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This April on The Movie Network: the Highly Anticipated Debut of the New SHOWTIME Semi-Autobiographical Comedy DICE; the Season Finales of Compelling Drama Series BILLIONS and SHAMELESS; the Season 5 Premiere of the Wickedly Hilarious Comedy HOUSE OF LIES; and the Premiere of the Captivating Documentary MICHAEL JACKSON’S JOURNEY FROM MOTOWN TO OFF THE WALL

Below is a chronological listing of The Movie Network programming highlights for April. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit themovienetwork.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

Friday, April 1

7:10 p.m. – ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL *Movie Premiere*

Greg (Thomas Mann, Fun Size) has stayed under the radar throughout high school with one friend, Earl (RJ Cyler, War Machine), playing video games, avoiding Earl’s scary brothers, and making terrible movies for fun. One day, Greg’s mother suggests he befriend a girl named Rachel (Olivia Cooke, BATES MOTEL), who has leukemia and against Greg’s better judgment and despite his social awkwardness, he does. But when Rachel makes the decision to stop her leukemia treatment, Greg and Earl must abandon invisibility and make a stand for friendship and compassion.

9 p.m. – PAPER TOWNS *Movie Premiere*

Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green, Paper Towns is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin (Nat Wolff, The Fault in Our Stars) and his enigmatic neighbor Margo (Cara Delevingne, Suicide Squad) who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears – leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship – and true love.

Saturday, April 2

9 p.m. – JURASSIC WORLD *Movie Premiere*

In the thrilling fourth installment of the Jurassic Park franchise, two young boys visit their Aunt Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard, The Help) who’s an executive at Jurassic World, a theme park populated with genetically resurrected dinosaurs. But chaos erupts when a newly created dinosaur escapes its enclosure, forcing the park’s animal behaviorist, Owen Grady (Chris Pratt, PARKS AND RECREATION) to save the day.

Sunday, April 3

6:15 p.m. – STEVE MCQUEEN: THE MANS AND LE MANS *Documentary Premiere*

The turbulent production of the Steve McQueen car-racing classic film Le Mans serves as the subject of this documentary. But as production on Le Mans got underway, the driven star would be forced to contend not only with the sudden departure of the film’s original director, John Sturgis, but his own failing marriage, the threat of bankruptcy, and the fear of learning that he had been targeted for death by one of the most notorious serial killers of the 20th Century.

9 p.m. – SHAMELESS – *Season 6 Finale*

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10 p.m. – BILLIONS – Season 1, Episode 11

Axe (Damian Lewis, HOMELAND) loses hundreds of millions of dollars on a bad trading decision and turns to Wendy (Maggie Siff, SONS OF ANARCHY) for help. Chuck (Paul Giamatti, Cinderella Man) sets out on an odyssey to secure powerful allies in the fight against Axe. Lara (Malin Akerman , TROPHY WIFE) enlists Lu (Louisa Krause, Young Adult) to become the new chef at Axe Capital but Lu balks at working for rich assholes and takes her sister back to their old neighborhood to remind her of their roots. Sacker (Condola Rashad, SMASH) and Connerty (Toby Leonard Moore, DAREDEVIL) close down the Axe Capital investigation and decide to do something risky. Chuck finds evidence – right in his own home – that could salvage the case.

Thursday, April 7

7:25 p.m. – SWEPT UNDER *Movie Premiere*

On a routine job, crime-scene cleaner Morgan Sher (Devin Kelly, RESURRECTION) discovers evidence has been left behind. With the help of newbie detective Nick (Aaron Ashmore, SMALLVILLE), she rushes to search for the killer’s identity.

9 p.m. – TRASH *Movie Premiere*

When two trash-picking boys from Rio’s slums find a wallet in amongst the daily detritus of their local dump, little do they imagine that their lives are about to change forever. But when the local police show up, offering a handsome reward for the wallet’s return, the boys, Rafael (Rickson Tevez) and Gardo (Wagner Moura, NARCOS), realize that what they’ve found must be important.

