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Streaming Services That Have Extended Trials

By this time, you’ve probably exhausted your one or two streaming services like coconut oil in your kitchen when you first heard about it. “Oh my gosh, something that tastes this good can not be so healthy too!” Luckily, in this day and age there are tons of streaming services that have extended their trials to make sure everyone has options to fee like they are custom tailored to everyone.

Acorn TV

Acorn TV offers US audiences access to programming from England, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, you can now turn your 7-day free trial into a 30-day trial with the promo code FREE30 on the Acorn TV website. The service costs $5.99 a month (or $59.99 per year) after the 30 days are up.

Amazon Video

In an effort to help parents entertain their children while stuck inside, Amazon Video is making its entire library of kids programming absolutely free. Even if you don’t have an Amazon Prime subscription, you can stream the platform’s collection of originals, PBS Kids, and IMDb TV family movies.

CBS ALL ACCESS

Here’s some good news for Star Trek fans. With the Star Trek: Picard season finale nearly here, CBS All Access has decided to make the service free for one month instead of just a week. Sign up with the promo code GIFT before April 24 to get the expanded access.

Dox Channel

Documentary streaming platform Dox Channel is doing things a little differently. Instead of expanding its 7-day free trial, the service is cutting its price in half for new subscribers. While the annual subscription price is $29.99, anyone who signs up at doxchannel.com will only pay $14.99 for a limited time. 

Eros Now

If you are a fan of Bollywood? Eros Now is currently offering fans a free, two-month trial if you sign up with the promo code STAYSAFE from now until March 31.

Plex TV

Plex has made its live TV feature free for all users until June 30. However, to take advantage of this deal, you must own an HD antenna and tuner. If you don’t have these items already, Plex has worked with its partners to offer them at a discount for a limited time. More advanced Plex TV functionality, like DVR capabilities, still require a Plex Pass subscription.

Showtime

Showtime has recently announced that it will be offering an extended 30-day trial period to all new subscribers who sign up before May 3rd.

Horror streaming service Shudder is also expanding its 7-day free trial to 30 days with promo code SHUTIN. Shudder offers access to plenty of horror films and series, including exclusive content, and a 24/7 television feed. After your trial is up, the service will cost $4.75 a month. 

Shudder

SHorror streaming service Shudder is also expanding its 7-day free trial to 30 days with promo code SHUTIN. Shudder offers access to plenty of horror films and series, including exclusive content, and a 24/7 television feed. After your trial is up, the service will cost $4.75 a month. 

Sling TV

For a limited time, live TV streaming service Sling TV is offering a selection of free content at watch.sling.com for those stuck inside during the COVID-19 outbreak. That includes ABC News Live, FOX News, and local FOX affiliates in 18 markets. Watch on the web or download the Sling TV app on a Roku, Amazon, or Android (no iOS for now). Then click “Browse as Guest” or “Try SLING Free” to begin watching.

Sundance Now

Sundance Now, the video streaming arm of Sundance TV, is now offering a 30-day free trial, up from the usual 7-day offering. Use the promo code SUNDANCENOW30 at sundancenow.com. The service costs $4.99 a month after the trial ends.

Urban Movie Channel

UMC is a dedicated streaming service for black television and film, offering stand-up specials from black comedians, classic programming, and original series. The service costs $4.99 a month ($49.99 for the year) but new subscribers can sign up for an extended 30-day free trial with promo code UMCFREE30

HBO is Free in April!

HBO has made dozens of TV shows, movies, and documentaries available for free for the month of April. Just visit HBONow.com or HBOGo.com, or use the HBO Now or HBO GO apps. You can watch original HBO shows like Barry, Silicon Valley, The Sopranos, True Blood, Veep, The Wire, and more—including this year’s Golden Globe winner for Best TV Drama Series, Succession. Original documentaries (like McMillion$) and some Warner Bros. theatrical releases have also been made available. No Game of Thrones, Westworld, or Big Little Lies but the full list is pretty good considering it’s free.

We’re hoping that this list of streaming services with extended trials is beneficial and helps keep the entertainment fresh and exciting for everyone at home!

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