Tuesday, December 28, 2021

HBO Max Announces January Slate; New Campaign for 2022 Includes Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin and The Flight Attendant Season 2

HBO Max - Coming in 2022

HBO Max has announced its January offerings along with more on what's to come in 2022. In January, join Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and other esteemed cast members and filmmakers across all eight Harry Potter films, as they travel back to Hogwarts for the first time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the franchise's first film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. The retrospective special Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts (1/1) will tell an enchanting making-of story through all-new in-depth interviews and cast conversations, inviting fans on a magical first-person journey through one of the most beloved film franchises of all time. New superhero series Peacemaker (1/13) explores the origins of the character that John Cena first portrayed in James Gunn's 2021 film, The Suicide Squad - a compellingly vainglorious man who believes in peace at any cost, no matter how many people he has to kill to get it.

An incredible collection of original programming arrives this January including the highly anticipated second season of HBO's Euphoria (1/9). Created, written and directed by Sam Levinson, starring Emmy(R) winner Zendaya, and produced in partnership with A24, the drama series follows 17-year-old Rue as she finds hope while balancing the pressures of love, loss, and addiction. The month also brings new drama series The Gilded Age (1/24) from Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, the second season of comedy The Righteous Gemstones (1/9), the season premiere of the original comedy series Somebody Somewhere (1/16), the final season of accliaimed comedy Search Party (1/7), the season premiere of Take Out with Lisa Ling (1/27), and the season finale of Station Eleven (1/13). SXSW multiple-award-winning feature The Fallout, debuts on HBO Max in January starring Jenna Ortega, Maddie Ziegler and Niles Fitch. The film follows high schooler Vada as she navigates the emotional fallout she experiences in the wake of a school tragedy. Her relationships with her family and friends, as well as her view of the world, are forever altered.


Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin

And finally, for the rest of 2022, HBO Max released a new campaign introducing the streamer's unprecedented line-up for 2022, featuring highly anticipated original programming, Warner Bros. films made exclusively for HBO Max, new content from beloved DC and Wizarding World franchises, hit movies, and more. Following a year marked by groundbreaking hits, the spot signifies HBO Max's continued commitment to deliver audiences fresh and imaginative content, featuring bold, iconic characters from the world's best creators - all in one place. Among the exciting line-up are new HBO Originals in the line-up include Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, a fast-break series chronicling the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports' most revered and dominant dynasties and House of the Dragon, telling the story of House Targaryen 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones. Viewers can also spot never-before-seen footage from anticipated titles including new Max Original series Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, Julia, Love & Death and new HBO Originals The Time Traveler's Wife, The White House Plumbers and We Own This City.

First looks are also included from acclaimed returning HBO Originals Westworld, His Dark Materials and The Nevers, and Max Originals The Flight Attendant and Raised by Wolves. Additionally, the spot introduces Warner Bros. Streaming Exclusives, a collaboration that includes a number of films made exclusively for HBO Max. House Party, Father of The Bride, Kimi, The Fallout, Scoob: Holiday Haunt and Moonshot are among the films set to debut throughout 2022.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, June 28

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Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 27)

Tuesday, June 28

  • Simu Liu (Kim's Convenience) - Catch Simu on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Steve Carell (Space Force/The Office/Come to Papa/Watching Ellie) - Catch Steve on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. He talks about Minions 2 and Minions on the Plaza on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Wanda Sykes (The Upshaws/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Joel Kim Booster (Loot/Sunnyside) - Joel is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) and Finesse Mitchell (Outmatched/A.N.T. Farm) - Kym and Finesse guest co-host a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Selena Gomez (Only Murders in the Building/Wizards of Waverly Place), Steve Martin (Only Murders in the Building) and Martin Short (Only Murders in the Building/Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Selena, Steve and Martin are guests on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • Carlos (Big Time Rush) and Alexa PenaVega (Ruby & the Rockits) - Carlos and Alexa are guests on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:40am.
  • Kim Fields (The Upshaws/Living Single/The Facts of Life/Baby, I'm Back) - NBC's Today catches up with Kim in the 9am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March-June)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release) Young Rock - Season One The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season One

03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Eight
03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/15 - Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season
03/15 - The Proud Family - The Complete Original Series - Anniversary Collection
03/22 - The Honeymooners Specials - The Complete Collection
03/29 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/29 - Young Rock - Season One
04/05 - Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/26 - The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season
04/26 - Jackie Gleason TV Treasures - 70th Anniversary Collection (including Honeymooners Rarities)
05/03 - No Activity - Season Three
05/13 - The Donna Reed Show - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Time Life)
05/31 - Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
06/14 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Eleventh Season
06/14 - Hacks - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/14 - Rutherford Falls - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/21 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season One / Season Two / Season Three (07/26) / Season Four (07/26)
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