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DECK THE HALLS WITH ACTION PACKED MARATHONS AND JOLLY OL’ SAINT NICK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON ON OLN AND BIO CHANNEL

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DECK THE HALLS WITH ACTION PACKED MARATHONS AND JOLLY OL’ SAINT NICK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON ON OLN AND BIO CHANNEL

- OLN brings the gift of all-day fan-favourite marathons including Operation Repo, Deals From the Dark Side, Storage Wars and more -
- The Bio Channel keeps things traditional with Inside Story: The Santa Clause and Santa Claus Biography -

(Toronto – November 24, 2011) On the first days of Christmas here’s what OLN and BIO have in store - four pythons slithering, three ghosts a hunting, two repos pending, and an in-depth look at jolly Santa Claus. Offering a little break from the average Christmas fare, OLN gifts viewers with all-day marathons of all the favourites including: Operation Repo, Deals From the Dark Side, Ghost Hunters International, Survivorman, Man v. Food and starting with on Christmas Day with Python Hunters, premiering Sunday, Decemeber 25 at 11 am ET/PT.

Then, if the Christmas Yule Log isn’t bringing enough holiday cheer, get into the spirit of the season with Inside Story: Santa Clause and the biography of Kris Kringle himself on The Bio Channel. The festive fun begins on Christimas Eve with the Santa Claus Biography premiering Saturday, December 24 at 4pm ET.

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Below is a chronological listing of detailed holiday programming. All programming is subject to change.


OLN

Python Hunters Marathon: Sunday, December 25 starting at 11am ET/PT
**16-hour Marathon**
Scour the Florida Everglades with an elite squad of hunters as they fight back against a deadly invasion of Burmese pythons.

Operation Repo Marathon: Monday, December 26 starting at 10am ET/PT
**17-hour Marathon**
Take a look inside the fast-paced, high-pressure world of car repossession with 17 hours of intense drama, aggression and chaos.

Deals From the Dark Side Marathon: Tuesday, December 27 starting at 10am ET/PT
**13-hour Marathon**
Join eccentric collector Steve Santini on his quest to buy and authenticate dark relics. From a Titanic deck chair to medieval torture devices, Steve has an eye for the historic and the disturbed.

Ghost Hunters International Marathon: Wednesday, December 28 starting at 2pm ET/PT
**13-hour Marathon**
Follow Jason Hawes, Grant Wilson and their team around the world as they scour mysterious locations for lost spirits with 13 hours of hair-raising ghost hunting.

King of Cars Marathon: Thursday, December 29 starting at 12pm ET/PT
**13-hour Marathon**
Tune in for a raucous, behind-the-scenes look at the fast-talking world of car sales with this 13-hour marathon.

Survivorman Marathon: Friday, December 30 starting at 2pm ET/PT
**11-hour Marathon**
Travel along with filmmaker and naturalist Les Stroud as he journeys to remote –and often dangerous- locations in the wild, demonstrating primitive survival methods.

Storage Hunters Marathon: Saturday, December 31 starting at 4pm ET/PT
**11-hour Marathon**
Former boxer Brandon Bernier and his wife, Lori, are fierce competitors in a high-stakes sales game. From finding hidden bundles of cash to dangerous and weird items, this 11-hour marathon will show the ups and downs of storage unit auctions.

Man v. Food: Carnivore Chronicles Marathon: Sunday, January 1 starting at 11am ET/PT
**16-hour Marathon**
Sit down with Adam Richman for 16 hours of food competitions, as he scours the country in search of the biggest challenge.

Storage Wars Marathon: Monday, January 2 starting at 11am ET/PT
**16-hour Marathon**
In this 16-hour hunt, teams of bidders look to score it big in the high-stakes world of storage auctions.

The Biography Channel

Inside Story: Santa Clause: Saturday, December 24 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
In 1994, Disney set out to breathe new life into one of history’s most beloved characters – santa Claus – with the blockbuster movie The Santa Clause. Through exclusive interviews with stars Tim Allen, Canadian, Wendy Crewson, Judge Reinhold and David Krumholtz, as well as director John Pasquin and, producer Jeffrey Silver, Inside Story takes viewers behind the scenes of a $190-million hit film.

Santa Claus Biography: Saturday, December 24 at 4pm ET (1pm PT)
Though rooted in various religions, Santa Claus also symbolizes the secular spirit of generosity. Adored by children worldwide, but often with a different name and emanating from disparate myths, he continues to create instantaneous mirth and joy. Join us on a jolly journey through time to reveal his roots, from the Roman Befana to the Germanic Berchta and Knecht Ruprecht, from Saint Nicholas to Santa Claus.

About OLN
OLN is a specialty television station in Canada offering viewers a one-stop destination for adrenaline pumping action and adventure entertainment. Larger than life personalities take viewers on intense and rugged journeys across Canada and the world in pursuit of knowledge, competition and prey. Original Canadian reality, adventure, and travel series along with US acquired programming provides viewers with different perspectives on the world around them unearthing new and exhilarating adventures at every turn. 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.

About The Biography Channel
The Biography Channel is a specialty television station in Canada that showcases real people, real drama, 24-hours a day. Offering 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.


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


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