Start your Amazon Prime TV binge with these 5 extraordinary HBO shows

It’s time to cancel your cable subscription. The best TV shows, movies, and documentaries have landed on Amazon Prime thanks to a deal with HBO that unleashes the networks’ exceptional collection of content to the Internet for the first time ever.

Starting today Amazon Prime users can catch up on entire seasons of HBO’s top shows by streaming them to your Mac, iPhone, or iPad at absolutely no extra cost. It’s an unprecedented treasure trove of greatness that required an HBO GO subscription to access until today when it was finally set free for the first time ever.

HBO has been reluctant to embrace a paid-streaming model that would cut its ties to lucrative cable subscriptions, but the move is a sign that a top-down approach could be on the way as HBO adds its GO app to Amazon Fire TV and other services.

The entire HBO lineup isn’t available quite yet, but the company says shows like Veep and The Newsroom will be added once they pass their third seasons, making them available for the low-cost of a $79 annual Amazon Prime subscription.

Here are five shows you should start binging on today.

  • Betty Daren

    There are many positives attached with Hbo Go and it also brings some amazing seasons this summer like Game of thrones, family tree. But as we all know that Netflix represents Geo-restricted content. So, don’t let Geo-restrictions get in our way. If we setup VPN we can Watch these amazing seasons even from outside USA. here you find the list of top VPNs for HBO that allow you to access your amazing seasons on HBO http://www.vpnranks.com/how-to-watch-hbo-outside-us/

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  • Charles Ramsay

    Amazon Prime is now $99. Still a good value.

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