HBO to stream 500 hours of free TV, including Succession, The Sopranos and The Wire

The US television network is trying to help people keep entertained as they stay at home

Annie Lord
Friday 03 April 2020 12:03 BST
Lady Gaga's cameo in The Sopranos

From today, HBO is offering free streaming of The Sopranos, The Wire, Succession and other classic shows, with no subscription required.

The limited time offer will be available on HBO Now and HBO Go apps, in addition to those platforms’ respective websites.

HBO says the free-programming will constitute nearly 500 hours of TV.

The US television network’s aim is to help customers keep entertained while they spend more and more time indoors as a result of the coronavirus epidemic.

The full list of HBO series that can be streamed without a subscription are:



Silicon Valley

Six Feet Under

The Sopranos


True Blood,


The Wire.

HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones is noticeably absent from the free-streaming list, as are recent hits including Westworld, Big Little Lies, Euphoria and Chernobyl.

The HBO docuseries and documentaries that will be available for free streaming are:

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


True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality

United Skates

We Are the Dream: The Kids of the MLK Oakland Oratorical Fest

Also streaming for free are 20 Warner Bros movies in HBO’s current catalogue:


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


Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Red Riding Hood



Sucker Punch


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