EDITORS, PLEASE NOTE:
HBO is making it easier for fans to enjoy their favorite Sunday night shows before the Labor Day holiday weekend begins.
The upcoming episodes of SUCCESSION, THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES and BALLERS will be available to stream starting on FRIDAY, AUG. 30, exclusively on HBO GO(R), HBO NOW(R) and HBO On Demand(R), as well as through partners' streaming platforms. The episodes will still debut at their originally scheduled times SUNDAY, SEPT. 1 on the main HBO channel, starting at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT).
Episodes available for early streaming include:
Season 2, Episode #4: "Safe Room"
Episode Preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgLzfZKb7IY
Roman (Kieran Culkin) begins a six-week management training program in the Parks division and is irritated about spending so much time with "normals." Logan (Brian Cox) brings Shiv (Sarah Snook) in for a day at Waystar, raising suspicions with Kendall (Jeremy Strong) and Gerri (J. Smith-Cameron). Connor (Alan Ruck) and Willa (Justine Lupe) attend the funeral of a family friend with a complicated past. Logan and Kendall arrange a covert meeting with PGM CEO Rhea Jarrell (Holly Hunter), as a controversy surrounding a star anchor leads to a day of chaos at ATN headquarters.
Written by Georgia Pritchett; directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman.
THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES
Season 1, Episode #3: "They Are Weak, But He Is Strong"
Series Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqJRIQO7sqw&t=29s
Aimee-Leigh's (Jennifer Nettles) elderly brother Baby Billy (Walton Goggins) returns to the Gemstone ministry, bringing along his much younger wife Tiffany (Valyn Hall). Jesse closes ranks on his co-conspirators to root out the identity of his blackmailers.
Written by Danny McBride & John Carcieri; directed by David Gordon Green.
Season 5, Episode #2: "Must Be the Shoes"
Season Five Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjnZJ-6Dw4U
After learning of competing owner offers, Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) engages with past allies. Joe (Rob Corddry) is tasked with apologizing for creating a hostile work environment with the help of Kate (Catherine Haena Kim), a sharp Sports X exec. Ricky (John David Washington) and Vernon (Donovan W. Carter) each consider different kinds of futures, while Charles (Omar Miller) tries to hide some unwelcome news.
Written by Rob Weiss & Stephen Levinson; directed by Chloe Domont.