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Rogers Media Television Specialty Highlights Monday, Feb. 20 – Sunday, Feb. 26

 
 
 
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Rogers Media Television Specialty highlights
Monday, FEB. 20 – Sunday, feb. 26

- Boxing drama Lights Out premieres on FX Canada -
- Whisker Wars comes to an end with the season finale on OLN -
- James Dean: Outside the Lines premieres on Bio. The Biography Channel -
 
(Toronto – February 17, 2012) Next week, FX Canada’s knock-out lineup throws a right hook with the series premiere of Lights Out. On OLN, the bearded Texans take on the ultimate challenge in the season finale of Whisker Wars, and the Descending guyspush their limits aboard a sunken cruise ship. Plus, Bio: The Biography Channel revisits old Hollywood with a one-hour special on James Dean.

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Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for February 20 – February 26. All programming is subject to change.
 
FX Canada

Lights Out: Monday, Feb. 20 at 10pm ET (7pm PT) **Series Premiere**
“Pilot”
In the pilot episode, flashbacks of Lights’ (Holt McCallany, Men of Honor) last match reveal his reasoning for throwing in the towel and retiring from boxing prematurely. In the present, five years have passed since that last fight and Lights is struggling with financial problems that will soon affect his family. His challenges lead him to a perilous crossroad – can he battle the urge to return to boxing or should he accept a job as a brutal and intimidating debt collector? 
Sons of Anarchy: Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“Fix”
When Hale (Taylor Sheridan) refuses to shut down an Aryan meth lab, SAMCRO takes action with explosive results. Meanwhile, Clay (Ron Pearlman) and Gemma (Katey Segal) struggle to communicate; and the porn business presents an unsuspected windfall for Bobby (Mark Boone Junior), and a challenge for Tara (Maggie Siff). 
Louie: Thursday, Feb. 23 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“Moving”
Louie looks for a new home and it quickly becomes a quixotic search. His stand-up topics include the British royal family's ethnicity and his own financial inadequacies. Donna Hanover (One Life to Live) guest stars as a real-estate agent.
 
Unsupervised: Thursday, Feb. 23 at 10:30pm ET (7:30pm PT)
“Nits”
Gary (Justin Long) and Joel's (David Hornsby) plans to hook up with girls at the school dance are threatened by an outbreak of head lice.
OLN
Bear Swamp Recovery: Monday, Feb. 20 at 9:30pm ET (6:30pm PT)
A Shore Thing
PJ and Pops head to the Jersey Shore to repossess a sports car, while Dave and Missy track down a van.

Saw Dogs
: Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
“Hang Time”
The carvers are tasked with creating a bust of a Superbowl champion punter, which will be unveiled at his retirement party in just a few days. Steve brings in guest carver Ken Tynan, who has a special talent for creating recognizable human features in wood. But even with Pete Rieger and Mark Colp helping on the project, Steve isn’t convinced that the carving team can actually deliver the commission on time.
 
Deals From the Dark Side: Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 9:30pm ET (6:30pm PT)
“Harem Belt”
While antique hunting, Santini spots a slave harem belt stamped from the late 1700s, something he has never seen before. Later, he gears up for an upcoming dark antiques road show, but not before he finds another gem – a medieval device known as the “Flesh Ripper.”. This device was used in medieval times to torture people for attempting to kill the king.
 
Whisker Wars: Thursday, Feb. 23 at 9pm ET (6pm PT) **Season Finale**
“It’s Norway or the Highway”
In the Season 1 finale, the Beardsmen arrive at the ultimate proving ground: The World Championships in Trondheim, Norway, to compete for a big title.

Descending: Sunday, Feb. 26 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
“The Poor Knight”
Scott and Ellis cross New Zealand's North Island to board a sunken cruise ship and push their limits in a cave dive. Later, they are awestruck by the vibrant and healthy marine reserve at the Poor Knights Islands.
 
The Biography Channel

James Dean: Outside the Lines:Sunday, Feb. 26 at 8pm ET (5pm PT)
A one-hour portrait of the legendary actor who redefined the image of the rebellious teenager in the films East of Eden and Rebel Without A Cause. Although Dean's career was short-lived, he remains one of the great icons of American cinema who achieved worldwide popularity that has never faded.
 
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.
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. OLNwww.OLN.ca. 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
 
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 visitwww.thebiographychannel.ca.
 
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Media Contacts:
Meghan Hardy, FX Canada, OLN, Bio, 416.764.3197, meghan.hardy@rci.rogers.com
Sónia Brum, FX Canada, OLN, Bio, 416.764.3194, sonia.brum@rci.rogers.com

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