One of the most successful series aired on HBO Max is by far Euphoria, that was praised immediately when it was released. It was created and written by Sam Levinson for HBO. For her performance, Zendaya has won a Primetime Emmy Award and Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series. Creator Sam Levinson used his own drug addiction from his teen years to infuse Rue’s drug addiction storyline. Euphoria is HBO’s first teen drama series.