Max has recently released trailers, art, and more for Smiling Friends, Pretty Little Liars: Summer Camp, and season four of We're Here.

Max has recently released trailers, key art, and first-look images for some upcoming shows, including Smiling Friends, Pretty Little Liars: Summer Camp, and season four of We’re Here. You can expect plenty of absurd content, mysterious and deadly summer school days, and iconic drag queens on Max this spring and early summer. Let’s take a closer look at what’s coming our way!

Smiling Friends – Season Two

poster for second season of Adult Swim's Smiling Friends animated series
Credit: Adult Swim

Smiling Friends, the hit animated comedy co-created and starring Michael Cusack and Zach Hadel that follows the employees of a small company dedicated to bringing happiness to a bizarre yet colorful world, will return for a second season on Sunday, May 12 at midnight on Adult Swim. The recent release of a trailer for season two has all the absurdity and chaotic energy a fan could hope for.

On April Fool’s Day, Adult Swim continued its annual tradition at midnight with the unexpected debut of three episodes of Smiling Friends re-created in various styles of puppetry, followed by a surprise airing of the season two premiere episode, “Gwimbly: Definitive Remastered Enhanced Extended Edition DX 4k (Anniversary Director’s Cut).”

In season two of Smiling Friends Pim, Charlie, Zongo, Allan and Glep continue their mission to bring happiness to the world, whether it’s a washed-up retro video game character, a troubled marriage, or even the president of the United States.


The quarter-hour comedy is co-created by Cusack (“YOLO: Crystal Fantasy”) and Hadel (“Hellbenders”). Beginning May 13, new episodes of Smiling Friends will be available to stream on Max and to purchase on Digital.

We’re Here – Season Four

key art for season four of "We're Here"
Key Art for ‘We’re Here’, Credit: Max

The Emmy®, Peabody, and GLAAD award-winning unscripted series We’re Here returns for its six-episode fourth season FRIDAY, APRIL 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on Max, with new episodes debuting weekly. Recent images from this upcoming season along with brand new key art focuses on a colorful, vibrant, and important new season of the hit series.

Season four of We’re Here follows renowned drag queens, Sasha Velour, Priyanka, Jaida Essence Hall, and Latrice Royale, as they continue the show’s mission of spreading love and connection through the art of drag across small-town America. This season, the queens work with participants in Murfreesboro, Tennessee and Tulsa, Oklahoma, as well as in surrounding towns, and take an in-depth, immersive look at recent anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, and the effect it has had on the community.

The critically acclaimed third season of We’re Here won two Emmy® Awards, a third GLAAD Award for “Outstanding Reality Programming,” a Peabody Award, and received Television Academy Honors.

We’re Here is created and executive produced by Stephen Warren and Johnnie Ingram; directed and executive produced by Peter LoGreco; executive produced by Eli Holzman, Aaron Saidman, and Erin Gamble for The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC), a part of Sony Pictures Television.

Photograph by Greg Endries/HBO

Pretty Little Liars: Summer School

pretty little liars summer school poster
Photograph by Courtesy of Max

The Max Original drama series Pretty Little Liars: Summer School, from Warner Bros. Television, debuts with two episodes THURSDAY, MAY 9, followed by one new episode weekly through June 20 on Max.

Following the harrowing events of Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, our Pretty Little Liars face a fate worse than death – summer school. However, Millwood High isn’t the only thing getting in the way of their fun summer jobs and new, dreamy love interests. A new villain, who may or may not have a connection to A, has come to town and is going to put them all to the test.

Bailee Madison, Chandler Kinney, Zaria, Malia Pyles, and Maia Reficco return as the next generation of Pretty Little Liars. The series also stars Mallory Bechtel, Sharon Leal, Alex Aiono, Jordan Gonzalez, and Elias Kacavas.

The series is created, written, and executive produced by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (“Riverdale,” “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”) and Lindsay Calhoon Bring (“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”). Aguirre-Sacasa’s Muckle Man Productions and Alloy Entertainment produce, in association with Warner Bros. Television. Alloy’s Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo are also executive producers, along with Marlene King (who developed the original “Pretty Little Liars” series), and Michael Grassi.

pretty little liars summer school
Photograph by Karolina Wojtasik/Max

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