- Enjoy the best content from a wide range of standalone streaming services every weekend through August
- The “Freeview” experience kicks off with SHOWTIME® just in time for the season five premiere of “The Chi” and Bellator MMA 282: Mousasi vs. Eblen, both airing friday june 24
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — TV sling today announced its new “Freeview Weekends” experience, giving paid subscribers FREE access to select standalone streaming services every weekend until August 2022. The experience begins with the full suite of SHOWTIME® content, from this friday june 24just in time for the season five premiere of “The Chi,” and lasts until Monday, June 27.
“SLING was launched in 2015 with one goal in mind: to give people easy access to their favorite shows and content, without the inflated monthly bill,” said Gary Schanman, executive vice president and group president of SLING TV. “That sentiment is true today – if a user wants to subscribe to any of our nearly 50 standalone premium pay-per-view services, they can do so. And now, with Freeview Weekends, our current subscribers can ‘try before buying “every summer weekend with no strings attached by simply activating SLING to ensure they only pay for what they want to watch.”
During Freeview weekends, customers have access to the standalone streaming services’ live schedule and on-demand content library. Most Freeview offerings will start on Friday and run through Monday. Premium streaming services currently slated for the preview lineup include EPIX, Hallmark Movies Now, Curiosity Stream, Sundance Now, AMC+ and more.
Current SLING subscribers can effortlessly access the Freeview experience; the selected weekly Freeview service will automatically be available on the users’ homepage and in the guide for the duration of Freeview without any conditions.
After a Freeview weekend, SLING lets anyone continue watching their favorite entertainment by subscribing to the streaming service as a standalone subscription. With nearly 50 standalone streaming services, including SHOWTIME®, EPIX and Starz, available without a basic SLING subscription, SLING offers the best pay-per-view streaming experience on the market.
In addition to Freeview content, SLING offers a variety of today’s most popular channels, including CNN, ESPN, Bravo and AMC, through its basic services, SLING Orange and SLING Blue, from $35 per month. Additionally, new subscribers currently receive basic HALF OFF services their first month at Sling.com. For more information on the Freeview experience, including the standalone channels that will be offered each week, visit What’s on Sling Blog.
SLING TV is an Emmy® Award-winning live television service that offers more than 700 channels from today’s most popular networks across its general market, Latin and international services. It is available on all major streaming devices, smart TVs, tablets, game consoles, computers and smartphones. SLING offers two general market streaming services, SLING Orange and SLING Blue, which collectively feature content from Disney/ESPN, Fox, NBC, AMC, A&E, AXS, Discovery, Scripps, Turner, Viacom, NBA TV, NFL Network, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, GSN, Hallmark, SHOWTIME, STARZ and EPIX. On select devices, SLING offers customers access to free content, pay-per-view channels and services, as well as pay-per-view events and on-demand movies. SLING offers a suite of standalone, complementary Spanish-language services and packages suitable for English-dominant, bilingual, and Spanish-dominant American households. SLING is America’s leading provider of foreign language programming, with more than 400 channels in more than 20 languages. Additionally, SLING offers a variety of local channel solutions through the AirTV brand, which provides products and services that simplify the modern over-the-air (OTA) entertainment experience. Visit sling.com and AirTV.net for more information. SLING TV LLC and AirTV LLC are wholly owned subsidiaries of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH).
SOURCE Sling TV LLC