All HBO Subscriptions Through Amazon Prime Video Now Canceled - How to Keep Watching
If you’re one of the 5 million people who subscribed to HBO through Amazon Prime Video, your subscription just went dark.
In a Bloomberg interview last month, HBO Max chief Andy Forssell said HBO was willing to lose subscribers in the short-term if it meant cutting out the middleman.
If you’d like to continue watching HBO content, your best bet is to sign up for an HBO Max account. And now, you can get the service at a 50% discount for the next six months.
Why didn’t WarnerMedia break free from Amazon entirely when they launched HBO Max? You may remember that when HBO Max debuted, it wasn’t available on Amazon’s Fire TV devices. After a six-month stalemate, WarnerMedia extended their Amazon Web Services (AWS) contract in order to get HBO Max on Fire TV. As part of all these negotiations, HBO kept its legacy content available as a Prime Video channel, although you needed to log into HBO Max to see any of those service’s exclusives.
After the stalemate ended, the HBO app on Fire TV and Fire tablets automatically became the HBO Max app.
This process of HBO Max emancipation has taken longer than you might expect. As recently as 2020, Prime Video subscribers had free access to older HBO shows. That meant that even if you didn’t subscribe to HBO, you could watch episodes of “The Sopranos,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Veep,” “Sex and the City,” and “The Wire.” In May of that year, those episodes disappeared.
Amazon Prime Video also provided a brief loophole, since you could use it to get a free trial of HBO Max, even after HBO Max killed off that offer for new subscribers directly through their platform in December.
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HBO Max has an impressive library of titles and it is The Streamable’s pick for Best Documentaries, Best Comedy Movies, Best Action Movies, and Best for Families.
HBO Max is a subscription video streaming service that gives access to the full HBO library, along with exclusive Max Originals. Subscribers will have access to hit HBO series like “The Last of Us,” “House of the Dragon,” “Succession,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and more.
HBO Max has two tiers, an ad-supported plan for $9.99 and ad-free plan for $15.99. HBO Max without ads also includes features like the ability to download offline and 4K streaming.
All HBO Max subscribers will get the full libraries of shows like “Friends”, “The Big Bang Theory”, “South Park”, “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, “The West Wing”, and more.
You can choose to add HBO Max as a subscription through Amazon Prime Video.