HBO Max, the new streaming service from WarnerMedia, is now open for business, with a large and varied catalogue of films and shows including Doctor WhoRick and Morty, and every episode of Friends — plus the vast library of HBO original shows and films.

A lot of people we’ve spoken to, though, are still caught up on a few basic questions they want answered before they sign up. So let’s tackle them all one by one:


We’ll have lots more on HBO Max, including the full lineup of movies and shows, highlights to watch, and lots more in the days ahead.

Gallery — What Not To Watch on Disney+: