The New Best Reason to Sign up for Amazon Prime: HBO Shows!

by Christa Avampato on 28 April 2014 2 comments

Amazon Prime and HBO are now bosom buddies, and that means even greater benefits for Prime members. Starting May 21st, all Amazon Prime members will have access to free unlimited streaming of a wide variety of HBO shows, movies, and series. Get excited! (See also: Cut Cable Without Cutting Your Shows)

Included Shows, Movies, and Series

Beloved and award winning series:

  • The Sopranos
  • Six Feet Under
  • The Wire
  • Big Love
  • Deadwood
  • Oz
  • Eastbound & Down
  • Family Tree
  • Enlightened
  • Flight of the Conchords

Early seasons of current shows:

  • Treme
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • True Blood

Epic mini-series:

  • Band of Brothers
  • Angels in America
  • The Pacific
  • Parade’s End
  • John Adams

Hit original movies:

  • You Don’t Know Jack
  • Too Big to Fail
  • Game Change

Powerful documentaries:

  • Autopsy
  • Iceman
  • Ghosts of Abu Ghraib
  • When the Levees Broke

Exclusive comedy programs:

  • Lewis Black
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Louis CK
  • Bill Maher

What about shows like Girls, The Newsroom, and Veep, you ask? They will be available about three years after they air, as will current seasons of all the other shows mentioned above.

Credit Cards That Offer Amazon Prime Benefits

American Express' Blue Cash Preferred and Blue Cash Everyday cards offer one year of free Amazon Prime if you use the card to buy a new membership and fulfill the minimum spending requirements.

More Prime Benefits

Access to these great shows is just one of the many valuable benefits that make Amazon Prime a great value. With Prime membership, you get free two-day shipping, free books through Kindle Lending Library and Kindle First, Music Streaming, as well as unlimited streaming of over 40,000 movies and shows through Amazon Instant Video. (See Also: How to Get Amazon Prime for Cheap)

Mark May 21 on your calendar for the beginning of a HBO binge-fest.

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Elle

Six Feet Under and Oz are $1.99 an episode, even with Prime. :(

Christa Avampato's picture

Thanks for letting us know, Elle. That info goes against the info in their press release so we'll reach out and check on that.