Rogers Specialty Highlights: Monday, Jan. 25 to Sunday, Feb. 7
– Cuba Gooding Jr., David Schwimmer, John Travolta, and Sarah Paulson star in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, series premiere Feb. 2 on FX –
– Chip mentors a new clown, and comes to Martha’s aid during a tragedy on new episodes of Baskets, on FX –
– Dom travels to Mozambique and South Africa in search of the whale shark and white lion, respectively, on new episodes of original series Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan, on OLN –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed programming highlights for January 25 to February 7. All programming is subject to change.
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Sons of Anarchy : Monday, Jan. 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT “Toll & Till”
Jax (Charlie Hunnam) calls in the Nevada charter to help deliver a huge blow to Henry Lin (Kenneth Choi) and his crew. Meanwhile, Unser (Dayton Callie) digs for answers to Tara's (Maggie Siff) unsolved murder.
Baskets : Thursday, Jan. 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT “Trainee” When a new rodeo clown joins the team, Chip (Zach Galifianakis) takes him under his wing to show him the ropes.
Sons of Anarchy : Monday, Feb. 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT “Playing with Monsters”
Jax (Charlie Hunnam) forms alliances to further destroy Henry Lin (Kenneth Choi) and plot August Marks’s (Billy Brown) demise. Later, Juice (Theo Rossi) tries to reach out to Chibs (Tommy Flanagan), but learns his actions are beyond redemption.
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story : Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Series Premiere** “From the Ashes of Tragedy” Boasting an all-star cast – including Cuba Gooding Jr. (Selma) as O.J. Simpson, John Travolta (The Forger) as defense attorney Robert Shapiro, David Schwimmer (Friends) as defense attorney Robert Kardashian, Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story franchise) as prosecutor Marcia Clark – the new limited series from executive producer Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story franchise, Scream Queens) is a look at the O.J. Simpson trial told from the perspective of the lawyers. It explores the chaotic behind-the-scenes dealings and maneuvering on both sides of the court, and how a combination of prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness, and the LAPD’s history with the city’s African-American community gave a jury what it needed: reasonable doubt. In the series premiere, the brutal murders of Nicole Brown Simpson (Kelly Dowdle) and Ronald Goldman lead the LAPD to the home of widower O.J. Simpson (Cuba Gooding Jr.).
Baskets : Thursday, Feb. 4 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Tragedy strikes when one of Martha’s (Martha Kelly) best friends is murdered by another one of her friends. In the aftermath, Chip (Zach Galifianakis) comes to Martha’s aid.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia : Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Dee Made a Smut Film”
Dennis (Glenn Howerton) and Dee (Kaitlin Olson) film an adaptation of Dennis's erotic memoirs. Later, Frank (Danny DeVito) and Mac (Rob McElhenney) try to pass off Charlie (Charlie Day) as a gifted artist for financial gain.
Man Seeking Woman : Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
Liz (Britt Lower) falls for an unavailable man.
The Edge : Friday, Jan. 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Special Presentation: FXX Movie**
An intellectual billionaire (Anthony Hopkins, Hannibal) and two other men (Alec Baldwin,The Departed, and Harold Perrineau, Lost ) struggle to survive after getting stranded in the Alaskan wilderness with a blood-thirsty Kodiak bear on their trail.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia : Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Mac & Dennis Move To the Suburbs”
Mac (Rob McElhenney) and Dennis (Glenn Howerton) move to the suburbs for the cheap rent and open spaces, but they soon find out they may be better suited to life in the city.
Man Seeking Woman : Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
Josh (Jay Baruchel) struggles with a difficult career choice.
The Rocker : Friday, Feb. 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Special Presentation: FXX Movie**
Robert “Fish” Fishman (Rainn Wilson, The Office) was a drummer for an ‘80s hair band called Vesuvius – until he was unceremoniously kicked out. Twenty years after his rock star fantasies are destroyed, Fish learns his nephew’s high school band is looking for a new drummer. The band reluctantly agrees to take him on, giving him a second chance at becoming a rock God.
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan : Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m.
**OLN Original Series**
Dom sets out from Maputo, Mozambique’s bustling capital, for the country’s vast coastline. His mission: to swim with a whale shark, the largest fish in the world. To help his odds, Dom secures the help of a local pilot who searches from the air while Dom combs the ocean below. His encounter with the mammoth whale shark is unlike anything he’s ever experienced.
Dog & Beth: On the Hunt : Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Return to the ‘Aina”
After months of training bounty hunters across the U.S., the Chapmans return to Hawaii to find their own business in need of some TLC.
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan : Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**OLN Original Series**
“South Africa White Lion”
Dom travels to South Africa in search of the rarest big cat on the planet: the white lion of Timbavati. With only 13 left in the wild, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Along the way, Dom comes nose to nose with a wounded lion and chases impalas with a pair of cheetah brothers.
Dog & Beth: On the Hunt : Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Cecily Steps Up”
Cecily makes good on her $25,000 “pity” bond when she decides to take down the missing fugitive on her own, much to Beth’s dismay.
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