This weekend, SHOWTIME will be available in a record 54.4 million households for an ALL ACCESS Free Preview Weekend on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME HD and SHOWTIME On Demand. From Thursday, March 25 through Sunday, March 28, viewers across the country will have the opportunity to sample the premium network’s award-winning programming via linear service, On Demand and in HD, including the second season premiere episodes of the SHOWTIME original series “Nurse Jackie” and “United States of Tara,” two live events from SHOWTIME Sports, and the hit movies “Twilight,” “Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys,” “The Reader” and the premium television premiere of “Saw V.”
On Demand, viewers can catch up on “All Things Tudors,” when SHOWTIME offers all three seasons of its critically acclaimed series “The Tudors,” in time for the season four premiere on Sunday, April 11th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Free Preview Weekend viewers will also have access to the first seasons of “Nurse Jackie” and “United States Of Tara,” season four of “Dexter,” season five of ” Weeds,” and the third seasons of “Californication,” “Secret Diary of A Call Girl,” and “Tracey Ullman’s State Of The Union,” available on SHOWTIME On Demand.
Devoted “Twilight” fans can re-watch the movie that started it all throughout the weekend on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME HD and SHOWTIME On Demand, and can sample the network’s exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of the original film.
On Friday, March 26, hard-hitting mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight Lavar Johnson completes his remarkable comeback from a near-fatal shooting when he faces undefeated Lolohea Mahe in the main event of the STRIKEFORCE Challengers telecast featuring five live fights beginning at 11:45 p.m. ET/delayed PT.
On Saturday, March 27, SHOWTIME will air the premium television premiere of “Saw V,” immediately followed by The Super Six World Boxing Classic live sports offering. The Group Stage 2 showdown between tournament point leader “King” Arthur Abraham and Andre “The Matrix” Dirrell airs live at 10:30 p.m. ET/delayed PT.