Programming Alert – May 29, 2014
M3 Jumps into June with the Season 5 Premiere of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, and the Season Finales of SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED, and IT TAKES A CHOIR
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- Things get heated between Aria and Ezra in the shocking Season 5 premiere of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on Tuesday, June 10 at 8 p.m. ET
- The uplifting Season 1 finale of IT TAKES A CHOIR airs Thursday, June 12 at 9 p.m. ET
- SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED wraps up Season 1 with a dramatic conclusion on Sunday, June 29 at 8 p.m. ET
- Movie premieres this month include TO THE MAT, I ME WED, TOM, DICK & HARRIET, GARAGE SALE MYSTERY, CLUE, and more beginning Friday, June 6 at 9 p.m. ET
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Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for June. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit m3tv.ca to confirm local broadcast times).
Wednesday, June 4
10 p.m. – FRANKLIN & BASH – “650 to SLC”
In the Season 2 finale, Leonard Franklin (Beau Bridges) attempts to buy the firm from Stanton Infeld (Malcolm McDowell), and Franklin (Breckin Meyer) and Bash (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) fight to save it. This battle is escalated when Bash also comes to the rescue of an old high school friend who is running for governor and wants to drop out of the race due to a scandal.
Friday, June 6
9 p.m. – TO THE MAT (2011) – *Movie Premiere*
A laid-back wrestler, Aaron Stocuim (Ricky Schroder) tries to keep his family’s down-and-out southern wrestling school above water. When his mother hires an uptight Wall Street consultant from New York, Janice Bailor (Laura Bell Bundy) to help get the books in order, these two opposites must find a way to get along and save the family business.
Tuesday, June 10
8 p.m. – PRETTY LITTLE LIARS – *Season 5A Premiere*
In the new season of the hit drama series, the pretty little liars, Aria (Lucy Hale), Spencer (Troian Bellisario), Hanna (Ashley Benson), and Emily (Shay Mitchell), must dodge their dreaded nemesis, “A,” while navigating a world with Alison (Sasha Pieterse) back in it. Taking matters into their own hands, the girls break down all boundaries, and sacrifice old and new relationships in order to finally reveal who “A” truly is.
Wednesday, June 11
10 p.m. – FRANKLIN & BASH – “Coffee and Cream”
Season 3 begins with legal hotshot Rachel King (Heather Locklear) humiliating Franklin (Breckin Meyer), and Bash (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) on national television. Impressed, Stanton (Malcolm McDowell) hires her to help run the firm. Meanwhile, the duo represent a magician when a bracelet goes missing; Damien (Reed Diamond) releases an embarrassing viral video, and Pindar (Kumail Nanjiani) finds a termite in his bed.
Thursday, June 12
9 p.m. – IT TAKES A CHOIR – *Season 1 Finale*
The United States Playing Card Company has a big successful factory in a suburb of Cincinnati, but its relocation a few years ago left the employees feeling separated from one another. It’s front versus back at this busy workplace, where the people on the line making the product feel like their front-office co-workers don’t know them and don’t understand what they do to make the business successful. Gareth Malone steps in to help transform the dynamic of this workplace through song, hoping to change the cards that the employees have been dealt.
10 p.m. – THE FALL – *Series Premiere*
This new psychological thriller examines the lives of two hunters. One is a serial killer who stalks his victims in and around Belfast, Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan), and the other is a talented female Detective Superintendent from the MET, Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) who is brought in to catch him.
Friday, June 13
9 p.m. – I ME WED (2007) – *Movie Premiere*
When Isabel Darden (Erica Durance), a successful, attractive 30-year-old woman, grows tired of people asking her "when are you going to get married," she decides to honour the person she loves the most, by tying the knot with herself.
Wednesday, June 18
10 p.m. – FRANKLIN & BASH – “Dead and Alive”
After the staff moves into Infeld’s (Malcolm McDowell) home, Peter (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) meets Charlie (Nicky Whelan). Jared (Breckin Meyer) and Peter must prove that a veteran is alive after being listed as dead due to an error and get his house back. In the meantime, Infeld worries Karp (Reed Diamond) when he acts strange because of a lady whose visa will expire.
Friday, June 20
9 p.m. – TOM, DICK & HARRIET (2013) – *Movie Premiere*
Creative director Tom Burns (Steven Weber) may be at the top of his game, but he’s still considered a dinosaur for being over forty in the youthful, trendy business of advertising. In a moment of desperation, he hires young con-artist Dick Sweeney (Andrew Francis) to be his stand-in at an ad agency, while Tom does all of the hard work behind the scenes. The scheme works until Tom falls for Dick’s co-worker Harriet Fellows (Michelle Harrison), forcing Tom and Dick to make a choice between love and getting a paycheck.
Wednesday, June 25
10 p.m. – FRANKLIN & BASH – “Good Lovin”
Peter’s Mom (Jane Seymour) gets him in big trouble after she is arrested on prostitution charges. Peter (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) has to prove that his mom meant no harm. In the meantime, Jared (Breckin Meyer) causes more trouble for Peter because of his affair with the DA, leaving Peter having to put his mother on the stand. Damien (Reed Diamond) hopes to see if he can get a judge’s seat before he retires and hoping he can speed the process of becoming a judge a little bit faster.
Friday, June 27
9 p.m. – GARAGE SALE MYSTERY (2013) – *Movie Premiere*
Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) can always find a diamond in the rough, when it comes to garage sales, that is. When a string of burglaries hits her town, Jennifer’s keen eye for detail and her natural problem solving instincts help her to see the connection between these burglaries and local garage sales. Things begin to get messy, when she discovers the dead body of her friend.
Saturday, June 28
9 p.m. – CLUE (1985) – *Movie Premiere*
Six strangers are invited to a party at a secluded New England mansion. They are met by the house butler Wadsworth (Tim Curry), who reminds them that they have been given pseudonyms to protect their true identity. During dinner, the seventh attendee, Mr. Boddy, arrives. After dinner, Wadsworth takes everyone to the study and reveals the true nature of the party: all of the guests are being blackmailed.
Sunday, June 29
8 p.m. – SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED – *Season 1 Finale*
After discovering a lost love letter from a sick woman, the team is led to a falsely imprisoned man, and realize that both love and a man's life are at stake. Taking their investigation outside the boundaries of the postal system, the Dead Letters Office works to clear the name of the wrongfully accused man and reunite him with the love of his life.
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