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    37 Of The Best HBO Max Shows To Watch In December

    The White Lotus, Gossip Girls, His Dark Materials, and more great titles you'll want to stream this month.

    HBO has been around since the '70s, and have over the decades created tons of original content including many incredible TV shows. I'm sure we all remember a time when using DVR or watching these shows on demand was impossible, but with the launch of HBO Max back in 2020, we not only got all of HBO's shows at our fingertips, but also those owned by Warner Bros. This expanded an already eclectic catalog of fantastic shows and made HBO Max one of the best streaming services to have.

    December is the year’s biggest holiday month, and with the kids being out of school and figuring out what your New Years resolution will be, there’s no better time to unwind and destress from the anxiety of what you’re going to get your parents this year than with some incredible shows on HBO Max.

    What's New This Month:

    1. Doom Patrol (2019–)

    Brendan Fraser as Cliff and Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jan looking through some metal bars

    2. Gossip Girl (2021–)

    Zion Moreno as Luna La looking over sunglasses at someone

    3. His Dark Materials (2019–22)

    James McAvoy as Lord Asriel Belacqua heading into action

    4. Sort Of (2021–)

    Amanda Cordner and Bilal Baig as 7ven and Sabi looking at something somewhat shocked

    What to Watch:

    5. Avenue 5 (2020—)

    Hugh Laurie as Ryan Clark speaking to someone with a look of concern

    6. Barry (2018-)

    Bill Hader as Barry staring out into the distance while eating something atop a hillside

    7. Batman: The Animated Series (1992-1995)

    Batman standing atop a building while lightning flashes behind him

    8. The Big Brunch (2022—)

    Dan Levy sitting alongside Sohla El Waylly and Will Guida speaking about something while Dan smiles

    9. Big Little Lies (2017-2019)

    Nicole Kidman as Celeste overlooking the ocean on a balcony

    10. Boardwalk Empire (2010-2014)

    Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson looking onto a crowd of people

    11. Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000-)

    Larry David looking annoyed at something

    12. Entourage (2004-2011)

    Jeremy Piven as Ari Gold and Adrian Grenier as Vincent Chase looking at somebody

    13. Euphoria (2019—)

    Hunter Schafer as Jules and Zendaya as Rue laying in bed together talking

    14. Friends (1994-2004)

    The cast of Friends all together while Joey played by Matt Leblanc is wearing layer upon layers of clothes

    15. Game of Thrones (2011-2019)

    The iron throne covered in ash

    16. Hacks (2021—)

    Hannah Einbinder as Ava and Jean Smart as Deborah looking at each other

    17. House of the Dragon (2022—)

    Milly Alcock as a young Rhaenyra Targaryen standing in front of the iron throne and the King as people swear fealty to her

    18. Insecure (2016-2021)

    Issa Rae as Issa Dee and Jay Ellis as Martin cuddled up on a couch together outside

    19. The Leftovers (2014-17)

    Kevin Garvey Sr holding holding Kevin Garvey Jr right before he submerges him underwater

    20. Lovecraft Country (2020)

    Jonathan Majors as Atticus talking to someone

    21. Peacemaker (2022-)

    Vigilante played by Freddie Stroma and Peacemaker played by John Cena high fiving each other

    22. Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman’s Butler (2019—)

    Jack Bannon as Alfred Pennyworth in front of a crowd of people looking at something

    23. Rick and Morty (2013-)

    Rick smirking as multiple weapons spawn around him

    24. The Righteous Gemstones (2019-)

    Adam Devine as Kelvin Gemstone Danny McBride as Jesse Gemstone and John Goodman as Eli Gemstone talking to someone

    25. Sharp Objects (2018)

    Amy Adams as Camille sitting next to her mother Adora played by Patricia Clarkson in church

    26. Silicon Valley (2014-2019)

    The boys from pied piper awkwardly taking a picture together

    27. Succession (2018-)

    Brian Cox as Logan Roy and Kieran Culkin as Roman Roy talking to each other

    28. Titans (2018—)

    Dick Grayson speaking to Rachel about what she just saw

    29. The Sopranos (1999-2007)

    Michael Gandolfini as Tony Soprano sitting in his car staring at something

    30. Tokyo Vice (2022-)

    Ansel Elgort as Jake and Ken Watanabe as Detective Hiroto sitting in in a swat bus together

    31. True Blood (2008-2014)

    Anna Paquin as Sookie and Alexander Skarsgård as Eric looking straight into each others eyes

    32. True Detective (2014-)

    Matthew McConaughey

    33. Veep (2012-2019)

    Julia Louis Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer talking to someone while she sits in the back of a car

    34. The Vow — Part Two (2020—)

    The title The Vow part two

    35. Westworld (2016-)

    Evan Rachel Wood as Dolores looking over the saddle of a horse at something

    36. The White Lotus (2021—)

    Murray Bartlett as Armond welcoming guests to the hotel

    37. The Wire (2002-2008)

    Michael K Williams as Omar speaking to someone

    We hope you love the shows and movies we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of revenue or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh and FYI: Platform, prices, and other availability details are accurate as of time of posting.

    All these shows and more could be yours to watch for $9.99 (with ads) or $14.99 (ad-free). Not so sure about a big commitment to a new streaming service? You can try out HBO Max free for one week (for new subscribers only).