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”

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 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 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”

Eva Longoria to direct HBO Max Latinx comedy

Eva Longoria is set to direct and executive produce The Gordita Chronicles pilot at HBO Max. The single-camera family comedy hails from Josh Berman’s Osprey Productions, Zoe Saldana’s Cinestar Pictures, and Sony Pictures TV, where Berman’s Osprey Prods is under a deal. The Gordita Chronicles, written by Claudia Forestier, is about a willful, chubby, 12-year-old … Continue reading “Eva Longoria to direct HBO Max Latinx comedy”

HBO Max releases new posters for Justice League

HBO Max has revealed new key art and consumer programs for the Max Original film ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE. The film will be made available worldwide in all markets day and date with the US HBO Max exclusive debut on THURSDAY, MARCH 18. In addition, HBO Max announced a partnership with Footaction as well as The Heroes Among Us fan sweepstakes.  HBO Max … Continue reading “HBO Max releases new posters for Justice League”

HBO Max Orders ‘Julia’ to series from Lionsgate

HBO Max has given an eight-episode first season order to the Max Original, Julia, based on the life of world-renowned chef Julia Child. The series from Lionsgate Television and 3 Arts Entertainment starring Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley) and David Hyde Pierce (Frasier), directed by Charles McDougall (House of Cards) and written by Daniel Goldfarb (The … Continue reading “HBO Max Orders ‘Julia’ to series from Lionsgate”

HBO Max debuts new trailer for ‘Search Party’ Season 4

HBO Max debuted a new trailer today for season four of Max Original Search Party. In season four, Dory (Alia Shawkat) is held prisoner by her psychotic stalker Chip (Cole Escola), who is determined to make Dory believe that they are best friends. Meanwhile, Portia (Meredith Hagner) is starring in a film about the trial, although … Continue reading “HBO Max debuts new trailer for ‘Search Party’ Season 4”

HBO Max releases new brand spot

On the heels of news that Warner Bros.’ 2021 slate of films will be available in theaters and streaming on HBO Max the same day, HBO Max released a new brand spot showcasing some of the key Originals that will debut on the streamer in 2021. As the home of high quality storytelling from the … Continue reading “HBO Max releases new brand spot”

HBO Max renews ‘The Flight Attendant’ for Season 2

Kaley Cuoco will be wheels up for a second season. HBO Max has renewed the hit comedic thriller THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT. It was announced by Casey Bloys, Chief Content Officer, HBO and HBO Max. The eight-episode first season premiered November 26 and had its finale on December 17.  Season one was based on the novel of … Continue reading “HBO Max renews ‘The Flight Attendant’ for Season 2”

WB will launch every 2021 film on HBO Max

This is a game-changer. Today, the Warner Bros. Pictures Group announced that it has committed to releasing its 2021 film slate via a unique, consumer-focused distribution model in which Warner Bros. will continue to exhibit the films theatrically worldwide, while adding an exclusive one month access period on the HBO Max streaming platform in the … Continue reading “WB will launch every 2021 film on HBO Max”