HBO Max launches today

2+ WarnerMedia’s highly anticipated streaming platform, HBO Max, has officially launched today, featuring a leading collection of content curated from across WarnerMedia’s legendary catalog and a roster of new Max Originals, plus fan-favorite acquired franchises and films. The launch of HBO Max is the culmination of efforts over the past year to bring the best of … Continue reading “HBO Max launches today”

HBO redirects FYC, Emmy Party budget to COVID fund

2+ In light of the global pandemic and the current circumstances facing the entertainment industry, HBO will redirect funds allocated for the company’s landmark Emmy® party and FYC (For Your Consideration) events to make a $1 million donation to the charitable efforts of the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund. Subscribe: Sign up for our … Continue reading “HBO redirects FYC, Emmy Party budget to COVID fund”

Handler brings first stand-up in 6 years to HBO Max

1+ HBO Max, announced today the greenlight of a new stand-up special from comedian and six-time #1 New York Times Bestselling author Chelsea Handler, her first in six years. Handler’s long-awaited return to stand-up comes fresh off the national tour of her #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, Life Will Be the Death of Me and will … Continue reading “Handler brings first stand-up in 6 years to HBO Max”

“Snyder Cut” of ‘Justice League’ to air on HBO Max?

1+ Could this really be happening? If the legendary and mysterious Zack Snyder cut of Justice League does actually get released, this story will be worthy of a movie itself. Fans who were disappointed with the “Frankensteined” Joss Whedon version of Justice League back in 2017 have been demanding it for a very long time. … Continue reading ““Snyder Cut” of ‘Justice League’ to air on HBO Max?”

‘Doom Patrol’ Season 2 premieres HBO Max June 25

1+ HBO Max has revealed the second slate of premium Max Originals available to viewers after the streamer’s May 27th launch. On Thursday, June 25th, HBO Max will premiere an original second season of the critically acclaimed DC Universe fan-favorite Doom Patrol. If you didn’t catch season one, you have no idea what glorious strangeness you’re missing out on. … Continue reading “‘Doom Patrol’ Season 2 premieres HBO Max June 25”

HBO announces 25 Directing Fellowship semifinalists

1+ HBO has selected the top twenty-five emerging directors for the semi-final round of the 2020 HBOAccess Directing Fellowship. The program supports directors who are interested in a career in television by giving them the opportunity to shoot a pilot presentation which will air on HBO, HBO GO, HBO NOW and HBO Max. The application portal, … Continue reading “HBO announces 25 Directing Fellowship semifinalists”

HBO feels secure about renewing ‘Insecure’

1+ HBO has renewed comedy series Insecure for a fifth season, it was announced by Amy Gravitt, executive vice president, HBO Programming. Season four series regulars include Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis, Natasha Rothwell, Amanda Seales and Alexander Hodge. “We’re thrilled that Issa, Prentice, and the whole Insecure team will be getting back together for a … Continue reading “HBO feels secure about renewing ‘Insecure’”

DC Universe could be in jeopardy with HBO Max

1+ While The Geek is very excited about the launch of HBO Max, which is just two weeks away, the new behemoth streaming service could also be nicknamed “The Legion of Doom” for two-year-old DC Universe. While the streaming platform has been popular among hardcore DC fans, it has never really caught fire. Now a … Continue reading “DC Universe could be in jeopardy with HBO Max”

HBO Max greenlights animated Silverman, Rogen series

1+ HBO Max today announced it has ordered the adult animated series Santa Inc. from global content leader Lionsgate featuring voice performances by leads Sarah Silverman and Seth Rogen. The 8 episode, half-hour series will be written by showrunner Alexandra Rushfield (Shrill) and will be produced by Rogen’s Point Grey Pictures as part of their multiplatform partnership with … Continue reading “HBO Max greenlights animated Silverman, Rogen series”

Silk Almondmilk connects neighbors creatively

0 Plant-based Silk Almondmilk (of which the Reel 360 team partakes in) is taking a lighter look at how neighbors are social distancing while still trying to maintain some sort of human contact during this pandemic. While neighbors are #IsolatedYetUnited, they are creatively social distancing during this time. Even a spokeswoman for the company told … Continue reading “Silk Almondmilk connects neighbors creatively”

Raina Falcon upped to VP, Publicity for HBO Max

2+ Congrats are in order to Raina Falcon. She has been named Vice President, HBO Max Publicity it was announced today by Jori Arancio, EVP Communications, HBO Max, TNT, TBS and truTV, to whom she will report. With this promotion, Falcon will oversee a team of publicists and spearhead the publicity effort for HBO Max’s Originals … Continue reading “Raina Falcon upped to VP, Publicity for HBO Max”

What you need to know about HBO Max’s 10,000 hours

1+ There’s a place where the Witch of the West meets the King in the North, and The Fresh Prince meets The Dark Knight. That place is HBO Max, launching May 27th with 10,000 hours of premium programming. HBO Max will include the entire HBO service, bundled together with beloved franchises, titles past and present from Warner … Continue reading “What you need to know about HBO Max’s 10,000 hours”

HBO Max to debut Seth Rogen in ‘American Pickle’

2+ HBO Max has acquired worldwide rights to An American Pickle, which will be released under the upcoming platform’s Warner Max label. The film, starring Seth Rogen in dual leading roles, is an adaptation of the 2013 New Yorker series Sell Out by Simon Rich who also adapts, and is directed by Brandon Trost, the cinematographer from Rogen’s … Continue reading “HBO Max to debut Seth Rogen in ‘American Pickle’”

HBO renews ‘Westworld’ for fourth season

1+ There will be more Delores, Maeve and William, the Man in Black. Hopefully Charlotte, although after last week’s episode, she is fairly burnt up. HBO has renewed the Emmy-winning drama series Westworld for a fourth season, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. “From the western theme park to the technocratic metropolis of … Continue reading “HBO renews ‘Westworld’ for fourth season”

‘Justice League Dark’ among 3 series coming to HBO Max

2+ It would seem the DC Universe is beginning to thrive more on TV than in movie theaters. Justice League Dark which has been in development limbo and Hell for some time is finally going to seen an appearance on the flat screen. HBO Max today announced it has given production commitments for three new high-octane … Continue reading “‘Justice League Dark’ among 3 series coming to HBO Max”