Late final week, WarnerMedia introduced that it was making dozens of its hit HBO shows, in addition to movies and extra, available to stream for free beginning on April 3. The content material is being made available with no subscription so that individuals staying residence in quarantine can take a look at the service with out signing up — and, doubtlessly, get hooked on a sequence that compels them to subscribe after the free interval ends.
As of Friday, anybody can now hop on the HBO NOW and HBO GO apps and stream a spread of free HBO programming, together with hit shows like Veep, The Sopranos, The Wire, and extra. The corporate can be making some movies from its present lineup free to watch, together with some current choices like The LEGO Film 2 and Pokemon Detective Pikachu.
Becoming a member of these TV shows and movies are a complete of 10 HBO docu-series and documentaries like The Case In opposition to Adnan Syed. You’ll have the opportunity to entry this content material for free till the top of April, after which level you’ll need a subscription so as to proceed watching. The general lineup quantities to round 500 hours of programming.
Assuming you go for the HBO NOW streaming service choice, you’ll pay $14.99/month for entry for those who determine to persist with the service after the free interval ends. WarnerMedia says that its distribution companions might be making the free content material available to their prospects ‘in coming days’ via their very own platforms, as nicely.
WarnerMedia isn’t the primary video firm to provide free content material to the quarantined public. Late final month, OTT tv firm Sling TV introduced a brief new free tier that features a choice of stay and on-demand programming, enabling anybody who doesn’t already subscribe to the service to take a look at the content material.