11 p.m. – GIGOLOS – Season 6, Episode 4

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Friday, April 8

7:25 p.m. – LOVE IN THE VINEYARD *Movie Premiere*

Molly (Emmanuelle Vaugier, LOST GIRL) hurries to her boyfriend Jackson’s (Matthew MacCaull, Black Fly) birthday party with some big news to deliver: She’s got an offer for a new job, 800 miles away, and Jackson decides to go with her. But, the romance is soon interrupted when Jackson’s ex-girlfriend, Vanessa (Lindsay Maxwell, Good Luck Chuck), shows up with a DNA test proving he is the father of her baby. Jackson insists that Vanessa was a one-night-stand before he and Molly got serious, but Molly is livid and leaves for Seattle.

9 p.m. MR. HOLMES *Movie Premiere*

The story set in 1947, follows a long-retired Holmes (Ian McKellen, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King) living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and her young son. But then he finds himself haunted by a 30-year-old case. Holmes’ memory isn’t what it used to be, so he only remembers fragments of the case: a confrontation with an angry husband and a secret bond with his beautiful but unstable wife.

Saturday, April 9

7:40 p.m. – SNOW QUEEN 2 *Movie Premiere*

A snow queen casts a curse on her mirror making people see the worst in themselves. SHOW QUEEN 2 stars the voices of Anna Shurochkina (UNIVER) as Gerda, Ivan Okhlobystin (Down House) as Orm, and Aleksandr Uman (What Men Talk About) as Rakhat. The movie was written by Roman Nepomnyashchiy (Lucky Trouble) and directed by Aleksey Tsitsilin.

9 p.m. – TRAINWRECK *Movie Premiere*

A raunchy yet heartfelt comedy from director Judd Apatow (GIRLS) about Amy (Amy Schumer, INSIDE AMY SCHUMER), a commitment-phobic binge drinker living in New York City, who must re-evaluate her feelings about intimate relationships when a sports doctor pursues a romance with her.

Sunday, April 10

8 p.m. THE CIRCUS RECAP

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9 p.m. – HOUSE OF LIES *Season 5 Premiere*

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9:30 p.m. – DICE *Series Premiere*

Twenty-five years after taking the entertainment world by storm, Andrew Dice Clay (The Day the Laughter Died) is eager to reclaim his comedy throne. This scripted, semi-autobiographical series follows him as he tries to make a comeback.

10 p.m. – BILLIONS *Season 1 Finale*

Hall (Terry Kinney, BLACK BOX) informs Axe that Chuck has new evidence against him that could land him in prison. As Lara makes plans for the Axelrod family to flee the country, Axe accuses Wendy of leaking the info to Chuck. A defiant Wendy realizes how far Chuck has gone in his pursuit of Axe and threatens to expose him. With his marriage and career in peril, Chuck is forced to take actions that furthers his rift with Connerty.

Thursday, April 14

9 P.M. – WOLF TOTEM *Movie Premiere*

In 1967, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen (Shaofeng Feng, The Golden Era), is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advances of civilization from the south and the nomads’ traditional enemies – the marauding wolves – to the north; humans and animals, residents, and invaders alike, struggle to find their true place in the world.

11 p.m. – GIGOLOS – Season 6, Episode 5

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Friday, April 15

7:30 p.m. – MAN VS. *Movie Premiere*

As host of his own hit TV series, MAN VS, Doug Woods (Chris Diamantopoulos, The Art of the Steal) is forced to fend for himself for five days in remote locations with no crew, food, or water, only the cameras he carries on his back to film his experiences. Doug’s in the remote woods for a routine episode, until he’s awoken by an earth-shaking crash. Things get weirder as it becomes clear Doug isn’t alone. Someone or something is watching him. MAN VS. is a gripping ‘found footage’ thriller about one man’s extraordinary desire to survive at all costs.                                

