Posted May 1, 2023 • Last updated May 6, 2023

What's new on Canadian streaming & TV in May 2023?

Here's where and when to find new shows like "White House Plumbers", "FUBAR", "The Muppet Mayhem", and much more.

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It's the first of the month, which means it's time for our monthly summary of notable new programming coming to streaming services and TV channels in Canada. This takes place of our usual Watching This Week newsletter for this week.

One specific item we'd like to draw your attention to: it now appears that Universal Studios' longstanding pay-1 film output deal with Crave is winding down, in favour of a new accelerated-release deal with (at least) Prime Video Canada, closer to the structure that came into effect in the U.S. with Peacock and Prime Video in 2022. There was no similar announcement at the time (or since) regarding Canada.

We first saw a hint of this change in April with the Universal-produced direct-to-Peacock film Praise This appearing the same day in Canada on the Amazon service, and now it's been confirmed that the horror film M3GAN, which was released in theatres on January 6, will become available to stream for Prime Video subscribers four months later on May 6.

However, it seems there will be a transition period, as there are still 2022 Universal releases yet to arrive on streaming; we assume they'll continue to be added to Crave on the previous schedule, about ten months after theatrical release. For example, Minions 2 – released in theatres last July – is being added to Crave this coming month. This will likely continue for a few more months; we'd estimate that the last of these movies will be Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (released on December 21, 2022), which will likely arrive on Crave this September or October.

And in any case, Crave is continuing to licence content from NBCUniversal, having added more of that company's TV series like Friday Night Lights in recent months, and now adding The Office this month (on a non-exclusive basis alongside Netflix Canada).

With that, here are this month's listings. As ever, this is not intended as a complete list, but where practical we will provide links to fuller information. While we do mention a few reality and documentary shows and the like, our main focus is on notable scripted programming.

Scheduled release dates are those indicated by the providers and are subject to change. Prices are listed by WCIW for convenience, and are likewise subject to change. Listed prices do not include any applicable sales taxes, which vary by province. The web version of this post may be updated occasionally during the month, though we cannot commit to updating everything that might be added or changed.


Netflix costs between $5.99 (for Basic with Ads, with HD streaming on a single device at a tine) and $20.99 (for Premium, with ad-free multi-device 4K streaming) per month in Canada.

Netflix Canada posts its monthly listings on social media, including Twitter. Where necessary, we've cross-referenced against other sources.

Because of the sheer amount of content Netflix releases each month, we've are sometimes more judicious with the number of items listed compared to other services, so we encourage you to consult the full lists if you're waiting on a specific program. These lists also do not always cover all international programming available in Canada.

New programs are normally released at 3:00 a.m. ET (midnight PT) on the date indicated, unless otherwise noted.

Notable original series

  • Jewish Matchmaking (reality series based on the Indian Matchmaking format, this time with matchmaker Aleeza Ben Shalom) – Wednesday, May 3
  • Larva Family (children's animated series) – Thursday, May 4
  • Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story (prequel/spin-off of the ongoing Shondaland series, starring Golda Rosheuvel as the titular character) – Thursday, May 4
  • Spirit Rangers (season 2) – Monday, May 8
  • Ultraman (season 3 of the anime series) – Thursday, May 11
  • Black Knight (Korean sci-fi action series) – Friday, May 12
  • Mulligan (adult animated comedy series starring the voices of Nat Faxon, Chrissy Teigen, and Tina Fey) – Friday, May 12
  • Queer Eye (season 7) – Friday, May 12
  • Kitti Katz (children's animated superhero series) – Thursday, May 18
  • XO, Kitty (young adult dramedy series spun off from the To All the Boys... film series, starring Anna Cathcart) – Thursday, May 18
  • Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune (anime series) – Thursday, May 18
  • Selling Sunset (season 6) – Friday, May 19
  • Young, Famous & African (season 2) – Friday, May 19
  • The Creature Cases ("chapter 3") – Monday, May 22
  • The Ultimatum: Queer Love (spinoff of the 2022 reality series, hosted by JoAnna Garcia Swisher) – Wednesdays from May 24 to June 7
  • FUBAR (action series created by Nick Santora, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger) – Thursday, May 25
  • Barbecue Showdown (season 2) – Friday, May 26
  • I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (season 3) – Tuesday, May 30

