“Big Bang” will be available on HBO Max for its spring 2020 launch. Financial details about the deal were not disclosed, but an individual with knowledge of the deal indicated that the streaming rights alone were worth more than the $500 million that Comcast paid to secure rights to “The Office” from Netflix.
“Few shows define a generation and capture mainstream zeitgeist like ‘The Big Bang Theory,'” said Bob Greenblatt, chairman, WarnerMedia entertainment and direct-to-consumer. “We’re thrilled that HBO Max will be the exclusive streaming home for this comedy juggernaut when we launch in the spring of 2020. This show has been a hit virtually around the globe,