New streaming service SkyShowtime will launch on 14 December in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia, bringing its premium offering of exclusive and iconic entertainment to Central & Eastern European homes for the first time. The launches follow SkyShowtime’s much-anticipated arrival in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, in September and the Netherlands and Portugal in October.
SkyShowtime will be available direct-to-consumer via the website: www.skyshowtime.com and via the SkyShowtime app on Apple iOS, tvOS, Android devices, Android TV, Google TV, and LG TV. In Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia, SkyShowtime will be available to stream for 5.99€ per month. In Bulgaria, the service will be available for 3.99€ per month. SkyShowtime will expand into Albania, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia in February 2023.
SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan said: “We are extremely excited to bring SkyShowtime to Central and Eastern Europe. We know that our incredible lineup of series and movies – all at an amazing price – will resonate with consumers in these new markets just as it has with subscribers in the Nordics, the Netherlands, and Portugal. It has been incredibly rewarding to see the excitement about SkyShowtime’s next launches.”
Gabor Harsanyi, Regional General Manager for Central and Eastern Europe, SkyShowtime, said: “SkyShowtime delivers a roster of incredible content. We are proud to bring to audiences across Central and Eastern Europe new and exclusive access to the latest series and movies from our iconic and world-renowned studios. I am excited that this world-class premium proposition is finally arriving to our region.”
Customers across the six Central and Eastern European markets will have access to exclusive television premieres of first-run theatrical films from Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures, new and exclusive scripted series, kids and family content, and a selection of iconic library titles and box sets from Nickelodeon, DreamWorks Animation, Paramount+, Showtime, Sky Studios, and Peacock, all streaming in one place. SkyShowtime will also feature local original programming, documentaries, and specials from its markets. Featuring thousands of hours of quality entertainment for the whole family, SkyShowtime will be home to a wide selection of the world’s most highly anticipated series and films. Big new series hitting SkyShowtime over the coming months include some of the most awaited releases: "Funny Woman," "Ripley," "Rabbit Hole," "Three Women," and "A Town Called Malice." In addition, SkyShowtime is the home for new blockbuster films from Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures, which will be available on the service following their theatrical and home entertainment release.