Rogers Specialty Highlights Monday, May 12 to Sunday, May 25
– Malvo executes his master plan, while Lester attempts to make one of his own on all-new episodes of Fargo on FXX –
– Stan must make an impossible choice, while Philip and Elizabeth evacuate their children on the season finale of The Americans on FX Canada –
– Viewers will get a front row seat to Dom’s pursuit of the venomous Gila monster and Japanese giant salamander on Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan on OLN –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed programming highlights for May 12 to 25. All programming is subject to change.
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Chozen: Monday, May 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“I’m With the Contraband”
Chozen (Bobby Moynihan) launches a criminal enterprise at the university.
Legit: Monday, May 12 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
“Rub ‘n’ Slide”
Just as Jim's (Jim Jeffries) parents come to visit, his attention-seeking mother is rushed to the hospital, and his dad is elated to have the freedom to enjoy his vacation. Meanwhile, an unfortunate event has an amazing outcome for Billy (DJ Qualls).
Fargo: Tuesday, May 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“The Six Ungraspables”
Lester (Martin Freeman) has a close call; Molly (Allison Tolman) makes an unorthodox decision; and Gus (Colin Hanks) weighs some neighbourly advice.
Ali G Rezurection: Wednesday, May 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Ali G (Sacha Baron Cohen) tours CBS Studios. Meanwhile, Borat (Sacha Baron Cohen) visits the Henley Regatta.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (Seasons 5 & 6): Saturday, May 17 at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT, 10 a.m. CT
Relive Seasons 5 and 6 of the cult-hit comedy, featuring five ne’er-do-wells who own and operate Paddy’s Pub in Philadelphia – Charlie (Charlie Day), Mac (Rob McElhenney), Dennis (Glenn Howerton), Sweet Dee (Kaitlin Olson), and Frank (Danny DeVito). Check your conscience at the door, because it’s about to get sunny in Philadelphia all over again.
Fargo (Episodes 1-5): Sunday, May 18 at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT, 10 a.m. CT
**Three Back-to-back Five-hour Marathons**
Catch up on FXX’s gripping new series, Fargo. Adapted from the Academy Award®-winning feature film, Fargo follows a new case with new characters, all entrenched in the trademark humour, murder, and “Minnesota nice” that made the film an enduring classic. Follow Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton), a rootless, ruthless, and manipulative drifter who meets and forever changes the life of small town insurance salesman Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman). Colin Hanks and Allison Tolman also star.
Chozen (Episodes 1-6): Monday, May 19 at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT, 10 a.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Three-hour Marathons**
Catch up on FXX’s fresh new animated comedy, Chozen. A gay white rapper straight out of prison, Chozen (Bobby Moynihan) is determined to reclaim his rightful position as the world’s top rap artist. The voice cast includes Michael Peña, Kathryn Hahn, Nick Swardson, and Method Man.
Fargo: Tuesday, May 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Malvo (Billy Bob Thorton) executes his master plan. Meanwhile, Lester (Martin Freeman) attempts to craft a plan of his own; and Gus (Colin Hanks) and Molly (Allison Tolman) team up.
Ali G Rezurection: Wednesday, May 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Ali G (Sacha Baron Cohen) interviews astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Borat (Sacha Baron Cohen) learns about American hobbies.
Eastbound & Down: Saturday, May 24 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Kenny (Danny McBride) and Eduardo (Don Johnson) reach into their shared past in an effort to find permanent child care for baby Toby (Currin McLamb). Meanwhile, Stevie (Steve Little) continues to grieve; and Kenny embraces a new pitch while facing up to his responsibilities as a man and a father.
Louie: Monday, May 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
“So Did the Fat Lady”
Louie meets somebody new.
Louie: Monday, May 12 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Elevator (Part 1)”
Louie helps a neighbour.
The Americans: Wednesday , May 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Philip (Matthew Rhys) prepares Fred (Richard Thomas) for a crucial mission. Meanwhile, Stan (Noah Emmerich) is forced to make an impossible choice.
