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Here’s what’s coming to HBO Now in March


As more and more streaming services barge onto the market, we do our best to keep you updated on what’s showing up on the billion or so content providers competing for your digital dollar and attention. Case in point: HBO’s Now service, which allows users to watch the premium cable network’s new shows shortly after they air. At the moment, that means Vinyl, which debuted last Sunday, and has already picked up a renewal notice despite iffy initial ratings. As we move fully into March, it’ll be joined by returning series like Togetherness and Girls, along with new animated series Animals.


On the movie side of things, meanwhile, Now is playing host to a pair of Oscar-nominated documentary shorts: A Girl In The River, about honor killings in Pakistan, and Body Team 12, about Red Cross workers operating during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. And, on a note that’s only even vaguely positive due to contrast with the preceding two entries, the service will also host a taped performance of Audra Mcdonald’s Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, about the final days of Billie Holiday.

But hey, once you’re done inducing near-terminal depression, you can tuck into The Birdcage, which Now is offering up just in time for its 20-year anniversary. So that’ll be fun, at least until the constant reminder of Robin Williams’s death drives you even deeper, both into yourself, and the HBO Now archives, in your search for something, anything, to take away the pain. (So maybe just watch Raising Arizona or Super Troopers instead.)


Anyway, here’s the full list of stuff coming on and off HBO Now in March :

New Original Programming:

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness* (3/7)

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill (3/12)

Ebola: The Doctors’ Story (3/14)

Body Team 12* (3/14)

Orphans of Ebola (3/14)

Gonzaga: The March to Madness Finale (3/16)

HBO First Look: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (3/15)

Everything is Copy (3/21)

Psi: Season 2 Finale (3/25)

Only the Dead See the End of War (3/28)

HBO First Look: The Boss (3/31)

*2016 Oscar® nominees for Best Documentary (Short Subject)

Theatrical Premieres:

Ouija (3/1)

The Gallows (3/1)

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (3/1)

Spy (3/5)

Max (3/12)

Pitch Perfect 2 (3/19)

Vacation (3/26)

Estrenos en Español:

Kamikaze (3/4)

Los contreras familias (3/4)

Refugiado (3/11)

Older films tarting March 1:

Antwone Fisher, 2002

Barbershop, 2002

Barbershop 2: Back in Business, 2004

Beauty Shop, 2005

Charlotte’s Web, 1973

Friday Night Lights, 2004

I Think I Love My Wife, 2007

Keeping the Faith, 2000

Kiss the Girls, 1997

Kung Pow: Enter the Fist, 2002

Raising Arizona, 1987

Remember the Titans, 2000

Saving Silverman, 2001

Snatch, 2000

Super Troopers, 2001

Tammy, 2014

The Birdcage, 1996

The Uninvited, 2009

Last Chance to Catch:

Bad Words, 2013 (Ends 3/29)

Ending March 31:

Beetlejuice, 1988

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), 2014

Burn after Reading, 2008

Kill the Messenger, 2014

Life is Beautiful, 1997

Rio 2, 2014

The Departed, 2006

The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies, 2014

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

The Theory of Everything, 2014

Transcendence, 2014

Working Girl, 1988


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