What’s Coming to Crave TV in July 2017?

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The Hulu original series THE HANDMAID’S TALE is coming to Crave TV in July 2017, as is season 3 of THE LAST SHIP and a new season of the original Canadian series LETTERKENNY.

Here is what you can expect from the Canadian streaming service in July:

July 1
LETTERKENNY, Season 3
TREVOR WILSON – BIGGER IN PERSON

July 4
CASUAL, Season 3, Episode 9

July 5
SAVING HOPE, Season 5, Episode 14 (9 p.m. ET)

July 7
SPIRIT UNFORGETTABLE
KATY PERRY: THE PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR (July 7)
HOW BEER SAVED THE WORLD
HOLY SMOKERS

July 9
TWIN PEAKS, Part 9 (9 p.m. ET)
I’M DYING UP HERE, Season 1, Episode 5 (10 p.m. ET)

July 11
CASUAL, Season 3, Episode 10

July 12
SAVING HOPE, Season 5, Episode 15 (9 p.m. ET)

July 14
Shark Week Collection
THE NIGHT OF
PATTON OSWALT: TRAGEDY PLUS COMEDY EQUALS TIME
TRACY MORGAN: BONA FIDE

July 16
TWIN PEAKS, Part 10 (9 p.m. ET)
I’M DYING UP HERE, Season 1, Episode 6 (10 p.m. ET)

July 18
CASUAL, Season 3, Episode 11

July 19
SAVING HOPE, Season 5, Episode 16 (9 p.m. ET)

July 21
OPEN YOUR EYES (HBO documentary)
FORT MAC WILDFIRE: ROGUE EARTH
COLLISION COURSE, Season 1
THE LAST SHIP, Season 3

July 22
RISK (9 p.m. ET)

July 23
TWIN PEAKS, Part 11 (9 p.m. ET)
I’M DYING UP HERE, Season 1, Episode 7 (10 p.m. ET)

July 25
CASUAL, Season 3, Episode 12

July 26
SAVING HOPE, Season 5, Episode 17 (9 p.m. ET)

July 28
THE HANDMAID’S TALE, Season 1
LOOKING: THE MOVIE

July 30
TWIN PEAKS, Part 12 (9 p.m. ET)
19-2, Season 4, Episode 1 (10 p.m. ET)
I’M DYING UP HERE, Season 1, Episode 8 (10 p.m. ET)

Last Chance Programming
DEGRASSI, Season 12 (July 15)
THE L.A. COMPLEX, Season 2 (July 15)
DOCTOR STRANGE (July 31)
GREASE: LIVE! (July 31)
HULK VS. (July 31)
NEXT AVENGERS: HEROES OF TOMORROW (July 31)
PLANET HULK (July 31)
THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN (July 31)
ULTIMATE AVENGERS: THE MOVIE (July 31)
ULTIMATE AVENGERS II (July 31)
THOR: TALES OF ASGARD (July 31)

What’s Coming to Crave TV in June 2017?

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Season 5 of HOMELAND is coming to Crave TV, the Canadian streaming service, in June 2017. Fans will also be able to watch the new Showtime series I’M DYING UP HERE and CLASS, the new DOCTOR WHO spin-off.

Here’s everything that’s coming to Crave TV in June 2017 in chronological order:

June 1
HOMELAND, Season 5

June 2
MASTERCHEF CANADA, Season 4
TEEN WOLF, Season 6
LEGENDS OF CHAMBERLAIN HEIGHTS, Season 1
QUINCY JONES: BURNING THE LIGHT

June 4
TWIN PEAKS, Part 5 (9 p.m. ET)
I’M DYING UP HERE, Season 1, Episode 1 (10 p.m. ET) (starring Melissa Leo)

June 6
CASUAL, Season 3, Episode 5

June 7
SAVING HOPE, Season 5, Episode 10 (9 p.m. ET)

June 9
BECOMING CARY GRANT (9 p.m. ET)
CLASS, Season 1 (DOCTOR WHO spin-off)
THE LATE LATE SHOW CARPOOL KARAOKE PRIMETIME SPECIAL

June 11
TWIN PEAKS, Part 6 (9 p.m. ET)
I’M DYING UP HERE, Season 1, Episode 2 (10 p.m. ET)

June 12
THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS, Part 1 (9 p.m. ET) (documentary series)

June 13
CASUAL, Season 3, Episode 6
THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS, Part 2 (9 p.m. ET)

June 14
THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS, Part 3 (9 p.m. ET)
SAVING HOPE, Season 5, Episode 11 (9 p.m. ET)

June 15
THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS, Part 4 (9 p.m. ET)

June 16
SHOOTER, Season 1 (starring Ryan Phillippe)
MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., Season 4

June 18
TWIN PEAKS, Part 7 (9 p.m. ET)
I’M DYING UP HERE, Season 1, Episode 3 (10 p.m. ET)

June 20
CASUAL, Season 3, Episode 7

June 21
SAVING HOPE, Season 5, Episode 11 (9 p.m. ET)

June 23
SUITED
ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS, Season 1

June 25
TWIN PEAKS, Part 8 (9 p.m. ET)
I’M DYING UP HERE, Season 1, Episode 4 (10 p.m. ET)

June 27
CASUAL, Season 3, Episode 8

June 28
SAVING HOPE, Season 5, Episode 13 (9 p.m. ET)

June 30
RIDING THE TOUR DE FRANCE: LIVIN’ THE DREAM
DOCTOR WHO SEASON 9 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: THE RETURN OF DOCTOR MYSTERIO
CANADA IN A DAY

Last Chance Programming
SHARK CLANS (June 1)
PROOF, Season 1 (June 16)
THE 2016 IHEART RADIO MMVAS (June 18)
HOW TO BUILD A VOLCANO (June 29)

For Canadian Eyes Only: Showtime Programming to Stream Day-and-Date on CraveTV

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CraveTV announced today that, for the first time ever, new and returning Showtime programming will debut on CraveTV. Showtime’s series, specials, and documentaries will begin streaming on CraveTV day-and-date with their broadcast premieres on Showtim in the U.S., beginning with acclaimed drama THE AFFAIR on Sunday, November 20 at 10 p.m. ET.

