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From ‘White Lotus’ to ‘The Last of Us,’ Stream the Best HBO Shows on Hulu With Max®

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Did you know you can stream HBO shows on Hulu? With the Max® Add-on, Hulu subscribers can watch hit HBO Original serieslike White Lotus, The Last of Us, Deadwood, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Game of Thrones, and so much more. 

Keep reading to discover some of the best shows on HBO streaming now on Hulu, and learn how to get started with the Max Add-on. 

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The Best HBO Shows to Watch on Hulu With the Max Add-On

The Last of Us

Title art for the 2023 hit HBO show, The Last of Us.

Adapted from the acclaimed PlayStation® game, The Last of Us is a gripping post-apocalyptic action drama series set in a world ravaged by a mutated fungal infection that triggers a global pandemic. As the infected transform into zombie-like beings, the uninfected must navigate the treacherous landscape to survive in a world forever altered by the outbreak.

Learn more about the hit series, starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey, with our insider’s guide to The Last of Us and more zombie shows on Hulu. 

Watch: The Last of Us*

*The Last of Us is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.


Title art for the HBO Original series, Deadwood.

Fortune comes at a price in this hit Western drama series that explores the tumultuous rise of a lawless South Dakota mining town in the late 1800s. Personalities and ambitions clash as outlaws, entrepreneurs, and lawmen fight for power and survival in a frontier town rife with corruption and violence. Timothy Olyphant stars as Seth Bullock in the critically acclaimed HBO series, Deadwood.

Discover more shows like Deadwood with the Hulu Westerns guide.

Watch: Deadwood*

*Deadwood is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.


Title art for the HBO Original series, Veep.

Political satire sets the scene for Veep — an HBO comedy series, starring Julia LouisDreyfus as Senator turned Vice President turned President, Selina Meyer — and she’s making history whether you like it or not. 

Veep uses humor and exaggeration to parallel, critique, and highlight the ironies of modern-day politics in America, offering a satirical commentary on political culture and those involved in it.

Watch: Veep*

*Veep is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

Sex and the City

Title art for the HBO Original series, Sex and the City.

Does it get more iconic than Sex and the City? Female friendship is everything in this New York City-based romantic dramedy series. 

Whether it’s having frank discussions about their sex lives (or lack thereof), gossiping about people within their social circles, or maintaining a personal identity through relationships, careers, and motherhood — Sex and the City is all about friendship and womanhood through the lens of Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) and her best friends. 

Watch: Sex and the City*

*Sex and the City is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones (GoT) is a fan-favorite mythical drama series chock-full of medieval knights, castles, dragons, and gory fight scenes where you win or you die. Follow along as the powerful families of Westeros and Essos fight to control the Iron Throne and Seven Kingdoms as an impending winter threatens danger and uncertainty. 

Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, and Maisie Williams, alongside many others, star in this fantasy drama series that took the world by storm. 

Once you get through all eight seasons of GoT, don’t forget to stream the prequel series, House of the Dragon,* on Hulu with the Max Add-on. 

Watch: Game of Thrones*

*Game of Thrones is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

The White Lotus

Title art for the HBO drama series, The White Lotus, starring Jennifer Coolidge.

Nothing is ever quite as it seems at the chain of global White Lotus luxury hotels. Start the first season of The White Lotus on the sandy shores of Hawaii before following guest Tanya McQuoid (Jennifer Coolidge) across the world to the ancient cliffs of Italy for Season 2, featuring new characters and storylines at another scandalous White Lotus hotel. 

Be sure to check out these other shows and movies featuring the iconic Jennifer Coolidge streaming now on Hulu.

Watch: The White Lotus*

*The White Lotus is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.


Title art for the Golden Globe nominated HBO Original drama Euphoria

HBO’s Euphoria delivers stunning cinematography to tell dramatized stories of real-life issues experienced by teens and young adults. From drug addiction to gender identity, sexuality, loss, mental health, friendship, and young love — Zendaya’s character, Rue, and her friends experience it all. 

Zendaya, Jacob Elordi, Sydney Sweeney, Hunter Schafer, and Angus Cloud star in Seasons 1 and 2 of this hit HBO drama series. While you wait for Season 3, fill the void with more shows like Euphoria streaming now on Hulu. 