Notable original (or exclusive-distribution "original") films

  • Royalteen: Princess Margrethe (sequel to the 2022 Netflix film Royalteen, starring Elli Müller Osborne) – Thursday, May 11
  • The Mother (action drama film starring Jennifer Lopez) – Friday, May 12
  • Blood & Gold (German war drama film) – Friday, May 26
  • Tin & Tina (Spanish horror film starring Milena Smit and Jaime Lorente) – Friday, May 26

Notable original documentary films or series

  • Missing: Dead or Alive? (true crime docuseries) – Wednesday, May 10
  • Anna Nicole Smith: You Don't Know Me (documentary about the actress who dies in 2007, directed by Ursula Macfarlane) – Tuesday, May 16
  • McGregor Forever (docuseries about Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor) – Wednesday, May 17
  • Working: What We Do All Day (docuseries about the meaning of work in the U.S., narrated by Barack Obama) – Wednesday, May 17
  • MerPeople (docuseries about underwater performers) – Tuesday, May 23
  • Victim/Suspect (documentary exploring the treatment of sexual assault accusers by police) – Tuesday, May 23

Notable comedy specials

  • Hannah Gadsby: Something Special – Tuesday, May 9
  • Wanda Sykes: I'm an Entertainer – Tuesday, May 23

Notable licensed programming

  • Meet the Parents trilogy (2000–2010) – Monday, May 1
  • The Flash (ninth and final season) – listed as Thursday, May 4, although the final episode doesn't air on The CW (U.S.) until Wednesday, May 24
  • Ted (2012) and Ted 2 (2015) – Tuesday, May 16
  • Jack Reacher (2012) and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) – Sunday, May 21


Disney+ currently costs $11.99 per month, or $119.99 per year, in Canada. Star, Disney's general entertainment hub which has offerings similar but not identical to Hulu in the U.S., is included at no extra charge in the Canadian service.

Disney+ sends its Canadian monthly listings to media outlets on its mailing list. Despite our efforts, we are not yet getting the Canadian listings, so we have to collate information from outside posts, the reliability of which we unfortunately cannot guarantee. New programs are normally released at 3:00 a.m. ET (midnight PT) on the date indicated, unless otherwise noted.

Notable premiere or new-release films and specials

  • Psy Summer Swag 2022 (concert film) – Wednesday, May 3
  • Entrelazados Live! (special based on the Argentinian Disney+ series) – Friday, May 5
  • Three Ways (direct-to-streaming sex comedy film presented by ESPN's Andscape brand, written and directed by Jamal Dedeaux, starring Andrea Lewis; released on Hulu in the U.S. in February) – Friday, May 5
  • Crater (direct-to-streaming Disney coming-of-age sci-fi film involving a group of friends who live in a lunar colony, starring Isaiah Russell-Bailey and Mckenna Grace) – Friday, May 12
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023 Marvel Studios superhero film and sequel to Ant-Man and the Wasp [2018], starring Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly) – Wednesday, May 17
  • White Men Can't Jump (direct-to-streaming remake of the 1992 20th Century sports comedy film of the same name, co-written and co-produced by Kenya Barris, starring Sinqua Walls and Jack Harlow) – Friday, May 19

Notable Disney+ original series

  • Ed Sheeran: The Sum of It All (music docuseries) – Wednesday, May 3
  • Star Wars: Visions ("volume 2") – Thursday, May 4
  • Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures (animated series also airing on Disney Junior) – Thursday, May 4
  • The Muppets Mayhem (comedy musical series centred on Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, starring Lilly Singh and Tahj Mowry) – Wednesday, May 10
  • American Born Chinese (action comedy series based on the Gene Luen Yang graphic novel, starring Michelle Yeoh, Ben Wang, and Ke Huy Quan) – Wednesday, May 24
  • Chip 'n' Dale: Park Life (season 2) – Wednesdays starting May 24
  • Entrelazados [Intertwined] (season 2) – Wednesday, May 24

