WarnerMedia has unveiled its Netflix competitor, HBO Max. The new streaming service will launch in spring of 2020 and woo potential subscribers with popular shows such as Friends, which is now a Max exclusive.
HBO Max will premiere with 10,000 hours of content, which isn’t surprising. WarnerMedia holds Warner Bros., New Line, DC Entertainment, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, The CW, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes, and more under its extensive umbrella.
“HBO Max will bring together the diverse riches of WarnerMedia to create programming and user experiences not seen before in a streaming platform. HBO’s world-class programming leads the way, the quality of which will be the guiding principle for our new array of Max Originals, our exciting acquisitions, and the very best of the Warner Bros. libraries, starting with the phenomenon that is ‘Friends,’” said Robert Greenblatt, chairman, WarnerMedia Entertainment and Direct-To-Consumer.