HBO to stream 500 hours of programming for free, including The Sopranos, Veep
You can watch several movies and shows without a subscription for a limited time, starting April 3.
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Content will be available to stream without an
subscription by downloading the HBO Now or HBO Go apps, or by going to hbonow.com or hbogo.com. Programming will also be available "via participating distribution partners' platforms in the coming days," HBO says, which includes Apple, AT&T, Comcast,
, Roku and Verizon.
"This is the first time HBO has made this volume of programming available outside of the paywall on HBO Now & HBO Go," the company said in a statement.