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HBO Max launches in LatAm on June 29

HBO Max, the WarnerMedia SVoD platform, will launch in 39 territories in Latin America and the Caribbean starting June 29th, with a collection of curated titles from across WarnerMedia’s catalogue and slate of original series and movies, Max Originals, plus live sports in Brazil and Mexico later this year. “Our launch in Latin America and […]

May 27, 2021

Friends: The Reunion anti-piracy warning

With the much—anticipated Friends reunion streaming on NOW in the UK, on demand from 8am on May 27th, some, especially the younger generations, may be tempted to turn to piracy to watch the special episode. Kieron Sharp, ex-police officer and CEO of intellectual property protection body FACT, is warning of the dangers of illegally streaming […]

May 27, 2021By Colin Mann

Sky to air Friends: The Reunion in UK

Friends: The Reunion will be available exclusively on Sky and streaming service NOW in the UK & Ireland. The TV special will air on demand from 8am on May 27th, and on Sky One at 8pm on the same day. The long-awaited get together will see Friends stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer return […]

May 21, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Friends Reunion on HBO GO in SE Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong

In Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Friends: The Reunion special will debut same time as the US on May 27th exclusively on HBO GO, with a same-day broadcast on HBO at 9pm. Friends stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer return to the iconic comedy’s original soundstage, Stage […]

May 21, 2021

Friends: The Reunion airs May 27 on HBO Max

HBO Max will debut Friends: The Reunion special on May 27th – the one-year anniversary of streaming service’s launch. Friends stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will return to the iconic comedy’s original soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros Studio lot in Burbank for a real-life […]

May 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare

LEGO launching iconic Friends Apartment Set

The LEGO Group has officially announced that they are launching a new LEGO Friends Apartments Set. The 2,048-piece set allows fans to recreate their favourite scenes with both Monica and Rachel’s, and Chandler and Joey’s New York apartments, plus the adjoining hallway. Over 27 years on from the TV sitcom’s first episode, the set is […]

May 11, 2021

Survey: 33% Brits use streaming to combat loneliness

Research by Uswitch, the comparison and switching service, has uncovered that a third (33 per cent) of people said streaming online TV helped them to feel less lonely over the past year, with 43 per cent saying they’ve binged an entire series in a single day. A quarter (26 per cent) said they now exclusively […]

February 23, 2021

Research: Kids flock to TikTok & Roblox in lockdown

A report from CHILDWISE, an independent market research agency specialising in children and young people, reveals exactly what children have been doing under lockdown and how it is affecting their lives – including how gaming and social media is helping them cope and how many hours they really spend online. The CHILDWISE Monitor Report 2021 […]

January 28, 2021

‘Halloween is Here’ on HBO Max

US streamer HBO Max has launched ‘Halloween Is Here’, a spotlight page bringing together a collection of scary and thrilling Halloween films and series. The ‘Halloween Is Here’ page will be available for the entire month of October, featuring a rotating roster of movies, series and Halloween-themed TV episodes, hand-picked by HBO Max’s editorial team […]

October 2, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Class Action Park draws big for HBO Max

The new HBO Max Original documentary Class Action Park has been the #1 movie on the US streaming platform since it debuted on August 27th. It is also the most popular title across the entire HBO Max catalogue among new subscribers, and ranks #3 among all subscribers behind the hit HBO series Lovecraft Country and […]

September 4, 2020