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Crave is an on-demand streaming service that provides a complete library of classic HBO series, the best sitcoms in TV history, timeless classics, and past seasons of today’s hit shows.

Shaw Direct customers can subscribe to Crave and will receive access to the content through the Crave App, Crave website, BlueCurve TV App (On-Demand only), and Shaw On Demand.


  • A Crave subscription requires an active subscription to TV services with Shaw Direct.
  • Once you have subscribed to Crave, you will be able to access it either through your web-browser, Crave mobile app, On-Demand, or BlueCurve TV App.
    • Subscribing to the Crave + Movies + HBO package will give you access to everything listed above, in addition to the linear channels directly on your TV.

App Features

Here are the key features of Crave App:

  • Live streaming
  • Key premieres added to the app after they air on the live channels
    • Note: Live channels are not available in the standalone Crave App unless you are subscribed to Crave + Movies + HBO package
  • Parental controls
  • Download to go
  • Screen to screen (i.e. Stop watching on your phone and pick up where you left off on your computer)
  • Watch lists
  • Up to 5 profiles
  • Can register up to 5 devices

Crave vs Crave + Movies + HBO

FeatureIncluded in Crave?Included in Crave + Movies + HBO?
Crave Mobile App
BlueCurve TV (On Demand only)Select Titles
Video On Demand Website access
Live Channels
First Run Hollywood Movies

HBO Current Seasons

HBO Past SeasonsSelect Titles

HBO Library Seasons

(i.e. The Sopranos or Entourage)

Showtime Current, Past, and Library Seasons

(i.e. Billions, The Affair, Dexter)

Crave Original Series
(i.e. Letterkenny)

New and Past seasons of highly popular hit television series

(i.e. The Handmaid's Tale, The Big Bang Theory, Star Trek: Discovery)

Family and Kids contentSelect Titles
Monthly Cost$7.99/month$20.00/month