9 p.m. – BEEBA BOYS *Movie Premiere*

Gang leader Jeet Johar (Randeep Hooda, Highway) and his young, loyal, and often-brutal crew dress like peacocks, love attention, and openly compete with an old style Indo crime syndicate to take over the Vancouver drug and arms scene. Blood is spilled, hearts are broken, and family bonds shattered as the Beeba Boys (“Good Boys”) do anything “to be seen and to be feared” in a white world. 

Saturday, April 16

7:05 p.m. – MAX *Movie Premiere*

A military dog from Afghanistan is adopted by his late handler’s grieving family in the U.S., where his close bond with the soldier’s brother leads to a life-altering revelation in this family-friendly adventure movie, from MGM and director Boaz Yakin (Now You See Me). 

9 p.m. – SOUTHPAW *Movie Premiere*

Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife (Rachel McAdams, Spotlight), an adorable daughter (Oona Laurence, PENNY DREADFUL) and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Shy) leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Willis (Forest Whitaker, The Butler), a retired fighter and trainer to the city’s toughest amateur boxers. With his future riding on Tick’s guidance and tenacity, Billy enters the hardest battle of his life as he struggles with redemption and to win back the trust of those he loves. 

Sunday, April 17

9 p.m. – HOUSE OF LIES – Season 5, Episode 2

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9:30 p.m. – DICE – Season 1, Episode 2

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Thursday, April 21

9 p.m. – WAR ROOM *Movie Premiere*

Filled with heart, humor, and wit, WAR ROOM follows Tony (T.C. Stallings, Courageous) and Elizabeth (Priscilla C. Shirer, Be Still), a couple who seemingly have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter, and their dream home. But appearances can be deceiving. In reality, their marriage has become a war zone and their daughter is collateral damage. With guidance from Miss. Clara (Karen Abercrombie, God’s Compass), an older, wiser woman, Elizabeth discovers she can start fighting for her family instead of against them. 

11 p.m. – GIGOLOS – Season 6, Episode 6

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Friday, April 22

7:25 p.m. – PRETTY LITTLE ADDICT *Movie Premiere*

Teenager, Jennifer Phillips (Andrea Bowen, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) loses her father in a long battle with cancer. She’s devastated, and one night, after heavy drinking, she crashes her car into Colin (Keenan Tracy), a college bound track star, who now may never walk again. Jennifer is taken into rehab, and when she thinks that the worst is over, Colin’s brother is looking for her and ready to take revenge. 

9 p.m. – WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS *Movie Premiere*

Cole (Zac Efron, The Lucky One) is an aspiring DJ who spends his days scheming with his childhood friends and his nights working on the one track that will set the world on fire. This all changes when he meets a charismatic but damaged older DJ named James (Wes Bentley, AMERICAN HORROR STORY), who takes him under his wing. Things get complicated, however, when Cole starts falling for James’ much younger girlfriend, Sophie (Emily Ratajkowski, Gone Girl). With Cole’s forbidden relationship intensifying and his friendships unraveling, he must choose between love, loyalty, and the future he is destined for. 

Saturday, April 23

9 p.m. – THE WALK *Movie Premiere*

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man – Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50) – has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley, Shutter Island), and aided by an unlikely band of international recruits, Petit and his gang overcome long odds, betrayals, dissension, and countless close calls to conceive and execute their mad plan.

Sunday, April 24

9 p.m. – HOUSE OF LIES – Season 5, Episode 3

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9:30 p.m. – DICE – Season 1, Episode 3

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Monday, April 25

9 p.m. – 60 MINUTE SPORTS

The first name in news magazines is now the last word in sports. The award-winning team behind 60 MINUTES now turns its investigative eye towards the world of sports. From in-depth reporting to the most compelling interviews, they get the whole story in just sixty minutes. 

Thursday, April 28

7:25 p.m. – AMBER ALERT *Movie Premiere*

Two friends shooting an audition for a reality show spot a car described in an Amber Alert, and race to capture a dangerous sexual predator when the police fail to respond quickly enough in this found-footage-style thriller. 

