Rogers Specialty Highlights Monday, June 23 to Sunday, July 6
– Heart-pumping political thriller Tyrant premieres June 24 on FX Canada –
– Ryan gets a second chance to make amends when Season 4 of Wilfred premieres June 25 on FXX with two back-to-back episodes –
– Ursula gets her husband involved in the bidding game on a brand-new episode of Storage Wars Canada on OLN –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed programming highlights for June 23 to July 6. All programming is subject to change.
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Legit: Monday, June 23 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
Janice (Mindy Sterling) and Walter (John Raztenberger) stage an intervention for Steve (Dan Bakkedahl).
Wilfred: Wednesday, June 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
When Ryan's (Elijah Wood) reality is upended, he gets a second chance to make things right.
Wilfred: Wednesday, June 25 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
Ryan (Elijah Wood) and Wilfred (Jason Gann) get a visit from an unwelcome guest during a camping trip.
Legit: Monday, June 30 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
Jim (Jim Jeffries) stops drinking in solidarity with Steve (Dan Bakkedahl) and starts to suffer from panic attacks. Through a misunderstanding, Jim ends up at a married ex-girlfriend's house for a costume party.
Wilfred: Wednesday, July 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Kristen's (Dorian Brown) custody battle has Ryan (Elijah Wood) and Wilfred (Jason Gann) taking sides.
Tyrant: Tuesday, June 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Seventy-five Minute Series Premiere**
Boasting the pedigree of Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winning producers Howard Gordon (Homeland, 24) and Gideon Raff (Homeland), and Emmy®-nominated writer/producer Craig Wright (Six Feet Under, Lost), Tyrant tells the story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Barry Al-Fayeed (Adam Rayner) is a California pediatrician with a checkered past – he is the son of a Middle Eastern dictator and fled his home as a teenager to have a better life. Twenty years later, Barry reluctantly agrees to return to the Middle East with his American family for his nephew’s wedding. Just when he is ready to return to America, unforeseen circumstances thrust him into the complex and turbulent world of a nation straining to break free.
Tyrant: Tuesday, July 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“State of Emergency”
When Barry‘s (Adam Rayner) older brother, Jamal (Ashraf Barhom), the newly appointed President of Abbudin, is incapacitated, Barry must put his plans to return to America on hold. His life is further complicated, when his nephew‘s new bride is kidnapped by terrorists.
Storage Wars: Texas: Monday, June 23 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Excuse Me, I Think You’re Stupid”
The buyers return to the fierce battleground of Fort Worth, where big egos from all over the state vie for some of the best hidden treasures in Texas.
The Incredible Mr. Goodwin: Tuesday, June 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Rescued by safety divers after his last water escape went wrong, Jonathan is determined to crack the sport of “free-diving” while tied to a heavy weight. Later, he revives a traditional fakir’s bed of nails act for a woman who is no slacker with a sledgehammer.
I Shouldn’t Be Alive: Wednesday, June 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
During the Christmas holidays, two hikers in New Zealand take a risky detour around an ice wall, eventually becoming stuck on a potentially unstable rock ledge for eight days.
Storage Wars Canada: Thursday, June 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Spies Like Urs”
Ursula enlists her husband, a private investigator, to spy on the buyers at an auction in Markham, ON.
Storage Wars: Texas: Monday, June 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
“Grounded and Pounded”
Mary intends to get a leg up on the competition when the buyers visit a storage auction in Plano, Texas. Flying solo, Ricky goes home with a pretty little doll; Jenny the Dazzler gets devious; and a locker full of MMA equipment puts Kenny in a compromising position.
Storage Wars: Texas: Monday, June 30 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Hell’s Half Acre”
The auction action returns to Fort Worth, and the home of Hell's Half Acre inspires hot blood and sharp tongues. Plus, Bubba singlehandedly reckons with East Texas Kenny and Cowboy Matt to win a few prizes.
The Incredible Mr. Goodwin: Tuesday, July 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Jonathan faces a deadly climb up a London skyscraper and a hazardous crawl along the belly of a speeding truck. Then, there’s the prospect of being dragged off a 200-foot cliff, if Jonathan fails to pick the padlock that locks him to a rocket-launched car.
I Shouldn’t Be Alive: Wednesday, July 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Blood on the Mountain”
After a crippling fall, a hiker must fight horrendous injuries and brutal terrain to save his own life.
Storage Wars Canada: Thursday, July 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Brawl in the Family”
The bidders are back in Toronto and Bogart blows a gasket over Paul’s over-bidding at an auction.
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