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The Most Anticipated New Shows On HBO & HBO Max of 2021

List RulesVote up the best new shows on HBO and HBO Max premiering in 2021.

With some of the best new HBO shows due to come out in 2021, there’s a reason to look forward to the new year. Although a few of the upcoming HBO TV shows and HBO Max series were due to be released in 2020 and were held back, just as many were scheduled for the once-far-off date of 2021. The wait is over for shows like The Gilded Age and reboot of The Boondocks. From Green Lantern to the much-anticipated Zack Snyder's Justice League miniseries, HBO has been continuing their output of original series based on DC Comics properties.

Between the two of them, HBO and HBO Max's 2021 have a schedule packed with dramas, sci-fi, and documentaries that are all great bait for awards (and great adds to your watchlist); and they must know what they're doing as HBO has been consistently proving themselves at award shows like the Golden Globes and Emmys. But that doesn't mean they don't also make fun and indulgent shows – something to be grateful for in 2021 - like Justice League Dark, Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, and the new Gossip Girl, which will be picking up the story and updating it for 2021.

From British comedies to western dramas, there is an HBO original release for everyone in 2021. Vote up the shows you'll be watching as soon as they come out.

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  • Photo: Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai / HBO Max
    Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai (HBO Max, 2022) is an animated comedy fantasy television series, based on the 1984 film 'Gremlins'. The story takes place in 1920s Shanghai revealing how 10-year-old Sam Wing met the young Mogwai named Gizmo.  ...more
    • Actors: Izaac Wang, Gabrielle Nevaeh Green, A.J. LoCascio, Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong
    • Network: HBO Max
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  • Photo: The Gilded Age / HBO
    The Gilded Age (HBO, 2021) is an American western drama television series created by Julian Fellowes. It’s 1882 and the Gilded Age is in full swing when Marian Brook, a young orphaned daughter of a Southern general, moves in with her rigidly conventional aunts in New York City and gets caught up in the dazzling lives of her rich neighbors as she struggles to decide between adhering to the rules or forging her own path.  ...more
    • Actors: Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Amanda Peet, Morgan Spector, Audra McDonald
    • Network: HBO
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  • Photo: DC Comics
    Justice League Dark (HBO Max, 2021) is an American drama action television series adapted from the comics by J.J. Abrams. The team consists of the more supernatural members of the DC Universe, handling situations deemed outside the scope of the traditional Justice League.  ...more
    • Network: HBO Max
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  • Photo: Zack Snyder's Justice League / HBO Max
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    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Now being released in its entirety as a film.

    Zack Snyder's Justice League (HBO Max, 2021) is an American superhero miniseries based on the comic book of the same name created by Gardner Fox. The four part miniseries will feature Zack Snyder's director's cut of the 2017 American superhero film Justice League. ...more on Wikipedia

    • Actors: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot
    • Network: HBO Max
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