HBO & Cinemax Join Amazon Channels Streaming Lineup for Prime Members

Posted Thu Dec 1, 2016 at 09:30 AM PST by
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Prime members can now subscribe to HBO and Cinemax directly through Amazon.

Amazon has announced the addition of HBO and Cinemax streaming subscription plans to its Amazon Channels lineup. As part of the launch, Prime members can now sign up for a monthly HBO subscription for $15 per month. Likewise, users can also subscribe to a monthly Cinemax plan for $10 per month.

"HBO has produced some of the most groundbreaking, beloved and award-winning shows in television history. Their selection of blockbuster movies is unsurpassed, including hits like Batman vs. Superman, The Revenant, and Deadpool. And, our customers have been asking when all that wonderful content will be available on Amazon Channels," said Michael Paull, Vice President, Digital Video, Amazon. "Prime members can now watch the latest episodes of the critically-acclaimed Westworld and Game of Thrones without the need for a cable subscription. We're thrilled to work with HBO to bring their cutting-edge content to Amazon Prime members with Amazon Channels."

With HBO and Cinemax through Amazon Channels, users get full streaming access to each network's lineup of series, original films, miniseries, sports, documentaries, specials, and blockbuster movies whenever they want without a traditional cable or satellite subscription. HBO highlights include all episodes of the newest and most popular shows like 'Westworld,' 'Divorce,' 'Insecure,' 'Ballers,' and 'Game of Thrones,' along with hit movies like 'Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice,' 'The Revenant,' 'Deadpool,' 'Joy,' 'The Martian,' 'Ride Along 2,' 'Sisters,' 'Straight Outta Compton,' and more. 

"For years now, Amazon has demonstrated an incomparable capability for bringing customers exactly what they want, in all the ways they want it," said Sofia Chang, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Digital Distribution and Home EntertainmentHBO. "We have a very successful partnership with this great company that continues to evolve. We share the goal of providing Amazon customers more ways to access all of the high-quality HBO and Cinemax programming they’ve been asking for."

Amazon Prime members can sign up for HBO and Cinemax through Amazon Channels now. And beyond HBO and Cinemax, the service offers a growing collection of over 80 premium and specialty channels to choose from. A current Amazon Prime subscription costs $99 per year or $11 per month. Likewise, Prime Video is available as a standalone service for $9 per month.

Source: Amazon  

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