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Billions is a complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Damian Lewis) are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power and influence to outmaneuver the other. The stakes are in the billions in this timely, provocative series.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 4
Status: Renewed for Fifth season; premieres May 3, 2020
Canadian Broadcast: Crave



After 18 years behind bars, Miri Matteson (Daisy Haggard) returns home and stumbles back into adult life in the claustrophobic coastal town she once knew in this half-hour comedy series. Miri attempts to rekindle old relationships, make new ones, look for work and readjust to life outside, while desperately waiting for the world to forget about what happened on that fateful night.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for a Second season; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: Crave



Travel back to October 19, 1987—aka Black Monday, the worst stock market crash in the history of Wall Street. To this day, no one knows who caused it … until now. This is the story of how a group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system, a Lamborghini limousine and the glass ceiling. The outrageous comedy series stars Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall.

Genre: Comedy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for Second season; premieres March 15, 2020
Canadian Broadcast: Crave



In the early 1990s, Boston was rife with violent criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in which corruption and racism was the norm – and then it all changed in what was called the “Boston Miracle.” In this fictional account, assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward (Aldis Hodge) comes from Brooklyn and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran, Jackie Rhodes (Kevin Bacon). Together, they take on a family of armored car robbers in a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.

Genre: Crime Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for a Second season; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: Crave



Homeland is an edge-of-your-seat sensation. CIA officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin), Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even sanity, at every turn.

Genre: Crime Drama / Political Thriller
No. of Seasons: 7
Status: Renewed for Eighth and Final Season; premieres February 9, 2020
Canadian Broadcast: Crave



Kidding stars Jim Carrey as Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, an icon of children’s television and a beacon of kindness and wisdom to America’s impressionable young minds and the parents who grew up with him. But when this beloved personality’s family begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairy tale, fable or puppet will guide him through the crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope.

Genre: Comedy-Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for Second season; premieres February 9, 2020
Canadian Broadcast: Crave



A sequel to the groundbreaking drama series, The L Word®.  Returning cast members Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey will resume their original roles alongside a new group of diverse, self-possessed LGBTQIA+ characters experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks and success in LA.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for a Second season; series premiered December 8, 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Crave



Set in a small Orlando-adjacent town in 1992, this dark comedy series stars Kirsten Dunst as Krystal Stubbs, a minimum-wage water park employee who lies, schemes and cons her way up the ranks of Founders American Merchandise (FAM)—the cultish, flag-waving, multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme that drove her family to ruin in the first place. Determined to make a better life for herself, Krystal dives deep into FAM, until her business begins to affect those closest to her.

Genre: Dark Comedy
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Renewed for Second season; premiere TBA
Canadian Broadcast: Crave



Ray Donovan (Liev Schreiber), a professional “fixer” for the rich and famous in Los Angeles, can make anyone’s problems disappear except those created by his own family.

Genre: Crime Drama
No. of Seasons: 7
Status: Seventh season concludes January 19, 2020
Canadian Broadcast: Crave



Chicagoan Frank Gallagher (William H. Macy) is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be…perhaps better off. When Frank’s not at the bar spending what little money they have, he’s passed out on the floor. But the kids have found ways to grow up in spite of him. They may not be like any family you know, but they make no apologies for being exactly who they are.

Genre: Comedy-Drama
No. of Seasons: 10
Status: Renewed for 11th and Final season; season 10 concludes January 26, 2020
Canadian Broadcast: Crave



The Chi (short for Chicago) follows the lives of Emmett, Brandon, Ronnie and Kevin in the South Side neighborhood of Chicago after a fateful turn of events sends shock waves through the community but also connects them in unexpected ways.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 2
Status: Renewed for Third season; premieres July 5, 2020
Canadian Broadcast: Crave


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The Good Lord Bird is told from the point of view of Onion (Joshua Johnson-Lionel), an enslaved teenager who becomes a member in Brown’s motley family during the time of Bleeding Kansas, eventually participating in the famous 1859 raid on the Army depot at Harpers Ferry. Brown’s raid failed to initiate the slave revolt he intended, but was the instigating event that started the Civil War.

Genre: Drama
No. of Seasons: 8-part limited series
Status: Series premieres February 16, 2020
Canadian Broadcast: TBA


A spiritual descendant of PENNY DREADFUL, set in Victorian-era London, PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS begins in 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused with Mexican-American folklore and social tension. Rooted in the conflict between characters connected to the deity Santa Muerte and others allied with the Devil, this chapter will explore an exciting mix of the supernatural and the combustible reality of that period, creating new occult myths and moral dilemmas within a genuine historical backdrop.

Genre: Fantasy / Horror
No. of Seasons: 1
Status: Series premieres April 26, 2020
Canadian Broadcast: TBA


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