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April 24, 2020

HBO Max set for May 27 launch

NEW YORK (AP) — The streaming service HBO Max will launch May 27, AT&T's WarnerMedia announced this week, signalling that the streaming wars won't subside because of the coronavirus pandemic.

HBO Max will be among the most expensive streaming services, at a price of $14.99 a month. But WarnerMedia is hoping a deep library of HBO hits, including “Game of Thrones” and “Succession”; DC Comics blockbuster movies like “Wonder Woman” and “The Dark Knight”; and hit TV shows including “Friends” and “South Park” will be enough to lure viewers who face a blizzard of streaming options.

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