9 p.m. – COOTIES *Movie Premiere*

When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage. The film stars Elijah Wood (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings), Rainn Wilson (THE OFFICE), and Alison Pill (THE NEWSROOM) as teachers who fight to survive the mayhem while hilariously bickering over an uncomfortable love triangle, on the worst Monday of their lives. 

11 p.m. – GIGOLOS – Season 6, Episode 6

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Friday, April 29

7:25 p.m. – DYING TO BE LOVED *Movie Premiere*

Jill Yates’ (Lindsay Hartley, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) daughter Emily (Paloma Kwiatkowski, BATES MOTEL) takes up with a bad boy whose violent behavior lands him and Emily in trouble. To avoid prison, they appear to commit a double suicide, but Jill sets out to prove they have actually gone on the lam.

9 p.m. – THE PERFECT GUY *Movie Premiere*

After a painful breakup, successful lobbyist Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan, BOSS) jumps into a passionate relationship with a charming stranger (Michael Ealy, Seven Pounds). When her ex-boyfriend (Morris Chestnut, NURSE JACKIE) resurfaces in her life she has to figure out who she should trust and who she should fear.

Saturday, April 30

9 p.m. – HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 *Movie Premiere*

Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania, but Drac (Adam Sandler, Grown Ups) is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis (Asher Blinkoff, Bling), isn’t showing signs of being a vampire. So while Mavis (Selena Gomez, Spring Breakers) is busy visiting her human in-laws with Johnny (Andy Samberg, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE), Drac enlists his friends to put Dennis through a “monster-in-training” boot camp. But when Drac’s grumpy and very old school dad Vlad (Mel Brooks, The Producers) pays a family visit to the hotel, things get a little batty!

10:30 p.m. – Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall *Documentary Premiere*

Director Spike Lee (Malcom X) documents an in-depth look into the evolution of The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, and the cultural significance – and lasting impact – of his seminal first solo album as an adult, Off the Wall. 

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This April on The Movie Network: the Highly Anticipated Debut of the New SHOWTIME Semi-Autobiographical Comedy DICE; the Season Finales of Compelling Drama Series BILLIONS and SHAMELESS; the Season 5 Premiere of the Wickedly Hilarious Comedy HOUSE OF LIES; and the Premiere of the Captivating Documentary MICHAEL JACKSON’S JOURNEY FROM MOTOWN TO OFF THE WALL

Below is a chronological listing of The Movie Network programming highlights for April. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit themovienetwork.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

Friday, April 1

7:10 p.m. – ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL *Movie Premiere*

Greg (Thomas Mann, Fun Size) has stayed under the radar throughout high school with one friend, Earl (RJ Cyler, War Machine), playing video games, avoiding Earl’s scary brothers, and making terrible movies for fun. One day, Greg’s mother suggests he befriend a girl named Rachel (Olivia Cooke, BATES MOTEL), who has leukemia and against Greg’s better judgment and despite his social awkwardness, he does. But when Rachel makes the decision to stop her leukemia treatment, Greg and Earl must abandon invisibility and make a stand for friendship and compassion.

9 p.m. – PAPER TOWNS *Movie Premiere*

Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green, Paper Towns is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin (Nat Wolff, The Fault in Our Stars) and his enigmatic neighbor Margo (Cara Delevingne, Suicide Squad) who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears – leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship – and true love.

Saturday, April 2

9 p.m. – JURASSIC WORLD *Movie Premiere*

In the thrilling fourth installment of the Jurassic Park franchise, two young boys visit their Aunt Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard, The Help) who’s an executive at Jurassic World, a theme park populated with genetically resurrected dinosaurs. But chaos erupts when a newly created dinosaur escapes its enclosure, forcing the park’s animal behaviorist, Owen Grady (Chris Pratt, PARKS AND RECREATION) to save the day.

