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November CraveTV Highlights: Ben Stiller’s Seven-Part Limited Series ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, and Alex Gibney’s New Doc Series ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI

This month on CraveTV: from SHOWTIME, the limited series ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, directed by Ben Stiller and starring Benicio del Toro, Patricia Arquette, and Paul Dano, along with the new documentary series ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI from Oscar® and Emmy®-winning director Alex Gibney (GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY & THE PRISON OF BELIEF); the first seasons of HBO comedy CRASHING and Superman prologue series KRYPTON; the Comedy Network original special HOMEGROWN COMICS; Peppa Pig lands on the CraveTV’s Kid’s Collection; and more.

New series, documentaries, and specials that begin streaming in November include:

  • Directed and executive produced by Ben Stiller, SHOWTIME’s ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA begins streaming SundayNov. 18 at 10 p.m. ET. Starring Academy Award®-winners Benicio del Toro and Patricia Arquette, and Golden Globe®-nominee Paul Dano, the seven-part limited series is based on a stranger-than-fiction prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015 which spawned a statewide manhunt. Convicted murderer Richard Matt (Del Toro) is an artistic yet intimidating force within the prison that masterminds the escape and is reluctantly joined by David Sweat (Dano), a convicted cop killer. The two are aided by Tilly Mitchell (Arquette), a working-class wife and mother who supervises the prison tailor shop and carried on months-long affairs with both men.
  • Also from SHOWTIME: New episodes of hit drama series RAY DONOVAN continue to stream Sundays at 9 p.m. ET; OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT returns for a US election special streaming SundayNov.  4 at 10:30 p.m. ET; and the Season Finale of KIDDING drops Sunday, Nov. 11 along with THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, which wraps up Season 3 at 8 p.m. ET.
  • Alex Gibney’s new four-part documentary series ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI begins streaming SundayNov. 18 at 8 p.m. ET. As the ongoing clashes between the Trump administration, the Department of Justice, and the FBI continue to make headlines the new series provides an in-depth look into the long history of conflict between American presidents and the FBI. Using the present as a prism, each episode looks back to see which lessons held up, which didn’t, and how the current investigation of the Trump administration might turn out.
  • Season 1 of the HBO comedy CRASHING joins CraveTV’s HBO collection Friday, Nov.  16. Created by and starring Pete Holmes, the series tells the story of Pete, a sheltered suburbanite who married his childhood sweetheart and dreams of making it as a stand-up comedian. But when he finds out his wife is cheating on him Pete’s world unravels, forcing him to re-evaluate his priorities and plunging him into the deep end of the rough-and-tumble New York comedy scene.
  • From VICE, comedian/actor Tom Arnold searches for the truth behind the rumoured and potentially damaging recordings of the current President of The United States, Donald Trump in THE HUNT FOR THE TRUMP TAPES WITH TOM ARNOLD. The series culminates with a two-episode finale streaming Saturday, Nov.  3 at 10 p.m. ET, concurrently with its linear broadcast on MTV.
  • The Comedy Network Canadian original special HOMEGROWN COMICS drops Friday, Nov.  2. Filmed on location at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montréal, LETTERKENNY’s K. Trevor Wilson hosts a celebration of Canadian stand-up comedy at the 20th edition of Homegrown Comics. Produced for television for the first time ever, the one-hour special features stand-up sets from some of the funniest up-and-coming talent in the country including Adrienne FishBrandon Ash-MohammedCara ConnorsHoodo Hersi, and more.
  • Straight out of the DC Comics universe, Season 1 of Space’s Superman prologue series KRYPTON drops Friday, Nov.  30. Set two generations before the destruction of Superman’s home planet, the genre series follows Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), the legendary Man of Steel’s grandfather who is faced with a life and death conflict: save his home planet or let it be destroyed in order to restore the fate of his future grandson. With Krypton’s leadership in disarray and the House of El ostracized, Seg must balance the quest to redeem his family’s honor and protect the ones he loves while being challenged by familiar DC characters Brainiac (Blake Ritson) and Earthly time-traveler Adam Strange (Shaun Sipos).
  • The fourth and final season of the fantastical sci-fi series THE LIBRARIANS begins streaming FridayNov. 2. The series centers on The Librarians, an ancient organization dedicated to protecting an unknowing world from the secret, magical reality hidden all around. Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, and John Harlan Kim star as protectors of the world’s mystical treasures, and John Larroquette as their reluctant caretaker Jenkins.
  • The multi-award winning Canadian documentary RUMBLE: INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD joins CraveTV’s extensive documentary collection beginning FridayNov.  9. The critically-acclaimed film won Best Feature Length Documentary at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards, Best Documentary and Best Canadian Documentary at Hot Docs, and a Special Jury Prize at Sundance in 2017. From director Catherine Bainbridge (Reel Injun), the film explores how the Native American influence is an integral part of music history, despite attempts to ban, censor, and erase Indian culture in the United States and abroad.
  • Season 1 of Starz dramedy GRAVITY begins streaming Friday, Nov. 23. The 10-episode half-hour series stars Krysten Ritter (JESSICA JONES), Ivan Sergei (NCIS: NEW ORLEANS), and Eric Schaeffer and follows the sometimes comic, sometimes tragic exploits of a group from an eccentric out-patient program of suicide survivors.
  • The CraveTV kid’s collections continue to expand this month, with new series and seasons being added to the WOW! Preschool Playdate(targeted at kids aged 0-5) and WOW! World Kids (ages 6 and up) On Friday, Nov. 9, Season 1 of PEPPA PIG joins the Preschool Playdate collection. Other kids programming joining CraveTV this month includes: Season 2 of KID VS. KAT (November 2); Seasons 1-2 of STORM HAWKS and Season 1 of CLANG INVASION (November 16); Seasons 6-7 of FIREMAN SAM and Season 2 of ANIMAL MECHANICALS (November 23); and the first seasons of WORLD OF QUEST and DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN’ ROAD SHOW (November 30).

