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shomi Launches May 3 on Xbox One

 – Starting next week, Canadians can watch fan favourites, hidden gems, and critically acclaimed series and movies on shomi on Xbox One –

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TORONTO, April 28, 2016 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, May 3, shomi members can start thinking "inside the box" when shomi launches on Xbox One. Starting next week, shomi members can use the Xbox Live network on Xbox One to watch all the shows and movies they love, kids and family content, and shomi Collections. Xbox One owners will also be able to stream exclusive and buzz-worthy series, like Mr. Robot, Mad Dogs, SuperMansion, and Catastrophe, along with day-and-date releases of hit series Empire, Jane the Virgin, Fresh Off the Boat, iZOMBIE, and The Originals. The shomi app on Xbox One gives members the full shomi experience, in HD quality, with great new content added weekly.

"We've heard from many shomi members and Xbox One users that this launch is something they've been waiting for. We're thrilled to have shomi available on this popular platform," said Ann Tebo, Senior Director, Customer Experience & Insights, shomi. "We continue to work tirelessly to make shomi available everywhere our members are looking for great entertainment." 

How does it work? First, as a shomi member secure your activation code through the shomi app on Xbox One after downloading the app from the Xbox store on your console. Then head to, select Xbox One, and log in. Once you enter your activation code you'll be ready to start streaming on your Xbox One. Members can access all that shomi has to offer, including the full functionality of the shomi online experience such as adding titles to your shomi Later list, enjoying curated shomi Collections for all ages, creating up to six profiles per account, and easily resuming from where you left off. Just log on and start the binge!

Other shows streaming exclusively on shomi include complete seasons of favourites like Sons of Anarchy, Vikings, and Justified; prior seasons of comedies, such as It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Parks and Recreation, 2 Broke Girls, and Modern Family; and iconic hits, including One Tree Hill, The Office, and M*A*S*H. Members will also discover great movies, hand-picked shomi Collections, plus kids and family favourites to enjoy together. Canadians can visit to learn more about the streaming service, to subscribe and to start their 30-day free trial.

shomi is available to all Canadians! Entertainment lovers can enjoy shomi online, on select tablets, mobile devices, set-top boxes (on Rogers Channel 300 or through the Shaw On Demand menu), Xbox 360, Apple TV, Chromecast, PS4 and now on Xbox One.

About shomi
is the Canadian streaming service that brings premier TV and movies direct to your screen. With new content added weekly, there is something for every entertainment lover – hit TV shows available only on shomi, must-see movies, and hand-picked shomi Collections, plus fun kids and family content. Curated by people who love popcorn and magic, shomi combines the passion and knowledge of our entertainment experts with the power of technology to offer recommendations and shomi Collections that help our members always find something good to watch. We are made in Canada. Shomi Partnership is a joint venture owned equally by Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications. Want more information? Visit or

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