BY GEOFF WEISS
HBOandCinemaxare coming toHuluas channel add-ons that will give viewers access to both live and on-demand programming, the streamer announced on Thursday. The additions arrive just ahead of the season 7 premiere of the HBO flagship hitGame of Throneson July 16.
Hulu subscribers can now add HBO to theirbundle for $14.99 per month, and Cinemaxwhich is owned by HBOfor $9.99. Those who purchase HBO will also gain access toHBO Now. Additional channels within the HBO and Cinemax families, includingHBO 2,HBO Family,HBO Latino,HBO Comedy,MoreMAX HD, andActionMAX HD, will become available as add-ons in coming weeks. A basic Hulu subscription with limited commercials is priced at $7.99 per month, while a plan without commercials is $11.99. Hulus newlive TV packageis priced at $39.99.
In addition toGame Of Thrones, other hotly anticipated HBO summer premieres includeThe Defiant Ones, a four-part documentary about the partnership ofJimmy IovineandDr. Dre, and season 2ofIssa RaesInsecure.
By combining HBOs iconic programming with our world class user experience and deep content offering, Hulu is giving viewers easy and highly personalized access to the very best of television, saidTim Connolly, Hulus SVP and head of distribution and partnerships.
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