This September on The Movie Network: TMN Original Documentary I AM CHRIS FARLEY Premieres; From SHOWTIME, Season Finales of MASTERS OF SEX and RAY DONOVAN, New Sports Series A SEASON WITH NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL Debuts, Documentary AMERICAN DREAM/AMERICAN KNIGHTMARE; and More.

— September 1st, 2015

To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1IEA13N   ** Media Note ** – Download photos at bellmedia.ca/pr. Screeners available by request. Below is a chronological listing of The Movie Network programming highlights for September. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit themovienetwork.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Thursday, Sept. 3 9 p.m. – TELL – *Premiere*

Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals one million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worse when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his wife, his parole officer, and two corrupt detectives from stealing it from him. Starring Milo Ventimiglia (THE WHISPERS), Katee Sackhoff (LONGMIRE), and Jason Lee (Behaving Badly).

Friday, Sept. 4 9 p.m. – OUTCAST – *Premiere* A mysterious warrior teams up with the daughter and son of a deposed Chinese Emperor to defeat their cruel brother, who seeks their deaths. Starring Nicolas Cage (Dying of the Light) and Hayden Christensen (American Heist). Saturday, Sept. 5 9 p.m. – THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES – *Premiere* Having reclaimed Erebor and vast treasure from the dragon Smaug, Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage, HANNIBAL) sacrifices friendship and honor in seeking the Arkenstone, despite Smaug's fiery wrath and desperate attempts by the Hobbit Bilbo (Martin Freeman, SHERLOCK) to make him see reason. Meanwhile, Sauron sends legions of Orcs in a sneak attack upon the Lonely Mountain. As the fate of Middle Earth hangs in the balance, the races of Men, Elves and Dwarves must decide whether to unite and prevail -- or all die. Also stars Ian McKellan (VICIOUS). Sunday, Sept. 6 9 p.m. – RAY DONOVAN – Season 3, Episode 9 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network/ray-donovan/ 10 p.m. – MASTERS OF SEX – Season 3, Episode 9 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network/masters-of-sex/ Monday, Sept. 7 9 p.m. – I AM CHRIS FARLEY – *TMN Original Documentary Premiere* From his early days in Madison, Wisconsin, through his work at the legendary Second City, to his rapid rise to the top of the comedy world on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, this original documentary from The Movie Network tells the story of Chris Farley, one of the most beloved comedy stars in history, featuring insights and memories from co-stars, colleagues, and family members. Leading into the premiere of I AM CHRIS FARLEY, The Movie Network presents classic Farley flicks Black Sheep at 5:50 p.m., and Tommy Boy at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 9 p.m. – A SEASON WITH NOTRE DAME – *Series Premiere* Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network  Thursday, Sept. 10 9 p.m. – FORCE MAJEURE – *Premiere*

The Movie Network kicks off its 10-day celebration of movies with critically acclaimed films that have made a mark from the festival circuit to the international stage. In FORCE MAJEURE, a man's selfish reaction to the danger posed by an avalanche causes cracks in his marriage and relationships with his children. Starring Johannes Kuhnke (112 AINA) and Lisa Loven Kongsli (OCCUPIED).

Friday, Sept. 11 9 p.m. – MOMMY – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere*

From award-winning Canadian director Xavier Dolan, a widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household. Starring Anne Dorval (LES PARENT), Suzanne Clement (Fall), and Antoine-Olivier Pilon (MEMOIRES VIVES).

