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- Acclaimed dark comedies SHAMELESS, HOUSE OF LIES, and EPISODES return with all new episodes, beginning Sunday, Jan. 11
- Don McKellar’s Canadian Screen Award-winning film THE GRAND SEDUCTION premieres Saturday, Jan. 31 at 9 p.m. ET
- TMN Hollywood hit film premieres in January include: CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER, LAST VEGAS, DIVERGENT, BLENDED, and THINK LIKE A MAN TOO
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Below is achronological listing of The Movie Network programming highlights for January.All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit themovienetwork.ca to confirm local broadcast times).
9 p.m. –CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (2014) – *Premiere*
Steve Rogers(Chris Evans, The Avengers) struggles to embrace his role in the modernworld and battles a new threat from old history; the Soviet agent known as theWinter Soldier (Sebastien Stan, ONCE UPON A TIME).
9 p.m. –BAD WORDS (2013) – *Premiere*
Guy Trilby (JasonBateman, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT), a school dropout who’s now an adult, finds aloophole in the regulations of The Golden Quill, the largest spelling bee in theU.S., which allows him to participate.
9 p.m. –LAST VEGAS (2013) – *Premiere*
Three 60-somethingfriends, Billy (Michael Douglas), Paddy (Robert De Niro), and Archie (MorganFreeman), take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party inLas Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
9 p.m. –SQUATTERS (2014) – *Premiere*
Home early from their vacation, a wealthy PacificPalisades family discovers a pair of homeless young drifters who were squattingin their home. Starring Gabriella Wilde (Carrie), Evan Ross (The Hunger Games: Mockingyay – Part1), and Gia Mantegna (The Frozen Ground).
8:30 p.m.– THE BIRTHDAY BOYS – Season 2, Episode 8 of 10
9 p.m. –MOM’S NIGHT OUT (2014) – *Premiere*
All Allyson (SarahDrew, GREY’S ANATOMY) and her friends want is a long-needed moms' night out. Butin order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation, and food not served in a bag,they need their husbands to watch the kids for a few hours.
9 p.m. –DIVERGENT (2014) – *Premiere*
In this sci-fiaction film, a world is divided by factions based on virtues. Tris (ShaileneWoodley, The Descendants) learns she's Divergent and won't fitin.
9 p.m. –SHAMELESS – Season 5, Episode 1 of 12 – *Season Premiere*
10 p.m. –HOUSE OF LIES – Season 4, Episode 1 of 12 – *SeasonPremiere*
10:30 p.m.– EPISODES – Season 4, Episode 1 of 9 – *Season Premiere*
11 p.m. –THE HUNGOVER GAMES (2014) – *Premiere*
After celebratingDoug's (John Livingston, Dopamine) upcoming wedding in a cut-rate hotelin Laughlin, NV, hungover guys Bradley (Ross Nathan, HBO’s DOLL & EM), Ed(Ben Begley, Hard Sun), and Zach (Herbert Russell, ROBOT CHICKEN) wakeup in a futuristic dystopia, having lost Doug.
8:30 p.m.– THE BIRTHDAY BOYS – Season 2, Episode 9 of 10
9 p.m. –THE QUIET ONES (2014) – *Premiere*
A universityprofessor (Jared Harris, MAD MEN) and a team of students conduct an experimenton a young woman, uncovering terrifyingly dark, unexpected forces in theprocess.
9 p.m. –BLENDED (2014) – *Premiere*
After a bad blinddate, Jim (Adam Sandler) and Lauren (Drew Barrymore) find themselves stucktogether at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as theirrespective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
9 p.m. –SHAMELESS – Season 5, Episode 2 of 12
10 p.m. –HOUSE OF LIES – Season 4, Episode 2 of 12
10:30 p.m.– EPISODES – Season 4, Episode 2 of 9
11 p.m. –RAGE (2014) – *Premiere*
When the daughter(Rachel Nichols, RUSH) of a reformed criminal (Nicolas Cage) is kidnapped, herounds up his old crew and seeks his own brand of justice.
8:30 p.m.– THE BIRTHDAY BOYS – Season 2, Episode 10 of 10
9 p.m. –THINK LIKE A MAN TOO (2014) – *Premiere*
All the couplesare back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awrywhen their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations thatthreaten to derail the big event. Starring Adam Brody (THE LEAGUE), Michael Ealy(ALMOST HUMAN), Jerry Ferrara (HBO’s ENTOURAGE), Meagan Good (CALIFORNICATION),and Terrence Jenkins (THE GAME).
7:20 p.m.– ICE SOLDIERS (2013) – *Premiere*
Ascientist discovers the bodies of three frozen genetically modified Russiansburied in the Canadian North. Upon thawing them out he realizes he has unleasheda deadly threat to Western society and must stop them at all costs. StarringDominic Purcell (PRISON BREAK) and Adam Beach (Flags of Our Fathers).
9 p.m. –MILLION DOLLAR ARM (2014) – *Premiere*
A sports agent(Jon Hamm) stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indiancricket players to play Major League Baseball.
9 p.m. –SHAMELESS – Season 5, Episode 3 of 12
10 p.m. –HOUSE OF LIES – Season 4, Episode 3 of 12
10:30 p.m.– EPISODES – Season 4, Episode 3 of 9
9 p.m. –DRAFT DAY (2014) – *Premiere*
At the NFL Draft,general manager Sonny Weaver (Kevin Costner) has the opportunity to rebuild histeam when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing tosacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFLdreams.
9 p.m. –THE GRAND SEDUCTION (2013) – *Canadian Feature FilmPremiere*
A small fishingvillage in Newfoundland must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrativebusiness contract. When big city doctor Paul Lewis (Taylor Kitsch) lands intheir lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him intostaying.
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