HBO Canada’s October Line-Up Includes MUHAMMAD ALI’S GREATEST FIGHT, New Episodes of BOARDWALK EMPIRE, EASTBOUND & DOWN, and HEL

— September 26, 2013

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Below is a chronological listing of HBO Canada programming highlights for October. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit hbocanada.com to confirm local broadcast times).

 

Friday, October 4

9 p.m. – STRIKE BACK – Season 4, Episode 7 of 10

Scott (Sullivan Stapleton) looks for an escape from Black Bear Prison, while Locke (Robson Green) becomes suspicious of Kamali (Zubin Varla). The team races to locate Stonebridge (Philip Winchester), whose condition continues to deteriorate when he encounters Al-Zuhari’s (Kevork Malikyan) plan firsthand.

 

Saturday, October 5

8 p.m. – MUHAMMAD ALI’S GREATEST FIGHT (2013)  

MUHAMMAD ALI’S GREATEST FIGHT focuses on the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on a champion who refused to enlist in the military on moral grounds. Starring Canadian legend Christopher Plummer (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo), Pablo Schrieber (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK), and Benjamin Walker (Flags Of Our Fathers).

 

9:45 p.m. – WCB TRIPLE HEADER 

HBO World Championship Boxing presents Miguel Cotto and Delvin Rodriguez in a 12 round 154-lb bout, Terence Crawford vs. Andrey Klimov, and heavyweights Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alexander Povetkin.

 

Sunday, October 6

9 p.m. – BOARDWALK EMPIRE – Season 4, Episode 5 of 12

Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit BellMediaPR.ca/HBO-Canada.

 

10 p.m. – EASTBOUND & DOWN – Season 4, Episode 2 of 8

Looking to reclaim the spoils of celebrity, Kenny (Danny McBride) visits Guy Young (Ken Marino) to discuss a career change. Kenny tries to convince Stevie (Steve Little) to rejoin the Powers team.

 

10:30 p.m. – HELLO LADIES – Season 1, Episode 2 of 8

Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit BellMediaPR.ca/HBO-Canada.

 

Monday, October 7

9 p.m. – VALENTINE ROAD (2013)

In 2008, eighth-grader Brandon McInerney shot classmate Larry King twice in the back of the head during first period. Directed by Marta Cunningham (Dancing At The Blue Iguana), VALENTINE ROAD reveals the heartbreaking circumstances that led to this shocking school shooting and its startling aftermath.

 

Friday, October 11

9 p.m. – STRIKE BACK – Season 3, Episode 8 of 10

Scott and Stonebridge aim to keep their promise to protect Ester (Amy-Leigh Hickman). After questioning a suspect from the raid on the facility, Richmond (Michelle Lukes) and Martinez (Milauna Jackson) follow an Al-Zuhari associate, gaining key intel. Believing an attack is imminent, the team sets out to stop an infiltrator before he reaches a populated area.

 

Saturday, October 12

8 p.m. – STORIES WE TELL (2012)

In this inspired, genre-twisting new documentary, Academy Award®-nominated writer/director Sarah Polley (Take This Waltz) is both filmmaker and detective as she investigates the secrets kept by a family of storytellers. She playfully interviews and interrogates a cast of characters of varying reliability and discovers that the truth depends on who’s telling it.

 

Sunday, October 13

9 p.m. – BOARDWALK EMPIRE –Season 4, Episode 6 of 12

Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit BellMediaPR.ca/HBO-Canada.

 

10 p.m. – EASTBOUND & DOWN ­– Season 4, Episode 3 of 8

Kenny treats family and friends to an overnight trip to the water park. A day of good clean fun gives way to an evening of debauchery.

 

10:30 p.m. – HELLO LADIES – Season 1, Episode 3 of 8

Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit BellMediaPR.ca/HBO-Canada.

 

Monday, October 14

9 p.m. – MONDAYS AT RACINE (2012)

Directed by Cynthia Wade (Born Sweet), Academy Award®-nominated documentary MONDAYS AT RACINE follows two sisters who open the doors of their Long Island beauty parlor to offer free salon services to women diagnosed with cancer.

 

9:45 p.m. – REDEMPTION (2013)

Academy Award®-nominated documentary REDEMPTION is an insightful film about people who collect cans in order to redeem them for refunds in New York City. The film is an unexpected and intimate look at post-industrial gleaners, struggling at the edge of our society.

 

Friday, October 18

9 p.m. – STRIKE BACK *Season 3 Finale*

Scott and Stonebridge come face-to-face with a new key player in Al-Zuhari’s plan. The timetable for the attack accelerates and the team resorts to questionable measures, sparking conflict within the unit.

 

Saturday, October 19

9:45 p.m. – WCB DOUBLE HEADER 

HBO World Championship Boxing presents a live championship showdown, with Mike Alvarado vs. Ruslan Provodnikov, in a 12-rounds 140-lbs title bout.

 

Sunday, October 20

9 p.m. – BOARDWALK EMPIRE – Season 4, Episode 7 of 12

Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit BellMediaPR.ca/HBO-Canada.

 

10 p.m. – EASTBOUND & DOWN – Season 4, Episode 4 of 8

Kenny follows through on a threat to Gene. Stevie gets Kenny a charity to promote during Guy’s (Ken Marino) goodwill “dragon boat” race. Taking the lead from his dad, Toby tries to find the courage to feed his new pet.

 

10:30 p.m. – HELLO LADIES – Season 1, Episode 4 of 8

Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit BellMediaPR.ca/HBO-Canada.

 

Monday, October 21

9 p.m. – LIFE ACCORDING TO SAM (2013)

LIFE ACCORDING TO SAM is a documentary that explores the remarkable world of one family's courageous fight to save their only son from Progeria, a rare and fatal disease.

 

Sunday, October 27

9 p.m. – BOARDWALK EMPIRE – Season 4, Episode 8 of 12

Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit BellMediaPR.ca/HBO-Canada.

 

10 p.m. – EASTBOUND & DOWN – Season 4, Episode 5 of 8

April gets Kenny to agree to undergo couples therapy. Kenny and Stevie map out a new business venture designed to capitalize on Kenny’s soaring stock.

 

10:30 p.m. – HELLO LADIES – Season 1, Episode 5 of 8

Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit BellMediaPR.ca/HBO-Canada.

 

Monday, October 28

9 p.m. – SEDUCED AND ABANDONED (2013)

SEDUCED AND ABANDONED follows Alec Baldwin and James Toback as they attempt to make a deal to produce their version of Last Tango in Paris at the Cannes Film Festival.

A dazzling collage of interviews and classic movie clips from intimate chats with Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, and Roman Polanski, to the pursuit of high-profile names like Ryan Gosling and Jessica Chastain. This cinematic romp is a humourous ode to everything alluring about cinema.

 

– HBO CANADA –

 

For more information, please contact:

Sarah Goddard, 416.384.2056 or

sarah.goddard@bellmedia.ca  

Michelle Fernandes, 416.956.8638 or

michelle.fernandes@bellmedia.ca

 

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