Rogers Specialty Highlights: Monday, Mar. 7 to Sunday, Mar. 20
– VICE investigates the violence of Brazil’s baile funk music scene and LGBTQ culture on two new episodes of NOISEY and Gaycation, respectively, on VICELAND –
– Philip and Elizabeth attempt to keep their identities concealed as they begin a dangerous new bioweapons mission on the season premiere of The Americans on FX –
– The gang from Paddy’s Pub gets real with each other in a life or death situation on the season finale of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, on FXX –
– Josh finally has his chance to be with Rosa on the season finale of Man Seeking Woman on FXX –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed programming highlights for March 7 to 20. All programming is subject to change.
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NOISEY : Tuesday, Mar. 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“São Paulo with Major Lazer, MC Guime, MC Bin Laden”
In the last five years, eight Brazilian musicians from a genre called baile funk have been murdered. Host Zach Goldbaum travels to São Paulo to learn more about this rising music scene and investigate the killing of these musicians.
Weediquette : Tuesday, Mar. 8 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT
Daily life can be a minefield of triggers for those struggling with PTSD. Since the federal government has not legalized marijuana, agencies like the United States Department of Veterans Affairs can’t recommend it to Vets who feel they need it.
Gaycation : Wednesday, Mar. 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Ellen and Ian arrive in Rio during Carnival to find out how Brazil’s queer community live in a place with the highest LGBTQ murder rate in the world – a journey which eventually leads them to one of the most dangerous confrontations of their lives.
Balls Deep : Wednesday, Mar. 9 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT
To celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, a good Muslim can’t eat or drink all day. After sunset though, it’s a snacker’s mecca. Host Thomas Morton joins a Lebanese family in Dearborn, Michigan to give Islam a try.
F*ck, That’s Delicious : Thursday, Mar. 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“New Friends in Strange Places”
Driven by the need for the freshest salmon, most grass-fed lamb, and some pretty legal weed, Action makes a pit stop in the Pacific Northwest on his way to a concert in Vancouver.
Flophouse : Thursday, Mar. 10 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
“Dong Bumping at Sylvan House”
Comedians Andrew Holmgren and David Gborie show off Sylvan House, a group house in San Francisco. They throw a house party and stand-up comedy show in the backyard where Brent Weinbach, Caitlin Gil, and friends perform.
VICE Lab : Thursday, Mar. 10 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT
“We’re Still on TV!”
The Lab gets an upgrade with a 4/3 TV monitor and VCR; Stoned Rollers teach skate etiquette; and comedian Jo Firestone prepares the least filling dish of cheeseburger and fries ever made.
This is Spinal Tap : Friday, Mar. 11 at 1 a.m. ET/PT, 11 p.m. MT, 12 a.m. CT
**Special Presentation: VICELAND Movie**
Mock rockumentary about a Heavy Metal band on the verge of spontaneous combustion.
La Haine : Saturday, Mar. 12 at 1 a.m. ET/PT, 11 p.m. MT, 12 a.m. CT
**Special Presentation: VICELAND Movie**
Aimlessly passing their days in their dead-end suburbia, Vinz (Vincent Cassel, Black Swan), Hubert (Hubert Koundé, The Constant Gardener ), and Saïd (Saïd Taghmaoui, American Hustle) – a Jew, an African, and an Arab – simmer in resentment at their marginalization until it reaches a climactic boiling point.
NOISEY : Tuesday, Mar. 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Miami with Rick Ross, DJ Khaled”
Drugs, money, and sex are not only a cocktail for the perfect weekend, but the ingredients that shaped Miami. Zach Goldbaum goes to South Beach to meet artists like Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, and Stitches, who tattooed the word ‘cocaine’ on his face.
Weediquette : Tuesday, Mar. 15 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT
“The War on Weed”
Bernard Noble is serving over 13 years in prison for having two joints in his pocket. Host Krishna Andavolu traces Noble’s story from his arrest to his incarceration with members of his family, community leaders, police forces, and Noble himself.
Gaycation : Wednesday, Mar. 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Ellen and Ian touch down in Jamaica, a nation notorious for its homophobia. They explore how the queer community is seen through the eyes of Jamaica’s most iconic exports, from the notorious dancehall scene to the ‘one love’ philosophy of Rastafari.
Balls Deep : Wednesday, Mar. 16 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT
It’s Bear Week in Provincetown, Massachusetts when the burliest members of the gay community descend on Cape Cod to revel in their heft, hair, and heartiest homosexual hankerings.
F*ck, That’s Delicious : Thursday, Mar. 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Handball court pizza parties, Guyanese juice spots, the best falafel in NYC, and an impromptu flute performance at a Pakistani restaurant make this the best episode of food television shot in New York City.
Flophouse : Thursday, Mar. 17 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
“How Come at the Convent”
Comedian Kate Willett lives in a collective of artists, musicians, activists, and comedians in San Francisco called The Convent. In this episode, they host a rooftop party with stand-up performances by Jesse Elias, Matt Lieb, Chris Thayer, and Sad Vicious.
VICE Lab : Thursday, Mar. 17 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT
“It's Our One-Year Anniversary!”
VICE Lab celebrates its first year of making content; Reverend Billy gives reports on climate change; and Simone Sullivan and Dan see if they have chemistry.
VICE Guide to Film : Friday, Mar. 18 at 7.30 p.m. ET/PT, 4 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. CT
Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained), Juliette Lewis (From Dusk Till Dawn) and Eli Roth (Grindhouse) reflect on the shocking, provocative career of Quentin Tarantino, from his underdog beginnings and mainstream breakthrough to blockbuster revenge epics like Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.
