Hoop Dreams scripted series coming to HBO Max via Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad

Warner Bros. TV has announced that Lena Waithe (The Chi, Master of None, Queen & Slim, Ready Player One) has inked a new deal that will bring the acclaimed documentary Hoop Dreams to HBO Max as a scripted series. Hoop Dreams is a 1994 American documentary film directed by Steve James, and produced by Frederick Marx, James, and Peter Gilbert, … Continue reading “Hoop Dreams scripted series coming to HBO Max via Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad”

HBO Max renews Doom Patrol – but will we see more butt monsters?

There’s going to be more Doom in our lives. During DC FanDome, HBO Max announced that the Max Original series Doom Patrol will return for a fourth season and released a mid-season trailer in anticipation of the remaining episodes of season three, which debut weekly on the service every Thursday until November 11. Doom Patrol … Continue reading “HBO Max renews Doom Patrol – but will we see more butt monsters?”

HBO Max announces premiere date and drops trailer for Peacemaker

HBO Max has released a teaser trailer for the Max Original series Peacemaker, written and directed by James Gunn and produced by Peter Safran, at DC FanDome. Peacemaker will explore the origins of the character that John Cena first portrayed in James Gunn’s 2021 film, The Suicide Squad – a compellingly vainglorious man who believes … Continue reading “HBO Max announces premiere date and drops trailer for Peacemaker”

Titans GO for fourth season on HBO Max

Today during DC FanDome, HBO Max announced that the Max Original series Titans has been renewed for a fourth season and revealed a first look at the season three finale ahead of its debut this Thursday, October 21.  Based on The Teen Titans, Titans follows young heroes from across the DC Universe as they come of age … Continue reading “Titans GO for fourth season on HBO Max”

Emmy Awards: HBO, HBO Max lead with 130 noms

Hosted by father-daughter duo Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) from Los Angeles and Jasmine Cephas Jones (Blindspotting), the 73rd Primetime Emmy nominations were announced this morning. HBO and HBO Max have received 130 Emmy nominations. Leading the series was Misha Green’s hit, Lovecraft Country. The series was nominated for 18 awards, the most of all the platform’s series. Besides … Continue reading “Emmy Awards: HBO, HBO Max lead with 130 noms”

FBoy Island: HBO Max releases new trailer

HBO Max has released the official trailer and poster for the upcoming Max Original reality dating series FBoy Island, hosted by hit comedian and actress Nikki Glaser (The Nikki Glaser Podcast, nationwide comedy tour One Night with Nikki Glaser). The first three episodes of the ten-episode series debut THURSDAY, JULY 29 on HBO Max, followed by three additional episodes … Continue reading “FBoy Island: HBO Max releases new trailer”

Made for Love: HBO Max renews acclaimed series

We are huge fans of the absurd comedy Made for Love which debuted earlier this year on HBO Max. Now the streamer has renewed the Max Original series for a second season. Yay. The critically acclaimed, dark comedy ranks among HBO Max’s top original half-hours since launch. Based on the novel by Alissa Nutting, Made for … Continue reading “Made for Love: HBO Max renews acclaimed series”

Friends: HBO Max releases images from reunion

It’s been a minute since we bid goodbye to Chandler and Monica, Ross and Rachel, Phoebe Buffay, and Joey Tribbiani. If you add a debilitating pandemic into the mix, then it feels more like 25 since we have seen Friends. The final episode – appropriately titled ‘The Last One’ – aired 17 years ago when … Continue reading “Friends: HBO Max releases images from reunion”

Lin-Manuel Miranda on In The Heights neighborhood

“The whole thing is a love letter to this incredible neighborhood. It’s a first chapter in so many stories—American stories start here.” Lin-Manuel Miranda is effusive when he talks about Washington Heights, the neighborhood that is his home—up in the northernmost part of Manhattan, beginning at 155th Street and stretching for nearly 40 blocks. But … Continue reading “Lin-Manuel Miranda on In The Heights neighborhood”

HBO Max announces ad-supported subscriptions

HBO Max announced at today’s 2021 WarnerMedia Upfront that it will debut its ad-supported subscription tier the first week of June, providing consumers choice between the existing ad-free version of HBO Max at $14.99 per month, or an ad-supported experience for $9.99 per month. They have dubbed it HBO Max with Ads. HBO Max previewed … Continue reading “HBO Max announces ad-supported subscriptions”

