HBO Max has an official launch date of May 27.
The newest streaming service, which offers existing HBO fare along with 10,000 additional TV and movies from the WarnerMedia library, including Warner Bros., New Line, DC, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes, TCM, and more.
“Even in the midst of this unprecedented pandemic, the all-star teams behind every aspect of HBO Max will deliver a platform and a robust slate of content that is varied, of the highest quality, and second to none,” Robert Greenblatt, Chairman of Warner Media Entertainment and Direct-To-Consumer Robert, said in a press release. “I’m knocked out by the breadth and depth of our new offering, from the Max originals, our Warner Bros library and acquisition titles from around the world, and of course the entirety of HBO.”
Along with the date, HBO Max also shared trailers for original shows that will be available to stream upon launch. Other forthcoming originals include The Flight Attendant, starring Kaley Cuoco, new episodes of Search Party and Doom Patrol, the Amy Schumer documentary Expecting Amy, Ridley Scott’s Raised by Wolves, and more.
Anna Kendrick’s Love Life (co-produced by Paul Feig) is a romantic comedy anthology from creator and co-showrunner Sam Boyd. Each season will focus on a new lead character finding love through various relationships and milestones. Kendrick stars in the debut season along with Zoë Chao, Peter Vack, Sasha Compere, and Lesley Manville.
On The Record
On the Record is the story of music executive Drew Dixon, who has worked with Whitney Houston, Kanye West, and more. Dixon became one of the first women of color to speak up during the #MeToo movement, accusing hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of sexual assault. The film was the Official Selection documentary feature at Sundance 2020.
Lauren Riihimaki hosts Craftopia, a competitive crafting show for kids and teens.
Looney Tunes Cartoons
Beloved Looney Tunes characters return in brand-new cartoons and “adapted storylines for today’s audience” (some of those old ones haven’t aged so well). The series will comprise of 80 episodes, 11 minutes each, with holiday specials in the pipeline.
The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo
Elmo might just be the voice late night needs (ahem, not-too-late night). The talk show will feature classic Sesame Street characters and celebrity guests.
HBO Max launches May 27.