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Showtime Anytime

Showtime Anytime


General Information

SHOWTIME ANYTIME® brings you SHOWTIME® Original Series, Hit Movies, Sports, Comedy and much more on your computer, tablet, mobile device and Roku® Streaming Player.  It's FREE with your SHOWTIME subscription and includes:

  • Unlimited On-Demand Access: Watch full-length, unedited SHOWTIME® programming wherever and whenever you want
  • Live TV: Watch what's currently airing live on both SHOWTIME East and SHOWTIME West and easily switch between channels
  • User-Friendly Features: Easily organize your favorite programs with My List and share what you are watching on Facebook and Twitter
  • Play Shifting: Resume watching where you left off on another device

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Log In

Login Requirements

You MUST be subscribed to Showtime as part of your Charter TV services to be able to access Showtime Anytime online or through a mobile device.

Your Showtime Anytime login will depend on the level of service you subscribe to with Charter.

Click here for Showtime Anytime login help

Forgot Username/Password

Your Showtime Anytime login will be the same login you use to access other "On the Go" content and will depend on the level of service you subscribe to with Charter.

Click here for Showtime Anytime login help

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Online Access

Showtime Anytime


System Requirements


  • Windows XP - Pro SP3 32 bit only
  • Windows Vista - Home SP2/Business SP2: 32 and 64 bit
  • Windows 7 - Home SP1/Ultimate SP1/Pro SP1: 32 and 64 bit
  • Windows 8 - Basic /Pro/Enterprise/RT: 32 and 64 bit
  • Intel Pentium 4 (or equivalent) 3.0 GHz or faster
  • 1 GB minimum (2 GB suggested)
  • Sound Card

Note: We do not support Internet Explorer on 64-bit versions of Windows.


  • OSX 10.6 or later
  • Intel Core Duo, 1.83 GHz or faster
  • 1 GB minimum (2 GB suggested)
  • Sound Card

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or later
  • Firefox 12 or later
  • Chrome 19 or later
  • Safari 5.1.5 or later (Mac only)
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.0 or later
  • JavaScript and Cookies must be enabled
  • Widevine Media Optimizer Plugin

Internet Speed

A downstream bandwidth of 3000 Kbps or higher is recommended. A downstream bandwidth of less than 500 Kbps is not recommended


To access Showtime Anytime on your Roku Streaming Player:

  1. Add the Showtime Anytime channel to your Roku by searching for it from the Roku main menu or selecting it in the 'Movies & TV' section of the Channel Store.
  2. Open the channel, select 'Activate' from the menu and choose Charter as your TV provider.
  3. The screen will display a code you can use to activate Showtime Anytime by visiting showtimeanytime.com/activate on your computer and following the simple instructions provided. (You can also navigate directly to 'Activate Devices' within the Settings section of Showtime Anytime on the web or your mobile device.)
  4. On the website, if you are not already signed in to Showtime Anytime, you will be asked to do so using your Charter username and password. When prompted, enter the activation code from your Roku.  A success message will automatically appear on the screen and you can immediately start using Showtime Anytime.

Supported Roku Streaming Player models:

  • Roku 3 (4200)
  • Roku 2 (2720)
  • Roku 1 (2710)
  • Roku LT (2700)
  • Roku Streaming Stick (3400/3420)
  • Roku 2 XS (3100)
  • Roku 2 XD (3050)
  • Roku 2 HD (3000)
  • Roku HD (2500)
  • Roku LT (2400/2450)

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Showtime Anytime Mobile App

Supported devices:

iOS devices

  • iPhone (3GS or higher)
  • iPod Touch (3rd generation or higher)
  • iPad (All versions including mini)

Note: Must be running iOS 5.1 or higher

Android Devices

  • Android phones and tablets running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher

Kindle Fire

  • All versions

A Wi-Fi, 3G or higher connection is required. It is recommended that the Showtime Anytime app be used with a Wi-Fi connection for the best video quality and to minimize data usage.

A downstream bandwidth of 400 Kbps or higher for iPhone/iPod Touch and Android phones is recommended.

A downstream bandwidth of 700 Kbps or higher for iPad, Kindle Fire and Android tablets is recommended.

The stream will be adjusted based on the bandwidth.

Download Showtime Anytime

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Parental Controls

Setting Online Parental Controls

The Charter Head of Household account can set the viewing permissions for all account holders by visiting http://www.charter.net/videoparentalcontrols.

By default, all sub or child accounts are set to TV-14 and TV-PG. Please note, parental control settings may take up to 24 hours to take effect.

Note: If you are not logged in to Charter.net you will be prompted to login first.

Parental Controls

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