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HBO Max Officially Announces Spring Launch Date

HBO Max, the streaming service from WarnerMedia, has revealed it will launch domestically in May 2020. Previously, it was only known that it would be available sometime in the Spring of 2020.

HBO Max is holding a media event in Burbank, CA today, where Chairman Bob Greenblatt is revealing new details on the service, which should include announcements of original content and more.

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"HBO Max will bring together the diverse riches of WarnerMedia to create programming and user experiences not seen before in a streaming platform," WarnerMedia Entertainment and Direct-To-Consumer Chairman Robert Greenblatt said when the service unveiled its name back in July. "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.' Under the leadership of two of the strongest creative visionaries — Casey Bloys (HBO) and Kevin Reilly (original content and acquisitions) — and two of the most experienced digital experts — Tony Goncalves and Andy Forssell — I have no doubt they and their dedicated teams will deliver the world’s best storytelling to audiences of all ages wherever and whenever they want it."

HBO Max is slated to launch in May 2020.

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