I currently get HBO and HBO2 through AT&T TV Now.
What will we get with it?
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I currently get HBO and HBO2 through AT&T TV Now.
What will we get with it?
|by Anonymous||reply 52||06/12/2020|
What I read yesterday you qualify to get it free....
|by Anonymous||reply 1||05/25/2020|
If you are already an HBO subscriber you will have access to HBOMax.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||05/25/2020|
Like we all need yet another TV channel
|by Anonymous||reply 3||05/25/2020|
It's not really new, it is just the HBO library with more shit included. If you have HBO/HBONow, will now you get some extra stuff. And they are hoping maybe it will encourage some people who don't pay for HBO right now to pay for it.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||05/25/2020|
Does it start tomorrow?
|by Anonymous||reply 5||05/25/2020|
There are many great classics and foreign films that are part of HBOMax. I’m considering.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||05/25/2020|
I thought I saw the Muppets on HBOMax. I thought Disney ownedthem.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||05/25/2020|
Will they have old HBO movies? Comedy specials?
|by Anonymous||reply 8||05/25/2020|
It dropped today. They have a very good selection of classic and foreign language movies, which was a surprise. However overall it is not that different from HBO Now in that the majority of films are from their output deals with the libraries of Warner Bros, Disney and Universal. I am disappointed in the series offerings, which is nothing more than HBO current and legacy shows that were already available on HBO Max and Amazon, as well as a few blue chip sitcoms like Friends and Big Bang and a handful of BBC shows.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||05/27/2020|
Wow, the app isn’t ready for the Roku interface at launch! WarnerMedia totally fucked this up.
These are the only interfaces on which you can currently access HBO Max:
|by Anonymous||reply 10||05/27/2020|
[quote]However overall it is not that different from HBO Now
Like I said, it is HBONow with some extra shit.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||05/27/2020|
The DC section is also a disappointment, they don't have any of Christopher Reeve's Superman films or any of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight series.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||05/27/2020|
I subscribed yesterday to get the $11.99 rate, then today I found out there is no Roku app. Shame on me for not doing proper due diligence, but I would have thought they would have a Roku app ready, there are only 27,000,000 active Roku users. Anyway, canceled it immediately due to poor planning on their part.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||05/27/2020|
I was happy to see some of the old HBO offerings like Autopsy and Indictment: McMartin Trial but disappointed there was no Robert Duvall Stalin movie or the old Encyclopedia show or Lifestories...
|by Anonymous||reply 14||05/27/2020|
I'd be surprised if they didn't have the App ready by the EOD
However the catastrophic failure IMO is that they don't really have anything particularly special coming down the pipeline
For example I subscribed to HBO Now at the start of the month with they offered the $12 special, so I could catch up on three seasons of Westworld, which I will probably be done with by next week. After that there's nothing in particular that I want to watch. There's no reason to renew, especially at this price.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||05/27/2020|
This fucking sucks. I have Amazon Fire Stick and can't access anything but Now meanwhile there is stuff on Max I want to watch but can only do it on my PC.
I want to lay in bed and not sit at a desk. What a fucking disaster to just shut out all the potential Fire customers.
It is not like they didn't have time to plan this.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||05/27/2020|
You can connect your PC to your TV via HDMI wire.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||05/27/2020|
People don't want to do that r17. They want to use their Roku and Amazon Firestick platform, that's why they have them in the first place.
Well over 60 million Americans use those two platforms, so this is a massive shortcoming in HBOMax.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||05/27/2020|
From what I've been hearing customers are already calling to cancel the service...ON THE LAUNCH DAY!
Time Warner is going to have egg on their face. LOL
|by Anonymous||reply 19||05/27/2020|
I have HBO Now...I stream it for $14.99 a month..worth it for me
|by Anonymous||reply 20||05/27/2020|
I subscribed to HBONow and cancelled it to sign up for the Max promotion, 11.99 for 12 months. Saved a little money.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||05/27/2020|
I have HBOGO does that allow me to access HBO Max?
|by Anonymous||reply 22||05/27/2020|
Yes r22, if you have HBO then you have HBOMax. See r2.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||05/27/2020|
[quote] I'd be surprised if they didn't have the App ready by the EOD
Isn’t it a $$ issue between HBO and Roku/Amazon Fire Stick? So it could potentially go on much longer?
In the DC section how come we get Doom Patrol but no Titans?
|by Anonymous||reply 24||05/27/2020|
You’re correct, it’s a rights issue, not a bug
|by Anonymous||reply 25||05/27/2020|
People on Twitter are PISSSSSSED
|by Anonymous||reply 26||05/27/2020|
They should be R26. Roku is the popular streaming player by far. To not have an app ready to go on launch day is ridiculous.
