– Horror film THE INVISIBLE MAN joins Crave on September 25 –
– Jeff Daniels and Brendan Gleeson star in SHOWTIME’s buzzy new limited series THE COMEY RULE, coming September 27 –
– As U.S. election fever kicks into high gear, HBO’s LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER returns with all new episodes beginning September 27 –
– Crave programming takes home 37 Emmy® Awards –
– HBO Max Original Series, RAISED BY WOLVES is #1 in Crave’s Top 10 for the second week in a row –
Crave continues to deliver weekly alerts highlighting new and noteworthy programming and scheduling changes for the week ahead.
Highlights This Week
- The gripping horror film, THE INVISIBLE MAN, joins Crave on Friday, September 25. From Leigh Whannell, co-creator of the Saw and Insidious franchises, comes this terrifying and twisted tale starring Elisabeth Moss (THE HANDMAID’S TALE). After staging his own suicide, a crazed scientist uses his power to become invisible in order to stalk and terrorize his ex-girlfriend, Cecilia. When the police refuse to believe her story, she decides to take matters into her own hands and fight back.
- Based on former FBI Director James Comey’s best-selling book, A Higher Loyalty, SHOWTIME’s new limited series THE COMEY RULE debuts Sunday, September 27 with all four episodes available simultaneously. Starring Jeff Daniels (THE NEWSROOM, The Squid and The Whale) and Brendan Gleeson (The Guard, In Bruges) THE COMEY RULE is an immersive, behind-the-headlines account of the historically turbulent events surrounding the 2016 presidential election and its aftermath, which divided a nation. The limited series focuses on two powerful figures, James Comey and President Donald J. Trump, whose strikingly different personalities, ethics, and loyalties put them on a collision course.
- Recently renewed by HBO for three more seasons, the weekly news-oriented series, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER returns with all-new episodes beginning Sunday, September 27 at 11 p.m. ET. Fresh off four Emmy wins -including Outstanding Variety Talk Series for the fourth consecutive year – the series presents a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, as well as shining a light on issues big and small as the U.S. heads toward a pivotal 2020 Presidential Election.
- Programming available on Crave took home 37 awards at the 72nd Primetime Emmys! HBO’s WATCHMEN led all programming with 11 wins, including Outstanding Limited Series, while SUCCESSION took home the night’s most coveted prize, Outstanding Drama Series, along with a win for Outstanding Lead Actor for Jeremy Strong. Other notable HBO wins include Outstanding Lead Actress for EUPHORIA star Zendaya, and Outstanding Variety Talk Series for LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER. In addition, RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE, took home its third consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Competition Program.
Crave Audience Metrics Crave continues to have Canadians covered, delivering the best movies, TV series, and original hits all in one place. Ridley Scott’s HBO Max Original Series RAISED BY WOLVES holds the top spot for the second week in a row, followed by the sizzling reality series LOVE ISLAND at #2. STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS takes #3 for the third consecutive week, and the beloved anime series, SAILOR MOON debuts at #4. Here are the Top 10 most-watched programs on Crave for the week of September 16 – 22:
- RAISED BY WOLVES
- LOVE ISLAND
- STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS
- SAILOR MOON
- LOVECRAFT COUNTRY
- THE VOW
- SPIES IN DISGUISE
- SOUTH PARK
- THE THIRD DAY
- THE BIG BANG THEORY
What to Watch for the Week of September 24 – September 30 *All Programming Subject to Change
- Two new episodes of the HBO Max Original Series RAISED BY WOLVES drop Thursday, September 24 and critics still love it, “the first pleasant surprise of the fall”. Set on a mysterious and barren planet, the post-apocalyptic sci-fi series follows two androids tasked with raising human children on the brink of extinction.
- Seven of MTV’s finest reality series are set to join Crave’s MTV Collection on Friday, September 25. Fan favourites including CATFISH, DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE WITH DJ PAULY D & VINNY, SNOOKI & J WOWW, TEEN MOM OG, THE CHALLENGE CHAMPS VS STARS, THE CHALLENGE, Seasons, and 16 AND RECOVERING, will be added to the Crave catalogue.
- HBO’s investigative docuseries, THE VOW, continues Sunday, September 27 at 10 p.m. ET. This week, Sarah, Mark, and Nippy contact additional news outlets to provoke outrage and pressure law enforcement to pay attention. Barbara Bouchey, a former board member, shares her insight into NXIVM, reflecting on her time in Keith’s inner circle.