Notable Star original series

  • Great Expectations (FX [on Hulu] / BBC co-produced adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel, starring Olivia Colman and Fionn Whitehead) – Fridays from April 28 to May 12 (two episodes weekly)
  • Planners (Argentinian drama series set inside an event planning agency, starring Celeste Cid) – Friday, May 5
  • Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi (season 2) – Friday, May 5
  • Dois Tempos [Two Times] (Brazilian body-switching comedy-drama series) – Wednesday, May 10
  • Class of '09 (streaming-exclusive FX drama series concerning a group of FBI agents, starring Brian Tyree Henry and Kate Mara) – Wednesdays starting May 10
  • Impuros (season 3 of the Brazilian crime drama series, released domestically in 2021) – Wednesday, May 10
  • Lambert contre Lambert: au nom de Vincent (French docuseries concerning the legal battle over the fate of Vincent Lambert) – Wednesday, May 10
  • Race (Korean drama series) – Wednesdays starting May 10
  • How I Met Your Father (season 2, part 2) – Tuesdays starting May 23
  • The Clearing (Australian psychological drama series starring Teresa Palmer and Miranda Otto) – Wednesdays starting May 24
  • Crazy Love (Korean romantic comedy series) – Wednesday, May 24
  • Dr. Romantic (season 3 of the Korean drama series) – Wednesday, May 24 (or sooner? listings are a bit ambiguous re premiere date)
  • Link: Eat, Love Kill (Korean romantic / fantasy drama series) – Wednesday, May 24
  • The Kardashians (season 3) – Thursdays starting May 25
  • Ashita, Watashi wa Dareka no Kanojo [Tomorrow, I'll Be Someone's Girlfriend] (season 2 of the Japanese drama series) – Tuesdays starting May 30
  • Aktris (Turkish crime drama series) – Wednesday, May 31
  • Ongoing, new episodes weekly: My Family (Wednesdays through May 17); Pandora: Beneath the Paradise (most Wednesdays); Saint X (Wednesdays); Tengoku Daimakyō (Saturdays)
  • Ongoing Fox animated series (Sundays, delayed from U.S. broadcast): Bob's Burgers, Family Guy, The Great North, The Simpsons

Notable library programming

  • Pose (third and final season of the 2018-21 FX series) – Wednesday, May 3
  • Queen Elizabeth II: A Royal Life (2022 special edition of ABC News' 20/20) – Friday, May 5
  • Homeland (eighth and final season of the 20th Television-produced Showtime series, previously on Crave in Canada) – Wednesday, May 10
  • Secrets of the Zoo: Tampa (season 4) – Wednesday, May 10
  • Abbott Elementary (season 2, previously aired on Global) – Wednesday, May 24
  • Secrets of the Elephants (Nat Geo docuseries co-produced by James Cameron) – Wednesday, May 24
  • Episodes added weekly: American Dad! (Tuesdays, one week after linear broadcast on Much)


Bell Media's Crave currently offers a single direct-subscription plan, which costs $19.99 per month. Prices and offerings may vary for existing subscribers or when subscribing through a TV provider.

Starz, which is also operated in Canada by Bell Media, is available as a $5.99 per month add-on to Crave's direct subscriptions, and is also available separately through Prime Video Channels, Apple TV Channels, and TV providers.

Crave's full list of arrivals is posted on Bell Media's press site. New programs are normally released at midnight ET on the date indicated (equivalent to 9:00 p.m. PT on the previous date), though some (including HBO Max programs) may be released at 3:00 a.m. ET, and others (including mainline HBO programs) are released simultaneously with their linear premieres at the indicated times. Specific release times listed below are in p.m. ET unless otherwise indicated.

Crave / Bell Media original programming

  • Shelved (season 1 of the CTV library-set sitcom series) – Friday, May 5
  • The Spencer Sisters (season 1 of the CTV drama series) – Friday, May 12
  • Sisters (Irish-Canadian comedy series written by and starring Susan Stanley and Sarah Goldberg, co-produced with RTÉ) – Wednesday, May 17
  • Letterkenny (special episode: "May 2-4") – Friday, May 19
  • Little Bird (limited series concerning a victim of the Sixties Scoop, starring Darla Contois, co-produced with APTN) – Fridays starting May 26
  • Dark Side of the Ring (season 4 of the docuseries co-produced with Vice Studios) – Tuesdays starting May 30
  • Ongoing, new episodes weekly: Evolving Vegan (season finale May 4)

