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Rogers Media Television Specialty Rundown: Monday, September 6 – Sunday, September 12

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Rogers Media Television Specialty Rundown: Monday, September 6 – Sunday, September 12

 

Mantracker hunts for country music stars in the season 5 premiere (OLN)

 

what happens when a doctor tries to give a child breast implants? Find out on childrens hospital (g4)

 

kelsey grammar and gene simmons are asked the tough questions on the series premiere of shatner’s raw nerve (Bio)

 

(TorontoSeptember 2, 2010) Tune in to OLN, G4 and The Biography Channel for the thrills, laughter and awesome entertainment putting the special in specialties.  See below for the rundown of NEW series premieres and returning favs.

 

OLN

 

Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura: Saturday, September 11 at 8pm ET/PT ***Series Premiere***

Jesse Ventura and a team of expert investigators are on a mission to examine some of the most frightening and mysterious conspiracy allegations of our time. On the season premiere, Jesse Ventura steps into America's most controversial conspiracy by challenging the 9/11 Commission Report and searching for evidence to prove that the September 11th attacks may have been an inside job. At the urging of victims' families, he finds witnesses who claim the towers were brought down by explosives, the missing black box flight recorders were actually recovered and ground control knew the hijackers were in the cockpits before the jets took off.

 

Mantracker Marathon: Monday, September 6 from 10am to 6pm ET/PT

Catch the chase all day long as Mantracker hunts his prey in this full day marathon leading up to the season 5 premiere.

 

Mantracker: Monday, September 6 at 6pm ET/PT ***Season Premiere***

Season 5 kicks off in Elliot Lake, Ontario as Mantracker hunts for country music stars Clayton Bellamy and Jason McCoy of The Road Hammers.  These guys may know their way around a stage but what happens when they are stripped of their microphone and guitar and thrown into a bush with a map and compass?

 

G4

 

Childrens Hospital: Wednesday, September 8 at 9pm ET/PT

The staff is sympathetic about Lola's (Erinn Hayes) fake brain tumor. Glenn (Ken Marino) is arrested for trying to give an infant breast implants and Blake's (Rob Corddry) healing powers of laughter are lacking. Briggs recalls Owen's (Rob Huebel) last day as a cop and Cat (Lake Bell) falls in love again.

 

Mary Shelly’s Frankenhole: Thursday, September 9 at 9pm ET/PT

Founding Father, Thomas Jefferson visits Frankenstein's mad laboratory for some laughs and a song.

 

Biography

 

Frank the Entertainer…in a Basement Affair Marathon: Monday, September 6 from 8am to 7pm

Watch out ladies! The new bachelor has arrived and he is nothing like you’d imagine. At 31-years old his mom still does his laundry and his dad still gives him money to go to the movies. Follow Frank "The Entertainer" Maresca on his journey to find love and a new life, all while living in his parents damp basement.

 

Celebrity Ghost Stories: Monday, September 6 at 10pm ET/PT ***Series Premiere***

The first and only series where celebrities share their real life personal encounters with the paranormal. On the series premiere, Joan Rivers asks a voodoo priestess to help with an angry ghost, Scott Baio’s unresolved issues with his dad haunt him, Teri Palo retells his horrifying encounter as a child and David Carradine has a strange encounter with his wife’s ex husband.

 

My Ghost Story: Tuesday, September 7 at 10pm ***Series Premiere***

The season premiere is filled with heart-racing, goose-bumping fright with six unbelievably frightening ghost stories including a couple that is haunted by the spirit of a little boy, the spirit of Sharon Tate, who was pregnant when murdered by the Manson family, returns to the scene of the gruesome crime as a jaw-dropping apparition and the image of a gambler appears in a window of the old hotel where he took his own life.

 

Billy the Exterminator: Wednesday, September 8 at 10pm ET/PT ***Series Premiere***

No job is to too big or too dangerous for Billy Bretherton and his family as they run Vexcon, one of Louisiana’s busiest pest removal companies. They’ve seen it all and in the series premiere a vacant house has been taken over by rodents, but mice are not the only unwanted visitors; Billy also has to capture a snake that has slithered into the home. Then, a baseball stadium has been inhabited with bats and Billy and his brother Ricky need to get them out before opening day of the season!

 

Steven Segal Lawman: Thursday, September 9 at 10pm ET/PT ***Series Premiere***

For almost 20 years, Steven Segal has been working as a fully commissioned deputy sheriff in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. In the series premiere, Sheriff Deputy Steven Seagal and his team capture an armed carjacker after a high-speed chase and tackle a convicted felon packing a pistol. In between these impressive busts, Seagal teaches a fellow team member amazing Zen shooting techniques -- techniques everyone on his team will need to survive the dangerous streets of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.

 

Shatner’s Raw Nerve: Sunday, September 12 at 9 & 930pm ET/PT ***Series Premiere***

William Shatner is not shy and he is ready to ask all the tough questions! In this new edgy, off-beat celebrity interview series Shatner will attempt to probe his guest's most fascinating and sensitive subjects and touch upon a "Raw Nerve," capturing celebrities at their most unexpected. Shatner will explore life's most intriguing questions, revealing, funny, touching or even bizarre stories during intimate interviews. In the series premiere actor Kelsey Grammar is in the hot seat, followed by Gene Simmons.

 

 

The Biography Channel is a specialty television station in Canada that showcases real people, real drama, 24-hours a day.  Distinct programming blocks (Our Stories, Famous Faces, The A-List and Celebreality) offer an entertaining mix of biographies, reality series, documentaries and films; giving viewers behind-the-scenes and up close and personal access to today’s hottest celebrities, movers and shakers and pop culture icons.  Available to digital cable and satellite customers, The Biography Channel in Canada is owned by Rogers Broadcasting Limited, 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.thebiographychannel.ca.

 

G4 (formerly G4TechTV) is a digital television station in Canada that connects young adults to the latest in entertainment, gaming, pop culture and technology.  It's the ultimate destination for animated and live action comedy series as well as access to behind-the-scenes previews and reviews of leading edge events and trends.  Owned by Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company, G4 is available by subscription on digital cable and satellite.  For more information about G4 visit www.G4TechTV.ca.

 

OLN is a specialty television station in Canada offering viewers a one-stop destination for adrenaline pumping action and adventure entertainment.  From original Canadian hit reality, adventure, and travel series (Mantracker and Survivorman) to hit US acquired programming (Ghost Hunters and MonsterQuest). OLN takes viewers on intense, rugged journeys across Canada and around the world.  OLN 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. For more information visit www.OLN.ca.

 

Media contact:

 

Meghan Hardy, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3197, Meghan.hardy@rci.rogers.com     

Veronica Logue, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3195, veronica.logue@rci.rogers.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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