Women’s History Month on HBO

2 Mar 2017 - By TW Staff

HBO is celebrating Women’s History Month with four weeks of programming starring powerful female characters—both real and fictional—streaming on HBO NOW and HBO GO. Each week of March will feature a different theme, beginning this Sunday with “The First Wave,” a mix of HBO Documentaries, HBO Films and theatricals. Highlights next week include the documentary Triangle: Remembering the Fire streaming  March 5 and Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, on March 8.

Watch the promo above (warning: contains colorful language) and then check out the full schedule below. 

Week 1
The First Wave

3/05: Triangle: Remembering the Fire
3/06: Suffragette
3/07: Bessie
3/08: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
3/09: Grey Gardens
3/10: Joy
3/11: Confirmation

Week 2
Fictional, Influential: Starring the fierce leading ladies of HBO’s original series.

3/12: Daenerys Targaryen, Game of Thrones
3/13: Selina Meyer, Veep
3/14: Issa Dee, Insecure
3/15: Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City
3/16: Kima Greggs, The Wire
3/17: Hannah Horvath, Girls
3/18: Amy Jellicoe, Enlightened
3/19: Maeve Millay, Westworld

Week 3
Judges, Journalists and Activists: HBO Documentaries

3/20: Gloria: In Her Own Words
3/21: Portraits of a Lady
3/22: Mavis!
3/23: The Vagina Monologues
3/24: A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
3/25: Mariela Castro’s March: Cuba’s LGBT Revolution
3/26: The Trans List

Week 4
Artists and Industry Pioneers: HBO Documentaries

3/27: Everything Is Copy: Nora Ephron Scripted & Unscripted
3/28: Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
3/29: Wishful Drinking
3/30: In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye
3/31: Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley