New to Stream: HBO Max December 2020 Highlights
HBO Max has unveiled its December 2020 movie and TV highlights, including the highly-anticipated premiere of Wonder Woman 1984 on Christmas Day when the movie flies onto the platform the same day it hits theaters around the country. Next month will also see the debut of the exclusive holiday special My Gift: A Christmas Special from Carrie Underwood, which features the country music superstar performing a combination of beloved traditional favorites and new original material from her first Christmas album.
Additionally, a new Euphoria special episode starring Emmy winner Zendaya will premiere along with Steven Soderbergh’s new comedy film Let Them All Talk, starring Meryl Streep, Candice Bergen, Dianne Wiest, Gemma Chan, and Lucas Hedges. You can check out the full December lineup below!
Titles Coming to HBO Max in December
3 Godfathers, 1949
Baby God, Documentary Premiere (HBO)
Baby God is a shocking examination of the work of a Las Vegas fertility specialist, the late Dr. Quincy Fortier, who assisted hundreds of couples struggling with difficulty conceiving and the many women he guided to pregnancy through the use of his own sperm without their knowledge or consent
Full Bloom, Season Finale
Heaven’s Gate: The Cult of Cults, HBO Max Documentary Premiere
An intimate, four-part series that explores the infamous religious movement and the stranger-than-fiction circumstances that culminated in the biggest mass suicide to ever take place in the U.S.
My Gift: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood, HBO Max Special Premiere
Underwood will appear with a live orchestra and choir, performing a combination of beloved traditional favorites celebrating her faith and the spiritual nature of the holiday, as well as new original material from the highly anticipated album which was released on vinyl October 30th.
Stylish with Jenna Lyons, HBO Max Original Series Premiere
Beyond the Spotlight, Season 1
The Photograph, 2020 (HBO)
Euphoria Special, Special Episode Premiere (HBO)
In the aftermath of being left by Jules at the train station and relapsing, the first special episode follows Rue (played by Emmy®-winner Zendaya) as she celebrates Christmas. Written and directed by series creator Sam Levinson, the episode, titled “Trouble Don’t Last Always,” also stars Colman Domingo, who appeared in season one.
Murder On Middle Beach, Docuseries Finale (HBO)
Axios, Season Finale (HBO)
40 Years A Prisoner, Documentary Premiere (HBO)
HBO Documentary Film’s 40 Years a Prisoner chronicles the controversial 1978 Philadelphia police raid on the radical back-to-nature group MOVE and the aftermath that led to a son’s decades long fight to free his parents.
La Jauria (The Pack), Season 1
Alabama Snake, Documentary Premiere (HBO)
Alabama Snake, directed by Theo Love and produced by Bryan Storkel, explores the story of October 4, 1991, when a violent crime was reported in the sleepy town of Scottsboro, Alabama.
The Trial of Christine Keeler
4 Blocks, Seasons 1-3
Haute Dog, HBO Max Holiday Special Episode
It’s a Winter Wonderland – but the competition isn’t heating up, it’s cooling down! Join our groomers as they get in the howl-iday spirit, unleashing festive creations on their furry friends for a shot at a holly jolly gift of $10,000.
House of Ho, HBO Max Original Series Premiere
The multi-generational family docusoap House of Ho chronicles the daily lives of patriarch Binh Ho, matriarch Hue Ho, their daughter Judy Ho, their son Washington Ho and his wife Lesley Ho, Aunt Tina, and Cousin Sammy.
Let Them All Talk, HBO Max Original Film Premiere
Let Them All Talk tells the story of a celebrated author (Meryl Streep) who takes a journey with some old friends (Candice Bergen and Dianne Wiest) to have some fun and heal old wounds. Her nephew (Lucas Hedges) comes along to wrangle the ladies and her literary agent (Gemma Chan) also books herself on the trip.
Summer Camp Island, Season 3 Premiere
Season three follows best friends Oscar and Hedgehog as they have strange encounters with mystical creatures, discovering their own magical potential along the way. As Oscar and Hedgehog dive deeper into the magical community, they hear fables of friendships and discover how Susie and the witches first came to the island.
Veneno, Season Finale
The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart, Documentary Premiere (HBO)
Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel (HBO)
The Art Of Political Murder, Documentary Premiere (HBO)
CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute
Homeschool Musical Class of 2020, HBO Max Special Premiere
Inspired by Tony Award winning actress Laura Benanti’s (“My Fair Lady” and “She Loves Me” on Broadway, Younger, Supergirl, Nashville) online movement #SunshineSongs, in which she offered to be an audience for the students around the country whose spring musicals were cancelled because of COVID-19, this television event will give students the opportunity to sing and dance like the stars they are, from the safety of their homes.
Love Monster, Season 1-2
Sesame Street: Holiday at Hooper’s
It’s Holiday time on Sesame Street! When their parents run late from the holiday concert, Elmo and Baby Bear stay with Alan and Nina at Hooper’s store. But they are disappointed not to celebrate Christmas Eve and Hanukkah as they had planned. Alan wonders how to make Hooper’s feel more festive. What if they make their own holiday decorations? Elmo, Baby Bear, Nina, and Alan sing carols, eat latkes, and make lots of decorations. They create a wonderful holiday celebration all by themselves—and Elmo and Baby Bear realize that the best part of holidays is being together with friends and family.
Diego Torres Sinfonico, Season 1 (HBO)
Wendy, 2020 (HBO)
I Used To Go Here, 2020 (HBO)
Industry, Season Finale (HBO)
Squish, Season 1
The West Wing, Season 1-7
Independence Day (Extended Version), 1996 (HBO)
Road Trip, Season 1
His Dark Materials, Season 2 Finale (HBO)
Los Dias De La Ballena (AKA The Days of the Whale) (HBO)
The Champ, 1979
Select Titles Leaving HBO Max in December:
Lights Out, 2016 (HBO)
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, 2019 (HBO)
American Animals, 2018 (HBO)
Arizona, 2018 (HBO)
An American in Paris, 1951