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- BAFTA Award-winning actress Thandie Newton (The Pursuit of Happyness) returns as Grace Travis in the Season 2 premiere of ROGUE, Thursday, June 5 at 9 p.m. ET
- Emmy® Award-winning series NURSE JACKIE concludes its sixth season, Sunday, June 29 at 9 p.m. ET
- Viewers say goodbye to Hank Moody (David Duchovny) in the series finale of Golden Globe® Award-winning series CALIFORNICATION, Sunday, June 29 at 9:30 p.m. ET
- Psychological thriller series PENNY DREADFUL, featuring literature’s most terrifying characters, wraps up Season 1, Sunday, June 29 at 10 p.m. ET
- Canadian Feature Films FLY COLT FLY, CLIENT SEDUCTION, INCH’ALLAH, GUILTY AT 17, and THE ART OF THE STEAL premiere throughout the month
- TMN movie premieres this June include: KICK ASS 2, FREE BIRDS, THOR: THE DARK WORLD, METALLICA: THROUGH THE NEVER, DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, CLOSED CIRCUIT, ESCAPE PLAN, IN A WORLD, THE BUTLER, ENDERS GAME, and YOU’RE NEXT
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Below is a chronological listing of The Movie Network programming highlights for June. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit themovienetwork.ca to confirm local broadcast times).
Sunday, June 1
9 p.m. – NURSE JACKIE – Season 6, Episode 8 of 12
Jackie (Edie Falco) detoxes at home with the help of Frank (Adam Ferrara), Eddie (Paul Schulze), and Antoinette (Julie White). In her detox, Jackie dreams that she is back on the floor at All Saints Hospital. Here she meets a mysterious patient who will expose Jackie’s greatest fear; that her relationship with Grace (Ruby Jerins) is not repairable.
9:30 p.m. – CALIFORNICATION – Season 7, Episode 8 of 12
On Hank’s (David Duchovny) episode of SANTA MONICA COP, he encounters problems with Hashtag Black (Brandon T. Jackson, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters), so the director (Jonathan Kasdan) leaves Hank to get things back on track. Julia (Heather Graham, The Hangover) proves to be a distraction and Levon (Oliver Cooper) gets a big opportunity.
10 p.m. – PENNY DREADFUL – Season 1, Episode 4 of 8
Vanessa’s (Eva Green) infatuation with Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney) continues to grow. Professor Abraham Van Helsing (David Warner) is hired by Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton) to work with Dr. Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway) to uncover a cure to the disease that might be affecting his daughter. Fenton (Olly Alexander) draws his master to Sir Malcolm’s mansion.
Monday, June 2
8 p.m. – FLY COLT FLY (2012) – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere*
FLY COLT FLY is a documentary about American teenage fugitive, Colton Harris-Moore (Tom Spence, A Climate for Killing). Fusing documentary, graphic-novel style animation, and dramatic recreations, the film contrasts the story of a real kid who fell into burglary to keep from starving with his mass media persona, The Barefoot Bandit.
Thursday, June 5
9 p.m. – ROGUE – Season 2, Episode 1 of 10 – *Season Premiere*
In Season 2 of ROGUE, Grace (Thandie Newton) attempts to navigate a new life and is committed to providing a stable home for her daughter Evie (Sarah Jeffery, WAYWARD PINES). Professionally, Grace has taken a job as a handler for an FBI Task Force investigating the shadowy world of corporate espionage in San Francisco. While undercover, Grace meets Ethan Kelly (Cole Hauser), who owns the security consulting firm Sarah was in the midst of investigating when she disappeared.
10 p.m. – MARON – Season 2, Episode 5 of 13
Marc is dealing with the finality of his relationship with Jen but is sidetracked by his missing cat, Boomer. He goes door to door through his neighbourhood, looking for his cat, while at the same time learning how his neighbours deal with loss.
Friday, June 6
9 p.m. – KICK ASS 2 (2013) – *Premiere*
The costumed high-school hero Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Godzilla) joins with a group of normal citizens who have been inspired to fight crime in costume. Meanwhile, the Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Neighbors) plots an act of revenge that will affect everyone Kick-Ass knows. Also starring Chloë Grace Moretz (30 ROCK).
Saturday, June 7
7:20 p.m. – FREE BIRDS (2013) – *Premiere*
Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history – and get turkey off the holiday menu for good. Voiced by Owen Wilson (The Internship), Woody Harrelson (HBO’s TRUE DETECTIVE), and Amy Poehler (PARKS AND RECREATION).
