PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN
Nothing in Cassie's life is what it appears to be -- she's wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning, and she's living a secret double life by night. Now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs from the past.
Hunted by the fearsome warrior Sub-Zero, MMA fighter Cole Young finds sanctuary at the temple of Lord Raiden. Training with experienced fighters Liu Kang, Kung Lao and the rogue mercenary Kano, Cole prepares to stand with Earth's greatest champions to take on the enemies from Outworld in a high-stakes battle for the universe.
NEWS OF THE WORLD
Five years after the end of the Civil War, Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd crosses paths with a 10-year-old girl taken by the Kiowa people. Forced to return to her aunt and uncle, Kidd agrees to escort the child across the harsh and unforgiving plains of Texas. However, the long journey soon turns into a fight for survival as the traveling companions encounter danger at every turn -- both human and natural.
When students in their high school inexplicably start to explode, seniors Mara and Dylan struggle to survive in a world where each moment may be their last. As an unexpected romance blossoms between them, they soon discover that when tomorrow is no longer promised, they can finally start living for today.
BITCHIN': THE SOUND AND FURY OF RICK JAMES
Sacha Jenkins (WU-TANG CLAN: OF MICS AND MEN), the documentary is a raw and intimate look at the “Super Freak” singer, charting his soaring artistic success and eventual personal decline. Blazing new trails in American music and global culture in the ’70s and ’80s as a songwriter, performer, and producer, James collaborated with Canadian luminaries such as Joni Mitchell and Neil Young, who he would later collaborate with on the R&B band The Mynah Birds. Featuring rare footage of James’ incredible live shows, never-before-seen home videos, original interviews with legendary artists, collaborators and friends, and a treasure trove of recorded interviews with James (who died in 2004), the documentary presents a full picture of James’ dramatic rise and fall, focusing in on the “Punk-Funk” music he left behind.
Emmy Award® winner Jeff Daniels (THE COMEY RULE, THE NEWSROOM) and Emmy Award nominee Maura Tierney (THE AFFAIR, YOUR HONOR), AMERICAN RUST tells the story of survival and transcendence through the eyes of complicated and compromised Del Harris (Daniels), Chief of Police of a Pennsylvania Rust Belt town, full of good people making bad choices. When news of a murder rips through the town, Harris must decide what lengths he is willing to take to protect the son of the woman he loves (Tierney). New episodes dropping Sundays at 10 p.m. ET.
BILLIONS: S5 PART 2
Emmy® winners Paul Giamatti (JOHN ADAMS) and Damian Lewis (BAND OF BROTHERS), the second half of Season 5 sees the presence of powerful billionaire Mike Prince (Corey Stoll, House of Cards) send ripples through Axe Capital and gives Chuck Rhodes (Giamatti) a potential new weapon in his fight against Bobby Axelrod (Lewis). Alliances form, get ripped apart and form anew, and everyone from Taylor (Asia Kate Dillion, Orange is the New Black) to Wendy (Maggie Siff, Sons of Anarchy) gets roped into the conflict, which comes very close to destroying all they hold dear. BILLIONS follows a weekly release schedule, with new episodes dropping Sundays at 9 p.m. ET.
BACK TO LIVE: S2
Season 2 picks up six weeks after an optimistic Miri (Daisy Haggard, EPISODES) leaves prison. Her probation officer, Janice (Jo Martin, Doctor Who), has gotten her a trial shift at the supermarket. Miri and her neighbour Billy (Adeel Akhtar, Utopia) have been spending more time together, and she’s even found her hair crimper. However, Miri’s not talking to her mother Caroline (Geraldine James, Downton Abbey) after the revelation that she was having an affair with Miri’s ex-boyfriend Dom (Jamie Michie, Borderline), and she’ll need a lot of shifts at the supermarket before she can afford to move out. She’s also avoiding her best friend Mandy (Christine Bottomley, DOMINIA) after learning that Mandy’s secret affair with Lara’s father led to Lara’s death all those years ago. Things are about to get a whole lot worse with the arrival of Lara’s mother, Norah, who is still grieving her daughter. It is clear that Miri cannot escape her past. New episodes dropping Mondays at 10 p.m. ET.
SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE
The five-episode limited series explores love, hatred, desire, monogamy, marriage, and divorce through the lens of a contemporary American couple. Mira (Jessica Chastain) is a confident, ambitious tech executive left unfulfilled by her marriage, and Jonathan (Oscar Isaac) is a cerebral and accommodating philosophy professor desperate to keep their relationship intact. The series observes the full complexity of Jonathan and Mira as individuals who ultimately know their marriage isn’t being torn apart by any one event or flaw, resulting in a radically honest series that allows the audience to eavesdrop on private conversations between two people torn between feelings of hate and love. New episodes streaming Sundays at 9 p.m. ET.
DOOM PATROL: S3
Season 3 opens on the culmination of Dorothy’s (Abi Monterey) confrontation with the Candlemaker that leads to a devastating loss. Each member of the Doom Patrol struggles to face who they are and who they want to be. Things get a whole lot more complicated when Madame Rouge (Michelle Gomez, THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT) arrives in a time machine with a very specific mission, if only she could remember it. Two back-to-back episodes will stream on weeks one and two, then the series will follow a weekly release schedule with one episode dropping Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. ET on Crave and one episode airing at 10 p.m. ET on CTV Sci-Fi Channel.