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Rogers Media Television Specialty Rundown Monday, December 13 – Sunday, December 19

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Rogers Media Television Specialty Rundown 

Monday, December 13 – Sunday, December 19

 

The Ghost Hunters team comes to canada to investigate some OF the nations most haunted LOCATIONS (OLN)

 

ED BEGLEY JR GUEST STARS ON CHILDRENS HOSPITAL AS A MAN SEARCHING FOR SOMEONE TO PERFORM AN ABORTION ON HIS SON (g4)

 

TIM ALLEN GETS GRILLED ON SHATNER’S RAW NERVE (Bio)

 

(TorontoDecember 9, 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 episodes airing this week.

 

Show images are available at www.rogersmediatv.com 

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OLN

 

Destination Truth: Monday, December 13 – Thursday, December 16 at 8pm ET/PT 

Josh Gate’s investigations continue to get stranger as he searchers for a dragon like creature that lives in the swamps of West Africa; a large owl of human proportions, said to be half owl, half human; an island that is haunted by the spirits of dead slaves; an unknown wildman that kidnapped a girl and held her captive; and a dinosaur like creature that is the size of an elephant. Will he track them down or will the unexplained remain unknown to the world?  

 

Ghost Hunters: Monday, December 13 – Friday, December 17 at 10pm ET/PT

This week the Ghost Hunters team drops in for a visit to Canada as they investigate one of the nation’s oldest prisons, the Cornwall Jail, where there have been reports of paranormal activity. Then the team explores Fort Henry in Kingston, Ontario, notoriously known as Canada’s most haunted location, where tourist have claimed to have had encounters with ghosts. The team also visits the Congress Theater, when the lights go out, the spirits come out to play; a mansion where blood pours from the walls; and a cruise ship built at the end of WWII, where crew members have seen full body apparitions.  

 

Follow OLN on Twitter @OLNCanada.

 

G4

 

Childrens Hospital: Wednesday, December 15 at 9pm ET/PT
Dr. Spratt is asked by a right-wing, pro-life Senator (guest star, Ed Begley Jr., Pineapple Express) to perform an abortion on his 16 year-old son. Dr. Maestro struggles with a ten year-old kid who continues to beat him up. Also guest starring, Rachael Harris (The Hangover) and Zandy Hartig (Role Models).

 

Delocated: Wednesday, December 15 at 9:15pm ET/PT

“Jon” puts himself out there and runs for NYC Dog Mayor even though it runs the risk of blowing his cover in the witness protection program. One of Jon's lies result in the kidnapping of the owner of his favourite sub shop.

 

Metalocalypse: Friday, December 17 at 9pm ET/PT
Dethklok kidnaps Toki for his birthday party and decide to buy him a bunch of women to sleep with, but Toki declines and instead begins his search for a soul mate. When his hunt for love fails, Toki decides to sleep with all the woman at the party. Meanwhile, Murderface gets fed up with his sexual performance and bets Skwisgaar that he can have more sex than him. Murderface loses the bet and ends up with a bent and broken penis.

 

 Follow G4 on Twitter @G4Canada.

 

The Biography Channel

 

Celebrity Ghost Stories: Monday, December 13 at 10pm ET/PT

A young Christopher Knight (The Brady Bunch) is visited by the spirit of a tormented girl; a spirit lures Carol Alt (Thunder in Paradise) into buying her first home; Dick Van Patten (Robin Hood: Men in Tights) is visited by a ghost who foreshadows his future and Marissa Jaret Winokur (American Beauty) stumbles upon a sad spirit in her friend's home.
 

Billy the Exterminator: Wednesday, December 15 at 10 & 10:30pm ET /PT

Billy answers a distress call from a local animal control officer after getting reports of a telephone-pole sized snake on the prowl! While Billy is unsure at first, when he encounters this 15 foot monster first hand he has no choice but to take it very seriously. Later, Billy is called to tackle a severe roach infestation threatening the health of three small children with respiratory problems. Billy arrives only to find himself outnumbered, can he get the upper hand or will the clients be forced to flee? Later, Billy gets a call about a skunk problem at the Hughes residence. The skunk has been terrorizing and spraying the family dog and is a real threat for their little daughter who plays in the back yard. Can Billy catch the skunk without getting sprayed?

 

Obsessed: Friday, December 17 at 10pm ET/PT

Shannon is a hypochondriac with an intense fear of death. She avoids driving on the freeway for fear she'll spontaneously combust or go blind. Shannon will try to overcome her dread of driving so she can take her autistic child to a ranch for kids with special needs. Meanwhile, Todd has an obsessive compulsion to pull out his own hair. He spends his days writing obsessive thoughts on the walls and pulling hairs off his face and head.

 

Shatner’s Raw Nerve: Sunday, December 19 at 9pm ET/PT

Host William Shatner and actor, comedian Tim Allen (Home Improvement) sit down to discuss raw topics. Shatner learns of Allen's phase with alcoholism, the loss of his father and how he made it into show business after going to prison for cocaine possession. Allen talks about his passion for cars and motorcycles.


Follow Bio on Twitter @bio_canada.

 

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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