‘The Idol’ Release Schedule: Episode 5 Release Date & Time 


‘The Idol’ is an American drama television series created by Abel’ The Weeknd’ Tesfaye, Reza Fahim, and Sam Levinson. The show centers around Jocelyn, an aspiring pop idol portrayed by Lily-Rose Depp, and her bizarre connection with Tedros, a self-help guru and leader of a contemporary cult, played by Weeknd. The series features a supporting cast including Suzanna Son, Troye Sivan, Moses Sumney, Jane Adams, Dan Levy, Jennie Ruby Jane, Eli Roth, Rachel Sennott, Hari Nef, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Mike Dean, Ramsey, and Hank Azaria. 

Notably, it also serves as the final television appearance of Anne Heche, who passed away on August 11, 2022.

The first two episodes of ‘The Idol’ premiered on May 22, 2023, at the 76th Cannes Film Festival, where it received criticism from reviewers due to its explicit sexual content and themes. Now that ‘The Idol’ is being released on HBO, it’s time to go over the release schedule of the whole season. 

‘The Idol’ Release Date & Time 

Episode 5 of ‘The Idol’ will be released on Sunday, July 2, 2023. The title of the 5th episode of ‘The Idol’ is “Jocelyn Forever.” The episodes will be released weekly at the same time every Sunday. As for the time, across all timezones, the release schedule is as follows:

  • Pacific Time (PT) – 6:00 p.m
  • Central Time (CT) – 8:00 p.m
  • Eastern Time (ET) – 9:00 p.m
  • United Kingdom (GMT) – 02:00 a.m 
  • Central Europe (CET) – 03:00 a.m

How many episodes will ‘The Idol’ have? 

It’s expected that ‘The Idol’ series will have at least six episodes. With the first episode airing on June 4, we can expect the finale to drop on July 9, 2023, if the show doesn’t take any longer pauses. The following is the full release schedule for every expected episode of ‘The Idol.’ 

  1. ‘The Idol’ Episode 1, “Pop Tarts & Rat Tales,” June 4, 2023
  2. The Idol’ Episode 2, “Double Fantasy,” June 11, 2023
  3. The Idol’ Episode 3, “Daybreak,” June 18, 2023
  4. The Idol’ Episode 4, “Stars Belong to the World,” June 25, 2023
  5. The Idol’ Episode 5, “Jocelyn Forever,” July 2, 2023
  6. The Idol’ Episode 6, “TBA,” July 9, 2023

Where to watch ‘The Idol’?

‘The Idol’ will air on HBO in the United States at its regular time, as we’ve mentioned before, or you can stream the show on HBO Max in 4K. When it comes to Central Europe and the United Kingdom, the show is expected to air on Sky Group channels and Now.  

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