HBO Max Picks Up Exclusive Streaming Rights to ‘Prodigal Son’

HBO Max has acquired the exclusive U.S. subscription-video-on-demand streaming rights to the drama “Prodigal Son” in a deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.

The first season of the show is available to stream now on HBO Max. Season two is currently airing on Fox.

The series follows Malcolm Bright (Tom Payne), who has a gift. He knows how killers think and how their minds work. Why? His father (Michael Sheen) is “The Surgeon,” a notorious serial killer who has taken the lives of more than 20 people. “Prodigal Son” follows criminal psychologist Bright as he uses his twisted genius to get inside the minds of murderers to help the NYPD solve cases. He works alongside NYPD Detective Gil Arroyo (Lou Diamond Phillips), a seasoned lawman who has become Bright’s surrogate father; Detective Dani Powell (Aurora Perrineau), a headstrong no-nonsense cop who is quickly impressed with Bright’s work; Dr. Edrisa Tanaka (Keiko Agena), a slightly off-center medical examiner; and Detective J.T. Tarmel (Frank Harts), a born-and-bred New Yorker who questions whether Bright is a psychopath himself. But Bright’s best resource for solving crimes is his dear old dad, the homicidal-yet-oddly-loving Martin Whitly, whose expertise he must reluctantly call upon. As Bright helps track down the city’s most dangerous criminals, he also battles his own demons — and it doesn’t help that his mother, former leading socialite Jessica Whitly (Bellamy Young), can’t seem to accept her fallen status and has an opinion on every aspect of Bright’s life. But he has the support of his sister Ainsley (Halston Sage), a news reporter with a soft spot for her brother and all his eccentricities.

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Academy Award winner Catherine Zeta-Jones will joining the cast in the March 2 episode of season two airing on Fox.

13 thoughts on “HBO Max Picks Up Exclusive Streaming Rights to ‘Prodigal Son’”

  1. Hi. Just wondering if Prodigal Son will be making a Season 3, 2 be aired on HBOMAX? Plz talk 2 the writers 2 do that so we can continue 2 watch our favorite show! Thank u.

    1. Yeah !!! Fox just picked 4 new sleps and drops our great prodical son. They never fricking learn. Stop having self centered 20 somethings set the schedule. All we are saying … is give HBOMAX a chance !!!

  2. Please safe Prodigal Son have your writers please look into it it’s one of the best shows I can’t believe Fox cancelled it

  3. Dear HBO max. Please make at least a season 3 of the Prodigal Son,! It’s an extremely good show with great actors writers crew directors & producers plus all the other great people who put this show together.

  4. I can’t believe Fox tv channel is so stupid. Prodigal son is the best show they ever had. 66,200 signatures is not enough. We need more to sign. Lou Diamond Phillips needs his job back. So does Tom Payne and everyone else.

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