HBO original programming

  • White House Plumbers (limited drama series concerning the Watergate scandal, starring Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux) – Mondays at 9:00 from May 1 to May 29
  • 1000% Me: Growing Up Mixed (documentary about mixed kids and families in the San Francisco Bay Area, directed by W. Kamau Bell) – Tuesday, May 2 at 9:00
  • Angel City (three-part docuseries about the Los Angeles-based National Women's Soccer League club Angel City FC) – streaming Tuesday, May 16; *airs on HBO linear channel May 16-18 at 9:00
  • Love to Love You, Donna Summer (documentary about the musician, directed by Roger Ross Williams) – Saturday, May 20 at 8:00
  • Reality (original film regarding the arrest of American intelligence specialist Reality Winner, written and directed by Tina Satter, starring Sydney Sweeney) – Monday, May 29 at 10:05
  • Ongoing, new episodes weekly: A Black Lady Sketch Show (Fridays at 11:00 through May 19); 100 Foot Wave (Sundays at 8:00 through May 21); Succession (Sundays at 9:00 through May 28 [series finale]); Barry (Sundays at 10:00 through May 28 [series finale]); Somebody Somewhere (Sundays at 10:30 through May 28 [two-episode season finale])
  • Weekly topical programming (new episodes air "live" on the HBO linear channel and are posted on-demand the next day): Real Time with Bill Maher (Fridays at 10:00 except May 27); Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Sundays at 11:00 except May 7 and 28)

HBO Max original programming

  • The Other Two (season 3 of the Paramount-produced comedy series) – Thursdays starting May 4
  • Ongoing, new episodes weekly: Fired on Mars (Thursdays through May 11); Love & Death (Thursdays through May 25)

Showtime original programming

  • Vice (season 4) – Sundays starting May 7 (except one episode on Friday, May 19 instead of May 21)
  • Ongoing, new episodes weekly: Couples Therapy (Fridays through May 26); Yellowjackets (Fridays through May 26)
  • Weekly topical programming (new episodes air "live" on Crave 1 and are posted on-demand the next day):

New / recent release movies

  • Amsterdam (2022 mystery comedy thriller written and directed by David O. Russell, starring Christian Bale and Margot Robbie, via 20th Century; already available on Disney+) – Friday, May 5
  • Brian and Charles (2022 British comedy drama directed by Jim Archer and starring David Earl and Chris Hayward, based on their 2017 short film of the same name, via Universal/Focus) – Friday, May 5
  • The Price of Fitting In (2021 made-for-Lifetime drama film) – Friday, May 5
  • Rogue Agent (2022 British mystery-drama film starring James Norton and Gemma Arterton, via Elevation) – Friday, May 12
  • The Father (2020 British-French psychological drama film starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman, via Elevation; previously on Prime Video) – Friday, May 12
  • Bullet Proof (2022 action film, via Lionsgate; already on Starz) – Friday, May 19
  • Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022 Illumination animated film and sequel to the 2015 Despicable Me prequel Minions, starring the voice of Steve Carrell, via Universal) – Friday, May 19
  • R.I.P.D. 2: Rise of the Damned (direct-to-video prequel to the 2013 film, starring Jeffrey Donovan, via Universal) – Friday, May 19
  • Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (2022 biographical musical drama film, starring Naomi Ackie and Stanley Tucci, via Sony) – Friday, May 19
  • Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023 DC superhero film and sequel to 2019 film Shazam!, starring Zachary Levi and Asher Angel, via Warner Bros.) – Tuesday, May 23
  • Marvelous and the Black Hole (2022 comedy film starring Miya Cech and Rhea Perlman, via FilmRise) – Friday, May 26
  • Minari (2021 drama film, via Elevation/A24; previously on Prime Video) – Friday, May 26

Other notable licensed programming

  • The Office (complete 2005–13 U.S. sitcom series starring Steve Carrell et al., via Universal; also remains available on Netflix in Canada) – Monday, May 1
  • Digman! (season 1 of the Comedy Central adult animated sitcom starring Andy Samberg) – Friday, May 12
  • RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars (season 8, this season featuring past Canada's Drag Race contestant Jimbo) – Fridays starting May 12
  • Ongoing, new episodes weekly: The Voice (Tuesdays through May 23, then season finale May 24); Mrs. Davis (Thursdays through May 18); Tooning Out the News (Fridays through May 19)

