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Streaming in Canada on Crave, Disney+, Netflix and Prime Video [Jan. 15-21]


Every week, MobileSyrup outlines some of the most notable movies and TV shows that recently hit Canadian streaming platforms.

Our ‘Streaming in Canada’ column typically focuses on new content from Amazon Prime Video, Crave and Netflix, but other services like Apple TV+ and Disney+ will be mentioned when relevant. Premium video-on-demand (PVOD) platforms are also fair game as movies continue to come to digital early.

Finally, we’ll highlight shows or movies that are made by Canadian companies, involve notable Canadian cast or crew and/or are filmed in Canada.


Crave

Late Bloomer [Crave Original]

Crave release date: January 19th, 2024 (first two episodes, new episode every Friday)
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: Eight episodes (around 30 minutes each)

Up-and-coming content Sikh creator Jasmeet Dutta tries to balance his ambitions with his family and community commitments.

Late Bloomer was created by Guelph, Ontario YouTuber Jasmeet Raina (“Jus Reign) and stars Raina, Baljinder Singh Atwal (Des Pardes), Sandeep Bali and Ashley Ganger (Grand Army). The series was also shot in and around Toronto.

Stream Late Bloomer here.

On the Roam

Crave release date: January 18th, 2024 (first two episodes, two new episodes every Thursday)
Genre: Travel documentary
Runtime: Eight episodes (around 45 minutes each)

Aquaman star Jason Momoa travels across the U.S. in search of art, adventure and friendship.

Stream On the Roam here.

Following a recent price increase, the ad-free Crave Premium now costs $22/month. Alternatively, there are two other subscription options: Crave Basic with Ads ($9.99/month) and Crave Standard with Ads ($14.99/month). Starz is available as a separate $5.99 add-on. More information on these memberships is available here.

The full list of movies and shows hitting Crave this month can be found here.


Disney+

Death and Other Details [Star Original]

Disney+ Canada release date: January 16th, 2024 (first two episodes, new episode every Wednesday)
Genre: Mystery drama
Runtime: Ten episodes (around one hour each)

A woman on a luxury cruise liner becomes the prime suspect in a locked room murder mystery.

Death and Other Details was Heidi Cole McAdams (The 100) and Mike Weiss (Chicago P.D.) and stars Violett Beane (The Flash), Mandy Patinkin (Homeland), Lauren Patton (Blue Bloods) and Rahul Kohli (Midnight Mass).

Stream Death and Other Details here.

Disney+ costs $7.99/month for Standard with Ads, $11.99/month for Standard (no ads) and $14.99/month for Premium.

The full list of movies and shows hitting Disney+ Canada this month can be found here.


Netflix

American Nightmare [Netflix Original]

Netflix Canada release date: January 17th, 2024
Genre: True crime documentary
Runtime: Three episodes (43 to 45 minutes each)

Based on the “real-life Gone Girl” case, this documentary examines a couple after the apparent kidnapping — and subsequent reappearance — of the girlfriend.

Stream American Nightmare here.

Love on the Spectrum (Season 2) [Netflix Original]

Netflix Canada release date: January 19th, 2024
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: Seven episodes (42 to 46 minutes each)

Single people with autism search for the perfect partner.

Stream Love on the Spectrum here.

A Netflix ‘Standard with Ads’ subscription costs $5.99/month, a ‘Standard’ subscription (HD-supported) costs $16.49/month, and a ‘Premium’ membership is priced at $20.99/month (4K-supported).

The full list of movies and TV shows hitting Netflix Canada this month can be found here.


Prime Video

Hazbo Hotel [Prime Video]

Prime Video Canada release date: January 19th, 2024 (first four episodes, two new episodes on Thursdays)
Genre: Adult animated musical comedy
Runtime: Eight episodes (42 to 46 minutes each)

Charlie Morningstar, princess of Hell, opens a hotel for demons so they can be rehabilitated and accepted into Heaven.

Hazbo Hotel was created by Vivienne Medrano (Helluva Boss) and features the voices of Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice: The Musical), Keith David (Gargoyles), Kimiko Glenn (Orange is the New Black) and Erika Henningsen (Mean Girls on Broadway).

Stream Hazbo Hotel here. It’s worth noting that the entire first episode is available for free on YouTube for a limited time.

A Prime Video subscription is included at no additional cost with an Amazon Prime membership, which is priced at $99/year.

The full list of movies and shows hitting Prime Video Canada this month can be found here.


What are you planning on streaming this week? Let us know in the comments.

For more suggestions, check out last week’s Streaming in Canada column.

Image credit: Crave



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