Comcast: Showtime and Cinemax Free for 24 months YMMV
Note: I received this promotion even though I'm already receiving a current promotion for HBO at 9.99/month for 12/months.
Valued Customer, we appreciate you choosing XFINITY®. To make sure you always enjoy the best in entertainment, we periodically review your account.
We are pleased to inform you that you can enjoy SHOWTIME® for 2 full years at no charge. At this time, you're eligible to add SHOWTIME® to your current premium channel at no additional charge for 24 months. This includes all of the movies and original series like Dexter On Demand—on your TV, online and now on your iPadTM. After the 24-month period, you'll be billed an affordable low rate for each of the two premium channels.
Limited-time offer – add SHOWTIME® today
This opportunity to receive SHOWTIME® for 24 months at no additional charge is available for a limited time to valued XFINITY customers.
Take advantage of this special, limited-time offer today. If you have questions, or if there is anything else we can help you with, contact us 24/7.
Will post link here. Having some issues with it right now. Don't want people going into my account.
user ME has entered room
ME> Order Information
analyst Ignacio has entered room
Ignacio> Hello ME_, Thank you for contacting Comcast Live Chat Support. My name is Ignacio. Please give me one moment to review your information.
Ignacio> Welcome to Sales Department, where we are excited to introduce New Triple Play packages. We appreciate the time you are taking to contact us, my name is Ignacio, I will be assisting you from here on out. Before anything else, I would like to ask, how is your day so far?
ME_> it's fine. i'm not calling for triple play. i was offered premium channels free for 24 months. i'm just trying to redeem that.
Ignacio> Sure I can help you with that ME
Ignacio> May I have your Comcast account number please ?
Ignacio> Please give me 2 minutes to access your account ME
Ignacio> To make sure that I am looking at the right account, can I have the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number for verification, please?
Ignacio> Thank you ME
Ignacio> I am searching the promotions at your area
ME_> not sure why you have to search. i was sent the email from comcast. i click on the link, I added the promotions to my cart and the next step was it sent me to you
Ignacio> ME we need to search the promotion here in the system in order to add it on your account
ME_> ok, I guess I don't understand why had to do the other steps then
Ignacio> I really appreciate your patience ME
Ignacio> I am working as fast I can
Ignacio> ME I can see here and you would like to get Cinemax and Showtime
Ignacio>Am I correct?
Ignacio>I already added the Cinemax package
Ignacio>ME I am happy to have completed your order set up and I truly appreciate your patience and full cooperation.
Ignacio> This is your order confirmation number **
Ignacio> Well, I hope I have helped you with all of your requests today. Would there be any last question or concern I could address before we end this session?
ME_> so both showtime and cinemax are added?
Ignacio> Yes ME
Ignacio> Both Showtime and Cinemax are already added
ME_> ok thank
So now I'm going to try and add Strarz too.
Great offer but NOT AVAILABLE in NEW ENGLAND
Atlanta, GA - worked for Showtime only for 24 months, did not have existing premium channel but when bill came it had HBO + Showtime for $15.99 for 24 months
Chicago, IL - did not work. "promotion applies only when paying for another premium channel"
Houston, TX. - got Showtime, Cinemax, & Starz free for 24 months with a one-time $5 setup fee. Already active on the TV. No prior premium channels.
Palatine, IL (Chicago suburb) Got all 3 for $1.99 setup fee. Have no paid channel currently, just the digital starter package.
Palatine, IL - Shot down twice; and now all CSRs are asking people to call 1 (877) 424-2024
Naperville, IL - No go on the promo, but got Showtime free for 3 months, for being "our valued customer." No prior premium channels
Eugene, OR - Showtime and Cinemax added (separately by different CS reps, as the first would only let me add one). My package had the HBO/Starz as part of a bundle, but after a few tries I got a CS Rep that would give me the promotion, as the first couple said I had to have a premium channel at a normal rate. Keep trying!
Beaverton, OR - All 3 channels free for 2 years (no prior premium channels, no setup fee)
Detroit, MI - Worked got all 3 but had to add HBO. Already had HBO and got 24-months of Cinemax and Showtime for a 1-time $1.99 charge
San Francisco, CA - showtime/cinemax/starz offered for 3 months free, however was able to get HBO 12 months free.