Additional information about CraveTV’s November lineup is outlined below. Program assets including episode synopses and images are available at BellMedia.ca/pr.


SHOWTIME SERIES, DOCUMENTARIES & SPECIALS:
KIDDING, Season 1, Episode 9 (November 4)
THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, Season 3B, Episode 14 (November 4 @ 8 p.m. ET)
RAY DONOVAN, Season 6, Episode 2 (November 4 @ 9 p.m. ET)
OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT ELECTION SPECIAL (November 4 @ 10:30 p.m. ET)
KIDDING, Season 1, Episode 10 *Season Finale* (November 11)
THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, Season 3B, Episode 15 *Season Finale* (November 11 @ 8 p.m. ET)
RAY DONOVAN, Season 6, Episode 3 (November 11 @ 9 p.m. ET)
ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE AND THE FBI, Season 1, Episode 1 (November 18 @ 8 p.m. ET)
RAY DONOVAN, Season 6, Episode 4 (November 18 @ 9 p.m. ET)
ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, Episode 1 (November 18 @ 10 p.m. ET)
ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE AND THE FBI, Season 1, Episode 2 (November 25 @ 8 p.m. ET)
RAY DONOVAN, Season 6, Episode 5 (November 25 @ 9 p.m. ET)
ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, Episode 2 (November 25 @ 10 p.m. ET)

SPOTLIGHT ON CANADA:
BONACINI’S ITALY, Season 1 (November 2)
HOMEGROWN COMICS (November 2)
W5, Season 53, Episode 6 (November 2)
RUMBLE: INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD (November 9)
W5, Season 53, Episode 7 (November 9)
W5, Season 53, Episode 8 (November 16)
W5, Season 53, Episode 9 (November 23)

WORTH WATCHING:
THE HUNT FOR THE TRUMP TAPES WITH TOM ARNOLD, Season 1, Episode 7 (November 3 @ 10 p.m. ET)
THE HUNT FOR THE TRUMP TAPES WITH TOM ARNOLD, Season 1, Episode 8 *Season Finale* (November 3 @ 10:30 p.m. ET)
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Season 32, Episodes 47-51 (November 6)
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Season 32, Episodes 52-56 (November 13)
CRASHING, Season 1 (November 16)
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Season 32, Episodes 57-61 (November 20)
GRAVITY, Season 1 (November 23)
KRYPTON, Season 1 (November 30)

 

KID’S PROGRAMMING:
KID VS. KAT, Season 2 (November 2)
PEPPA PIG, Season 1 (November 9)
STORM HAWKS, Season 1-2 (November 16)
CLANG’S INVASION, Season 1 (November 16)
FIREMAN SAM, Season 6-7 (November 23)
ANIMAL MECHANICALS, Season 2 (November 23)
WORLD OF QUEST, Season 1 (November 30)
DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN’ ROAD SHOW, Season 1 (November 30)

#ICRAVEFRIDAYS:
THE LIBRARIANS, Season 4 (November 2)
ROLLING STONE: STORIES FROM THE EDGE (November 9)
STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS – CALYPSO (November 9 @ 9 p.m. ET)
WAR DOG: A SOLDIER’S BEST FRIEND (November 16)
METH STORM (November 30)

LAST CHANCE PROGRAMMING:
I’M ALIVE, Season 1 (November 3)
WHEN FISH ATTACK (November 10)
P.K. SUBBAN: SKATE PAST THE NOISE (November 14)
TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY (November 30)

COMING IN DECEMBER:
COUNTERPART, Season 2
SUGE KNIGHT: AMERICAN DREAM/AMERICAN KNIGHTMARE
THE WHITE PRINCESS

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November CraveTV Highlights: Ben Stiller’s Seven-Part Limited Series ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, and Alex Gibney’s New Doc Series ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI

This month on CraveTV: from SHOWTIME, the limited series ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, directed by Ben Stiller and starring Benicio del Toro, Patricia Arquette, and Paul Dano, along with the new documentary series ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI from Oscar® and Emmy®-winning director Alex Gibney (GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY & THE PRISON OF BELIEF); the first seasons of HBO comedy CRASHING and Superman prologue series KRYPTON; the Comedy Network original special HOMEGROWN COMICS; Peppa Pig lands on the CraveTV’s Kid’s Collection; and more.

