This October on HBO Canada: New Season of THE LEFTOVERS Debuts; Documentaries KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK and FANARCHY Premiere; and the HBO Comedy Special AMY SCHUMER: LIVE AT THE APOLLO

— September 30, 2015

To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1iLX5Iz  ** Media Note ** – Download photos at https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/ Screeners available by request.  Below is a chronological listing of HBO Canada programming highlights for October. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit hbocanada.com to confirm local broadcast times). Friday, Oct. 2 10 p.m. – REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER – Season 13 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/ 11 p.m. – STRIKE BACK – Season 4, Episode 9 Although Whitehall has intelligence to the contrary, Locke (Robson Green) is convinced that Li-Na (Michelle Yeoh) and Kwon (Will Yun Lee) are targeting the United Nations headquarters in Geneva. Against direct orders, they make their way there, determined to stop her before it’s too late.  Saturday, Oct. 3 10:15 p.m. – HBO BOXING AFTER DARK HBO Boxing After Dark presents a double header featuring Lucas Matthysse vs. Viktor Postol who face off in a 12-round match for the Junior Welterweight title. Also on the card, Humberto Soto vs. Antonio Orozco for the Super Lightweight title. Live from StubHub Center in Carson, California. Sunday, Oct. 4 9 p.m. – THE LEFTOVERS – Season 2, Episode 1 – *Season Premiere* Jarden, Texas was renamed “Miracle” after it was discovered that no one had departed. Among the local families are the Murphys - composed of the father, John (Kevin Carroll), the mother, Erika (Regina King), and their twins, Evie (Jasmin Savoy Brown), and Michael (Jovan Adepo). While trying to protect his town from frauds and charlatans, John gets an ominous warning from a man who claims to have psychic powers. Soon afterwards, Kevin Garvey (Justin Theroux), Nora Durst (Carrie Coon), and Jill Garvey (Margaret Qualley) show up in Miracle. 10:05 p.m. – PROJECT GREENLIGHT – Season 4, Episode 8 In the wake of Effie and Pete’s fallout, the Farrelly brothers consider their place in the project. Much to Effie’s dismay, Jason takes his concerns about digital directly to Ben, and faces a choice between extra shooting days or shooting on film. Meanwhile, the search for a perfect location continues, causing drama among members of the team, and the cast assembles for a table read in the final days of pre-production.  10:35 p.m. – DOLL & EM – Season 2, Episode 4 In rehearsals, and over dinner with Mikhail Baryshnikov (SEX AND THE CITY), Emily (Emily Mortimer) has trouble articulating the message of the play. After Ewan McGregor (August: Osage Country) fails to show up at a restaurant, Dolly (Dolly Wells) starts displaying lovesick symptoms. A chance meeting with a modern-day Virginia Woolf inspires Emily.  11 p.m. – LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER – Season 2 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/last-week-tonight-john-oliver Wednesday, Oct. 7 11 p.m. – The Fight Game With Jim Lampley – Season 1, Episode 18 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/ Friday, Oct. 9 10 p.m. – REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER – Season 13 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/ 11 p.m. – STRIKE BACK – Season 4, Episode 10 – *Series Finale* Scott (Sullivan Stapleton) and Stonebridge (Philip Winchester) are pursued by a group of ruthless mercenaries, led by Faber (Dustin Clare) and Mason (Leo Gregory), who have orders to kill them.  Saturday, Oct. 10 8:30 p.m. – FANARCHY – *Canadian Documentary Premiere* FANARCHY, an original documentary from The Movie Network and Movie Central, delves in to the world of amateur-made films that play in the shadows of Hollywood’s greatest creations. The 90-minute documentary puts a spotlight on the die-hard fans who risk life, limb, and financial bankruptcy in their quest to pay homage to the films and stories they love. 10 p.m. – KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK – *Documentary Premiere* Directed by Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen (Crossfire Hurricane), the documentary explores the life of iconic musician Kurt Cobain, lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter of Nirvana. Through the lens of his home movies, recordings, artwork, photography and journals, this fully-authorized documentary is a raw and visceral journey through Cobain's life and career. Following the singer from his earliest years in Aberdeen, Wash., through the height of his fame, it creates an intense and powerful cinematic insight into an artist who craved the spotlight even as he rejected the trappings of fame. Sunday, Oct. 11 10 p.m. – THE LEFTOVERS – Season 2, Episode 2 Kevin, Nora, and Jill try to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of the Mapleton riots, but problems from the past keep resurfacing. The new Garvey clan finds a fresh start in the safety of Miracle. Nora makes an impulsive choice, while Kevin gets entangled in the Murphy family’s problems.  