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SAN MARCOS, TX, January 14, 2014 - Grande Communications, the Texas-based broadband communications company that offers Internet, TV and phone services, announced that beginning today residential customers in Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Midland, Odessa, San Antonio, San Marcos and Waco, who subscribe to SHOWTIME, now have free, unlimited, access to SHOWTIME ANYTIME. With SHOWTIME ANYTIME, subscribers can watch hundreds of hours of On Demand programming, including full seasons of award-winning SHOWTIME original series including Homeland, Masters of Sex and Shameless, hit movies, sports, specials, documentaries and much more.

The service also allows users to stream the live broadcast of the East and West Coast feeds of SHOWTIME, while providing the option to create a personalized "My List" of On Demand content for later viewing and "play shifting" to resume watching on one device where a user left off on another. There is always something to watch, as new titles are added each week. SHOWTIME ANYTIME is accessible on computers, as well as a range of the hottest devices for on-the-go viewing, including iPhone®, Android™ phones and tablets, iPad® and Kindle Fire™. Grande's subscribers can go to or download the SHOWTIME ANYTIME app via the iTunes App Store, Google Play Store or the Amazon Appstore.

SHOWTIME is currently available on Grande's lineup of affordable GET it ALL bundles, that include Internet, TV and phone services with bundled packages starting at $79.99. Grande presently offers customers access to an array of similar on-demand services, such as HBO GO®, MAX GO®, Starz® Play, Encore® Play and many more. "We are focused on providing our customers with convenient viewing experiences and the opportunity to take them to new levels with the latest and most advanced services. Whether spending time at home or catching up on hit shows while on vacation or on the road, customers can take SHOWTIME ANYTIME with them wherever they go," said Pete Drozdoff, Grande Communications vice president of marketing. More information about SHOWTIME ANYTIME and all Grande services is available via or by calling 866-2GRANDE.

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Grande Communications is a Texas-based broadband communications company that offers a full suite of Internet, TV and phone services for residential and business customers through its state-of-the-art, high-capacity, hybrid fiber-optic network. Since its launch 10 years ago, Grande has offered Texans a real choice in entertainment and communications services plus outstanding local customer and technical support. Grande proudly serves the following communities: Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Midland, Odessa, San Antonio, San Marcos and Waco. For more information, visit, like Grande Communications on Facebook or follow @grandecom on Twitter. Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, as well as the multiplex channels SHOWTIME 2™, SHOWTIME® SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME®, SHOWTIME BEYOND®, SHOWTIME NEXT®, SHOWTIME WOMEN®, SHOWTIME FAMILY ZONE® and THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ XTRA. SNI also offers SHOWTIME HD™, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ HD, SHOWTIME ON DEMAND® and THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™. All SNI feeds provide enhanced sound using Dolby Digital 5.1. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV®.