Highlights This Week
- The latest Crave Original stand-up comedy special, TOM HENRY: 66 JOKES begins streaming Friday, May 15. From vegan cupcakes to tap dancing, Toronto native Tom Henry brings his hysterical brand of understated observational humour to Just For Laughs in this one-hour, 66-joke stand-up special.
- The all-new STARZ series HIGHTOWN premieres on Sunday, May 17. Set on iconic Cape Cod, the series follows one woman’s journey to sobriety, intertwined with an unfolding murder investigation. Jackie Quiñones (Monica Raymund, CHICAGO FIRE), a hard-partying National Marine Fisheries Service agent, has her free-wheeling life thrown into disarray when she discovers a body on the beach – another casualty of Cape Cod’s opioid epidemic. As a result of this trauma, Jackie takes the first steps toward becoming sober— until she becomes convinced that it’s up to her to solve the murder. The series also stars James Badge Dale (ONLY THE BRAVE), Riley Voelkel (ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO, THE ORIGINALS), Shane Harper (CODE BLACK, HAPPYLAND), Amaury Nolasco (PRISON BREAK, DECEPTION), Atkins Estimond (THE RESIDENT, LODGE 49), and Dohn Norwood (MINDHUNTER, THE SINNER).
- The Crave and TIFF Stay-at-Home Cinema initiative continues with Q&As and Crave screenings featuring SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE and director Danny Boyle on Thursday, May 14; CRAZY RICH ASIANS director Jon M. Chu on Saturday, May 16; and A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN with Award–winning actor Geena Davis on Tuesday, May 19. For all the details on how to participate, click HERE.
- RUPAUL’S SECRET CELEBRITY DRAG RACE concludes with its fourth and final installment Friday, May 15 at 11 p.m. ET. Following new episodes of RUPAUL’s DRAG RACE Season 12 (Fridays at 9:30 p.m. ET on Crave), a new trio of celebrity contestants turn to beloved “Queen Supremes” to open their hearts and minds to the transformative power of drag. The celebrity contestants undergo a drag transformation and compete in fan-favourite challenges to win the title of “America’s Next Celebrity Drag Race Superstar” and prize money for a charity of their choice.
Crave Audience Metrics
Crave continues to have Canadians covered, delivering the best movies, TV series, and original hits all in one place. Here are the Top 10 programs being watched on Crave for the week of May 6-12:
- RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE
- LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
- RUPAUL’S SECRET CELEBRITY DRAG RACE
- GAME OF THRONES
- DOWNTON ABBEY
- SOUTH PARK
- THE GOOD DOCTOR
What to Watch for the Week of May 14-20
*All Programming Subject to Change
- The new SHOWTIME documentary BASKETBALL COUNTY: IN THE WATER tells the story of Prince George’s County, Maryland, and its social, economic, and cultural evolution through the lens of some basketball’s biggest stars. Since 2000, the county just outside the nation’s capital as spawned some 25 NBA players, more than a dozen WNBA players, and countless more who have competed an elite universities, highlighting the decades-long prevalence of basketball within the region. The documentary begins streaming Friday, May 15 at 9 p.m. ET.
- The Crave Original Series DARK SIDE OF THE RING continues Season 2 on Tuesday, May 19 at 10 p.m. ET. Episode 10 tells the story of Owen Hart. In 1999, Owen Hart fell 80 feet to his death in a stunt that went tragically wrong; Owen’s widow, Martha, bravely relives her husband’s final day and reveals the mistakes that took his life.
- All-new episodes this week include WE’RE HERE (Thursday, May 14 at 9 p.m. ET); SHELTER IN PLACE (Thursday, May 14 at 10 p.m. ET); DESUS & MERO (Thursday, May 14 and Monday, May 18 at 11 p.m. ET); RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE (Friday, May 15 at 9:30 p.m. ET); BETTY (Friday, May 15 at 11 p.m. ET); VIDA (Sunday, May 17); VICE (Sunday, May 17 at 8 p.m. ET); BILLIONS (Sunday, May 17 at 9 p.m. ET); INSECURE (Sunday, May 17 at 10 p.m. ET); PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS (Sunday, May 17 at 10 p.m. ET); RUN (Sunday, May 17 at 10:30 p.m. ET); and LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER (Sunday, May 17, live at 11 p.m. ET, on-demand the following morning).
- On Friday, May 15 more Hollywood hit movies join Crave on STARZ in Canada including FUBAR, FUBAR 2, GARFIELD GETS REAL, GARFIELD PET FORCE, GARFIELD’S FUN FEST, GOON, REALITY BITES, BIG DADDY, CLICK, ENDLESS LOVE, and INTO THE FOREST.
Complete listings for the week of May 14 – May 20
*All Programming Subject to Change
WE’RE HERE, Season 1, Episode 4 (May 14 at 9 p.m. ET)
BETTY, Season 1, Episode 3 (May 15 at 11 p.m. ET)
I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE, Season 1, Episode 2 (May 17 at 9 p.m. ET)
INSECURE, Season 4, Episode 6 (May 17 at 10 p.m. ET)
RUN, Season 1, Episode 6 (May 17 at 10: 30 p.m. ET)
LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, Season 7, Episode 12 (May 18, live at 11 p.m. ET, on demand the following morning)
RESTLESS RIVER (May 14)
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (May 14)
JAMES VS HIS FUTURE SELF (May 15)
READY OR NOT (May 15)
SHADOW TRAP (May 15)
UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN (May 15)
A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN (May 19)
SUNSHINE (May 20)
DESUS & MERO, Season 2, Episode 25 (May 14 at 11 p.m. ET)
BASKETBALL COUNTY: IN THE WATER *Documentary* (May 15 at 9 p.m. ET)
VICE, Season 1, Episode 8 (May 17 at 8 p.m. ET)
BILLIONS, Season 5, Episode 3 (May 17 at 9 p.m. ET)
PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS, Season 1, Episode 4 (May 17 at 10 p.m. ET)
DESUS & MERO, Season 2, Episode 26 (May 18 at 11 p.m. ET)
FUBAR (May 15)
FUBAR 2 (May 15)
GARFIELD GETS REAL (May 15)
GARFIELD PET FORCE (May 15)
GARFIELD’S FUN FEST (May 15)
GOON (May 15)
REALITY BITES (May 15)
HIGHTOWN, Season 1, Episode 1 *Series Premiere* (May 17)
VIDA, Season 3, Episode 4 (May 17)
BIG DADDY (May 18)
CLICK (May 18)
ENDLESS LOVE (May 18)
LITTLE WOMEN *Mini Series* (May 18)
INTO THE FOREST (May 19)
TRANSPLANT, Season 1, Episode 11 (May 14)
SHELTER IN PLACE WITH SHANE SMITH, Season 1, Episode 8 (May 14)
ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE (May 15)
GOOD TALK WITH ANTHONY JESELNIK, Season 1 (May 15)
PEG & CAT, Season 2 (May 15)
TOM HENRY: 66 JOKES *Crave Original* (May 15)
W5, Season 54, Episode 20 (May 15)
RUPAUL’S CELEBRITY DRAG RACE, Season 1, Episode 4 (May 15 at 11 p.m. ET)
DARK SIDE OF THE RING, Season 2, Episode 10 (May 19 at 10 p.m. ET)
THE VOICE, Season 18, Episode 15-16 (May 20)