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How to Watch ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ Online – Live Stream Season 18

By Gabriela Vatu / January 17, 2020

We can't seem to be able to stay away from those acidic commentaries, especially when they're also extremely funny, so it's no surprise that Real Time with Bill Maher is returning to HBO for yet another season. We plan to watch Real Time with Bill Maher online, and we say that it's a good idea for you to do the very same.

Real Time with Bill Maher started airing back in 2003, and it's grown in popularity ever since, with episodes airing throughout the year. In fact, nowadays, one season runs about 35 episodes, instead of the 20 episodes, it started out with.

Bill Maher is a comedian, and he's also quite well-informed and insightful, so his interviews and monologues are always something to enjoy.

When and Where to Watch Real Time with Bill Maher?

Real Time with Bill Maher is returning to HBO on January 17th, 2020, for its 18th season. New episodes will air every Friday starting with 10 PM.

How Can I Live Stream Real Time with Bill Maher?

We don't know about you, but we watch most of the content in our days online because it's just so much easier to enjoy in this way, since it allows us to take the content we love wherever we go, including to continue watching while on the bus, or even in the break room at work. When it comes to watching HBO online, things are pretty easy because the network has its own streaming services. We are talking, of course, about HBO GO and HBO Now, which both have the exact same content but differ in the sense that for HBO GO, you need to have a cable subscription, while on HBO Now you can subscribe directly. Start your 7-day free trial on HBO today! If you worried about not having access to the content online, then you should not do that because the episodes are uploaded to the platforms as soon as they start airing on TV, so you get to the content at the same time as everyone else even if you choose to watch online, which is pretty awesome.

HBO is a service that works on a wide range of devices, including Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Xbox 360, Android phones and tablets, iOS phones and tablets, as well as Fire tablets. The list is pretty extensive, and you certainly have at least one of these devices. Plus, you can also watch over your browser. (Note: HBO GO is a service that is available in dozens of countries around the world, but if you have an account that was created in the United States, you won't be able to access it from another country. Therefore, if you want to enjoy HBO GO or HBO Now when you travel outside of the United States, you should know that you'll need a VPN to help you achieve this. Click here to learn more about what you need to do.)

Here's how you can sign up for HBO Now:

Here's how you can sign up for HBO GO:

Other Ways to Watch Real Time with Bill Maher

Hulu - One of the coolest services that will allow you to add HBO to your subscription is Hulu, which has a really great list of channels to offer. You can also add HBO to your subscription if you have a simple account for the on-demand service rather than the live TV platform. Start your 7-day free trial on Hulu now! You should be aware of the fact that when you do subscribe to the live TV service on Hulu, you can also enjoy watching any of the titles available in the on-demand library.

Amazon Prime - We also have Amazon Prime on the list because this is a great service that enables you to mix all the subscriptions you have to similar services. If you add HBO to your Prime subscription, you get to enjoy watching content from the same app and paying your subscription from a single source. Start your Amazon Prime subscription with a 30-day long trial.

How Can I Watch Real Time with Bill Maher When Traveling Outside of the United States?

Something that we already mentioned is the fact that live TV platforms and streaming services, including HBO's platforms, are only available in the country where you created your account, in our case the United States. If you happen to travel outside of the country, you lose access to the services you subscribe to because they will recognize that your IP is not from the US. This means that you will get blocked and won't be able to watch Real Time with Bill Maher, or anything else on the platform, for that matter. The issue can be fixed relatively easily with the help of a VPN that can help change your IP address in under a minute.

If you're looking for recommendations, we can say that ExpressVPN is one of the best out there, as it features thousands of servers across the world and some really great privacy features to keep your data safe.

Let's see how you can use ExpressVPN to watch Real Time with Bill Maher anywhere you go:

Can I Watch Real Time with Bill Maher on the HBO Website?

Yes, this is something that you'll be able to do because their platform offers HBO GO and HBO Now, which allows you to watch new episodes as soon as they are aired on TV for traditional subscribers. You basically need either a subscription of HBO GO or HBO Now for you to enjoy the content.

Can I Binge-watch Real Time with Bill Maher?

Yes, this is something that you'll be able to do because as soon as more episodes become available you can go on the HBO website and stream them all. In fact, you will find previous seasons quite easily, so you can do that anytime you want already. It's also possible to watch the show over on Hulu if you have a subscription.

Can I Purchase Episodes from Real Time with Bill Maher?

If you really love the show, then this is also something that you can do by visiting platforms like Google Play, YouTube, iTunes, Microsoft Store, and Amazon Prime. You should check them all out in case any of them have a better price for the episodes you're looking to get or for the full seasons available.



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