‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ stars LeBron James and the Looney Tunes in a new family adventure – you can watch the movie on HBO Max starting July 16

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“Space Jam: A New Legacy” stars LeBron James and the Looney Tunes.

  • “Space Jam: A New Legacy” will premiere on HBO Max and in theaters on July 16.
  • NBA icon LeBron James and the Looney Tunes star in this sequel to the 1997 family film.
  • You need the ad-free HBO Max plan ($15/month) to stream new theatrical releases like “Space Jam 2.”

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Nearly 25 years after the original “Space Jam” debuted, a sequel is finally arriving in theaters and on HBO Max. The new movie, titled “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” premieres on July 16. You can stream it for one month at no extra cost with HBO Max’s ad-free plan ($15/month).

The original movie starred basketball legend Michael Jordan, but the sequel features current NBA icon LeBron James as its new lead. In “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” James teams up with Warner Bros’ Looney Tunes characters for a basketball game against a group of digitized stars nicknamed the Goon Squad. The fate of James’ son, played by actor Cedric Joe, and the Looney Tunes themselves, will be decided by the outcome of the game.

Much like the original “Space Jam,” the Goon Squad characters are inspired by real NBA and WNBA players, including Damian Lillard, Anthony Davis, Diana Taurasi, and Nneka Ogwumike. “Space Jam: A New Legacy” also stars Don Cheadle, Khris Davis, and Sonequa Martin-Green.

Where to watch ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’

“Space Jam: A New Legacy” will premiere in theaters and on HBO Max on July 16. To watch the movie at home, you’ll need the ad-free HBO Max plan. “Space Jam: A New Legacy” will be available to stream until August 17.

The HBO Max ad-free plan costs $15 a month for on-demand access to thousands of movies and TV shows. A cheaper, ad-supported plan is available for $10 a month, but it doesn’t include Warner’s theatrical releases.

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You can watch HBO Max using the dedicated app on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple devices, Android, Xbox, PlayStation, Chromecast, and most smart TVs. You can also visit HBOMax.com to stream via your computer browser.

“Space Jam: A New Legacy” will be available to stream in 4K with support for Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and HDR10 formats on compatible devices.

What else is coming to HBO Max?

Warner Bros. will continue to bring its new theatrical releases to HBO Max throughout 2021. “The Suicide Squad” will arrive on August 6 while “The Many Saints of Newark,” a prequel film to HBO’s “The Sopranos,” will be released on October 1. “Malignant,” a new horror movie by “The Conjuring” producer James Wan, is due out in September.

The service is also home to several original series, including a brand-new reboot of “Gossip Girl.”

You can find more details on HBO Max in our full HBO Max guide and our HBO Max review.

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HBO Max’s ‘Gossip Girl’ reboot is the most anticipated new TV show in July

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  • HBO Max’s “Gossip Girl” reboot is the most anticipated series of July.
  • Disney+’s Pixar series “Monsters at Work” premieres this month.
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5. “The White Lotus” – HBO, July 11

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Description: “A social satire set at an exclusive Hawaiian resort, The White Lotus follows the vacations of various hotel guests over the span of a week as they relax and rejuvenate in paradise. But with each passing day, a darker complexity emerges in these picture-perfect travelers, the hotel’s cheerful employees, and the idyllic locale itself. “

 

4. “American Horror Stories” – FX on Hulu, July 15

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Description: “‘American Horror Stories’ is a spin-off of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s award-winning anthology series ‘American Horror Story.’ The weekly anthology series will feature a different horror story each episode.”

3. “Monsters at Work” – Disney+, July 7

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Description: “Tylor Tuskmon graduates top of his class from Monsters University and arrives at Monster Incorporated to begin his dream job as a Scarer … or not. The day he’s set to begin, he learns that they don’t want Scarers … they want Jokesters! Tylor is temporarily reassigned to the Monsters, Inc. Facilities Team. This change shatters Tylor’s plan, but he sets his sights on a new goal: becoming a Jokester.”

2. “Power Book III: Raising Kanan” – Starz, July 18

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Description: “Power Book III: Raising Kanan is a prequel set in the 1990s that will chronicle the early years of Kanan Stark, the character first played by executive producer Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson.”

