COVID-19 has forced everyone around the globe to practice isolation in their homes in order to stay safe. Many people who are stuck at home because of COVID-19 pandemic are streaming more movies and TV series. But once everyone has binged through all of Netflix, what other options do they have? Here’s a list of all steaming services offering free content this self-quarantine period:
Apple has made approximately one-third of its content free, excluding some of its popular titles like “The Morning Show”. A subscription is not required to stream these titles. However, users need to sign in using their Apple ID to access these titles. The content is available through the TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs, and Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices. These titles include:
- Little America (a series about immigrant life in the US)
- Servant (a thriller from M. Night Shyamalan)
- For All Mankind (a what-if-the-USSR-landed-on-the-moon-first drama)
- Dickinson (starring Hailee Steinfeld)
- Snoopy in Space (flash animated web television series)
- Helpsters (a live-action series for preschoolers)
- Ghostwriter (a reboot)
- The Elephant Queen (a wildlife documentary narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor
Apple TV+ is also offering major discounts on plenty of its movies and TV shows this month, ranging from $10 for TV shows and movies to $1 for a selected movie each day.
HBO is offering free access to its selected originals through the month of April. It includes a number of movies, TV shows, documentaries, etc. The content is limited to viewers in the US. Some of these free titles include:
- Pokémon Detective Pikachu
- True Blood
- Big Little Lies
- Silicon Valley
- The LEGO Movie 2: The Second part
- The Wire
Full list of free titles is available here.
AMC networks announced their new “We are with you” campaign on Friday. The network will allow users to watch the first half of The Walking Dead Season 10 on their website, along with several BBC America nature documentaries for free. Free IFC programming will include full seasons of “Baroness von Sketch Show,” “Birthday Boys,” and “Spoils of Babylon” among others. It was previously announced that AMC and BBC America had moved up the premiere date of “Killing Eve” Season 3 to April 21.
Amazon Prime Now
Amazon Prime is now offering free access to select TV shows and movies for kids without a Prime subscription. Amazon Prime Video can also be accessed through a free one-month trial of Amazon Prime for those who have not yet had a subscription. Several movies and TV shows are available through IMDB TV, an Amazon-owned service that offers free ad-supported content.
Netflix, Hulu, and Quibi
These well-known streaming services are also offering free trials with Netflix and Hulu offering 30-day free trial while Quibi offering a 90-day free trial.