“Friends” is Officially Leaving Netflix

"Friends" cast - Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Matt Leblanc and Lisa Kudrow. Photo by Warner Bros TV/Bright/Kauffman/Crae Pro/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock (5886065p)

The long untitled streaming service be the new streaming home for Friends. 

HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s new streaming service, 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 be the beloved sitcom’s new home, as well as have exclusive rights to all the episodes of Riverdale, Pretty Little Liars, and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. 

“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. 

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