Seasons 1-5 of Insecure just arrived on Netflix in the United States today as part of a new licensing agreement between the parent company of HBO and Warner Bros. Television and Netflix.
In operation between 2016 and 2021, Insecure is the award-winning comedy-drama series created by Larry Wilmore and Issa Rae, the latter of whom leads the cast. Other cast members included Jay Ellis, Yvonne Orji, and Lisa Joyce.
The show is set in the present day and follows a woman living her experience as a black woman with her friends in Los Angeles, California.
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The news that HBO licensed some of its originals to Netflix came in June 2023 when Unveiled Term That Talks they were ongoing to bring back catalog titles to Netflix in shared license agreements.
This marks the first time that scripted HBO shows have come to Netflix in any significant way. The only exceptions are some documentaries, like the challengers.
What’s on Netflix may reveal that Netflix has acquired the three-year streaming license from Insecure. Unless renewed, the show will be available until July 3, 2025. The show will also continue to air on Max (formerly HBO Max).
No other Netflix regions received Insecure today and it is unclear if the show will land in international territories in the future.
The Netflix page notably features HBO’s prominent original branding for the show:
It was also revealed today that several HBO series are coming to Netflix, including Brothers band, The Pacific, six feet below, and basketball players. True Blood is coming to Netflix internationally. No release dates have been revealed.
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