FX Canada and OLN offer marathons over holiday season

Snuggle up with FX Canada and OLN this holiday season as the networks dish up belly-aching laughs and hair-raising thrills with two weeks of merry – and maniacal – marathons.

Beginning December 24, FX Canada will air all-day marathons of Wilfred, American Horror Story, American Horror Story: Asylum, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, Brand X with Russell Brand, Sons of Anarchy, and Louie. Viewers can embark on an untraditional, unhinged, and unfiltered adventure of all-day marathons on OLN, featuring original series Mantracker, Get Stuffed, and The Liquidator, as well as fan-favourites Storage Wars, Storage Hunters, Operation Repo, Survivorman, Man vs. Food Nation, Baggage Battles, and Storage Wars: Texas.

Below is a chronological listing of detailed holiday programming. All programming is subject to change.

 

FX

Wilfred (Season 1): Monday, Dec. 24 airing Noon to 6:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)

**Six and a half-hour, Full Season Marathon** (13 x 30)

Encore Presentations:

Monday, Dec. 24 beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)

Tuesday, Dec. 25 beginning at 1 a.m. ET (check local listings)

Wilfred is about a guy, the girl next door, and a mixed-breed dog, Wilfred (Jason Gann, Mark Loves Sharon), who is part Labrador and part Russell Crowe on a bender. Through this unusual friendship, Wilfred the dog shows Ryan the man (Elijah Wood, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy) how to overcome his fears and embrace the unpredictability and insanity of life.

 

Da Vinci’s Inquest (Season 1): Tuesday, Dec. 25 airing 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET (check local listings)

**Eight-hour Marathon** (8 x 60)

Charismatic and controversial Vancouver Coroner Dominic Da Vinci (Nicholas Campbell, Haven) is a spokesman for the dead. For every issue he champions, there is the underlying knowledge of human frailty and an acknowledgment that his own personal and professional past is riddled with missteps.

 

American Horror Story (Season 1): Wednesday, Dec. 26 airing Noon to Midnight ET (check local listings)

**12-hour, Full Season Marathon** (12 x 60)

Encore Presentation: Thursday, Dec. 27 beginning at Midnight ET (check local listings)

A subversive modern horror tale that revolves around the Harmon family who move from Boston to Los Angeles as a means to reconcile past anguish. But as they settle into their new home, they soon discover they’re not the only ones living in their house. Season 1 stars Jessica Lange (Grey Gardens), Dylan McDermott (The Practice), Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights), and Denis O’Hare (True Blood).

 

Wilfred (Season 2): Thursday, Dec. 27 airing Noon to 6:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)

**Six and a half-hour, Full Season Marathon** (13 x 30)

Encore Presentations:

Thursday, Dec. 27 beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)

Friday, Dec. 28 beginning at 1:00 a.m. ET (check local listings)

Ryan (Wood) has formed a unique friendship with Wilfred (Gann), his neighbour’s canine pet. Everyone else sees Wilfred as just a dog, but Ryan sees a crude and somewhat surly, yet irrepressibly brave and honest Australian guy in a cheap dog suit.

 

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (Season 1): Friday, Dec. 28 airing 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET (check local listings)

**Six-hour, Full Season Marathon** (12 x 30)

Shot in New York City, comedian Kamau Bell dissects a multitude of topics including politics, pop culture, race, religion, and the media.

 

Brand X with Russell Brand (Season 1): Friday, Dec. 28 airing 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET (check local listings)

** Six-hour, Full Season Marathon** (12 x 30)

Encore Presentation: Friday, Dec. 28 beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)

Comedian Russell Brand (Get Him to the Greek) unleashes his signature point of view on a live-studio audience, sharing his unvarnished and unfiltered take on current events, politics, and pop culture.

 

Sons of Anarchy (Season 1): Saturday, Dec. 29 airing 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET (check local listings)

**13-hour, Full Season Marathon** (13 x 60)

Encore Presentation: Saturday, Dec. 29 beginning at 11 p.m. ET (check local listings)

This adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club, the Sons of Anarchy, and its desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California, remains untouched by outlaw gangs. The series stars Katey Sagal (LOST), Ron Perlman (Drive), Charlie Hunnam (Children of Men), and Canadian Kim Coates (Goon).