“Launching SHOWTIME in a first-window on CraveTV is a true game-changer for the service and for Canada’s TV lovers,” said Tracey Pearce, President, Distribution and Pay, Bell Media. “Offering subscribers streaming access to one of the best collections of content in the world, without delay, immediately makes CraveTV an unmatched value proposition.”

Following the November 20 premiere of THE AFFAIR on CraveTV, subscribers can look forward to upcoming all-new seasons of SHOWTIME series BILLIONS (February 19 at 10 p.m. ET), DICE, EPISODES, and RAY DONOVAN. Brand-new SHOWTIME series premiering on CraveTV in 2017 include the David Lynch drama TWIN PEAKS, the dramedy I’M DYING UP HERE, created by Canadian Jim Carrey, and limited series GUERILLA, starring Idris Elba. Also coming to CraveTV are new seasons of HOMELAND (Season 5) and MASTERS OF SEX (Season 4).

What’s Coming to CraveTV in September 2016?

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The 2016 version of the miniseries ROOTS is coming to CraveTV in September 2016, as is season 1 of LEGENDS OF TOMORROW. In addition, new episodes of THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH will be streaming weekly beginning in mid-September.

Friday, September 2

ROOTS – (Historic TV/Dramas)
Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte (Malachi Kirby, DOCTOR WHO), who is captured in his homeland of The Gambia and transported in brutal conditions to colonial America, where he’s sold into slavery. Throughout the series, Kinte’s family continues to face adversity while bearing witness and contributing to notable events in U.S. history, including the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slave uprisings, and eventual emancipation.

THE BIG BANG THEORY– Season 5 (Comedies/Sitcoms)
In Season 5, Penny (Kaley Cuoco) regrets sleeping with Raj (Kunal Naayyar) and becomes very good friends with Leonard (Johnny Galecki). In the meantime, Leonard breaks up with Priya (Aarti Mann), and Amy (Mayim Bialik) pushes Sheldon (Jim Parsons) in their relationship, to eventually become boyfriend and girlfriend. Penny and the other women become a clique of their own, and Howard (Simon Helberg) prepares for his wedding and trip to space.

KINGDOM – Season 2 (Dramas)
In Season 2 of KINGDOM the fighters at Navy St. MMA gym continue to battle obstacles both in and out of the ring as Ryan “The Destroyer” Wheeler (Matt Lauria, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS) defends his title, and Jay (Jonathan Tucker, PARENTHOOD) finds a new obsession.

WEEDS – Seasons 6 – 8 (Dramas/Comedies/The Showtime Collection)
The comedy series from SHOWTIME, starring Mary-Louise Parker (THE BLACKLIST), Elizabeth Perkins (HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER), and Kevin Nealon (COMEDY BANG! BANG!), exposes the dirty little secrets that lie behind the pristine lawns and shiny closed doors of homes in the fictional town of Agrestic, California. The series follows Nancy Botwin (Parker), a suburban mom who resorts to selling weed to support her family after her husband unexpectedly dies. Viewers can now stream WEEDS in its entirety exclusively on Crave.

BLUE BLOODS – Seasons 5 – 6 (Crime & Mystery/Dramas)
Starring Donnie Wahlberg, Will Estes, Lean Cariou, Tom Selleck, and Amy Carlson, BLUE BLOODS follows the lives of the multi-generational Reagan family and their dedication to the New York City Police Department.

HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN – (HBO/Dramas/Historic TV)
An HBO film, HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN centres on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn. Gellhorn was Hemingway’s inspiration for Whom the Bell Tolls, and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer. Starring Clive Owen and Nicole Kidman, HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN was directed by Philip Kaufman.

ELTON JOHN: THE MILLION DOLLAR PIANO – LIVE IN LAS VEGAS – (Music)
This film features classic Elton John tracks performed either with his band, with percussionist Ray Cooper, or solo. The multimedia staging is extraordinary, with vast screens behind the stage illustrating the songs. The piano itself acts as a screen for graphics and animations. The stage show was directed by legendary photographer David LaChapelle

GRIMM – Season 5 (Sci-Fi & Fantasy/Dramas)
Homicide detective Nick Burkhardt’s (Rick Burkhardt) life turns upside down when he discovers that he is a descendant of an elite group of hunters, known as “Grimms,” who fight to keep the world safe from supernatural creatures.

THE GOLDBERGS – Season 3 (Sitcoms/Comedies)
In the 1980s, geeky Adam (Sean Giambrone) uses a video camera to document his family’s crazy life. His mom (Wendi McLendon-Covey) is overprotective, while his dad (Jeff Garlin) finds it difficult to parent without screaming. The family’s beloved grandfather (George Segal) is responsible for wild antics, which create more chaos.