Watch: Euphoria*

*Euphoria is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

The Sopranos

Title art for the hit HBO series, The Sopranos, starring James Gandolfini.

It’s not easy being a mob boss — just ask Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini) of the DiMeo crime family, a mob group loosely based on real-life organized crime families in New Jersey. The pressures of work and life lead Tony to seek professional counseling to help him balance being a husband and father while doing the dirty work of a mobster. 

The American dream and the human condition are examined through a suspenseful blend of intense drama and dark humor in one of the most iconic television series of all time, streaming now on Hulu with the Max add-on. 

Watch: The Sopranos*

*The Sopranos is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Title art for the HBO® sitcom series, Curb Your Enthusiasm.

By Larry David, starring Larry David, and playing — well — Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm is a long-running sitcom series based on an over-the-top version of the comedian’s life as a partially retired TV writer living in Los Angeles. He has everything anyone could ever want — a recipe for boredom when it comes to someone like Larry. So what else is there for him to do other than stir things up for amusement?

Often finding himself in awkward or humorous situations due to his social faux pas and neurotic tendencies, Larry and the cast of Curb Your Enthusiasm are known for their improvised dialogue, witty humor, and satirical take on social conventions and the absurdities of modern life.

Watch: Curb Your Enthusiasm*

*Curb Your Enthusiasm is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.


Title art for the HBO Original series, Barry, starring Bill Hader.

Comedian Bill Hader stars as Barry — a criminal searching for some direction. Once a midwestern hitman, Barry is inspired to switch up his career after serendipitously getting caught up in the Los Angeles theater scene. But Barry’s dark past isn’t about to let him go easily. Navigating the complexities of both worlds, Barry comes face-to-face with moral dilemmas, personal conflicts, and unexpected consequences. 

Henry Winkler, Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, and Anthony Carrigan star alongside Hader in this critically acclaimed HBO dark comedy series. 

Watch: Barry*

*Barry is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.


Title art for the final season of the HBO series, Succession.

The Roy family owns the biggest media company in the world. When the family patriarch and company leader Logan Roy (Brian Cox) decides to step down, his ruthless children fight each other for control by any means necessary in this hit HBO drama. 

Watch: Succession*

*Succession is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

Mare of Easttown

Title art for the HBO Original series, Mare of Easttown.

Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) has spent her entire life in the same small Pennsylvania town, where everyone has known her since she was the star of the high school basketball team. These days, she’s known for her role as the town’s lead detective (and her complicated personal life).

When a local girl is found murdered, it’s on Mare to figure out who did it — all while her world is falling apart. 

Watch: Mare of Easttown*

*Mare of Easttown is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

I May Destroy You

Title art for the HBO Original series, I May Destroy You.

London, U.K. blogger Arabella (Michaela Coel) experiences sudden fame when her book becomes a bestseller, leading to pressure to produce a follow-up. Grappling with expectations from her agent and publicist, Arabella’s life spirals after a traumatic night out on the town, where fragmented memories of a sexual assault gradually come into focus. 

Amidst her quest for truth, Arabella’s personal and professional worlds collide, jeopardizing her relationships and well-being in this dark, intense, and thought-provoking HBO drama series created by and starring Michaela Coel. 

Watch: I May Destroy You*

*I May Destroy You is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

True Blood 

Title art for the HBO Original series, True Blood.

Supernatural drama meets steamy romance and dark humor in the HBO vampire series, True Blood

Thanks to the invention of synthetic blood, vampires can come out of the coffin and live freely among humans. Actress Anna Paquin stars as Sookie Stackhouse, a waitress with the ability to read people’s minds as she becomes tangled in the mystical world of vampires, werewolves, witches, and demons cohabiting in a small Louisiana town. 

Watch: True Blood*

*True Blood is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

Six Feet Under

Title art for the HBO Original series, Six Feet Under.

The Fisher family is, well, dysfunctional. But you almost have to be when you’re in the business of death. It isn’t until the Fishers experience their own life-shattering loss that they truly understand the impact of loss, despite being surrounded by it daily within their family-run funeral home. 

Dark humor and philosophical insight intertwine to create the Emmy Award®-winning HBO series, Six Feet Under

Watch: Six Feet Under*

*Six Feet Under is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.


Title art for the HBO Original series, Chernobyl.

