- Dec 19, 2004
When it was first made HBO did not have its HBO NOW service or Amazon HBO Channel. Now it seems that HBO wants to make its back catalog exclusive to its HBO NOW service and Amazon HBO Channel.
I had a few HBO shows in my Prime watch list, not having been an HBO sub much over the past 20 years. These shows were part of the reason I committed to my first full year of Prime last summer. This really diminishes Prime's value for me, since the Amazon originals haven't appealed to me in the same way Netflix's have.
Obviously the easy answer is you have little time left on your subscription anyway, just don't get Prime again. At least you had the HBO offerings for most of it. I will add Netflix has similar complaints from time to time - among others they lost many movie titles including all Epix movies, Travel, Food. and HGTV channels. They are down approx 32% total titles from 2014. Contracts come up and they are not always renewed or even offered to be renewed.
I think Boardwalk Empire and True Blood are available, but maybe only a few seasons. So that'd be the most recent offered on Amazon Prime.