This May on HBO Canada: Kim Cattrall returns with the sophomore season of acclaimed TMN original series SENSITIVE SKIN; the Premiere of the Harrowing Biopic ALL THE WAY; the Series Finale of BANSHEE; and New Episodes of GAME OF THRONES, SILICON VALLEY, and VEEP

— April 28, 2016

  • Season 2 of the critically acclaimed and Emmy®-nominated series SENSITIVE SKIN, staring Kim Cattrall, returns Sunday, May 15 at 8:30 p.m. ET
  • The series finale of the thrilling crime-drama BANSHEE, Friday, May 20 at 11 p.m. ET
  • Fan-favourite series GAME OF THRONES, SILICON VALLEY, and VEEP continue Sundays at 9 p.m., 10 p.m., and 10:30 p.m. ET, respectively
  • ALL THE WAY, based on the Tony Award®-winning play, follows President Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency, premiering Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m. ET
Below is a chronological listing of HBO Canada programming highlights for May. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit hbocanada.com to confirm local broadcast times). Sunday, May 1: 9 p.m. – GAME OF THRONES – Season 6, Episode 2 Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) trains with the Three-Eyed Raven (Max von Sydow). In King’s Landing, Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) advises Tommen (Dean-Charles Chapman). Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) demands good news, but has to make his own. At Castle Black, the Night’s Watch stands behind Thorne (Owen Teale). Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon) proposes a plan, and Balon Greyjoy (Patrick Malahide) entertains other proposals.  10 p.m. – SILICON VALLEY – Season 3, Episode 2 The new and improved Pied Piper impresses Dinesh (Kumail Nanjiani, PORTLANDIA) and Gilfoyle (Martin Starr, This is The End), but worries Richard (Thomas Middleditch, PENN ZERO: PART-TIME HERO), while Jared (Zach Woods, THE OFFICE) and Erlich (T.J. Miller, Deadpool) both face housing issues, and Gavin (Matt Ross, American Psycho) suggests a controversial move. 10:30 p.m. – VEEP – Season 5, Episode 2 Amy (Anna Chlumsky, HANNIBAL), Dan (Reid Scott, Sisters), Jonah (Timothy Simons, The Interview), and Richard (Sam Richardson, Spy) try to win the presidency for Selina (Julia Louis-Dreyfus, SEINFELD). Back in D.C., Selina brings in respected Washington fixture Bob Bradley (Martin Mull, DADS), a.k.a. “The Eagle,” and, after nudging out Tom James (Hugh Laurie, HOUSE M.D.) on the newly created banking task force, meets billionaire banker Charlie Baird (John Slattery, MAD MEN). Meanwhile, Mike (Matt Walsh, The Hangover) tries to get healthy before his baby arrives and Amy and Dan share a charged moment. 11 p.m. – SENSITIVE SKIN * Making of Special* Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/sensitive-skin/ Friday, May 6: 10 p.m. – REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/real-time-bill-maher/  11 p.m. – BANSHEE – Season 4, Episode 6 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/banshee/  12 midnight – VICE Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/vice/ Sunday, May 8: 9 p.m. – GAME OF THRONES – Season 6, Episode 3 Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) meets her future. Bran meets the past. Tommen confronts the High Sparrow (Jonathan Pryce). Arya (Maisie Williams) trains to be No One. Varys (Conleth Hill) finds an answer. Ramsay gets a gift.  10 p.m. – SILICON VALLEY – Season 3, Episode 3 Richard searches for a way around Jack (Stephen Tobolowsky, Groundhog Day), while Gilfoyle opens himself up to recruiters, and Dinesh draws unwanted attention from a recent purchase.  10:30 p.m. – VEEP – Season 5, Episode 3 Mike must deal with the consequences of Selina’s tweet. Feeling usurped by Bob, Amy begins to be troubled by his behavior. At a museum gala, Gary (Tony Hale, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT) finds himself the belle of the ball. 11 p.m. – LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/last-week-tonight-john-oliver Friday, May 13: 10 p.m. – REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/real-time-bill-maher/  11 p.m. – BANSHEE – Season 4, Episode 7 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/banshee/ Sunday, May 15: 8:30 p.m. – SENSITIVE SKIN – Season 2, Episode 1 Davina (Kim Cattrall, SEX AND THE CITY) is unable to move on while living in the ultra-hip condo, and accepts an offer to bunk with Veronica (Joanna Gleason, THE AFFAIR) and Roger (Colm Feore, The Amazing Spiderman 2). But that arrangement proves more complicated than expected, so Theodore (Clé Bennett, MURDOCH MYSTERIES) puts his real estate license to good use and tries to help Davina find a new home. But moving isn’t as easy as she’d hoped. Eventually, Sam (Bob Martin, SLINGS AND ARROWS) comes to the rescue, offering Davina an unexpected sanctuary.  