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OLN Combats the Winter Blues With Outrageously Entertaining New Series and Returning Fan-Favourites

New original series Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan premieres January 21

Fresh series Duck Dynasty, Duck Commander, and Toy Hunter invade OLN
 – Whisker Wars, Operation Repo, Ghost Hunters, and Baggage Battles return with new seasons and episodes

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TORONTO (December 13, 2012) Introducing viewers to a roster of fresh, outrageous, and diverse characters, OLN adds new series Duck Dynasty, Duck Commander, and Toy Hunter, along with original series Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan, to a lineup of envelope-pushing, spine-tingling, and cringe-worthy programming this mid-season. Kicking off the season with some familiar “faces,” Whisker Wars returns to OLN starting January 8, followed by fan-favourites including Baggage Battles, Ghost Hunters, and Operation Repo.

From Lord of the Rings to Wild Things, internationally renowned actor Dominic Monaghan (Lost) takes viewers on an exhilarating search for some of the most frightening and fascinating creatures on the planet in the new, original series Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan. Then, new series Toy Hunter plays right into viewers’ TV screens, as collectibles and toy expert Jordan Hembrough scours the U.S. searching for hidden treasures to buy and sell around the world. From digging through thousands of toy stashes, to poking through cramped attics and dirty garages, Hembrough is looking to turn people’s old trash into cold cash.

The Robertson family shares its true rags to riches story in the new series Duck Dynasty. Once poverty-stricken and surviving on the limited means of their homegrown operation selling duck calls, the family business has grown into a multi-million dollar sporting empire. Watch the trials, tribulations, and hilarious day-to-day events of this southern redneck family as they run Duck Commander.  Viewers can take a behind-the-scenes tour of the business on new series Duck Commander. Making its Canadian network premiere, the series offers viewers an exclusive look into the family-run operation, home, and life on the road as the family stakes its claim as the world's greatest duck hunters.

Viewers can catch outrageous new episodes of Whisker Wars Season 2, Operation Repo Season 5, part 2, Ghost Hunters Season 8, part 2, and Baggage Battles Season 2.

Midseason 2013 Premiere Dates

Dates are subject to change. All times ET.

Monday, Jan. 7

7 p.m. – Duck Dynasty (Season 1, weekly strip)

7:30 p.m. – Duck Commander (Season 1, weekly strip) **Canadian Network Premiere*

Tuesday, Jan. 8

9:30 p.m. - Whisker Wars (Season 2, 6x30)

Wednesday, Jan. 9

9 p.m. – Operation Repo (Season 5 part 2, 14x30)

Friday, Jan. 11

9 p.m. – Ghost Hunters (Season 8 part 2, 12x30)

Monday, Jan. 21

9 p.m. – Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan (8x60) **NEW OLN Original Series**

Thursday, March 7

9 p.m. – Baggage Battles (Season 2, 14x30)

9:30 p.m. – Toy Hunter (13x30 + 1x60) *NEW*

New Series Descriptions

Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan *OLN Original Series*

Mondays at 9 p.m.

Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan is an exhilarating travel-adventure series that follows actor Dominic Monaghan (Lost) as he explores the remote corners of the globe in search of some the most fascinating animals in the world. Dominic takes viewers along on an intimate, action-packed journey as he gets up close and personal with some of the most dangerous and elusive creatures known to man. The series premiere sees Dominic travel to Venezuela in search of the giant water bug.

Duck Dynasty

Mondays at 7 p.m.

The Robertson family is living the American dream operating a thriving business while staying true to family values. The family’s rags-to-riches story is still unfolding, as their homegrown mom-and-pop operation has become a sporting empire by fabricating top-of-the-line duck calls and decoys out of salvaged swamp wood. Together, the family runs a booming business that employs half the neighbourhood. Each episode brings a new set of challenges met with a down-home sense of humour.

Duck Commander

Mondays at 7:30 p.m.

Duck Commander offers viewers a sneak peek of the family-owned Duck Commander Company. For 30 years, Phil Robertson’s life has been dedicated to the relentless pursuit of ducks. He pioneered the modern duck call, broke new ground in hunting videos, and redefined the hardcore duck hunter. The series takes viewers on a journey into the business, home, and life of the Robertson family.

Toy Hunter

Thursdays at 9:30 p.m.

Jordan Hembrough, a renowned toy dealer and ultimate toy hunter, takes toy picking to a new level as he searches for collections from across the U.S. This "in-demand dealer" finds the picks of a lifetime for struggling business owners, annual toy events, and even a few celebrity collectors. The stakes are higher, the haggles are tougher, and the payoffs are much greater than before.

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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.

Media Contacts

Jessica Beard, OLN, 416.764.3095, jessica.beard@rci.rogers.com
Sónia Brum, OLN, 416.764.3194,
sonia.brum@rci.rogers.com

 


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