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CATCH UP ON THE HOTTEST FX CANADA SERIES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH A FULL WEEK OF MARATHONS, STARTING DEC. 26




MEDIA ALERT:

CATCH UP ON THE HOTTEST FX CANADA SERIES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH A FULL WEEK OF MARATHONS, STARTING DEC. 26

- All-week marathons of American Horror Story, Sons of Anarchy, Wilfred, The League and Terriers -
-Yippee-Ki-Yay action lovers treated to the Die Hard Trilogy, Dec. 31 -
- Spend Christmas Eve and Day with Detective Murdoch and his counterparts with a 48-hour marathon of Murdoch Mysteries -

(Toronto – November 24, 2011) This holiday season, FX Canada is bringing viewers the gift that keeps on giving: hours upon hours of critically-acclaimed, premium programming. For all those tired of Frosty, Rudolph and Tiny Tim - tune in to FX Canada this season for a merry assortment of bikers, private investigators, Victorian detectives, lost souls, fantasy football …and a talking dog.

Kicking things off on Christmas Eve, get ready to party like it’s 1899 with a 13-hour season one marathon of the original series Murdoch Mysteries, starting at 9am ET/PT on Saturday, Dec. 24. The marathon returns with an encore broadcast Christmas Day starting at 1 pm ET/PT. On Boxing Day, curl up with a hot cup of cocoa and catch up on what critics and fans alike are raving about with a three-hour American Horror Story ,marathon starting Monday, Dec. 26 at 9pm ET/PT.

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Below is a chronological listing of detailed holiday programming. All programming is subject to change.

SATURDAY, DEC. 24 & SUNDAY, DEC. 25

Murdoch Mysteries 13-Hour Marathon: 9am ET/PT (encore broadcasts Dec. 24 at 10pm ET/PT and Dec. 25 at 1pm ET/PT)
Party like it’s 1899 this holiday season with a 13-hour marathon of the entire first season of Murdoch Mysteries. Set in late 1890s Toronto, the series explores the intriguing world of William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson), a handsome detective using radical forensic techniques for the time, including fingerprinting and trace evidence, to solve some of the city’s most gruesome murders. Though his unconventional approach elicits skepticism from his boss, Inspector Brackenreid (Thomas Craig), Murdoch is often the only one who can crack the case.

MONDAY, DEC. 26

American Horror Story: 9pm ET/PT to midnight ET/PT

Episode 1 – “Pilot”
The Harmon family moves from Boston to L.A, and takes up residence in an old mansion that hides dark secrets within its walls.

Episode 2 – “Home Invasion”
Vivien (Connie Britton) and Violet (Taissa Farmiga) find themselves in a dangerous situation eerily similar to a past event. Meanwhile, Ben (Dylan McDermott) goes back to Boston to fix a mistake.

Episode 3 – “Murder House”
After putting the house back on the market, Vivien (Britton) learns about its first residents. Then, Ben’s (McDermott) visitor causes him to further unravel, and Constance (Jessica Lange) and Moira’s (Frances Conroy) history is revealed.

TUESDAY, DEC. 27

Terriers: 5pm ET/PT to 9pm ET/PT

Episode 1 – “Pilot”
When recovering alcoholic and small-time private investigator Hank Dolworth (Donal Logue) agrees to help an old friend find his missing daughter, he and his partner Britt (Michael Raymond-James) get swept up in their biggest case yet.

Episode 2 – “Dog and Pony”
Hank (Logue) and Britt (Raymond-James) hope to score some quick cash by capturing an escaped convict.

Episode 3 – “Change Partners”
In order to secure a mortgage, Hank (Logue) must try to catch a cheating wife in the act. Meanwhile, Britt (Raymond-James) gets a visit from someone from his past, threatening his relationship with Katie (Laura Allen); and later, Hank (Logue) meets Gretchen’s (Kimberly Quinn) new fiancé.

Episode 4 – “Fustercluck”
When Robert Lindus (Christopher Cousins) sends his wife to visit Hank (Logue) and Britt (Raymond-James) with an unusual request, they learn that he wants them to steal a quarter of a million dollars from him in exchange for who killed Mickey.

American Horror Story: 9pm ET/PT to midnight ET/PT

Episode 4 – “Halloween PT. 1”
The line between the living and the dead blurs on Halloween. Two of the house’s previous residents give the Harmons decorating advice.

Episode 5 – “Halloween PT. 2”
Halloween night concludes with Tate (Evan Peters) coming face to face with his past. Ben (McDermott) and Vivien (Britton) are haunted by one of the house’s newest guests.