Notable new programming on Starz

  • Run the World (season 2) – Fridays starting May 26
  • Ongoing, new episodes weekly: Blindspotting (Fridays through May 26); Power Book Ⅱ: Ghost (Fridays through May 26)

Prime Video

Amazon's streaming service, Prime Video, is only available in Canada as part of an Amazon Prime membership, which is $9.99 per month or $99.00 per year, with a one-month trial available in most areas for first-time subscribers. More programs may be available through add-on channels at additional monthly costs.

Prime Video's full monthly listings for Canada are emailed directly to us, among other media outlets.

Original (or exclusive Canadian distribution) programming

  • Jimmy O. Yang: Guess How Much? (stand-up comedy special) – Tuesday, May 2
  • ¡Hasta la madre del día de las madres! [Mother's Day] (Mexican comedy film starring Gala Montes and Michel Duval) – Friday, May 5
  • ONE Fight Night 10: Johnson vs. Moraes Ⅲ (combat sports event) – Saturday, May 6
  • Hello Kitty: Super Style! (season 3) – Wednesday, May 10
  • La Vida Despues del Reality (Colombian comedy series) – Wednesday, May 10
  • Dahaad [Roar] (Indian drama series starring Sonakshi Sinha) – Thursday, May 11
  • De viaje con los Derbez (season 3) – Friday, May 12
  • The Men's Club New Chapter (continuation of the 2018–20 Nigerian series) – Friday, May 12
  • Igor Guimarães comedy special – Saturday, May 13
  • Zarna Gang: One in a Billion (stand-up comedy special) – Tuesday, May 16
  • Modern Love Chennai (India-set spinoff of the anthology series) – Wednesday, May 17
  • The Ferragnez (season 2) – Thursday, May 18
  • James May: Oh Cook (season 2) – Wednesday, May 24
  • A+ (appears to be an Indonesian miniseries) – Thursday, May 25
  • Der Greif [The Gryphon] (German fantasy series based on the novel, starring Jeremias Meyer, Zoran Pingel, and Lea Drinda) – Friday, May 26
  • Libre de Reir (Mexican drama series) – Friday, May 26

New- or recent-release films

  • Poker Face (2022 action film starring Russell Crowe, via VVS; not related to the Natasha Lyonne series) – Friday, May 5 [listing added May 6]
  • Triangle of Sadness (2022 European dark comedy film written and directed by Ruben Östlund, starring Harris Dickinson, Charlbi Dean, and Woody Harrelson, via Elevation/Neon) – Friday, May 5
  • M3GAN (2023 sci-fi horror film starring Allison Williams and Violet McGraw, via Universal) – Saturday, May 6
  • Collide (2022 thriller film starring Ryan Phillippe, Kat Graham, and Jim Gaffigan, via VVS) – Sunday, May 7
  • Moonage Daydream (2022 documentary about David Bowie and authorized by his estate, directed by Brett Morgen, via Elevation/Neon, despite the involvement of HBO [which aired the film in the U.S. on Apr. 29] as a co-producer) – Wednesday, May 10
  • The Enforcer (2022 action film starring Antonio Banderas and Kate Bosworth, via VVS) – Friday, May 12
  • The Legend & Butterfly (2023 Japanese drama film) – Friday, May 12
  • Veeran (most likely the 2023 Indian Tamil-language film) – Monday, May 15
  • Neelavelicham (2023 Indian drama film) – Thursday, May 18
  • The Whale (2022 psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and based on the play by Samuel D. Hunter, starring Brendan Fraser, via Elevation/A24) – Friday, May 19
  • Ram (presumably the 2023 Indian action film) – Saturday, May 20
  • Bholaa (2023 Indian action-adventure film) – Wednesday, May 24
  • Cold Pursuit (2019 action film starring Liam Neeson, via Elevation) – Thursday, May 25
  • Battle on Buka Street (2022 Nigerian comedy-drama film) – Friday, May 26
  • The Offering (a.k.a. The Devil's Offering, 2023 horror-thriller film via VVS) – Friday, May 26
  • Women Talking (2022 drama film directed by Sarah Polley and based on the novel by Miriam Toews, starring Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, and Frances McDormand, via MGM/Orion) – Sunday, May 28
  • Hustle (probably the 2021 Nigerian film, unless of course Amazon meant the 2019 film The Hustle, but certainly not the 2022 Adam Sandler Netflix film) – Tuesday, May 30
  • In Bed with the Pedros (Nigerian film) – Tuesday, May 30
  • Rodéo [Stampede] (2023 French-language Canadian drama film directed and co-written by Joëlle Desjardins Paquette,  starring Maxime Le Flaguais and Lilou Roy-Lanouette, via Entract) – Tuesday, May 30
  • Sistá (2022 Nigerian drama film) – Tuesday, May 30
  • Tiger's Tail (2022 Nigerian drama film) – Tuesday, May 30

