Friends is leaving Netflix for HBO Max in 2020.
HBO Max — the name of WarnerMedia’s new streaming service is going to be Friends’ new home once it launches in 2020.
Besides Friends, the new streaming service will also have exclusive rights to all the episodes of Riverdale, Pretty Little Liars, and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
The new service will launch with 10,000 hours of premium content and will be home to programming from Warner Bros., New Line, DC Entertainment, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, The CW, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes and more.
“HBO Max will bring together the diverse riches of WarnerMedia to create programming and user experiences not seen before in a streaming platform. HBO’s world-class programming leads the way, the quality of which will be the guiding principle for our new array of Max Originals, our exciting acquisitions, and the very best of the Warner Bros. libraries, starting with the phenomenon that is Friends,” Robert Greenblatt, chairman, WarnerMedia Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer, said in a statement.
HBO Max is to launch in beta in the spring of 2020.