Episode 6 – “Piggy, Piggy”
Constance (Lange) enlists Violet’s (Fermiga) assistance with Tate (Peters). Ben (McDermott) helps a new patient confront his fears. Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) guest stars.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28

Terriers : 6pm ET/PT to 9pm ET/PT

Episode 5 – “Manifest Destiny”
Hank (Logue) and Britt (Raymond-James) deal with the widening scope of the Lindus conspiracy as they try to avoid the rap for a murder they (technically) didn’t commit.

Episode 6 – “Ring-A-Ding-Ding”
The search for an antique engagement ring takes Hank (Logue) and Britt (Raymond-James) on a wild-goose chase through the more colorful parts of Ocean Beach.

Episode 7 – “Missing Persons”
Hank (Logue) and Britt (Raymond-James) help an amnesiac college student with the case of his missing identity; and Hank makes a decision about Steph (Karina Logue). 

American Horror Story: 9pm ET/PT to midnight ET/PT

Episode 7 – “Open House”
Moira (Conroy) persuades a prospective buyer to make an offer. Constance (Lange) and Larry (Denis O’Hare) work against her efforts.

Episode 8 – “Rubber Man”
The man in the rubber suit is revealed.

Episode 9 – “Spooky Little Girl”
One of history’s most famous murder victims pays the house a visit. Constance (Lange) discovers more of Tate’s (Peters) bad behavior. Mena Suvari (American Beauty) guest stars.

THURSDAY, DEC. 29

The League: 5pm ET/PT to 9pm ET/PT

Episode 1 – “The Lockout”
The terrible reign of Ruxin (Nick Kroll) as league champion continues. Meanwhile the guys devise a grand plan with Rafi (Jason Mantzoukas) and Dirty Randy for Andre’s (Paul Scheer) final Sacko. Seth Rogen (Knocked Up) guest stars.

Episode 2 – “The Sukkah”
Everyone is disappointed with their draft, but no one trusts each other enough to trade. Meanwhile, Jenny (Katie Aselton) goes back to work as a realtor; and Ruxin (Kroll) tries to get baby Geoffrey (Jackson Rannazzisi) into a Jewish pre-school.

Episode 3 – “The Au Pair”
Ruxin (Kroll) hires a hot au pair for baby Geoffrey (Rannazzisi), and is afraid Taco (Jon Lajoie) will sleep with her. Andre (Scheer) explores on-line dating, and Kevin (Stephen Rannazzisi) cheats on Jenny (Aselton) with ESPN’s Matthew Berry.

Episode 4 – “Ol’ Smoke Crotch”
Kevin (Rannazzisi) struggles with getting older; Ruxin (Kroll) is so desperate to get rid of his au pair that he gets Rafi’s (Mantzoukas) help; Taco (Lajoie) finds a market for Kevin and Jenny’s (Aselton) wedding cocktail-napkins; and Pete learns a new sexual position, and regrets it.

Episode 4 – “Bobbum Man”
Jenny (Aselton) forgets a special anniversary with Kevin (Rannazzisi). Meanwhile, Andre (Scheer) seeks lineup Nirvana and Taco (Lajoie) creates an off-line social network called My Face.

Episode 6 – “Yobogoya!”
Taco (Lajoie) competes in a jingle contest for a disgusting, fast food restaurant. Pete (Mark Duplass) holds a grudge against a traffic cop; and Jenny (Aselton) almost ruins Ruxin’s (Kroll) chance to work a big case with his boss, Mr. Hudabega.

Episode 7 – “Carmenjello”
Kevin (Rannazzisi) and Jenny (Aselton) search for the perfect paint color to get back their privacy. Sofia (Nadine Velazquez) accuses Ruxin (Kroll) of breast favoritism; and Pete (Duplass) tries to defend his high-school track record.

Episode 8 – “Thanksgiving”
Ruxin’s (Kroll) father shows up unexpectedly for Thanksgiving. Meanwhile, Andre’s (Scheer) sister is on the prowl at the gang’s Thanksgiving dinner; Taco (Lajoie) makes an edible investment; and Kevin (Rannazzisi) and Jenny (Aselton) have a problem with the new family pet. 


Wilfred: 9pm ET/PT to midnight ET/PT

Episode 1 – “Happiness”
After a failed suicide attempt, Ryan (Elijah Wood) forms a unique connection with his neighbor’s dog, Wilfred (Jason Gann). The only catch is that everyone else sees Wilfred as a regular dog, but to Ryan, he looks like a grown man wearing a cheap dog suit.

Episode 2 – “Trust”
Ryan (Wood) betrays Wilfred’s (Gann) trust to gain favor with Jenna (Fiona Gubelmann), but his deception yields an unexpected secret about her.

