CBS BRINGS "CBS ALL ACCESS" SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE TO ANDROID TV
For $5.99/Month, "CBS All Access" Delivers Full Seasons of Current Primetime,
Plus Leading Daytime and Late Night CBS Shows, Thousands of Episodes from CBS's Library of Classics,
Plus Live-Streaming of Local CBS Stations in More Than 85 Markets
NEW YORK, NY - Sept. 15, 2015 - CBS Corporation today announced the availability of CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network's digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service, on Google's smart TV platform Android TV.
For $5.99 a month, CBS All Access will offer Android TV users thousands of episodes from the current season, previous seasons and classic shows on demand, as well as the ability to stream their local CBS Television station live in more than 85 markets across the U.S., including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia, with more to be added soon.
CBS All Access subscribers can also use the service on their Android and iOS devices via the CBS App, online at CBS.com, through Chromecast, Roku players and Roku TV, with additional connected devices being added in the coming months.
"We've seen a tremendous response from users on the connected device and mobile platforms we've brought the CBS All Access service to thus far," said Marc DeBevoise, Executive Vice President and General Manager, CBS Digital Media. "In fact, subscribers are watching twice the amount of CBS content as non-subscribers on digital platforms. Bringing the service to Android TV gives viewers more flexibility and access to CBS's world-class programming on whichever platform they choose."
Android TV users will have the opportunity to watch clips though the app and browse the entire library of full episodes without being a CBS All Access subscriber. New subscribers can sign up by visiting http://www.cbs.com/all-access/androidtv. Current CBS All Access subscribers can simply log in using their existing username and password.
The CBS All Access app brings all of the benefits currently available to CBS All Access subscribers to Android TV, including:
· Full current seasons of 19 primetime shows with episodes available the day after they air, including NCIS, SCORPION, THE GOOD WIFE, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS and more.
· The ability to live stream the local CBS station in more than 85 markets across the U.S., with more to be added as affiliates join the CBS All Access service.
· Full past seasons of 10 major current series, including THE GOOD WIFE, NCIS and HAWAII FIVE-0.
· More than 6,000 episodes of CBS Classics in an advertising-free environment, including all episodes of hits like STAR TREK, CHEERS, FRASIER, and CSI: MIAMI.
· Access to exclusive additional content for CBS Television's biggest special events like THE GRAMMY(R) AWARDS, THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS and THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW.
To learn more about the CBS All Access on Android TV and to sign up for a free week-long trial, visit: http://www.cbs.com/all-access/androidtv
To sign up for CBS All Access, visit: http://www.cbs.com/allaccess
To view a video introduction to CBS All Access, visit: http://www.cbs.com/allaccess
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