New on Crave: What’s Streaming in August 2020

new on crave august 2020

HBO Max film An American Pickle is this month’s big Crave premiere. The Seth Rogen comedy makes its debut on Thursday, August 6.

An American Pickle follows an immigrant worker at pickle factory who is accidentally preserved for 100 years after falling into a vat of brine. He awakens in modern-day Brooklyn and goes to stay with his great-grandson Ben.

HBO’s Lovecraft Country premieres on Crave on Sunday, August 16 at 9 p.m. ET. From Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams, the new drama series follows Atticus Freeman as he journeys with his childhood friend and his uncle on a road trip from Chicago across 1950s Jim Crow American in search of his missing father, Montrose. The search-and-rescue soon turns into a struggle of survival – to overcome racist terrors of white America and monstrous creatures. The series stars Jurnee Smollett (Birds of Prey), Jonathan Majors (Da 5 Bloods), Abbey Lee (Mad Max: Fury Road), Jada Harris (The Resident), Wunmi Mosaku (Fantastic Beasts) and Michael Kenneth Williams (Boardwalk Empire).

Showtime’s We Hunt Together premieres on Sunday, August 9 at 10 p.m. ET. The six-episode drama explores the intoxication of sexual attraction and the dangerous powers of emotional manipulation as two detectives (Eve Myles and Babou Ceesay) track down a pair of deadly killers (Hermione Corfield and Dipo Ola).

New Episodes and Specials from HBO

  • The Swamp (Documentary) – Now streaming
  • Perry Mason – Sundays at 9 p.m. ET (Season finale on August 9)
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – Sundays at 11 p.m. (streaming and on demand the next morning)
  • I May Destroy You – Mondays at 9 p.m. ET (Season finale on August 24)
  • Real Time with Bill Maher – Fridays at 11 p.m. ET (streaming and on demand the next morning)
  • Room 104 – Fridays at 11 p.m. ET
  • Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn (Documentary) – Wednesday, August 12 at 9 p.m.
  • Lovecraft Country – Sundays at 9 p.m. ET beginning August 16
  • The Vow – Sundays at 10 p.m. ET beginning August 23

New Episodes and Specials from Showtime

  • The Chi – Sundays at 9 p.m. ET (Season finale airs August 23)
  • We Hunt Together – Sundays at 10 p.m. ET beginning August 9
  • Desus & Mero – Sundays and Thursdays at 11 p.m. ET
  • The Circus – Sundays at 8 p.m. ET beginning August 16
  • Love Fraud – Sundays at 9 p.m. ET beginning August 30

New Episodes and Specials on STARZ

  • P-Valley – Sundays at 10 p.m. ET
  • The Quarry – Friday, August 7

Movie Premieres

  • Jojo Rabbit (August 1)
  • An American Pickle (August 6)
  • Run This Town (August 7)
  • No Good Deed (August 7)
  • Les Miserables (2019; August 14)
  • Seberg (August 14)
  • The Assistant (August 21)
  • Birds of Prey — and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn (August 21)
  • Within These Walls (August 28)
  • Ordinary Love (August 28)
  • Richard Jewell (August 28)
  • Bombshell (August 28)

Additional Highlighted Programming

  • Canada’s Drag Race – Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET
  • Crossing Swords – Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET
  • Star Trek: Lower Decks – Thursdays beginning August 6
  • The Bold and the Beautiful (New episodes added weekly, click here for more)

Check out what else is streaming in Canada in The TV Watercooler’s Streaming Guide.


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Jeevan Brar is a digital content producer and freelance entertainment writer based in Toronto. Jeevan has managed The TV Watercooler since 2008, the Canadian blog has focused on daytime soaps, primetime hits and reality TV guilty pleasures. The blog has also connected Canadian soap fans with exclusive interviews with the cast of enduring daytime dramas The Young and the Restless, Days of our Lives, General Hospital and The Bold and the Beautiful. 'Like' The TV Watercooler on Facebook. You can also follow Jeevan on Twitter and Google+.

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