HBO Max has given a first look at comedy The Sex Lives of College Girls, the documentary 15 Minutes of Shame, and psychological thriller The Girl Before.
The Max Original comedy The Sex Lives of College Girls debuts on HBO Max with the first two episodes Thursday, November 18. The ten-episode series continues with three new episodes on November 25 and December 2, leading up to the final two episodes of the season on December 9.
Created by Emmy-nominated writer/producer Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble, The Sex Lives of College Girls follows four college roommates as they arrive at New England’s prestigious Essex College. A bundle of contradictions and hormones, these girls are equal parts lovable and infuriating as they live out their new, free lives on campus.
The series stars Pauline Chalamet, Amrit Kaur, Reneé Rapp, and Alyah Chanelle Scott.
Additional series regulars include Midori Francis, Gavin Leatherwood, Chris Meyer, Ilia Isorelys Paulino, Lauren Spencer, and Renika Williams.
Kaling and showrunner Justin Noble co-wrote the first episode and executive produced with Howard Klein. The series is produced by Kaling International and 3 Arts Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Max Original documentary 15 Minutes of Shame premieres October 7. It is a timely, eye-opening roller-coaster ride through the world of public shaming.
This original documentary film examines social behavior by embedding with individuals from across the U.S. who have been publicly shamed or cyber-harassed – while exploring the bullies, the bystanders, the media, psychologists, politicians and experts in between.
15 Minutes of Shame is about one of the most pressing and unaddressed issues of modern life, brought to you by the people who know it best.
The documentary is executive produced by Monica Lewinsky and Max Joseph, who also directed. Steve Ascher, Kristy Sabat and Jessica Conway serve as executive producers for Six West Media. Allyson Luchak (The Staircase) serves as a producer.
HBO Max also unveiled first-look images of stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Loki, The Morning Show, Black Mirror), David Oyelowo (Selma, Les Misérables) and Jessica Plummer (EastEnders and How to Talk to Girls at Parties) in JP Delaney’s gripping adaption of his best-selling novel, The Girl Before, for HBO Max and BBC One.
The limited four-part series from award-winning production company 42 (The English Game, Watership Down, The Courier), is written and executive produced by JP Delaney with Marissa Lestrade (White Stork, Deep State 2) co-writing episodes. Emmy-nominated Lisa Brühlmann (Killing Eve, Servant, Blue My Mind) directs.
The Girl Before tells the story of Jane (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), who gets the chance to move into a beautiful, ultra-minimalist house designed by an enigmatic architect (David Oyelowo). There’s just one catch: the occupants must abide by his list of exacting rules.
Jane starts to feel the house changing her in unexpected ways, but when she makes the shocking discovery about her predecessor, Emma (Jessica Plummer), she’s forced to confront unnerving similarities. As the two women’s timelines interweave, Jane begins to question if her fate will be the same as the girl before…
The executive producers include Eleanor Moran, Rory Aitken and Ben Pugh for 42, Ben Irving for the BBC, JP Delaney and Lisa Brühlmann. Rhonda Smith produces and Gugu Mbatha-Raw is an associate producer.
The series also stars Ben Hardy and will stream in the U.S. on HBO Max and will air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in the UK, with WarnerMedia also controlling rights for additional select territories around the world. ITV Studios brokered the co-commission deal with HBO Max.