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HBO to spoof Royal family with animated series ‘The Prince’

HBO Max has greenlit The Prince, an animated comedy series inspired by Family Guy producer Gary Janetti’s popular Instagram account which pokes fun at the Royal family. Written and executive produced by Janetti, the series will follow a six-year-old Prince George, voiced by Janetti. 20th Century Fox Television is producing. The voice cast for The […]

WarnerMedia strikes three-year TV, film pact with Steven Soderbergh

WarnerMedia has struck a three-year deal with veteran filmmaker Steven Soderbergh that will see him develop content for both its streaming HBO Max and cablenet HBO. The exclusive agreement covers all forms of TV and a first-look for features, with his first project the previously announced feature Let Them All Talk for HBO Max. It […]

HBO Max strikes development deal to visit ‘The Beach’

HBO Max has agreed a script development deal for The Beach, a one-hour drama based on the book Beach Lane by author Melissa de la Cruz. Life Sentence creators Erin Cardillo and Richard Keith are writing and executive producing alongside Vampire Diaries co-creator Julie Plec through her Warner Bros. TV-based My So-Called Company, Leslie Morgenstein […]

HBO Max orders festive dating format from Objective

HBO Max has greenlit a festive dating series, 12 Dates Of Christmas, from Objective Media Group America. The unscripted series is inspired by Christmas rom coms and is set to debut next year. It follows a cast of singles whose romantic journey begins at a picturesque Christmas castle. There they enjoy festive holiday traditions like […]

TBI Weekly: Pulling back the curtain on HBO Max

When the major US studios and tech giants unveiled plans to launch their own streamers, no one knew quite what that meant. Fast-forward two years, and things are becoming much clearer. Disney+ is going global with a smorgasbord of library content and an array of originals such as The Mandalorian; Apple TV has unveiled a […]

HBO Max marks first series pick-up with Lena Dunham’s ‘Generation’

HBO Max has handed a series order to a high school-set comedy drama produced by Girls creator Lena Dunham. Generation, which was ordered to pilot earlier this year, marks the first show to get picked up to series at the streamer. Created by 18-year-old Zelda Barnz and her father Daniel Barnz, the 10-part series follows […]

Exclusive: HBO Max talks up European roll-out, co-pros and female-skewing originals

WarnerMedia’s HBO Max is planning to “quickly and aggressively” expand into the streaming game, with execs outlining European launch plans and a focus on securing more female-skewing content aimed at a Gen Z demographic. HBO Max has already revealed star-studded content offerings from high-profile talent such as Mindy Kaling and Greg Berlanti, as well as […]

HBO Max expands co-pros by joining Channel 4 drama ‘Boys’

HBO Max has joined as a co-production partner on Channel 4 and Russell T Davies’ drama Boys, building on the streamer’s expanding partnerships with broadcasters outside of the US. The yet-to-launch WarnerMedia-backed streamer will be the exclusive US home to Boys (working title), which started principal photography in October. The drama is from Studiocanal-owned Red […]

WarnerMedia’s HBO Max acquires UK crime drama from All3Media

Soon-to-launch streamer HBO Max is among buyers of upcoming UK factual drama White House Farm. The show is being produced by New Pictures in association with All3Media International, which is distributing globally, after ITV commissioned the series in the UK. The six-part drama centres on an infamous true crime story about the murder of three […]

HBO Max in talks for potential reunion of ‘Friends’ cast

WarnerMedia’s forthcoming streamer HBO Max is in talks for an unscripted reunion of the Friends cast. Details of the show remain scant but the special would likely see the sitcom’s cast appearing together, something alluded to by former cast member Jennifer Aniston last month. The programme would form part of HBO Max’s launch plans for […]

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