9 p.m. – GAME OF THRONES – Season 6, Episode 4 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/game-of-thrones/  10 p.m. – SILICON VALLEY – “Maleant Data Systems Solutions” The Pied Piper guys struggle to phone it in; Erlich faces competition; Monica (Amanda Crew) takes a stand; Gavin makes a decision about Nucleus.  10:30 p.m. – VEEP – Season 5, Episode 4 Selina rushes to the hospital while attempting to win the presidency. Amy and Dan discover the O’Brien (Brad Leland, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS) camp has staged a fake protest, and task Jonah and Richard with organizing their own pro-POTUS demonstration. Mike and Wendy (Kathy Najimy, KING OF THE HILL) meet with a potential surrogate. 11 p.m. – LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/last-week-tonight-john-oliver Friday, May 20: 11 p.m. – BANSHEE *Series Finale* Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/banshee/ Saturday, May 21: 8 p.m. – ALL THE WAY *Movie Premiere* A riveting behind-the-scenes look at President Lyndon B. Johnson's (Bryan Cranston, BREAKING BAD) tumultuous first year in office after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Staking his presidency on what would be an historic, unprecedented Civil Rights Act, Johnson finds himself caught between the moral imperative of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Anthony Mackie, The Hurt Locker) and the expectations of the southern Democratic Party leaders who brought Johnson to power. Sunday, May 22: 8:30 p.m. – SENSITIVE SKIN – Season 2, Episode 2 Davina is slowly adjusting to island life when she has a surprising encounter with an old friend whose wife happens to be infamous radio host Sarah Thorn (Mary Walsh, THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES). Davina accepts Sarah’s offer to attend her ‘voice’ workshop, which turns out to be a woman’s retreat for the disenfranchised. Her frustration grows, but when the workshop ends she finally finds her voice, and uses it to tell Sarah off.  9 p.m. – GAME OF THRONES – Season 6, Episode 5 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/game-of-thrones/  10 p.m. – SILICON VALLEY – “The Empty Chair” Richard lets his ego get in the way at an interview; Dinesh, Gilfoyle and Jared misplace hardware; Erlich pitches his plans to Big Head (Josh Brener).  10:30 p.m. – VEEP – “Thanksgiving” Selina celebrates Thanksgiving in her own special way. Ben (Kevin Dunn, CODE BLACK) and Kent manage a Thanksgiving Day crisis, deploying Tom James and VP Doyle (Phil Reeves, CASTLE) to make statements in Selina’s absence. Ben sends Dan to work for Tom James.  11 p.m. – LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/last-week-tonight-john-oliver Friday May, 27: 10 p.m. – REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/real-time-bill-maher/  12 midnight – VICE Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/vice/  Sunday, May 29: 8:30 p.m. – SENSITIVE SKIN – Season 2, Episode 3 Davina’s unconventional fashion choices catches the eye of a charming personal shopper who lives on the island. There's an immediate spark, and their afternoon together turns into a heady whirlwind romance which might just prove too good to be true.  9 p.m. – GAME OF THRONES – Season 6, Episode 6 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit: https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/game-of-thrones/ 10 p.m. – SILICON VALLEY – “Bachmanity Insanity” Richard’s new relationship is threatened by neuroses; Big Head and Erlich’s launch party has snags; Dinesh falls for a foreign coworker.  10:30 p.m. – VEEP – “C**tgate”  With the U.S. on the brink of a major financial meltdown, Selina must make an important decision. Jonah finds himself back in New Hampshire. Amy investigates the staff, and Catherine (Sarah Sutherland, THE NEWSROOM) tries to get time with Selina to share major news.  Monday, May 30: 9 p.m. – POETS OF HAVANA *Documentary Premiere* Renown Cuban musician Carlos Varela (Monedas al Aire) is one of the most influential and well-loved artists of his time. As he celebrates his 30th anniversary in poignant performances, viewers can discover his cultural, political, and social significance, his struggle for individual freedoms, and his efforts to build bridges between Cuba and the United States. Shot in Havana, with unique access, exclusive interviews, stunning concert, and insider backstage moments.

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