What's playing on Max?
Frequently asked questions and answers:
What can I watch on Max?
Max combines the worlds of HBO, the DC Universe, hit movies, original series together with fan-favorite genres like true crime, reality, food, and comedy.
- HBO series and movies, Max Originals, and select series and movies from Warner Bros., DC, Cartoon Network, Wizarding World, Adult Swim, HGTV, the Food Network, TLC, ID, Magnolia Network, Discovery, TCM, and more.
To find series available on Max, choose Series or Movies at the top of the Home screen. You can also go to max.com/shows and for movies go to max.com/movies.
How do I browse by availability?
You'll find iconic series, award-winning movies, fresh originals, and family favorites on Max. For a sneak peek at the shows and movies available on Max, go to max.com.
Here are some ways to find new titles in Max:
- Choose New & Notable (top of screen).
- Find Just Added on the Max Home screen.
- Check out what's new at play.max.com/new-and-notable.
- Turn on notifications to get new series and movie recommendations.
To find out what's coming soon, choose New & Notable on the Max Home screen and then find Coming Soon.
To find out which titles are leaving Max, choose New & Notable on the Max Home screen and then find Last Chance.
The following HBO shows are not available when they air on TV. Instead, they're added to Max as quickly as possible, typically within 24 hours. Below are estimated times when new episodes will be available on Max. Actual times may vary.
- Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Mondays, 2am ET
- Real Time with Bill Maher: Saturdays, 7am ET
Some movies and shows are available for a limited time only.
We aim to provide the most robust offerings and will continue to bring high-quality programs to our streaming platform.
If an episode isn't available, go to Missing episode on Max.
How do I browse by brand?
To browse brands in Max, find the Brand Spotlight row on the Home screen and choose the brand you'd like (e.g., DC, HGTV, Magnolia).
You can also search for titles from a brand (e.g., search for 'Magnolia').
In Max, choose HBO (top of screen).
Most new HBO shows and movies are available on Max when they air on HBO. To find out when new HBO episodes will be available, go to HBO.com and search for a series by name.
Max Originals are original series and movies produced for Max. To browse Max Originals, find the Brand Spotlight row on the Home screen and then choose Max Originals. You can also choose the Search icon and type 'Max Originals.'
Max includes many Discovery favorites. To browse Discovery shows and movies, find the Brand Spotlight row and then choose Discovery. You can also choose the Search icon and type 'Discovery.'
Max includes many Warner Bros. favorites. To browse Warner Bros. shows and movies, find the Brand Spotlight row and then choose DC or Wizarding World. You can also choose the Search icon and type 'DC' or a show or movie title.
How do I browse by genre?
On the Home screen, find the Browse by Genre row and choose the genre you'd like (e.g., Action, Comedy, Reality).
To browse Kids & Family titles in Max, find the Browse by Genre (or Brand Spotlight) row on the Home screen and then choose Kids & Family.
You can also browse our Kids & Family titles at:
You can create a Kids profile that limits what content ratings (e.g., G, PG) your child can watch. When a Kids profile is selected, your child can browse by Movies, Series, Characters and brands like Cartoon Network and Sesame Workshop.
How are shows and movies rated?
Shows and movies on Max are rated according to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) or the TV Parental Guidelines. For more info about movie ratings, go to motionpictures.org/film-ratings, and for TV ratings go to TV Parental Guidelines. You can select an episode or movie on Max to find its rating. The rating also appears when you start playing an episode or movie.
Can I buy shows or movies on a pay-per-view basis?
No. Max doesn't currently offer pay-per-view shows or events.