10 p.m. – PROJECT GREENLIGHT – Season 4, Episode 5 As production begins, Jason is eager to take charge, but finds that his penchant for perfectionism conflicts with the tight shooting schedule Effie is vigilant about maintaining. The crew raises communication concerns during Len’s first visit to the set. With the deadline winding down to get the signatures required to legally shoot at night, Effie and Marc present Jason with a less-than-ideal solution. 10:30 p.m. – DOLL & EM – Season 2, Episode 5 With the premiere of their play only a day away, Emily tries out a few novel ideas on Evan Rachel Wood (TRUE BLOOD) and Olivia Wilde (VINYL), while Dolly offends the actresses with a backhanded remark. Emily accompanies Dolly to the doctor’s office, where they get unexpected news. 11 p.m. – LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER – Season 2 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/last-week-tonight-john-oliver Friday, Oct. 16 10 p.m. – REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER – Season 13 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/ Saturday, Oct. 17 10 p.m. – AMY SCHUMER: LIVE AT THE APOLLO *Premiere* Amy Schumer, one of the funniest, freshest voices in film and television, brings her raw and unapologetic humour to HBO Canada for the first time ever with AMY SCHUMER: LIVE AT THE APOLLO. The one-hour stand-up special is directed by Chris Rockand was taped last May in front of a live audience at New York’s iconic Apollo Theater. Sunday, Oct. 18 9 p.m. – THE LEFTOVERS – Season 2, Episode 3 Laurie (Amy Brenneman) and Tom Garvey’s (Chris Zylka) work to rescue lost souls takes a toll on theirs. Laurie seeks to spread the word about the Guilty Remnant’s dangers, while Tom’s infiltration of the cult uncovers a whole new nest of problems.  10 p.m. – PROJECT GREENLIGHT – Season 4, Episode 6 Pressure mounts as Jason and the crew get ready for the film’s most expensive scenes yet: a wedding rehearsal dinner to be shot during a few short hours at dusk. The production team also begins preparations for the last shoot of the film, a complicated and potentially dangerous car-crash scene. Though Len tells Jason the scene may be too ambitious, Effie tries to find a way to carry it off as close to Jason’s original vision as possible.  10:30 p.m. – DOLL & EM – Season 2, Episode 6 – *Season Finale* An 11th-hour crisis compels Emily and Dolly to revise their script once again, just hours before their play is scheduled to premiere.  11 p.m. – LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER – Season 2 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/last-week-tonight-john-oliver Saturday, Oct. 24 4:45 p.m. – HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Live from Dusseldorf, Germany, Wladimir Klitschko takes on Tyson Fury for the world heavyweight title.  Sunday, Oct. 25 9 p.m. – THE LEFTOVERS – Season 2, Episode 4 In the midst of an earthquake, Nora awakens to find Kevin missing and her hopes of safety in their new town dashed. The Murphys are left reeling after Evie’s disappearance. Kevin returns home, but without his memory of the night before or his cell phone, which would link him to the missing girls. Meanwhile, an old enemy makes her return in an unexpected way. 10 p.m. – PROJECT GREENLIGHT – Season 4, Episode 7 On the final day of shooting at the house, the production team grows increasingly frustrated that Jason has not chosen a location for the car-crash scene. Later, Jason meets with the stunt coordinator to map out the crash logistics. During the last night of filming, Jason receives words of encouragement from a surprise visitor to the set, while he and the production team race against the clock to wrap before the sun comes up. Friday, Oct. 30 10 p.m. – REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER – Season 13 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/ Saturday, Oct. 31 3:50 p.m. – CAST A DEADLY SPELL – *Movie Premiere* In a 1940s Los Angeles from another dimension, the entire population has supernatural abilities, except for sleuth Harry Philip Lovecraft (Fred Ward). The strange but affluent Amos Hacksaw (David Warner) trusts Lovecraft because of his distaste for magic, and he recruits the private eye to track down an ancient text. Harry's seemingly straightforward task becomes complicated when he realizes that the object of his mission contains curses that Hacksaw hopes to use for world domination. 5:30 p.m. – WITCH HUNT – *Movie Premiere* In a twisted 1950's where everyone does magic, a private detective (Dennis Hopper) investigates a murder case without it in this captivating sequel to CAST A DEADLY SPELL.  

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