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Rogers Specialty Highlights: Monday, May 2 to Sunday, May 15

Political activist Gloria Steinem travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where rape is used as a routine military tactic, on the series premiere of WOMAN, on VICELAND –

Three teams of professional skaters go head-to-head in Thrasher Magazine’s annual scavenger hunt on the series premiere of King of the Road, on VICELAND –

Philip and Elizabeth reach their breaking points; and the consequences of the Cold War become clear to the public on two new episodes of The Americans, on FX –

Below is a chronological listing of detailed programming highlights for May 2 to 15. All programming is subject to change.

Images available at RogersMediaTV.ca

VICELAND

States of Undress : Wednesday, May 4 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT

“Palestine”

While fashion week offers Palestinians some freedom of self-expression, Hailey explores how a country seeking sovereignty defines itself through culture.

VICE World of Sports : Wednesday, May 4 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT

“The Eternal Derby”

In Serbia, one event has endured communism and civil war: The Eternal Derby. Each year, a soccer rivalry tears Belgrade apart when gameplay is overshadowed by fan violence.

Huang’s World : Thursday, May 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT

“Sicily”

Eddie travels to Sicily, Italy to learn about the ancient Arabic and African influence on its culture and cuisine. Later, he meets a new wave of immigrants changing Sicily once again.

King of the Road : Thursday, May 5 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT

**Series Premiere**

“Let the Madness Begin”

The traditional American road trip gets revamped during Thrasher Magazine's annual scavenger hunt. Three teams of the world's best skaters go on the adventure of a lifetime, putting both their lives and dignity in danger. In the premiere episode, the teams arrive in Seattle for some bizarre head-to-head challenges at Marginal Way Park.

Serpico : Saturday, May 8 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT

**Special Presentation: VICELAND Movie**

An honest New York cop, Frank Serpico (Al Pacino, The Godfather franchise), blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the police force only to have his allies turn against him. John Randolph (You’ve Got Mail) and Jack Kehoe (The Untouchables) also star.

WOMAN : Tuesday, May 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT

**Series Premiere**

“Rape as a Weapon of War”

Spearheaded by feminist, journalist, and social and political activist Gloria Steinem, WOMAN is an unscripted, raw, and revelatory look at how violence against women drives global instability. In the premiere episode, Gloria travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo where rival armies and militias use the rape of local women as a routine military tactic.

States of Undress : Wednesday, May 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT

**Season Finale**

“China”

Hailey visits the manufacturing capital of the world to find out how China is transitioning from making the West’s goods to designing them.

VICE World of Sports : Wednesday, May 11 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT

“Bayou Classic”

Tradition is everything in college football, and the battle between two historically black colleges – Southern State University and Grambling State University – is a ritual unlike any other – especially during the halftime show.

Huang’s World : Thursday, May 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT

“Borderlands”

Eddie travels along the border between Mexico and the United States to learn about the dynamic and cultural exchange between a developing country and a first-world super power.

King of the Road : Thursday, May 12 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT

“Shirtless in Seattle”

The teams get their first city challenges leading to a handrail showdown. Later, skater Mike Davis finds himself in an uncomfortable situation when he locks lips with a certain woman.

Being John Malkovich : Friday, May 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT

**Special Presentation: VICELAND Movie**

Craig Schwartz (John Cusack, 2012) is an unsuccessful, unemployed puppeteer in a failing marriage with his pet-obsessed wife, Lotte (Cameron Diaz, Bad Teacher). After getting a job as a file clerk, things take a bizarre turn when Craig finds a tunnel behind a filing cabinet that leads him to the mind of actor John Malkovich (as himself). Catherine Keener (The 40-Year-Old Virgin) also stars.

Dogtown & Z Boys : Saturday, May 14 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 6 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT

**Special Presentation: VICELAND Movie**

Skateboarding crossed over into the mainstream population due in large part to a group of eight teenagers in an area of Santa Monica called Dogtown. It was there that this mismatched gang of kids from broken homes formed a group known as the Zephyr Team, a.k.a. Z-Boys. Director Stacy Peralta, one of the original Z-Boys, reunites the original crew 25 years later to discuss what it was like to be part of the movement.

FX

The Americans : Wednesday, May 4 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT

“The Magic of David Copperfield V: The Statue of Liberty Disappears”

The Jennings family approaches their breaking point when Philip and Elizabeth attempt to handle local agents. Will they make it through with their patriotism – and sanity – intact?

The Darjeeling Limited : Friday, May 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT

**Special Presentation: FX Movie**

A year after their father's funeral, three estranged American brothers reunite for a meticulously planned, soul-searching train voyage across India. Directed by Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel), the film boasts an all-star cast, including Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers), Adrien Brody (The Pianist), Jason Schwartzman (The Grand Budapest Hotel), and Anjelica Huston (Transparent).

The Americans : Wednesday, May 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT

“The Day After”

After the film premiere of The Day After, the stakes and consequences of the Cold War increasingly become clear to the public. Meanwhile, Elizabeth attempts to complete the painful “Patty” operation.

Baskets : Saturday, May 14 from 11 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET and Sunday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET (check local listings)

**Season 1 Marathon**

Chip Baskets (Zach Galifianakis) wants to follow his dream of being a French clown, but reality keeps interfering. Faced with financial difficulties and an impenetrable language barrier, he moves back home to Bakersfield with high hopes. There, he is forced to confront his past while working as a rodeo clown and competing with his siblings for his mother’s approval.

FXX

Sunshine : Friday, May 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT

**Special Presentation: FXX Movie**

A team of international astronauts is sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in the year 2057. Cillian Murphy ( Inception), Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids), and Chris Evans (Captain America franchise) star.

The Day the Earth Stood Still : Friday, May 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT

**Special Presentation: FXX Movie**

In this contemporary remake of the 1951 science-fiction classic, renowned scientist Dr. Helen Benson (Jennifer Connelly, A Beautiful Mind) finds herself face to face with an alien named Klaatu (Keanu Reeves, The Matrix franchise), who travels across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis.

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About VICELAND
Most TV channels are just a collection of shows – VICELAND is a collection of points-of-view. Everything at VICELAND has a reason to exist and a strong perspective. Our mission is to examine the world we live in, and explore the things that confuse us, make us curious, make us laugh, or awaken our sense of wonder. VICELAND features series examining all things cultural – including music, food, technology, sex, fashion, and more – hosted by VICE newcomers like Ellen Page, Ian Daniel, Michael K. Williams, and Hailey Gates, as well as long-time VICE hosts Action Bronson, Thomas Morton, and Eddie Huang.

About FX
FX is a digital specialty channel that delivers critically-acclaimed dramas and hit comedies, including FX original series American Horror Story, The Americans, Louie, and The Strain. Delivering compelling entertainment to Canadians, FX’s unique content also features movies and original Canadian programming.

FX is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company.

About FXX

FXX delivers provocative, anti-formula premium content geared towards a younger-skewing audience. The irreverent, smart, and subversive lineup includes a dynamic slate of FX original series. Anchored by hit comedies such as It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia and The League, FXX is also the home of new comedies You’re The Worst and Man Seeking Woman.

FXX and FX are a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI), which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company.

About OLN
OLN dares viewers to live vicariously through the unscripted, high-stakes adventures of outrageous and compelling characters. Witness their journeys as limits get pushed, and revel in raw, real life. OLN is home to hit shows Storage Wars, Ghost Hunters, and Survivorman, and also features original Canadian programming like Storage Wars Canada and The Liquidator. OLN is a part of Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information, visit www.OLN.ca


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