SHOWTIME(R) STARTS HOLIDAY GIFTING EARLY OFFERING SEASON PREMIERES OF "SHAMELESS" AND "YOUR HONOR" FOR FREE
Over 60 Hours of SHOWTIME Content Also Streaming for Free Throughout the Holiday Season
30-Day Free Trial Followed by Lifetime $8.99 Monthly Discount Price for New Subscribers
NEW YORK - December 4, 2020 - SHOWTIME has released over 60 hours of original content for free online sampling, on streaming platforms and on demand to celebrate the holiday season. Among these free episodes will be the premiere of the final season of SHAMELESS, as well as the premiere of the limited series YOUR HONOR, starring Oscar(R) nominee and Emmy, Golden Globe(R), Screen Actors Guild(R) and Tony(R) Award winner Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad). While full seasons of hit series such as THE L WORD(R): GENERATION Q, CITY ON A HILL, THE AFFAIR and LOVE FRAUD are already available, the premieres of SHAMELESS and YOUR HONOR will be available starting on Sunday, December 6. Additionally, new subscribers who sign up for SHOWTIME before January 11 will receive the gift of a 30-day free trial and lock in a lifetime price of $8.99 per month. The offer is available at Showtime.com, as well as through select platforms which feature the SHOWTIME standalone app.
The final season of SHAMELESS will officially premiere on Sunday, December 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the premiere of YOUR HONOR at 10 p.m. ET/PT. All free SHOWTIME content is available on YouTube and Sho.com, as well as across multiple SHOWTIME partner platforms, until January 11.
The full list of SHOWTIME content available for free during the holidays includes:
· Premiere episode of YOUR HONOR
· Premiere episode of the final season of SHAMELESS
· CITY ON A HILL season one
· THE L WORD: GENERATION Q season one
· WORK IN PROGRESS season one
· RAY DONOVAN season one
· THE AFFAIR season one
· All episodes of MURDER IN THE BAYOU
· THE KINGMAKER
· GRINGO: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOHN MCAFEE
· The premiere of LOVE FRAUD
· The premiere of OUTCRY
· The premiere of THE REAGANS
· The premiere of MOONBASE 8
· Selected episodes of DESUS & MERO
The final season of SHAMELESS finds the Gallagher family and the South Side at a crossroads, with changes caused by the COVID pandemic, gentrification and aging to reconcile. As Frank (William H. Macy) confronts his own mortality and family ties in his alcoholic and drug-induced twilight years, Lip (Jeremy Allen White) struggles with the prospect of becoming the family's new patriarch. Newlyweds Ian (Cameron Monaghan) and Mickey (Noel Fisher) are figuring out the rules and responsibilities of being in a committed relationship while Deb (Emma Kenney) embraces her individuality and single motherhood. Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) finds an unlikely new career in law enforcement, and Kevin (Steve Howey) and V (Shanola Hampton) struggle to decide whether a hard life on the South Side is worth fighting for.
SHAMELESS stars Oscar(R) nominee and Emmy(R) and SAG Award(R) winner William H. Macy, Jeremy Allen White, Ethan Cutkosky, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey, Emma Kenney, Cameron Monaghan, Christian Isaiah, Noel Fisher and Kate Miner. Created by Paul Abbott, the series is produced by Bonanza Productions in association with John Wells Productions and Warner Bros. Television. Developed for American television by John Wells, the series is executive produced by Wells, Nancy M. Pimental, Joe Lawson, Iain MacDonald and Michael Hissrich.
YOUR HONOR is a 10-episode legal thriller starring Cranston as Michael Desiato, a respected New Orleans judge whose teenage son, Adam (Hunter Doohan), is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices. SAG Award winner Michael Stuhlbarg (Call Me By Your Name) stars as Jimmy Baxter, the much-feared head of a crime family opposite Emmy and Golden Globe(R) nominee Hope Davis (For the People) as his wife, Gina, who might be even more dangerous than her husband. The series also stars Carmen Ejogo (Selma), Isiah Whitlock Jr. (The Wire), and Sofia Black-D'Elia (The Night Of). Additional guest stars include Maura Tierney (THE AFFAIR), Amy Landecker (Transparent), Emmy winner Margo Martindale (The Americans), Lorraine Toussaint (Orange Is the New Black), Blair Underwood (Dear White People), Chet Hanks (Empire), Lamar Johnson (The Hate You Give) and Lilli Kay (Chambers).
BAFTA(R) winner Peter Moffat (The Night Of, Undercover) serves as showrunner, executive producer and writer of multiple episodes. The series is executive produced by Emmy nominees Robert and Michelle King (The Good Fight, The Good Wife, Evil) and Liz Glotzer (Evil, The Good Fight). Emmy-nominated and BAFTA-winning director Edward Berger (PATRICK MELROSE) executive produces and directs the first three episodes. YOUR HONOR, produced by CBS Studios in association with KingSize Productions, is based on the Israeli series Kvodo created by Ron Ninio and Shlomo Mashiach. Bryan Cranston, James Degus, Rob Golenberg, Alon Aranya, Ninio, Mashiach, Ram Landes, Ron Eilon and Danna Stern also serve as executive producers.
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