A new child arrives in the streaming block, courtesy of WarnerMedia. Last November, telecommunications giant AT & T announced the launch of a three-tier streaming service in 2019. Its acquisition of Time Warner became the WarnerMedia brand, the entertainment umbrella hosting the Warner properties. HBO and Turner.
Through access to WarnerMedia content, AT & T's parent company seeks to differentiate itself from the competition. Everyone knows that Disney and Apple will launch their own services. At present, viewers love their Netflix, Hulu and Amazon subscriptions, but WarnerMedia wants to create its own brand in the world of streaming. The platform finally has a name and a purpose, and you'll refer to it as HBO Max. Confused? Let us help you.
It's not just HBO, it's a lot more
While the name might look like an extra HBO
The platform will allow users to watch content from HBO, Cartoon Network,
SCT, TNT, CNN, CW and more, in one place. In one press
Release announcing the name of the service, WarnerMedia pointed out that
this content will be available for all ages. Fans can look forward to old
favorites like The new prince of Bel-Air, Pretty Little Liars, and friends.
Yes, these WarnerMedia reports tearing apart pretty Little Liars and Netflix friends are true.
"HBO Max will bring together WarnerMedia's diverse wealth to create unprecedented programming and user experiences on a streaming platform. HBO's world-class programming sets the standard, the quality of which will be the guiding principle of our new Max Originals product line, our exciting acquisitions and the best Warner Bros. libraries, starting with the "Friends" phenomenon. . & # 39; "
Cost of HBO Max and when it will launch
According to Fortune and other reports, a monthly subscription for HBO Max would be between $ 16 and $ 17, but no rates have been confirmed. It is thought that there will be only one level of pricing instead of three. As a comparison, Disney Plus will cost $ 6.99 a month, Netflix is offering $ 8.99 for the basic option and $ 12.99 for its popular mid-level option, and Hulu has dropped its package based on the advertising at $ 5.99 per month. Amazon Prime account holders can pay $ 119 for the year or $ 12.99 per month for Prime Video.
HBO Max, scheduled for release in spring 2020, will be an independent offering of HBO GO and HBO NOW subscriptions. Currently, HBO NOW costs $ 15 per month for HBO only content, users will need to sign up for HBO Max to access HBO and everything else.
What viewers can watch
As mentioned above, several TV shows, movies and more
the content will be accessible via HBO Max. WarnerMedia says more than 10,000
hours of content will be available to fans. Movie buffs will find blockbusters
as Wonder Woman, a star is born, and Harry Potter in the HBO Max
library. In addition to shows and movies that you already know,
expect original programming as well as the New
New programs include Lovecraft Country, a series produced
by J.J. Abrams and Jordan Peele, Nevers, barred by Joss Whedon, and a
updated version of Perry Mason Robert Downey, Jr. It's just a
We should know more about HBO Max by the end of the year or early next year, as WarnerMedia steps up its promotions. For now, consumers have the time to decide which streaming platforms are worth their money and listening time.