HBO Canada January launch includes Crimson Petal and the White plus Less Than Kind

Crimson Petal and the White (Original Miniseries)

Parts One and Two premiere Saturday, January 7 beginning at 9 p.m. ET/MT

Parts Three and Four premiere Saturday, January 14 beginning at 9 p.m. ET/MT

This Canada/UK co-production is a one-hour, four-part dramatic adaptation of Michael Faber’s international best-selling novel. Set in 1870’s London, the psychological thriller focuses on the tale of a young prostitute, Sugar, who finds her only comfort in the secret novel she is writing, in which a murderous whore gleefully enacts revenge on her clients. When she meets William Rackham, a prominent businessman who falls for her charms, they embark on a relationship with dangerous consequences. Starring Romola Garai, Chris O’Dowd, Gillian Anderson, Amanda Hale and Mark Gatiss.

Less Than Kind, Season 3 (Original Series)

Premieres Sunday, January 15 at 8 p.m. ET/MT

Kicking off with a three back-to-back episodes, Season 3 of Less Than Kind begins with the loss of patriarch Sam Blecher, an event that leaves the family reeling as they struggle forward in a world without him. As the new season unfolds, Sheldon must wade through the confusing currents of loss, which ultimately land him in the clutches of his high school wrestling team; Anne struggles with her new life as a widow and the future of the imperilled family driving school; Josh creates a new opportunity when he starts an acting school even as his stormy relationship with Shandra finally implodes; and Aunt Clara stumbles badly when she is sucked back into the orbit of her toxic ex-husband. Starring Jesse Camacho, Wendel Meldrum, Benjamin Arthur and Nancy Sorel.

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  1. Crimson Petal and the White is an absolutely faboulous production, and the music producer, Cristobal Tapia de Veer is a brilliant, talented producer and composer from Montreal.

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