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New on Max – January

As the calendar turns to a new year, so does the promise of fresh and exciting content on Max! January brings a wave of entertainment that caters to a wide range of tastes and preferences, making it an eagerly anticipated month for streaming enthusiasts. From blockbuster movies and binge-worthy series to exclusive originals, Max is set to kick off the year with a bang. Join us on a journey through the highlights and hidden gems as we unveil what is coming to Max this January. Whether you're a fan of thrilling dramas, hilarious comedies, or epic adventures, there's something for everyone in this curated selection.

Did you miss the list of what’s coming to Max in December 2023?

What type of content does Max typically release in January?

In January, Max typically releases a diverse mix of content, including new seasons of original series, blockbuster movies, and exclusive specials. Viewers can anticipate a variety of genres, from drama to comedy, with a focus on high-quality, engaging narratives. The platform strategically unveils fresh episodes, original shows, and premieres to kick off the year, ensuring a dynamic and captivating streaming experience. For the most accurate and up-to-date information on Max's January releases, it's advisable to check the platform directly or refer to official announcements and press releases.

What is Max known for?

Max is known for being a popular streaming platform that offers a wide range of content, including movies, TV shows, documentaries, and Max Originals. It provides subscribers with access to a diverse library of titles from various genres, featuring both new releases and classic favorites.

Max is renowned for its exclusive partnerships with major studios and networks, allowing users to enjoy a vast collection of content from popular franchises and critically acclaimed series. Additionally, Max offers a personalized viewing experience, allowing users to create customized profiles and receive curated recommendations based on their preferences.

Why does the Max catalog change?

The Max catalog undergoes regular changes to offer users a fresh and diverse selection of content. These changes can occur due to licensing agreements, where titles are removed once licenses expire. Content rotation is another reason, as streaming platforms aim to provide a dynamic catalog with new options to explore and prevent it from becoming stagnant. 

Additionally, content acquisition plays a role, as Max constantly acquires new movies, TV shows, documentaries, and original programming to cater to different audience preferences. Exclusivity deals with production companies or studios may also lead to fluctuations in the catalog. User demand and feedback are considered, with adjustments made based on popular requests or negative feedback. Ultimately, the goal is to provide users with an engaging and ever-evolving entertainment experience.

Why does the Max remove titles?

Max removes titles from its streaming service to enhance the user experience and optimize content. This decision eliminates distractions and allows users to focus on visual elements like thumbnails and descriptions for a more immersive browsing experience.

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Additionally, removing titles optimizes screen space, especially on smaller devices, enabling users to see more options at once. While not universally popular, Max is committed to offering a modern and user-friendly platform, making the removal of titles aligned with its objectives.

With many streaming services increasing prices, it’s important to get the most out of your monthly subscription each month.

Do the titles change on the 1st of the month or at various dates throughout the month in Max? 

There isn't specific data regarding the exact dates when titles change in Max. Streaming platforms like Max may update their catalog at various dates throughout the month based on factors such as licensing agreements, content rotation, content acquisition, user feedback, and demand.

The frequency and timing of title changes can vary and depend on the platform's content strategy and objectives. It is important to note that streaming services often strive to provide users with fresh and diverse content, which may lead to regular updates to the catalog.

