The following are the newest television series, specials and movies that will premiere this week or are already available to stream.
The Last of Us
Game of Thrones’ Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey star in The Last of Us, based on the critically acclaimed video game. The HBO series takes place 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed. Joel (Pascal), a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie (Ramsey), a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon becomes a brutal and heartbreaking journey as they both must traverse the U.S. and depend on each other for survival. The series also stars Anna Torv, Merle Dandridge, Nico Parker, Murray Bartlett, Nick Offerman, Melanie Lynskey, Lamar Johnson, Storm Reid, and Rutina Wesley.
The nine-episode first season of The Last of Us was filmed in Alberta and will air and stream Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on Crave and HBO beginning January 15.
The second season of Showtime’s Your Honor is now streaming on Crave and will also air this Sunday, Jan. 15 on Crave. Joining Bryan Cranston in the new season are Rosie Perez, Margo Martindale, and Amy Landecker. New episodes stream on Fridays and air on Sundays.
Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song
The definitive exploration of Canadian singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen, as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned song, “Hallelujah.” The 2022 doc weaves together three creative strands: the songwriter and his times; the song’s dramatic journey from record label reject to chart-topping hit; and moving testimonies from major recording artists for whom the song has become a personal touchstone. Premieres Jan. 16 on Crave.
Matthew Mcfadyen (Succession) and Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard) star in ITV’s Stonehouse – the true story of British minister John Stonehouse faked his own death in November 1974 in an attempt to avoid disgracing his own reputation. The three-part series debuts on BritBox on Jan. 17.
CBC and CBC Gem’s new heartwarming docuseries focused on the Singh family, who have been operating the iconic bridal shop, Chandan Fashion, in Toronto’s Little India for the last 37 years. Bollywed shines a fascinating light on the booming and glamorous world of Bollywood culture and fashion, and offers an authentic glimpse into an intergenerationally run business lead by patriarch Kuki, his wife Sarah, their two children Chandan and Chandni, and daughter-in-law Roop.
Bollywed premiered on Thursday, Jan. 12 and will continue to air Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET (8:30 NT) on CBC and CBC Gem.