HBO PRESENTS ITS EXCLUSIVE PROGRAMMING LINEUP FOR DECEMBER

HBO dedicates the month of December to the best content the channel has to offer, including the transmission of the biggest blockbuster films of the year every night at 21hrs*.

The channel will also be debuting the long awaited season finale of the original drama series, The Leftovers, and the series finale of the original comedy Getting On. Additionally, HBO continues with its Saturday night premieres of the best Hollywood movies, ending the year with marathon events throughout the month.

SEASON FINALES

Created by Damon Lindelof, Emmy® winner for Lost, and Tom Perrotta, the second season of the original series The Leftovers premieres on December 6th at 21hrs*.

The highly acclaimed comedy about the medical personnel of the Billy Barnes Extended Care Unit, Getting On comes to an end on December 6th at 22hrs*.

HOLLYWOOD MOVIE PREMIERES

HBO ends the year with some of the highest grossing Hollywood films of 2015, every Saturday at 21hrs*.

The classic fairy tale, Cinderella, premieres December 5th, in the new adaptation directed by Kenneth Branagh. When Ella learns that the prince is throwing a ball, her fairy godmother comes to her rescue, changing her life forever. The film features performances by Cate Blanchett (Oscar® winner for Blue Jasmine and Aviator), Lily James, Richard Madden (HBO's Game of Thrones) and Helena Bonham Carter (nominated for an Oscar® for The King's Speech).

The classic fairy tale, Cinderella, premieres December 5th, in the new adaptation directed by Kenneth Branagh. When Ella learns that the prince is throwing a ball, her fairy godmother comes to her rescue, changing her life forever. The film features performances by Cate Blanchett (Oscar® winner for Blue Jasmine and Aviator), Lily James, Richard Madden (HBO’s Game of Thrones) and Helena Bonham Carter (nominated for an Oscar® for The King’s Speech).

Starring David Oyelowo (HBO’s Nightingale) as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Selma premieres on December 12th. The film chronicles the story of Dr. King, as his campaign for civil rights begins, leading to the monumental march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. Directed by Ava DuVernay, Selma won an Oscar(r) and a Golden Globe® for the original song Glory, performed by Common and John Legend.

The global phenomenon that has broken box office records, Fifty Shades of Grey comes to HBO on December 19th. Based on the book of the same name, the romantic and erotic drama tells the story of Anastasia Steele, a shy young woman who gets involved with Christian Grey, a handsome entrepreneur who introduces her to a new and intense love. Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson; the film stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.

The global phenomenon that has broken box office records, Fifty Shades of Grey comes to HBO on December 19th. Based on the book of the same name, the romantic and erotic drama tells the story of Anastasia Steele, a shy young woman who gets involved with Christian Grey, a handsome entrepreneur who introduces her to a new and intense love. Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson; the film stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.

Produced and directed by the talented Angelina Jolie, HBO debuts Unbroken, based on the 2010 novel by Laura Hillenbrand. Premiering on December 26th, the film is the biography of former Olympian Louis “Louie” Zamperini. After surviving a tragic plane crash, Zamperini is stuck on a raft for 47 days before being captured by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

HOLIDAY MARATHONS

Every Tuesday night in December starting at 21hrs*, HBO will transmit the comedies made famous by its star, Kevin Hart, including: Grudge Match (December 1st); Ride Along (December 8th); About Last Night (December 15th); Think Like a Man (December 22nd); and The Wedding Ringer (December 29th).

Thursdays are for comedy on HBO, with stand-up specials from the most renown comedians, starting at 20hrs*, including: Katt Williams: Priceless (December 3);Tig Notard: Boyish Girl Interrupted (December 10th); Jerrod Carmichael: Love at the Store (December 17th); Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Standup (December 24th); and Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo (December 31st.)

Thursdays are for comedy on HBO, with stand-up specials from the most renown comedians, starting at 20hrs*, including: Katt Williams: Priceless (December 3);Tig Notard: Boyish Girl Interrupted (December 10th); Jerrod Carmichael: Love at the Store (December 17th); Rosie O’Donnell: A Heartfelt Standup (December 24th); and Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo (December 31st.)

Friday nights in December feature the internationally recognized films from Oscar® winner, Jamie Foxx, at 21hrs*, featuring: Django Unchained (December 4th); The Amazing Spider-man 2 (December 11th); White House Down (December 18th); and Annie (December 25th.)

*Atlantic Standard Time. For local transmission times call (246) 620-FLOW/3569 or visit www.hbomax.tv.

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