- The third episode of HBO’s six-part limited series, THE THIRD DAY, premieres Monday, September 28 at 9 p.m. ET. In this installment, Sam (Jude Law) is shocked to learn the truth about his connection to Osea and the islanders’ intentions for his future. Later, in a fight for his life, Sam tries desperately to escape their clutches and make it back to the mainland in one piece.
- WE ARE WHO WE ARE, HBO’s stunning coming-of-age series from Call Me by Your Name director Luca Guadagnino, continues Monday, September 28 at 10 p.m. ET. In this week’s episode, a fracture begins to form within the friend group following Caitlin and Sam’s breakup. While Sam turns to the open arms of Britney, Caitlin is judged for spending more time with Fraser.
- All-new episodes this week include; RAISED BY WOLVES (Thursday, September 24); STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS (Thursday, September 24); DESUS & MERO (Thursday, September 24 at 11 p.m. ET); REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER (Friday, September 25, live at 9 p.m. ET); ROOM 104 (Friday, September 25 at 10 p.m. ET); LOVE ISLAND (Saturday, September 26); POWER BOOK II GHOST (Sunday, September 27); THE CIRCUS (Sunday, September 27 at 8 p.m. ET); OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT (Sunday, September 27 at 8:30 p.m. ET); LOVECRAFT COUNTRY (Sunday, September 27 at 9 p.m. ET); LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER (Sunday, September 27, live at 11 p.m. ET, on-demand the following morning); THE VOW (Sunday, September 27 at 10:00 p.m. ET); DESUS & MERO (Sunday, September 27 at 11 p.m. ET); THE THIRD DAY (Monday, September 28 at 9 p.m. ET); WE ARE WHO WE ARE (Monday, September 28 at 10 p.m. ET); AXIOS (Tuesday, September 29)
Complete listings for the week of September 24 – September 30
*All Programming Subject to Change
*HBO MAX ORIGINAL* RAISED BY WOLVES, Season 1, Episode 8-9 (September 24)
ROOM 104, Season 4, Episode 10 (September 25 at 10 p.m. ET)
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, Season 18, Episode 28 (September 25, live at 9 p.m. ET, on-demand the following morning)
LOVECRAFT COUNTRY, Season 1, Episode 7 (September 27 9 p.m. ET)
THE VOW, Season 1, Episode 6 (September 27 at 10 p.m. ET)
LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, Season 7, Episode 24 (September 27, live at 11 p.m. ET, on-demand the following morning)
THE THIRD DAY, Season 1, Episode 3 (September 28 at 9 p.m. ET)
WE ARE WHO WE ARE, Season 1, Episode 3 (September 28 at 10 p.m. ET)
AXIOS, Season 1, Episode 14 (September 29)
ROBERT THE BRUCE (September 25)
THE INVISIBLE MAN (September 25)
DESUS & MERO, Season 2, Episode 50 (September 24 at 11 p.m. ET)
THE CIRCUS, Season 5, Episode 15 (September 27 at 8 p.m. ET)
OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT, Season 3, Episode 12 (September 27 at 8:30 p.m. ET)
THE COMEY RULE, Season 1, Episode 1-4 *Series Premiere* (September 27)
DESUS & MERO, Season 2, Episode 51 (September 27 at 11 p.m. ET)
300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE (September 25)
HAROLD & KUMAR ESCAPE FROM GUANTANAMO BAY (September 25)
TWISTER (September 25)
POWER BOOK II: GHOST, Part 1, Season 1, Episode 4 (September 27)
More Riveting TV to Watch
STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, Season 1, Episode 8 (September 24)
JIM JEFFERIES, Season 2, Episode 21-30 (September 25)
CATFISH, Season 1-3 (September 25)
DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE WITH DJ PAULY D & VINNY, Season 1-2 (September 25)
SNOOKI & J WOWW, Season 3-4 (September 25)
TEEN MOM OG, Season 1-3 (September 25)
THE CHALLENGE CHAMPS VS STARS (September 25)
THE CHALLENGE, Season 32-34 (September 25)
16 AND RECOVERING, Season 1 (September 25)
LOVE ISLAND, Season 2, Episode 20-24 (September 26)
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Season 34, Episodes 1-5 (September 29)