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Rogers Media Television Specialty Highlights Monday, Mar. 5 – Sunday, Mar. 11

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Rogers Media Television Specialty highlights
Monday, MAR. 5 – Sunday, Mar. 11

- It’s Tom Sawyer vs. Huckleberry Finn on an all-new episode of FX Canada’s Louie -
- OLN’s Deals From the Dark Side comes to a dramatic end in the Season 1 finale
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- Part 2 of The Tragic Side of Fame unravels more haunting stories of Hollywood stars gone too soon on The Biography Channel -
 
(Toronto – March 2, 2012) Next week, FX Canada continues its premium programming lineup with new episodes of Lights Out, Sons of Anarchy, Louie and Unsupervised, as well as the network premiere of three fan-favourite movies. On OLN, the first season of Deals From the Dark Side concludes with a death-defying escape from Steve Santini. Plus, The Biography Channel explores the dangers and demands of celebrity in Part 2 of The Tragic Side of Fame.
 
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Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for March 5 – March 11. All programming is subject to change.
FX Canada

Lights Out: Monday, Mar. 5 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“The Shot”
On the eve of his 40th birthday, Lights (Holt McCallany)struggles to reach a young fighter who may be the Leary gym's best hope for a championship title.

FX Canada Movie: Garden State: Monday, Mar. 5 at 11pm ET (8pm PT)
This ensemble dramatic film tells the story of a young man (Zach Braff, Scrubs) who returns back home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

Sons of Anarchy
: Tuesday, Mar. 6 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“Smite”
Clay (Ron Perlman) and SAMCRO go on the offensive against Zobelle (Adam Arkin) and the League with perilous results. Meanwhile, Unser (Dayton Callie) tells Hale (Taylor Sheridan) the truth about Gemma (Katey Sagal); and the divide between Clay and Jax (Charlie Hunnam) widens, forcing the others to choose sides.
FX Canada Movie: Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story: Tuesday, Mar. 6 at 11pm ET (8pm PT)
An average guy (Vince Vaughn, Couples Retreat) enters a dodgeball championship with a band of misfit friends in order to win enough money to pay his debts and save his neighborhood gym from being taken over by an evil corporate gym owner (Ben Stiller, Tower Heist).
 
FX Canada Movie: Napoleon Dynamite: Wednesday, Mar. 7 at 11pm ET (8pm PT)
Preston, Idaho's most curious resident, Napoleon Dynamite (Jon Heder, Blades of Glory), lives with his grandmother and his 31-year-old brother, Kip (Aaron Ruell, On the Road with Judas), as he works to help his best friend, Pedro (Efren Ramirez, Crank), snatch the Student Body President title from mean teen Summer Wheatley (Haylie Duff, Legacy).
Louie: Thursday, Mar. 8 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“Country Drive”
Louie takes his daughters on a road trip to visit his elderly aunt in Pennsylvania, where the girls experience culture shock. In his stand-up segment, Louie explains why he prefers Tom Sawyer to Huckleberry Finn.
Unsupervised: Thursday, Mar. 8 at 10:30pm ET (7:30pm PT)
“My Brother Brian”
Joel's (David Hornsby)  40-year-old brother, Brian, moves back into Joel's bedroom, and Joel strives to be more tolerant of him despite Brian's contemptible behavior.
OLN
Bear Swamp Recovery:Monday, Mar. 5 at 9:30pm ET (6:30pm PT)
Concrete Chaos
A psychotic employee and a pepper-spraying supervisor confront the team during the repo of three construction vehicles. Later, the team encounters resistance from patrons playing on a water trampoline.

Saw Dogs: Tuesday, Mar. 6 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
“Treehouse Fantasy”
Steve brings in guest carvers Tommy Craggs and Paul Frenette to help create one of his world-famous treehouses. The carvers dig deep into their fantasy bag of tricks to create a stunningly detailed masterpiece with no straight lines or square corners.
 
Deals From the Dark Side: Tuesday, Mar. 6 at 9:30pm ET (6:30pm PT) **Season Finale**
“Pear of Anguish”
Steve Santini is pumped for his annual interactive exhibit, a showcase for people to get a first-hand look at various historical torture devices. Later, Santini uncovers another great artifact known as the Pear of Anguish. These are so rare, the ones in existence are typically fakes - will this one be any different? Then, Steve prepares for another death-defying escape. This time he must break free from a metal box attached to his head, while it’s on fire.  
  
Descending: Sunday, Mar. 11 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
“The Emerald Sea”
Scott brings Ellis and the Descending team home to Canada for some cold-water diving off Vancouver Island. Scott and Ellis befriend some questionable creatures and then pilot a jet at 80 feet below the surface. Later, above the water, the team is put to work preparing a ship for scuttling.
 
The Biography Channel
The Tragic Side of Fame: Part 2: Saturday, Mar. 10 at 5pm ET (2pm PT)
This one-hour special unveils the stories of three actors who seemed to have it all, only to become casualties of fame. The conclusion of the two-part special follows the lives of young performers including Brittany Murphy (Uptown Girls), who struggled with career difficulties and tabloid attacks on her marriage; Corey Haim (The Lost Boys) who became a teen idol, but couldn't handle the pressure of expectations, the scars of sexual abuse, and the lure of drugs; and acclaimed actor Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight), whose once happy, domestic life coupled with access to prescription drugs led him to a tragic end.
 
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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