HBO adds to its growing slate of stand-up comedy with new, one-hour specials with Tracy Morgan, John Early, Rose Matafeo, and Ahir Shah.
Boys – Russell T. Davies drama series about emotional journey of five friends during the 1980s, during the AIDS epidemic – will be streamed in the U.S. exclusively by HBO Max in 2020.
HBO Max will launch in May, 2020 with a 10,000-hour library including 1800 movies plus a wide-ranging kids & families slate; new content from the likes of Ridley Scott, Greg Berlanti, Elizabeth Banks, Mindy Kaling, Issa Rae, Conan O’Brien and more.
Plus (wait for it…) – a straight to series order for ten episodes of Game of Thrones prequel House of Dragons! The series will follow the House of Targaryen beginning 300 years before the opening of Game of Thrones.
WarnerMedia has announced that feature film Bobbie Sue – about a scrappy blue collar lawyer played by Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin, Annihilation) – will premiere exclusively on HBO Max.
Ridley Scott’s sci-fi series Raised by Wolves has moved from TNT to HBO Max.
The 10-episode series – about two androids raising a human child on a ‘mysterious virgin planet’ – has just wrapped on production in Cape Town, South Africa.
Conan O’Brien and Team Coco will be bringing five stand-up specials to HBO Max – two that feature short sets from multiple up-and-coming comics and one-hour-long sets from three comedians.
The streaming rights to Adult Swim’s unique hit series Rick and Morty have been snapped up by HBO Max.
The show’s first three seasons will be available when the streaming service debuts in May. Future seasons will premiere on Adul Swim before moving to HBO Max.
South Park is coming to HBO Max – all 23 seasons will premiere on the streaming service in June, with episodes from the next three seasons premiering on HBO Max the day after they air on Comedy Central.
The biggest comics-to-television producer in the world, Greg Berlanti, has announced two new DC-inspired series exclusively for HBO Max.
Strange Adventures will be a one-hour anthology series featuring characters from across the DC universe, while the Green Lantern-inspired series will be based on the characters of the iconic DC comic.
HBO Max has announced three half-hour comedy series: DC Super Hero High from Elizabeth Banks; half-hour comedy series Rap Sh*t (workling title) from Issa Rae and College Girls from Mindy Kaling.
When HBO Max debuts it will feature an array of programming for kids and families that will include classic Warner Bros. (Merrie Melodies) and Hanna-Barbera cartoons (Scooby-Do, Yogi Bear), along with new shows Looney Tunes and Jellystone.
New series also include The Fungies and Tig N’ Seek and Robert Zemeckis’ live-action/animation hybrid comedy Tooned Out.