What’s coming to Max in January

 January 1

  • 90 Day Fiancé: Holiday Special 2023 #3 (TLC)
  • 90 Day Fiancé Pillow Talk: Single All The Way (TLC)
  • The A-Team (2010)
  • After Earth (2013)
  • Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)
  • Aniara (2019)
  • Austenland (2013)
  • Bachelorette (2012)
  • Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me (2013)
  • Body at Brighton Rock (2019)
  • Booty Call (1997)
  • The Breakfast Club (1985)
  • The Brothers (2001)
  • Cabin Fever (2003)
  • Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (2009)
  • Celebrity IOU, Season 7 (HGTV)
  • Collision Course (1989)
  • Cyborg (1989)
  • Dance With Me (1998)
  • Dark Skies (2013)
  • Date and Switch (2013)
  • Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  • Empire State (2013)
  • Escape From Alcatraz (1979)
  • Everybody Wants to be Italian (2008)
  • A Fistful of Dollars (1967)
  • For A Few Dollars More (1967)
  • Free Birds (2013)
  • The Good, The Bad and the Ugly (1967)
  • The Gospel According to Andre (2018)
  • Greta (2019)
  • Hail Satan? (2019)
  • Hang Em' High (1968)
  • Head Office (1986)
  • HGTV Dream Home 2024 (HGTV)
  • The Hitcher (1986)
  • Hollywood Homicide (2003)
  • I Don't Know How She Does It (2011)
  • I, Frankenstein (2014)
  • The Ides of March (2011)
  • It Comes At Night (2017)
  • Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
  • John Carpenter's Escape From L.A. (1996)
  • Kids Baking Championship, Season 12 specials (Food Network)
  • The Kill Team (2019)
  • Killing Them Softly (2012)
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)
  • Lawless (2012)
  • Machete (2010)
  • Mike Wallace is Here (2019)
  • Odd Jobs (1986)
  • Our Idiot Brother (2011)
  • Quarantine (2008)
  • Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins (2019)
  • Rambo: Last Blood (2019)
  • Ricochet (1991)
  • Road Trip (2000)
  • Road Trip: Beer Pong (2009)
  • Robocop (1987)
  • Robocop (2014)
  • Robocop 2 (1990)
  • Robocop 3 (1993)
  • Rocket Science (2007)
  • Scream 4 (2011)
  • The Secrets We Keep (2020)
  • Some Kind of Beautiful (2015)
  • Star Trek Generations (1994)
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
  • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
  • Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
  • Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
  • Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
  • Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
  • Sweet Dreams (1985)
  • Switch (1991)
  • Ted 2 (2015)
  • The Curious Case of Natalia Grace: Natalia Speaks (ID)
  • Tracers (2015)
  • Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
  • When A Stranger Calls (2006)
  • White House Down (2013)

January 2

  • Jessica's Big Little World (Cartoon Network)
  • Moonshiners Season 13A (Discovery Channel)

January 4

  • Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch, Season 3 (Discovery Channel)

January 5

  • Creator League Series, Season 5
  • My Lottery Dream Home, Season 14 (HGTV)
  • OWN Celebrates the New Color Purple (OWN)

January 6

  • Ready to Love: Make a Move (OWN)
  • Tricky Dick (CNN Original)

January 7

  • Carnival Eats, Season 11 (Cooking Channel)
  • Diana (CNN Original)
  • Evil Lives Here: Shadows Of Death, Season 3B (ID)
  • Home Town, Season 8 (HGTV)
  • OWN Spotlight: Oprah & Taraji P. Henson (OWN)
  • Worst Cooks in America, Season 27 (Food Network)

January 8

  • 90 Day Diaries, Season 5 (TLC)
  • Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project (HBO Original)

January 10

  • See No Evil, Season 9B (ID)

January 11

  • Chowchilla (CNN Films/Max Original)

January 12

  • Batwheels, Season 2A (Cartoon Network)
  • The Convict (Skazana)
  • The Disappearance (Chyłka – Zaginięcie)

January 13

  • The Kitchen, Season 34 (Food Network)
  • What's Wrong with That House? (HGTV)
  • The Wonder List with Bill Weir (CNN Original)
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January 14

  • Craig of the Creek: Craig Before the Creek (Cartoon Network)
  • OWN Spotlight: Oprah & Fantasia Barrino (OWN)
  • True Detective: Night Country (HBO Original)

January 15

  • Snowden (2016)

January 16

  • Seduced to Slay (ID)
  • Who the (BLEEP) Did I Marry?, Season 7 (ID)

January 18

  • On The Roam (Max Original)
  • Sort Of, Season 3 (Max Original)

January 19

  • Real Time With Bill Maher S22 (HBO Original)
  • Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace?, Season 5 (CNN)

January 20

  • Belle Collective, Season 2C (OWN)
  • Lincoln: Divided We Stand (CNN Original)