1. “Gossip Girl” – HBO Max, July 8

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Description: “Nine years ago, the original Gossip Girl website shut down. But after a new generation of New York’s young elite takes control of private school Constance Billard, the notorious blogger remerges as the number one source into their scandalous lives.”

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‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It,’ the latest movie in the blockbuster horror series, is now streaming on HBO Max

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Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return as Lorraine and Ed Warren in “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.”

  • “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” hit theaters and HBO Max on June 4.
  • Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga star in this supernatural thriller based on a real murder trial.
  • The movie will be available to stream until July 5; HBO Max members need the ad-free plan to watch.

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“The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” premiered in theaters and on HBO Max on June 4. The film is the latest Warner Bros. movie available for streaming the same day it arrives on the big screen.

Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga star as paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren in the movie, which is based on the real-life murder trial of Arne Cheyenne Johnson. The Warrens claimed that Johnson was possessed by a demon during the exorcism of a young boy, which drove him to kill his landlord several months later.

“The Devil Made Me Do It” is the newest movie in The Conjuring Universe, a series of films based on the Warrens’ career case files. The franchise also includes “The Nun,” “The Curse of La Llorona,” and three “Annabelle” films. The first two films in “The Conjuring” series are among the highest grossing horror movies of all time, and have garnered critical acclaim as well.

Where to watch ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’

“The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” is now available on HBO Max for a limited time. Subscribers to the ad-free plan can stream the movie through July 4.

HBO Max costs $15 a month for ad-free access to thousands of movies and TV shows, along with every Warner Bros. theatrical release for 2021. A cheaper, ad-supported plan is available for $10 a month, but it doesn’t include Warner’s theatrical releases.

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You can watch HBO Max using the dedicated app on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple devices, Android, Xbox, PlayStation, and most smart TVs. You can also visit HBOMax.com to stream via your computer browser. “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” is available to stream in 4K with support for Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and HDR10 formats.

Where to stream The Conjuring Universe

There are eight films in The Conjuring Universe so far, and they’re all currently available to watch on HBO Max. Below you can find a full list of The Conjuring Universe movies and where to watch them.

What else is coming to HBO Max?

Warner Bros. will continue to bring its new theatrical releases to HBO Max throughout 2021. “Those Who Wish Me Dead” starring Angelina Jolie is streaming now and “In the Heights” from “Hamilton” creator Lin Manuel Miranda is due out June 10.

The kid-friendly “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” starring LeBron James and the Looney Tunes, is scheduled to hit HBO Max on July 16, followed by “Suicide Squad” on August 6. “Malignant,” a new horror movie by “The Conjuring” producer James Wan, is due out in September.

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‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It,’ the latest movie in the blockbuster horror series, will hit HBO Max on June 4

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Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return as Lorraine and Ed Warren in “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.”

  • “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” will hit theaters and HBO Max on June 4.
  • Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga star in this supernatural thriller based on a real murder trial.
  • HBO Max will add “The Conjuring 2” on June 1 and “The Devil Made Me Do It” will stream until July 5.

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“The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” will premiere in theaters and on HBO Max on June 4. The film is the latest Warner Bros. movie available for streaming the same day it arrives on the big screen.

Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga star as paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren in the movie, which is based on the real-life murder trial of Arne Cheyenne Johnson. The Warrens claimed that Johnson was possessed by a demon during the exorcism of a young boy, which drove him to kill his landlord several months later.

“The Devil Made Me Do It” is the newest movie in The Conjuring Universe, a series of films based on the Warrens’ career case files. The franchise also includes “The Nun,” “The Curse of La Llorona,” and three “Annabelle” films. The first two films in “The Conjuring” series are among the highest grossing horror movies of all time, and have garnered critical acclaim as well.

Where to watch ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’

“The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” will be available on HBO Max starting June 4, the same day it will be released in theaters. HBO Max subscribers can stream the movie through July 4, a 31-day window.

HBO Max costs $15 a month and includes thousands of movies and TV shows along with every Warner Bros. theatrical release for 2021. A cheaper, ad-supported plan will launch in June for $10 a month, but it won’t include Warner’s theatrical releases.

