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    86 Of The Best TV Shows To Stream On HBO Max In August

    House of the Dragon, House of Ho, a new season of Selena + Chef, and more great titles you'll want to stream this month.

    Before we get into it, yes, HBO Max is clearly going through something right now. But let’s not let their messiness keep us from enjoying some of their best content — while we still can. Although subscribers were forced to say an abrupt goodbye to Run, Camping, and (this one hurts) Mrs. Fletcher, there are still plenty of great shows coming our way in the near future. From the quasi Game of Thrones comeback series, House of the Dragon (which will no doubt have some pretty big armor to fill), to a new season of the seemingly sort of random but nevertheless great Selena Gomez cooking show! Here are the best TV shows you can still watch on HBO Max this month — and don't worry, And Just Like That... isn't going anywhere.

    1. 100 Foot Wave (2021–)

    a still from 100 Foot Wave with Garrett McNamara surfing a huge wave

    2. *Abbott Elementary (2021—)

    Quinta Brunson in Abbott Elementary

    3. A Black Lady Sketch Show (2019–)

    Skye Townsend, Ashley Nicole Black, Robin Thede and Gabrielle Dennis in A Black Lady Sketch Show

    4. Adventure Time (2010–18)

    Ice King and Princess Bubblegum in "Adventure Time"

    5. And Just Like That... (2021–)

    A promo image of Miranda, Carrie, and Charlotte in "And Just Like That..."

    6. The Baby (2022)

    Natasha holding the baby in a laundry basket in The Baby

    7. Barry (2018–)

    Bill Hader on the phone in Barry

    8. Boardwalk Empire (2010–14)

    A still from "Boardwalk Empire"

    9. Chernobyl (2019)

    A still from "Chernobyl" with two scientists in a lab together

    10. Doctor Who (2005–)

    A still from "Doctor Who" of the Doctor and Amy standing on a beach next to the Tardis

    11. Enlightened (2011–13)

    Laura Dern and Luke Wilson in "Enlightened"

    12. Euphoria (2019–)

    A still from "Euphoria" where Rue is resting with her eyes closed in a diner booth

    13. FBOY Island (2021—)

    The three FBOY island contestants with host Nikki Glasser

    14. The Flight Attendant (2020–)

    Cassie holding binoculars in "The Flight Attendant"

    15. Frayed (2019–)

    a still of Sammy and her two children from Frayed

    16. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–96)

    Will Smith in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"

    17. Friends (1994–2004)

    David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, and Courteney Cox as Monica Geller

    18. Game of Thrones (2011–19)

    Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow in "Game of Thrones"

    19. Gentleman Jack (2019–)

    Sophie Rundle and Suranne Jones about to kiss in Gentleman Jack

    20. Ghosts (UK) (2019–)

    A still from Ghosts where Alison has a ghost staring her straight in the face and she doesn't know it

    21. Girls (2012–17)

    Lena Dunham, Zosia Mamet, and Jemima Kirk in "Girls"

    22. The Gilded Age (2022–)

    The cast of the Gilded Age seated in a parlor

    23. Gordita Chronicles (2022)

    The Castelli family in their car together in Gordita Chronicles

    24. Gossip Girl (2021–)

    A still of Julien and Zoya in "Gossip Girl"

    25. Hacks (2021–)

    Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder in "Hacks"

    26. Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts (2022)

    Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe sitting together in a still from Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

    27. *House of the Dragon (2022)

    Eve Best in House of the Dragon

    28. *House of Ho (2020—)

    Aunt Tina, Kim Ho, Bella Ho, Washington Ho, Judy Ho, Nate Nguyễn, Binh Ho, Hue Ho in House of Ho

    29. I May Destroy You (2020)

    A still of Arabella at the dinner table

    30. Insecure (2016–21)

    A still of Issa and Lawrence in "Insecure"

    31. Irma Vep (2022)

    Mira wearing her catsuit costume against the Paris skyline in Irma Vep

    32. Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel (2022)

    Jerrod onstage in Rothaniel

    33. Julia (2022)

    Julia Child pouring wine into a pot in Julia

    34. The Last Movie Stars (2022)

    An old photo of Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman

    35. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014–)

    John Oliver at his desk on "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver"

    36. The Leftovers (2014–17)

    Justin Theroux in The Leftfovers

    37. Lovecraft Country (2020)

    A still from "Lovecraft Country"

    38. Love Life (2020–)

    A still of Marcus in "Love Life"