Notable licensed programming

  • Poker Face (presumably season 1 of the Peacock series starring Natasha Lyonne previously released in Canada on Citytv+) – Friday, May 5 [this turned out to be an unrelated 2022 film, see update above]
  • Ride on Time (season 5 of the Japanese docuseries) – Thursday, May 11


CBC Gem is free to watch with ads; an ad-free Premium subscription, which adds access to CBC News Network and early access to certain programs, is available for $4.99 per month. Programs that premiere on the over-the-air CBC Television network are also listed in this section.

CBC Gem's monthly listings are posted in full on the CBC's media website. Other than programs marked as "original" or "premiere", programs may have aired previously in Canada on other services. Indicated premiere dates include seasons that roll out either (a) all at once for all users, (b) weekly for all users, or (c) all at once for Premium subscribers but weekly for other users – the CBC's listings do not distinguish between the cases.

Notable Canadian programming

  • House Special (docuseries about roadside Chinese-Canadian restaurants) – Monday, May 1
  • On My Way Out: The Secret Life of Nani and Popi (2018 short documentary about two Holocaust survivors) – Monday, May 1
  • Adrienne Arsenault Reports (new edition with interview of Princess Anne) – Tuesday, May 2
  • Malcom is Missing (Documentary Channel true-crime documentary) – Friday, May 5
  • Love, Leymo (short film "visual letter" from a young autistic Black man to his deceased mother) – Wednesday, May 10
  • Digi-Art (original short-form docuseries about the intersection of art and technology) – Monday, May 29

Notable premiere international programmg

  • Fiddler's Journey to the Big Screen (2021 documentary about the making of the 1971 film version of Fiddler on the Roof) – Monday, May 1
  • Hidden Letters (documentary about the Nüshu language, used exclusively by women in parts of China) – Monday, May 1
  • Ravi Patel's Pursuit of Happiness (2020 CNN-produced HBO Max docuseries not previously aired in Canada) – Monday, May 1
  • The Real Crown: Inside the House of Windsor (British docuseries) – Wednesday, May 3
  • Alt du elsker [Everything You Love] (Norwegian drama series) – Friday, May 19
  • Colin & Justin's Hotel from Hell (British docuseries set at a Nova Scotia hotel) – Friday, May 26

Other notable international programming

  • Lucky Grandma (2019 comedy-drama film, previously on Crave) – Wednesday, May 3
  • Harlots (season 1 of the 2017–19 British period drama series) – Friday, May 5
  • Animal Control (season 1 of the Fox sitcom starring Joel McHale, via Fox Entertainment's Canadian distributor Incendo; not previously picked up by any other Canadian broadcaster but has been available in Canada through Fox affiliates on cable) – Friday, May 12
  • Jamie: Keep Cooking and Carry On (2020 Jamie Oliver series) – Wednesday, May 17
  • Tulipani: Love, Honour, and a Bicycle (2017 Dutch-Italian-Canadian film) – Friday, May 19


The streaming service from Paramount Global (previously ViacomCBS) is available in Canada for $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year, directly through its own website and apps, or as a channel on Prime Video and Apple TV. Due to Paramount's prior licensing agreements, the programming available in Canada has often been more restricted than American or other international versions of the service, though more programs have been added over time.

