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Super Channel Highlights October 2022

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Super Channel Highlights October 2022…

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Sundays

House of Ho (10 x 30) – HBO Max Original docu-reality series – New episodes (season 2) continueSundays at 9 p.m. ETSeason finale Sun Oct 31 **Seasons 1 & 2 available streaming and On Demand**
This HBO Max Original docu-reality series chronicles the lavish lifestyle, strong family values, and multi-generational clash of the Ho family. The first season introduced us to patriarch Binh and matriarch Hue, Vietnamese immigrants who achieved the ultimate American Dream and built a multi-million-dollar real estate and banking empire. Filled with laughter, love, and luxury, their son Washington and his wife Lesley, their daughter Judy and her fiancé Nate, and Aunt Tina and Cousin Sammy live under the constant pressure to live up to their family’s expectations. Starring Binh Ho, Hue Ho, Judy Ho, Washington Ho, Lesley Ho

Mondays

Secret Societies: In the Shadows (6 x 45) – Super Channel Original docuseries (Canadian) – New episodes continue Mondays at 8 p.m. ETSeries finale Mon Oct 10 – **ALL episodes available streaming and On Demand**
Around the world, and throughout history, secret societies have bubbled under the surface. In crypts and clubhouses, under lock and key, in the darkest corners of the internet, they assemble for mysterious purposes. Each of the six episodes delves into the murky history of a secret society:  the Knights Templar, the Freemasons, the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, the Illuminati, the Skull and Bones, and Le Cercle.

The Uncommon History of Very Common Things (10 x 22) docuseries (Canadian) – Series Premiere, Monday Oct 17 at 8:30 p.m. ET **ALL episodes available streaming and On Demand**
Each half-hour episode examines the unknown, sometimes shocking, often irreverent, and always entertaining history of the everyday items that make up our lives.

Wednesdays

My MisDiagnosis (26 x 48) – docuseries (Canadian) – New episodes continue – Wednesdays at 8 p.m. with ALL episodes available streaming and On Demand
Each hour-long episode of My Misdiagnosis features two factual stories told by patients and survivors about how they were misdiagnosed by a medical professional and thankfully sought out a second opinion that ultimately saved their life.

Fridays (true crime block)

Heartland Homicide (26 x 44) – Super Channel Original true crime docuseries (Canadian) – New episodes continue – Fridays at 7 p.m. Series Finale Fri Oct 7 **ALL episodes available streaming and On Demand**
Each hour-long episode of Heartland Homicide features dramatic recreations that place the audience at the scene of the crime and reveal the culprit’s motives as each shocking crime is retold. Interviews with long-time residents, reporters that covered the story, police that investigated, and sometimes the relatives of the victims will provide the narrative for each self-contained episode.

Cruise Ship Killers season 1 (40 x 60) – Super Channel Original true crime docuseries (Canadian) – New episodes continue – Fridays at 8 p.m., with ALL episodes (s1 & s2) available streaming and On Demand
It’s the best kept secret of a billion-dollar industry: Your life is at risk when you go on a cruise. Since 2011, more than 200 cruise line travelers have gone missing and are presumed dead. Many are murdered. While some of the murders have officially been solved, questions still linger. Others remain covered up for nefarious reasons. Cruise Ship Killers shines a light on these cases and aims to uncover the truth of what really happens at sea.

Targeted For Murder season 1 (26 x 44) – Super Channel Original true crime docuseries (Canadian) – SERIES PREMIERE – Friday Oct 7 at 9 p.m. ET, with ALL episodes available streaming and On Demand
This true crime series explores murder committed using the world’s deadliest weapons: guns. Each episode presents one story of murder by way of the gun, using gripping interviews, dramatic re-enactments and archival footage.

Movies & Documentaries

All movies listed below air at 9 p.m. ET and dates are for linear broadcast **All features are available streaming and On Demand as of August 1 unless indicated otherwise**
(NEW = new to Super Channel / PREMIERE = Canadian broadcast premiere)

Saturday, Oct 1Off the RailsPREMIERE
Now in their fifties, four friends re-create an inter-rail journey across Europe, but this time 18-year-old Maddie is taking her mother’s place, fulfilling her dying wish. Starring: Kelly Preston, Judi Dench, Jenny Seagrove, Sally Phillips

Saturday, Oct 8The Righteous (Canadian) – PREMIERE
A burdened man feels the wrath of a vengeful God after he and his wife are visited by a mysterious stranger. Starring: Henry Czerny, Mark O’Brien, Mayko Nguyen, Mimi Kuzyk

Sunday, Oct 9Hunting in Packs – Super Channel Original (Documentary, Canadian) – PREMIERE
Hunting in Packs follows three female politicians as they negotiate their way through the traditional institution of politics. The film features Jess Phillips (Labour, UK), Pramila Jayapal (Democrat, US), and Michelle Rempel (Conservative, Canada). Directed by Chloe Sosa-Sims

Saturday, Oct 15North HollywoodPREMIERE
18-year-old Michael is forced to choose between the path his father wants for him and his dream of becoming a professional skateboarder. His friends encourage Michael to stray from the status quo, but when he becomes involved with long time crush Rachel, he begins to doubt his choices. Starring: Ryder McLaughlin, Miranda Cosgrove, Vince Vaughn

Sunday, Oct 16The Long Rider (Super Channel Original documentary, Canadian) – PREMIERE **Available On Demand beginning Oct 16**
When Filipe Leite leaves his adoptive home of Canada, the aspiring journalist sets out on an epic quest to ride from Calgary to his family’s home in Brazil, and later beyond, entirely on horseback. Inspired by Aime Tschiffely’s 1925 equestrian journey, Filipe’s 8-year odyssey of over 25,000 kms across 12 international borders, sees the young immigrant battle intense heat, drought, speeding transport trucks, nature’s wrath and corrupt border guards on his history-making long ride home. Directed by Sean Cisterna.

