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HBO makes 500 hours of programming available to stream for free amid virus

The limited-time offer starts April 3.
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You'll have plenty of shows and movies to binge-watch this weekend.

HBO has announced it will make 500 hours of programming available to stream without a subscription for a limited time.

This is an effort to bring some much-needed distraction from the coronavirus pandemic.

The offering is part of #StayHomeBoxOffice.

The promotion becomes available Friday on HBO Now and HBO Go.

HBO also tweeted out some of the shows, movies, and documentaries that will be available:

Other movies include:

Sadly, you won't be able to watch some hit shows like "Game of Thrones", "Euphoria", and "Westworld", because they are already seeing increased viewership, according to Variety Magazine.

The deal comes ahead of the launch of HBO's new streaming service HBO Max, set to launch next month.

HBO Max will include everything on HBO, plus original content, for the same price of $14.99.

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