Showtime has announced the movies, TV shows and sports programming coming to the service in August. The Showtime August 2022 lineup includes the Season 2 finale of Flatbush Misdemeanors and the Season 5 finale of The Chi.
The Showtime August 2022 slate also includes streaming collections such as “Road Trippers,” which highlights cross-country stories like Ingrid Goes West, Road Trip and American Honey. Dirty jokes are at the center of the “NSFW Comedies” collection, which features films such as Jackass Forever, A Haunted House and Bad Santa 2.
The season two finale of Brooklyn’s favorite series, Flatbush Misdemeanors, is available to stream Friday, August 19 on Showtime. At the end of this season, Drew is determined to settle the score with Dan now that he knows the truth. Kevin finds out his fate with the art fellowship and Zayna’s world is upended when her dad is unexpectedly released from prison.
Back in the South Side of Chicago, season 5 of The Chi wraps up on Friday, August 26, as the community’s close-knit relationships become increasingly complicated and interwoven.
In the world of BELLATOR MMA, No. 5 ranked welterweight contender Neiman Gracie takes on Goiti Yamauchi in Sioux Falls, S.D. With over 27 professional wins and a massive 21 submission victories under his belt, Yamauchi faces the tall order of taking down the Gracie family’s foremost talent in MMA today.
Rounding out sports in August, Showtime Championship Boxing returns when Cincinnati’s former four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner steps into the ring with former world champion Omar Figueroa Jr.
In addition to this headlining fight, top super lightweights Alberto Puello and Batyr Akhmedov square off for the vacant 140-pound title.
You can view the Showtime August 2022 originals, followed by the movie release schedule and streaming collections, below.
SHOWTIME AUGUST 2022 ORIGINALS
FLATBUSH MISDEMEANORS – Streaming Season Finale: Friday, August 19
In season two of “Flatbush Misdemeanors,” Dan, Kevin, Zayna (Kristin Dodson) and Drew (Hassan Johnson) are back in Flatbush. Picking up where season one left off, Kevin tries to distance himself from Drew’s influence, yet Dan’s connection to Drew only grows stronger.
Drew tries to correct his past mistakes, but they continue to haunt him. Drew’s niece Zayna ambitiously seeks to separate herself from her family’s troubled past.
Meanwhile, Dan’s stepdad Kareem (Kareem Green) continues to sell bicycles. Season two follows these characters’ unlikely and complicated relationships as they intersect through the worlds of art, drugs and bike repair.
THE CHI – Streaming Season Finale: Friday, August 26
This season of “The Chi” delves deeply into the many joys and complications of Black love: relationships, children, career, community and self. Emmett (Jacob Latimore) and Tiff (Hannaha Hall) forge ahead as co-parents, while Tiff grows closer with Rob (Iman Shumpert).
Kevin (Alex Hibbert) finds new love in an unexpected place, while Jake (Michael V. Epps) and Papa (Shamon Brown Jr.) try to resolve things with Jemma (Judae’a Brown) and Maisha (Genesis Denise Hale). New mom Kiesha (Birgundi Baker) works to build her life with baby Ronnie, while Nina (Tyla Abercrumbie) and Dre (Miriam A. Hyman) work at rebuilding their union as they support Lynae (Zara Primer).
Jada (Yolonda Ross) assesses her life post-cancer and where Suede (Bernard Gilbert) fits, while Darnell (Rolando Boyce) considers the past for guidance on his future with Dom (La La Anthony). Roselyn’s (Kandi Burruss) new pet project places her at odds with Tracy (Tai Davis).
Meanwhile, with a push from Douda (Curtiss Cook) and a helping hand from Shaad (Jason Weaver), Trig (Luke James) considers a political run that might help his city, but at what cost to him and his family?
BELLATOR MMA 284: GRACIE VS. YAMAUCHI – Friday, August 12, 9 p.m. ET
No. 5 ranked welterweight contender Neiman Gracie takes on the man with the most submission finishes in BELLATOR history, Goiti Yamauchi, in the main event from Sioux Falls, S.D. After establishing himself as the renowned Gracie family’s foremost talent in MMA today, Neiman has become a staple of BELLATOR’s welterweight division.
Yamauchi boasts a whopping 21 submission victories in his 27 professional wins. Plus, heavyweight contenders with championship aspirations clash as Valentin Moldavsky takes on undefeated Steve Mowry.
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: BRONER VS. FIGUEROA – Saturday, August 20, 9 p.m. ET
Cincinnati’s former four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner, one of the sport’s most notable attractions and biggest personalities, makes his long-awaited return against former world champion Omar Figueroa Jr.
The two former champions present an intriguing contrast of styles as the flashy, technical skills of Broner match up against the bruising, volume attack of Figueroa. Plus, top super lightweights Alberto Puello and Batyr Akhmedov square off for a vacant 140-pound title.
A look at the movies that will be available as part of the Showtime August 2022 lineup.
AVAILABLE AUGUST 1
American History X
As They Made Us
A Thousand Little Cuts
Chariots of Fire
Death Becomes Her
Grindhouse: Death Proof
Grindhouse: Planet Terror
How She Move
Jackass Number Two
John Carpenter’s Escape from L.A.
Message in a Bottle
Nothing in Common
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Saturday Night Fever
Shadow of a Doubt
The Jane Austen Book Club
The Last Boy Scout
The Man Who Knew Too Much
The Silence of the Lambs
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
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Hit & Run
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The Railway Man
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An Officer and a Gentleman
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In addition to the Showtime August 2022 schedule, you can check out these collections on the streaming service next month.
American Honey, Hit & Run, Ingrid Goes West, Mad Max, Message in a Bottle, Pixie, Road Trip, The Jesus Rolls, and Thunderbolt & Lightfoot.
A Haunted House, Bad Santa 2, Car Wash, Desus & Mero, Fear of a Black Hat, Hit & Run, Jackass Forever, Jackass Number Two, Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic, Shameless, Talkin’ Dirty After Dark, Team America: World Police, and Zola.