Episode 3 – “Fear”
Ryan (Wood) learns that Wilfred (Gann) planted his wallet at the scene of the crime when Spencer (Ethan Suplee) comes around seeking vengeance.

Episode 4 – “Acceptance”
Ryan’s (Wood) efforts to reconcile with his sister cause Wilfred (Gann) to spend the day at doggy daycare.

Episode 5 – “Respect”
After being humbled by a do-gooder friend of Jenna’s (Gubelmann), Ryan (Wood) decides to volunteer at a local hospice. Ryan takes Wilfred along with him, and discovers that he may have an incredible sixth sense.

Episode 6 – “Conscience”
Fed up with Jenna’s (Gubelmann) overly competitive, alpha-male boyfriend, Wilfred (Gann) hatches a plan to get rid of him. He attempts to persuade Ryan (Wood) to help him, but Ryan’s conscience won’t allow it. 


FRIDAY, DEC. 30

Wilfred: 9pm ET/PT to 10pm ET/PT

Episode 7 – “Pride”
Ryan’s (Wood) refusal to swallow his pride and ask his meddlesome sister for a loan forces him to consider getting a job. Wilfred (Gann) talks him out of it, but when he causes Ryan to crash into another car, Ryan has to get creative in order to pay his debts.

Episode 8 – “Anger”
When Wilfred (Gann) learns that Ryan (Wood) feels responsible for the death of his beloved childhood dog, he goes to otherworldly lengths to help Ryan learn the truth.


Sons of Anarchy: 10pm ET/PT to midnight ET/PT

Episode 1 – “Pilot”
When a rival club cleans out and then destroys their illegal arms warehouse, SAMCRO (Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club Redwood Original) executes their own form of justice in retrieving their guns.

Episode 2 – “Seeds”
As the club deals with the aftermath of their illegal-arms warehouse attack, the deputy chief of police poses a new threat to SAMCRO’s reign over Charming.

SATURDAY, DEC. 31

Die Hard: 5pm ET/PT to 8pm ET/PT
New York City Detective John McClane (Bruce Willis) becomes the only hope for a small group of hostages trapped in a Los Angeles high-rise office building when it’s seized by terrorists on Christmas Eve.

Die Hard 2: 8pm ET/Pt to 11pm ET/PT
On a snowy Christmas Eve, hard-as-nails Detective John McClane (Bruce Willis) is drawn into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with an elite special forces unit which has seized a bustling airport in Washington, D.C.. 

Die Hard With a Vengance: 11pm ET/PT to 1:30am ET/PT
John McClane (Bruce Willis) and a store owner must play a bomber's deadly game as they race around New York while trying to stop him from causing more destruction.
SUNDAY, JAN. 1

Sons of Anarchy: 9pm ET/PT to midnight ET/PT

Episode 3 – “Fun Town”
When the young daughter of a prominent Charming family is assaulted during a visiting carnival, SAMCRO races the authorities to capture the assailant.

Episode 4 – “Patch Over”
The club travels to Nevada to store arms with brother club the Devil’s Tribe. When the Mayans pose a threat, Clay (Ron Pearlman) decides to “patch-over” the tribe.

Episode 5 – “Giving Back”
Gemma (Katey Sagal) hosts a town fundraiser, which brings the former club member who was responsible for Opie’s (Ryan Hurst) arrest back to town, and into direct conflict with Jax (Charlie Hunnam) and Opie.

MONDAY, JAN. 2 

Sons of Anarchy: 9pm ET/PT to midnight ET/PT

Episode 6 – “AK – 51”
A small favor for Piney’s (William Lucking) old war buddy turns into a big problem for SAMCRO; and with Clay (Pearlman) detained, Jax (Hunnam) must step up to handle the situation.

Episode 7 – “Old Bones”
When old bones are discovered on the outskirts of Charming, Clay (Pearlman) is forced to deal with secrets he buried long ago. 

Episode 8 – “The Pull”
With the IRA gun payment looming, SAMCRO scrambles to come up with the cash. Meanwhile, the Mayans and Nords take a drastic step in strengthening their alliance; and Jax (Hunnam) finds himself in a dangerous position with Tara (Maggie Siff). 

About FX Canada
FX Canada is a digital specialty channel that delivers critically-acclaimed dramas and hit comedies, including FX original series American Horror Story, Wilfred, The League, Lights Out, Terriers and Sons of Anarchy. Delivering compelling entertainment to Canadians, FX Canada’s unique content also features movies and original Canadian programming. FX Canada is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company.


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Meghan Hardy, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3197, meghan.hardy@rci.rogers.com
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