ARROW – Season 4 (Dramas/Superheroes/Action & Adventure)
After being gone for five years, during which he suffered unimaginable ordeals, billionaire Oliver Queen returned home to Starling City with a mysterious agenda and a set of new skills that he uses in a war on crime in this hard-hitting action series. Reinventing the DC Comics character for a modern-day audience, the Arrow is every bit as formidable as the criminals he’s hunting.

THE FLASH – Season 2 (Dramas/ Superheroes/Action & Adventure)
Until recently, 25-year-old Barry Allen lived a normal life as a perpetually tardy forensic scientist in the Central City Police department. Barry is deeply in love with his best friend, Iris West, daughter of Barry’s surrogate father, Detective Joe West, who adopted Barry 14 years ago after Barry’s mother was murdered and his father, Henry Allen, received a life sentence for the crime – though Barry maintains that a mysterious “Man in Yellow” was responsible. With the help of his new scientist friends at S.T.A.R Labs, Caitlin Snow, Cisco Ramon and Dr. Harrison Wells, Barry begins a journey as The Flash to protect the people of Central City from these powerful new threats.

DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW – Season 1 (Dramas/Sci-Fi & Fantasy/Superheroes/Action & Adventure)
Time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill, DOCTOR WHO) is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat – one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Featuring ARROW’s Brandon Routh as The Atom and Caity Lotz as the resurrected Sara Lance/White Canary; with THE FLASH’s Victor Garber as Dr. Martin Stein alongside Wentworth Miller as Captain Cold and Dominic Purcell as Heat Wave; plus, the newest heroes Rip Hunter, Jeff Jackson (Franz Drameh, Edge of Tomorrow), and the reincarnated warrior queen Hawkgirl (Ciara Renee, Pippin), this singular super hero spinoff series pits the ragtag team against an immortal threat that remains one of the most powerful villains in the DC Comics universe.

Wednesday, September 14

THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH – Season 1, Episode 18 (Documentaries/The Showtime Collection)
THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH is a real-time documentary series about a presidential campaign. Every week, the show pulls back the curtain and takes viewers deep inside the fiercest competition on earth – where the ultimate prize is the most powerful office in the world. Brimming with emotion, intensity, intimacy, and irreverence, THE CIRCUS reveals the drama, comedy, and pathos behind the headlines, laying bare the candidates and the people around them for what they are: fueled at once by ambition and idealism, endlessly fascinating and inevitably flawed… and deeply, recognizably human.

Friday, September 16

FERRELL TAKES THE FIELD – (HBO/Documentaries/Comedies/Sports)
From Funny Or Die, in partnership with Major League Baseball, this one-hour comedy special covers Will Ferrell’s (THE SPOILS BEFORE DYING) one-of-a-kind day on March 12, 2016, when he took the field at 10 different positions for 10 different teams in five spring training games at Cactus League ballparks in Arizona. Dedicating the special to the fight against cancer through the charity Cancer For College, Ferrell is also honouring the historic feat of Bert Campaneris, who on Sept. 8, 1965, in only his second major league season, went 0-for-3 playing all nine positions for the Kansas City Athletics in a game against the California Angels.

YUKON MEN – Season 1 (Discovery/Reality TV)
YUKON MEN details the lives of several inhabitants of the remote Alaskan village of Tanana which is situated by the Yukon River. These men make their living by fishing, hunting and trapping game as well as raising sled dogs and logging.

Wednesday, September 21

THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH – Season 1, Episode 19 (Documentaries/The Showtime Collection)

Friday, September 23

$100,000 PYRAMID – (Reality TV)
Hosted by Pro Football Hall of Famer and celebrated TV personality Michael Strahan, the Emmy Award®-winning pop-culture phenomenon is re-imagined and back with $100,000 up for grabs in every episode. The hottest stars will team up with players from across the U.S. to take on the timeless war of words, racing against the clock to give and guess clues in one of TV’s all-time great word-association games.

Wednesday, September 28

THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH – Season 1, Episode 20 (Documentaries/The Showtime Collection)

Friday, September 30

MATCH GAME – Season 1 (Reality TV/ Comedies)
Hosted by Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin (30 ROCK), MATCH GAME is an update of the legendary panel game show that features two contestants as they attempt to match the answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in the missing blank.

What’s Coming to CraveTV in August 2016?

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New episodes of CASUAL and MOTIVE are coming to CraveTV in August. In addition, the Canadian streaming service will get seasons of STRIKE BACK, BLINDSPOT and LUCIFER.

Monday, August 1

MOTIVE – “Natural Selection” (Dramas/Crime & Mystery/All-Canadian)
New episodes of MOTIVE hit CraveTV on Mondays. In this week’s episode, the team investigates the death of a woman in a medieval costume, and Angie and Jack spend time together before he leaves.

Tuesday, August 2

CASUAL – Season 2, Episode 10 (Dramas/Comedies) – “Reunion”
Valerie and Jack indulge their fantasies at a hotel. Alex adjusts to his new life with Sarah. Laura and Spencer screen a series of teen-romance films.

Friday, August 5

MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER – Seasons 1 and 2 (Superheroes/Dramas/Action & Adventure)
Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), Agent Peggy Carter must balance doing administrative work and going on secret missions for Howard Stark – all while trying to navigate life as a single woman in America, in the wake of losing the love of her life, Steve Rogers (a.k.a. Captain America).