Sunday, April 3

6:15 p.m. – STEVE MCQUEEN: THE MANS AND LE MANS *Documentary Premiere*

The turbulent production of the Steve McQueen car-racing classic film Le Mans serves as the subject of this documentary. But as production on Le Mans got underway, the driven star would be forced to contend not only with the sudden departure of the film’s original director, John Sturgis, but his own failing marriage, the threat of bankruptcy, and the fear of learning that he had been targeted for death by one of the most notorious serial killers of the 20th Century.

9 p.m. – SHAMELESS – *Season 6 Finale*

Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit:

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10 p.m. – BILLIONS – Season 1, Episode 11

Axe (Damian Lewis, HOMELAND) loses hundreds of millions of dollars on a bad trading decision and turns to Wendy (Maggie Siff, SONS OF ANARCHY) for help. Chuck (Paul Giamatti, Cinderella Man) sets out on an odyssey to secure powerful allies in the fight against Axe. Lara (Malin Akerman , TROPHY WIFE) enlists Lu (Louisa Krause, Young Adult) to become the new chef at Axe Capital but Lu balks at working for rich assholes and takes her sister back to their old neighborhood to remind her of their roots. Sacker (Condola Rashad, SMASH) and Connerty (Toby Leonard Moore, DAREDEVIL) close down the Axe Capital investigation and decide to do something risky. Chuck finds evidence – right in his own home – that could salvage the case.

Thursday, April 7

7:25 p.m. – SWEPT UNDER *Movie Premiere*

On a routine job, crime-scene cleaner Morgan Sher (Devin Kelly, RESURRECTION) discovers evidence has been left behind. With the help of newbie detective Nick (Aaron Ashmore, SMALLVILLE), she rushes to search for the killer’s identity.

9 p.m. – TRASH *Movie Premiere*

When two trash-picking boys from Rio’s slums find a wallet in amongst the daily detritus of their local dump, little do they imagine that their lives are about to change forever. But when the local police show up, offering a handsome reward for the wallet’s return, the boys, Rafael (Rickson Tevez) and Gardo (Wagner Moura, NARCOS), realize that what they’ve found must be important.

11 p.m. – GIGOLOS – Season 6, Episode 4

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Friday, April 8

7:25 p.m. – LOVE IN THE VINEYARD *Movie Premiere*

Molly (Emmanuelle Vaugier, LOST GIRL) hurries to her boyfriend Jackson’s (Matthew MacCaull, Black Fly) birthday party with some big news to deliver: She’s got an offer for a new job, 800 miles away, and Jackson decides to go with her. But, the romance is soon interrupted when Jackson’s ex-girlfriend, Vanessa (Lindsay Maxwell, Good Luck Chuck), shows up with a DNA test proving he is the father of her baby. Jackson insists that Vanessa was a one-night-stand before he and Molly got serious, but Molly is livid and leaves for Seattle.

9 p.m. MR. HOLMES *Movie Premiere*

The story set in 1947, follows a long-retired Holmes (Ian McKellen, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King) living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and her young son. But then he finds himself haunted by a 30-year-old case. Holmes’ memory isn’t what it used to be, so he only remembers fragments of the case: a confrontation with an angry husband and a secret bond with his beautiful but unstable wife.

Saturday, April 9

7:40 p.m. – SNOW QUEEN 2 *Movie Premiere*

A snow queen casts a curse on her mirror making people see the worst in themselves. SHOW QUEEN 2 stars the voices of Anna Shurochkina (UNIVER) as Gerda, Ivan Okhlobystin (Down House) as Orm, and Aleksandr Uman (What Men Talk About) as Rakhat. The movie was written by Roman Nepomnyashchiy (Lucky Trouble) and directed by Aleksey Tsitsilin.

9 p.m. – TRAINWRECK *Movie Premiere*

A raunchy yet heartfelt comedy from director Judd Apatow (GIRLS) about Amy (Amy Schumer, INSIDE AMY SCHUMER), a commitment-phobic binge drinker living in New York City, who must re-evaluate her feelings about intimate relationships when a sports doctor pursues a romance with her.

