There’s a new way to watch premium cable networks: Amazon Channels. Exclusively for Amazon Prime members, Channels allows subscribers to add networks like HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, and Starz to their accounts in an a la carte fashion. This is great news for cord cutters or those who’ve canceled their cable or satellite subscriptions in order to watch premium networks and other streaming TV services like Netflix and Hulu.
There are many ways to get an a la carte subscription to premium networks, but the price for each Amazon Channel is affordable, making it an attractive option. Amazon Prime members who want to watch all of their favorite programming through one application will find Amazon Channels convenient. Premium networks like HBO and Showtime are renowned for their high-quality programming, and those who want to watch top series like Westworld, Game of Thrones, The Affair, Ray Donovan, Banshee, or movies can now do so easily and effortlessly. Amazon announced the addition of HBO and Cinemax to their lineup of TV Channels in a press release.
Those who want to access Amazon Channels will need a Prime membership. They cost $99 per year and allow members access to early shopping sales and deals, free two-day shipping on qualifying items, access to Amazon Prime videos, free streaming music, access to Prime Photos, Prime Reading, Audible Channels for Prime, gaming through Twitch, and much more.
Amazon Vice President of Digital Video Michael Paull released a statement regarding the addition of HBO Channels.
“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. 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.”
You can access the main page for Amazon Channels here. Check out the videos above to see what’s coming to HBO for 2017. Check out videos from HBO’s hit series Westworld below. Here is the link to the Amazon Channels HBO page.
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Showtime originals coming in 2017 are available to watch without a cable subscription! Check out the Showtime Amazon Channels page here. Popular Showtime series include Ray Donovan, Homeland, The Affair, Masters of Sex, Billions, Dexter, Roadies, Penny Dreadful, House of Lies, and Dice. You’ll also find plenty of sports series and documentaries.
Showtime is so sure you’ll love their programming that they’re giving away free full episodes from many of their shows. The free, full episodes are often the first in the series. Of course, the goal is you’ll find out what all the buzz is about and want more of the show. Fortunately, with Amazon Channels, you don’t have to buy cable or satellite television in order to enjoy premium networking programming like HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Starz, and more. Check out these free full episodes from Showtime featuring series such as The Affair, Ray Donovan, Dexter, Billions, Penny Dreadful, House of Lies, and Californication. You can find out more about Showtime’s Amazon Channel here.
Cinemax also has a growing number of original, scripted series and plenty of movies to keep subscribers happy Check out the videos below and find out what is coming soon to Cinemax. View the Amazon Cinemax Channel here.
Starz has original series and lots of movies for adults and kids. While HBO has acquired rights to children’s programming like Sesame Street, Starz has a wide selection of kids movies in their programming selection. You can learn more about Starz at the Amazon Channels page.
You can watch Starz’s hit series Ash vs. the Evil Dead through Amazon Channels.
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