HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s streaming platform, is to launch in a further 15 European countries on 8 March.
The 15 countries are: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia.
HBO Max is currently live in 46 territories across the Americas and Europe, with that rising to 61 with these launches.
HBO Max is going global as part of a phased roll out and later this year will expand to a further six European countries including Greece and Turkey.
However, HBO Max will not be available in the UK, Germany and Italy for the next few years due to an existing HBO output deal with Sky.
HBO Max first launched in Europe in the Nordics and Spain in October 2021.
HBO Max brings together series and movies from Warner Bros., HBO, DC, Cartoon Network and Max Originals, including Warner Bros. movies just 45 days after their theatrical release. Top Warner Bros. films that will be available include The Matrix Resurrections, Dune, King Richard, The Suicide Squad and Tom and Jerry.
New Max Originals include Station Eleven, Peacemaker, Raised by Wolves season 2 and Sex Lives of College Girls.
European Max Originals coming to the platform include Todo Lo Otro, Kamikaze, Lust, Ruxx, The Thaw, The Informant and Garcia! There’s non-scripted entertainment with Expecting Amy, Finding Magic Mike, FBoy Island and Selena + Chef. Kids content includes Teen Titans Go!, The Amazing World of Gumball, Looney Tunes Cartoons and Cocomelon.
Christina Sulebakk, General Manager, HBO Max EMEA, said: “We are thrilled to confirm that on 8 March, HBO Max is arriving in 15 additional European countries as we continue making the platform available across the continent and beyond.”
Johannes Larcher, Head of HBO Max International, said: “The global roll out of HBO Max continues at pace as we launch the platform in 15 additional European countries, taking us to 61 territories worldwide. We are delivering on our strategy to go direct-to-consumer around the world which coupled with our beloved content will give us the scale needed to be one of the top global streaming platforms.
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