Sunday, April 10

8 p.m. THE CIRCUS RECAP

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9 p.m. – HOUSE OF LIES *Season 5 Premiere*

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9:30 p.m. – DICE *Series Premiere*

Twenty-five years after taking the entertainment world by storm, Andrew Dice Clay (The Day the Laughter Died) is eager to reclaim his comedy throne. This scripted, semi-autobiographical series follows him as he tries to make a comeback.

10 p.m. – BILLIONS *Season 1 Finale*

Hall (Terry Kinney, BLACK BOX) informs Axe that Chuck has new evidence against him that could land him in prison. As Lara makes plans for the Axelrod family to flee the country, Axe accuses Wendy of leaking the info to Chuck. A defiant Wendy realizes how far Chuck has gone in his pursuit of Axe and threatens to expose him. With his marriage and career in peril, Chuck is forced to take actions that furthers his rift with Connerty.

Thursday, April 14

9 P.M. – WOLF TOTEM *Movie Premiere*

In 1967, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen (Shaofeng Feng, The Golden Era), is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advances of civilization from the south and the nomads’ traditional enemies – the marauding wolves – to the north; humans and animals, residents, and invaders alike, struggle to find their true place in the world.

11 p.m. – GIGOLOS – Season 6, Episode 5

Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit:

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Friday, April 15

7:30 p.m. – MAN VS. *Movie Premiere*

As host of his own hit TV series, MAN VS, Doug Woods (Chris Diamantopoulos, The Art of the Steal) is forced to fend for himself for five days in remote locations with no crew, food, or water, only the cameras he carries on his back to film his experiences. Doug’s in the remote woods for a routine episode, until he’s awoken by an earth-shaking crash. Things get weirder as it becomes clear Doug isn’t alone. Someone or something is watching him. MAN VS. is a gripping ‘found footage’ thriller about one man’s extraordinary desire to survive at all costs.                                

9 p.m. – BEEBA BOYS *Movie Premiere*

Gang leader Jeet Johar (Randeep Hooda, Highway) and his young, loyal, and often-brutal crew dress like peacocks, love attention, and openly compete with an old style Indo crime syndicate to take over the Vancouver drug and arms scene. Blood is spilled, hearts are broken, and family bonds shattered as the Beeba Boys (“Good Boys”) do anything “to be seen and to be feared” in a white world. 

Saturday, April 16

7:05 p.m. – MAX *Movie Premiere*

A military dog from Afghanistan is adopted by his late handler’s grieving family in the U.S., where his close bond with the soldier’s brother leads to a life-altering revelation in this family-friendly adventure movie, from MGM and director Boaz Yakin (Now You See Me). 

9 p.m. – SOUTHPAW *Movie Premiere*

Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife (Rachel McAdams, Spotlight), an adorable daughter (Oona Laurence, PENNY DREADFUL) and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Shy) leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Willis (Forest Whitaker, The Butler), a retired fighter and trainer to the city’s toughest amateur boxers. With his future riding on Tick’s guidance and tenacity, Billy enters the hardest battle of his life as he struggles with redemption and to win back the trust of those he loves. 

Sunday, April 17

9 p.m. – HOUSE OF LIES – Season 5, Episode 2

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9:30 p.m. – DICE – Season 1, Episode 2

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Thursday, April 21

9 p.m. – WAR ROOM *Movie Premiere*

Filled with heart, humor, and wit, WAR ROOM follows Tony (T.C. Stallings, Courageous) and Elizabeth (Priscilla C. Shirer, Be Still), a couple who seemingly have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter, and their dream home. But appearances can be deceiving. In reality, their marriage has become a war zone and their daughter is collateral damage. With guidance from Miss. Clara (Karen Abercrombie, God’s Compass), an older, wiser woman, Elizabeth discovers she can start fighting for her family instead of against them. 

