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HBO to begin streaming 500 hours of free programming

Michael Quigley, Kevin Reilly, Sarah Aubrey
Posted at 9:04 PM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 00:05:22-04

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — HBO announced in a goodwill gesture as people look for a diversion during the COVID-19 pandemic it is unlocking almost 500 hours of programming available to stream for free.

The programming will be available to stream for free for a limited time on HBO Now and HBO Go services without a subscription, starting Friday.

The list of free programming includes every episode of nine HBO series and 20 Warner Bros. movies in HBO’s current catalog.
Notably, however, HBO megahit “Game of Thrones” is absent from the free-streaming fiesta.

All of the programming will be available to stream without a subscription starting April 3 by downloading the HBO Now or HBO Go apps. The content will also be made available for free via participating distribution partners’ platforms in the next several days, according to HBO.

HBO content available to stream without a subscription includes:
Full Series
1. Ballers (5 Seasons)
2. Barry (2 Seasons)
3. Silicon Valley (6 Seasons)
4. Six Feet Under (5 Seasons)
5. The Sopranos (7 Seasons)
6. Succession (2 Seasons)
7. True Blood (7 Seasons
8. Veep (7 Seasons)
9. The Wire (5 Seasons)

Warner Bros. Movies
1. Arthur
2. Arthur 2: On the Rocks
3. Blinded By the Light
4. The Bridges of Madison County
5. Crazy, Stupid, Love
6. Empire of the Sun
7. Forget Paris
8. Happy Feet Two
9. Isn’t It Romantic?
10. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
11. Midnight Special
12. My Dog Skip
13. Nancy Drew And The Hidden Staircase
14. Pan
15. Pokémon Detective Pikachu
16. Red Riding Hood
17. Smallfoot
18. Storks
19. Sucker Punch
20. Unknown

Docuseries and Documentaries
1. The Apollo
2. The Case Against Adnan Syed
3. Elvis Presley: The Searcher
4. I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter
5. The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
6. Jane Fonda in Five Acts
7. McMillion$
8. True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality
9. United Skates
10. We Are the Dream: The Kids of the MLK Oakland Oratorical Fest