I will say though I am/was happy to see that I get access through my Xfinity cable subscription for no additional money (because I get HBO through XFinity).
|by Anonymous||reply 27||05/27/2020|
What a mess. They’re getting destroyed on each of their sparkly, launch day Twitter posts.
AT&T and Warner Media should’ve just created a new service with a new name and included HBO programming within it.
The HBO brand has already become cluttered with Go, Now... Many still don’t even understand what exactly HBOMax is.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||05/27/2020|
Getting ripped on Facebook, as well.
Did they not think there would be a backlash?
|by Anonymous||reply 29||05/27/2020|
I bet a lot of people are in R13's same situation. They signed up assuming there would be a Roku and Amazon Fire apps (because why wouldn't there be? They are the most common), but nope. I wouldn't have checked either R13.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||05/27/2020|
Yeah I planned on checking out something on Max after work today, but since it is not on Roku yet that's a bust.
Warner needs to cave and quit arguing with them about money
|by Anonymous||reply 31||05/27/2020|
Are there any good sitcoms?
|by Anonymous||reply 32||05/27/2020|
They have TBBT as well as Friends. I'm sure DL will slam them as trash, but there is no denying they were enormously popular.
They have all the HBO sitcoms. SATC, etc.
The movie catalogue is impressive IMHO.
Don't know if I'd pay $15 a month for it.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||05/27/2020|
I was annoyed that they don't have an agreement (yet) with Roku. I use Roku for all my entertainment and was pissed when I learned that HBOMax and Roku don't play well together. HBO should have mentioned this in the millions of emails they sent leading up to the conversion.
Then, to add insult to injury, when I updated the app on my iPad, it blew out all the (carefully curated) items in "My List."
I still like HBO's program, but this was not a very well thought out conversion/upgrade!
|by Anonymous||reply 34||05/28/2020|
Analysts have decided that the answer to OP's question is "No."
|by Anonymous||reply 35||05/29/2020|
I got a text from AT&T that said I would get HBO Max free. I tried to sign in and it said I didn’t qualify.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||05/29/2020|
I get HBO thru Verizon Fios. I called Fios the other day and asked them if HBO Max would cost me anything extra. They said NO. I'm already watching something on it. It's called First Dates. Mostly straight couples but right now I'm watching an episode that has a gay couple. It's a reality show that show couples going on a blind date. I'm enjoying it.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||05/29/2020|
I am still using HBONow until they work out a deal with Roku, and the article at r36 thinks it will be a while.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||05/29/2020|
Why so many HBOs?
|by Anonymous||reply 39||05/29/2020|
Because it wants to outdo Netflix?
|by Anonymous||reply 40||05/29/2020|
The long term plan is to have everything roll into HBOMax. HBOMax will be HBO.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||05/29/2020|
Because my phone and internet is At&t I was able to get it for free but only on my iPad and Samsung tablet. It was a long process a very nice and very patient customer service guy named Phill helped me every step of the way. I'm really surprised how many classic films they have. Someone has good taste.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||05/30/2020|
Does it show hole?
|by Anonymous||reply 43||05/30/2020|
"We believe AT&T’s dispute with Amazon comes down to one thing: data. AT&T wants Fire users who open HBO Max to be essentially transferred to the HBO platform, so that HBO captures all the data about the customer’s usage, improving the ability to target ads in other parts of the WarnerMedia universe. Amazon, however, wants to keep as much of that data as possible in house." But the analyst predicted the companies to reach an agreement over time.
The Roku dispute, meanwhile, seems "primarily to center around advertising," he suggested. "While HBO Max doesn’t currently have ads, AT&T does expect to launch an ad-supported version, likely next year, and Roku will want to benefit from that advertising revenue." But Jayant concluded: "We expect this dispute to eventually be resolved, since neither AT&T nor Roku benefits from not having HBO Max available on Roku devices."
|by Anonymous||reply 44||06/01/2020|
I cancelled my subscription today, as it was due to renew on Friday. I thought this was going to be resolved by now but obviously it may take weeks if not months. What a colossal fuck you to consumers.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||06/01/2020|
You can't make this shit up
|by Anonymous||reply 46||06/10/2020|
R16 I can stream from my phone through my Roku. Can you stream your phone through your Firestick?
|by Anonymous||reply 47||06/10/2020|
I was about to ask that R47. The answer is yes, but not elegantly. Thanks for answering my question on Roku. I keep a chromecast on one of my HDMI ports for that very reason.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||06/10/2020|
This whole launch seems to be one disaster after another...
|by Anonymous||reply 49||06/10/2020|
HBO Go will be shut down and HBO Now will now just be called HBO.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||06/12/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 51||06/12/2020|
No. I’d rather pay for Gone With the Wind. #teachdontcensor
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