Pop culture maven, author, and podcaster Lainey Lui (THE SOCIAL, ETALK) satisfies viewers cravings this winter with the debut of the new Crave Original Series CRAVINGS: THE AFTERSHOW, where she dishes on some of the most buzz-worthy programming available on Crave. From Bell Media Studios, the new companion series premieres Sunday, Jan.12 at 11 p.m. ET following the debut of the first two episodes of HBO’s compelling new series THE OUTSIDER at 9 p.m. ET, only on Crave.
Each Sunday on CRAVINGS: THE AFTERSHOW, Lui and a rotating panel of guests recap episodes of THE OUTSIDER, dissecting the biggest plot twists and developments, and providing comprehensive analysis. In each episode, Lui invites her television-loving friends over to dive into the subject series with candid takes and post-show analysis, extending the conversation about each episode beyond social media.
CRAVINGS: THE AFTERSHOW kicks off with Lui giving viewers an insider look into THE OUTSIDER. Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name, the highly anticipated drama stars Emmy® and Golden Globe®-nominee Ben Mendelsohn (BLOODLINE, Ready Player One) as police detective Ralph Anderson, and Emmy®-and Golden Globe® winner Jason Bateman (OZARK, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT) as Terry Maitland. Bateman also serves as executive producer and directs the first two episodes.
“We are delighted to kick off CRAVINGS: THE AFTERSHOW by analyzing and discussing every thrilling moment of HBO’s THE OUTSIDER,” said Nanci MacLean, Vice-President, Bell Media Studios and President, Pinewood Toronto Studios. “And with Lainey at the helm, each episode will feel like you are in your living room with a smart, informed, and witty best friend.”
“Candid, funny, and relatable, CRAVINGS: THE AFTERSHOW is the perfect platform to continue the conversation about Crave’s most buzzworthy series,” said Tracey Pearce, President, Distribution and Pay, Bell Media. “CRAVINGS: THE AFTERSHOW is the perfect dessert for your latest binge.”
HBO’s new drama THE OUTSIDER explores the investigation into the gruesome murder of a local boy and the mysterious force surrounding the case. The cast includes Ben Mendelsohn as Ralph Anderson; Tony® Award-winner Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) as Holly Gibney; Bill Camp (Emmy®-nominee, THE NIGHT OF) as Howie Salomon; Mare Winningham (Oscar®-nominee, Georgia) as Ralph’s wife Jeannie Anderson; Paddy Considine (HBO’s upcoming THE THIRD DAY) as Claude Bolton, manager of a local strip club; Julianne Nicholson (HBO’s upcoming MARE OF EASTTOWN) as Glory Maitland; Yul Vázquez (DIVORCE) as Georgia Bureau of Investigation detective Yunis Sablo; Jeremy Bobb (THE KNICK) as Alec Pelley, a private investigator hired by Howie; and Marc Menchaca (THE SINNER) as detective Jack Hoskins; with Jason Bateman as Terry Maitland.
Audio from each episode of CRAVINGS: THE AFTERSHOW will be available as a podcast on iHeartRadio Canada and everywhere podcasts are found. Additional Crave series that will be featured on CRAVINGS: THE AFTERSHOW will be announced.