BACK ON BOARD: GREG LOUGANIS – (HBO/Documentaries/ Sports)
Filmmaker Cheryl Furjanic chronicles the complex life of Olympic champion Greg Louganis as he re-emerges and returns to the diving world and acts as a mentor to up-and-coming athletes.

DEADLIEST CATCH – Season 9 (Discovery/Action & Adventure/Reality TV)
Forty-foot waves, 700-pound crab pots, freezing temperatures, and your mortality staring you in the face…it’s all in a day’s work for these modern-day prospectors. During each episode of DEADLIEST CATCH crews race to meet their quota and make it home safely.

Monday, August 8

MOTIVE – “Chronology of Pain”
After an explosion at Judge Natalie Rodman’s home, Angie (Kristin Lehman) races to catch a sophisticated killer who’s an expert at covering their tracks. Also starring Karen LeBlanc, Victor Zinck JR., Brendan Penny, Lauren Holly, and Louis Ferriera

Tuesday, August 9

CASUAL – Season 2, Episode 11 – “Death and Taxes”
Synopsis not available at this time.

Friday, August 12

MASTERS OF SEX – Season 3 (Showtime/Historic TV/Dramas)
It’s 1966, and the famed duo Masters and Johnson are dealing with the glare of the national spotlight as their sex study is finally unveiled. It’s the start of the Sexual Revolution – and Masters and Johnson’s work will have a profound impact on contemporary relationships, especially their own evolving three-way “marriage” with Masters’ wife.

STRIKE BACK – Seasons 1-4 (HBO, Dramas/Action & Adventure/Crime & Mystery)
From Cinemax, the actions of “Section 20,” a secretive unit of British military intelligence and a team of special operations personnel conduct several high-risk missions throughout the globe. Stars Phillip Winchester (FRINGE) and Sullivan Stapleton (BLINDSPOT).

Monday, August 15

MOTIVE – “We’ll Always Have Homicide” – SERIES FINALE
Detective Angie Flynn brings an unsolved homicide case to justice. She searches for the killer with help from Detectives Paula Mazur (Karen LeBlanc), Mitch Kennecki (Victor Zinck Jr., THE 100), Brian Lucas (Brendan Penny), Dr. Betty Rogers (Lauren Holly), and Oscar Vega (Louis Ferriera).

Tuesday, August 16

CASUAL – Season 2, Episode 12 – “40”
Synopsis not available at this time.

Friday, August 19

BLINDSPOT – Season 1 (Dramas/Crime & Mystery)
A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos, is discovered naked in Times Square with no memory of who she is or how she got there.

LUCIFER – Season 1 (Superheroes/Dramas/Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
LUCIFER is the story of the original fallen angel. Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis, RUSH) has resigned his throne and retired to the City of Angels, where he owns an upscale piano bar called Lux. Lucifer is enjoying his retirement and indulging in a few of his favourite things — wine, women, song — when a beautiful pop star is brutally murdered outside of Lux. For the first time in roughly 10 billion years, he feels something awaken deep within him.

SHOW ME A HERO – (HBO/Dramas/Historic TV)
From David Simon and based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Lisa Belkin, this mini-series depicts modern America’s inability to create a shared social or political future. The young mayor of a mid-sized city’s attempts to build low-income housing in a white neighbourhood tears the city apart. The cast includes: Oscar-nominee Catherine Keener (Capote) as longtime East Yonkers resident Mary Dorman; Alfred Molina (HBO’s THE NORMAL HEART) as Councilman Henry J. Spallone; and Oscar-nominee Winona Ryder (Little Women) as Councilwoman Vinni Restiano.

Tuesday, August 23

CASUAL – Season 2, Episode 13 – “The Great Unknown” *Season 2 Finale*
Synopsis not available at this time.

Friday, August 26

DEUTSCHLAND 83 – Season 1 (Dramas/Historic TV/Action & Adventure)
Martin Rauch is recruited by the HVA to infiltrate the West Germany army. As a rookie spy, his decisions constantly put his cover at risk and force his agency to take extreme measures. An international breakaway hit, DEUTSCHLAND 83 is an engrossing, coming-of-age espionage thriller set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the 1980s. With a killer 80s soundtrack, the series that The New Yorker described “…as aesthetically aspirational as MAD MEN ever was…” has already garnered massive critical acclaim and a 2016 Peabody Award.

TIG NOTARO: BOYISH GIRL INTERRUPTED – Documentary (HBO/Stand-Up Comedy/Comedies)
Known for her distinctive storytelling, offbeat sense of humour and honesty, Notaro’s deadpan stand-up style draws on highly personal experiences, including a breast-cancer diagnosis and the death of her mother.

THE WHO: ISLE OF WIGHT – (Documentary/Music)
At 3 a.m. on Saturday morning, August 29, 1970, The Who took the stage in front of some half-million people at the Isle of Wight and rocked every single one of them.

For Canadian Eyes Only: Russell Peters Coming to New Original Crave TV Series

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Russell Peters is set to star in a new four-part one-hour original series from Crave TV in partnership with CTV.

The new series, RUSSELL PETERS IS THE INDIAN DETECTIVE, is described as a “fish-out-of-water dramedy”. RUSSELL PETERS IS THE INDIAN DETECTIVE is set to begin production this fall in 4K. The production will shoot in Durban, Mumbai, and Toronto, before premiering on CraveTV in 2017.

