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The series tells the story of FBI agent Emily Byrne (Stana Katic) who disappears without a trace while hunting one of Boston’s most notorious serial killers, and she is declared dead in absentia. Six years later, she is found in a cabin in the woods, barely alive and with no memory of the years that she was missing. She returns home to learn that her husband (Patrick Heusinger) has remarried and her son is being raised by the new wife, and she soon finds herself implicated in a new series of murders.

Genre: Crime Drama / Thriller
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for Season 2; premieres April 3, 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Showcase


Based on Michael Connelly’s best-selling novels, Harry Bosch (Titus Welliver) is a homicide detective in the LAPD that follows a dangerous trail of corruption and collusion, one that uncovers the dark side of the police department.

Genre: Crime Drama
No. of Seasons: 4
Status: Renewed for Seasons 5 & 6; season 5 premieres April 19, 2019
Canadian Broadcast: CraveTV



Married couple June (Maya Rudolph) and Oscar (Fred Armisen) live a comfortable but predictable life in suburban California.  For years they’ve had the same conversations, eaten the same meals and taken pleasant vacations at the same rented lake house.  But after June talks Oscar into shaking things up with a ski trip, the pair suddenly find themselves in completely unfamiliar territory.

Genre: Comedy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Season 1 premiered September 14, 2018
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada



Goliath follows “a down-and-out lawyer (Billy Bob Thornton) as he seeks redemption. His one shot depends on getting justice in a legal system where truth has become a commodity, and the scales of justice have never been more heavily weighed toward the rich and powerful.

Genre: Legal Drama
No. of Seasons: 2
Status: Renewed for Season 3; premieres 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada



Homecoming follows Heidi Bergman (Julia Roberts), a former caseworker at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, a special purpose live-in facility run by the Geist Group. The purpose of the facility is ostensibly to help soldiers transition to civilian life but the reason they need this help is unclear. Years after leaving the facility, Bergman has started a new life, living with her mother and working as a waitress. When a United States Department of Defense auditor inquires as to why she left Homecoming, Bergman quickly realizes that she had been misled and that the true purpose of the facility had been kept from her all along.

Genre: Psychological Thriller
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for Season 2; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada



Sneaky Pete follows Marius (Giovanni Ribisi), a con man who gets out of prison only to find himself hunted by the vicious gangster he once robbed. With nowhere else to turn, Marius takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his cellmate, Pete, and then “reunites” with Pete’s estranged family — who have no reason to suspect he’s not their long-lost loved one.

Genre: Crime Drama
No. of Seasons: 2
Status: Renewed for Season 3; premieres 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada



Based on Philip K. Dick’s award-winning novel, and executive produced by Ridley Scott and Frank Spotnitz, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.

Genre: Science Fiction / Dystopian Drama
No. of Seasons: 3
Status: Renewed for 4th and Final Season; premieres Fall 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada



In 1958 New York, Midge Maisel’s life is on track- husband, kids, and elegant Yom Kippur dinners in their Upper West Side apartment. But when her life takes a surprise turn, she has to quickly decide what else she’s good at – and going from housewife to stand-up comic is a wild choice to everyone but her. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is written and directed by Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls).

Genre: Comedy-Drama
No. of Seasons: 2
Status: Renewed for Season 3; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada



In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with mental health issues and zero powers comes to suspect his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover the conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero. They launch into an adventure brimming with crazed archvillains, blood-soaked vigilantes, and superhuman freakery.

Genre: Action / Adventure / Comedy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for Season 2; premieres April 5, 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada



A woman’s search to uncover the mystery of the disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she’s forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.

Genre: Crime Drama / Action
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Premiered March 1, 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada



Jack Ryan, an up-and-coming CIA analyst, is thrust into a dangerous field assignment for the first time. He soon uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a dangerous gambit with a new breed of terrorism that threatens destruction on a global scale.

Genre: Action / Political Thriller
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for Seasons 2&3; season 2 premieres 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada


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Hanna follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl, Hanna, as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is.

Genre: Action, Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Premieres March 29, 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada


The End of the World is coming, which means a fussy Angel and a loose-living Demon who’ve become overly fond of life on Earth are forced to form an unlikely alliance to stop Armageddon. But they have lost the Antichrist, an 11-year-old boy unaware he’s meant to bring upon the end of days, forcing them to embark on an adventure to find him and save the world before it’s too late.

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Premieres May 31, 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada


The Boys takes place in “a world where superheroes embrace the darker side of their massive celebrity and fame” and “revolves around a group of vigilantes known informally as “the boys,” who set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.

Genre: Superhero Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Premieres 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Amazon Prime Canada


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