MAY 2017 HIGHLIGHTS: TWIN PEAKS from SHOWTIME; the CraveTV Original Series CASUAL Returns; and More.

— April 28, 2017

All new content is springing up on CraveTV this May, including new series and specials, all new miniseries, the return of favourites, and more:
  • The new TWIN PEAKS from SHOWTIME takes centre stage on CraveTV this May. The hotly anticipated limited event series, from executive producer, writer, and director David Lynch and starring Golden Globe®-winner and Emmy® Award nominee Kyle MacLachlan, debuts with a special two-part premiere, Sunday, May 21 beginning at 9 p.m. ET. The 18-part series picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint Northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered. Subscribers can catch up on the first two original seasons of TWIN PEAKS now on CraveTV.
  • CraveTV’s popular SHOWTIME collection continues to grow all month long with new episodes of current SHOWTIME series added every week. May brings: the Season 2 finale of the high stakes financial drama, BILLIONS, starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis; new episodes of THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE BIGGEST STORY ON EARTH, the fascinating documentary series that offers a weekly, behind-the-scenes look at the Trump administration; all new episodes of DARK NET, the thought-provoking documentary series exploring the furthest reaches of the internet and the people who frequent it; and the anticipated final episodes of GUERRILLA, the limited event series set against the backdrop of one of the most explosive times in U.K. political history.
  • Also returning in May is the third season of the CraveTV Original Series, CASUAL. From executive producer Jason Reitman, the comedy follows a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister who are living under one roof again. Starring Michaela Watkins, Tommy Dewey, Tara Lynne Barr, and Nyasha Hatendi.
  • Other notable highlights for May include: the second season of the sci-fi hit series THE EXPANSE; Season 2 of the Canadian adventure sci-fi series KILLJOYS; the first season of WRECKED, the quirky comedy that follows a group of plane crash survivors stranded on an island; acclaimed Canada/US co-pro miniseries THE KENNEDYS and THE KENNEDYS: AFTER CAMELOT; LETTERKENNY SEASON 2: FERDA EDITION, a special fan edition of the hilarious second season of the Canadian cult comedy with commentary; the entire fourth season of MASTERCHEF CANADA; the Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated HBO original film ALL THE WAY starring Bryan Cranston as Lyndon B. Johnson; the third and final season of the detective anthology series MURDER IN THE FIRST; Season 4 of the guilty pleasure dramatic series MISTRESSES; and JACKSON, an intimate new SHOWTIME documentary that looks at the lives of three women caught up in complex abortion issues.
Information about CraveTV’s May lineup is outlined below. Additional program assets, including episode synopses and images are available at SHOWTIME SERIES & DOCUMENTARIES: JACKSON (May 2 @ 7:30 p.m. ET) THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE BIGGEST STORY ON EARTH, Season 2, Episode 7 (May 3) DARK NET, Season 2, Episode 5 (May 4 @ 10 p.m. ET) GUERRILLA, Episode 4 (May 7 @ 9 p.m. ET) BILLIONS, Season 2, Episode 12 (May 7 @ 10 p.m. ET) THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE BIGGEST STORY ON EARTH, Season 2, Episode 8 (May 10) DARK NET, Season 2, Episode 6 (May 11 @ 10 p.m. ET) GUERRILLA, Episode 5 & 6 (May 14 @ 9 & 10 p.m. ET) DARK NET, Season 2, Episode 7 (May 18 @ 10 p.m. ET) TWIN PEAKS, Part 1 & 2 (May 21 @ 9 & 10 p.m. ET) DARK NET, Season 2, Episode 8 (May 25 @ 10 p.m. ET)   CraveTV ORIGINAL SERIES: CASUAL, Season 3, Episode 1, 2 & 3 (May 23) CASUAL, Season 3, Episode 4 (May 30)   SPOTLIGHT ON CANADA: THE KENNEDYS (May 12) THE KENNEDYS: AFTER CAMELOT (May 12) LETTERKENNY SEASON 2: FERDA EDITION (May 19) KILLJOYS, Season 2 (May 19) MASTERCHEF CANADA, Season 4 (May 26)   CraveTV EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOKS: SAVING HOPE, Season 5, Episode 9 (May 6) WORTH WATCHING: MISTRESSES, Season 4 (May 5) REVIEW, Season 3 (May 5) TOSH.O, Season 9A (May 12) THE EXPANSE, Season 2 (May 19) MURDER IN THE FIRST, Season 3 (May 26) ALL THE WAY (May 26) WRECKED, Season 1 (May 26)   FINALES: BILLIONS, Season 2, Episode 12, SEASON FINALE (May 7 @ 10 p.m. ET) GUERRILLA, Episode 6, SERIES FINALE (May 14 @ 10 p.m. ET)   LAST CHANCE PROGRAMMING: CANADA’S WORST HANDYMAN, Season 3-6 (May 1)  


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