“I couldn’t be happier that my first leading role in a series will be on a show with not only my name in the title, but a show that lets me do drama and comedy at the same time,” said Russell Peters. “The fact that it’s actually set in Canada and India is an added bonus!”

For Canadian Eyes Only: What’s Coming to CraveTV in April 2016?

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The Jason Reitman comedy CASUAL, season 3 of DEADBEAT and the new six-episode event series THE X-FILES are just a few of the shows coming to CraveTV in April 2016. Here’s the rest of what is to come in the next month:

Friday, April 1

CASUAL – Season 1 – *PREMIERE* (Comedies/Dramas)
CASUAL follows the story of a bachelor brother and his divorced sister while they raise her teenage daughter together and support each other through the trials of the dating world.

ALL THINGS MUST PASS: THE RISE AND FALL OF TOWER RECORDS – *PREMIERE* (Documentaries/Music)
Tower Records was once a retail powerhouse with two hundred stores, in thirty countries, on five continents. From humble beginnings in a small-town drugstore, Tower Records eventually became the heart and soul of the music world, and a powerful force in the music industry. In 1999, Tower Records made $1 billion. In 2006, the company filed for bankruptcy. Everyone thinks they know what killed Tower Records: the Internet. But that’s not the story. This feature documentary film examines this iconic company’s explosive trajectory, tragic demise, and legacy forged by its rebellious founder Russ Solomon. Directed by Colin Hanks (FARGO), features interviews with Foo Fighter’s Dave Grohl, Elton John, Chuck D, and David Geffen.

KORAN BY HEART – *PREMIERE* (Documentaries/HBO)
KORAN BY HEART follows three extraordinary ten-year-olds who have dedicated their lives to honoring their families, countries and culture through memorization of the religious text. The documentary is an engaging look at the unique experiences and aspirations of Muslim Children throughout the world.

S&M: SHORT AND MALE – *PREMIERE* (Documentaries)
Cultures around the world are obsessed with size: Women equate height with sex appeal. Society is stuck on the belief that tall people make the best leaders and that tall men deserve more money. With a touch of humor, S&M: SHORT AND MALE examines the obstacles that short statured men face every day in life, love, and work. Shot in the U.S., Canada, China, and Europe, the documentary speaks to men from all walks of life to unearth what makes some short men bigger than others.

LAUGHOLOGY – *PREMIERE* (Documentaries)
Laughter Yoga, Laughter Parties, “Laughercize” and other laughter oriented health trends have spawned a new approach to laughter. It involves using laughter to make people laugh instead of jokes. Simple laughter according to Laughology, may be helpful in reducing heart disease, fighting stress and increasing immunity. Laughology features “The Laughman,” Doug Collins, a Memphis, T.N. resident who is said to have the most contagious laugh in the world.

Sunday, April 3

10 p.m. – BILLIONS – Season 1, Episode 11
Axe (Damian Lewis, HOMELAND) loses hundreds of millions of dollars on a bad trading decision and turns to Wendy (Maggie Siff, SONS OF ANARCHY) for help. Chuck (Paul Giamatti, Cinderella Man) sets out on an odyssey to secure powerful allies in the fight against Axe. Lara (Malin Akerman, TROPHY WIFE) enlists Lou (Louisa Krause, Young Adult) to become the new chef at Axe Capital, but Lou balks at working for rich assholes and takes her sister back to the old neighborhood to remind her of their roots. Sacker (Condola Rashad, SMASH) and Connerty (Toby Leonard Moore, DAREDEVIL) close down the Axe Capital investigation and decide to do something risky. Chuck finds evidence – right in his own home – that could salvage the case.

Monday, April 4

MOTIVE – Season 4, Episode 3 (Crime & Mystery Collection/Dramas Collection/All-Canadian)
When Detective Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman, THE KILLING) and the team are called to investigate a death in a spa, what they find is more deadly than expected. Angie and Detective Brian Lucas (Brendan Penny, THE ASSISTANTS) are joined by new detective Paula Mazur (Karen LeBlanc, CRACKED), and the case takes a turn when Dr. Betty Rogers (Lauren Holly, NCIS) discovers the body is infected with a mysterious disease that forces her into quarantine.

Friday, April 8

SINATRA: ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL – *PREMIERE* (Documentaries/Music/HBO)
An up-close and personal examination of the life, music, and career of the legendary entertainer. Told in his own words from hours of archived interviews, along with commentary from those closest to him, the documentary weaves the music and images from Sinatra’s life together with rarely-seen footage of Sinatra’s famous 1971 “Retirement Concert” in Los Angeles. The film’s narrative is shaped by Sinatra’s song choices for that concert, which director Alex Gibney (Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine) interprets as the singer’s personal guide through his own life.

ERIC CLAPTON: PLANES, TRAINS & ERIC – *PREMIERE* (Documentaries/Music)
Eric Clapton is one of the most revered and influential guitarists of all time. From his early days with the Yardbirds, through John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek And The Dominos, and on to his solo career, he has had consistent critical and commercial success. This documentary follows Eric Clapton and his band on the Far and Middle Eastern leg of his 2014 World Tour. The film features 13 full-length performances from the tour intercut with interviews with Eric Clapton and the band members, rehearsal, and sound check footage, travel by trains and planes, and “fly on the wall” filming of all the many aspects of being on the road with Eric Clapton.

