Catch these shows on HBO GO this May 2023
For the month of May, grab your snacks and kick back to these exciting series of new premieres and season finales on HBO GO.
A seven-episode Max Original limited series, this riveting drama is an official selection of the 2023 SXSW Film & TV Festival. The series tells the true story of Candy and Pat Montgomery, and Betty and Allan Gore – two church-going couples enjoying their small-town Texan suburban life – whose lives are upended by an extramarital affair, leading another to pick up an axe. Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Jesse Plemons, Lily Rabe, Patrick Fugit, Krysten Ritter, Tom Pelphrey, Keir Gilchrist, and Elizabeth Marvel, catch the season finale on May 25.
For the documentary junkie, witness the journey of American rapper Lizzo as she takes on the world, rocking up the music industry and culture itself. A Max Original production, the documentary follows the inspirational story behind Lizzo’s meteoric rise from her humble beginnings to the star she is today. Viewers are given an intimate look into the pivotal moments that shaped her and the hard work she had to go through before finding fame, success, international stardom, and love. The documentary premieres on May 11.
A culmination of her deeply personal documentary, the spectacular show features the three-time Grammy-winning superstar, her band The Lizzbians and The Little Bigs, The Big Grrrls, and special guests Cardi B, SZA, and Missy Elliott at the iconic Kia Forum in Inglewood, California. This exciting performance also premieres on May 11.
A gripping film based on true events. 25-year-old former American Intelligence specialist Reality Winner suddenly finds FBI agents arriving at her home in June 2017, questioning her about her suspected role in the mishandling of classified information. The dialogue that then follows on screen is directly taken from the actual transcript of the tense and transfixing conversation of the encounter. The film stars Sydney Sweeney, Josh Hamilton, and Marchánt Davis. Premieres May 30.
For the martial arts lover, this Emmy-nominated series sees 12 of the best male and female fighters from all around the world arrive on the shores Langkawi. There, they will live together, train together, and fight it out in a brutal knockout competition. The series premieres on May 17.
An exciting new series that takes viewers behind-the-scenes of the Watergate scandal. Chronicling the actions on the ground, this satirical drama begins in 1971, with the White House hiring E. Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy to investigate the Pentagon Papers leak. Setting off a wave of consequences that ultimately topple the presidency they were trying to protect, along with their families, the series follows the unlikely pair’s unbelievable covert ops during Nixon’s re-election campaign. Starring Woody Harrelson, Justin Theroux, Lena Headey, Judy Greer, Domhnall Gleeson, Toby Huss, Ike Barinholtz and Kathleen Turner. The series is now available on HBO GO.