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Starting May 3 enjoy a seven-day free HBO® and CINEMAX® preview event on us! Stay entertained with original series, hit Hollywood movies, and more. 

On HBO, enjoy the best classic and brand new shows, entertaining movies, family favorites and so much more. See highlights of what to watch this week listed below, including Winning Time, Barry, We Own this City, Gentleman Jack, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, The Many Saints of Newark, Hitman’s Wife Bodyguard and more. 

On CINEMAX make it a movie night with a double (or triple) feature comprised of new, classic, and cult-favorite movies like The 40 Year Old Virgin, Notorious and Red Dragon

And finally, don’t miss fan-favorites like Euphoria, Gilded Age and A Black Lady Sketch Show during the free preview. 

Tune in May 3 through May 9!





HBO and Cinemax Channels 501-523

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HBO and Cinemax Channels starting at channel 501

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HBO and Cinemax Channels 802-846/1802-1846HD

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“Winning Time”

Revel in the stories of both the professional and personal lives of the revered dynasty – the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers.  Start a Winning Time marathon on Sunday, May 8 at 12:15 p.m. and then catch the latest  episode 10 on May 8 at 9 p.m.

‘Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty’: What To Know About the HBO Series


Catch up with depressed Midwest hitman, Barry (Bill Hader) and his escapades as an aspiring actor Los Angeles. Watch Barry season 3, episode 3  on May 8 at 10 p.m. 


“A Black Lady Sketch Show”

Explore a limitless magical reality full of character, celebrity and sketches in this narrative performed by a solid set of black women including Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis, Laci Mosley and Skye Townsend. Watch A Black Lady Sketch Show season 3, episode 5 on May 6 at 11 p.m.


“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”

See the rise and fall of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker (Jessica Chastain) framed by her own iconic eyelashes. Watch The Eyes of Tammy Faye on HBO2 May 3 at 10:20 p.m.




“The 40 Year-Old Virgin”

When shy 40-year old introvert (Steve Carrell) becomes closer with his work friends he embarks on a quest for love with many foibles along the way. Watch 40 Year-Old Virgin on CINEMAX® on May 3 at 2:30 p.m.



When Cybertronian races, the  Autobots and Decepticons come to Earth they both seek the power of a clueless teenager (Shia LaBeouf). Watch Transformers on CINEMAX® on May 4 at 4:05 p.m.


“The Rocker”

The film stars Rainn Wilson as a failed musician as he goes on tour with his nephew’s band after one of their songs goes viral. Watch The Rocker on MoreMax on May 8 at 10 a.m.

Access the HBO and CINEMAX free preview now to catch the best series and movies on TV from May 3 – May 9. 



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