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You Can Watch HBO For Free All Weekend Long

If you can't be bothered to pirate it.

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Unless you pay via your cable or internet service provider, you won't be able to tune into these epic two days of HBO.


1. HBO is offering a free preview of its premium cable service Friday April 22 to April 25 only, just in time for the premiere.

Twitter: @GoT_Tyrion / Via HBO

The 48-hour trial is thanks to a partnership between HBO and Cinemax. Typically you'd pay for HBO as an addition to your cable TV bill.

Check with your cable provider, but some are now offering deals for customers who add HBO. AT&T U-Verse TV will give you three months of free service if you order HBO.

2. You can sign up for the standalone, online-only service HBO Now, which offers a free month at signup.

Twitter: @LordSnow / Via HBO

The trial will last one month (but only through these providers). After that, HBO Now is $15 per month, and works on your laptop and all Android and iOS devices, plus Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Roku. You can cancel your subscription at any time (here's how).

It's a bit different from HBO Go, which is included as a part of your paid TV package, but includes all the same programming.

New episodes are typically available at the same time as it airs on HBO: 9 p.m. eastern on Sundays.

Or you could just...

@BuzzFeed borrow someone's books and read those