HBO Max releases Friends: Reunion trailer and poster

HBO Max debuted the official trailer and poster for Friends: The Reunion, debuting Thursday, May 27 on HBO Max. Friends stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer return to the iconic comedy’s original soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank for a real-life unscripted celebration of … Continue reading “HBO Max releases Friends: Reunion trailer and poster”

HBO Max, Cartoon Network order animated Superman

The Geek is pleased. Lots of exciting news out of HBO Max and Cartoon Network. The networks have announced today a two-season series order for My Adventures with Superman an all-new kids and family animated series following the action-packed, comedic and romantic adventures of Superman and Lois Lane. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) and based on … Continue reading “HBO Max, Cartoon Network order animated Superman”

HBO Max, Cartoon Network commit to animated Batman

The Geek has long held the belief that there are two people who should be running the DC Extended Universe and those are visionaries Bruce Timm and Paul Dini. No one has captured the essence of the DC characters, especially the Caped Crusader, Superman and Wonder Woman as these two. Now, HBO Max and Cartoon … Continue reading “HBO Max, Cartoon Network commit to animated Batman”

HBO Max releases first pics of Jamie Dornan in Tourist

HBO Max released first look images of BAFTA-nominated Jamie Dornan (A Private War, The Fall, Wild Mountain Thyme) as “The Man” desperately searching for his identity in the new drama series, The Tourist. The character-driven six-part thriller is from Emmy-winning production company Two Brothers Pictures (Baptiste, The Missing, Fleabag), created and written by acclaimed writers Harry and Jack Williams for HBO Max, … Continue reading “HBO Max releases first pics of Jamie Dornan in Tourist”

HBO Max goes full on Mother’s Day this weekend

There’s no better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than bonding over cherished films and shows on HBO Max. Leading up to May 9, the streamer is giving mothers and maternal figures the appreciation they deserve by elevating stories that celebrate all the amazing moms. On the homepage and throughout the app on the Movies, Series, … Continue reading “HBO Max goes full on Mother’s Day this weekend”

HBO releases first images from House of Dragon

Here is something for your Friday. House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones, recently began production and will debut on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max in 2022. Based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, the series, which is set 300 years before the events of Game of … Continue reading “HBO releases first images from House of Dragon”

HBO Max Pa’Lante partners with creative agency Word

HBO Max Pa’lante! today announced their partnership with WORD, an Afro-Latina owned creative agency dedicated to cultural storytelling, to launch the Are You Listening? Campaign.  Are You Listening? is a content and community initiative inspired by HBO’s iconic, and award-winning show, Habla, which features sometimes funny, often poignant and always thoughtful testimonials from U.S. Latinos reflecting, celebrating and honoring … Continue reading “HBO Max Pa’Lante partners with creative agency Word”

The NHL, Turner Sports deal also includes HBO Max

Turner Sports and the National Hockey League have reached a multi-faceted, seven-year agreement set to begin with the 2021-22 season, it was announced today by Jeff Zucker, Chairman, WarnerMedia News & Sports, and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. This historic multimedia rights agreement will bring the Stanley Cup Final and Stanley Cup Playoffs to TNT and TBS for … Continue reading “The NHL, Turner Sports deal also includes HBO Max”

HBO’s ‘We’re Here’ Jeremy Austin aka 6 is here

Magnificent Makeup Artist and Drag Queen, Jeremy Austin aka 6, shares their story on how a 17-year-old teen from Columbus, Ohio overcame homelessness and drug addition to becoming an incredible drag performer and Head Makeup Artist on HBO’s award-winning reality series We’re Here. We’re Here elevates Queer voices, touring around the U.S. where three Drag … Continue reading “HBO’s ‘We’re Here’ Jeremy Austin aka 6 is here”

HBO Max orders The Real Magic Mike unscripted series

HBO Max has ordered The Real Magic Mike (working title), an unscripted competition series from Eureka Productions and Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon, set to debut on the streamer later this year. Created by the actual producers behind the Magic Mike franchise, including Channing Tatum and Steven Soderbergh, comes an exhilarating and sexy series that … Continue reading “HBO Max orders The Real Magic Mike unscripted series”