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You can watch HBO Max using the dedicated app on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple devices, Android, Xbox, PlayStation, and most smart TVs. You can also visit HBOMax.com to stream via your computer browser. “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” will stream in 4K with support for Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and HDR10 formats.

Where to stream The Conjuring Universe

There are eight films in The Conjuring Universe so far, but unfortunately not all of them are available to stream on HBO Max. “Annabelle” is currently only available to rent or purchase, while “The Conjuring 2” and “The Curse of La Llorona” are exclusive to Netflix. Below you can find a full list of The Conjuring Universe movies and where to watch them.

“The Conjuring” – Netflix or HBO Max
“The Conjuring 2” – Netflix (Coming to HBO Max June 1)
“Annabelle” – VOD rental or purchase
“Annabelle: Creation – HBO Max
“Annabelle Comes Home” – HBO Max
“The Nun” – TNT or TBS on-demand
“The Curse of La Llorona” – Netflix

What else is coming to HBO Max?

Warner Bros. will continue to bring its new theatrical releases to HBO Max throughout 2021. “Those Who Wish Me Dead” starring Angelina Jolie is streaming now and “In the Heights” from “Hamilton” creator Lin Manuel Miranda is due out June 18.

The kid-friendly “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” starring LeBron James and the Looney Tunes, is scheduled to hit HBO Max on July 16, followed by “Suicide Squad” on August 6. “Malignant,” a new horror movie by “The Conjuring” producer James Wan, is due out in September.

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The cast of ‘Friends’ has reunited in a new unscripted episode – here’s how to watch the reunion on HBO Max

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  • Friends: The Reunion” brings together the cast of the iconic NBC sitcom.
  • The unscripted special premiered on May 27 exclusively on HBO Max.
  • HBO Max costs $15 a month for ad-free streaming.

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Seventeen years after the series finale of “Friends,” the original cast has reunited in an unscripted special for HBO Max.

“Friends: The Reunion” brings Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, and Matt LeBlanc back to the stage where they filmed the sitcom in Burbank, California. In addition to the main cast members, the special includes 18 celebrity guest stars including BTS, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Cindy Crawford, and more.

The special was originally set for release on two occasions in 2020 but the date was delayed until 2021 due to the pandemic. HBO Max premiered the special on May 27 on the one-year anniversary of the streaming service’s launch.

How to watch ‘Friends: The Reunion’

“Friends: The Reunion” premiered on May 27 exclusively on HBO Max. The streaming service costs $15 a month for ad-free streaming. An ad-supported plan will launch in June for $10 a month.

HBO Max doesn’t include a free trial directly on its site but you can get a one-week trial with the HBO Max add-on through Hulu.

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You can watch the “Friends” reunion through HBO Max on a number of web browsers and devices, including iOS and Android mobile products, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast, many smart TVs (with the exception of LG models), and more. A full list of HBO Max’s supported devices is available here.

How to watch old episodes of ‘Friends’

In addition to the special, all 10 seasons of “Friends” are available to stream on HBO Max.

HBO Max is also home to a number of other classic shows including “The Sopranos,” “The Wire,” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

Movie lovers can also stream a number of Warner Bros. films via HBO Max on the same day they hit theaters. Subscribers can watch “Those Who Wish Me Dead” right now and “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” starting June 4, but these titles are only available to stream for 31 days after they debut.

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‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ is now available to buy on VOD streaming services – here’s how to watch the epic showdown at home

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  • Godzilla vs. Kong premiered on March 31 in theaters and on HBO Max.
  • This is the fourth entry in the “MonsterVerse” franchise featuring Godzilla and King Kong.
  • The movie left HBO Max on May 1, but you can buy it from VOD services like Prime Video for $30.

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King Kong and Godzilla have both seen their fair share of epic battles on the big screen. And while it’s not the first time the two have fought, their 2021 clash in “Godzilla vs. Kong” is the biggest yet.

The film is now available to stream through video on demand (VOD) retailers like Prime Video and Vudu. The movie left HBO Max on May 1, and it’s not clear when it will return.

