Summer is almost over (don’t shoot the messenger) but the good news is that this means the return of award-winning TV shows. Fan favourite dramas Ballers, The Affair and The Deuce are set to take their final bows in September, but not before going out on a high with their senior seasons.
September also brings blockbuster movies to Crave, including Oscar-winner The Favourite and tiny, plastic box office gold The Lego Movie: The Second Part. Also get ready for an influx of riveting docu-series this month, with something for true-crime viewers, political-aficionados and everyone in between.
Check out the must-watch series and movies coming to Crave in September.
‘The Deuce,’ ‘The Favourite’ and more great titles coming to Crave in September
BALLERS, Season 5New episodes every Sunday at 10:30 p.m. ET. The upcoming fifth season of Ballers will be the final in the football drama and the show about professional players and their lives of excessive is going out with a touchdown. (We’re so sporty.) Dwayne Johnson returns as Spencer Strasmore, a retired NFL player whose dreams are as big as his biceps. Come for The Rock, stay for scene-stealers Rob Corddry, London Brown and Golden Globe nominee John David Washington.Crave
THE FAVOURITESeptember 6 Director Yorgos Lanthimos’ weird and wonderful The Favourite was a critical darling upon its 2018 release, earning 10 Academy Award nominations and an Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe for lead actor Olivia Colman. The film tells the story of Queen Anne (Colman), whose affection is split, and much battled for, between her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) and servant Abigail (Emma Stone). It’s brilliant and strange and we need these three women in a movie together again, stat.Fox Searchlight
COUPLE’S THERAPYSeptember 6 If you have a voyeuristic streak, you’re going to love the new docu-series Couple’s Therapy. Viewers get to be a fly on the wall as world-class therapist Dr. Orna Guralnik guides real-life couples through breakdowns and breakthroughs, showcasing the success of her work as well as the emotional toll it takes on Guralnik as she helps others deal with such sensitive, private issues.SHOWTIME
The Deuce Season 3New episodes every Monday at 9 p.m. ET starting September 9 The Deuce is once again time-hopping for its third and final season, this time to 1985. Documenting the history of pornography, Season 3 points its lens on the advent of the VHS tape, the cleaning up of New York City’s then-seedy Time’s Square, and the beginning of the AIDS epidemic. James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal return to lead the ensemble series, which takes a gritty and gripping look at what NYC used to be.HBO
IN THE SHADOW OF THE TOWERS: STUYVESANT HIGH ON 9/11September 11 The terrorist act of 9/11 forever changed New York City and the world. While we often think of the office workers in the Twin Towers, it’s easy to forget that just down the street were daycare centers, elementary and high schools. In the new documentary In the Shadow of the Towers, the former students of Stuyvesant High School remember what it was like to be only a few blocks away from the Twin Towers on 9/11, with the now-adults looking back on how knee-jerk racism gave way to resilience as New York City, and the world, started to heal.HBO
ROOM 104, Season 3New episodes every Wednesday at 11 p.m. starting September 11. Do you ever check into a motel room and think, 'If these walls could talk’?’ In Mark and Jay Duplass' series Room 104, new motel guests check in every episode and their unique, funny, sad and sometimes terrifying stories are told within four walls. Maybe bring your own pillowcase next time.Crave
RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE, Seasons 1- 11September 13 ICYMI, the first 11 seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race are coming to Crave. Watch as the world’s best Drag Queens lip sync for their lives to stave off the competition and the threat of having to sashay away in front of a panel of celebrity judges. Catch up on RuPaul’s Drag Race before Drag Race Canada premieres on Crave later this year.Crave
Murder In The BayouSeptember 13 Something is going on in Jennings, Louisiana. In the riveting new five-part documentary, the unsolved murders of eight local women are examined, with cameras placed squarely on local police, friends and family members of the victims. Portraying a small town plagued by violent sex and drugs, the docu-series is unflinching but ensures that the women who lost their lives are not forgotten. Fans of Making A Murderer and The Jinx will instantly be hooked on Murder in the Bayou.SHOWTIME
RAMY, Season 1September 15 Created, produced and starring Ramy Youssef, the new dramedy Ramy features Youssef’s semi-autobiographical Ramy Hassan, a first-generation Egyptian-American who finds that adulthood hasn’t brought him the clarity he hoped it would. Ramy navigates what it means to be a Muslim, an American, and an adult in a series that both young and older viewers will find relatable.Crave
THE LEGO MOVIE: THE SECOND PARTSeptember 20 Every few years, a kid’s movie comes out that's so good it can be enjoyed by adults without guilt or compromise. The Lego Movie: The Second Part is one of those films (we call it a film because it’s mature). The all-star cast includes Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish, Charlie Day and Will Ferrell. See! They’re all adults. It’s totally cool to watch this movie even if you don’t have kids.Warner Bros.
THE CIRCUS, Season 4September 22 If you can’t get enough of U.S. politics, The Circus is a must-see. The documentary series is back for a fourth season, with cameras gaining unprecedented access to the Trump administration. Find out what’s really going on in the White House, and then think of all the ways you could do a much, much, MUCH better job of running the United States.SHOWTIME