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Michellerobynn

HBOGo / SHOWTIME Anytime

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I'm sure there is a good reason that HBOGO and Showtime Anytime are not available as premium apps on the new OLED 2016 models but seriously, but it's so disappointing. I have a cablebox and I'm looking to simple my life through smart tv and would prefer if I could just cancel my HBO on demand subscription and showtime subscription through cable and pay for the Apps because I never watch live tv. I also don't want to have purchase a Roku or Amazon stick. I mean maybe I should Roku remotes could control my tv?

Anyway here is one request - please add HBOGO and Showtime anytime to the LG smartv webos3.

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I need HBO GO in the app store, this could be a dealbreaker. Roku has HBO GO

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How come no one replies to this?

I too want these apps on webOS.

What's the deal?

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Also would like to see hob go and showtime apps.  I keep buying Samsung Tvs as they have this.  Better integration with Apple would be a plus

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Ditto on this. Had I known  this before purchasing I might have just gone with Samsung. As it is, I'm going to go give them another look... LG can't rest on their OLED laurels forever.

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Yeah you can get it through Amazon app but have to pay additional $15 for it

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This is ridiculous a brand like LG doesn't have one of the most popular apps available.  The reason I was searching for an answer was I am in the hunt for a 2nd smart TV for my basement, no way will I be getting another LG.

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Hi guys,

I was looking at a 55UH850V, but need HBO Now installed in the OS. I'm assuming, since HBO Go is missing, that HBO Now is MIA too? This would be a deal breaker for me if other brands feature it in their OS.

Thanks!

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Have you all asked HBO to develop an app for webOS TV?

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I also did submit a request and got a generic answer asking me to subscribe for updates as to which devices were supported or not.

Hard to say if this is HBO's fault or LG's. I'm leaning heavily towards HBO.

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My workaround is I also have Amazon prime. All HBO content is available through Amazon's app. Of course you need the HBO subscription, too. I've also just played  HBO from my laptop w/ HDMI before that. 

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But do you have access to ALL of HBO Now's catalogue through Amazon?

Another option is to use an Apple TV but that kind of defeats the purpose of a Smart TV.

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disappointed that it is 2016 and we don't have HBO Go on the WebOS.  Samsung's OS has it on my 2014 smart tv.  my consoles has it, it is just disappointing.  I hope they'll add it soon.  I only need it to view it directly and not opening up the console (installing the app).   

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