WHY? WITH HANNIBAL BURESS – Season 1 – *PREMIERE* (Stand-Up Comedy/Comedies)
Viewers get a glimpse into the offbeat mind of this laid-back comedian. Each episode tackles topical issues with sketches, man-on-the-street interviews, and special guests as well as stand-up in front of a studio audience. If it’s in the zeitgeist, Buress will dissect it – and he’ll finally get answers to all his burning questions.

GOLD RUSH – Season 3 – *PREMIERE* (Discovery/Reality TV)
It took two years, but the competing gold mining crews have made it to the big leagues. After battling equipment breakdowns, infighting, and Mother Nature, one of the mining teams finally hits pay dirt. With new equipment, new crews, and new land to explore, the teams set out strike gold and walk away millionaires.

BEING EVEL – *PREMIERE* (Documentaries/Sports)
BEING EVEL tells not just the incredible story behind the myth of 1970s American daredevil icon and pioneer for today’s extreme sports scene Robert “Evel” Knievel, but also the previously untold and very much darker tale of the man behind the flamboyant cape; a one-time outlaw whose wildly dangerous career spanned 75 ramp-to-ramp motorbike jumps and saw him break every bone in his body.

Sunday, April 10

10 p.m. – BILLIONS – Season 1 Finale
Hall (Terry Kinney, BLACK BOX) informs Axe that Chuck has new evidence against him that could land him in prison. As Lara makes plans for the Axelrod family to flee the country, Axe accuses Wendy of leaking the info to Chuck. A defiant Wendy realizes how far Chuck has gone in his pursuit of Axe and threatens to expose him. With his marriage and career in peril, Chuck is forced to take actions that further his rift with Connerty. Having sacrificed so much to this case – including possibly his marriage – Chuck finds Axe for an explosive confrontation.

Monday, April 11

MOTIVE – Season 4, Episode 4(Crime & Mystery Collection/Dramas Collection/All-Canadian)
Detectives Angie Flynn and Paula Mazur have their personal boundaries tested when Angie notices Paula trying to ignore personal issues during their investigation of the murder of an ex-con who may have returned to a life of crime. Meanwhile, Staff Sergeant Oscar Vega (Louis Ferreira, BREAKING BAD) and Dr. Betty Rogers attempt to have a seemingly normal morning until work snaps them back to reality. Detective Brian Lucas finds himself attracted to one of the witnesses in the case and must decide if he’s willing to cross a line.

Friday, April 15

DARK NET – Season 1 – *PREMIERE* (Documentaries/SHOWTIME)
This eight-part docu-series explores the netherworld where virtual and physical lives collide in ways surprising, disturbing, and seemingly inevitable. In contrast to much of the mainstream media, DARK NET reveals a more ominous and disturbing perspective of a digitally connected world where every action is collected and stored. The series is developed and produced by Vocativ, a technology and media company that applies exclusive proprietary technology to search and monitor the deep web, the 80 percent of the internet that lies beyond the reach of regular search engines.

T.J. MILLER: NO REAL REASON – *PREMIERE* (Stand-Up Comedy/Comedies)
For viewers who like explosions of fun and a sense of danger at every moment, then T.J. Miller (SILLICON VALLEY) is the comic to watch. He touches on such topics as holding eye contact while puking, being a social outcast because of his wee-wee, and robot dancing.

LOOKING – Season 1 & 2 – *PREMIERE* (Comedies/Dramas/HBO)
The series revolves around three friends in San Francisco who explore the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men. Created by Michael Lannan and executive produced by Andrew Haigh (Weekend) and Sarah Condon (BORED TO DEATH), the show stars Jonathan Groff (GLEE), Frankie J. Alvarez (SMASH), and Murray Bartlett (August).

Monday, April 18

MOTIVE – Season 4, Episode 5(Crime & Mystery Collection/Dramas Collection/All-Canadian)
Detective Angie Flynn and the team are called to investigate a gruesome murder, but when the signature appears to be the same as a case Detective Paula Mazur previously investigated, it could mean an innocent woman was convicted of a crime she didn’t commit. While Angie and Paula investigate different leads, Staff Sergeant Oscar Vega must mediate without playing favourites while Detective Brian Lucas plays the diplomat trying to support both.

Wednesday, April 20

THE UP IN SMOKE TOUR – *PREMIERE* (Music)
The smoke hasn’t settled yet, but there can be no doubt that last summer’s Up In Smoke tour had the biggest fire of any touring music show. This Hip Hop All-Stars show features Dr. Dre, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Eminem, Ice Cube, and other special guests in a program offering many surprises, from onstage to backstage to scenes from the road shot by the artists themselves on home video cameras.

DEADBEAT – Season 3 – *PREMIERE* (Sitcoms/Sci-Fi & Fantasy/Comedies)
DEADBEAT is a supernatural comedy series about a stoner and a medium-for-hire who work together to try to solve various unresolved issues of ghosts. Created by Cody Heller and Brett Konner, the series stars Tyler Labine (Tucker and Dale vs. Evil) as a pot-smoking lazy bum, and Kevin Pacalioglu (HARRY AND HENDERSONS) as a part-time paranormal consultant who makes a living communicating with the dead, DEADBEAT is hilarious portrayal of two ordinary guys helping ghosts settle their unfinished business on earth.