“Godzilla vs. Kong” showcases the two monsters in battle with action-packed visuals far beyond those found in their first big-screen matchup in 1963. The film, according to HBO Max, depicts the giant ape looking to “find his true home.” Meanwhile, Godzilla is on a rampage and his anger leads to a battle between the two legendary titans. “Godzilla vs. Kong” stars Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, and Kaylee Hottle.

How to watch ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

“Godzilla vs. Kong” premiered in US theaters and on HBO Max on March 31. The film left HBO Max on May 1, but you can buy it now through a number of VOD streaming retailers for $30.

These VOD retailers include Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, Apple TV, Google Play, Microsoft, and Fandango Now. It’s possible the movie could be added back to HBO Max in the future but no date has been announced.

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VOD retailers will let you stream “Godzilla vs. Kong” through a number of media players, web browsers, iOS and Android devices, and smart TVs. The film is also available in a number of formats, such as 4K with HDR, high definition (HD), and standard definition (SD). The movie supports Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision on select devices.

“Godzilla vs. Kong” will be released on Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray on June 15. A digital rental option will likely be added in the coming months as well.

What other Warner Bros. movies are coming to HBO Max?

Aside from “Godzilla vs. Kong,” other movies set for day-and-date releases on HBO Max and in theaters include “Space Jam: A New Legacy” on July 16, “In The Heights” on June 18, and “The Suicide Squad” on August 6. You can check out the full list of Warner Bros. film releases heading to HBO Max in 2021 here.

HBO Max costs $15 a month. A $10 a month ad-supported plan will arrive in June, but this plan will not give you access to Warner Bros. movies still playing in theaters. Cable subscribers who pay for HBO can get HBO Max for free as part of their existing plan, although there are some limitations.

For detailed impressions, check out our full HBO Max review here.

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is back on HBO Max, and you can also buy it from Amazon, Vudu, and other VOD streaming services

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“Wonder Woman 1984” is Gal Gadot’s fourth film as the titular character.

  • “Wonder Woman 1984” is back on HBO Max ($15/month) after premiering on the service in December 2020.
  • The movie is also available to buy through VOD services like Amazon and Vudu for $20.
  • HBO Max subscribers will get access to more brand-new Warner Bros. movies throughout 2021.

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“Wonder Woman 1984” is back on HBO Max, the same streaming service it premiered on in December 2020. The movie was the first in a series of Warner Bros. films made available for streaming the same day they hit the big screen.

Director Patty Jenkins and stars Gal Gadot and Chris Pine return for “Wonder Woman 1984.” The action picks up 40 years after the conclusion of 2017’s “Wonder Woman.” Kristen Wiig plays Cheetah, a villain who can match Wonder Woman’s superhuman abilities, and “The Mandalorian” star Pedro Pascal plays nefarious businessman Maxwell Lord.

HBO Max subscribers were given one month of exclusive access before “Wonder Woman 1984” was removed from the service and made available to buy from other providers, like Amazon, Vudu, and Google Play. “Wonder Woman 1984” was added back to the HBO Max library in May 2021 alongside other DC films like “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” and “Batman v Superman.”

Warner’s decision to debut its theatrical releases on HBO Max has already helped bring millions of new subscribers to the streaming service, and could influence other studios to pursue a similar course. Data from research startup Antenna showed that HBO Max signups increased 4.3 times during the weekend “Wonder Woman 1984” premiered.

How to watch ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

“Wonder Woman 1984” is currently available to all HBO Max subscribers; the streaming service costs $15 a month for commercial-free access to its library. A $10/month ad-supported plan will launch in June.

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“Wonder Woman 1984” is also available to buy through video-on-demand (VOD) services, including Amazon, Vudu, FandangoNow, Microsoft, Google Play, and Apple TV. The movie costs $20 to own, and it’s offered in up to 4K Ultra HD quality. A rental option is not currently available. You can access your digital copy via the VOD service you select on various media players and smart TVs.

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If you want to purchase a disc copy of the film, the “Wonder Woman 1984” Blu-ray ($22) and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray ($28) were released on March 30.

Does ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ support 4K, HDR, and Dolby Atmos?

