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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; Season 4 premiered March 17, 2019
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; 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 June 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Super Channel



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; 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: 6
Status: Renewed for Seventh season; premiere TBA
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: 9
Status: Renewed for Tenth season; premieres Late 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Crave



The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship. Noah (Dominic West) is a New York City schoolteacher and budding novelist with a wife of twenty years and four children. Alison (Ruth Wilson) is a young waitress and wife from Montauk at the end of Long Island, trying to piece her life back together in the wake of a tragedy.

Genre: Psychological Drama
No. of Seasons: 4
Status: Renewed for Fifth and Final Season; premieres 2019
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; Season 2 premiered April 7, 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Crave


COMING SOON

City on a HIll

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: Series premieres June 16, 2019
Canadian Broadcast: Crave


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