In October 2019, HBO announced that it had committed to a Game of Thrones spin-off show. After the potential “successor series” entitled Bloodmoon fell through, HBO is now moving forward with filming the first 10-episode season of House of the Dragon. A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin is set to be involved in House of the Dragon‘s production. The series also boasts Ryan Condal and GOT‘s lauded director Miguel Sapochnik as its show-runners. Inspired by Martin’s faux-history book, Fire & Blood, the series will follow the Targaryens’ reign over Westeros long before the royal House’s defeat at the hands of the Baratheons and subsequent, short-lived revival by GOT’s infamous Daenerys Targaryen. Fans of Game of Thrones can anticipate more of what they loved about the original show– dragons, politics, betrayal, and war. While the show will focus primarily on the Targaryens, readers of Fire & Blood can attest that other beloved Houses of Westeros such as the Starks and Greyjoys will have time to shine.
If you don’t have a cable subscription to HBO, there are many different ways to watch House of the Dragon online. Game of Thrones had the dubious honor of being one of the most pirated television shows ever from its first season to its last. However, even Westeros’ piratical Ironborn know that “paying the Iron Price” comes at a cost. Illegally streaming or downloading shows such as House of the Dragon can leave you open to threats from viruses and HBO’s copyright lawyers. A Lannister always pays his debts– so should you.
Check out some possibilities for viewing House of the Dragon online below.
SUBSCRIBE TO HBO THROUGH HULU LIVE TO VIEW House of the Dragon & OTHER HBO SHOWS
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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KEEP UP WITH House of the Dragon VIA THE AFFORDABLE 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 House of the Dragon from your phone, tablet, or laptop.
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LIVE STREAM House of the Dragon WITH AT&T TV NOW BY ADDING HBO TO YOUR PACKAGE
By subscribing to AT&T’s streaming service, AT&T TV NOW, you’ll be able to view House of the Dragon 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.
CAN YOU FIND House of the Dragon ON NETFLIX OR AMAZON PRIME?
Those who are members of Amazon Prime and therefore have access to Amazon Prime Video can pay for an additional $14.99/mo HBO subscription. Those who subscribe to HBO through Amazon Prime can then access both HBO’s library of content and new shows like House of the Dragon live as they air.
Alternatively, viewers can purchase individual episodes or seasons of House of the Dragon through Amazon Prime without an HBO subscription.
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House of the Dragon and other HBO shows will never be available on streaming services such as Netflix. HBO offers equivalent, competitive online streaming services.
Subscribe to HBO Max for HBO Programming & More
HBO Max serves as a one-stop streaming service where subscribers can access an array of fresh and familiar content that is sure to entertain, educate, and enlighten. As its slogan “Where HBO meets so much more” suggests, HBO Max represents the merging of HBO’s famously high-caliber content with a larger library of binge-worthy offerings for all ages. Those who subscribe to HBO Max can watch HBO’s vast library of quality content. Additionally, HBO Max, in partnership with WarnerMedia, offers exclusive access to films and television series that cannot be found on the HBO app or other competitive streaming services like Netflix.
Those who wish to subscribe to HBO Max can go to the streaming service’s website and make an account. For many HBO subscribers, access to HBO Max may be included in your plan at no additional cost. It is also possible to subscribe to HBO Max through Hulu, AT&T TV Now, YouTube TV, Apple, and Google Play.
An HBO Max subscription is $14.99 a month. Compared to other streaming services, HBO Max may seem pricey. But remember that a subscription will grant you access to HBO’s library of acclaimed series, films, and documentaries plus a variety of additional content. In addition to being able to watch HBO’s programming, HBO Max subscribers will have access to original HBO Max content, “select favorites from WarnerMedia’s beloved brands and libraries,” and a wealth of curated films and television series.
Once you’ve subscribed, don’t forget to download the HBO Max app on your preferred device. The HBO Max app will allow you to stream shows and films on your phone or tablet.
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What About HBO Now & HBO Go?
Until the summer of 2020, the streaming services HBO Now and Go both offered access to HBO’s library of TV series, movies, and documentaries. With the debut of HBO’s comprehensive new streaming service, HBO Max, HBO retired the HBO Go app.
Those who wish to stream HBO’s library of content online without gaining access to HBO Max’s diverse offerings can still subscribe to HBO Now under its new name— HBO. This app can be installed on an iPhone, iPad, or Android device. A subscription is $14.99 a month.
PURCHASE AND DOWNLOAD EPISODES OF House of the Dragon FROM AMAZON PRIME, GOOGLE PLAY, AND ITUNES
After the first season of House of the Dragon has aired, fans will be able to purchase and download episodes of the show from Amazon Prime, Google Play, and iTunes. However, there is usually a delay between an HBO show’s season finale and the show’s availability for purchase through such services.
Fans who choose to buy episodes of the show or the complete season through iTunes, Amazon Prime, or Google Play will not be able to watch the show as it broadcasts live and may have to wait a few months before House of the Dragon becomes available for purchase.
AVOID PIRATING House of the Dragon
It’s tempting to turn to illegal online methods of obtaining stellar entertainment such as House of the Dragon 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 House of the Dragon and your other favorite HBO shows online?
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