“Wonder Woman 1984” was the first movie on HBO Max to stream in 4K with support for high dynamic range (HDR). The film is available in HDR10, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos on supported devices, matching the maximum quality typically seen on Netflix and Disney Plus.

The VOD version also offers Dolby Vision, HDR10, and Dolby Atmos playback though streaming services that support those features, including Vudu and Apple TV.

What other Warner Bros. movies are coming to HBO Max?

The next scheduled Warner Bros. release on HBO Max is “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It,” the third entry in the popular horror franchise. Other major releases set to arrive on the streaming service throughout 2021 include “The Matrix 4,” “The Suicide Squad,” “Space Jam” and more.

HBO Max subscribers can currently stream “Those Who Wish Me Dead.”

You can see a full list of upcoming Warner Bros. movies scheduled for day-and-date releases in theaters and on HBO Max here.

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Amazon Prime Video lets you add channels for an extra monthly fee – here’s how to get HBO, Starz, and more

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Amazon Prime subscribers can get access to more movies and shows through Prime Video Channels.

Prime Video Channels bring extra content to your existing Prime Video membership from many popular networks and services, including premium platforms like HBO and Showtime. Live TV channels are even included in some instances.

Below, we’ve broken everything you need to know about Prime Video Channels, including prices, popular services, free options, and more.

What are Amazon Prime Video Channels?

Prime Video Channels are monthly subscriptions that you can add to your Amazon Prime or Prime Video membership. For an extra monthly fee, you’ll get access to content from premium third-party networks and other streaming entertainment channels without leaving your Prime Video account.

Some subscriptions also offer a “Watch Live” feature, which gives you the option to live-stream programming on supported devices at the same time that it’s being broadcast on TV.

To add Prime Video channels you first need a Prime Video membership. Prime Video alone costs $9 a month. If you want all the perks of an Amazon Prime membership, such as free shipping on tons of items, you can get a full Amazon Prime subscription for $13 a month or $119 a year. All Amazon Prime memberships include access to Prime Video.

Once you sign up for Prime Video, you can start adding extra Prime Video channels to your subscription.

How many channels are there?

You can find all the Prime Video channels here. At a glance, the complete lineup looks to include over 150 channels – from HBO and Starz to Shudder and BritBox.

What are some of the most popular channels available?

Some of the most popular Prime Video Channels include several premium networks and services, like HBO Max and Showtime. Most channels include free trial periods so you can test them before paying.

Here’s a rundown of pricing and free trial periods for several popular Prime Video Channel add-ons:

HBO Max: $15/month

Starz: $9/month after one-week trial

Showtime: $11/month after one-week trial

Paramount Plus: $6/month (ad-supported) or $10/month (commercial-free) after one-week trial

Cinemax: $10/month after one-week trial

How expensive is it to use Prime Video Channels?

It depends on which channels you’re choosing to subscribe to. You won’t be paying for channels you don’t use or want, and you can cancel at any time. Major channels will cost about $6 to $15 a month on top of your existing Prime membership. You can also test many channel subscriptions with a seven-day trial before committing.

In terms of comparative pricing, Prime Video Channel prices are the same as what you’d find when subscribing directly to each standalone service. But, Prime Channels offers Prime members the added perk of keeping all your subscriptions housed in one platform.

Are there free channels?

Although most channels on Prime Video have a monthly cost, Prime Video includes the ad-supported IMDb TV channel for access to a number of shows and movies for free. The channel has a variety of content, including throwback movies like “Bring It On” and “The Karate Kid,” and binge-worthy series such as “Lost” and “Mad Men.”

The channel also has original videos, like “The IMDb Show,” so you can discover more about popular movies. Since it’s free, however, IMDb TV includes commercial breaks.

What are the TV shows and movies you can watch?

Each channel features a host of programs, but the selection varies depending on the service. Here are a few of the most popular shows and movies you can stream on Prime Video Channels and where to find them:

HBO Max: “Euphoria,” “Mare of Easttown,” “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” “Game of Thrones”

Starz: “The Girlfriend Experience,” “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” “Power Book II: Ghost”

Showtime: “City on a Hill,” “Billions,” “Your Honor,” “Shameless”

Paramount Plus: “Why Women Kill,” “For Heaven’s Sake,” “The Real World Homecoming: New York,” “Star Trek: Discovery”

You may find that some TV shows have earlier seasons available to all Prime Video members, and later seasons behind the Prime Video Channel paywall.

