More free trials now available including SHOWTIME® and Disney

Enjoy a free trial of SHOWTIME®, The Movie Channel, and Flix from now until April 19, compliments of SHOWTIME® and TDS.

Watch the final season of Homeland, plus other critically-acclaimed original series like Billions™ and Shameless. Catch hit movies like The Upside and Second Act, groundbreaking documentaries and so much more!

SHOWTIME® is premium entertainment featuring critically-acclaimed original series and limited series, groundbreaking documentaries and docu-series, hit Hollywood movies, and hilarious comedy specials, all without commercial interruption.

With everyone spending more time at home, TDS has been working with our programmers to get our  TV customers  some free previews!  If you don’t already have these channels listed below as part of your TDS programming package, you do now—but only for a limited time. Enjoy!

Learn more about these channels below. Enjoy and keep safe!!

From now until April 30, enjoy these free previews:

Disney XD — Programming aimed for children ages 6–15 and programming includes television series, made-for-TV films from Disney Channel, theatrically-released films, and acquired programs from other distributors, including Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon and Beyblade Burst, along with a primetime block of programming involving competitive gaming.

Disney Jr. – Programming is for preschool children.

FXM – FX Movie Channel’s programming consists largely of movies, primarily those from the 20th Century Studios, Twentieth Century Pictures, and Fox Film Corporation library.  It’s a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Television.

Nat Geo Wild –The channel primarily focuses on wildlife and natural history non-fiction programming.

The Movie Channel is your one-stop, commercial-free movie destination. From outrageous comedies and heart-stopping dramas to the most explosive action hits, The Movie Channel has ’em all.

Flix — Cool Classics: The programming consists of theatrically released feature filmsrom the 1970s to the present day, interspersed with some films from the 1950s and 1960s.

Outdoor Channel — Dedicated to the outdoor lifestyle and conservation, the Outdoor Channel offers a wide range of great shows from hunting, fishing, shooting, and adventure entertainment.

Sportsman Channel— If you love hunting, fishing, and outdoor adventure, the Sportsman Channel has nearly 200 shows to choose from.

The World Fishing Network covers fishing tips, lures and baits to attract your favorite fish, fishing hotspots, tasty recipes, species finder and more—including programming for any outdoor enthusiast. The network covers every aspect of angling and sport fishing news, gear reviews and shows about fishing in all parts of the world.  You’ll find more than 125 shows on this network.

Game Show Network broadcasts a variety of game shows including America Says, Common Knowledge, Catch 21, Family Feud, Get a Club, Cash Cab and a variety of classic game shows.

Please enjoy free previews of the following channels until May 13.

The Hallmark Channel is the country’s leading destination for family entertainment, In addition to its signature new original movies, the Hallmark Channel features new primetime series, such as “Good Witch,” and “Chesapeake Shores.”; annual specials including “Kitten Bowl,” and “American Rescue Dog Show”; and a daily, two-hour lifestyle show, “Home & Family.”

Other Hallmark Channels to enjoy now: Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Drama.

Cooking Channel: Watch fun shows featuring top global chefs sharing their best recipes and cooking tips.

Travel Channel: Forget leaving the house, travel virtually by watching Ghost Hunters, Destination Fear, Mountain Monsters, Expedition Bigfoot and more

DIY Network: Do it yourself programming and inspiration with shows like Bargain Mansions, Barnwood Builders, First Time Flippers, and Maine Cabin Masters

American Heroes: Learn about history, war, the military, and what history forgot

Science Channel: Explore the Earth and yes, science on this channel that tells you how the universe works, how things are made, and explains mysterious places

Great American Country (GAC): All things Americana! Listen to great country music and also get shabby chic decorating tips, recipes, and more

Destination America: Watch Pool Kings, get fishing tips from Scott Martin, learn how to buy Hawaii (or the Rockies!)—there’s something for everyone on this channel

Discovery Family: Shows the whole family can watch together! Dogs 101, What Not To Wear, My Little Ponies—you’ll find a great variety

Discovery Life: Real-life programming including Untold Stories of the ER, We are the Joneses, Body Bizarre, and Hoarding: Buried Alive

OWN: It’s Oprah’s network! From scripted series to Dr. Phil and Oprah herself, there’s something for everyone

Discovery en Espanol

Discovery Familia

NBCUniversal channels bring you a wide-range of programming now until April  20.

Oxygen: lots of true crime shows including Chicago P.D., Criminal Confessions, and Snapped

Universal Kids: for kids, by kids! Perfect for kids age 2-12, you’ll find animated and unscripted shows kids love


CNBC: business news in real-time financial market coverage

MSNBC: global and national news

CNN gives you the latest and breaking news today for the U.S., the world, weather, entertainment, politics, and health. Now until April 17.

FOX News delivers the latest current news from the U.S., the world, entertainment, and health. Now until April 18.

AXS TVis a leading music, entertainment and lifestyle channel including live concerts and sports events. Enjoy this free preview until April 30.

HDNetbrings you an amazing variety of movies from iconic classics and award winners to memorable gems spanning from 1950s to 2010s. Now until April 30.

NickJr will make your preschool-age kids really happy with popular (and educational) shows like the new Blues Clues, Peppa Pig, PAW Patrol, Team Umizoomi, and Bubble Guppies.

And did you see our post about the free SHOWTIME preview??

Please check your channel guide for channel locations.

SHOWTIME® and related marks are trademarks of Showtime Networks Inc., a ViacomCBS Company.

SHOWTIME® and related marks are trademarks of Showtime Networks Inc., a ViacomCBS Company. Individual programs, devices and marks are the property of their respective owners. All Rights Reserved.

Some of the channels are not available in Socorro, New Mexico. 

2 Responses to More free trials now available including SHOWTIME® and Disney

  1. Patricia kemp April 1, 2020 at 8:49 pm #

    This is all great as long as I will not be charged. I cannot afford any extra charges

    • Cheryl McCollum April 1, 2020 at 9:10 pm #

      Yes, they are all free trials. The channels will no longer be visible when the free trial ends. There are no charges. Enjoy! Cheryl

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