HBO Partners with Equinox Fitness Clubs to Kick-Off the New Season of Hbo’s Hit Series

With Nationwide “Big Little Stretch” Classes

and Advance Premiere Events in Three U.S. Cities

To celebrate the highly-anticipated return of the beloved HBO drama series, HBO has partnered with Equinox Fitness, the leaders in high performance luxury lifestyle, to implement BIG LITTLE LIES x “Best Stretch Ever” classes at 49 Equinox locations across the country, as well as rejuvenating, self-care themed premiere events in three Equinox locations: WASHINGTON, D.C. (5/30), IRVINE, CA (6/6) and DALLAS, TX (6/7). Guests at each of the three events will be treated to advance screenings and an evening of pampering.

The partnership kicks-off with Big Little Lies themed “Best Stretch Ever” classes at Equinox locations across the U.S. beginning on 5/30. Members can check their respective club’s fitness Class Schedule via the Equinox website or app to see if the “Big Little Stretch” class is offered at their location. The “Big Little Stretch,” HBO’s take on Equinox’s cult favorite class will feature  iconic music from the BIG LITTLE LIES soundtrack paired with the class’s posture-improving, stability-increasing, body-awareness-enhancing stretching. Class attendees will receive limited edition BIG LITTLE LIES swag after each class while supplies last.

The seven-episode season premieres Sunday, June 9 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) exclusively on HBO and will be available to stream anytime on HBO GO and HBO NOW, in addition to HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

About Big Little Lies

The second season of this subversive, darkly comedic drama will explore the malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and the vicious ferocity of sound parenting. Relationships will fray, loyalties will erode…the potential for emotional and bodily injury shall loom.

The Monterey Five – Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), Celeste (Nicole Kidman), Jane (Shailene Woodley), Renata (Laura Dern) and Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz) – are joined by Celeste’s visiting mother-in-law, Mary Louise (Meryl Streep), and their husbands, Ed (Adam Scott), Nathan (James Tupper) and Gordon (Jeffrey Nordling), in this seven-episode season.

Created by David E. Kelley; teleplays by David E. Kelley; story by David E. Kelley and Liane Moriarty; based on the novel by Liane Moriarty; directed by Andrea Arnold; executive producers, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, David E. Kelley, Andrea Arnold, Jean-Marc Vallée, Bruna Papandrea, Per Saari, Gregg Fienberg, Nathan Ross and Liane Moriarty. 

About HBO

HBO® is one of the most respected and innovative entertainment brands in the world, serving iconic, award-winning programming to 142 million subscribers globally. A subsidiary of WarnerMedia, HBO is the world’s most successful pay TV service with an extensive array of programming that includes some of the most notable titles to be on television including Game of Thrones®, Big Little Lies®, Westworld®, The Sopranos®, Sex and the City®, Band of Brothers®, and The Wire®. In the United States, HBO® and sister network Cinemax® are available across multiple platforms including HBO On Demand®, Cinemax On Demand®, HBO GO® and MAX GO®, as well as HBO NOW®. Internationally, HBO branded services, including television networks and the standalone streaming product HBO GO®, are available in more than 70 countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. HBO and Cinemax programming is also sold into more than 150 countries worldwide.

About Equinox

IT’S NOT FITNESS. IT’S LIFE: Founded in 1991, Equinox was built on the notion that fitness can empower a life well-lived and foster a strong community of high performance individuals. Nearly 30 years later, Equinox continues to lead and disrupt the category it singularly defined, operating 98 full-service clubs globally across major US cities including New York, LA, Miami and San Francisco as well as London, Toronto and Vancouver, each featuring bespoke design in an unparalleled luxury environment. Grounded in the core tenets of Movement, Nutrition and Regeneration and backed by a Health Advisory Board of industry-leading experts across these disciplines, the company offers a holistic approach to fitness, inclusive of Equinox signature group fitness classes, personal training, Pilates, spa services, apparel, experiential travel and food & beverage. This summer, Equinox will unveil Equinox Hotels as a true culmination of its lifestyle brand promise, redefining the luxury hospitality experience to be a seamless extension of high-performance living. For more information, visit www.equinox.com.  

Press inquiries, contact HBO:

Loraine Anderson, HBO, Loraine.Anderson@hbo.com, 212.512.7641

Suzanne Twing, HBO, Suzanne.Twing@hbo.com, 310.382.3474