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Netflix Adding ‘Insecure,’ ‘Six Feet Under,’ ‘Ballers,’ More From HBO – The Hollywood Reporter



HBO’s Insecure is now streaming on Netflix, marking the primary time an HBO authentic collection is obtainable on a rival streaming platform within the U.S.

All 5 seasons of the Issa Rae-fronted collection, which aired its collection finale in 2021, landed on the rival platform on Monday, confirming experiences that the present may very well be among the many Warner Bros. Discovery-owned titles added to Netflix.

The streamer can also be set so as to add Band of Brothers, The Pacific, Six Toes Beneath and Ballers as a part of a co-exclusive cope with WBD’s Max, which closed late final week. Moreover, HBO collection True Blood might be added to Netflix exterior the U.S.

HBO has not often licensed its authentic reveals past its personal company siblings, with Intercourse and the Metropolis bought in syndication (with vital edits) to TBS and later different primary cable networks. And when Richard Plepler was CEO, HBO licensed collection like The Sopranos, Six Toes Beneath, Deadwood and The Wire to Amazon as HBO didn’t have its personal streaming platflorm on the time.

The deal each provides a few of HBO’s titles probably a brand new viewers and will assist WBD from a monetary standpoint. The David Zaslav-led conglomerate has been looking for methods to chop prices, eradicating some content material from the Max platform, beforehand generally known as HBO Max, and canceling quite a lot of tasks on TBS in addition to beforehand greenlit titles, just like the Batgirl film. The corporate has additionally had layoffs in latest months.

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