We receive monthly listings for Paramount+ from the service's Canadian representatives.

Notable original programming

  • FBI True (Canadian-produced docuseries about the U.S. agency, loosely connected to the ongoing FBI drama series franchise) – Friday, May 5
  • Last King of the Cross (Australian drama series based on the autobiography of Sydney nightclub owner John Ibrahim, starring Lincoln Younes and Tim Roth) – Friday, May 5
  • Uno Para Morir [Death's Roulette] (Mexican thriller film) – Friday, May 5
  • Der Scheich [The Sheikh] (German drama series) – Thursday, May 11
  • Fool Me (special – limited information available) – Thursday, May 11
  • The Family Stallone (reality series about Sylvester Stallone, his wife and daughters) – Wednesdays starting May 17
  • Blowing LA (hair salon reality series, released on Paramount+ UK in December) – Wednesdays starting May 17
  • Francesco il Cantico (Italian special featuring a reading of the Canticle of the Sun by St. Francis of Assisi, hosted by Roberto Benigni) – Wednesday, May 17
  • No Escape (British series based on the Lucy Clarke novel originally titled The Blue, starring Abigail Lawrie and Rhianne Barreto) – Thursday, May 18
  • Star Trek: Discovery (season 4, previously aired in Canada in 2021–22 on CTV Sci-Fi and Crave) – Friday, May 19
  • Corpo Libero [The Gymnasts] (Italian sports drama series) – Friday, May 26
  • Ongoing, new episodes weekly: Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies (Thursdays); Fatal Attraction (Sundays); Rabbit Hole (season finale Sunday, May 7)

Showtime original programming

  • The 12th Victim (docuseries about the 1958 Charles Starkweather and Caril Ann Fugate murder case, released on Showtime U.S. this past winter) – Friday, May 12
  • 2nd Chance (documentary about the inventor of the modern-day bulletproof vest, released on Showtime U.S. on Apr. 7) – Friday, May 12
  • Nothing Lasts Forever (documentary about DeBeers and the diamond industry; released on Showtime U.S. in February) – Friday, May 12
  • Ghosts of Beirut (miniseries about the manhunt for Imad Mughniyeh, starring Dermot Mulroney and Dina Shihabi) – Fridays starting May 19
  • Ongoing, new episodes weekly: Waco: The Aftermath (Fridays through May 12)

New- or recent-release films

  • Scream Ⅵ (2023 Paramount slasher film and sequel to Scream [2022], with a large ensemble cast including Courteney Cox) – Tuesday, Apr. 25* (announced day of release)
  • Spontaneous (2020 Paramount film) – Tuesday, May 9
  • The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019 film, via Roadside Attractions) – Tuesday, May 9
  • The Upside (2019 film, via Elevation) – Tuesday, May 9
  • Rocketman (2019 Paramount film) – Tuesday, May 16
  • Unseen (2023 direct-to-video Paramount / Blumhouse horror film starring Midori Francis, available on MGM+ in the U.S.) – Friday, May 19
  • Afghan Dreamers (2022 documentary about an all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan) – Tuesday, May 23
  • The Fire that Took Her (MTV Documentary Films true-crime doc about the attempted murder of Judy Malinowski) – Tuesday, May 23
  • The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (2019 Canadian film, via LevelFilm) – Tuesday, May 30

Notable library programming

  • Rambo film series (First Blood [1982] through Rambo [2008]) – Tuesday, May 2
  • Young Dylan (season 3, part 2) – Tuesday, May 2
  • The Patrick Star Show (additional season 1 episodes) – Tuesday, May 23
  • Arrival (2016 Paramount film) – Friday, May 26
  • Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years (additional season 1 episodes) – Friday, May 26
  • Danger Force (at least part of the Nickelodeon series that began in 2020) – Tuesday, May 30
  • Three specials featuring musician George Michael (A Different Story, Freedom Uncut, and Live in London) – Wednesday, May 31

Notable new programming elsewhere

Compiled from a variety of public media resources as well as listings emailed directly to WCIW.