The Bridge (Season 1): Saturday, May 17 at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT, 10 a.m. CT
Relive last summer’s breakout series with a full-day marathon of The Bridge. Follow American detective Sonya Cross (Diane Kruger), and Mexican detective Marco Ruiz (Demián Bichir), who must work together to hunt down a serial killer operating on both sides of the U.S-Mexico border.
The Americans (Season 2): Sunday, May 18 at 11 a.m. ET, 8 a.m. PT, 9 a.m. MT, 10 a.m. CT
Catch up on Season 2 of the thrilling political drama. Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell) continue to carry out their work with the KGB – all while their daughter, Paige (Canadian actress Holly Taylor), develops suspicions about her parents’ lives. Plus, 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.
Louie: Monday, May 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
“Elevator (Part 2)”
Louie takes a new friend to lunch.
Louie: Monday, May 19 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Elevator (Part 3)”
A person from Louie's past pops up again.
The Americans: Wednesday , May 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell) evacuate their children; and Stan (Noah Emmerich) holds Nina's (Annet Mahendru) future in his hands.
Storage Wars: Texas: Monday, May 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Hands Off Embroidery”
Fort Worth, a perilous place in the 1800s, is host to one more showdown when Cowboy Matt moseys in and pushes his weight around. Meanwhile, Mary discovers something that could help her take flight.
Storage Wars: Texas: Monday, May 12 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Raiders of the Lost Arkana”
In search of old furniture and new territory, the buyers travel east to the border town of Texarkana. Slick Vic goes silent and stealthy to acquire a unit with action figures.
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan: Tuesday, May 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Arizona – Gila Monster”
Dom´s on a mission in the Sonoran desert of the American Southwest, looking for one of only two venomous lizards in the world, the Gila monster.
I Shouldn’t Be Alive: Wednesday, May 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Mountaineer Jim Davidson and best friend Mike Price embark on an expedition to conquer the snow-shrouded summit of Mount Rainier in Washington State. On the ascent, disaster strikes when, without warning, Jim plunges into an 80-foot crevasse, pulling Mike down with him.
Storage Wars Canada: Thursday, May 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Insult”
Roy arrives at an auction in Toronto dressed in his best disguise yet – hat-to-toe Paul Kenney. Later, the claws come out when Cindy and Ursula vie for the same locker, Bogart goes to the mat, and Rick goes bowling for dollars.
Ghost Hunters: Friday, May 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Cumberland Library & Monastery”
Purported paranormal activity is investigated on the USS Yorktown.
Storage Wars: Texas: Monday, May 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
In the city of DeSoto, Texas, the big-money buyers are on the lookout for antiques. Ricky and Bubba are menaced by a new face from across the pond. Mary gets a lift from Jenny en route to a potential treasure.
Storage Wars: Texas: Monday, May 19 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Swinging with the Jenemy”
The bidders return to Dallas, the big city of fat wallets and fast action. Jenny is on the lookout for industrial material for a custom job; and Mary flouts the law while going for a dream locker.
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan: Tuesday, May 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Japan – Japanese Giant Salamander”
Dom travels the mountains of Japan in search of a real life Godzilla – the 60lb, four-foot-long Japanese giant salamander.
I Shouldn’t Be Alive: Wednesday, May 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Jamie Andrews and Jamie Fisher, best friends and climbing partners, are on the vacation of a lifetime in the French Alps. With a thrill for adventure, they leave their friends for a few days to climb the majestic Les Droites, a peak towering 4,000 metres above the skyline. But disaster strikes when a storm sets in and they find themselves trapped on an icy ledge at the summit of the mountain 13,000 feet up.
Storage Wars Canada: Thursday, May 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Nearly all the buyers have it out for each other at an auction in Cedarbrae, ON. Cindy almost comes to blows with Ursula, who takes great pleasure in bidding up Roy, who does his best to give Paul and Bogart the worst advice ever. Meanwhile, Rick enjoys a trip to the salon.
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