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CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED COMEDY SERIES LOUIE DEBUTS ON FX CANADA, FEBRUARY 9

                                                                       
 


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CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED COMEDY SERIES LOUIE DEBUTS ON FX CANADA, FEBRUARY 9
- Comedian Louis C.K. highlights his everyday ordeals in Season 2 with 14 hilarious episodes -
(Toronto – January 31, 2012) – From the inventive imagination of American comedian Louis C.K., the Emmy®-nominated comedy series Louie is heading to FX Canada. Louie puts a spotlight on C.K.’s everyday ordeals, his quest to find love and his pursuit of humour in life’s ordinary occurrences. Season 2 premieres Thursday, Feb. 9 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)Louie will air each week at 10pm ET (7pm PT) on Thursdays.  
 
Louie is a comedy filtered through the observational humor of Louis C.K.  Shot in New York City, each of the 14, half-hour single-camera-shot episodes features a scripted story with a mix of C.K.’s stand-up comedy and all-original material created for the series. Each episode puts a spotlight on Louis' hectic life as a successful stand-up comedian and newly single father raising his two daughters.
 
In the season two opener, “Pregnant,” Louie's sister (Rusty Schwimmer, The Informant!) shows up unexpectedly, and with unexpected news. In stand-up segments, C.K. muses on divorce, raising two young girls, and the challenges of making a new adult friend.  Season 1 of Louie aired last season on Citytv.
 
Visit FXCanada.ca for clips, games and behind-the-scenes materials including American Horror Story Horror House Calls” videos and the “Family Portrait" game, exclusive Sons of Anarchy videos, and interviews with the cast and crew of Wilfred.
 
About FX Canada
FX Canada is a digital specialty channel that delivers critically-acclaimed dramas and hit comedies, including FX original series American Horror Story, Wilfred, The League, Lights Out, Terriers and Sons of Anarchy. Delivering compelling entertainment to Canadians, FX Canada’s unique content also features movies and original Canadian programming. FX Canada 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.
 
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For more information, please contact:
Meghan Hardy, FX Canada, 416.764.3197, meghan.hardy@rci.rogers.com
Sónia Brum, FX Canada, 416.764.3194, sonia.brum@rci.rogers.com

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