CBS launches “All Access” digital subscription service

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – CBS is making a bold move in the digital video space.

On Thursday, the network announced the launch of CBS All Access, a new digital subscription service offering video on demand and live streaming.

CBS All Access will cost you $5.99 a month and you can try it out through and with mobile devices using the CBS App for iOS and Android.

The subscription service will give viewers greater freedom to watch CBS content when and where they want. It’s also timely in that more people are “cutting the cord” of cable service and opting for streaming services like Hulu or Amazon.

Fans of hit CBS primetime series will no longer have to worry about waiting to view a missed episode. CBS All Access will make current primetime series will be available the day after they air. Past seasons of eight major current series can also be streamed, including “The Good Wife” and “Blue Bloods.”

More than 5,000 episodes of CBS Classics will also be available – from “Star Trek” and “Twin Peaks” to “CSI: Miami.”

There are additional perks as well…

Fans of “Big Brother” won’t have to pay extra to stream 24/7 live feeds of the show.

The CBS announcement comes on the heels of a big announcement from HBO Wednesday. The entertainment provider revealed that it would make its popular streaming video service HBO Go available as a stand-alone product, instead of having to purchase access through cable.

To read more about CBS All Access, click here.

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