ROGERS MEDIA TELEVISION SPECIALTY HIGHLIGHTS MONDAY, DECEMBER 19 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25
- Mena Suvari guest stars as the famous Black Dahlia in American Horror Story, Dec. 21 on FX Canada -
- Party like it’s 1899 with the Murdoch Mysteries all-day marathon, Dec. 24 on FX Canada -
- Catch an all-day marathon of Python Hunters, Dec. 25 on OLN -
- Get into the Christmas spirit with Inside Story: The Santa Clause and Santa Claus Biography, Dec. 24 on Bio -
(Toronto – December 15, 2011) FX Canada continues to bring it this December with new episodes of critically-acclaimed dramas and hit comedies including Sons of Anarchy, American Horror Story, The League, Wilfred and Terriers. OLN slithers into Christmas with the Python Hunters marathon, joined by all-new episodes of Ghost Hunters, Black Gold and Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen. Then, Bio Channel spreads a little Christmas cheer with Inside Story: The Santa Clause and Santa Claus Biography.
See below for a rundown of NEW episodes airing on Rogers Media specialty channels next week.
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for December 19 – December 25. All programming is subject to change.
Terriers: Monday, December 19 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
Hank (Donal Logue) and Britt (Michael Raymond-James) help an amnesiac college student with the case of his missing identity; and Hank makes a decision about Steph (Karina Logue).
Sons of Anarchy: Tuesday, December 20 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
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 (Charlie Hunnam) finds himself in a dangerous position with Tara (Maggie Siff).
FX Movie – Airheads: Tuesday, December 20 at 11pm ET (8pm PT)
The Lone Rangers, a desperate and struggling Los Angeles rock ‘n’ roll band, inadvertently take a radio station hostage when try to get their demo aired. Starring Adam Sandler (Jack and Jill), Brendan Fraser (The Mummy) and Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire).
American Horror Story: Wednesday, December 21 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“Spooky Little Girl”
One of history’s most famous murder victims pays the house a visit, and Constance (Jessica Lange) discovers more of Tate’s (Evan Peters) bad behavior. Mena Suvari (American Beauty) guest stars as the Black Dahlia.
Wilfred: Thursday, December 22 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
When Wilfred (Jason Gann) learns that Ryan (Elijah Wood) feels responsible for the death of his beloved childhood dog, he goes to otherworldly lengths to help Ryan learn the truth.
The League: Thursday, December 22 at 10:30pm ET (7:30pm PT)
Ruxin’s (Nick Kroll) father shows up unexpectedly for Thanksgiving. Meanwhile, Andre’s (Paul Scheer) sister is on the prowl at the gang’s Thanksgiving dinner; Taco (Jon Lajoie) makes an edible invesment; and Kevin (Jackson Rannazzisi) and Jenny (Katie Aselton) have a problem with the new family pet.
FX Movie – Black Widow: Thursday, December 22 at 11pm ET (8pm PT)
A female federal agent comes under the spell of a femme fatale serial killer who lures wealthy men into marriage and murders them for their money. Starring Debra Winger (Terms of Endearment) and Theresa Russell (Spider-Man 3).
Murdoch Mysteries **13-Hour Marathon**: Saturday, December 24 at 9am ET (6pm PT)
Catch up on the entire first season of Murdoch Mysteries, in this13-hour, merry Murdoch marathon. 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.
Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen: Tuesday, December 20 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
“Rules of Engagement”
Marcel’s newest assignment is to create a culinary masterpiece about a thrilling love story. Karen and Greg were high school sweethearts who, after graduation, went their separate ways, married other people, and then found each other again – at their 30-year high school reunion! Marcel is inspired to tell their story with food.
Ghost Hunters: Wednesday, December 21 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
The TAPS team heads to Townsend, Rhode Island, where a mother’s suicide is tormenting a historical home. Later, they travel to Summerseat Farm in Maryland to the site of a 17th century cemetery that is supposedly is haunted by a confederate soldier, Christopher Costigan.
Black Gold: Thursday, December 22 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
The crew intensifies their search for oil as the lease's end approaches; and Tank confronts Cheston.
Python Hunters **16-hour Marathon**: Sunday, December 25 starting at 11am ET (8pm PT)
Scour the Florida Everglades with an elite squad of hunters as they fight back against a deadly invasion of Burmese pythons.
The Biography Channel
Inside Story: Santa Clause: Saturday, December 24 at 7pm ET (4pm PT)In 1994, Disney set out to breathe new life into one of history’s most beloved characters – Santa Claus – with the blockbuster movie The Santa Clause. Through exclusive interviews with stars Tim Allen, Canadian Wendy Crewson, Judge Reinhold and David Krumholtz, as well as director John Pasquin and producer Jeffrey Silver, Inside Story takes viewers behind the scenes of a $190-million hit holiday film.
Santa Claus Biography: Saturday, December 24 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
Though rooted in various religions, Santa Claus also symbolizes the secular spirit of generosity. Adored by children worldwide, but often with a different name and emanating from disparate myths, he continues to create instantaneous mirth and joy. Join a jolly journey through time to that reveals his roots, from the Roman Befana to the Germanic Berchta and Knecht Ruprecht, from Saint Nicholas to Santa Claus.
Visit FXCanada.ca for clips, games and behind-the-scenes materials of including American Horror Story “Horror House Calls” videos and the “Family Portrait" game, exclusive Sons of Anarchy videos, and interviews with the cast and crew of Wilfred. Check out OLN.ca for full episodes and exciting extras from some of your favourite OLN programming, available next day, post broadcast.
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.
OLN is a specialty television station in Canada offering viewers a one-stop destination for adrenaline pumping action and adventure entertainment. Larger than life personalities take viewers on intense and rugged journeys across Canada and the world in pursuit of knowledge, competition and prey. Original Canadian reality, adventure, and travel series along with US acquired programming provides viewers with different perspectives on the world around them unearthing new and exhilarating adventures at every turn. OLN 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. For more information visit www.OLN.ca.
About The Biography Channel
The Biography Channel is a specialty television station in Canada that showcases real people, real drama, 24-hours a day. Offering an entertaining mix of biographies, reality series, documentaries and films; giving viewers behind-the-scenes and up close and personal access to today’s hottest celebrities, movers and shakers and pop culture icons. Available to digital cable and satellite customers, The Biography Channel in Canada is owned by Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information visit www.thebiographychannel.ca.