    39. Made for Love (2021–)

    Cristin Milioti in "Made for Love"

    40. Mare of Easttown (2021)

    Kate Winslet in "Mare of Easttown"

    41. Minx (2022–)

    Jake Johnson and Ophelia Lovibond talking in Minx

    42. My Mom, Your Dad (2022)

    A still of a romantic date from My Mom, Your Dad

    43. The Nanny (1993–99)

    Ray Romano, Fran Drescher, and Rachel Chagall in "The Nanny"

    44. Naomi (2022)

    Naomi in Naomi

    45. The Night Of (2016)

    Nasir staring at someone in prison in the night of

    46. Nikki Glaser: Good Clean Filth (2022)

    Nikki Glaser performing onstage

    47. The O.C. (2003–07)

    Mischa Barton, Peter Gallagher, Kelly Rowan, Benjamin McKenzie, Adam Brody, and Rachel Bilson in "The O.C."

    48. Olive Kitteridge (2014)

    Frances McDormand

    49. The Other Two (2018–)

    Molly Shannon and Case Walker in "The Other Two"

    50. Our Flag Means Death (2022–)

    The pirate crew in our flag means death staring up at the sky together

    51. Painting With John (2021–)

    John Lurie sitting in the forest outside his home

    52. PAUSE with Sam Jay (2021–)

    Sam Jay in a courtroom in a judges chair in Pause with Sam Jay

    53. Peacemaker (2022–)

    John Cena and Freddie Stroma in Peacemaker

    54. Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin (2022)

    Bailee Madison in Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin

    55. Raised by Wolves (2020–)

    A still from raised by wolves of Mother walking through the jungle

    56. Rap Sh!t (2022)

    Aida Osman, KaMillion in Rap Sh!t

    57. The Rehearsal (2022)

    A man drinking coffee on a rocking chair

    58. Rick and Morty (2013–)

    Rick, Summer and Morty from Rick and Morty

    59. The Righteous Gemstones (2019–)

    A still of Adam DeVine performing onstage in The Righteous Gemstones

    60. Scenes From a Marriage (2021)

    A still of Mira and Jonathan from "Scenes From a Marriage"

    61. Search Party (2016–22)

    Dory, Drew, Elliott, and Portia shopping at a pet store in "Search Party"

    62. *Selena + Chef (2020–)

    63. The Sex Lives of College Girls (2021–)

    A still from "The Sex Lives of College Girls"

    64. Sex and the City (1998–2004)

    Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda all out to dinner

    65. Six Feet Under (2001–05)

    Nate and David at a graveyard in "Six Feet Under."

    66. Somebody Somewhere (2022–)

    Bridget Everett in Somebody Somewhere

    67. The Sopranos (1999–2007)

    Tony Soprano walking in a bathrobe in "The Sopranos"

    68. The Staircase (2022)

    Toni Collette and Colin Firth in The Staircase

    69. Starstruck (2021–)

    Jessie and Tom sitting drinking tea together in "Starstruck"

    70. Station Eleven (2021–)

    Mackenzie Davis riding horseback in a caravan in Station Eleven

    71. Steven Universe (2013–20)

    A still from Steven Universe of Steven and his Crystal Gem friends

    72. Succession (2018–)

    The Roy family in Succession

    73. *Sweet Life: Los Angeles (2021—)

    Jerrold Smith II, P'Jae Compton, Keilan in sweet life: los angeles

    74. That Damn Michael Che (2021–)

    Michael Che

    75. The Time Traveler's Wife (2022)

    Theo James in The Time Traveler's Wife

    76. Togetherness (2015—2016)

    Mark Duplass and Melanie Lynskey screaming at each other in the shower in Togetherness

    77. The Tourist (2022)

    Jamie Dornan in the tourist

    78. True Detective (2014–19)

    Mahershala Ali in True Detective season 3

    79. Tuca & Bertie (2019–)

    Tuca and Bertie in Tuca and Bertie

    80. Veep (2012–19)

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Veep

    81. Watchmen (2019)

    Regina King in Watchmen

    82. Westworld (2016–)

    83. What Happened, Brittany Murphy? (2021)

    A childhood photo of Brittany Murphy

    84. The White Lotus (2021–)

    Connie Britton in White Lotus

    85. Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty (2022)

    John C. Reilly standing on a basketball court in winning time

    86. The Wire (2002–08)

    A still from "The Wire"

    * Denotes title (or season) has been newly added to HBO Max for August.

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