Highlights This Week
- The Oscar®, Golden Globe®, Screen Actors Guild®, and BAFTA® Award-winning film PARASITE drops on Crave on May 29 as a Canadian streaming exclusive. Bong Joon Ho’s Best Picture and four-time Academy Award winning thriller, a study on greed and class discrimination, follows a poor family, the Kims, who con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks.
- RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE Season 12 sashays to the finish line in the season finale on May 29 at 9:30 p.m. ET. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, RuPaul and the queens filmed the finale virtually. During the final episode the remaining queens compete in a lip-sync for the crown like never before, with guest appearances from Season 11 champion Yvie Oddly and other secret celebrities.
- Ramy Youssef returns for Season 2 of RAMY, his critically acclaimed series for which he took home the 2020 Golden Globe® Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. The series follows first-generation, Egyptian-American Ramy Hassan who is on a spiritual journey in his politically-divided New Jersey neighbourhood. In the second season, Ramy delves further into his spiritual journey, finding a new Muslim community and embracing deeper commitment to his faith. This season Oscar® winner Mahershala Ali (MOONLIGHT, GREEN BOOK) joins the cast. RAMY is a STARZ exclusive in Canada, and all 10 episodes of Season 2 drop on Crave May 29.
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 20-26:
- RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE
- LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
- GAME OF THRONES
- DARK SIDE OF THE RING
What to Watch for the Week of May 28- June 3
*All Programming Subject to Change
- SHOWTIME’s hit drama BILLIONS continues with a new episode Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m. ET. In this episode, Axe (Damian Lewis) must reckon with his past to secure his future. Chuck (Paul Giamatti) plots against Axe with the help of some old associates. Chuck and Wendy both try to move on, but get forced together by an emergency. Wendy (Maggie Siff) and Taylor (Asia Kate Dillon) embark on a new venture.
- Derek Cianfrance’s I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE continues with a new episode Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m. ET. The six-part HBO limited series stars Mark Ruffalo as identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in a family saga that follows their parallel lives in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness. In this week’s episode, Dominick (Mark Ruffalo) returns to work before fully recovering from his accident. Heavily medicated, Dominick recalls the disturbing incident that lead to Thomas’ (Mark Ruffalo) first hospitalization while counting down the hours to Thomas’ hearing with the Hatch review board.
- The mystery continues to unfold when STARZ’s crime drama HIGHTOWN continues with a new episode Sunday, May 31. From Executive Producer Jerry Bruckheimer, the series is set on iconic Cape Cod, following one woman’s journey to sobriety, intertwined with an unfolding murder investigation. In this week’s episode, Jackie returns to rehab, but only to help further her investigation. Ray starts closing in on Osito at the same time he and Renee cross the line. Junior takes the first step to becoming a soldier.
- HBO Max’s new series LOVE LIFE is the first full-length scripted series to star Oscar® nominee Anna Kendrick (PITCH PERFECT, A SIMPLE FAVOR). The series follows the journey from first love to last love, and how the people we’re with along the way make us into who we are when we finally end up with someone forever. This fresh take on a romantic comedy anthology series is from creator and co-showrunner Sam Boyd (IN A RELATIONSHIP) and will follow a different protagonist’s quest for love each season, with each half hour episode telling the story of one of their relationships. The series also stars Peter Vack (SOMEONE GREAT, THE BOLD TYPE), Sasha Compere (MIRACLE WORKERS, UNCORKED), and Lesley Manville (PHANTOM THREAD, ANOTHER YEAR). Episode 4 is available for streaming June 4, only on Crave.
- All-new episodes this week include SHELTER IN PLACE (Thursday, May 28 at 10:30 p.m. ET); DESUS & MERO (Thursday, May 28 at 11 p.m. ET); RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE (Friday, May 29 at 9:30 p.m. ET); BETTY (Friday, May 29 at 11 p.m. ET); REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER (May 30, live at 10 p.m. ET, on-demand the following morning); HIGHTOWN (Sunday, May 31); VIDA (Sunday, May 31); VICE (Sunday, May 231 at 8 p.m. ET); BILLIONS (Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m. ET); I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE (Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m. ET); PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS (Sunday, May 31 at 10 p.m. ET); and INSECURE (Sunday, May 31 at 10 p.m. ET).
Complete listings for the week of May 28 – June 3
*All Programming Subject to Change
BETTY, Season 1, Episode 5 (May 29 at 11 p.m. ET)
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, Season 18, Episode 16 (May 30, live at 10 p.m. ET, on-demand the following morning)
I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE, Season 1, Episode 4 (May 31 at 9 p.m. ET)
INSECURE, Season 4, Episode 8 (May 31 at 10 p.m. ET)
LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, Season 7, Episode 13 (May 31, live at 11 p.m. ET, on-demand the following morning)
LEGENDARY, Season 1, Episode 3 (June 4)
LOVE LIFE, Season 1, Episode 4 (June 4)
ALL ABOUT WHO YOU KNOW (May 28)
EASY LAND (May 28)
GLASS HOUSES (May 28)
CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET (May 29)
PARASITE (May 29)
DESUS & MERO, Season 2, Episode 29 (May 28 at 11 p.m. ET)
JESUS TREJO: STAY AT HOME SON (May 29)
VICE, Season 1, Episode 10 (May 31 at 8 p.m. ET)
BILLIONS, Season 5, Episode 5 (May 31 at 9 p.m. ET)
PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS, Season 1, Episode 6 (May 31 at 10 p.m. ET)
GRUDGE MATCH (May 29)
RAMY, Season 2 (May 29)
HIGHOWN, Season 1, Episode 3 (May 31)
VIDA, Season 1, Episode 6 *Season Finale* (May 31)
RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS (June 3)
TRANSPLANT, Season 1, Episode 13 (May 28)
SHELTER IN PLACE WITH SHANE SMITH, Season 1, Episode 10 (May 28 at 10:30 p.m. ET)
ZIG & SHARKO, Season 2 (May 29)
RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE, Season 12, Episode 14 *Season Finale* (May 29 at 9:30 p.m. ET)
MARY’S KITCHEN CRUSH, Season 1B (June 1)
LAUREL CANYON, Part 1 (June 1 at 9 p.m. ET)