Canadian Original Films on The Movie Network in Nov. include the Premiere of Documentary FILTHY GORGEOUS: THE BOB GUCCIONE STORY

— November 7, 2013

Program Alert – November 7, 2013

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The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) presents the television debut of Canadian original documentary FILTHY GORGEOUS: THE BOB GUCCIONE STORY, premiering Friday, Nov. 8 at 9 p.m. ET/MT. FILTHY GORGEOUS chronicles the rise and fall of Bob Guccione, founder of notorious magazine Penthouse. Featuring archival footage, the film profiles Guccione’s rise to success as a revolutionary who challenged social mores and became an influential force in the media landscape of his time. The documentary recently made its world premiere at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival®, and is the latest film from Barry Avrich in a series of revealing projects about powerful entertainment icons and moguls.


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FILTHY GORGEOUS is joined by two additional Canadian feature film premieres supported by The Movie Network this November. Canadian photographer and filmmaker Rob Stewart’s REVOLUTION premieres on Monday, Nov.18 at 9 p.m. ET/MT on HBO Canada, and  a conservative accountant enlists the help of an exotic dancer on MY AWKWARD SEXUAL ADVENTURE premiering Friday, Nov. 22 at 9 p.m. ET/MT on TMN.


In Eastern Canada, Canadian feature films will be available in High Definition on TMN GO.


About The Movie Network:

The Movie Network is a pay television service available in eastern Canada delivering premiere access to Hollywood hit movies, new and exclusive HBO content, critically acclaimed Showtime series and first-rate Canadian programming to subscribers. The Movie Network service includes five 24-hour multiplex channels – The Movie Network, HBO Canada, MExcess, MFun! and MFest. All five multiplex channels are simulcast in High Definition and joined by TMN GO, a multi-platform video streaming service; The Movie Network OnDemand, a Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) service available in select areas across eastern Canada. The Movie Network is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about The Movie Network is available at




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