This June, HBO’s New Drama Series THE LEFTOVERS Premieres, TRUE BLOOD Returns, and the Season 4 Finale of GAME OF THRONES

— May 30, 2014

 

 

 

 

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  • The Pied Piper team hits the home stretch in the Season 1 finale of HBO’s original comedy series SILICON VALLEY, Sunday, June 1 at 10 p.m. ET
  • The Emmy Award®-nominated series VICE, airs its Season 2 finale, Friday, June 6 at  11 p.m. ET
  • The Emmy Award® winning comedy VEEP concludes on Sunday, June 8 with back-to-back episodes at 10 p.m. ET at 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Acclaimed actor Robert De Niro remembers his father in the documentary REMEMBERING THE ARTIST: ROBERT DE NIRO SR, Monday, June 9 at 9 p.m. ET
  • Who will survive? HBO’s epic fantasy series GAME OF THRONES airs its Season 4 finale, Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. ET
  • The vampires are back! The seventh and final season of TRUE BLOOD premieres Sunday, June 22 at 9 p.m. ET
  • HBO’s new drama series THE LEFTOVERS follows a society left behind and searching for answers in the series premiere, Sunday, June 29 at 10 p.m. ET

 

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

Sunday, June 1

9 p.m. – GAME OF THRONES – Season 4, Episode 8 of 10

Mole’s Town receives unexpected visitors while Littlefinger’s (Aidan Gillen) motives are questioned. Ramsay (Iwan Rhoen) attempts to prove himself to his father and Tyrion’s (Peter Dinklage) fate is decided.

 

10 p.m. – SILICON VALLEY – Season 1, Episode 8 – *Season Finale*

Poised to compete at TechCrunch Disrupt, the guys of Pied Piper become worried after an impressive presentation by Gavin Belson (Matt Ross). As Jared (Zach Woods) tries to pivot the company, Richard (Thomas Middleditch) is inspired to make big changes at the last minute.

10:30 p.m. – VEEP – Season 3, Episode 8 of 10

Selina (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and the staff prep for her debate with George Maddox (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.), Danny Chung (Randall Park), congressman Owen Pierce (Paul Fitzgerald, THE AMERICANS), and Joe Thornhill (Glenn Wrage, Saving Private Ryan), a major-league baseball manager who recently entered the race. Wendy (Kathy Najimy, THE BIG C), Mike’s (Matt Walsh) wife, arrives to do a style piece on Selina, but eyes a bigger story involving Ray (Christopher Meloni, HBO’s TRUE BLOOD).

 

11 p.m. – LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER – Season 1, Episode 5 of 24

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

Friday, June 6

10 p.m. – REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER – Season 12, Episode 18 of 35

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

11 p.m. – VICE – Season 2, Episode 11 of 12

 

Sunday, June 8

9 p.m. – GAME OF THRONES – Season 4, Episode 9 of 10

Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and the rest of the Night’s Watch face the biggest challenge to the Wall yet.

 

10 p.m. – VEEP – Season 3, Episode 9 of 10

With Thornhill ahead in the polls, Selina and her staff discuss how to make her more wholesome. In need of a job, Jonah (Timothy C. Simons) meets with Bill Ericsson (Diedrich Bader, TWO AND A HALF MEN) and Selina has an interview with pretentious journalist Quincy Carter (Nick Wyman, HBO’s BOARDWALK EMPIRE).

 

10:30 p.m. – VEEP – Season 3, Episode 10 – *Season Finale*

Three days before the New Hampshire primary, Selina and her staff juggle her multiple official obligations and campaign appearances.

 

11 p.m. – LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER – Season 1, Episode 6 of 24

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

 

Monday, June 9

9 p.m. – REMEMBERING THE ARTIST: ROBERT DE NIRO SR (2014) – *Premiere*

In this 40-minute documentary, viewers get a deeply personal look at the life and career of the esteemed, yet widely unrecognized, figurative painter Robert De Niro, Sr., as remembered by his son, the acclaimed actor Robert De Niro, Jr.

 

Friday, June 13

10 p.m. – REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER – Season 12, Episode 19 of 35

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

 

11 p.m. – VICE – Season 2, Episode 12 – *Season Finale*

 

Saturday, June 14

10 p.m. – HBO BOXING AFTER DARK

HBO BOXING AFTER DARK presents a championship showdown with Ruslan Provodnikov vs. Chris Algieri, and Demetrius Andrade vs. Brian Rose.

 

Sunday, June 15

8:30 p.m. – TRUE BLOOD: THE FAREWELL SHOW

HBO's TRUE BLOOD does a special farewell show.

 

9 p.m. – GAME OF THRONES – Season 4, Episode 10 – *Season Finale*

An unexpected arrival north of the Wall changes circumstances. Dany (Emilia Clarke) is forced to face harsh realities and Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) learns more of his destiny, while Tyrion sees the truth of his situation.

 

11:15 p.m. – LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER – Season 1, Episode 7 of 24

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

 

Monday, June 16

9 p.m. – ONE LAST HUG: THREE DAYS AT GRIEF CAMP (2014) – *Premiere*

Directed by Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky (THE FINAL INCH), this HBO documentary film follows three heartbreaking but ultimately empowering days at Camp Erin, a bereavement camp that offers children who lost loved ones the support they need to deal with their grief. Founded by baseball great Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen in memory of Erin Metcalf, a fan who died of cancer at 17, the free, weekend-long retreat is staffed by grief-support professionals and volunteers. 

 

Wednesday, June 18

8:30 p.m. – MAKING OF THE LEFTOVERS

HBO gives viewers a glimpse into the new, one-hour drama series THE LEFTOVERS, set in a suburban town whose preconceptions are shattered in the wake of a global “rapture”.  

Friday, June 20

10 p.m. – REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER – Season 12, Episode 20 of 35

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

 

Sunday, June 22

9 p.m. – TRUE BLOOD – Season 7, Episode 1 of 10 – *Season 7 Premiere*

Mixing romance, suspense, mystery, and humour, TRUE BLOOD takes place in a world where vampires and humans co-exist, after vampires have come out of the coffin, thanks to the invention of mass-produced synthetic blood that means they no longer need humans as a nutritional source. In its seventh and final season, the series follows waitress and part-faerie Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin, SUSANNA), who can hear people’s thoughts, vampire Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer, JAN), and vampire Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgård, GENERATION KILL).

11 p.m. – LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER – Season 1, Episode 8 of 24

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

 

Monday, June 23

9 p.m. – WATERMARK – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere*

Jennifer Baichwal (Payback) and Edward Burtynsky (Water: Our Thirsty World) co-direct WATERMARK, an environmentally conscious documentary that examines the relationship between mankind and water.

 

Friday, June 27

10 p.m. – REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER – Season 12, Episode 21 of 35

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

 

Saturday, June 28

10 p.m. – HBO BOXING AFTER DARK

HBO BOXING AFTER DARK presents a championship showdown with Terence Crawford vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa, in a 12-round Lightweight bout.

 

Sunday, June 29

9 p.m. – TRUE BLOOD – Season 7, Episode 2 of 10

 

10 p.m. – THE LEFTOVERS – Season 1, Episode 1 of 6 – *Series Premiere*

Based on the bestselling novel of the same name, THE LEFTOVERS takes place in the wake of a global “rapture”. Set in a small New York suburb, the series follows Justin Theroux (HBO's SIX FEET UNDER) as Kevin Garvey, a father of two and the chief of police, who is trying to maintain some semblance of normalcy when the notion no longer applies.

 

11 p.m. – LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER – Season 1, Episode 9 of 24

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

 

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