Amazon Prime Video Regains HBO Max

After a brief departure from Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max is back.

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The drama is over between Amazon Prime Video and HBO Max. The streaming service is returning to Prime Video after the two companies ended a year-long disagreement.

Warner Bros. Discovery (HBO Max’s parent company) and Amazon announced this week that HBO Max will once again be an Amazon Prime benefit, available via Amazon's Prime Video Channels. HBO Max will be available as an add-on streaming service for $14.99 a month (on top of Amazon Prime’s yearly subscription).

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