Saturday, Oct 22DreamcatcherPREMIERE
Dylan, known to his fans as DJ Dreamcatcher, is on the brink of global stardom. Everything changes the night of Cataclysm, an underground music festival, where two estranged sisters and their friends meet Dylan. After a drug fueled gruesome event, things begin to spiral into a 48-hour whirlwind of violence and mayhem. Starring: Niki Koss, Zachary Gordon, Travis Burns

Saturday, Oct 29PursuitPREMIERE
Detective Breslin crosses paths with Calloway, a ruthless hacker desperate to find his wife, who has been kidnapped by a drug cartel. When Calloway escapes police custody, Breslin joins forces with a no-nonsense female cop to reclaim his prisoner. But is Calloway’s crime-boss father somehow involved in this explosive situation? Starring: Emile Hirsch, Jake Manley, Elizabeth Faith Ludlow, John Cusack


Programming Highlights for October 2022

(all times are ET)

Series

Chesapeake Shores (10 x 45) – Super Channel Original Series (Canadian) – New episodes continue Sundays at 8 p.m.SERIES FINALE – Sunday Oct 16 **Seasons  1 – 5 currently available On Demand
Chesapeake Shores explores the lives and loves of four generations of the O’Brien family, after the homecoming of eldest daughter Abby (Ory) and – over the past five seasons – has seen the family reconcile following a painful chapter in their past. Starring Robert Buckley, Meghan Ory, Treat Williams, Barbara Niven, Laci J. Mailey, Emilie Ullerup, Brendan Penny and Andrew Francis.

How I Got Here (10 x 60) – Super Channel Original Series (Canadian) – SERIES PREMIERE – Sunday, Oct 9 at 9 p.m. and available streaming and On Demand the following day
Combining the intimacy of familial history and the humor of parent/child dynamics, How I Got Here is a powerfully entertaining and moving docuseries where second gen children accompany their parents back to their country of origin, to relive the sacrifice, struggle and dramatic circumstances that led to their families coming to North America. This is an emotional and transformational journey connecting people to their roots, their culture, and their family.

Movies

All movies listed below air at 8 p.m. ET and dates are for linear broadcast **All features are available streaming and On Demand as of August 1 unless indicated otherwise**
(NEW = new to Super Channel  PREMIERE = Canadian broadcast premiere)

Saturday, Oct 1A Honeymoon to Remember (Canadian) – NEW
When a devastated Ava’s fiance leaves her at the altar, she’s determined to enjoy her honeymoon without him. Time away in a beautiful setting helps her figure out what she truly wants from a partner, but when her fiance shows up unannounced, she’s more confused than ever… Can Ava forgive the man who broke her heart? Starring Rebecca Dalton, Edward Ruttle, Spencer Lord

Saturday, Oct 8 –  An Autumn RomanceNEW
When librarian Taylor Harris suddenly loses her job, she visits her brother’s small town in Montana, where she gets involved in helping save her brother’s small-town hotel from tycoon, Joel Sheenan, who wants to renovate it. Starring Jessica Lowndes, Chad Michael Murray

Saturday, Oct 15A Slice of Chicago RomancePREMIERE **Available streaming & On Demand Oct 16**
In Evanstown, a suburb of Chicago, two pizza places have competed for the town’s business for years but when a new pizza chain moves into town, the new bosses struggle to continue the rivalry after they begin to fall for one another. Starring Megan Elizabeth Barker, Tyler Courtad, Mona Amein

Saturday, Oct 22 –  The Happy CamperNEW – **Available Streaming and On Demand Oct 23**
When Dillon’s love life falls apart she returns to her grandfather’s farm in Colorado, where she works with Jordan, a handsome hardware store owner, to restore a vintage 1960s travel trailer, and along the way, finds new love. Starring Daniela Bobadilla, James Eckhouse, Beau Wirick

Saturday, Oct 29Miss Willoughby and the Haunted BookshopNEW **Available Streaming and On Demand Oct 30**
Move over Miss Marple, there’s a smart, stylish new detective in town, meet Miss Willoughby! Orphaned as a child, raised by a family friend, and skilled in strategy, literature, and martial arts, there’s no case she can’t solve. But even she is baffled when a longtime friend tells her that a ghost is haunting the bookstore she runs. Is someone playing a trick on the poor woman? Is it a hallucination? Or is something more sinister going on? Starring Nathalie Cox, Kelsey Grammar