HBO Max - WarnerMedia Announces Upcoming Streaming Service

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just curious if a new movie come on HBO tomorrow at 8, when do they put on it HBOMAX? thanks
Usually at 8 PM eastern on Saturday. Of course, I am in the eastern time zone, so not sure if it is different for west coast folks. This goes for all shows. They show up at the time of premier. In theory, you can FF to the end to see what happens before the live showing is finished.
 

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Usually at 8 PM eastern on Saturday. Of course, I am in the eastern time zone, so not sure if it is different for west coast folks. This goes for all shows. They show up at the time of premier. In theory, you can FF to the end to see what happens before the live showing is finished.
thanks , not sure if they would do it Saturday morning or right at the time the movie premier
 

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I can't believe it's been over two months and still no app for Roku and Fire TV. Same with Peacock!
 

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I thought we might see Roku and HBO Max work something out before Aug. 1, when the HBO Go app disappeared. But given that that didn't happen, who knows how long the stand-off with either Roku or Amazon could go on...
 
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Yep. Retransmission disputes have found their way to streaming platforms. Yay!
The big difference is that with streaming, I was able to buy a Chromecast for $30 and can stream HBO Max and Peacock (and several other apps not on Roku). When I had Dish and there were disputes, it would have been a huge undertaking to switch. Even if streaming services have disputes today, it is much easier to switch. There are no contracts, no changing of equipment, no having to schedule someone to install. And I am still paying less today with all of the streaming services than I did with Dish (much less).
 
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The big difference is that with streaming, I was able to buy a Chromecast for $30 and can stream HBO Max and Peacock (and several other apps not on Roku). When I had Dish and there were disputes, it would have been a huge undertaking to switch. Even if streaming services have disputes today, it is much easier to switch. There are no contracts, no changing of equipment, no having to schedule someone to install. And I am still paying less today with all of the streaming services than I did with Dish (much less).
Yes, there are definitely advantages. I am not necessarily paying less overall, but I am paying less for things I don't end up watching very much, like cable news and sports.
 

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The media conglomerate launched a similar 20% discount on HBO Max in the month leading up the May 27 launch.

However, that promo was available only via direct signups with WarnerMedia. With the new “Save for 12” offer, the $11.99 monthly price for HBO Max is available through WarnerMedia as well as participating partners Apple (on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV), Google, Hulu, YouTube TV, Comcast Xfinity, RCN, Grande Communications and Wave.
 
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The media conglomerate launched a similar 20% discount on HBO Max in the month leading up the May 27 launch.

However, that promo was available only via direct signups with WarnerMedia. With the new “Save for 12” offer, the $11.99 monthly price for HBO Max is available through WarnerMedia as well as participating partners Apple (on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV), Google, Hulu, YouTube TV, Comcast Xfinity, RCN, Grande Communications and Wave.
If they and Roku would get together they wouldn't have to do this.
 
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I have a Apple TV but it is kind of a out of sight, out of mind situation not having the HBO MAX app on the Roku, I just never switch the input, even when I watch Apple TV content ( Greyhound)I just go to the Apple App on the Roku instead of going to the Apple TV.

Most content I want to see is on the regular HBO app anyways, Perry Mason is up next when we have more time.
 
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