This October on The Movie Network: Sexy and Suspenseful Drama THE AFFAIR Returns; Clive Owen is Back in Season 2 of Steven Soderbergh’s THE KNICK; the Season 3 Premiere of ROGUE; and Hollywood Movie Premieres

— October 1st, 2015

To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1hebMDb ** Media Note ** – Download photos at bellmedia.ca/pr. Screeners available by request. Below is a chronological listing of The Movie Network programming highlights for October. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit themovienetwork.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Friday, Oct. 2 9 p.m. – ADULT BEGINNERS – *Movie Premiere* A narcissistic entrepreneur (Nick Kroll) crashes and burns on the eve of his company's big launch. With his entire life in total disarray, he moves in with his estranged sister (Rose Byrne), brother-in-law (Bobby Cannavale) and nephew (Caleb and Matthew Paddock) in the suburbs only to become their nanny. Saturday, Oct. 3 9 p.m. – THE WOMAN IN BLACK 2: ANGEL OF DEATH – *Movie Premiere* Forty years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant. Sunday, Oct. 4 9 p.m. – ROGUE – Season 3, Episode 1 – *Season Premiere* Grace (Thadie Newton) is still missing. Ethan (Cole Hauser) heads to Chicago to investigate notorious attorney Marty Stein (Richard Schiff). DEA Agent Harper Deakins’ (Sarah Carter) investigation into one of Chicago’s deadliest gangs takes a turn when a routine stakeout goes wrong. 10 p.m. – THE AFFAIR – Season 2, Episode 1 – *Season Premiere* Noah (Dominic West) and Helen (Maura Tierney) try for amicable divorce proceedings, but complications reveal inescapable conflict. Plus, surprising developments in Helen’s life reveal unexpected emotions. Wednesday, Oct. 7 9 p.m. – A SEASON WITH NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL – Season 1, Episode 5 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit http://www.themovienetwork.ca/a-season-with-notre-dame-football Friday, Oct. 9 9 p.m. – ELEPHANT SONG – *Canadian Movie Premiere* A psychiatrist (Bruce Greenwood) is drawn into an intricate mind game with a mentally disturbed patient (Xavier Dolan) when a colleague goes missing. Saturday, Oct. 10 9 p.m. – BOY NEXT DOOR – *Movie Premiere* A recently cheated on married woman (Jennifer Lopez) falls for a younger man (Ryan Guzman) who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn. 10:35 p.m. – PROPHET’S PREY – *Documentary Premiere* An official selection of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, PROPHET’S PREY is a look inside the world and mind of Warren Jeffs and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), one of the largest cults currently operating in the United States. Though Jeffs was placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted list and, eventually, captured and sentenced to life in prison, he continues to prey on the FLDS community in absentia, his power largely unchecked and unchallenged to this very day. The documentary is written and directed by Academy Award®-nominee Amy Berg (Deliver Us from Evil) who also serves as a producer. Sunday, Oct. 11 9 p.m. – ROGUE – Season 3, Episode 2 Grace works to escape.  Ethan reconnects with his father. Escalating gang warfare spills into the suburbs. Ethan investigates Marty’s leak at a party, where he meets Marlon Dinard (Derek Luke), who is not what he seems.  10 p.m. THE AFFAIR – Season 2, Episode 2 Alison’s (Ruth Wilson) endemic summer with Noah is interrupted by an unwelcome guest. Meanwhile, Cole’s (Joshua Jackson) self-destructive lifestyle has everyone concerned. Monday, Oct. 12 10:25 a.m. – FREE BIRDS Two turkeys, Reggie (Owen Wilson) and Jack (Woody Harrelson) 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. 12 p.m. – DOLPHIN TALE 2         The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital. 1:50 p.m. – THE LEGO MOVIE Emmet (Chris Pratt), an ordinary LEGO figurine who always follows the rules, is mistakenly identified as the Special, an extraordinary being and the key to saving the world. He finds himself drafted into a fellowship of strangers who are on a mission to stop an evil tyrant's (Will Ferrell) plans to conquer the world. Unfortunately for Emmet, he is hopelessly, and hilariously, unprepared for such a task, but he'll give it his all nonetheless. 3:35 p.m. – DESPICABLE ME 2 Gru (Steve Carell) is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal (Benjamin Bratt). 5:15 p.m. – FROZEN Fearless optimist Anna (Kristen Bell) teams up with Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf (Josh Gad) in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa (Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. 7 p.m. – ANNIE A foster kid (Quvenzhané Wallis), who lives with her mean foster mom (Cameron Diaz), sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. 9 p.m. – AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTRY The death and funeral of their father brings three sisters to the home of their mother, Violet (Meryl Streep), an acid-tongued, pill-popping cancer patient. Daughters Barbara (Julia Roberts), Karen (Juliette Lewis) and Ivy (Julianne Nicholson), along with their significant others and various other kin, take the full brunt of their dysfunctional matriarch's venom, for Violet tells every one of them exactly what she thinks of them. Wednesday, Oct. 14 9 p.m. – A SEASON WITH NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL – Season 1, Episode 6 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit http://www.themovienetwork.ca/a-season-with-notre-dame-football Friday, Oct. 16 9 p.m. – THE TRIALS OF CATE MCCALL – *Movie Premiere* A disgraced lawyer (Kate Beckinsale) uncovers a sinister police conspiracy while handling the appeal of a convicted murderer (Anna Anissimova). 