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How to watch Peacemaker episode 4 online right now: release date and time

John Cena in Peacemaker on HBO Max
(Image credit: HBO Max)

It's finally time to watch Peacemaker episode 4 online! Yes, fans of the John Cena-led series, we're only getting one (not three) episodes this week.

Peacemaker episode 4 release date and time:

Date: Peacemaker episodes 4 debuted today (Thursday, Jan. 20).
Time: 3 a.m. ET
U.S.: Watch on HBO Max (opens in new tab)
Canada: Watch on Crave (opens in new tab)

Peacemaker, one of the more exciting new shows of January 2022, arrived to smash expectations with its three premiere episodes last week. In the first episode alone, Peacemaker got out of the hospital, got recruited to do more of Amanda Waller's dirtiest work, had a very chaotic hookup that got hairier when she pulled a giant knife on him, reunited with his dad who can't stand him and met his new coworkers who don't get along at all. 

Before long, we learned that Christopher Smith's new assignment (Project Butterfly) is just as supernatural as his last (Project Starfish). And we learned a little about what makes some of his new colleagues twitch.

I wish I was watching episode 4 right now, though, we start to wonder when the hood will be ripped off Auggie Smith, who seems to be a white power villain from DC's old days. And since we know Adebayo is Waller's daughter, we know that the gang should be suspicious of her true endgame — and how naive she actually is. 

And before we get the details of where and how to watch Peacemaker episode 4, let's watch its amazing opening credits again:

How to watch Peacemaker episode 4 online in the U.S.

In the U.S., Peacemaker episode 4 arrived today (Jan. 20) at 3 a.m. ET. Peacemaker episode 5 is coming next week.

Currently, HBO Max has a nice offer for new and returning subscribers: 20% off both its ad-free and ad-supported tiers. That means you'll pay $11.99 per month (opens in new tab) for the regular plan and $7.99 per month (opens in new tab) for the ad-supported plan. This price is good for 12 months, after which you'll go back to the normal rates.

Since it's an HBO Max Original, Peacemaker is available on the ad-supported version of HBO Max. If you haven't signed up yet, what are you waiting for? HBO Max is No. 1 on our list of the best streaming services

HBO Max (opens in new tab) is our favorite streaming service for its vast, high-quality library, including all of HBO’s prestige series like Game of Thrones and Succession. They also offer recent hit movies like The Matrix 4, classic series like Friends and their own originals like And Just Like That. HBO Max is currently on sale down to as low as $7.99 per month (opens in new tab), as explained above.

How to watch Peacemaker episode 2 online in Canada

Unlike our friends across the pond, our neighbors to the north in Canada have a good situation with Peacemaker. The VOD Crave platform will receive Peacemaker episode 2 on the same date and time as episodes debut in the U.S..

Crave has a 7-day free trial (opens in new tab). After that, the Movies + HBO package costs $19.98 CAD per month. 

If you're an American traveling abroad and want to use your HBO Max subscription, you'll need to look into the best VPN services.

How to watch Peacemaker online in the UK

I've got bad news. As of now, you won't be able to stream Peacemaker in the U.K., at least on the day of launch. 

Peacemaker episode schedule

Peacemaker's eight-episode first season debuts on January 13, when HBO Max will have three new episodes. New episodes debut on the following Thursdays.

  • Peacemaker episode 1 "A Whole New Whirled": January 13, 2022
  • Peacemaker episode 2 "Best Friends, For Never": January 13, 2022
  • Peacemaker episode 3 "Better Goff Dead": January 13, 2022
  • Peacemaker episode 4: January 20, 2022
  • Peacemaker episode 5: January 27, 2022
  • Peacemaker episode 6: February 3, 2022
  • Peacemaker episode 7: February 10, 2022
  • Peacemaker episode 6: February 17, 2022

Henry is a senior editor at Tom’s Guide covering streaming media, laptops and all things Apple, reviewing devices and services for the past seven years. Prior to joining Tom's Guide, he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. He's also covered the wild world of professional wrestling for Cageside Seats, interviewing athletes and other industry veterans.