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The cast of ‘Friends’ is reuniting in an HBO Max special – here’s how to watch the reunion when it debuts on May 27

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  • Friends: The Reunion” will bring together the cast of the iconic NBC sitcom.
  • The unscripted special will premiere May 27 on HBO Max.
  • HBO Max costs $15 a month for ad-free streaming.

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Seventeen years after the series finale of “Friends,” the original cast is reuniting in an unscripted special for HBO Max.

“Friends: The Reunion” brings Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, and Matt LeBlanc back to the stage where they filmed the sitcom in Burbank, California. In addition to the main cast members, the special will include 18 celebrity guest stars including BTS, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Cindy Crawford, and more.

The special was originally set for release on two occasions in 2020 but the date was delayed until 2021 due to the pandemic. HBO Max will premiere the special on May 27 on the one-year anniversary of the streaming service’s launch.

How to watch ‘Friends: The Reunion’

“Friends: The Reunion” will premiere on May 27 exclusively on HBO Max. The streaming service costs $15 a month for ad-free streaming. An ad-supported plan will launch in June for $10 a month.

HBO Max doesn’t include a free trial directly on its site but you can get a one-week trial with the HBO Max add-on through Hulu.

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You can watch the “Friends” reunion through HBO Max on a number of web browsers and devices, including iOS and Android mobile products, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast, many smart TVs (with the exception of LG models), and more. A full list of HBO Max’s supported devices is available here.

How to watch old episodes of ‘Friends’

In addition to the special, all 10 seasons of “Friends” are available on HBO Max.

HBO Max is also home to a number of other classic shows including “The Sopranos,” “The Wire,” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

Movie lovers can also stream a number of Warner Bros. films via HBO Max on the same day they hit theaters. Subscribers can watch “Those Who Wish Me Dead” and “Mortal Kombat” right now, but these titles are only available to stream for 31 days after they debut.

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HBO Max, Chip and Joanna Gaines, and ‘Shark Week’ are just some of the 100-plus brands included in AT&T and Discovery’s massive streaming deal

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“Zack Snyder’s Justice League” aired on HBO Max this year.

AT&T announced plans on Monday to merge its WarnerMedia content arm with media company Discovery.

When complete, more than 100 brands – including HBO Max, Warner Bros., and Chip and Joanna Gaines’s Magnolia Network – will exist in one unit as one of the largest content libraries in the world, one that would give AT&T a strong edge in the streaming wars against the reigning Netflix.

Here are the brands that have been publicly announced as part of the merger:

  • HBO
  • Warner Bros.
  • Discovery
  • DC Comics
  • CNN
  • Carton Network
  • HGTV
  • Food Network
  • The Turner Networks
  • TNT
  • TBC
  • Eurosport
  • Magnolia Network
  • TLC
  • Animal Planet
  • ID

A WarnerMedia spokesperson said the company is working to compile a full list.

Discovery CEO David Zaslav said Monday that WarnerMedia and Discovery had spent heavily, to the tune of $20 billion annually, on content. That’s larger than the $17 billion that Netflix plans to spend on content in 2021.

Zaslav said the proposed company would announce a new name soon, and news surfaced on Tuesday that Zaslav has signed a new contract to act as head of the company through 2027, sources told Axios. The merger is expected to close in mid-2022.

Read more: The 19 most powerful WarnerMedia execs running its studios and networks

Discovery’s streaming unit launched in January with prices starting at $4.99. The Discovery Plus subscription includes shows from well-known brands like Food Network, HGTV, TLC, BBC, and Discovery Channel, which airs the popular “Shark Week” program each year. It also features a reboot of “Fixer Upper” from the beloved home renovation duo Chip and Joanna Gaines, as well as more content from the couple’s Magnolia Network.

HBO Max launched in 2020, when the pandemic had driven people into their homes and quickly grew its subscriber base. That growth was buoyed by the company’s decision to release “Wonder Woman 1984” simultaneously on the streaming platform and in theatres.

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