10 p.m. – THE KNICK – Season 2, Episode 1 – *Season Premiere* As Barrow (Jeremy Bobb) and The Knick prepare to move uptown, Dr. Edwards (André Holland) lobbies the hospital board to be appointed permanent chief of surgery in Dr. Thackery’s (Clive Owen) absence. Though his suspension has been lifted, Dr. Gallinger (Eric Johnson) refuses to return as Edwards’ subordinate, so he heads to Cromartie Hospital in hopes of getting Thackery to return to work. Lucy’s (Eve Hewson) attempts to make amends with Bertie (Michael Angarano) are rebuffed; Cleary (Chris Sullivan) schemes to make extra money; Ping Wu (Perry Yung) demands regular medical checkups for his prostitutes; Speight (David Fierro) attempts to trace the origins of a new plague; Cornelia (Juliet Rylance) nourishes a quarantined neighborhood in San Francisco. Following their premiere on The Movie Network, new episodes of THE KNICK repeat at 11 p.m. on HBO Canada after REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER.  Saturday, Oct. 17 9 p.m. – JUPITER ASCENDING – *Movie Premiere* A young woman (Mila Kunis) discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry. Also starring Channing Tatum. Sunday, Oct. 18 9 p.m. – ROGUE – Season 3, Episode 3 Grace heads to Chicago to work with Ethan. Marlon appears on Harper’s DEA radar. Harper’s CI, Lobo, is made.  Ethan finds Marty’s leak. 10 p.m. – THE AFFAIR – Season 2, Episode 3 Noah’s insuppressible love for Alison has serious consequences. Meanwhile, Alison discovers a surprising truth about how to sustain a marriage. Wednesday, Oct. 21 9 p.m. – A SEASON WITH NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL – Season 1, Episode 7 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit http://www.themovienetwork.ca/a-season-with-notre-dame-football Friday, Oct. 23 9 p.m. – BIG EYES – *Movie Premiere* In the late 1950s and early 1960s, artist Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz) achieves unbelievable fame and success with portraits of saucer-eyed waifs. However, no one realizes that his wife, Margaret (Amy Adams), is the real painter behind the brush. Although Margaret is horrified to learn that Walter is passing off her work as his own, she is too meek to protest too loudly. It isn't until the Keanes' marriage comes to an end and a lawsuit follows that the truth finally comes to light. 10 p.m. – THE KNICK – Season 2, Episode 2 Dr. Thackery sets his sights on a return to The Knick – a request that doesn’t sit well with the board. After a shocking discovery, Cornelia enlists Cleary to do a dirty job, for a price. Bertie makes a change; Robertson (Grainger Hines) pushes a new subway initiative; Barrow drives up construction costs; Lucy is surprised by an unexpected visitor from home. Saturday, Oct. 24 9 p.m. – FOCUS – *Movie Premiere* Nicky (Will Smith), a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess (Margot Robbie) under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years later, Nicky is in Buenos Aires working a very dangerous scheme when Jess -- now an accomplished femme fatale -- unexpectedly shows up. Her appearance throws Nicky for a loop at a time when he cannot afford to be off his game. Sunday, Oct. 25 9 p.m. – ROGUE – Season 3, Episode 4 Lobo’s death hits Harper hard. Ethan confesses to Marty why he’s really in Chicago. Talia causes problems for Marlon.  Grace and Ethan spy on Marty and the General, hoping for leverage. Grace follows a dangerous lead. 10 p.m. – THE AFFAIR – Season 2, Episode 4 As pressures in Helen’s life mount, one innocent mistake leads to outrageous consequences. Meanwhile, a court order presents a dire setback for Noah and Alison. Wednesday, Oct. 28 9 p.m. – A SEASON WITH NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL – Season 1, Episode 8 Episodic information is currently unavailable. Please visit http://www.themovienetwork.ca/a-season-with-notre-dame-football Friday, Oct. 30 9 p.m. – THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN – *Movie Premiere* 65 years after a masked serial killer terrorized the small town of Texarkana, the so-called 'moonlight murders' begin again. A lonely high school girl, with dark secrets of her own, may be the key to catching a copycat or what could be something more sinister. Stars Addison Timlin (CALIFORNICATION), Veronica Cartwright (BOSCH), and Anthony Anderson (BLACK-ISH). 10 p.m. – THE KNICK – Season 2, Episode 3 Thackery enlists Edwards to help him test a new hypothesis. After rejecting Robertson’s advances at The Knick, Lucy learns that confession isn’t always good for the soul. Young journalist Genevieve Everidge (Arielle Goldman) works on a story about one of Thackery’s rivals. Cornelia is dismayed by the limits of her husband’s (Tom Lipinksi) sympathies; Barrow faces a new adversary at Tammany Hall; Gallinger is intrigued by a discussion of eugenics at a class reunion; Edwards deals with a surprise visitor. Saturday, Oct. 31 9 p.m. – WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS – *Movie Premiere* Vampire housemates (Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh) try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster (Cori Gonzalez-Macuer) some of the perks of being undead.

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