Cinemax

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Cinemax
Cinemax 2016.svg
TypePay television network
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersNew York, New York
Programming
Language(s)
  • English
  • Spanish (Cinemáx; also as SAP option on all other channels)
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the network's SDTV channel feeds)
Timeshift service
Cinemax timeshift channels[note 1]
    • Cinemax (East / West)
    • MoreMax (East / West)
    • ActionMax (East / West)
    • ThrillerMax (East / West)
Ownership
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery
ParentHome Box Office
Key people
  • John K. Billock (President, HBO U.S. Group)
  • Casey Bloys (President/Head of Programming, HBO/Cinemax)
Sister channels
History
LaunchedAugust 1, 1980; 42 years ago (1980-08-01)
Links
Websitecinemax.com
Availability
Streaming media
HBO Max
  • hbomax.com
  • (subscription required to access content)

Cinemax is an American pay cable television and satellite television network. It is owned by the Home Box Office division of Time Warner.[1] The network usually broadcasts theatrically released feature movies, original series and softcore pornographic series and movies.

As of July 2015, Cinemax and its channels are available to more than 21 million subscribers in the United States.

Cinemax began on August 1, 1980.

The channel and its other channels play a variety of movies and television series, such as Erotic Confessions, the Lethal Weapon franchise and some adult programming.

Channels of Cinemax include Action, Vanguard, Comedy, Suspense and Classic.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. MovieMax, 5StarMax, OuterMax and Cinemáx each operate exclusively on an Eastern Time schedule.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2d Cable Movie Service". The New York Times. Retrieved Oct 14, 2017.