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From February 3-6, enjoy the HBO® and CINEMAX® free preview on DIRECTV, DIRECTV STREAM and U-verse. On HBO, enjoy the best classic and brand-new shows, entertaining movies, family favorites and so much more. Don’t miss The Last of Us, The White Lotus, Real Time with Bill Maher and other great shows.  

On CINEMAX® make it a movie night with a double (or triple) feature with new, classic, and cult-favorite movies like Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Lincoln Lawyer.

Explore highlights of what you can see during the preview from HBO Essentials, CINEMAX® hit movies and so much more.



DIRECTV via Satellite

HBO®  and CINEMAX®  Channels 501-523

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DIRECTV via Internet

Tune in to channels 501-522 for HBO® and CINEMAX® on DIRECTV via Internet, both live and on-demand.



HBO® and CINEMAX® Channels 802-846/1802-1846 HD

Enjoy the free preview on live linear channels, on-demand and via the U-Verse app.



HBO® Highlights

‘The Last of Us’ 

Follow along as Joel and Ellie escape quarantine and battle monsters as they quest across the U.S. Watch Episode 4 on Feb. 6.


Get the full scoop on the highly anticipated series in our Last of Us watch guide.  


‘Game Theory With Bomani Jones’

Emmy-winning sports journalist and commentator Bomani Jones discusses the most up-to-date issues that span the world of sports. Watch Episode 3 of the second season on Feb. 3.


‘Real Time with Bill Maher’

Explore Bill Maher’s commentary on society’s most absurd habits, dig into guest interviews and keep up on his legendary monologues on the show’s 21st season. Watch Episode 3 on Feb. 3.


Essential HBO® 

Take this opportunity to discover recent series, documentaries and catch up on in-season shows.


American Black Films Festival HBO Short Film award winners

Explore some of the award-winning shorts that were all the rage American Black Films Festival.


Hit Movies on HBO® 

A variety of new, HBO and classic blockbuster movies, with something for everyone, are planned to air throughout the free preview. 

Friday, Feb. 3

1:30 p.m.: Man of Steel on HBO Main

3:55 p.m: The Matrix: Resurrections on HBO Main

7 p.m: The Batman on HBO Main


Saturday, Feb. 4

6 a.m.: Dune on HBO Main

8:05 a.m.: GoldenEye on HBO Signature

10:45 a.m.: Moonfall on HBO2


Sunday, Feb. 5

6:45 a.m.: Fantastic Beasts: The Secret of Dumbledore on HBO Signature

1:05 p.m.: The Many Saints of Newark on HBO2

2:40 p.m: Black Adam on HBO Main


Monday, Feb. 6

12:35 p.m: West Side Story (2021) on HBO2

5:00 p.m: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. on HBO Signature

7:05 p.m: Quantum of Solace on HBO Main


HBO® On Demand Highlights

Instant, unlimited access to every episode, every season of the best classic and current shows, entertaining movies, family favorites and so much more.

HBO® Shows

  • House of the Dragon
  • The White Lotus
  • Industry
  • Game of Thrones
  • The Sopranos
  • Euphoria

HBO® Movies

  • Amsterdam
  • Black Adam
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • American Ultra
  • Blended
  • Brokedown Palace
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Captain Phillips
  • Child’s Play
  • Cold Pursuit
  • Dom Hemingway
  • Extortion
  • Fighting (**Starts 2/6)
  • Fool’s Gold
  • Gone Girl
  • Good Boy! (**Starts 2/6)
  • Hereditary
  • Horrible Bosses 2
  • I Love You, Beth Cooper
  • Jennifer’s Body
  • Johnny Dangerously
  • Law Abiding Citizen
  • Marley & Me
  • Nine
  • Paparazzi
  • Rookie of the Year (**Ends 2/5)
  • Shallow Grave
  • Sliding Doors (**Starts 2/6)
  • Slums of Beverly Hills (**Ends 2/5)
  • Taxi
  • The Book of Life
  • The Cabin in the Woods
  • The Company Men
  • The Haunting
  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (**Starts 2/4)
  • The Iron Lady
  • The Lobster
  • The Master (**Ends 2/5)
  • The Nun (**Ends 2/5)
  • The Secret Garden
  • The Unborn
  • The Verdict
  • This Boy’s Life
  • Urge
  • War of the Worlds
  • Wayne’s World (**Starts 2/6)
  • Whip It
  • Woman at War
  • Grey Gardens (HOM)
  • If These Walls Could Talk (HOM) (**Starts 2/6)
  • Notes From the Field (HOM) (**Ends 2/5)
  • Oslo (HOM)
  • The Tale (HOM)



Hit Movies on CINEMAX®

Discover a variety of high-profile movies for the CINEMAX® movie lover.


Friday, Feb. 3

4:53 p.m.: The Con Is On on Cinemax Main

6:29 p.m.: Gravity on Cinemax Main

8 p.m.: The Card Counter on Cinemax Main

12:13 a.m.: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider on MoreMax


Saturday, Feb. 4

10:13 a.m.: Suite Francaise on Cinemax Main

9 p.m.:  Old on MoreMax

12:12 a.m.: The Lincoln Lawyer on MoreMax


Sunday, Feb. 5

7:01 a.m.: Australia on Cinemax Main

7:39 a.m.: My Big Fat Greek Wedding on MoreMax

9 p.m.: Atonement on MoreMax


Monday, Feb. 6

8:25 a.m.: American Pastoral on MoreMax

1:59 p.m.: Arbitrage on MoreMax

9 p.m.:  Anna on MoreMax



CINEMAX® On Demand

Explore various new, classic, and cult favorite movies.

  • 12 Rounds
  • 12 Rounds 2 Reloaded
  • Anna
  • Beyond The Reach
  • Caddyshack II
  • Chef
  • Conan The Barbarian
  • Dear Evan Hansen
  • Dutch
  • Firestorm
  • Geostorm
  • Halloween Kills
  • Indecent Proposal
  • Killers
  • Lara Croft Tomb Raider The Cradle of Life
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
  • Lone Survivor
  • MI-5
  • Non-Stop
  • Old (ends 2/4)
  • One For The Money
  • Overboard
  • Robin Hood: Men In Tights
  • Rocket Science
  • Sabotage
  • Safe
  • Suite Francaise
  • That Awkward Moment
  • The Card Counter (starts 2/4)
  • The Con Is On
  • The First Wives Club
  • The Forever Purge
  • The Other Woman
  • The Whole Ten Yards
  • Thoroughbreds
  • Tommy Boy


Enjoy HBO®and CINEMAX® free preview now to catch the best series and movies on TV from Feb. 3-6. 


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