HBO has announced that it will be making over 500 hours of its original programming available to stream for free to help “provide some entertainment relief for those doing their part to keep everyone safe and healthy in this time of social isolation.”
Starting Friday, April 3 for a “limited time” (the specific length of the free screening period hasn’t been announced) you’ll be able to stream some of the most iconic HBO series – like The Sopranos, Succession, Six Feet Under, The Wire, and Barry – on the HBO Go and HBO Now apps and websites for free, without a subscription. Additionally, HBO is making available a handful of films like Detective Pikachu, The Lego Movie 2, Crazy. Stupid, Love, and more.
Below is a selection of the content coming to HBO Go and HBO Now for free, including nine full series and ten documentary series:
- Ballers (5 Seasons)
- Barry (2 Seasons)
- Silicon Valley (6 Seasons)
- Six Feet Under (5 Seasons)
- The Sopranos (7 Seasons)
- Succession (2 Seasons)
- True Blood (7 Seasons
- Veep (7 Seasons)
- The Wire (5 Seasons)
- The Apollo
- The Case Against Adnan Syed
- Elvis Presley: The Searcher
- I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter
- The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
- Jane Fonda in Five Acts
- True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality
- United Skates
- We Are the Dream: The Kids of the MLK Oakland Oratorical Fest
If you’ve ever wanted to catch up on classic HBO shows like The Wire or The Sopranos, or more recent offerings like Barry and Succession, now would be a good time.
If you want to take a break from streaming shows and movies, be sure to check out our list of the best games to play while you’re stuck at home. And here are some easy ways to stay safe and help prevent the spread of COVID–19.
Andrew Smith is a freelance contributor with IGN. Follow him on Twitter @_andrewtsmith.