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Sunday Nights Sizzle This Summer on The Movie Network and Movie Central with the Final Season of Showtime's Dexter and New Drama

Sunday Nights Sizzle This Summer on The Movie Network and Movie Central with 
the Final Season of Showtime's Dexter and New Drama Ray Donovan 
•Subscribers get an early look at the highly acclaimed Ray Donovan season 
premiere on multiple platforms starting June 18 
TORONTO, June 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral's The Movie Network (Eastern 
Canada) and Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada) splash into 
summer with highly anticipated new and returning dramas from Showtime. The 
eighth and final season of iconic series Dexter, starring Michael C. Hall in 
his Golden Globe(®) Award-winning role as Dexter Morgan, and the series 
premiere of edgy new crime drama Ray Donovan, starring Liev Schreiber and Jon 
Voight, will air back-to-back on Sunday, June 30, 2013 beginning at 9 p.m. 
ET/MT, day-and-date with Showtime in the US. 
The eighth season of Dexter picks up six months after LaGuerta's murder - and 
Dexter is still trying to manage life as a dad, brother and serial killer. As 
Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) struggles to deal with the consequences of her 
actions, a mysterious woman comes to work with Miami Metro, offering 
first-hand information on Dexter's past. With 25 Emmy(®) and 10 Golden 
Globe(®)Award nominations in total, Dexter's eighth season brings 
Showtime's landmark, and highly decorated, series to a close. 
The series also stars Desmond Harrington, C.S. Lee, Aimee Garcia, David Zayas, 
Geoff Pierson and James Remar. Produced by Showtime, Dexter is executive 
produced by John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton, Scott Buck, Manny Coto, Tim 
Schlattmann, Wendy West, Jace Richdale and Michael C. Hall. Subscribers can 
catch up on Dexter Season 7 with TMN GO, The Movie Network On Demand, and 
Movie Central On Demand before the premiere of the new season. 
Immediately following Dexter, Showtime's new big-buzz one-hour drama Ray 
Donovan premieres at 10 p.m. ET/M. The series stars Liev Schreiber in his 
first lead television role, as the go-to guy who does the dirty work for 
L.A.'s top power players and makes the problems of the city's celebrities, 
superstar athletes and business moguls disappear. However, even Ray is not 
immune to powerful family drama. When Ray's father (Jon Voight) is 
unexpectedly released from prison, a chain of events is set off that shakes 
the Donovan family to its core. 
The series' all-star cast includes Oscar(®) winner and guest star Elliott 
Gould as Ray's long-time client and mentor; Paula Malcomson in the role of 
Ray's wife Abby; and Eddie Marsan and Dash Mihok who play Ray's brothers. The 
cast also includes: Katherine Moening, Pooch Hall, Steven Bauer, Kerris 
Dorsey, and Devon Bagby. Ray Donovan is created and executive produced by Ann 
Biderman. The series is executive produced by Mark Gordon and Bryan Zuriff. 
Starting June 18, 2013, get an early look at the season premiere of Ray 
Donovan when the full episode is made available to subscribers via the On 
Demand and Online services of participating television providers. The episode 
will also be available on TMN GO. 
InEastern Canada, the first season of Ray Donovan and the eighth and final 
season of Dexter will be available in High Definition, on demand, on TMN GO 
and on The Movie Network OnLine. 
In Western Canada, the first season of Ray Donovan and the eighth and final 
season of Dexter will be available in High Definition on Movie Central HD, on 
demand, and via mobile and online with participating service providers. 
The Movie Network is a pay television service available in eastern Canada. 
With premiere access to Hollywood hit movies, new and exclusive HBO content, 
critically acclaimed Showtime series and first-rate Canadian programming, this 
pay-television service presents Canadians with some of the best television 
entertainment available. The Movie Network service includes five 24-hour 
multiplex channels - The Movie Network, HBO Canada, MExcess, MFun! and MFest - 
which deliver diverse and entertaining programs in an uncut and 
commercial-free television environment. All five multiplex channels are also 
simulcast in High Definition and are joined by The Movie Network OnDemand, a 
Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) service, available in select areas across 
eastern Canada; TMN OnLine an Internet-based content streaming service 
available to BellTV, Rogers and Videotron subscribers; and TMN GO, a video 
streaming service currently available to Bell TV and Cogeco Cable subscribers. 
For more information, please visit www.themovienetwork.ca. 
The Movie Network is a member of the Astral family. Astral Media Inc. 
(TSX:ACM.A/ACM.B) is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates 
several of the country's most popular pay and specialty television, radio, 
out-of-home advertising and interactive media properties. Astral plays a 
central role in community life across the country by offering diverse, rich 
and vibrant programming that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and 
advertisers. To learn more about Astral, visit astral.com. 
Movie Central is a commercial-free premium pay TV service available in western 
Canada. Movie Central premieres the best in Hollywood, international and 
Canadian films across nine 24-hour movie channels, including dedicated 
high-definition feeds, a Movie Central On Demand service and exclusive HBO 
content on HBO Canada. Movie Central is also the first window for Showtime 
content and home to cutting-edge Canadian series. A major force in the 
Canadian independent film and television production industry, Movie Central, 
through Script to Screen, a writer-oriented feature script development program 
funded by Movie Central and delivered by NSI supports Canadian filmmaking. 
Visit the Movie Central website at www.moviecentral.ca. 
Movie Central is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and 
entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and 
radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, 
children's book publishing and children's animation. Experience Corus on the 
web at www.corusent.com. 
For access to The Movie Network's media room or Movie Central's press site, 
please visit http://press.astral.com or http://mediacentre.corusent.com. 
Media Contacts: 
The Movie Network (Eastern Canada)  
Ellery Ulster (416) 956-8638 
eulster@astral.com 
Movie Central (Western Canada) Owen McCorquodale (416) 479-6068 
owen.mccorquodale@corusent.com 
SOURCE: The Movie Network 
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