WarnerMedia’s New HBO Max Snaps Up Streaming Rights for Friends From Netflix

Debuting next spring, the service will include original and library programming

The streaming service will premiere with 10,000 hours of premium content, including all 236 episodes of Friends. Getty Images

WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming service finally has a name and its first big get: exclusive streaming rights for Friends, which is one of Netflix’s most-watched titles.

@kelseymsutton kelsey.sutton@adweek.com Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.