Amazon Prime subscribers in the US will get the chance to watch their favorite TV series like “Game of Thrones” and “Westworld” online by paying an extra US$15 (AU$13) per month. Members will also get the opportunity of viewing the past and present episodes of other TV shows of HBO. Cinemax movies will also be available on the channels of Amazon.
Members of Amazon Prime can select seven and more videos and add them to their subscription. A few of the other partners include Showtime, Comedy Central’s Stand-Up Plus and Starz. As specifically for HBO, viewers get a chance to see TV series and specials online that aired on HBO in the past three years.
According to HBO’s vice president and general manager of worldwide digital distribution and home entertainment, Sofia Chang, “Amazon has demonstrated an incomparable capability for bringing customers exactly what they want.” She further stressed “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," reports CNET.
Amazon Prime subscribers also get a chance to enjoy a free trial period of 30 days. Not only movies but also documentaries like “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” and “Jim: The James Foley Story” will also be available. Viewers will get sufficient online streaming access for movies like “The Revenant,” “Deadpool” and TV series like “Game of Thrones,” “Westworld” and “Divorce.”