Rogers Specialty Highlights: Monday, June 8 to Sunday, June 21
– Jamal must decide whether or not to execute Barry for leading a failed coupe on the season premiere of Tyrant, on FX –
– Billy is having issues with Josh’s director friend who wants them to shoot unscripted in the woods at night on an all-new episode of The Comedians, on FX –
– Dean must face his ultimate fear by being restrained in a glass box filled on OLN original series Escape or Die! –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed programming highlights for June 8 to June 21. All programming is subject to change.
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The Comedians: Thursday, June 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Billy (Billy Crystal) agrees to hire a douchey director friend of Josh's (Josh Gad), who suggests they shoot an "unscripted" sketch in the woods at night.
Tyrant Season 1 Marathon: Saturday, June 13 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET (Check local listings) and Sunday, June 14th from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. ET (Check local listings).
Catch up on the first season of hit political-thriller series Tyrant.
Tyrant: Tuesday, June 16 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, 8:00 p.m. MT, 9:00 p.m. CT
**Season 2 Premiere**
“Mark of Cain”
Barry (Adam Rayner) awaits punishment for leading a failed coup, while Jamal (Ashraf Barhom) agonizes over whether or not to execute him. Molly (Jennifer Finnigan) fights to secure Barry’s freedom before it’s too late. Ihab (Alexander Karim) and Samira (Mor Polanuer) turn to desperate tactics.
The Comedians: Thursday, June 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Red, White & Working Blue”
When a sketch gets thrown out at the last minute, the crew has to work over the 4th of July weekend.
Escape or Die!: Tuesday, June 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Quebec’s world famous Ice Hotel is the backdrop for Dean’s blazing ball of flames escape. The burning ball is made of steel and set on fire, hanging only 15 m above Dean. The timer is set for the blazing ball to drop and crush Dean in 90 seconds if he doesn’t break free of his chains frozen in 500kg of ice.
Illusions of Grandeur: Tuesday, June 9 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Zack journeys through New Mexico, a.k.a. the “Land of Enchantment” where he meets cowboys, a medicine man and a UFO investigator as he attempts to gain insight into the supernatural. The magicians of the past led people to believe they actually had supernatural powers; Zack stages an out-of-this-world illusion to see if he can do the same.
The Liquidator: Thursday, June 11 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Jeff has to move quickly if he wants to capitalize on thousands of dollars-worth of sewer pipe - but fires at the store keep flaring up. Will Jeff be able to sell the sewer pipe in time? Or will this deal go down the drain? And when Jeff has to refund a customer for a non-working motor his associate Sheldon sold to him, will Jeff be able to convince Sheldon to split the loss?
Escape or Die!: Tuesday, June 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
World Famous Escape Artist Dean Gunnarson has only one big fear…snakes. Now, he’s been challenged to face it. The Snake Temple in Malaysia has invited Dean to a Viper Escape. Dean will be in a glass box, restrained and handcuffed with deadly, poisonous vipers crawling all over him…he must break free before he gets bitten.
Illusions of Grandeur: Tuesday, June 16 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Zack Mirza visits America’s modern day magic Mecca in search of sleight-of-hand secrets from magicians and gamblers alike. He meets not one, but two legendary sleight masters – R. Paul Wilson and Jason England. But in spite of their warnings, Zack blows his money and gets hustled by an up-and-coming entertainer named “Piff” The Magic Dragon. Still, he decides to lay it all on the line, gambling his most valuable asset as a magician – his hands!
The Liquidator: Thursday, June 18 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Jeff hits the jackpot on a load of damage-claim items from a delivery warehouse, but will he be able to sneak the best items onto his own truck before the buyer arrives? And selling to a loud Italian customer turns out to be an exercise in frustration.
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