Linear television (with streaming options where available)

  • Multiple networks and streaming services: Coronation of King Charles Ⅲ and Queen Camilla (Saturday, May 6, starting early morning)
  • CTV2: Jeopardy! Masters ("Champions League-style" competition among the quiz show's recent top players – most weeknights from May 8 to 24)
  • Citytv (also on Citytv+): Bachelor in Paradise Canada (season 2 – Mondays starting May 8)
  • Showcase (also on StackTV): Bupkis (Peacock comedy series starring Pete Davidson – Thursdays starting May 25); Code 404 (season 3 – Thursdays starting May 25)
  • W Network (also on StackTV): Funny Woman (Sky UK comedy series based on a Nick Hornby novel starring Gemma Arterton – Thursdays starting May 11); Everyone Else Burns (British sitcom starring Simon Bird and Kate O'Flynn – Mondays starting May 29)
  • National Geographic (also on StackTV): A Small Light (limited series about the family of Anne Frank, starring Liev Schreiber – Mondays starting May 1; note that only one episode will air weekly in Canada vs. two weekly in the U.S.)
  • FX (also on Citytv+) – not yet confirmed for Canada but expected based on U.S. scheduling: The Secrets of Hillsong (docuseries – May 19 and 26); Mayans M.C. (season 5 – Wednesdays starting May 25)
  • CTV Life: Listing Large (real estate reality series – Thursdays starting May 11)
  • Discovery (in free preview on most TV providers May 4-30): Naked and Afraid: Last One Standing (Sundays starting May 7); Race to Survive Alaska (Mondays starting May 8); Deadliest Catch (season 19 – Mondays starting May 8); Bush Wreck Rescue (Western Canada-set docuseries – Wednesdays starting May 17); Street Outlaws: Locals Only (Fridays starting May 19); Maritime Masters: Expedition Antarctica (docuseries focusing on the Scenic cruise line – Fridays starting May 19); Aussie Gold Hunters: Mine SOS (Tuesdays starting May 23); East Harbour Heroes (Newfoundland-set docuseries – Mondays starting May 29)
  • Animal Planet (in free preview on most TV providers May 4-30): Pets & Pickers (season 2 – Saturdays starting May 6)
  • Investigation Discovery (in free preview on most TV providers May 4-30): Somebody's Hiding Something (true crime docuseries – Fridays starting May 12); Homicide Hunter: American Detective (season 3 – Sundays starting May 14)
  • AMC (also available via AMC+ on Prime Video and Apple TV): Fear the Walking Dead (season 8, part 1 – Thursdays starting May 11 on AMC+, Sundays starting May 14 on AMC linear channel)
  • Super Channel (also available as a channel on Prime Video and Apple TV): Thunder: The Life and Death of Arturo Gatti (docuseries – streaming/on-demand May 1, Sundays starting May 14 on Fuse); Mystic (season 3 – Sundays starting May 7 on Heart & Home); see premieres listing on the service's website for additional premieres

Streaming services

  • AMC+ (available on Prime Video and Apple TV): Happy Valley (season 3 – Mondays starting May 22; also on Acorn TV)
  • Apple TV+: Harriet the Spy (season 2 – Friday, May 5); Silo (drama series based on Hugh Howey novels – Fridays starting May 5); City on Fire (drama series based on the novel – Fridays starting May 12); Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie (documentary – May 12); High Desert (dark comedy series starring Patricia Arquette and Matt Dillon – Wednesdays starting May 17); Stillwater (season 3 – May 19); Prehistoric Planet (season 2 – episodes released daily May 22-26); Platonic (comedy series starring Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen – Wednesdays starting May 24)
  • BritBox (also available as a channel on Prime Video and Apple TV): Arthur: A Life with the Royal Family (documentary about a royal photographer – May 1); ITV News coverage of the coronation (May 6); The Ghost of Richard Harris (documentary about the actor – May 9); Peter O'Toole – Along the Sky Road to Aqaba (documentary about the actor – May 9); various past works starring Harris or O'Toole including Camelot, Goodbye Mr. Chips, and The Cassandra Crossing (all May 9); Rough Diamond (a.k.a. Diamond Geezer – 2005 pilot telefilm only – May 11); The Tower 2: Death Message (miniseries – May 16); The Cleaner (season 2 – May 31)
  • Discovery+: no explicit May announcement, but some new programming likely to launch alongside Max U.S. on May 23

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