Rogers Specialty Highlights Monday, April 14 to Sunday, April 27
– Don’tcha know? New series Fargo premieres Tuesday, April 15 on FXX and FX Canada –
– Settle in for two weekends of all-day marathons including series Wilfred, The League, Legit, American Horror Story: Coven, and The Americans on FXX and FX Canada –
– Phillip and Elizabeth are faced with life-changing consequences when their missions don’t go as planned on new episodes of The Americans on FX Canada –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed programming highlights for April 14 to 27. All programming is subject to change.
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Chozen: Monday, April 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Love & Bottlerocket”
When Chozen (Bobby Moynihan) suspects Tracy's (Kathryn Hahn) boyfriend is cheating on her, he takes matters into his own hands. Later, Chozen hooks up with a guy at a college rave.
Legit: Monday, April 14 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
After one of Billy’s (DJ Qualls) friends with muscular dystrophy passes away, the guys are forced to realize that Billy doesn’t have much time left. Later, Jim (Jim Jefferies) copes with the news by chasing after the dead guy’s sister.
Fargo: Tuesday, April 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT (Also premiering on FX Canada)
A rootless, manipulative man (Billy Bob Thornton, Pushing Tin) meets a small-town insurance salesman (Martin Freeman, Sherlock) and sets him on a path of destruction.
Ali G Rezurection: Wednesday, April 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Ali G (Sacha Baron Cohen) interviews reporter Sam Donaldson (ABC News); Borat learns about wine tasting.
Wilfred (Season 1): Saturday, April 18 at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT, 10 a.m. CT
Spend some quality time with man’s best friend this Easter weekend. Wilfred follows the day-to-day life of a talking dog and his interactions with his owner’s neighbour, Ryan (Elijah Wood, The Lord of the Rings).
The League (Seasons 3 and 4): Sunday, April 19 at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT, 10 a.m. CT
Catch up on Seasons 3 and 4 of this half-hour comedy about male friendship, marriage, parenting, suburbia, and growing up – or refusing to grow up – through a circle of friends in a fantasy football league.
Legit (Season 1): Monday, April 20 at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT, 10 a.m. CT
Get wild with an all-day marathon of irreverent comedy Legit. The series follows Jim Jefferies – an edgy, foul mouthed stand-up comedian from Australia living in Los Angeles and struggling to make his life and career more "legit." Jim is encouraged in his quest by Steve (Dan Bakkedahl, Community) his neurotic best friend and roommate, and Steve’s brother, Billy (DJ Qualls), who suffers from muscular dystrophy and is confined to a wheelchair.
Chozen: Monday, April 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
A surprising job offer reunites Chozen (Bobby Moynihan) with an old enemy, Phantasm (rapper Method Man, The Wire), when he’s required to prove stable employment to his parole officer. Determined not to sell out, Chozen must find a way to meet his parole obligations while fighting the blocks Phantasm places in his path.
Legit: Monday, April 21 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
Jim (Jim Jefferies) realizes the girl of his dreams is a racist and must decide if he can tolerate her bigotry. Meanwhile, the rest of the gang heads to a bar and gets into trouble.
Fargo: Tuesday, April 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“The Rooster Prince”
Molly (Allison Tolman Sordid Lives: The Series) begins to suspect that Lester (Martin Freeman) is involved with the murders, but her new boss points her in a different direction. Meanwhile, Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) investigates the blackmail plot against a man known as the “Supermarket King” (Oliver Platt, The Big C).
Ali G Rezurection: Wednesday, April 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Ali G (Sacha Baron Cohen) attends a protest; Borat receives a lesson on etiquette.
Eastbound & Down: Saturday, April 26 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Pro scout Roy McDaniel (Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club) asks Kenny (Danny McBride) to take a promising Russian pitching prospect under his wing. Later, Stevie (Steve Little) takes stock of Shane's (Jason Sudeikis, Saturday Night Live) status while negotiating his return to Kenny's entourage.
Fargo: Tuesday, April 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
A rootless, manipulative man (Billy Bob Thornton, Pushing Tin) meets a small town insurance salesman (Martin Freeman, Sherlock) and sets him on a path of destruction.
The Americans: Wednesday , April 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell) find themselves faced with painful turns in their various missions. Meanwhile, Stan (Noah Emmerich) fights to gain access to an American military program that would give him the upper hand in his battle of wills with Oleg (Costa Ronin).
American Horror Story: Coven (Season 3): Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT, 10 a.m. CT
Relive last fall’s spellbinding series with an all-day marathon of American Horror Story: Coven. The series begins with Zoe (Taissa Farmiga), a seemingly normal teenage girl, who is shattered to discover she possesses a strange genetic affliction tracing back to the dark days of Salem. She’s quickly whisked away to Miss Robichaux's Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies – a mysterious school in New Orleans devoted to safeguarding the few remaining descendants who share this unique bloodline. Harbouring a secret agenda, Fiona Goode (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, returns to town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.
The Americans (Season 1): Sunday, April 20 at at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT, 10 a.m. CT
Set in America’s capital in the 1980s, The Americans follows Phillip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth Jennings (Keri Russell), two KGB spies posing as Americans. The couple carefully manoeuvres through the escalating Cold War and the relationships they maintain with a network of spies and informants under their control. Complicating their relationship further is Phillip’s growing regard for American values and lifestyle, compounded by the arrival of Stan (Noah Emmerich), their new neighbour and an FBI agent working in counter intelligence.
