This August on The Movie Network: The Premiere of Showtime’s Documentary L WORD MISSISSIPPI: HATE THE SIN,

— July 30, 2014

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Below is achronological listing of The Movie Network programming highlights for August.All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit themovienetwork.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

 

Friday,Aug. 1

9 p.m. –WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE (2013) – *Premiere*

A corporateretreat turns into a nightmare when the reluctant participants get stranded on adesert isle with a former Marine retreat leader (Jean-Claude Van Damme, TheExpendables 2). Also starring Adam Brody (HOUSE OF LIES), Rob Huebel (THEMINDY PROJECT), Kristen Schaal (30 ROCK), and Megan Boone (THEBLACKLIST).

 

Saturday,Aug. 2

9 p.m. –ABOUT TIME (2013) – *Premiere*

Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) discovers he can travel intime and change what happens and has happened in his own life. He falls in lovewith the beautiful but insecure Mary (Rachel McAdams) but an unfortunatetime-travel incident causes him to have never met her at all.

 

Sunday,Aug. 3

9 p.m. –RAY DONOVAN – Season 2, Episode 4 of 12

 

10 p.m. –MASTERS OF SEX – Season 2, Episode 4 of 12

 

Thursday,Aug. 7

9 p.m. –ROGUE – Season 2, Episode 10 – *Season Finale*

 

Friday,Aug. 8

7:30 p.m.– KILLING DADDY (2014) – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere*

Blaming hermother's suicide on her father, a young woman (Elizabeth Gillies, VICTORIOUS),estranged from her family, finds an opportunity to avenge her mother's deathwhen her father (William R. Moses, THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER) hasa debilitating stroke.

 

9 p.m. –THE LIFEGUARD (2013) – *Premiere*

Once avaledictorian, a reporter (Kristen Bell, HOUSE OF LIES) quits her job in NewYork and returns to her childhood home, where she gets hired as alifeguard.

 

Saturday,Aug. 9

9 p.m. –JUSTIN BIEBER’S BELIEVE (2013) – *Premiere*

JUSTINBIEBER’S BELIEVEgoes behind-the-scenes and follows Justin Bieber during his rise to superstardom.

 

Sunday,Aug. 10

9 p.m. –RAY DONOVAN – Season 2, Episode 5 of 12

 

10 p.m. –MASTERS OF SEX – Season 2, Episode 5 of 12

 

Thursday,Aug. 14

9 p.m. – LWORD MISSISSIPPI: HATE THE SIN (2014) – *Premiere*

This 90-minutedocumentary from Showtime gives viewers an inside look into the daily strugglesof a group of lesbians, and the unique challenges they face in the religious andconservative deep South. The documentary is executive produced by filmmakerIlene Chaiken (THE L WORD, THE REAL L WORD).

 

Friday,Aug. 15

7:25 p.m.– HOLD FAST (2013) – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere*

Two teenage boysescape an unhappy home, embarking on a perilous journey of self-discovery thattakes them deep into the Newfoundland wilderness. Starring Avery Ash (REPUBLICOF DOYLE) and Mike Daly (ROOKIE BLUE).

 

9 p.m. –TWICE BORN (2012) – *Premiere*

A mother (PenélopeCruz, The Counsellor) finds her memories of a tragic romance (EmileHirsch, BONNIE AND CLYDE) stirred during a trip to Sarajevo with her teenageson.

 

Saturday,Aug. 16

7:30 p.m.– THE NUT JOB (2014) – *Premiere*

Surly the squirrel(Will Arnett, THE MILLERS) finds himself helping his park brethren raid a nutstore to survive, only to discover the store is also the front for a human gangplanning a bank robbery. Also starring Brendan Fraser (Gimme Shelter),Liam Neeson (A Million Ways to Die in the West), Katherine Heigl (STATEOF AFFAIRS), and Maya Rudolph (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE).

 

9 p.m. –VERONICA MARS (2014) – *Premiere*

Years afterwalking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars (KristenBell, HOUSE OF LIES) gets pulled back to her hometown in order to help her oldflame, Logan Echolls (Jason Dohring, MOTIVE), who's embroiled in a murdermystery.

 

Sunday,Aug. 17

9 p.m. –RAY DONOVAN – Season 2, Episode 6 of 12

 

10 p.m. –MASTERS OF SEX – Season 2, Episode 6 of 12

 

Friday,Aug. 22

9 p.m. –CRUEL & UNUSUAL (2013) – *Canadian Feature FilmPremiere*

Wrongly condemnedfor killing his wife, a man (David Richmond-Peck, HEMLOCK GROVE) finds himselfin a mysterious institution where he is sentenced to relive her death foreternity.

 

Saturday,Aug. 23

9 p.m. –KILL YOUR DARLINGS (2013) – *Premiere*

A murder in 1944draws together the great poets of the beat generation; Allen Ginsberg (DanielRadcliffe, A YOUNG DOCTOR’S NOTEBOOK), Jack Kerouac (Jack Huston, HBO’SBOARDWALK EMPIRE), and William Burroughs (Ben Foster, LoneSurvivor).

 

Sunday,Aug. 24

9 p.m. –RAY DONOVAN – Season 2, Episode 7 of 12

 

10 p.m. –MASTERS OF SEX – Season 2, Episode 7 of 12

 

Wednesday,Aug. 27

10 p.m. –60 MINUTES SPORTS – Season 2, Episode 8

The award-winningteam behind 60 MINUTES turns its investigative eye towards the world of sportsfrom in-depth reporting to the most compelling interviews.

 

Friday,Aug. 29

7:25 p.m.– HONOR STUDENT (2014) – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere*

At a book signingfor his big bestseller, Nicholas Howarth (Niall Matter, ARCTIC AIR) encounters aformer student (Josie Loren, MAKE IT OR BREAK IT) from his teaching days at awomen's prison.

 

Saturday,Aug. 30

7:30 p.m.– SWAN PRINCESS: A ROYAL FAMILY TALE (2014) – *Premiere*

Prince Derek (YuriLowenthal, TRIPTANK) and Princess Odette (Elle Deets, The Swan PrincessChristmas) adopt a little girl named Alise, who is kidnapped by flyingsquirrels. Now it's up to Derek and Odette to save her.

 

9 p.m. –GRUDGE MATCH (2013) – *Premiere*

A pair of agingboxing rivals, Henry ‘Razor’ Sharp (Sylvester Stallone, Escape Plan)and Billy ‘The Kid’ McDonnen (Robert De Niro, Last Vegas), are coaxedout of retirement to fight one final bout, thirty years after their lastmatch.

 

Sunday,Aug. 31

9 p.m. –RAY DONOVAN – Season 2, Episode 8 of 12

 

10 p.m. –MASTERS OF SEX – Season 2, Episode 8 of 12

 

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