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[09/24/20 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Max Highlights - October 2020
Max Originals debuting in the month include "Charm City Kings," "A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote," "Equal," and "A World of Calm."

[09/22/20 - 01:03 PM]
Billy Porter to Narrate HBO Max Docuseries "Equal"
The four-part LGBTQ+ docuseries, chronicling the untold events leading up to the Stonewall Uprising, premieres Thursday, October 22.

[08/25/20 - 08:01 AM]
HBO Max Announces Powerhouse Cast for LGBTQ+ Docuseries "Equal"
Included in the cast are Cheyenne Jackson, Anthony Rapp, Shannon Purser, Heather Matarazzo, Jamie Clayton, Isis King, Samira Wiley, Gale Harold, and many others.

[10/29/19 - 05:32 PM]
HBO Max Programming Highlights Unveiled at WarnerMedia Day
The company recaps all of its announced projects to date.

[10/16/19 - 01:35 PM]
HBO Max Picks Up "EQUAL" Docu-Series Chronicling Landmark Events and Forgotten Heroes of LGBTQ+ Movement
Each hour-long episode in the series plays like a thriller, bringing to life the high stakes and hard deadlines of historical events that have not yet been given their due.







EQUAL (HBO MAX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/22/20
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2019-2020 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (4 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
limited series
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO Max's web site, October 2020) Before Stonewall there was Compton’s Cafeteria, and before Harvey Milk there was José Sarria. Narrated by the incomparable Billy Porter, Equal is a dynamic four-part docuseries that pays tribute to the parents of the modern LGBTQ+ movement. Through stylistic depictions of the icons and unsung heroes of yesteryear - portrayed by a stellar cast of talented actors, including Cheyenne Jackson, Shannon Purser, Jamie Clayton, Jai Rodriguez, Samira Wiley, and others - each episode captures the gripping, epic origin stories of trailblazers who changed the course of American history, giving a voice to millions of people yearning to be out, proud, and equal.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alexandra Grey as Lucy Hicks Anderson
· Anne Ramsay as The FBI Agent
· Anthony Rapp as Harry Hay
· Billy Porter as Narrator (Voice)
· Cheyenne Jackson as Dale Jennings
· Cole Doman as Mark Segal
· Elizabeth Faith Ludlow as Stormé DeLarverie
· Gale Harold as Howard Smith
· Hailie Sahar as Sylvia Rivera
· Heather Matarazzo as Phyllis Lyon
· Isis King as Alexis
· Jai Rodriguez as José Sarria
· Jamie Clayton as Christine Jorgensen
· Keiynan Lonsdale as Bayard Rustin
· Sam Pancake as Dick Leitsch
· Samira Wiley as Lorraine Hannsberry
· Sara Gilbert as J.M. From Cleveland
· Scott Turner Schofield as Craig Rodwell
· Shannon Purser as Del Martin
· Theo Germaine as Jack Starr
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brooke Karzen as EP
· David Collins as EP
· Diane Becker as PROD
· Eric Norsoph as EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Jim Parsons as EP
· Joel Chiodi as EP
· Jon Jashni as EP
· Melanie Miller as PROD
· Michael Williams as EP
· Mike Darnell as EP
· Rob Eric as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
· Todd Spiewak as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Berlanti Productions
· Fishbowl Films
· Raintree Ventures
· Scout Productions
· That's Wonderful Productions
· Warner Horizon Television