 

Sons of Anarchy (Season 2): Sunday, Dec. 30 airing Noon to 1 a.m. ET (check local listings)

**13-hour, Full Season Marathon** (13 x 60)

Encore Presentations:

Thursday, Jan. 3 beginning at 2 p.m. ET (check local listings)

Saturday, Jan. 5 beginning at Noon ET (check local listings)

Jax (Hunnam) and the club deal with the fallout from Donna’s (Sprague Grayden, Paranormal Activity 2) death, bringing internal tensions to an all-time high while a new enemy takes root in Charming. The League of American Nationalists (LAN), a white separatist group, opens a cigar shop on Main Street intent on ingratiating with the community and forcing SAMCRO out.

 

Louie (Season 1): Monday, Dec. 31 airing Noon to 6:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)

**Six and a half-hour, Full Season Marathon** (13 x 30)

Encore Presentations:

Monday, Dec. 31 beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)

Tuesday, Jan. 1 beginning at 1:00 a.m. ET (check local listings)

Louie is filtered through the observational humour of comedian Louis C.K. Loosely based on his own life as a successful stand-up comedian and a newly single father raising two daughters in New York City, each episode puts a spotlight on his everyday ordeals, his quest to find love, and his pursuit of humour.

 

American Horror Story: Asylum (Season 2): Tuesday, Jan. 1 airing Noon to 9 p.m. ET (check local listings)

**Nine-hour Marathon** (9 x 60)

Encore Presentations:

Tuesday, Jan. 1 beginning at 9 p.m. ET (check local listings)

Wednesday, Jan. 2 beginning at 1 p.m. ET (check local listings)

Sunday, Jan. 6 airing at 2 p.m. ET (check local listings)

Set in 1964, American Horror Story: Asylum explores a church-run haven for the criminally insane, ruled with an iron fist by Sister Jude (Jessica Lange), a nun with a troubled past. Inside this locked-down facility, danger lurks around every corner. From Nazis and serial killers, to mutants and aliens, no one is safe inside these walls. This season also stars Zachary Quinto (Star Trek), Lily Rabe (American Horror Story), Sarah Paulson (Serenity), Evan Peters (American Horror Story), and James Cromwell (Six Feet Under).

 

Louie (Season 2): Friday, Jan. 4 airing Noon to 6:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)

**Six and a half-hour, Full Season Marathon** (13 x 30)

Encore Presentation:

Friday, Jan. 4 beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)

Saturday, Jan. 5 beginning at 1:00 a.m. ET (check local listings)

From the inventive imagination of Louis C.K., Louie is inspired by the comedian’s life experiences as a stand-up comedian and newly-single father. Based in New York City, each episode in Season 2 continues to put a spotlight on his everyday ordeals, and features a mix of scripted stories and original stand-up comedy.

 

OLN

Mantracker (Season 7): Monday, Dec. 24 airing 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET (check local listings)

**12-hour, Full Season Marathon** (12 x 60)

Bringing the thrill of the hunt to a whole new level, Mantracker Chad Savage proves his prowess as the new and untamed huntsman with all the qualities necessary to take down any target. Despite his skill, Savage faces intense challenges and hard-hitting competitors in some of the wildest landscapes across North America.

 

Get Stuffed (Season 1): Tuesday, Dec. 25 airing 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.ET (check local listings)

**12-hour, Full Season Marathon** (24 x 30)

Encore Presentation: Saturday, Jan. 5 beginning at 2 p.m. ET (check local listings)

Combining crazy competitions, heaping amounts of legendary food, and charismatic contenders, Get Stuffed follows competitors Erin Simms, Josh Rice, Ryan “6 Pack” Lapadat, and Kalyn Miles as they test their limits on strength, endurance, and tolerance in the strangest ways possible. The competitors battle it out in the world’s most outlandish competitions. In addition to training for each competition, the opponents place edible side bets, tasking local chefs to help them prepare an unforgettable punishing delight for the loser.

 

Storage Wars (Season 1): Wednesday, Dec. 26 airing Noon to 9 p.m.ET (check local listings)

*Nine-hour, Full Season Marathon* (18 x 30)

Storage unit auctions are the newest and biggest untapped source for hidden treasures, as opportunistic individuals bid on unclaimed properties hoping to strike gold. In this character-driven treasure hunt, bidders range from 20-somethings out for fun and adventure to husband and wife teams looking to make fast and large cash, and all are prepared to create excitement in the process.