New series, documentaries, and specials that begin streaming in November include:

  • Directed and executive produced by Ben Stiller, SHOWTIME’s ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA begins streaming SundayNov. 18 at 10 p.m. ET. Starring Academy Award®-winners Benicio del Toro and Patricia Arquette, and Golden Globe®-nominee Paul Dano, the seven-part limited series is based on a stranger-than-fiction prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015 which spawned a statewide manhunt. Convicted murderer Richard Matt (Del Toro) is an artistic yet intimidating force within the prison that masterminds the escape and is reluctantly joined by David Sweat (Dano), a convicted cop killer. The two are aided by Tilly Mitchell (Arquette), a working-class wife and mother who supervises the prison tailor shop and carried on months-long affairs with both men.
  • Also from SHOWTIME: New episodes of hit drama series RAY DONOVAN continue to stream Sundays at 9 p.m. ET; OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT returns for a US election special streaming SundayNov.  4 at 10:30 p.m. ET; and the Season Finale of KIDDING drops Sunday, Nov. 11 along with THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, which wraps up Season 3 at 8 p.m. ET.
  • Alex Gibney’s new four-part documentary series ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI begins streaming SundayNov. 18 at 8 p.m. ET. As the ongoing clashes between the Trump administration, the Department of Justice, and the FBI continue to make headlines the new series provides an in-depth look into the long history of conflict between American presidents and the FBI. Using the present as a prism, each episode looks back to see which lessons held up, which didn’t, and how the current investigation of the Trump administration might turn out.
  • Season 1 of the HBO comedy CRASHING joins CraveTV’s HBO collection Friday, Nov.  16. Created by and starring Pete Holmes, the series tells the story of Pete, a sheltered suburbanite who married his childhood sweetheart and dreams of making it as a stand-up comedian. But when he finds out his wife is cheating on him Pete’s world unravels, forcing him to re-evaluate his priorities and plunging him into the deep end of the rough-and-tumble New York comedy scene.
  • From VICE, comedian/actor Tom Arnold searches for the truth behind the rumoured and potentially damaging recordings of the current President of The United States, Donald Trump in THE HUNT FOR THE TRUMP TAPES WITH TOM ARNOLD. The series culminates with a two-episode finale streaming Saturday, Nov.  3 at 10 p.m. ET, concurrently with its linear broadcast on MTV.
  • The Comedy Network Canadian original special HOMEGROWN COMICS drops Friday, Nov.  2. Filmed on location at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montréal, LETTERKENNY’s K. Trevor Wilson hosts a celebration of Canadian stand-up comedy at the 20th edition of Homegrown Comics. Produced for television for the first time ever, the one-hour special features stand-up sets from some of the funniest up-and-coming talent in the country including Adrienne FishBrandon Ash-MohammedCara ConnorsHoodo Hersi, and more.
  • Straight out of the DC Comics universe, Season 1 of Space’s Superman prologue series KRYPTON drops Friday, Nov.  30. Set two generations before the destruction of Superman’s home planet, the genre series follows Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), the legendary Man of Steel’s grandfather who is faced with a life and death conflict: save his home planet or let it be destroyed in order to restore the fate of his future grandson. With Krypton’s leadership in disarray and the House of El ostracized, Seg must balance the quest to redeem his family’s honor and protect the ones he loves while being challenged by familiar DC characters Brainiac (Blake Ritson) and Earthly time-traveler Adam Strange (Shaun Sipos).
  • The fourth and final season of the fantastical sci-fi series THE LIBRARIANS begins streaming FridayNov. 2. The series centers on The Librarians, an ancient organization dedicated to protecting an unknowing world from the secret, magical reality hidden all around. Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, and John Harlan Kim star as protectors of the world’s mystical treasures, and John Larroquette as their reluctant caretaker Jenkins.
  • The multi-award winning Canadian documentary RUMBLE: INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD joins CraveTV’s extensive documentary collection beginning FridayNov.  9. The critically-acclaimed film won Best Feature Length Documentary at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards, Best Documentary and Best Canadian Documentary at Hot Docs, and a Special Jury Prize at Sundance in 2017. From director Catherine Bainbridge (Reel Injun), the film explores how the Native American influence is an integral part of music history, despite attempts to ban, censor, and erase Indian culture in the United States and abroad.
  • Season 1 of Starz dramedy GRAVITY begins streaming Friday, Nov. 23. The 10-episode half-hour series stars Krysten Ritter (JESSICA JONES), Ivan Sergei (NCIS: NEW ORLEANS), and Eric Schaeffer and follows the sometimes comic, sometimes tragic exploits of a group from an eccentric out-patient program of suicide survivors.
  • The CraveTV kid’s collections continue to expand this month, with new series and seasons being added to the WOW! Preschool Playdate(targeted at kids aged 0-5) and WOW! World Kids (ages 6 and up) On Friday, Nov. 9, Season 1 of PEPPA PIG joins the Preschool Playdate collection. Other kids programming joining CraveTV this month includes: Season 2 of KID VS. KAT (November 2); Seasons 1-2 of STORM HAWKS and Season 1 of CLANG INVASION (November 16); Seasons 6-7 of FIREMAN SAM and Season 2 of ANIMAL MECHANICALS (November 23); and the first seasons of WORLD OF QUEST and DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN’ ROAD SHOW (November 30).

