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‘Sort Of’ to End With Season 3 on CBC, Max

The creators of the Peabody Award-winning Sort Of are bringing their show to a close. Bilal Baig (who also stars in the series) and Fab Filippo announced in an Instagram post Thursday that the forthcoming third season of Sort Of will be its last on Canada’s CBC and streamer Max. The streamer confirmed the ending; […]

‘Naked Attraction’ Boss Responds to U.S. Controversy, Explains Nude Casting Process

By now you’ve seen, or at least heard about, Max’s controversial reality sensation Naked Attraction. You likely have some questions (and, boy, so did we). Below, the show’s executive producer Darrell Olsen has answers — from what it’s like to audition as a contestant on the show, to what goes down behind the scenes, to […]

‘Naked Attraction’ Surges to Become Max’s “Most Popular” Show

The people have spoken, and they want to see the peen. Naked Attraction has surged to capture the top spot on Max streaming service’s “Most Popular” series list a week after its U.S. release. That’s pretty impressive for a 7-year-old British reality show that was added to Max with zero fanfare on Sept. 20. Media […]

Netflix, Max, Disney and More Form Streaming Industry Trade Alliance

Several major streaming services, including Netflix, Max and The Walt Disney Co., have formed a trade alliance to advocate for federal and state policies that benefit the streaming industry.  At launch, other members of the Streaming Innovation Alliance include AfroLandTV, America Nu Network, BET+, discovery+, For Us by Us Network, MPA, MotorTrend+, Paramount+, Peacock, PlutoTV, […]

CNN’s ‘Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace’ Returns as a Max Exclusive for Season Four (Exclusive)

CNN is bringing back the interview series Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace? for a fourth season, but this time the show will be exclusive to the streaming platform Max. New episodes will become available to stream on CNN Max, the streaming news hub within the Max platform. Episodes will drop Fridays, beginning with an interview […]

‘Naked Attraction,’ Brutal Full-Frontal Nude Dating Show, Quietly Added to Max

It’s like being on Tinder, but so much worse. One of the U.K.’s most infamous dating shows (censored trailer below) was quietly added to the Max streaming service last week, and it’s already causing quite a stir. The streamer has imported six seasons of Naked Attraction, a game show that promises to “start where a […]

‘Young Love’ Creator Matthew A. Cherry on Bringing a Black, Millennial Family From the Midwest to Animation

With Young Love, the TV spin-off of the Oscar-winning short and beloved book, Max enters a new area of the animated family sitcom. The concept for the show is something creator Matthew A. Cherry tells The Hollywood Reporter was knocking around as a possibility all the way back to the book’s Kickstarter days. “When we […]

Max to Add Sports Tier for $10 Per Month After Promo Period, Launching in Time for MLB Playoffs

Live sports are coming to Max next month. The Warner Bros. Discovery-owned streaming platform will launch a new premium sports tier Oct. 5, just in time for the Major League Baseball playoffs, which start two days later. The new tier will be called the Bleacher Report Sports Add-On (or B/R Sports), taking the name of […]

‘Winning Time’ Finale Director on Being Protective of Magic and Cookie Johnson’s Storyline in Season 2

[This story contains spoilers from the finale of Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty season two.] The name says it all when it comes to the title of episode one of season two of the HBO sports drama Winning Time: “One Ring Don’t Make a Dynasty.” How the second season started — the […]

Ellen DeGeneres Sets ‘Saving the Gorillas’ Special to Stream on Discovery+ and Max

Ellen DeGeneres has a new adventure on the horizon. The TV icon has set a new two-hour special, Saving the Gorillas: Ellen’s Next Adventure, that will premiere on Sept. 23 on streaming services Discovery+ and Max. In addition to streaming those platforms, the special will have an encore presentation on Sept. 24 in honor of […]

‘Hair Love’ Spinoff ‘Young Love’ Tackles Black Millennial Parenthood in First Trailer

Max has debuted the first trailer for Young Love, the series spinoff of Matthew A. Cherry’s Oscar-winning Hair Love short. The two-minute teaser for the 12-episode, animated expansion produced in partnership with Sony Pictures Animation features Scott Mescudi (Kid Cudi) as music producer Stephen Love, Issa Rae as natural hair vlogger Angela Young, and Brooke Monroe Conaway […]

Max to Add AMC Networks Shows Like ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ — But Only for Two Months

Programming from AMC Networks is coming to Max, the streaming service from Warner Bros. Discovery. In what the companies are calling a “programming pop-up,” more than 200 episodes from seven different AMCN series will be added to a dedicated section on Max called “AMC+ Picks on Max.” The content will be available at no extra […]