HBO Max to launch on 27 May in the US

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April 22, 2020, 1:33 AM UTC

It will stream shows like “Friends, “The West Wing”, and “South Park”.

With major networks looking to capitalise on the “booming market of video”, AT&T is set to launch its new streaming service, HBO Max, on 27 May in the US. Rollouts to Europe and Latin America will eventually follow over the course of months or years.

HBO Max will look to build on the 35 million subscriber base, that already has signed up for HBO, in the US. The pandemic-led lockdowns have made streaming services more desirable to consumers.

HBO Max will bring to consumers current and future original series, older movies and TV shows. Like many other services, HBO Max has been unable to finished some of the shows it had planned to have at launch given the disruptions due to the pandemic.

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