First, look at what’s coming to HBO Max this week. As a reminder, you can read about what’s new on HBO Max every week with our weekly roundups. The latest TV Shows scheduled to hit HBO Max this Week are below.
The Big Bang Theory
Creators: Mark Cendrowski
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Cast: Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Melissa Rauch, Mayim Bialik
Synopsis: An adventure of a father and his young daughter, searching for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative, this fantasy takes a darker side whenever we hear Mo ‘Silvertongue’ Folchart reading out aloud from books.
Pretty Little Liars
Creators: I. Marlene King
Genres: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Cast: Lucy Hale, Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Shay Mitchell, Sasha Pieterse, Laura Leighton, Ian Harding
Synopsis: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year later, they begin receiving messages from someone using the name A who threatens to expose their secrets — including long-hidden ones they thought only Alison knew.
Creators: Antonio Campos
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhlbarg, Dane DeHaan, Olivia DeJonge, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sophie Turner
Synopsis: Tells the story of Michael Peterson, a crime novelist accused of killing his wife Kathleen after she is found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home, and the 16-year judicial battle that followed.
Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Cast: Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow
Synopsis: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
The Vampire Diaries
Creators: Julie Plec
Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Cast: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen, Kat Graham, Candice King, Zach Roerig
Synopsis: After centuries of quarreling, Stefan and Damon Salvatore return to their original town of Mystic Fall, Virginia. Stefan, the selfless, brave, guilt-ridden brother, meets a high school girl named Elena Gilbert whom he instantly falls in love with, while Damon, the gorgeous, dangerous and selfish vampire, is after his brother’s girl to pay him back for making him turn into a vampire in 1864.
Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty
Creators: Max Borenstein, Jim Hecht
Genres: Game-Show, Drama
Cast:John C. Reilly, Quincy Isaiah, Jason Clarke, Gaby Hoffmann, Hadley Robinson, Sally Field, DeVaughn Nixon
Synopsis: A fast-break series chronicling the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties — a team that defined an era, both on and off the court
Creators: Richard J. Lewis, Neil Marshall
Genres: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Thandiwe Newton, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Tessa Thompson, Ed Harris, Aaron Paul
Synopsis: This science-fiction Western series from Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy was inspired by Michael Crichton’s Westworld (1973) and is set at a Wild-West theme park created by Dr. Robert Ford (Sir Anthony Hopkins) with human-like androids, where guests are encouraged to indulge their fantasies and desires.
Creators: Sam Levinson
Cast: Zendaya, Alexa Demie, Austin Abrams, Algee Smith, Hunter Schafer, Barbie Ferreria, Maude Apatow
Synopsis: A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Ansel Elgort, Ken Watanabe, Rinko Kikuchi, Rachel Keller, Ella Rumpf, Hideaki Ito, Sho Kasamatsu
Synopsis: In 1999, When he was hired as a rookie reporter for Yomiuri Shimbun. As a cadet, he describes being taken under the wing of Sekiguchi, an older detective. Adelstein was initially assigned to “tacky” Saitama, and the memoir covers his next 12 years as a staffer for the paper, describing 80-hour work weeks, relationship difficulties, and the interactions between crime reporters and the police. Specific cases involve the search for the killer of Lucie Blackman, and the memoir also details death threats after he published an expose on Tadamasa Goto. He also uncovered that Saitama Prefecture was altering scientific data on dioxin contamination.
Game of Thrones
Creators: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Cast: Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams
Synopsis: In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea.