Run out of things to watch? Check out these streaming services that are offering special promotions, free content, and extended trial periods.
Social distancing can be hard, but the right television shows and movies can make it a little easier. Therefore, several streaming services are offering special deals, free content, or extended trials to help keep you entertained while at home.
STARZ – 6 months for $25
Want to catch up on Power or Outlander? Then you definitely want to take advantage of STARZ’s current deal. The discount gives you six months of STARZ original television shows and thousands of movies for just $25. After the first six months, you can cancel or your subscription or auto-renew at the price of $43.99 for the next six months, which is still an 18 percent discount. To sign up for the deal, visit the STARZ exclusive offer site here.
Sling TV – Free
Do you sling? If not, you could join free. The dish-owned TV streaming service is temporarily offering some of its content for free amidst the coronavirus crisis. Called “Stay in & SLING”, the program offers free 24/7 access to thousands of popular television shows and movies, as well as the news. All you have to do is click here and pick what you want to watch. There is no credit card or account activation required.
Showtime – 30-Day Free Trial
On March 20, Showtime announced that it will offer a 30-day free trial to all new customers that sign up before May 3. This free trial includes access to all of Showtime’s original series, documentaries, specials, and movies and can be streamed via Showtime.com or through their app. You can catch up on Homeland, which will air new episodes of its final season until April 26 or check out some of the latest movies you missed in theaters.
Amazon Prime Video – 30-Day Free Trial
If you’ve never signed up for Amazon Prime, now might be the time to do it. New Amazon Prime members can now take part in a free 30-day trial of Prime Video’s exclusive original television shows and movies. You can watch the hit-new show Hunters or catch up on some oldies-but-goodies such as The Boys, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, or The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Existing Amazon users are also eligible for the free trial once every 12 months, so be sure to head to Prime Video and see if you can take part.
Shudder – 30-Day Free Trial
Are you a fan of things that go bump in the night, or killer dolls that come to life? Then you’d probably kill for this deal. The popular horror streaming service Shudder is extending its free trial from seven days to 30 days if you use the code SHUTIN. If you don’t cancel after the 30 days, subscriptions are $5 a month.
Sundance Now – 30-Day Free Trial
Owned by AMC Networks, the streaming service Sundance Now provides viewers with access to dramas and documentaries such as The Little Drummer Girl and McMafia. Normally Sundance Now offers a 7-day free trial, but they are extending it to 30 days if you use the code SUNDANCENOW30. After the 30 days, it is $7 a month (or $5 a month with a year’s subscription) if you don’t cancel.
Did you know that BroadwayHD is offering customers a free 7-day trial for a limited time, granting you access to hundreds of Broadway musicals, plays, and productions? Which streaming service are you going to sign up for? Let us know in the comments!