charged immediately.

What platforms do I have access to to watch SHOWTIME content?

If you signed up for the Paramount+ with SHOWTIME subscription before August 31 on paramountplus.com or the Paramount+ app, you can now watch all SHOWTIME programs on paramountplus.com or the Paramount+ app, as well as showtime.com and the SHOWTIME app.

However, if you purchased the SHOWTIME subscription before August 31, you can only access SHOWTIME programming on showtime.com and the SHOWTIME app.

I had previously signed up for the SHOWTIME bundle before August 31. Is it possible for me to change my mind?

Yes, however you must first cancel your bundle plan through your SHOWTIME account page, and then re-subscribe through paramountplus.com or the Paramount+ app. After that, you may watch Paramount+ and SHOWTIME on paramountplus.com or the Paramount+ app!