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Sometimes a guy or gal just needs to kick back, relax and transport his or herself to another time. If you’re a fan of Americana, booze and sharply tailored suits you’ll want to consider heading back to the roaring 20’s, the stage for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. Running five seasons in total, Martin Scorsese’s vision of the early days of organized crime in America is one of HBO’s best.

But what if you’re not in front of your TV every Sunday, or ever? What if you’d prefer to watch this show on the go? HBO is making it easier every day to watch Boardwalk Empire online and via streaming sources for your convenience. Here are a few of the ways watching Boardwalk Empire online is possible.

Watch Boardwalk Empire via Hulu Live

With Hulu Live, you can watch HBO online through your Hulu subscription for an additional $14.99 a month after a free first week.

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Watch Boardwalk Empire with Sling TV Premium

Sling TV is a cost-efficient streaming service to which you can add an HBO subscription for $14.99 a month. Via Sling TV, you can stream Boardwalk Empire from your phone, tablet, or laptop.

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View Boardwalk Empire With AT&T TV NOW

By subscribing to AT&T’s streaming service, AT&T TV NOW, you’ll be able to view Boardwalk Empire and other HBO shows as soon as they air. Subscribers of AT&T TV NOW can add an HBO subscription to their base package and watch a wide variety of HBO content online.

HBO is also included in both the AT&T TV NOW PLUS and MAX packages.

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Boardwalk Empire on Netflix

The short answer is: No, Boardwalk Empire and all other HBO programming is NOT on Netflix and probably won’t be for a long, long time. There has been some.. competition between HBO and Netflix in particular and the idea of Boardwalk Empire, one of HBO’s premiere series, making it’s way to the $9/month streaming service just doesn’t make sense for the Home Box Office however desperately Netflix and her subscribers wish it.

 

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Boardwalk on Amazon, Google Play, and iTunes

HBO does offer its shows, including Boardwalk Empire on streaming and download services such as Play, iTunes and Prime but you’ll have to wait some time to get them.  On iTunes and Google’s Play seasons tend to come out with the DVD and Blu-Ray discs ie one full season behind.  Amazon Instant Video works similarly but Amazon Prime members do get access to older episodes of Boardwalk Empire for free!  Check out your Amazon Prime account to see what’s available.

Older HBO Shows are Streaming on Amazon Prime

If you’re an Amazon Prime member and you’re trying to watch an older HBO show like The Sopranos or Sex and the City stop what you’re doing and head over there now because older HBO shows stream free with a Prime subscription. Boardwalk Empire is there in its entirety and you get a free month when you sign up so there’s really no excuse not to when you factor in the free shipping on Amazon stuff as well as the large streaming video library. Give it a try.

DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital Discs

One sure-fire way to watch Boardwalk Empire anywhere you want is by picking up the show on DVD and Blu-Ray.  We follow all of the release dates here if you’re interested. How does this let you watch Boardwalk Empire online or streaming?  Well, HBO often includes Digital Download codes with all of their DVD/Blu-Ray combo packs. This lets you choose between iTunes, Google Play and other services to download the show in addition to owning the discs!  This is a great deal for those who want to own a physical copy and also watch online or streaming anywhere they want.

The one downside here is that the DVD and Blu Ray discs usually release almost a full year after the season airs.  Great for older series but not so great for those using this as their go-to method for watching HBO shows online.

 

HBO Go and HBO Now: The Best Way to Watch Boardwalk Empire

One of the easiest ways to stream Boardwalk Empire and binge-watch other shows that HBO has to offer is to subscribe to one of HBO’s online streaming services.

Access to the “HBO GO” app is included with a traditional HBO cable subscription, allowing you to watch your favorite shows, movies, and documentaries on an array of devices in addition to your television.

If you do not have an HBO cable subscription, you can also sign up for “HBO NOW,” a service which will allow you to stream HBO content on your laptop, tablet, or phone.

Subscribers of both apps have instant access to fresh HBO content as it broadcasts live, not to mention the ability to dive into HBO’s vast library of films, shows, and more.

An HBO NOW subscription is $14.99 a month, although new users have access to a seven-day free trial.

Starting in the spring of 2020, the upcoming streaming service HBO MAX will also be an option to explore. A subscription to HBO MAX will allow viewers to watch HBO series such as Boardwalk Empire in addition to a host of shows from other networks, not to mention original content.

Don’t Pirate Boardwalk Empire 

It’s tempting to turn to illegal online methods of obtaining stellar entertainment such as Boardwalk Empire and other HBO shows. However, downloading or streaming pirated content can open you up to legal ramifications and a host of viruses. Moreover, behind your favorite HBO shows are numerous hard-working and talented individuals whose payment is not only well-deserved but needed if they are to continue bringing the stories we love to life.

Why take a risk when there are so many legal and convenient ways to view Boardwalk Empire and your other favorite HBO shows online?

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