HBO NOW Highlights — December 2019

Nov 21 · 4 min read

What better way to cherish the holiday season than getting together with family and friends to enjoy the fantastic programming on HBO NOW this December.

Celebrate the end of 2019 with the season finales of hit shows Watchmen, His Dark Materials, limited series Mrs. Fletcher, and the series finale of Silicon Valley. December marks the debut of HBO comedy special Mel Brooks Unwrapped, which features award-winning actor, writer, producer and director Mel Brooks in interviews past and present with Alan Yentob, former creative director for the BBC. Additional original programming highlights include Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements, a deeply personal and moving intergenerational story of a close-knit family’s experience with deafness, Belichick & Saban: The Art of Coaching, which brings into focus more than three-decade-long friendship between two of the most iconic and revered football coaches, and Well Groomed, which chronicles a year in the visually stunning world of competitive and creative dog grooming.

December brings the premieres of Hollywood movies like Hellboy, The Sun Is Also a Star with Yara Shahidi, Her Smell starring Elisabeth Moss, and Pokémon Detective Pikachu. Fan favorites like Bridesmaids, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, and What About Bob? also premiere this month.

Plus, it’s your last chance to catch Sex and the City 2, Annie Hall, Little Fockers, Night School and Holes before they depart the service at the end of the month.

Photos: Pokémon Detective Pikachu (Credit: Warner Bros. Inc.); Hellboy (Credit: Summit Distribution, LLC).
Photos: Her Smell (Credit: Gunpowder & Sky); The Sun Is Also a Star (Credit: Warner Bros. Inc.). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

Theatrical Premieres:

Unfriended: Dark Web, 2018 (12/1)
Can You Keep A Secret?, 2019 (12/1)
American Woman, 2018 (12/4)
Long Shot, 2019 (12/7)
Hellboy, 2019 (12/14)
The Sun Is Also a Star, 2019 (12/21)
Pokémon Detective Pikachu, 2019 (12/28)
Her Smell, 2018 (12/30)

Series Premiere:

Umbre, Seasons One and Two (12/2)
HBO Latino Presents: A Tiny Audience, Part 1 (12/6)

Photo: Watchmen (Credit: Mark Hill).
Photos: Silicon Valley (Credit: Courtesy of Ali Paige Goldstein); His Dark Materials (Credit: Courtesy of HBO). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

Series Finales:

Mrs. Fletcher, Limited Series Finale (12/8)
Silicon Valley, Series Finale (12/8)
Watchmen, Season Finale (12/15)
His Dark Materials, Season Finale (12/23)
Santos Dumont, Season Finale (12/16)
La Vida Secreta de las parejas, Season 2 Finale (12/20)

Original Programming:

24/7 Kelly Slater (12/3)
HBO Latino Presents: A Tiny Audience, Part 1 (12/6)
Dan Soder: Son Of A Gary (12/7)
Belichick & Saban: The Art of Coaching (12/10)
Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements (12/11)
Mel Brooks Unwrapped (12/13)
HBO First Look: 1917 (12/13)
Well Groomed (12/17)
Finding The Way Home (12/18)

Photo: Belichick & Saban (Credit: Courtesy of NFL Films). Please note this is a promotional photo for press only.


Esta Es Tu Cuba (AKA This Is Your Cuba) (12/1)
Yuli (12/6)
En Tu Piel (AKA 7:20 Once A Week) (12/13)
Entre Nos: About Last Night (12/13)
Coyote Lake (12/20)
El Baile de la Gacela (AKA The Gazelle’s Dance) (12/27)

Starting December 1:

The Abyss, 1989
Being Julia, 2004
The Beverly Hillbillies, 1993
Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (Extended Version), 2011
Bridesmaids (Extended Version), 2011
Buena Vista Social Club, 1999
Cedar Rapids, 2011
Closer, 2004
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, 2007
Empire of the Sun, 1987
Grandma’s Boy, 2006
Heaven & Earth, 1993
Hoop Dreams, 1994
Jersey Girl, 2004
Justin Bieber’s Believe, 2013
Mr. Popper’s Penguins, 2011
Primeval, 2007
Rise of the Planet of the Apes, 2011
Sucker Punch, 2011
The Ringer, 2005
The Woman in Red, 1984
Unfriended, 2015
Unknown, 2011
Van Helsing, 2004
What About Bob?, 1991

Photo: Bridesmaids (Credit: Universal Pictures). Please note this is a promotional photo for press only.

Ending December 8:

12 Strong, 2018

Ending December 26:

The A-Team (Extended Version), 2010
We Are Your Friends, 2015

Ending December 28:

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, 2010

Ending December 31:

The 15:17 to Paris, 2018
A Fantastic Fear of Everything, 2019
A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy, 1982
A Nightmare on Elm Street, 2010
Annie Hall, 1977
Away from Here, 2007
Beer Fest, 2006
Boy’s Don’t Cry, 1999
By the Sea, 2015
Conspiracy Theory, 1997
Dead Man on Campus, 1998
Early Man, 2018
Funny Games, 2008
Halloween, 2018
Halloween II, 1981
Halloween II: Season of the Witch, 1982
Hannah and Her Sisters, 1986
High Crimes, 2002
Holes, 2003
I, Robot, 2004
Joe Somebody, 2001
Little Fockers, 2010
Miracle At St. Anna, 2008
Mr. Right, 2016
My Big Fat Greek Wedding, 2002
Night School (Extended Version), 2018
The Predator, 2018
The Ring Two (Extended Version), 2005
Sex and the City 2, 2010
Shark Tale, 2004
Shanghai Knights, 2003
The Siege, 1998
Term Life, 2016
Titan A.E., 2000
Without a Paddle, 2004

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