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If you’re a fan of HBO content, then it’s probably worth looking into HBO Now, the video on demand service operated by the HBO network. Customers can gain access to HBO’s library of original shows, movies and more. It does not require an HBO television subscription, meaning that it targets cord cutters who use services such as Netflix and Hulu. It was launched in 2015 and currently has over five million paying subscribers. The service is available to those living in the US and certain US territories.
HBO Now is compatible with many devices. If you want to use your Smart TV, it’s easy to connect using an Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Fire TV Stick, Roku stick or Samsung Device. When it comes to video games consoles, this service has compatibility with the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. If you’re wanting to watch on the go, enjoy HBO Now with Android, iPad, iPhone and Fire tablets. Finally, the traditional method on desktop is available by simply navigating to the HBO Now website.
Movies and shows available on HBO Now
The Wire – Discover the narcotics scene in Baltimore from the perspective of both law enforcers and drug dealers, as well as users, in this drama series. Take a look at the government, schools, news media and bureaucracy too.
Game of Thrones – Watch George R.R.Martin’s bestselling book series A Song of Ice and Fire play out on the screen as two families engage in a brutal game for control of the Iron Throne, plus the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros.
The Leftovers – 140 million people disappear, and there is no clue as to where they have gone, or any trace of them left. Three years on, those living in Mapleton, NY, try to live out their lives despite the catastrophic loss.
The Young Pope – A media strategy put in place by the College of Cardinals sees Pius XIII elected as the first American Pope in history. His reign is unusual and contradictory, as he resists Vatican stewards and has no interest in making himself known to his people.
Deadwood – This American Western series aired on HBO between 2004 and 2006, and is set in Deadwood, South Dakota, during the 1870s. It explores life before and after the location’s annexation by the Dakota Territory, examining its development to a town from a camp.
Inception – Dom Cobb is a thief who has the ability to go into people’s dreams and steal their secrets. He is therefore popular when it comes to corporate espionage, but he’s also lost everything he loves. However, he gets a chance to redeem himself when he is offered the task of planting an idea into a person’s mind.
Crazy Rich Asians – Rachel Chu attends her boyfriend’s best friend’s wedding in Singapore, and discovers that her partner’s family is incredibly wealthy. What’s more, he’s considered to be one of the country’s most eligible bachelors, and Rachel now has to deal with jealous socialites, her boyfriend’s relatives and his disapproving mother.
The Bourne Identity – A man is discovered, almost dead, in the ocean near an Italian fishing boat. Once he has restored his health, it’s clear he remembers nothing about who he is or where he came from. However, he has many unusual talents in areas such as fighting, self-defense and language skills.
Deadpool 2 – Deadpool is a mercenary who encounters an angry teenage mutant called Russell who lives at an orphanage. Russell is targeted by a genetically enhanced soldier from the future called Cable, and Deadpool comes to the realisation he will need to help save Russell with the aid of Bedlam, Domino, Shatterstar and other powerful mutants.
The Hangover – Doug and his three friends travel to Vegas two days before his wedding so they can have a wild stag party. But when the friends wake up the next morning, they realise that they can’t remember anything – and Doug is missing.