HBO Is Offering Free Programming to Encourage Viewers to Stay Home During the Coronavirus Crisis

HBO Is Offering Free Programming to Encourage Viewers to Stay Home During the Coronavirus Crisis

If we have to stay at home, give us the opportunity to enjoy it! HBO has done just that!

Since a lot of people are confined to their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic, HBO is offering dozens of free series, documentaries, and Warner Bros. movies on HBO NOW & HBO GO. The streaming service is allowing viewers to view content at no price!

HBO has made almost 500 hours of programming available to stream for free for a limited time on the two services without a subscription starting Friday, April 3. The list of free programming includes every episode of nine iconic series such as The Sopranos, Veep, Six Feet Under, and The Wire; major Warner Bros. blockbusters from the network’s current catalog like Pokémon Detective Pikachu, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, and Crazy, Stupid, Love; and 10 riveting documentaries and docu-series including McMillion$ and The Case Against Adnan Syed.

If you don’t currently have access to HBO, you can download the HBO NOW or HBO GO apps or visit or The content will also be made available for free via participating distribution partners’ platforms in the coming days. This is the first time HBO has made this volume of programming available outside of the paywall.

Content available to stream without a subscription includes:

9 Full 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)

10 Docuseries and Documentaries

  • 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
  • McMillion$
  • True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality
  • United Skates
  • We Are the Dream: The Kids of the MLK Oakland Oratorical Fest


20 Warner Bros. Theatricals

  • Arthur
  • Arthur 2: On the Rocks
  • Blinded By the Light
  • The Bridges of Madison County
  • Crazy, Stupid, Love
  • Empire of the Sun
  • Forget Paris
  • Happy Feet Two
  • Isn’t It Romantic?
  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
  • Midnight Special
  • My Dog Skip
  • Nancy Drew And The Hidden Staircase
  • Pan
  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu
  • Red Riding Hood
  • Smallfoot
  • Storks
  • Sucker Punch
  • Unknown