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Rogers Media Television Specialty Highlights Monday, Feb. 27 – Sunday, Mar. 4

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Rogers Media Television Specialty highlights
Monday, FEB. 27 – Sunday, Mar. 4

- Joan Rivers guest stars as herself on FX Canada’s Louie -
- The carvers of OLN’s Saw Dogs
create a life-sized sculpture of an 800-pound polar bear -
- Two-part documentary special unravels the tragic stories of Hollywood stars on Bio -
 
(Toronto – February 23, 2012) Next week, FX Canada delivers viewers even more laughs,action and drama with new episodes of Lights Out, Sons of Anarchy, Louie and Unsupervised. Then, don’t miss all-new episodes of Saw Dogs, Deals From the Dark Side and Descending on OLN. Plus, Bio: The Biography Channel explores the perils and pressures of celebrity with The Tragic Side of Fame: Part 1.
 
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Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for February 27 – March 4. All programming is subject to change.

FX Canada

Lights Out: Monday, Feb. 27 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“Cakewalk”
When Lights (Holt McCallany) is threatened with criminal charges, he's forced to make a special delivery that could have unexpected consequences.

Sons of Anarchy
: Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“Eureka”
During a gun run, a Redwood Original is grabbed by bounty hunters. Meanwhile, the tension between Jax (Charlie Hunnam) and Clay (Ron Perlman) becomes palpable as unlikely alliances form within the MC; and Gemma (Katey Sagal) tries to confront her attacker.

FX Canada Movie: The Good Son: Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 11pm ET (8pm PT)
A 12-year-old boy (Elijah Wood, Wilfred) learns that evil has many faces when he goes to live with relatives after his mother's death and comes under the influence of his malevolent cousin (Macaulay Culkin, Home Alone)

Louie
: Thursday, Mar. 1 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“Joan”
Louie has a rough show in Atlantic City, but receives some career advice from an unlikely source. Louie's stand-up topics include intestinal distress and the downside to casino gambling. Joan Rivers (Fashion Police) guest stars as herself.

Unsupervised
: Thursday, Mar. 1 at 10:30pm ET (7:30pm PT)
“The Magic of Science”
Gary (Justin Long) and Joel (David Hornsby) enlist a psychic to help them win the school science fair.

OLN
Bear Swamp Recovery:Monday, Feb. 27 at 9:30pm ET (6:30pm PT)
Shock Tactics
Tiny witnesses the horror of hazing during a repo at a frat house, and one of the team members gets tasered during the repossession of five limousines.

Saw Dogs: Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
“Dances with Bears”
The carvers are asked to create a life-size sculpture of an 800-pound polar bear for its owner, a famed animal trainer. Guest carver J. Chester Armstrong is invited to create the likeness of the massive beast from a giant hunk of redwood. Chester, who has a degree in philosophy, seems to communicate directly with the spirit inside the wood. Meanwhile, Pete Rieger secretly carves a raven in exchange for a personal tattoo, much to the displeasure of Saw Valley boss Steve.
 
Deals From the Dark Side: Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 9:30pm ET (6:30pm PT)
“Beheading Axe”


Descending: Sunday, Mar. 4 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
“The Sea Less Travelled”
The team ventures to Djibouti to swim with the world’s largest fish – the whale shark. Later, they must overcome frustrating travel challenges en route to Sudan where they dive Cousteau’s Conshelf II and a Second World War wreck with a deadly cargo.
On the hunt for dark artifacts, Steve uncovers rare antique Asian handcuffs. Paired with the Chinese cangue he purchased online, Steve takes the items to an expert. He’s both pleased and upset by what he finds out. Then, Steve pays a visit to a private collector and falls in love with a 16th-century beheading axe, something he’s dying to have in his collection. His journey to authenticate it takes him to a blacksmith, and later, lands him in an operating room.  
 
The Biography Channel
The Tragic Side of Fame: Part 1 : Sunday, Mar. 4 at 8pm ET (5pm PT)
The first of a two-part special exposes the dark side of celebrity life with profiles on the lives of Dana Plato (Diff'rent Strokes), a television star who struggled with substance abuse; Rob Pilatus, who was emotionally destroyed when his pop duo Milli Vanilli was exposed as a sham; and Anna Nicole Smith (The Anna Nicole Smith Show), who dreamed of becoming the next Marilyn Monroe, but whose life ended as a result of drug abuse.
 
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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