Reservoir Dogs : Friday, Mar. 18 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 6 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Special Presentation: VICELAND Movie**
After a simple jewellery heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. Starring Harvey Keitel (The Grand Budapest Hotel) and Tim Roth (Pulp Fiction).
Carnal Knowledge : Saturday, Mar. 19 at 1 a.m. ET/PT, 11 p.m. MT, 12 a.m. CT
**Special Presentation: VICELAND Movie**
Jack Nicholson (The Shining) stars in this 1971 bitter-sweet comedy that follows two college roommates seeking sexual fulfillment. One chooses the narrow confines of the marriage contract, the other the broader pleasures of playing the field. As they advance towards middle age, they wonder which of them has made out best.
Sons of Anarchy : Monday, Mar. 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“The Separation of Crows”
When the search for a missing member hits a dead end, the club turns its attention to weeding out a rat. In lockup, Juice (Theo Rossi) meets with Jarry (recurring guest star Annabeth Gish) and Unser (Dayton Callie), leading to a potential breakthrough for the new Sheriff.
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story : Tuesday, Mar. 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Marcia, Marcia, Marcia”
As Marcia Clark (Sarah Paulson) juggles her home and work obligations, she starts to feel the public scrutiny of her appearance.
Baskets : Thursday, Mar. 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
If you bring a sugar pie to book club, nobody will eat it. In this day and age, almost everyone’s watching their sugar consumption.
: Friday, Mar. 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Special Presentation : FX Movie**
Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child. Starring Canadians Ellen Page ( Gaycation) and Michael Cera (Superbad).
: Saturday, Mar. 12 from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET and Sunday, Mar.13 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET (check local listings)
**Season 3 Marathon**
Spies Elizabeth (Keri Russell) and Philip (Matthew Rhys) face increased dangers, moral dilemmas, and new family secrets amid rising tension within their family.
Sons of Anarchy : Monday, Mar. 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT “What a Piece of Work is Man”
With the increasingly volatile situation with August Marks (Billy Brown) threatening to spiral further out of control, Jax (Charlie Hunnam) works on a plan he hopes will resolve all the club’s troubles.
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story : Tuesday, Mar. 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
As public interest in the case continues to increase, conspiracy theories begin to surface. Meanwhile, the prosecution debates whether they should have O.J. Simpson (Cuba Gooding Jr.) try on the gloves in court.
The Americans : Wednesday, Mar. 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT **SeasonPremiere** “Glanders”
Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell) face the fallout from their previous actions and get a dangerous new bioweapons assignment. Elsewhere, Pastor Tim (Kelly AuCoin) grapples with the revelation that they are Russian spies.
: Thursday, Mar. 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“France” Chip (Zach Galifianakis) follows a turtle around Paris and meets Penelope (Sabina Sciubba).
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia : Wednesday, Mar. 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“The Gang Goes to Hell: Part Two”
The gang gets real with one another in the face of death.
Man Seeking Woman : Wednesday, Mar. 9 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
Josh (Jay Baruchel) gets his chance to be with Rosa (recurring guest star Rosa Salazar).
Hitman : Friday, Mar. 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Special Presentation: FXX Movie**
A hitman known as Agent 47 (Timothy Olyphant, Justified) is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Russia and Eastern Europe.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
: Saturday, Mar. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET (check local listings)
**Season 11 Marathon**
Mac (Rob McElhenney), Dennis (Glenn Howerton), Charlie (Charlie Day), Dee (Kaitlin Olson), and Frank (Danny DeVito) return to the pub for another year of antics. The gang shoots a smut film, defends themselves in court, and plays another deranged round of the legendary board game Chardee MacDennis.
Man Seeking Woman
: Sunday, Mar. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET (check local listings)
**Season 2 Marathon** Josh (Jay Baruchel) continues to soldier through foolish texts, awkward dates, cloning disasters, man-on-car sex, hundreds of deaths, and worst of all, a love triangle with his best friend.
: Friday, Mar. 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Special Presentation : FXX Movie** Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child. Starring Ellen Page (Gaycation) and Michael Cera (Superbad).
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan : Tuesday, Mar. 8 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m.
**OLN Original Series**
“Brazil Giant Ant Eater”
After a day of enjoying vibrant São Paulo, Dom travels to Brazil’s Pantanal in search of its most bizarre animal – the giant anteater. With a two-foot long tongue capable of slurping 35,000 termites a day, the giant anteater is a living vacuum cleaner. Using a working cattle ranch as his base, Dom scours the Pantanal by plane, boat, and on horseback.
Dog & Beth: On the Hunt : Wednesday, Mar. 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Houston We Have a Problem”
The Chapman’s have their work cut out for them when long-time friend Glenn Strickland asks the team to train his new, recently-married bounty hunters.
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan : Tuesday, Mar. 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**OLN Original Series**
Dom sets out for a remote cloud forest deep in the Bolivian Andes, home to the elusive Andean Bear. On his way to the forest, Dom traverses barren salt flats, volcanoes, and flamingo filled lakes. He also makes a pit stop in the world’s highest capital city, La Paz, and experiences the diversity and excitement of Bolivia.
Dog & Beth: On the Hunt : Wednesday, Mar. 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“The Huston Solution”
Having survived Dog and Beth’s training exercises, newlyweds Sandra and JJ put their new skills to the test, joining private investigator Elliot Sondag in the field.
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