HBO Max has landed another popular series for its back catalog when it launches in 2020.
The WarnerMedia streaming service will be the streaming home of CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory and will have the rights to all 12 seasons at launch.
That means fans will have access to 279 episodes when the service launches in the Spring.
“Few shows define a generation and capture mainstream zeitgeist like The Big Bang Theory,” said Robert Greenblatt, chairman of WarnerMedia entertainment.
“We’re thrilled that HBO Max will be the exclusive streaming home for this comedy juggernaut when we launch in the spring of 2020."
"This show has been a hit virtually around the globe, it’s one of the biggest shows on broadcast television of the last decade, and the fact that we get to bring it to a streaming platform for the first time in the U.S. is a coup for our new offering.”
Added series co-creator Chuck Lorre, “I am forever grateful to have been part of something as extraordinary as The Big Bang Theory. All of us — Bill Prady, Steven Molaro, Steve Holland and the amazing writing staff, cast and crew — recognize that 12 seasons of laughter is a gift to be cherished."
"And now we are extremely excited that TBBT will be joining the HBO Max lineup and be available to both existing and future fans of the show. Laughter has legs!”
The series joins a streaming service that will also be home to Friends, Pretty Little Liars, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
HBO Max also has a whole host of original series in the works, including a Gossip Girl reboot, and even a vehicle for The Big Bang Theory alum, Kaley Cuoco, titled The Flight Attendant.
More firm details about the launch date and price will be revealed nearer to the premiere date.
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