HBO Max – The New Streaming Powerhouse?

HBO Max is a new streaming platform that will bundle HBO with your favorites from Warner Bros. huge film library. HBO Max will also present new content exclusively for Max subscribers like Seth Rogans, An American Pickle.

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HBO Max subscribers will have full access to the entire HBO library. Included are old favorites like The Sopranos and Veep as well as new series and popular movies. Here are some new Max originals to look forward to:

  • Tokyo Vice | Based on Jake Adelstein’s non-fiction first-hand account of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police beat. Starring Ansel Elgort.
  • The Flight Attendant | A thriller series based on the novel by Chris Bohjalian. Starring Kaley Cuoco and produced by Kaley Cuoco and Greg Berlanti.
  • Love Life | A romantic comedy anthology series. Starring Anna Kendrick. Produced by Anna Kendrick and Paul Feig.
  • Made for Love | A 10 episode series adaption from the novel Made for Love by Alissa Nutting. Directed by S.J. Clarkson.
  • Gossip Girl (reboot) – Eight years after the original website went out, a new generation of New York private schools teenagers discover the social surveillance of Gossip Girl. 

HBO Max Kids Movies

  • Craftopia | A kids crafting competition series. Hosted and produced by Lauren Riihimaki also known as LauraDIY. 
  • Karma | Young contestants ages 12-15 solve puzzles and overcome physical challenges off the grid where karma has the final say. Hosted by Michelle Khare. 
  • Little Ellen | An animated children’s series that explores the world through the experiences of a young Ellen DeGeneres. 

There are more big announcements expected on the horizon. HBO Max has secured deals with J.J. Abrams, Greg Berlanti, and Reese Witherspoon. 

Alongside new HBO Max originals fans will find WarnerMedia favorites as well. WarnerMedia’s top brands such as: Warner Bros., New Line Cinema, DC, CNN, Turner Library, Crunchroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes and more will be included with HBO Max.

Some of the most popular acquired content includes:

  • The Big Bang Theory | All 12 seasons, 279 episodes.
  • Doctor Who | 11 seasons.
  • Friends | All seasons, 236 episodes. 
  • South Park | All 23 seasons.

How much will HBO Max cost?

HBO Max will cost $14.99 per month, plus any applicable taxes. 

What will happen to HBO channels, HBO GO, and HBO NOW?

There are currently no plans in place to change anyone’s current HBO subscription. HBO will remain its own stand alone brand and service. 

HBO Max is not an extension of HBO but a new service with HBO media included along with WanerMedia’s large library of film. 

HBO NOW subscribers that are billed directly by HBO will also get access to WarnerMedia’s resources on HBO Max. 

AT&T subscribers who get HBO through services like AT&T TV or U-Verse will also get access to WarnerMedia’s new Max deal at no extra charge.

What devices will HBO Max be available on?

HBO Max will be available on phones, tablets, Mac and PC browsers, streaming media players like smart TV’s, and game consoles. More details will be released in alignment with the launch date. 

To learn more about HBO Max visit their official website or social media channels listed below. To see more about streaming kids movies visit our streaming animated movies page or jump straight to Netflix or Hulu.


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