 

The Liquidator (Season 1): Thursday, Dec. 27 airing 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)

*12 and a half-hour, Full Season Marathon* (25 x 30)

Encore Presentation: Sunday, Jan. 6 beginning at 2 p.m. ET (check local listings)

Jeff Schwarz has bought and sold his way up the food chain to become the owner of Direct Liquidation – one of the biggest liquidation houses west of the Rockies. Flea market haggler, storage locker trader, and pawnshop owner, he’s traded up to become the “Liquidation King.” The series profiles a day in the life of Schwarz, from getting the tip and checking out the goods, to making the deal, finding a buyer, and watching the dollar signs soar or sink.

 

Storage Hunters (Season 2): Friday, Dec. 28 airing 2:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET (check local listings)

*Six and a half-hour, Full Season Marathon* (13 x 30)

Catch a unique glimpse into the winner-take-all world of storage unit auctions, where bidders have a shot at making a quick profit. But once the door to the mini-storage unit is opened, prospective buyers can only peer inside from the doorway. This season, follow Sean and Lori Kelly as they sell off the hidden contents of storage units to the highest bidder.

 

Operation Repo (Season 4): Saturday, Dec. 29 airing Noon to 9 p.m. ET (check local listings)

*Nine-hour, Full Season Marathon* (18 x 30)

From luxury boats and planes to expensive sports cars and tricked-out trucks, the Operation Repo team tracks down the owners who skip out on their payments. When it comes to recovering property from deadbeat owners, Lou, Sonia, Matt, Froy and Lyndah will stop at nothing to get the job done.

 

Survivorman (10 Days & Various Episodes): Sunday, Dec. 30 airing Noon to 9 p.m. ET (check local listings)

*Nine-hour Marathon* (9 x 60)

Survivorman Les Stroud strands himself in the Norwegian mountains to survive for 10 days with little food, no water, no gear, and no safety or camera crew. Then, on his next adventure, Stroud travels to the desert island of Tiburon. With limited food supplies and no fresh water, he scavenges to survive on the desert shore.

 

Storage Wars (Season 2): Monday, Dec. 31 airing Noon to 9 p.m. ET (check local listings)

*Nine-hour Marathon* (18 x 30)

This season, follows the buyers and their teams as they travel to repossessed storage units in search of hidden treasure. Part gamblers and part detectives, these seasoned veterans uncover everything from coffins to the world’s most valuable comic book collection, paying as little as ten dollars for high-valued items.

 

Man vs. Food Nation (Season 1): Tuesday, Jan. 1 airing 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)

*Eight and a half-hour Marathon* (17 x 30)

Adam Richman is taking Man vs. Food to a whole new level as he recruits residents of the cities he visits to take on a food challenge. He acts as coach by giving them advice on how to beat their challenges, using the skills he learned from his own experiences.

 

Baggage Battles (Season 1): Wednesday, Jan. 2 airing 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET (check local listings)

*Eight-hour Marathon* (16 x 30)

Follow three savvy auction specialists as they search the world looking to snatch up unclaimed and lost personal property in an effort to turn huge profits. They’ll travel to some of the most important and unknown auctions, where pickers and resale experts bid on everything from lost luggage to abandoned personal property. With dozens of auctions to travel to, thousands of bags to explore, and millions of dollars at stake, these specialists need both skill and luck to hit the jackpot.

 

Storage Wars: Texas (Season 1): Thursday, Jan. 3 airing at 2:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET (check local listings)

*Six and a half-hour Marathon* (13 x 30)

This Texas-sized series follows a motley crew of bold bidders pitted against each other in the ruthless world of Texas storage auctions. Willing to say or do anything, the bidders get down and dirty to get their hands on the unit locker they’re after while creating larger-than-life drama.

 

Ghost Hunters (Season 8): Friday, Jan. 4 airing at Noon to 10 p.m. ET (check local listings)

*Ten-hour Marathon* (10 x 60)

Paranormal phenomena? Haunted homeowners? Ghostly apparitions and the souls of the departed? Ghost Hunters follows a group of real-life paranormal researchers as they investigate haunted houses throughout the United States. Using infrared cameras, night-vision goggles and the like, the Ghost Hunters are the first and last defense against uninvited paranormal visitations.

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