Netflix has confirmed the comedy series Friends will be officially leaving the streaming platform on January 1st, 2020.
Firstly we came back in July that they announce the show would be leaving Netflix. Also, moving to WarnerMedia’s new streaming platform HBO Max. Netflix shares this information via their Twitter account with the message, “The One Where We Have To Say Goodbye. We’re sorry to see Friends go to Warner’s streaming service at the beginning of 2020 (in the US). Thanks for the memories, gang.” For this news fans of the beloved sitcom may have been a bit disappointed when they found out that some episodes weren’t available to the end of this month.
What streaming service is Friends available in 2020?
HBO Max getting more series like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Pretty Little Liars, and DC Entertainment’s forthcoming Batwoman series. However, we still have no certain launch date for the new service, but it’s slated for sometime in the spring. This is meaning when Friends leave Netflix in January it’ll be some waiting time before we see the cast again. If you’re leaving outside in the US, Netflix in Canada and the UK have renewed that they’re keeping Friends for the next year.
Here’s the synopsis: Rachel Green, Ross Geller, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay are six 20 something year-olds, living off of one another in the heart of New York City. Over the course of ten years, this average group of buddies goes through massive mayhem, family trouble, past, and future romances, fights, laughs, tears and surprises as they learn what it really means to be a friend. Also stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer.
Friends series now officially scheduled to screen on the HBO Max service in May 2020.