Your favorite HBO Max originals may not be available to stream much longer.
As Warner Bros. Discovery prepares to combine HBO Max and Discovery+ into a single, unified streaming service, HBO Max is doing away with more than three dozen titles — including 20 original series.
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By removing series and movies from its library, HBO Max no longer has to pay licensing fees for them, which is a bottom line-boosting measure for the streamer even when said checks are being made out to sister company Warner Bros. Television.
“As we work toward bringing our content catalogs together under one platform, we will be making changes to the content offering available on both HBO Max and discovery+,” the streamer said in a statement Wednesday. “That will include the removal of some content from both platforms.”
Among the Max Originals set to leave HBO Max this week are the critically acclaimed, short-lived teen drama Genera+ion, adult animated comedy Close Enough and the children’s late-night program The Not-Too-Late Show With Elmo (along with an unspecified slate of Sesame Street specials).
The purge also includes unscripted series 12 Dates of Christmas, About Last Night, Ellen’s Next Great Designer, Generation Hustle, My Mom, Your Dad (hosted by Insecure‘s Yvonne Orji) and Ravi Patel’s Pursuit of Happiness.
Animated titles being pulled include Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Esme & Roy, The Fungies!, Infinity Train, Little Ellen, Odo, Summer Camp Island (read creator’s statement), Tig n’ Seek and Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs.
Scroll down to see the complete list of what’s being removed from HBO Max, then keep reading…
12 Dates of Christmas
About Last Night
Aquaman: King of Atlantis
Ellen’s Next Great Designer
Esme & Roy
My Mom, Your Dad
Ravi Patel’s Pursuit of Happiness
Summer Camp Island
The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo (and select Sesame Street specials)
The Runaway Bunny
Tig n’ Seek
Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs
My Dinner with Herve
CARTOON NETWORK ORIGINALS
Elliott From Earth
Mao Mao, Heroes of Pure Heart
OK K.O.! – Let’s Be Heroes
Victor and Valentino
ADDITIONAL ACQUIRED TITLES
Messy Goes to Okido
Mia’s Magic Playground
The Ollie & Moon Show
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures
Make It Big, Make It Small
HBO Max earlier this month removed several HBO original series, including Camping, Mrs. Fletcher, Here and Now, Run and Vinyl. The streamer also discarded a number of movies that debuted on the platform, including The Witches, Superintelligence and Moonshot.
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