It’s showtime for Showtime's stand-alone streaming service.
The premium cable network’s digital-only service went live Tuesday morning across a handful of distribution partners — Apple, Roku, Hulu and PlayStation Vue.
The new service, priced at $10.99 a month, allows broadband Internet users on-demand access to the premium cable channel’s roster of programming without a TV subscription.
It costs a few dollars less than the $14.99 broadband users turn over for HBO’s streaming service called HBO Now. Showtime’s service, unlike HBO’s, includes live-streaming options for its East and West coast feeds.
The over-the-top option...