How to Stream Cinemax on Apple TV [Possible Ways]

Cinemax on Apple TV

Pocket Guide

  • Cinemax is not available in the App Store of Apple TV.
  • You can watch Cinemax on Apple TV by adding the Cinemax channel to streaming apps like AppleTV+, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and DirecTV Stream.

Cinemax is a streaming platform that features popular movies and TV series. In Cinemax, you will get video content from HBO too. Unfortunately, the Cinemax app is unavailable on the App Store. But you can access the Cinemax channel by adding it as an addon in various streaming providers like Hulu, DIRECTV, etc. The easiest way to stream Cinemax content on Apple TV is by using Apple TV+. Ensure to get a subscription to Apple TV+ or other streaming services discussed below to watch Cinemax videos.

How to Watch Cinemax on Apple TV

#1. Power ON your Apple TV and connect the tvOS to a Wi-Fi network.

#2. On the home screen, look for the Apple TV+ app and select it.

Watch Cinemax on Apple TV

#3. If you have not signed in, enter your Apple credentials to sign in.

#4. Once signed in, navigate to the TV Channels section.

#5. Search for the Cinemax channel and tap it.

#6. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the subscription process of Cinemax.

#7. Now, you can watch your favorite Cinemax content on tvOS.

Alternate Ways to Watch Cinemax on Apple TV

In addition to AppleTV+, you can also add the Cinemax channel to the streaming services given below. Make sure to buy a primary subscription to any one of these streaming services and add the Cinemax channel by paying an extra $9.99 per month.

DirecTV Stream (AT&T TV)

DirecTV Stream on Apple TV

The best option to stream Cinemax on Apple TV is DirecTV Stream. It offers 200+ popular channels like Fox, CBS, NBC, HBO, AMC, A&E, etc. DirecTV Stream offers unlimited DVR storage, consisting of 1000+ on-demand content. You can download the DirecTV Stream from the App Store on Apple TV. This service offers different subscription plans. You must get the DirecTV Stream Entertainment Plan ($69.99 per month) to watch the Cinemax channel.


Hulu on Apple TV

Hulu is one of the best options to watch Cinemax on tvOS. The Hulu app is available on the App Store. You can download Hulu on Apple TV and can stream Cinemax by adding the add-on. Along with Cinemax, you can get 60+ other channels like ESPN, Fox Sports, AMC, HGTV, etc. Moreover, with Hulu + Live TV subscription, you can stream to 2 devices simultaneously. Before adding the Cinemax Premium add-on, get a subscription to Hulu.

Hulu (Ads)Hulu (No Ads)Hulu + Live TV
$7.99/ month$14.99/ month$69.99/ month
$13.99/ month (Disney+ and ESPN Bundle)$19.99/ month (Disney+ and ESPN Bundle)$75.99/ month (Disney+ and ESPN Bundle)

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Channels is another streaming service provider that offers Cinemax content. You can add the Cinemax channel to Amazon Prime Video via the Amazon website or app. You can get Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV from the App Store. With Amazon Prime Video, you can watch your favorite Cinemax content in high-resolution quality.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you watch Cinemax on Apple TV?

Yes. You can use AppleTV+, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, etc., to watch Cinemax on tvOS

2. Is Cinemax free with Amazon Prime?

No. You need to buy an extra $9.99 monthly along with the Prime Video subscription.