Friday, April 22

PROPHET’S PREY – *PREMIERE* (Documentaries/SHOWTIME)
When Warren Jeffs rose to Prophet of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints, he took control of a religion with a history of polygamous and underage marriage. In a short time, Warren managed to expand these practices and the power of his position in unprecedented ways. He bridged the gap between sister wives and ecclesiastically rape, befuddling the moral compass of his entire congregation. The film examines Warren Jeffs’ life and shows how he became a worshipped and adored Prophet. Warren has a devout following numbering in the tens of thousands – many of whom would give their life at any moment with just one word from the Prophet. Despite a trail of abuse and ruined lives, Warren has maintained his grip on power.

THE X-FILES – Season 10 – *PREMIERE* (Dramas/Sci-Fi & Fantasy/Crime & Mystery)
An event series encompasses a mixture of stand-alone episodes and those that further the show’s seminal mythology. In the premiere episode, Mulder (David Duchovny, CALIFORNICATION ) and Scully (Gillian Anderson, THE FALL) take on a case of a possible alien abductee. Mitch Pileggi (CREDIT, DALLAS) returns as FBI Asst. Dir. Walter Skinner, Mulder and Scully’s boss, who walks a fine line between loyalty and accountability to his superiors.

Monday, April 25

MOTIVE – Season 4, Episode 6 (Crime & Mystery Collection/Dramas Collection/All-Canadian)
Detective Angie Flynn and the team investigate the murder of a suburban mom, but the case takes a drastic turn when they learn the victim’s ill child has been abducted. Angie and Detective Paula Mazur must race against the clock to find him. Meanwhile, Detective Brian Lucas coerces an informant to lie in order to bolster Dr. Betty Rogers’ case, and can’t bring himself to tell Staff Sergeant Vega.

Friday, April 29

KILLJOYS – Season 1 – *PREMIERE* (Dramas/Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
In a distant Galaxy, the people of the planet Qresh have colonized their three moons, creating four stratified worlds, each defined along socio-economic lines and rife with social unrest. In this planetary unit, known as the Quad, a highly regulated group of bounty hunters, Killjoys, are licensed to pursue a vast range of warrants throughout the galaxy. Killjoys must follow strict rules, and there are harsh consequences for veering from their mantra: “The Warrant is All”. Killjoys are not allowed to take a personal or political side in their mission, which proves to be impossible and near fatal for Dutch, a gorgeous, complicated, and deadly Killjoy at the top of her game. Her partner, John the Bastard, is a peacemaker who hates conflict.

THE COMEBACK – Season 1 & 2 – *PREMIERE* (Comedies/Sitcoms/HBO)
THE COMEBACK follows Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow, FRIENDS), fading TV “It Girl” and pioneer of reality television who was once so desperate to stay in the spotlight that she allowed cameras to follow her every move as she appeared on a new sitcom, with disastrous results. New episodes follow Valerie as she continues her search to attain the spotlight, which illuminates a whole new series of problems when she achieves the visibility she wants. Also stars Malin Ackerman (BILLIONS).

AMY SCHUMER: LIVE AT THE APOLLO – *PREMIERE* (Comedies/Stand-Up/HBO)
As one of the funniest and freshest faces on television and film, Amy Schumer is dominating the world of comedy today with her unique blend of honesty and an unapologetic sense of humour. Schumer’s provocative and hilariously wicked mind is on full display with headlined her first HBO stand-up comedy special: AMY SCHUMER: LIVE AT THE APOLLO. Directed by Chris Rock, the special was taped live before a sold-out crowd at the legendary Apollo Theater in New York City.

For Canadian Eyes Only: What’s Coming to CraveTV in February 2016?

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A brand new Canadian-focused collection is coming to CraveTV in February, along with its first original series, LETTERKENNY. HBO’s THE JINX is also coming to the streaming service, as is seasons 1-4 of TREME, Fox’s GREASE: LIVE and more new episodes of BILLIONS.

Friday, Feb. 5
The All-Canadian Collection – CraveTV has the biggest Canadian TV collection of any streaming service and now these titles are all together with the newly curated All–Canadian Collection. Launching February 5, the All-Canadian Collection includes more than 1,200 assets and more than 60 series. The All-Canadian Collection debuts with JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL, the seven-part Canada/U.K. co-production based on Susanna Clarke’s best-selling fantastical and magical novel; the 28-episode, 14th Season of the cult-hit, DEGRASSI; as well as other Canadian hits, including: ORPHAN BLACK, 19-2, CORNER GAS, THE BORGIAS, SAVING HOPE, FLASHPOINT, HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD, MASTERCHEF CANADA, MOTIVE, THE LISTENER, and much more.

Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7
LETTERKENNY – *Season 1* – found in the Comedy Collection, What’s New Collection, and All-Canadian Collection – Wayne (Jared Keeso, 19-2) is a good-ol’ country boy in trying to protect his homegrown way of life on the farm, against a world that is constantly evolving around him. The residents of Letterkenny belong to one of three groups: Hicks, Skids, and Hockey Players. The three groups are constantly feuding with each other over seemingly trivial matters – often ending with someone getting their ass kicked.

10 p.m. – BILLIONS – Season 1, Episode 4

Tuesday, Feb. 9
TREME – *Season 1- 4* – found in the Drama Collection, Music Collection, What’s New Collection, and HBO Collection

Friday, Feb. 12
THE JINX: THE LIFE AND DEATHS OF ROBERT DURST – found in the Documentary Collection, Crime & Mystery Collections, and HBO Collection

Sunday, Feb. 14
10 p.m. – BILLIONS – Season 1, Episode 5

Friday, Feb. 19
GREASE: LIVE – *Live Musical Special Launch* – found in the Drama Collection, Comedy Collection, Music Collection, and Teen Drama Collection.