Additional information about CraveTV’s November lineup is outlined below. Program assets including episode synopses and images are available at BellMedia.ca/pr.


SHOWTIME SERIES, DOCUMENTARIES & SPECIALS:
KIDDING, Season 1, Episode 9 (November 4)
THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, Season 3B, Episode 14 (November 4 @ 8 p.m. ET)
RAY DONOVAN, Season 6, Episode 2 (November 4 @ 9 p.m. ET)
OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT ELECTION SPECIAL (November 4 @ 10:30 p.m. ET)
KIDDING, Season 1, Episode 10 *Season Finale* (November 11)
THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, Season 3B, Episode 15 *Season Finale* (November 11 @ 8 p.m. ET)
RAY DONOVAN, Season 6, Episode 3 (November 11 @ 9 p.m. ET)
ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE AND THE FBI, Season 1, Episode 1 (November 18 @ 8 p.m. ET)
RAY DONOVAN, Season 6, Episode 4 (November 18 @ 9 p.m. ET)
ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, Episode 1 (November 18 @ 10 p.m. ET)
ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE AND THE FBI, Season 1, Episode 2 (November 25 @ 8 p.m. ET)
RAY DONOVAN, Season 6, Episode 5 (November 25 @ 9 p.m. ET)
ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, Episode 2 (November 25 @ 10 p.m. ET)

SPOTLIGHT ON CANADA:
BONACINI’S ITALY, Season 1 (November 2)
HOMEGROWN COMICS (November 2)
W5, Season 53, Episode 6 (November 2)
RUMBLE: INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD (November 9)
W5, Season 53, Episode 7 (November 9)
W5, Season 53, Episode 8 (November 16)
W5, Season 53, Episode 9 (November 23)

WORTH WATCHING:
THE HUNT FOR THE TRUMP TAPES WITH TOM ARNOLD, Season 1, Episode 7 (November 3 @ 10 p.m. ET)
THE HUNT FOR THE TRUMP TAPES WITH TOM ARNOLD, Season 1, Episode 8 *Season Finale* (November 3 @ 10:30 p.m. ET)
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Season 32, Episodes 47-51 (November 6)
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Season 32, Episodes 52-56 (November 13)
CRASHING, Season 1 (November 16)
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Season 32, Episodes 57-61 (November 20)
GRAVITY, Season 1 (November 23)
KRYPTON, Season 1 (November 30)

 

KID’S PROGRAMMING:
KID VS. KAT, Season 2 (November 2)
PEPPA PIG, Season 1 (November 9)
STORM HAWKS, Season 1-2 (November 16)
CLANG’S INVASION, Season 1 (November 16)
FIREMAN SAM, Season 6-7 (November 23)
ANIMAL MECHANICALS, Season 2 (November 23)
WORLD OF QUEST, Season 1 (November 30)
DOODLEBOPS ROCKIN’ ROAD SHOW, Season 1 (November 30)

#ICRAVEFRIDAYS:
THE LIBRARIANS, Season 4 (November 2)
ROLLING STONE: STORIES FROM THE EDGE (November 9)
STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS – CALYPSO (November 9 @ 9 p.m. ET)
WAR DOG: A SOLDIER’S BEST FRIEND (November 16)
METH STORM (November 30)

LAST CHANCE PROGRAMMING:
I’M ALIVE, Season 1 (November 3)
WHEN FISH ATTACK (November 10)
P.K. SUBBAN: SKATE PAST THE NOISE (November 14)
TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY (November 30)

COMING IN DECEMBER:
COUNTERPART, Season 2
SUGE KNIGHT: AMERICAN DREAM/AMERICAN KNIGHTMARE
THE WHITE PRINCESS

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adam.slinn@bellmedia.ca

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