The most amazing saga in television history is coming to an end tonight. Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6, the finale of the series, is premiering at 9 p.m. Eastern (8 p.m. Central) tonight, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Last week featured a shocking turn of events with Daenerys that fans are still debating with furor. How will the characters react after what happened? You’ll want to watch live so you’re not spoiled on anything.
If you don’t have cable, you can watch a live stream of HBO on your computer, phone, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or another streaming device via one of the following live-TV streaming services. Many of them have free trials, which we’ll list below, that will let you watch for free:
If you have Amazon Prime or want to start a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime, you can watch live and on-demand HBO content here on the HBO Amazon Channel, which also comes with a free 7-day trial.
Once you’re signed up for both Amazon Prime and the HBO channel, you can then watch the show either live as it airs or on-demand anytime after. With either option, you can watch on your computer via the Amazon website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone compatible), tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or another streaming device via the Amazon Video app.
Whether you already have Hulu or you want to sign up for a new subscription, HBO is available as an add-on to either Hulu or Hulu with Live TV.
Once signed up, you can watch the show live as it airs, or you can watch it on-demand anytime after. With either option, you can watch on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 (on-demand only), Nintendo Switch, Echo Show or other streaming device via the Hulu app.
Whether you already have PlayStation Vue or you want to start a free 5-day trial of PlayStation Vue, you can watch live and on-demand HBO content through the HBO add-on, which comes with a free 7-day trial.
Once signed up, you can watch the show either live as it airs or on-demand anytime after. With either option, you can watch your computer via the PS Vue website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, PlayStation (3 or 4), or other supported device via the PS Vue app.
HBO Now is HBO’s standalone streaming service and provides all of HBO’s programming via the internet. The service costs $14.99 per month — but it offers a seven-day free trial. You must cancel before the end of the trial to avoid charges. To use the service, download the HBO Now App on your phone or tablet. It’s available in the App Store, Google Play store and Amazon Appstore, and more. (By the way, if you watch on HBO Now or HBO Go, you might get to start watching about three minutes before everyone else. The episodes typically premiere about 8:57 p.m. Eastern on HBO Now, but you might want to start refreshing around 8:55 p.m. Eastern.)
If you have a cable subscription that includes HBO, you can stream via HBO GO. That service is free to use for anyone with a satellite or cable package that includes HBO. However, check the service first because not all cable companies have agreements in place to work with HBO Go.
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Episode 6 Finale Preview
King’s Landing and Westeros will never be the same, and the devastation that many sought to avoid with King Aerys happened many years later with his daughter. Here’s a look back at what happened last week (with many spoilers for Episode 5 and earlier.)
In prior episodes, Arya surprise-killed the Night King, wiping out his entire army with a plunge of the Valyrian dagger that was once used to try to take Bran’s life in Season 1. Then she later turned down a marriage proposal from Gendry, much to fans’ sad realization.
Tyrion told Bran that he would be lord of Winterfell, but Bran didn’t want that. “I don’t really want anymore… Mostly I live in the past.”
Dany begged Jon to keep his lineage a secret. Which Jon did, for about five minutes before spilling the truth to Arya and Sansa. Sansa kept the secret for a few hours before telling Tyrion. Then last week, word got back to Daenerys and she felt betrayed.
She had just lost Rhaegal to Euron’s fleet when she went to Dragonstone. According to David Benioff, Dany “kind of forgot” about Euron’s fleet.
Jaime abandoned Brienne for King’s Landing and Cersei. When he got there, he did find his sister ultimately. But they died together as the Red Keep crumbled.
Daenerys, dealing with rejection from Jon and the deaths of Rhaegal and Missandei (not to mention Jorah just a day or so before that), lost her mind. She easily beat the Golden Company and the Lannister guard, but when Cersei rang the bell of surrender, she decided to torch King’s Landing and innocent residents instead, including women and children.
In the end, Jon and Davos rushed some people to safety, and Arya barely survived. The Hound died killing the Mountain, and Arya rode away on a mysterious white horse.
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