EASTBOUND & DOWN – *Season 1-4* – found in the Comedy Collection, Sports Collection, What’s New Collection, and HBO Collection

Sunday, Feb. 21
10 p.m. – BILLIONS – Season 1, Episode 6

For Canadian Eyes Only: Crave TV Now Available to Everyone in Canada

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Crave TV is expanding its now and is now available to everyone across Canada, the streaming service announced today.

Canadians can sign up for CraveTV at CraveTV.ca or by downloading the CraveTV app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. CraveTV also continues to be available from TELUS, Eastlink, Sasktel, Bell Aliant, Bell TV, and other Canadian television service providers at a lower price.

Crave TV is currently offering the first episode of BILLIONS, a Showtime series set to premiere on TV on January 17. Upcoming CraveTV exclusives include Season 2 of the acclaimed BOSCH, and the first CraveTV Original, LETTERKENNY, a six-part comedy that will stream in its entirety on Super Bowl Sunday, February 7. CraveTV also confirmed today the service will soon feature HBO hits THE NEWSROOM, TRUE BLOOD, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, and THE JINX.

CraveTV’s programming highlights include:

  • the entire off-air library of HBO’s iconic programming catalogue, including entire series such as THE SOPRANOS, THE WIRE, ENTOURAGE, and SEX AND THE CITY, and coming soon, THE NEWSROOM, TRUE BLOOD, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, THE JINX, and more;
  • acclaimed, award-winning HBO Films such as BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, THE NORMAL HEART, TEMPLE GRANDIN, PHIL SPECTOR, and more;
  • the SHOWTIME Collection, anchored by full seasons of renowned, award-winning series including BILLIONS, THE AFFAIR, RAY DONOVAN, PENNY DREADFUL, HOMELAND, UNITED STATES OF TARA, WEEDS, NURSE JACKIE, and more;
  • an unmatchable comedy slate, headlined byCraveTV exclusives including the entire catalogues of SEINFELD and SOUTH PARK, as well as INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, THE BIG BANG THEORY, THE GOLBERGS, BROAD CITY, CHEERS, FRASIER, and CORNER GAS;
  • the Drama Collection, featuring more than 200 titlesfrom Hollywood and the U.K. including PERSON OF INTEREST, BLUE BLOODS, THE FOLLOWING, THE LAST SHIP, THE LIBRARIANS, THE ROYALS, MURDER IN THE FIRST, and UTOPIA;
  • the exclusive home of the Monty Python Collection, including all episodes of the iconic MONTY PYTHON’S FLYING CIRCUS;
  • CraveTV exclusives including MANHATTAN, BOSCH, DEADBEAT, and the upcoming LETTERKENNY and CASUAL;
  • a Superhero Collection headlined by some of the most-watched television programs currently on-air, including MARVEL AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., ARROW, and THE FLASH, and coming this fall, DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW;
  • a Sci-Fi & Fantasy Collection led by genre blockbusters ORPHAN BLACK and DOCTOR WHO, TEEN WOLF, GRIMM, and exclusive access to all six series composing the complete STAR TREK TV collection;
  • a Documentary Collection featuring more than 180 projects, like THE SIXTIES from Tom Hanks, and other master filmmakers such as Spike Lee, Peter Berg, Liz Garbus, Joe Berlinger, and Michael Mann, as well as other acclaimed, award-winning docs including HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD;
  • the most-watched and most-acclaimed original Canadian programming, featuring SAVING HOPE, MOTIVE, 19-2, FLASHPOINT, BITTEN, and DEGRASSI;
  • an iconic Music Collection – TV programming expressly dedicated to music and its legends – including FOO FIGHTERS: SONIC HIGHWAYS; BEYONCE & JAY Z: ON THE RUN; and CLASSIC ALBUMS;
  • and a can’t-miss collection of Reality TV audience favourites including MASTER CHEF CANADA, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, DEADLIEST CATCH, THE REAL L WORD, GIGOLOS, and more.

What’s Coming to CraveTV in January 2016…

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A new Showtime series — BILLIONS — is coming to streaming service CraveTV in January 2016, as are new seasons of BITTEN, BROAD CITY and TOSH.0, among others. Check out the full list of shows and TV movies coming to CraveTV in the new year.

Friday, Jan. 1
WORKAHOLICS – *Season 5* – found in the Comedies, Sitcoms collections

Friday, Jan. 8
THE FOLLOWING – *Season 3* – found in the Crime & Mystery, Dramas, Action & Adventure collections

Friday, Jan. 15
BITTEN – *Season 2* – found in the Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Drama collections

LISTEN TO ME MARLON – *Documentary Premiere* – found in the Documentaries collections

Sunday, Jan. 17 at 10 p.m. ET
BILLIONS – *Series Premiere, SHOWTIME Drama* – found in the Showtime Collection, and Drama collection

Friday, Jan. 29
DYNAMITE: THE RISE OF JAMES BROWN – *HBO Documentary* – found in the Music, Documentary, and The HBO collections

Friday, Jan. 15
TOSH.0 – *Seasons 7B*– found in the Comedies collection

Friday, Jan. 22
BROAD CITY – *Seasons 2* – found in the Comedies and Sitcoms collections

Friday, Jan. 29
SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO!