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Max has launched in the US, replacing HBO Max but still delivering HBO to the streaming masses. Fans of prestige series like Succession and The White Lotus will find them on Max, and viewers can tune in to Max originals like Hacks and The Sex Lives of College Girls.
Here are the highly rated shows you shouldn’t wait to watch, plus this month’s new releases. And here’s more on Max, which unites the HBO Max and Discovery Plus libraries.
Read more: The Best Movies on Max
What’s new on Max in October
Here are the highlights.
- Our Flag Means Death, season 2 premiere (2022- ): Comedy. The show is loosely based on the true adventures of Stede Bonnet, a pampered aristocrat who abandoned his life of privilege to become a pirate.
- 90 Day Fiancé, season 10 premiere (2014- ): Reality. Season 10 features two familiar faces and six new couples.
- Doom Patrol, season 4, part 2 premiere (2019- ): Superhero. In the series’ final episodes, the Doom Patrol meets old friends and foes as they race to defeat Immortus and get back their longevities.
- 30 Coins, season 2 premiere (2020- ): Spanish-language horror. Exiled to the remote Spanish town of Pedraza, Father Vergara is an exorcist haunted by his past — which unleashes a horrific evil on the community.
- The Gilded Age, season 2 premiere (2022- ): Drama. The series begins in 1882 with young Marian Brook moving from rural Pennsylvania to New York City after the death of her father to live with her thoroughly old-money aunts, Agnes van Rhijn and Ada Brook.
Best HBO & Max original TV series
At time of writing, these TV shows all score at least 70 on Metacritic.