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ROGERS MEDIA SPECIALTY HIGHLIGHTS MONDAY, MAR. 19 – SUNDAY, MAR. 25

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ROGERS MEDIA SPECIALTY HIGHLIGHTS
MONDAY, MAR. 19 – SUNDAY, MAR. 25

- Comedians Dane Cook and Bob Saget guest star in a new episode of Louie on FX Canada -
- Bob Irwin, father of late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, steps in to help the Python Hunters crew on OLN -
- A man struggles to save himself and his family from drowning in I Survived on The Biography Channel -

(Toronto – March 16, 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 movie premiere of The Edge. On OLN, the action intensifies with new episodes of Bear Swamp Recovery, Saw Dogs, Python Hunters and Descending. Plus, a dramatic episode of I Survived on The Biography Channel documents the true stories of a man saving his family’s life, and a female prison officer surviving the longest prison siege in U.S. history.

Images available at www.rogersmediatv.ca

Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for March 19 – March 25. All programming is subject to change.
FX Canada

Lights Out: Monday, Mar. 19 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“The Comeback”
As the Learys’ financial situation turns more desperate, the aftershocks threaten Lights’ (Holt McCallany) and Theresa’s (Catherine McCormack) marriage.
FX Canada Movie: The Edge: Monday, Mar. 19 at 11pm ET (8pm PT)
The harrowing tale of two very different men – one an intellectual billionaire (Sir Anthony Hopkins, Red Dragon), the other a hotshot fashion photographer (Alex Baldwin, 30 Rock) – who survive a plane crash in the hostile Alaskan wilderness.
Sons of Anarchy: Tuesday, Mar. 20 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“Gilead”
While SAMCRO navigates a hostile environment, Agent Stahl (Ally Walker) returns to Charming with an offer for the MC. Then, the feud between Jax (Charlie Hunnam) and Clay (Ron Perlman) gets physical; and Opie (Ryan Hurst) makes a new friend.

FX Canada Movie: Alien Vs. Predator: Wednesday, Mar. 21 at 11pm ET (8pm PT)
An expedition of archaeologists on Earth discover an Aztec temple hidden under the Antarctic circle, housing a host of Alien creatures. A group of five coming-of-age predators have also come to the temple, as it has long been a training ground for their race. A battle for domination of the Earth ensues...and humans may be the losers. Starring Sanaa Lathan (Out of Time) and Raoul Bova (The Tourist).
Louie: Thursday, Mar. 22 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
“Oh Louie/Tickets”
Louie recalls his past career failures, and tries to get concert tickets for his daughter’s birthday. In a panic to find Lady Gaga tickets, Louie turns to comedian Dane Cook, whom he has feuded with for years. Comedian Bob Saget also guest stars.
Unsupervised: Thursday, Mar. 22 at 10:30pm ET (7:30pm PT)
“Youngbloods”
Gary (Justin Long) and Joel (David Hornsby) get fake IDs so they can give blood.
OLN
Bear Swamp Recovery: Monday, Mar. 19 at 9:30pm ET (6:30pm PT)
“Slow and Steady Wins the Race”
The crew goes on a mission to repo custom race cars, but the owners put up a fight. Later, a repo of band equipment hits a sour note with the lead guitarist, who rallies fans against the Bear Swamp team.

Saw Dogs: Tuesday, Mar. 20 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
“Action Hero”
A top movie stuntwoman asks the carvers to create a sculpture commemorating her mentor, a celebrated stuntman who was famous for his work in westerns. Guest carver Jeff Samudosky takes the reins on the project, which features a western scene in three-dimensional relief on a massive redwood slab.

Python Hunters: Saturday, Mar. 24 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
“Cane Toad Madness”
On the final leg of their Australian adventure, the hunters team up with local experts to help protect endangered species, heal wounded animals, and return a few back to the wild. Bob Irwin, father of late Crocodile Hunter and wildlife expert Steve Irwin, joins the crew for the day.

Descending: Sunday, Mar. 25 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
“The Deep”
Continuing their Caribbean island hopping, the Descending team contemplates underwater art in Grenada, comes face to face with the ocean’s largest carnivore in Dominica, and then goes deeper than they ever have before to 1000 ft below the surface.


The Biography Channel

I Survived: Sunday, Mar. 25 at 10pm ET (7pm PT)
A heart-wrenching drama unfolds when a man struggles to save himself and his family from drowning in frigid waters. Then, a female prison officer uses her strength and quick thinking skills to stay alive during the longest prison siege in U.S. history.

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. 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.

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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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