Best TV Series on Showtime and HBO for Cord Cutters
Posted August 10, 2015
Have you heard the news? Showtime and HBO are now available as streaming entertainment! You no longer need to have a cable or satellite TV subscription to these premium TV networks to view them.
Free trials for both Showtime and HBO are currently available, with low monthly fees thereafter which can be easily cancelled if desired. Making it the perfect time for millennials and cord cutters to enjoy premium TV series programming on their laptops, tablets, smartphones, gaming systems, streaming media devices and smart TVs.
Here is a small sampling of the top premium TV series shows each network has to offer live and on demand.
Now showing its 5th season on Showtime with a 6th in production and due out this fall, Homeland is intense – but in a good way! With international intrigue, government scandals and complex characters, this show flawlessly intertwines them all into a smooth delivery that keeps you on the edge of your seat.
Problems are everywhere in LA and Ray is the guy from Southie that the rich and famous pay to fix theirs. Unfortunately for Ray, his own family secrets and demons are problems too. The ones Ray will never be able to outrun or erase. A dramatic mix of award winning actors and an action packed story line make Ray Donovan a series worth watching.
Check out this full premiere episode from the currently airing 3rd season.
Masters and Johnson ‘s research is the basis for this dramatic interpretation of their relationship and the lives of those close to them. An immersive drama with a titillating premise, Masters of Sex will arouse your interest and leave you eager for more.
Watch this 3rd season full length premiere episode to get a peek at this provocative series.
What’s Shameless is how fantastically messed up and heartwarming at the same time this show really is! If you like shows rich in flawed characters with strong family ties and a dash of misplaced loyalties, don’t miss this series premiering with new 6th season episodes this fall.
Five seasons of Game of Thrones have just concluded, but that just gives you time to catch up by watching it on demand. ‘Epic’ in every way, this series is rich in visually stimulating story and character development. Lovers of historical fantasy fiction will thoroughly enjoy this show.
Now in its 2nd season, True Detective converges the lives of a career criminal with three law-enforcement officers from different departments, following the discovery of a bizarre murder. Gritty with deep layers, this dark series set in LA takes you for a ride, but the destination is always uncertain.
Ballers is a fresh new HBO series featuring ‘The Rock’ as a former NFL player who is now reinventing himself as a business manager to current players. Billed as a comedy, this series has more than its share of drama too. The Ballers game has just started, but it looks like it’s going to be a good one, so keep watching!
Comedy series don’t get much funnier than Silicon Valley. Reflective of the perceived geek-culture in the tech community of northern California, this HBO hit is currently running on its 2nd season and looks like it’ll be booted up for even more.