11 p.m. – GIGOLOS – Season 6, Episode 6

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Friday, April 22

7:25 p.m. – PRETTY LITTLE ADDICT *Movie Premiere*

Teenager, Jennifer Phillips (Andrea Bowen, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) loses her father in a long battle with cancer. She’s devastated, and one night, after heavy drinking, she crashes her car into Colin (Keenan Tracy), a college bound track star, who now may never walk again. Jennifer is taken into rehab, and when she thinks that the worst is over, Colin’s brother is looking for her and ready to take revenge. 

9 p.m. – WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS *Movie Premiere*

Cole (Zac Efron, The Lucky One) is an aspiring DJ who spends his days scheming with his childhood friends and his nights working on the one track that will set the world on fire. This all changes when he meets a charismatic but damaged older DJ named James (Wes Bentley, AMERICAN HORROR STORY), who takes him under his wing. Things get complicated, however, when Cole starts falling for James’ much younger girlfriend, Sophie (Emily Ratajkowski, Gone Girl). With Cole’s forbidden relationship intensifying and his friendships unraveling, he must choose between love, loyalty, and the future he is destined for. 

Saturday, April 23

9 p.m. – THE WALK *Movie Premiere*

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man – Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50) – has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley, Shutter Island), and aided by an unlikely band of international recruits, Petit and his gang overcome long odds, betrayals, dissension, and countless close calls to conceive and execute their mad plan.

Sunday, April 24

9 p.m. – HOUSE OF LIES – Season 5, Episode 3

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9:30 p.m. – DICE – Season 1, Episode 3

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Monday, April 25

9 p.m. – 60 MINUTE SPORTS

The first name in news magazines is now the last word in sports. The award-winning team behind 60 MINUTES now turns its investigative eye towards the world of sports. From in-depth reporting to the most compelling interviews, they get the whole story in just sixty minutes. 

Thursday, April 28

7:25 p.m. – AMBER ALERT *Movie Premiere*

Two friends shooting an audition for a reality show spot a car described in an Amber Alert, and race to capture a dangerous sexual predator when the police fail to respond quickly enough in this found-footage-style thriller. 

9 p.m. – COOTIES *Movie Premiere*

When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage. The film stars Elijah Wood (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings), Rainn Wilson (THE OFFICE), and Alison Pill (THE NEWSROOM) as teachers who fight to survive the mayhem while hilariously bickering over an uncomfortable love triangle, on the worst Monday of their lives. 

11 p.m. – GIGOLOS – Season 6, Episode 6

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Friday, April 29

7:25 p.m. – DYING TO BE LOVED *Movie Premiere*

Jill Yates’ (Lindsay Hartley, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) daughter Emily (Paloma Kwiatkowski, BATES MOTEL) takes up with a bad boy whose violent behavior lands him and Emily in trouble. To avoid prison, they appear to commit a double suicide, but Jill sets out to prove they have actually gone on the lam.

9 p.m. – THE PERFECT GUY *Movie Premiere*

After a painful breakup, successful lobbyist Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan, BOSS) jumps into a passionate relationship with a charming stranger (Michael Ealy, Seven Pounds). When her ex-boyfriend (Morris Chestnut, NURSE JACKIE) resurfaces in her life she has to figure out who she should trust and who she should fear.

Saturday, April 30

9 p.m. – HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 *Movie Premiere*

Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania, but Drac (Adam Sandler, Grown Ups) is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis (Asher Blinkoff, Bling), isn’t showing signs of being a vampire. So while Mavis (Selena Gomez, Spring Breakers) is busy visiting her human in-laws with Johnny (Andy Samberg, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE), Drac enlists his friends to put Dennis through a “monster-in-training” boot camp. But when Drac’s grumpy and very old school dad Vlad (Mel Brooks, The Producers) pays a family visit to the hotel, things get a little batty!

10:30 p.m. – Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall *Documentary Premiere*

Director Spike Lee (Malcom X) documents an in-depth look into the evolution of The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, and the cultural significance – and lasting impact – of his seminal first solo album as an adult, Off the Wall. 

– TMN –

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