HBO Max outage sparks anger from Twitter users eager for Kate Winslet’s Mare Of Easttown season finale
Outage at HBO Max sparks anger among Twitter users longing for Kate Winslet’s Mare Of Easttown season finale
HBO Max crashed Sunday night as viewers signed up for the season finale of the crime drama Mare Of Easttown starring Kate Winslet.
Twitter erupted when fans of the miniseries were greeted with error messages instead of English actress Winslet, 45, who portrays Detective Sergeant Mare Sheehan as she investigates the murder of a young girl and the disappearance of another girl in Easttown, Pennsylvania.
“I’m just trying to watch my depressing murder show and HBO Max has none of it,” tweeted one viewer along with a photo of Mare snacking on injectable cheese.
Service down: HBO Max crashed Sunday night as viewers logged in for the season finale of the Kate Winslet crime drama Mare Of Easttown
Another viewer used a meme of John Travolta while Vincent Vega looked confused in Pulp Fiction with the headline, “#MareOfEasttown the IT guys from HBO Max right now.”
HBO Max Help on Twitter confirmed that the streaming service was not available.
“We are aware that some customers are experiencing issues streaming #HBOMax and appreciate your patience as we work to resolve this as soon as possible,” HBO Max Help tweeted.
The issue was largely resolved within an hour, and an HBO Max spokesperson said: TVLine Sunday at 11:15 PM “Some HBO Max users experienced intermittent service outages tonight, but the issue was resolved quickly and service has been restored.”
Twitter response: A viewer used a John Travolta meme while Vincent Vega looked confused in Pulp Fiction with the headline: ‘#MareOfEasttown the IT guys at HBO Max now’
Official Confirmation: HBO Max Help on Twitter confirmed the streaming service was unavailable
The Mare Of Easttown cast includes Winslet and Jean Smart, Guy Pearce, Julianne Nicholson, Angourie Rice, David Denman, Evan Peters, Sosie Bacon and John Douglas Thompson.
All seven episodes were directed by Craig Zobel.
The series has received widespread critical acclaim, with Winslet receiving particularly critical acclaim.
Spoiler alert: Fans of the show took to Twitter to report the outage
Personal Victim: A scene from Mean Girls was used to show how viewers felt
Long wait: some felt that the outage lasted so long that they were aging quickly
Winslet for the series has convincingly recreated a regional Philadelphia accent known as the ‘Delco accent’, to Delaware County west of Philadelphia.
The Oscar-winning actress was also mentioned in a tweet by a viewer who compared her role on the Titanic to the HBO Max crash.
‘Congratulations to Kate Winslet for participating in two of the greatest crashes of all time @hbomax #Titanic #MareOfEasttown,’ read the post.
Oscar winner: The Oscar-winning actress was named in a tweet by a viewer who compared her role on the Titanic to the HBO Max crash
Freaking out: Kermit The Frog freaking out was used to compare how viewers felt