9 p.m. – THOR: THE DARK WORLD (2013) – *Premiere*
When Jane Foster (Natalie Portman, Black Swan) is possessed by a great power, Thor (Chris Hemsworth, Rush) must protect her from a new threat of old times: the Dark Elves.
Sunday, June 8
9 p.m. – NURSE JACKIE – Season 6, Episode 9 of 12
As Kevin (Dominic Fumusa) and Mia (Laura Benanti) plan their wedding, Jackie and Frank remain estranged. Though they’re ‘not talking,’ Frank calls Jackie to warn her about a DEA investigation he heard is happening at All Saints Hospital involving interviews and urine tests. Jackie comes home to find a wedding invitation from Kevin and Mia.
9:30 p.m. – CALIFORNICATION – Season 7, Episode 9 of 12
Hank flashes back to turbulent times with Karen (Natascha McElhone), a confused young Becca (Madeleine Martin), and their days with a happier Charlie (Evan Handler) and Marcy (Pamela Adlon). Hank’s run-in with a nun helps him put things into perspective.
10 p.m. – PENNY DREADFUL – Season 1, Episode 5 of 8
Monday, June 9
8 p.m. – CLIENT SEDUCTION (2014) – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere*
Melissa Eco (Ally Sheedy, PSYCH) is a high-profile defense attorney who takes on a charity case to change her image. Soon after she discovers that her client (Greg Miles, HEARTLAND) is not only guilty, but has also seduced her daughter as a ploy to save himself.
Thursday, June 12
9 p.m. – ROGUE – Season 2, Episode 2 of 10
10 p.m. – MARON – Season 2, Episode 6 of 13
Newly single Marc tries to start a no-strings sexual relationship with someone from his past. He reasons that a less emotional attachment is exactly what he needs but soon learns that it’s easier said than done.
Friday, June 13
9 p.m. – METALLICA: THROUGH THE NEVER (2013) – *Premiere*
Trip (Dane DeHaan, The Amazing Spider-Man 2), a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band’s show. However, what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.
Saturday, June 14
9 p.m. – DALLAS BUYERS CLUB (2013) – *Premiere*
Matthew McConaughey (HBO’s TRUE DETECTIVE) and Jared Leto (Mr. Nobody) star in their Academy Award®-winning roles in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB. In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof (McConaughey) works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease. Also starring Jennifer Garner (Draft Day).
Sunday, June 15
9 p.m. – NURSE JACKIE – Season 6, Episode 10 of 12
As Jackie’s drug use intensifies, she realizes she needs to clear the decks of the people closest to her if she wants to keep using. She simplifies her life by breaking up with Frank and getting rid of Antoinette once and for all. Meanwhile, the DEA investigation becomes more intense—many members of the staff at All Saints Hospital are questioned.
9:30 p.m. – CALIFORNICATION – Season 7, Episode 10 of 12
Hank entices Karen into dinner at an old place, but Julia interrupts their romantic evening. Later, Charlie, Marcy, Krull (Steve Jones), and Levon – accompanied by his new friend Mi Suk Kok (Hana Mae Lee, Pitch Perfect) – bring even more drama. Rath (Michael Imperioli) shows up with Eddie Nero (Rob Lowe, PARKS AND RECREATION), currently in research mode for his upcoming appearance on SANTA MONICA COP.
10 p.m. – PENNY DREADFUL – Season 1, Episode 6 of 8
Monday, June 16
8 p.m. – INCH’ALLAH (2014) – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere*
Chloé (Evelyne Brochu, ORPHAN BLACK), a Canadian doctor, finds her sympathies sorely tested while working in the conflict ravaged Palestinian territories.
Thursday, June 19
9 p.m. – ROGUE – Season 2, Episode 3 of 10
10 p.m. – MARON – Season 2, Episode 7 of 13
When Marc’s brother shows up on his doorstep, both mom and dad show up to help. Things are immediately dysfunctional, but when podcast guest David Cross (ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT) gets everyone intoxicated (except Marc), they hash out their issues.
Friday, June 20
7:20 p.m. – CLOSED CIRCUIT (2013) – *Premiere*
A high-profile terrorism case unexpectedly binds together two ex-lovers on the defense team, testing the limits of their loyalties and placing their lives in jeopardy. Starring Eric Bana (Lone Survivor), Rebecca Hall (Transcendence), and Julia Stiles (BLUE).
