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New Max Credits Display Irks Creatives Amid Labor Standoff; Streamer Vows to Correct “Oversight” as Guilds Blast “Grave Insult”

Updated: Max has responded to the controversy with the following statement: “We agree that the talent behind the content on Max deserve their work to be properly recognized. We will correct the credits, which were altered due to an oversight in the technical transition from HBO Max to Max and we apologize for this mistake.” […]

Max Loses HBO Title as Rebranded Service Launches: What to Know

This morning, Warner Bros. Discovery officially transformed HBO Max into Max. The rebranded and refreshed streaming service, which was first unveiled in April at an event on the company’s Burbank lot, features a slate of new original programming (known as Max Originals) and an updated user interface that includes content hubs for HBO and HGTV. […]

Conan O’Brien Sets Travel Series at Max

Conan O’Brien is back in business with Warner Bros. Discovery. The former late night host has set Conan O’Brien Must Go, a four-episode international travel series that sees him return to the conglomerate after Conan signed off in 2021 following an 11-year run. The new series, which is already in production, will see O’Brien travel […]

‘Love & Death’ Team Recall the “Big Surprise” of Learning Another Candy Montgomery Story Was Coming to TV

On Wednesday evening, the cast and crew of Max’s Love & Death gathered in West Hollywood to celebrate the series premiere. From Max and Lionsgate Television, it’s based on a true story, centered on real-life 1980s housewife Candy Montgomery (played by Elizabeth Olsen) who was accused of the brutal axe murder of her friend Betty […]

W. Kamau Bell Interviews Multiracial Kids in HBO’s ‘1000% Me: Growing Up Mixed’ Trailer (Exclusive)

“It’s not being less of one culture, it’s having the opportunity to have a deeper connection to more cultures,” says one of the multiracial young people featured in the trailer for HBO’s upcoming documentary 1000% Me: Growing Up Mixed. The film, directed and executive produced by W. Kamau Bell, sees the Emmy-winning host and comedian […]

HBO Seemingly Trolls Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ With New ‘Game of Thrones’ Max Ad

The non-war between HBO’s House of the Dragon and The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power seemingly just went to a whole new level of passive aggression. Online ads posted today for Warner Bros. Discovery’s rebranded Max streaming service (formerly HBO Max), show a regal Daenerys Targaryen from Game of Thrones on the […]

Emmy-Winning Series ‘100 Foot Wave’ Returns — Here’s When to Soak Up Season 2 Online

This story was created in paid partnership with HBO Max. Record-breaking surf pioneer Garrett McNamara and his fellow world-class athletes chase the biggest waves in the world in season two of 100 Foot Wave. The HBO original series premieres on April 16 on HBO and will stream simultaneously on HBO Max (which will be rebranded […]

How to Watch ‘Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts’ Online

Harry Potter is officially entering the world of TV. Based on J.K. Rowling’s young adult fantasy book series, the whimsical franchise has confirmed that a live-action series is in the works for Max, the streaming service previously known as HBO Max. (The rebrand takes effect May 23.) In a presentation Wednesday morning, Max says, “The […]

With ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Big Bang’ and ‘Thrones,’ Warner Bros. Discovery Pushes Franchises to the Max

When HBO Max, Peacock and Disney+ launched, the backbone of their respective streaming services was the deep libraries of content that each of the powerhouse conglomerates had built up over decades. Now, as HBO Max transforms into Max, the new backbone of the platform that incorporates Discovery+ into the fold is leaning harder into the […]

‘Harry Potter’ TV Series Officially Happening at Max

It’s official: A Harry Potter TV series is coming to the streaming service formerly known as HBO Max. Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav has revealed plans for a live-action TV series based on controversial author J.K. Rowling’s beloved books. Zaslav made the announcement Wednesday morning during a presentation that revealed how streamers HBO Max […]

New ‘Big Bang Theory’ Series in the Works at Max

Bazinga! Max, the newly named merged HBO Max-Discovery+ service, is reteaming with Big Bang Theory creator Chuck Lorre for a new series set in the same world as the former CBS hit. Plot details are being kept under wraps for what would be the second offshoot of television’s longest-running multicamera comedy series ever. Prequel series […]

‘The Conjuring’ TV Series in the Works at Max

The Conjuring universe is expanding to television. Warner Bros. Discovery’s streaming service Max — the soon-to-be-rebranded HBO Max, with more content from sibling streamer Discovery+ — is developing a TV series based on the horror franchise, which encompasses eight movies so far. The film series’ producer, Peter Safran (who’s also now co-head of WBD’s DC Studios), will […]