 11:25 p.m. – TOM AT THE FARM – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere* Starring and directed by Xavier Dolan, a young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother (Pierre-Yves Cardinal, LES JEUNES LOUPS). Saturday, Sept. 12 9 p.m. – UNBROKEN – *Premiere* After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini (Jack O’Connell, 300: Rise of an Empire) spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Directed by Angelina Jolie. Sunday, Sept. 13 6:20 p.m. – THE WIND RISES – *Premiere* From director Hayao Miyazaki, this Japanese animated film tells the story of Jiro Horikoshi, one of the world's most accomplished airplane designers. The film chronicles much of his life, depicting key historical events, including the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, the Great Depression, the tuberculosis epidemic, and Japan's plunge into war. 9 p.m. – RAY DONOVAN – Season 3, Episode 10 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network/ray-donovan/ 10 p.m. – MASTERS OF SEX – Season 3, Episode 10 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network/masters-of-sex/ Monday, Sept. 14 9 p.m. – A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE – *Premiere* Sam (Nils Westblom, You, the Living) and Jonathan (Holger Andersson, You, the Living), a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfold in a series of absurdist episodes. Tuesday, Sept. 15 9 p.m. – KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER – *Premiere* Frustrated with her mundane life, a Tokyo office worker (Rinko Kikuchi, Nobody Wants the Night) becomes obsessed with a fictional movie that she mistakes for a documentary. Fixating on a scene where stolen cash is buried in North Dakota, she travels to America to find it. Wednesday, Sept. 16 9 p.m. – A SEASON WITH NOTRE DAME – Season 1, Episode 2 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network 10 p.m. – 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH - *Documentary Premiere* Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon, Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the film examines what makes us who we are, and celebrates the transformative power of the creative spirit. Thursday, Sept. 17 9 p.m. – SHELTER – *Premiere* In Paul Bettany’s directorial debut (A Beautiful Mind), Hannah (Jennifer Connelly, Noah) and Tahir (Anthony Mackie, Ant-Man) fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. Friday, Sept. 18 9 p.m. – THE CAPTIVE – *Canadian Feature Film Premiere* Eight years after his child disappeared without a trace, detectives and the child’s father find disturbing clues that indicate the girl is still alive. Starring Ryan Reynolds (Self/less), Rosario Dawson (DAREDEVIL), and Scott Speedman (October Gale). Directed by Atom Egoyan. 10:55 p.m. – MAPS TO THE STARS – *Movie Premiere* A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another, and the relentless ghosts of their pasts. Starring Juliane Moore (Still Alice), Mia Wasikowska (Madame Bovary), John Cusack (Dragon Blade)  Saturday, Sept. 19 9 p.m. – THE COBBLER – *Premiere* A frustrated shoemaker (Adam Sandler, Pixels) finds a magical sewing machine that allows him to see the world in a new way by stepping into the lives of his customers. Also stars Dan Stevens (Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb), Dustin Hoffman (The Choir), and Steve Buscemi (PORTLANDIA). Sunday, Sept. 20 9 p.m. – RAY DONOVAN – Season 3, Episode 11 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network/ray-donovan/ 10 p.m. – MASTERS OF SEX – Season 3, Episode 11 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network/masters-of-sex/ Wednesday, Sept. 23 9 p.m. – A SEASON WITH NOTRE DAME – Season 1, Episode 3 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network Thursday, Sept. 24 9 p.m. – 50 to 1 – *Premiere* A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies for the Kentucky Derby. Starring Skeet Ulrich (ROBOT CHICKEN), Christian Kane (THE LIBRARIANS), and William Devane (Interstellar). Friday, Sept. 25 9 p.m. – WALTER – *Premiere* A ticket-taker at the local cinema believes he is the son of God. He has agreed to decide the eternal fate of everyone he comes in to contact with. Starring Andrew J. West (THE WALKING DEAD), Milo Ventimiglia (THE WHISPERS), Leven Rambin (TRUE DETECTIVE), Neve Campbell (WELCOME TO SWEDEN), and William H. Macy (Stealing Cars).  Saturday, Sept. 26 9 p.m. – THE WEDDING RINGER – *Premiere* Socially awkward Doug Harris (Josh Gad, Frozen) is two weeks from marrying the gal (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, THE BIG BANG THEORY) of his dreams, but he has a problem: he doesn't have any groomsmen for the occasion. Desperate and running out of time, Doug calls upon Jimmy Callahan (Kevin Hart, Get Hard), owner and operator of Best Man Inc., a company that provides attendants for friendless grooms. As Doug tries to pull off the con, a bro-mance unexpectedly blossoms between Jimmy and himself. 10:45 p.m. – AMERICAN DREAM/AMERICAN KNIGHTMARE – *Documentary Premiere* Director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) delves deep into the life and storied exploits of iconic rap mogul and Death Row Records co-founder, Suge Knight. Through a series of interviews with Knight – who is currently in jail pending trial on murder, attempted-murder, and hit-and-run charges – viewers are guided through his world as he personally reveals exactly how it all happened and why it all fell apart. The documentary is executive produced by Fuqua, Bradley J. Fischer (Black Swan), and Laeta Kalogridis (Shutter Island). Sunday, Sept. 27 9 p.m. – RAY DONOVAN – Season 3, Episode 12 – *Season Finale*   Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network/ray-donovan/ 10 p.m. – MASTERS OF SEX – Season 3, Episode 12 – *Season Finale*  Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network/masters-of-sex/ Wednesday, Sept. 30 9 p.m. – A SEASON WITH NOTRE DAME – Season 1, Episode 4 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/movie-network

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