Praised for its commitment to historical accuracy, HBO’s miniseries Chernobyl chronicles the events surrounding Ukraine’s catastrophic nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 and follows the brave individuals who worked tirelessly to contain the fallout and prevent further devastation — exposing the political corruption and human cost of the disaster in the process.

Watch: Chernobyl*

*Chernobyl is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

The Leftovers

Title art for the HBO Original series, The Leftovers.

Happiness ceases to exist in the two years since the “Sudden Departure” — an event in which two percent of the world’s population inexplicably vanished. But this show isn’t about the departed. It’s about the “leftovers,” who have no choice but to muddle through life with the burden of grief and loss without closure. 

Watch: The Leftovers*

*The Leftovers is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

Silicon Valley

A still image from the HBO Original series, Silicon Valley.

In need of a good laugh? Have one at the expense of the tech industry’s finest. 

Silicon Valley is an HBO comedy series that follows a group of tech-savvy and socially awkward misfits as they chase entrepreneurial success with their startup company, Pied Piper. All they have to do is ignore the noise from eccentric billionaires and rival companies, and see past the pressures of success and innovation — easy, right?

Watch: Silicon Valley*

*Silicon Valley is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

The Righteous Gemstones

Title art for the HBO Original series, The Righteous Gemstones.

Serving the Lord (and themselves), the Gemstones are a family of enlightened megachurch pastors with a global following. Their long-standing traditions include scandal, rivalry, and the occasional charity event. 

The worst parts of modern evangelicalism meet satire in this HBO comedy series, starring John Goodman,  Adam DeVine, and Danny McBride. 

Watch: The Righteous Gemstones*

*The Righteous Gemstones is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.


Title art for the HBO Original series, Watchmen.

Based on the graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore, Watchmen is an HBO superhero drama and limited series that serves as a sequel to the book — expanding upon themes and characters while introducing brand-new elements to the story. 

Questions about power, justice, and morality are explored in the show’s complex world. 

Discover more shows based on books streaming now on Hulu. 

Watch: Watchmen*

*Watchmen is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.


Created by and starring the multi-talented Issa Rae, Insecure is a hit HBO comedy series about navigating life, love, and a career as a Black woman in Los Angeles. Intelligent and insightful, the show follows Issa Dee (Issa Rae) and her best friend Molly (Yvonne Orji) in their pursuits of happiness in the modern world. 

Discover more groundbreaking movies and TV shows by Black creators streaming now on Hulu. 

Watch: Insecure*

*Insecure is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

True Detective 

Title art for the HBO Original series, True Detective.

Complex characters, atmospheric cinematography, and deep-seated crime set the stage for this crime drama and anthology series that follows a non-linear timeline from Louisiana to Los Angeles. If you’re a fan of procedural dramas and murder mysteries, you’ll love this hit HBO series starring some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Rachel McAdams, Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, and more

With new stories and characters each season, you’ll never get bored of True Detective

Watch: True Detective*

*True Detective is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

The Wire

Title art for the HBO Original series, The Wire.

Gritty and unflinching, The Wire is a popular HBO series that takes place in the trenches of Baltimore’s urban decay, where the lives of law enforcement, criminals, politicians, addicts, and ordinary citizens are intertwined through poverty and systemic dysfunction.

Lance Reddick and Dominic West star in this popular HBO crime thriller series. 

Watch: The Wire*

*The Wire is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

Band of Brothers

Title art for the HBO Original series, Band of Brothers.

HBO’s Band of Brothers takes place during World War II — a time when the world asked ordinary men to do extraordinary things. This TV miniseries tells the true story of the Easy Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, following them from rigorous training in Georgia to experiencing the unimaginable during combat. 

From the D-Day invasion of Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge, they depended on each other while the world depended on them. 

Watch: Band of Brothers*

*Band of Brothers is available on Hulu with a Max® add-on subscription.

How to Watch HBO Shows on Hulu

One bill, one streaming platform, and hundreds of HBO Original series and movies in one app. 

You don’t have to choose between your favorite streaming services. Add Max to your Hulu subscription and get the best of both worlds — here’s how. 

Get the Max Add-On 

It’s easy to add Max to your current Hulu subscription. 

Go to your Account page, scroll down to the “Add-ons” section, and select the Max Add-on — it’s that simple! Start streaming Hulu and Max content conveniently on one bill and one streaming platform in seconds. 

Need more help? Visit the Max Add-on help page.



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