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HBO’s “Recommended By Humans” Tool Lets You Stream 50+ Free HBO Episodes, Movies & Documentaries

Find Your New Favorite Show With These Recommendations From Real HBO Fans

NEW YORK(06 Aug 2019)

HBO has launched Recommended By Humans, a new, human-powered show recommendation tool designed to help you discover your next favorite HBO show. Featuring more than 50 free HBO episodes, movies and documentaries, the tool spotlights real HBO fans offering recommendations for their favorite HBO shows. Because the best recommendations come from real people. 

Drag through the canvas on the “Recommended by Humans” tool from a desktop or mobile browser ( to explore 36 unique video suggestions and more than 150 tweet recommendations from real HBO fans. 

From new hit series like “Succession,” “Chernobyl,” “A Black Lady Sketch Show,” “The Righteous Gemstones” and “Game of Thrones” to beloved HBO classics like “Sex and the City,” “The Sopranos,” “Bored to Death,” “The Wire” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” each recommendation features a series or film trailer and the series premiere episode or full film — available to stream for free. The tool will be updated regularly with new fan recommendations.

The first HBO brand campaign to entirely feature fans, “Recommended by Humans” celebrates the emotional connection HBO viewers have with the network’s programming and illustrates the power of recommendations from real humans who, simply put, really love television. Fans can join the conversation by sharing their own recommendations on social media using #HumanReco, and should keep an eye on @HBO on Twitter and Instagram for new “Recommended by Humans” content.

The campaign was developed by HBO’s marketing team, alongside agencies Engine and Resn.

Below is the full list of programs* available to sample for free:

A Black Lady Sketch Show
Big Little Lies
Bored to Death
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Eastbound & Down
Flight of the Conchords
Game of Thrones
Gentleman Jack
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Los Espookys
Mommy Dead and Dearest
My Brilliant Friend
Random Acts of Flyness
Sex and the City
Sharp Objects
Silicon Valley
Six Feet Under
The Comeback    
The Deuce
The Jinx: The Life and Death of Robert Durst
The Larry Sanders Show
The Leftovers
The Night Of
The Normal Heart
The Sopranos
The Wire
The Young Pope
There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane
True Blood
True Detective
Vice Principals

*For original series, the first episode of each series will be available to stream for free.

To watch full seasons and more HBO programming, sign up for HBO at