The Americans (Season 2): Monday, April 21 at at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT, 10 a.m. CT
Catch up on Season 2 of FX Canada’s thrilling political drama The Americans. The second season sees Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell) continue to carry out their work with the KGB – all while their daughter, Paige (Canadian Holly Taylor), develops suspicions about her parents’ lives. Stan (Noah Emmerich) has already come dangerously close to discovering their secret, but was thwarted by Nina (Annet Mahendru), his KGB mole and paramour. Torn between his wife Sandra (Susan Misner) and his deepening feelings for Nina, Stan is completely unaware that the beautiful Russian is actually a double agent, reporting on him to the KGB.
The Americans: Wednesday , April 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth’s (Elizabeth Jennings) long-planned mission turns ugly, impacting each of them in different ways. Meanwhile, Stan (Noah Emmerich) digs in deeper at work as his personal life continues to unravel.
Storage Wars: Texas: Monday, April 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Swinging with the Jenemy”
The bidders return to Dallas, TX, where Jenny is on the lookout for industrial material for a custom job, and Mary flouts the law while going for a dream locker. Meanwhile, Ricky and Bubba find money in the wind, and newcomer David Kay inspires venom at an appraisal.
Storage Wars: Texas: Monday, April 14 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
The auction action kicks off in Garland, TX, where Ricky and Bubba challenge "The King of East Texas Flea Markets," and Jenny and Mary discover an armory.
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan: Tuesday, April 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Zambia – Gaboon Viper”
Dom navigates his way up the Zambezi – one of Africa’s most dangerous rivers – on a mission to find the snake with the longest fangs in the world – the deadly gaboon viper.
I Shouldn’t Be Alive: Wednesday, April 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Alone in the Amazon”
A young man struggles to survive in the Amazon after losing his canoe.
Ghost Hunters: Friday, April 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
The TAPS team visit Buffalo, NY, to check in on three historic – and very haunted – vessels operated by the US Navy.
Storage Wars: Texas: Monday, April 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“It’s Always Sonny in Texas”
The buyers return to Fort Worth, TX, where a local auctioneer joins as a bidder and stirs things up for Ricky and Bubba. Plus, Jenny and Mary disagree on the value of their finds, and one makes a surprising profit.
Storage Wars: Texas: Monday, April 21 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
The auction returns to the town of Mesquite, TX, and so does Ricky and Bubba's nemesis, Kenny Stowe. The rangers go chasing after vengeance, and their aim is true on a find that brings out a hidden talent. Plus, Jenny and Mary discover a cold war relic, and a struggling Victor looks for bargains.
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan:Tuesday, April 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Brazil – Titan Beetle”
Dom sails up the mighty Amazon River, wrestles an anaconda, and comes face to face with deadly black caiman – all part of his search for the largest insect in the world, the titan beetle.
I Shouldn’t Be Alive: Wednesday, April 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Crashed in the Jungle”
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Storage Wars Canada: Thursday, April 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“A Bad Day to be Bogart”
Paul brings Bogart’s two annoying older sisters to an auction in Weston, ON. Plus, Roy busts a move, Ursula goes full diva, and Rick and Cindy arrive via e-bike.
Ghost Hunters: Friday, April 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Don’t Forget About Us”
TAPS heads to the Octagon Museum in Franklin, Kentucky, where recent renovations have opened up a Pandora’s box of paranormal activity. Later, the team heads to Memphis, Tennessee, to check out the Woodruff-Fontaine House, which is haunted by its own tragic past.
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My Ghost Story: Thursday, April 17 at 11 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT
The spirit of Mark Twain's daughter roams the great author's old house, and a ghost donned in 1920s clothing appears in a modern photograph taken in a haunted hotel. Plus, the voices of spirits and other chilling evidence of the paranormal are captured at a mass grave site; investigators encounter the spirits of prisoners at a Canadian gallows built in 1869; and a terrified couple believe their trailer park may be part of a paranormal vortex.
Celebrity Ghost Stories: Friday, April 18 at 11 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT
“Scariest Ghost Children”
Counting down the top 10 scariest ghost children stories told on the series. Beverly Mitchell (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) is chased by the apparitions of tortured children in an abandoned insane asylum, and Lili Taylor (The Conjuring) is haunted by the spirits of two belligerent sisters. Plus, Donna D'Errico (Baywatch) befriends the ghost of a young girl who drowned near her home.
My Ghost Story: Thursday, April 10 at 24 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT
The ghosts of women who worked in an old bordello try to keep visitors out of the bedrooms where they entertained gentlemen, and investigators looking into levitations at a California farm are terrified when they discover a spirit is among them. Later, a ghost with a sweet tooth takes candy off the shelves at a supermarket in Australia, and a homeowner hears the disembodied voices of spirits still bickering about a deadly altercation at the house years ago.
Celebrity Ghost Stories: Friday, April 25 at 11 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT
“20 Most Evil Entities”
Revisiting the top 20 most bone-chilling celebrity tales about evil entities. Cindy Williams (Laverne & Shirley) is chased by a black magic smoke monster, and singer Skylar Grey is sexually accosted by a malicious incubus. Plus, Canadian Alan Thicke (How I Met Your Mother) is terrorized by the spirit of Rasputin, the mad monk.
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