How to Watch ‘The New Pope’ Online – Live Stream the Show!

By Gabriela Vatu / January 12, 2020

There is a new controversial drama series heading over for HBO, but that's not exactly new for the network, is it? The New Pope follows the series from back in 2016 called The Young Pope, and we sincerely cannot wait to watch it online.

Although it was originally announced as the second season of The Young Pope, this new season of the show will be treated as an independent series. The Young Pope originally aired in 2016, and it was quite successful at the time.

The New Pope features Jude Law in the role of Pope Pius XIII and John Malkovich as Pope John Paul III. You will also get to watch Silvio Orlando, Javier Camara, Cecile de France, as well as Sharon Stone, and Marilyn Manson.

When and Where to Watch The New Pope?

The New Pope will premiere on January 13th on HBO, starting with 9:00 PM. The show will have nine episodes, so we'll get to watch it for a while.

How Can I Live Stream The New Pope?

When it comes to watching TV online, it is a thing that's super is it to do because there are platforms created specifically to help you out. In the case of HBO, they have their own services that you can subscribe to, especially considering that HBO itself is a pay-per-view network. In the United States, you have the option of going for HBO GO or HBO Now. In fact, both have the exact same content, but there's a difference in the sense that you can subscribe directly to HBO Now, while you have to subscribe through a cable company or a live TV service if you want to watch on HBO GO. In order to log into your account on HBO GO, you simply have to use the credentials provided to you by your TV provider as long as you do pay for the channel. Start your 7-day free trial on HBO today! Another great thing about watching content on the HBO streaming services is that you can enjoy the content at the same time that people watch on TV, as the episodes are uploaded at the same time. So, if the show starts at 9 PM, you can expect to see the episode available online at the exact same time.

HBO is a platform that works on a wide range of devices, including Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Android phones and tablets, iOS phones and tablets, as well as Fire tablets. (Note: Even though HBO is a service that is available all over the world, if you have an account created in the United States, you're going to need to be in the country if you want to watch the content. If you are traveling, you're going to need a VPN that can help you appear to be back home. Click here to learn more about what you need to do.)

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

Here's what you need to sign up for HBO GO:

Other Ways to Watch The New Pope

Hulu - Hulu is one of the services that will allow you to subscribe to HBO quite easily. The platform has both Live TV service and an on-demand platform, and HBO is available to subscribe to both of them. Start your 7-day free trial on Hulu today! Keep in mind that, even if you would have one of the on-demand subscriptions with Hulu, you can still add HBO to your account.

Amazon Prime - We also have Amazon Prime on our list because HBO is one of the channels that you can add to your subscription there. It will cost you the same $14.99, but you'll be able to enjoy the content from the same Amazon platform, and you get two subscriptions paid in the same place.

How Can I Watch The New Pope When Traveling Outside of the United States?

When you travel outside of the United States, there are some limitations to the things you can do with the platforms that you are subscribed to. More specifically, you need to know that a lot of TV services and streaming platforms are geo-blocked, which happens because there are licensing deals in place, and they can't allow content to be broadcast in areas that have not signed such an agreement yet. We understand this can be quite stressful for those who simply want to watch the content they started watching back home, but there is something that you can do on your own, which is to use a VPN that will change your IP address, so you appear to be back in the United States.

We can recommend you use a tool such as ExpressVPN, which comes with thousands of servers all over the world and some really great privacy features.

Here's how you can use ExpressVPN to watch HBO anywhere in the world:

Can I Watch The New Pope on the HBO Website?

Yes, this is something that you will be able to do because the episodes get uploaded as soon as the show starts airing for people watching HBO on regular TV. In order to access the website, you will need those credentials we were already discussing, as you basically will be watching with the help of HBO GO or HBO Now.

Can I Binge-watch The New Pope?

The only way that you will be able to binge on episodes from The New Pope is to subscribe to HBO because that's the only place where you will find the show. Of course, as soon as the episodes start airing, you'll be able to watch them all at once if that's how you prefer it.

Can I Purchase Episodes From The New Pope?

This is also something that you will be able to do rather easily because the new episodes from The New Pope will become available to buy from platforms like Google Play, YouTube, iTunes, Microsoft Store, Amazon Prime, and Vudu. Make sure to check all the links when we update the article with them in case any of the platforms have better prices, and you'll get to save some money.

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