HBO makes programming available for free as part of #StayHomeBoxOffice

Posted at 10:05 AM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 10:05:24-04

HBO has made practicing social distancing just a little bit easier.

The company announced on Twitter, that it will make 500 hours of programming available to stream without a subscription for a limited time.

The promotion is part of #StayHomeBoxOffice and an effort to bring some much-needed distraction from the coronavirus pandemic.

The promotion becomes available Friday on HBO Now and HBO Go.

HBO also tweeted out some of the shows, movies, and documentaries that will be available:

The Apollo
The Case Against Adnan Syed
Elvis Presley: The Searcher
The Inventor
Jane Fonda in Five Acts
I Love You, Now Die
True Justice
United Skates
We Are the Dream#StayHomeBoxOffice

— HBO (@HBO) April 2, 2020

The deal comes ahead of the launch of HBO's new streaming service HBO Max, set to launch next month.

HBO Max will include everything on HBO, plus original content, for the same price of $14.99.