January 21

  • Love & Marriage: Huntsville, Season 4B (OWN)
  • Love & Translation (TLC)
  • OWN Spotlight: Oprah & Danielle Brooks (OWN)

January 22

  • Battle on the Mountain (HGTV)
  • Death by Fame, Season 2 (ID)
  • Rick and Morty, Season 7 (Adult Swim)
  • The Playboy Murders, Season 2 (ID)

January 24

  • Rico to the Rescue, Season 2 (HGTV)

January 25

  • Beat Bobby Flay, Season 33 (Food Network)

January 26

  • Border Control: Spain, Season 3

January 27

  • The Redemption Project with Van Jones (CNN Original)

January 28

  • The Redemption Project with Van Jones (CNN Original)

January 31

  • Guy's Grocery Games, Season 34 (Food Network)
  • The Unbreakable Tatiana Suarez (HBO Original)

What’s leaving Max in January 2024

January 5

  • The Nun (2018)

January 9

  • Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
  • Miracle Workers, Seasons 1-3 (TBS)

January 11

  • Blended (2014)

January 24

  • Barbarian (2022)

January 27

  • Havana Street Party Presents: Beatriz Luengo
  • Havana Street Party Presents: Orishas

January 28

  • August: Osage County (2013)

January 31

  • (500) Days of Summer (2009)
  • All About Steve (2009)
  • Angel of Mine (2019)
  • Anna (2019)
  • Annie Hall (1977)
  • Best Man Down (2013)
  • Betrayed (1988)
  • Big Momma's House (2000)
  • Big Momma's House 2 (2006)
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
  • Black Boy Joy (2021)
  • Blair Witch (2016)
  • Body of Lies (2008)
  • Bride Wars (2009)
  • Bull Durham (1988)
  • Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
  • Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)
  • Cooties (2015)
  • The Cypher (2021)
  • Deadfall (2012)
  • The Delta Force (1986)
  • Dolapo is Fine (2021)
  • Double Impact (1991)
  • Flash of Genius (2008)
  • The Fluffy Movie (2014)
  • Footloose (1984)
  • The Frozen Ground (2013)
  • Growing Up Milwaukee (2020)
  • Hackers (1995)
  • Hotel For Dogs (2009)
  • I Am Not Your Negro (2017)
  • Kingpin (1996)
  • Knowing (2009)
  • A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
  • Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
  • The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
  • The Mexican (2001)
  • MI-5 (2015)
  • Mr. Mom (1983)
  • My Scientology Movie (2017)
  • Night Catches Us (2010)
  • Platoon (1987)
  • Predator (1987)
  • Predator 2 (1990)
  • A Rodeo Film (2021)
  • Ronin (1998)
  • A Royal Affair (2012)
  • Rubber (2011)
  • See How They Run (2022)
  • Soul Plane (2004)
  • Source Code (2011)
  • A Storybook Ending (2021)
  • The Terminator (1984)
  • The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
  • The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
  • Tommy Boy (1995)
  • Wayne's World (1992)
  • Wayne's World 2 (1993)
  • Whiteout (2009)

In case you missed it, here's Everything You Need to Know About Max.

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Is Max included with HBO subscription?

Existing HBO subscribers on AT&T-owned television providers (including DirecTV) will also receive HBO Max at its launch, although it is unknown if this is only a promotional offer.

Click here to see the content available on Max.

What should I expect from Max?

  • The ability to create multiple profiles for each member of your family. You can also distinguish between an adult and a kid.
  • Continue Watching
  • My List
  • Featured Series
  • Featured Movies
  • Originals
  • Just Added
  • Last Chance
  • Coming Soon
  • Watch With the Family
  • Manage Devices
    • Sign all devices out or sign individual devices out, if you think your account is being used without your permission
  • Parental Controls
    • change what content your kids can access on Max
  • Notifications
    • if you'd like to get show and movie recommendations, product updates, special offers, sign up for emails


  • Action
  • Comedy
  • Crime
  • Documentaries
  • Drama
  • Fantasy & Sci-Fi
  • Horror
  • International
  • Kids & Family
  • Latino
  • Music
  • News/Talk
  • Reality
  • Romance
  • Shorts
  • Sports
  • Suspense

Which hubs are included with Max?