San Francisco, CA (94115) - All 3 free for 2 years (no prior premium channels, $1.99 setup fee) via Live Chat.
San Francisco, CA (94132) - All 3 free for 2 years, (was on HBO promotion, No setup fee) via live chat (from link)
San Jose, CA - showtime/starz for free at 24 months
Palo Alto, CA - denied deal via chat and phone b/c wasn't paying for any premium channels currently (had free HBO).
Fresno, CA- Denied via Chat. Currently on free HBO with a triple play package. UPDATE 2nd try via chat i got Starz for free 24 months.
Colorado Springs, CO- Showtime/Cinemax/Starz free for 24 months. (Already had HBO at regular rate...luckily, it had just reverted back from a promo and I forgot to call and get a newer rate )
Elkton, MD - 21921 - Starz was expired, Rep Substituted with 12 months free HBO... In the end I got 12 months free HBO, Cinemax, and Showtime...
Jacksonville, FL - 32246 - All 3 free for 24 months.
Sebring, FL - Got Cinemax free for 24 months! (1 time processing fee of $5 on next bill)
Philadelphia 19129 - Got all three for free for 12 months with a one time $1.99 processing fee.
Coatesville, PA 19320 - did not work. "promotion applies only when paying for another premium channel"
Lancaster, PA 17601 - also did not work. "promotion applies only when paying for another premium channel". I pointed out that I have Starz but they said that doesn't count since it was built into my current Triple Play plan
Vallejo, CA 94590 - Got asked to call 877 424 2024 to be able to add Showtime for 24 months free.
Sharon, MA 02067 - 4 chats - only offer was showtime and cinemax for 3 months and then $10.00 per month after that (I do already get free Starz)
Minneapolis, MN 55408 - used the link, got SHOW added for 24 months free. - no prior premium channels via live chat
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 - used link received all three free for 24 months no fee.
Huntsville, AL 35802 - got all 3 for 24 months on 2nd Chat with April, and already had HBO promotional rate of $9.99/month.
Las Cruces, NM 88001 - Added Showtime to my Comcast Tripleplay for 24 months with no setup fees...awesome!! NOTE: I called and they said I had to completed the order via the chat option...worked like a champ!!
Lancaster PA 17603 - got Showtime for 24 months and Starz for 3 months, already had HBO for promo rate of $4.99/mo
Charlottesville VA - 22901 - got Showtime for 6 months free, already had HBO for promo rate of $4.99/mo
Elizabethtown PA 17022 - originally called and they told me I was elegible but had to call in - Rep on phone wouldnt do it since I wasnt paying for any premium channels at regular price. Got on chat again and they gave me all 3 for 24 months with adding HBO for $20. I plan to cancel the HBO after a couple days. Should work fine
Burlington WA 98233 - Showtime for 24 months and Starz and Cinemax for 6 months, all free. Had no other premium channels.
Burlington NJ 08016 - showtime, starz and skinemax free 24 months for changing to 21.99/m for HBO, then took off charge for one HD-DVR $15/m!!!!
Bothell WA 98021 - Turn down 4 times through Chat, but got HBO extended to 24 months free. Called 1-877-424-2024 and got Showtime, Cinemax, Starz free for 24 months . Had no other paid premium channels.
Redmond WA 98052 - Got a choice of one (Showtime) free for 24 months. No Existing Premium Channels.
Memphis, TN 38112 - After 3 chats, got Cinemax and Showtime for 24 months free. Already had HBO bundled. Getting these new channels on my TV now but my Comcast account showing promo will expire Nov 2011 (so just 3 months). Chatted again and they said they couldn't change it.
Nashville, TN 37205 - Deal Didn't worked (need a premium channel in regular rate). However - got Showtime for 6 months for FREE after asking for other promotions.
Minneapolis, MN 55414 - No previous premium channels. On 5th try, 24 months of Showtime added free (thanks Marvin)
Muskegon MI 49441 - promo terms at link specifically said they expired 7-31 and had to be a full price subscriber to at least one premium channel. Tried anyway but no way to get it in chat or on phone. Did get a couple premium channels free for 3 months. Also got a FREE HD DVR: http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?