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C.B. STRIKE
Air Date: Friday, June 29, 2018
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on CINEMAX
Episode Title: (#105) "The Silkworm - Part 2"
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Episode #5: "The Silkworm (part 2)"

Debut date: FRIDAY, JUNE 29 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

When Owen's disemboweled body is discovered, Strike (Tom Burke) and Robin (Holliday Grainger) delve deeper into the hidden meanings and concealed secrets of "Bombyx Mori," fighting to prove the innocence of his incarcerated widow (Monica Dolan). Strike invites Liz (Lia Williams) to lunch and gains insight into Andrew Fancourt (Peter Sullivan), Quine's famous literary rival, and the feud between them. By looking more closely at the manuscript and putting the pieces of the puzzle together, the true author of an alternative version of "Bombyx Mori"? - ?and the identity of the killer? - ?are revealed.

"The Silkworm" also stars Natasha O'Keeffe, Kerr Logan, Tim McInnerny and Sarah Gordy; directed by Kieron Hawkes; written by Tom Edge; executive produced by Ruth Kenley-Letts, J.K. Rowling, Tom Edge and Neil Blair.

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CB STRIKE (CINEMAX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/1/18 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (7 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 7/13/18; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Cinemax's press release, May 2018) C.B. Strike is a war veteran turned private detective who operates out of a tiny office in London's Denmark Street. Although wounded both physically and psychologically, his unique insight and background as a military police investigator prove crucial in solving complex crimes that have baffled the police. Based on the bestselling novels written by Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, the CINEMAX three-part miniseries C.B. STRIKE debuts FRIDAY, JUNE 1 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), followed by other episodes subsequent Fridays at the same time. Tom Burke ("Only God Forgives") stars as private detective Cormoran Strike and Holliday Grainger ("The Borgias") stars as Robin Ellacott, his new assistant and protégé, in the show, which is produced in association with BBC One. C.B. STRIKE launches with three one-hour episodes based on "The Cuckoo's Calling," the first book in the trilogy, followed by adaptations of the remaining two books, "The Silkworm" and "Career of Evil," both of which consist of two one-hour episodes. C.B. STRIKE was filmed in and around London.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Holliday Grainger as Robin Ellacott
· Tom Burke as Cormoran Strike
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Richards as WRTR
· Elizabeth Kilgarriff as EP
· J.K. Rowling as BOOK/EP
· Michael Keillor as DIR
· Neil Blair as EP
· Ruth Kenley-Letts as EP
· Tom Edge as WRTR
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Worldwide Productions
· Bronte Films