Extended deal will keep classic cartoons on HBO Max

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More than a dozen classic cartoons that were slated to be pulled from AT&T’s streaming service HBO Max will remain on the platform for a little while longer, the company announced this week.

The cartoons include titles produced and distributed by Hanna-Barbera that have been available on HBO Max since it launched last May.

Under the original deal, AT&T was allowed to offer the cartoons to subscribers of its $15 a month streaming service until April 30, at which point they were set to disappear from HBO Max.

This week, AT&T announced it had reached an agreement to continue providing access to the cartoons, which includes “The Flintstones,” “The Jetsons,” “The Scooby-Doo Show,” “Tom & Jerry” and “The Yogi Bear Show.” The deal also covers classic Looney Tunes cartoons.

AT&T did not provide information on the length of the new deal that covers the classic cartoons.