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Barry season 3 HBO Max release date and time — how to watch online right now

Bill Hader as Barry Block/Berkman in Barry season 3
(Image credit: HBO)

It's finally time to watch Barry season 3, as one of the best HBO Max returns tonight. The dark, violent comedy returns after what feels like an eternity (three years). Yes, Bill Hader was last seen portraying the hitman-turned-aspiring actor way back in May 2019. 

Barry season 3 streaming details

Barry season 3 premieres today (Sunday, April 24) at 10 p.m. ET on HBO and HBO Max (opens in new tab).

Barry follows the titular character as he tries to leave behind his violent past for his newfound passion: theater. But untangling himself from contract killing is much harder and messier than anticipated. 

Even as he attends an acting class taught by Gene Cousineau (Henry Winkler) and romances fellow acting student Sally Reed (Sarah Goldberg), Barry must still contend with figures from the criminal world, including assassin mentor Monroe Fuches (Stephen Root) and Chechen gangster NoHo Hank (Anthony Carrigan). 

In Barry season 3, he must wrestle with the inner demons that led to the bloodbath at the monastery. What is it about his own psyche that led him to become a killer in the first place? 

How to watch Barry season 3 in the U.S.

In the U.S., Barry season 3 premieres today (Sunday, April 24) at 10 p.m. ET on HBO and HBO Max (opens in new tab)

Season 3 consists of eight episodes, which will drop weekly on Sundays.

If you haven't signed up for HBO Max, what are you waiting for? It's our top pick among the best streaming services.

HBO Max (opens in new tab) offers an exceptional library, including all of HBO's prestige series, like Game of Thrones, The Sopranos and The Wire. Plus, the service has its own originals like Hacks and The Flight Attendant. HBO Max costs $15 per month (or $10 for the ad-supported tier).

How to watch Barry season 3 in Canada

While Canadians don't have access to HBO Max, they're in luck because Barry season 3 will be streaming on Crave (opens in new tab)

The streaming service has a seven-day free trial (opens in new tab). After that, the Movies + HBO package costs $19.98 CAD per month. 

How to watch Barry season 3 in the UK

Unfortunately, Brits don't get HBO Max. While many HBO shows air on a Sky TV (opens in new tab) channel and stream on NOW, Barry season 3 doesn't have a premiere date yet. 

Travelers can access all their paid services with the help of the best VPN services, such as Express VPN.

How to watch Barry season 3 in Australia

HBO Max isn't available in Australia, either. But Aussies are in luck because Barry season 3 will stream on Binge (opens in new tab). Episodes will drop on the same schedule as HBO Max.

Barry season 3 trailer

The Barry season 3 trailer doesn't give away much about the plot, but it's clear all the characters are in varying stages of a meltdown. Barry is still reeling from his murderous spree at the monastery, while Gene is still dealing with law enforcement over girlfriend Janice's death. The acting coach now knows Barry is a killer, but what will he do about it?

Barry season 3 cast

The cast of Barry season 3 is led by Bill Hader as Barry Berkman / Barry Block, a former Marine from Cleveland turned hitman turned aspiring actor. 

Hader is joined by returning cast members:

  • Stephen Root as Monroe Fuches, Barry's family friend and hitman mentor
  • Henry Winkler as Gene Cousineau, an acting coach
  • Sarah Goldberg as Sally Reed, an acting student and Barry's girlfriend
  • Anthony Carrigan as NoHo Hank, a leader in the Chechen mafia
  • Sarah Burns as Detective Mae Dunn of the LAPD
  • D’Arcy Carden (“The Good Place”) as Natalie Greer, an actress and Sally's friend
  • Michael Irby  as Cristobal Sifuentes, the leader of the Bolivian mafia

Kelly is a senior writer covering streaming media for Tom’s Guide, so basically, she watches TV for a living. Previously, she was a freelance entertainment writer for Yahoo, Vulture, TV Guide and other outlets. When she’s not watching TV and movies for work, she’s watching them for fun, seeing live music, writing songs, knitting and gardening.