9 p.m. – ESCAPE PLAN (2013) – *Premiere*
In this action thriller, a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world’s most secret and secure prison and has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. Starring Sylvester Stallone (Grudge Match) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (The Expendables 3).
Saturday, June 21
7:25 p.m. – IN A WORLD (2013) – *Premiere*
An underachieving voice coach (Lake Bell, Million Dollar Arm) finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father (Fred Melamed, The Dictator) and his protégé (Alexandra Holden, RIZZOLI & ISLES). Also starring Demitri Martin (IMPORTANT THINGS WITH DEMITRI MARTIN), Ken Marino (HBO’s EASTBOUND & DOWN), and Eva Longoria (DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES).
9 p.m. – LEE DANIEL’S THE BUTLER (2013) – *Premiere*
Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) plays a White House butler who served eight U.S. presidents over the course of 30 years, and witnessed sweeping social change during his three decades of service at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Also starring Oprah Winfrey, Robin Williams (THE CRAZY ONES), John Cusack (Maps to the Stars), James Marsden (Walk of Shame), Terrence Howard (Prisoners), and Alan Rickman (A Promise).
Sunday, June 22
9 p.m. – NURSE JACKIE – Season 6, Episode 11 of 12
It’s Kevin’s wedding day and Jackie’s going because Fiona (Mackenzie Aladjem) begged her. Akalitus has turned her suspicious eye on Jackie now that the DEA is breathing down her neck. Helen (Deirdre O’Connell, THE CLOSER), the drunk nun that Jackie connected with, is brought in after a suicide attempt.
9:30 p.m. – CALIFORNICATION – Season 7, Episode 11 of 12
10 p.m. – PENNY DREADFUL – Season 1, Episode 7 of 8
Monday, June 23
8 p.m. – GUILTY AT 17 (2014) – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere*
17-year-old Traci (Erin Sanders, BIG TIME RUSH) is lured into believing one of her friends was sexually assaulted by a teacher. She makes the mistake of lying to support the girl’s story and is consumed with guilt.
Wednesday, June 25
9 p.m. – JIM ROME – Season 3, Episode 6
A fast-talking, hard-hitting, celebrity-studded sports show hosted by sports talk broadcaster Jim Rome.
10 p.m. – 60 MINUTES SPORTS – Season 2, Episode 6
The award-winning team behind 60 MINUTES turns its investigative eye towards the world of sports from in-depth reporting to the most compelling interviews.
Thursday, June 26
9 p.m. – ROGUE – Season 2, Episode 4 of 10
10 p.m. – MARON – Season 2, Episode 8 of 13
Marc is dreading an upcoming road trip. He’s tired of doing the same old material and is anxious at the thought of writing new stuff, but his anxiety reaches a peak when he discovers a sore that he believes to be mouth cancer.
Friday, June 27
9 p.m. – ENDER’S GAME (2013) – *Premiere*
Young Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield, Hugo) is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion. Also starring Harrison Ford (Paranoia) and Ben Kingsley (War Story).
Saturday, June 28
7:25 p.m. – THE ART OF THE STEAL (2013) – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere*
A third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief teams up with his brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. Starring Kurt Russell (Touchback), Matt Dillon (Bad Country), and Jay Baruchel (DRAGONS: RIDERS OF BERK).
9 p.m. – YOU’RE NEXT (2013) – *Premiere*
When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbours a secret talent for fighting back. Starring Sharni Vinson (HOME AND AWAY), A. J. Bowen (A Horrible Way To Die), and Joe Swanberg (Drinking Buddies).
Sunday, June 29
9 p.m. – NURSE JACKIE – Season 6, Episode 12 – *Season 6 Finale*
Zoey (Merritt Wever) tells Akalitus (AnnaDeavere Smith, THE WEST WING) that she suspects Jackie may be using drugsagain, because she almost killed a patient. Jackie uses drugs and hits the road– with a suitcase full of pills that Eddie gives her, but as she’s rushing tothe airport, she sees a car accident. When paramedics arrive on the scene, shegets back in her car and drives off – right into an ambulance and the pills inher suitcase go flying.
9:30 p.m. – CALIFORNICATION – Season 7, Episode 12 – *Season 7 Finale*
10 p.m. – PENNY DREADFUL – Season 1, Episode 8 – *Season 1 Finale*
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