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WarnerMedia Announces HBO Max Launch Date

WarnerMedia has announced the debut of it’s streaming service, HBO Max. The service is set to debut on May 27.

WarnerMedia reports that around 10,000 hours of content appear on the the service and will cost consumers $14.99 per month.

Initially announcing it was launching a streaming service in October 2018, The AT&T entity unveiled the HBO Max brand in July 2019.

The service will offer a huge library of popular titles including Doctor Who, The Big Bang Theory, and Friends, which the latter’s reunion show has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic halting production. There will also be original series such as a Strange Adventures, Green Lantern, and SC Superhero High.

Earlier this week, it was revealed that J.J. Abrams was working on three shows for HBO Max: Overlook, set in Stephen King’s The Shining universe; DC Justice League Dark show; and period drama Duster.

HBO Max will be available online and via a number of platforms including Charter Communications and YouTube’s TV MVPD service.

What are your thoughts? Are you looking forward to HBO Max? Will you be getting the service? Here’s everything expected to appear on HBO Max:

Licensed Content (Available on Launch)

Series

Adam Ruins Everything
Adventure Time
The Alienist
American Dynasties: The Kennedys
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
At Home with Amy Sedaris
The Bachelor
The Bachelorette
Batwoman
The Big Bang Theory
The Boondocks
The Carbonaro Effect
The Closer
CNN Decade Series (The 2000s, The Nineties, etc.)
Conan Travel Specials
Dexter’s Laboratory
Doctor Who
Doom Patrol
Ellen’s Game of Games
Falling Skies
The Flintstones
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Friends
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Gossip Girl
The Honourable Woman
Impractical Jokers
The Jetsons
Little Big Shots
Looney Tunes
Mad TV
Miracle Workers
The OC
The Office (British version)
The Powerpuff Girls
Pretty Little Liars
Pride and Prejudice
Primal
Rick & Morty
Rizzoli & Isles
Robot Chicken
Samurai Jack
Sesame Street
The Smurfs
South Park
Steven Universe
This Is Life with Lisa Ling
Top Gear / BBC
United Shades of America with Kamau Bell
The West Wing
Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Movies

13 Going on 30
2001: A Space Odyssey
Austin Powers
The Bodyguard
Casablanca
Chariots of Fire
Citizen Kane
The Color Purple
The Conjuring
Dangerous Liaisons
The Departed
The Dark Knight
DC Films – All live action movies from the past decade
The Departed
Gremlins
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Hairspray
Happy Feet
The Hobbit Trilogy
The Iron Giant
Kill Bill Volumes 1 & 2
The Last Samurai
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Magic Mike
March of the Penguins
The Matrix Trilogy
Million Dollar Baby
Miss Congeniality
Mona Lisa Smile
Ocean’s Eleven
The Right Stuff
Risky Business
Scooby-Doo
The Shawshank Redemption
The Shining
Space Jam
Spirited Away and the entire Ghibli Film Collection
Watchmen
Wonder Woman
When Harry Met Sally
The Wizard of Oz

HBO Max Original Content (Coming Soon)

Kids and Family

Adventure Time: Distant Lands: BMO, Obsidian, Wizard City, and Together Again specials
Craftopia
Esme & Roy
The Fungies!
Gremlins: Secrets of The Mogwai
Jellystone
Karma
Little Ellen
Looney Tunes Cartoons
Mecha Builders
The Monster at the End of This Story
The Not Too Late Show with Elmo
Sesame Street
Tig N’ Seek

Gen Z

15 Minutes of Shame
Brad & Gary Go To…
College Girls (wt)
DC Super Hero High
Generation Hustle (wt)
Gossip Girl
Grease: Rydell High
Green Lantern
Strange Adventures
Tooned Out
UNpregnant

Adults

Americanah
Birth, Wedding, Funeral
Bobbie Sue
The Boondocks
Bourdain
Circe
Crime Farm
Doom Patrol
Dune: The Sisterhood
Ellen’s Home Design Challenge
EQUAL
Expecting Amy (wt)
First Dates Hotel
The Flight Attendant
Full Bloom
gen:LOCK
The Greatest Space
Heaven’s Gate
The Hos (wt)
Legendary
Let Them All Talk (wt)
Love Life
Made for Love
Persona (wt)
Raised by Wolves
Rap Sh*t (wt)
The Scoop (wt)
Search Party
Stand-up Specials Presented by Conan O’Brien
Starstruck
Station Eleven
Superintelligence
Tokyo Vice

HBO Originals (Coming Soon)

Avenue 5
Bad Education
Betty
The Gilded Age
His Dark Materials
House Of The Dragon
How To…With John Wilson
I Know This Much Is True
Industry
January 22nd
Lovecraft Country
Mare Of Easttown
The Nevers
The New Pope
The Outsider
Perry Mason
The Plot Against America
Run
The Third Day
The Undoing
We Are Who We Are

HBO Library Highlights

Series (Available on Launch)

Barry
Big Little Lies
Chernobyl
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Deadwood
Entourage
Euphoria
Game of Thrones
Insecure
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
My Brilliant Friend
Oz
Real Time with Bill Maher
The Righteous Gemstones
Sex and the City
Silicon Valley
Six Feet Under
The Sopranos
Succession
True Blood
True Detective
Veep
Watchmen
Westworld
The Wire

Movies (Available in the first year of launch)

A Star Is Born
Aquaman
Bridesmaids
Crazy Rich Asians
Crazy, Stupid, Love
Detective Pikachu
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Glass
Isn’t It Romantic?
It Chapter 2
Joker
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Little
Love Actually
Madagascar
Notting Hill
Rio
Shazam!
Smallfoot
The Town
Us
War of the Worlds

L. Lamar Booker

L. Lamar is Owner/CEO, Editor-in-Chief, Chief Content Officer of Up Your Geek. He hails from Philadelphia, PA. He is a writer, reporter and interviewer as well, and has been covering a wide range of pop culture and entertainment news and events for the last 5 years. Opinions expressed are my own.

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