  • HBO
  • DC
  • Sesame Workshop
  • Classics curated by TCM
  • Studio Ghibli
  • Cartoon Network collection
  • Adult Swim collection
  • Crunchyroll collection
  • Looney Tunes

Any unique content clusters in Max?

Max, for instance, boasted a diverse library encompassing classics from the 1950s and 1980s. Various avenues exist for discovering older content:

Classic Films Collection: Platforms like Max curate classic movies spanning different eras, such as the 1950s and 1980s, often under a ‘classics' category.

Decade-Specific Collections: Some platforms organize content by decades, offering curated selections of movies and TV shows from specific eras.

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Director or Actor Spotlights: Streaming services sometimes dedicate sections to renowned directors or actors, showcasing their works from different decades.

To find such collections, explore platform menus, search terms like “classics” or “retro,” and look for sections labeled “Collections” or “Throwbacks.” However, content availability can change due to agreements, so periodic checks or contacting customer support may help locate specific titles or updated information.

What are the media and critics excited about seeing in Max this January?

The media and critics are looking forward to several new releases on Max in January 2024. The headliner for this month according to is “True Detective: Night Country”. The highly anticipated Season 7 of “Rick and Morty” is also due to arrive. Other notable inclusions are “Jessica's Big Little World”, “Batwheels, Season 2A”, and “The Convict (Skazana)”. Additionally, the service will see the addition of movies like “My Scientology Movie” and “Platoon” to its library.

What are fan favorites in Max?

Max featured a diverse array of fan favorites that captured the hearts of audiences across different genres. Some of the platform's most beloved titles included iconic franchises like the “Harry Potter” series and “The Dark Knight Trilogy,” both renowned for their immersive storytelling and memorable characters. Additionally, classics such as “The Lord of the Rings Trilogy” and Studio Ghibli films like “Spirited Away” and “My Neighbor Totoro” held a special place in the hearts of fans, appealing to both nostalgia and a new generation of viewers. 

On the TV front, perennial favorites like “Friends,” “Game of Thrones,” and “The Big Bang Theory” maintained strong followings, drawing audiences with their humor, intricate storylines, and compelling characters. Max's library also boasted timeless classics such as “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and acclaimed contemporary shows like “Succession,” each contributing to the platform's collection of fan-favorite content that catered to a wide range of tastes and preferences.

How to add titles to your watchlist in Max?

To add titles to your watchlist in Max, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Max app on your device.
  2. Browse through the content sections or use the search function to find a TV series or movie you want to add to your watchlist.
  3. Once you have found the title, press and hold the select button on it. This action will add the title to your watchlist.
  4. Alternatively, you can click on the “+” icon next to any title to quickly add it to your watchlist.
  5. Repeat these steps for each title you want to add.

By adding titles to your watchlist in Max, you can easily keep track of the shows and movies you plan to watch. This feature allows you to organize your content and access it conveniently whenever you're ready to enjoy your selected titles.

Please note that the process may slightly vary depending on the version of the Max app or device you're using.

Is there a place in the app to see new releases in Max?

There is a section in the Max app where you can find new releases. The specific location or name of the section may vary depending on the app version and updates. However, typically, you can find the new releases section on the home screen or in the main menu.

To locate new releases in Max, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Max app on your device.
  2. Look for a tab or section named “New Releases” or something similar. It may be located on the home screen, under the “Discover” or “Browse” menu, or in a separate category.
  3. Click on the “New Releases” section to access the latest content that has been added to Max.

In this section, you will find a curated collection of recently released TV shows, movies, documentaries, and other content available on Max. It's a great way to stay updated with the latest releases and discover new shows and movies to watch.

Please note that the availability and organization of the new releases section may vary based on your region and the content library of Max.

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