HBO Max or HBO? The 3 Things That Determine Where New Shows Debut

·1-min read

“It’s not HBO. It’s HBO Max.” But what exactly is HBO Max? A little over a year into the life of WarnerMedia’s new streaming service, HBO and HBO Max chief content officer Casey Bloys has developed his answer to this question about what makes a show best suited to the premium cable channel vs. the streaming platform. “You know what an HBO show is, it can come in different forms, but you kind of have a sense of what that is,” Bloys told reporters during a Tuesday presentation about upcoming HBO and HBO Max programming, which was held at WarnerMedia’s New York offices. “The idea with Max originals is to broaden out the appeal to a broader demographic. It used to be harder to talk about that in theory, but now I have three shows that I can point to and say, ‘Here’s a good example of the lanes that I think that Max can play in to work well with HBO.” First up is HBO Max’s Kaley Cuoco-led comedy thriller “The Flight Attendant,” which Bloys described as a “broader-female-appeal series.” Bloys compared “The Flight Attendant” to some upcoming HBO Max shows, including the Julia Child biographical series “Julia,” Elizabeth...

Read original story HBO Max or HBO? The 3 Things That Determine Where New Shows Debut At TheWrap

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting