#FIRSTLOOK: HOLLYWOOD SUITE ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAMMING DURING COVID-19
Hollywood Suite has got you covered with an exciting slate of new additions to their programming to entertain you as we navigate COVID-19! If you are a Rogers Cable subscriber, you’re probably already enjoying your free preview! Check it out!
STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE (in support of FOOD BANKS CANADA)
Sunday, April 26 at 6:30 pm ET on HS00
Hollywood Suite joins the coalition of broadcasters’ all-star show of support for front-line workers battling COVID-19, with the live broadcast of Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble. Canadians, who are able, are invited to donate to Food Banks Canada in association with the broadcast to support local food banks from coast-to-coast-to-coast as they face the drastic impacts of COVID-19. Talent performing and appearing to date include Alessia Cara, The Arkells, Barenaked Ladies, Bianca Andreescu, Bryan Adams, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Céline Dion, Chris Hadfield, Connor McDavid, David Suzuki, Eric McCormack, Hayley Wickenheiser, Howie Mandel, Jann Arden, Jason Priestley, Margaret Atwood, Marie-Mai, Michael Bublé, Penny Oleksiak, Rick Hansen, Rick Mercer, Russell Peters, Sarah McLachlan, Shania Twain, Sofia Reyes, Tessa Virtue, Will Arnett, William Prince and more.
Also, coming soon:
TAKE A WILD RIDE
• Little Women (1994) Wednesday, April 29 at 4:50 pm ET on HS90 – A powerhouse of actresses, including Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, Kirsten Dunst, Samantha Mathis and Claire Danes, star in the 1994 Academy Award-nominated version of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel.
• Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1999) Friday, May 1 at 3:35pm ET on HS90 – Mordecai Richler’s humorous book about a young boy who wants to be heard, comes to life with performances from Gary Bussey, Mark McKinney and Miranda Richardson.
• Time Bandits (1981) Sunday, May 3 at 7:00 pm ET on HS80 – A young boy joins a band of time-travelling dwarves searching for treasure in Terry Gilliam’s fantasy adventure starring John Cleese, Sean Connery and Ian Holm.
FIGHT THE SYSTEM
• Michael Collins (1996) Monday, April 27 at 11:00 pm ET on HS90 – Neil Jordan’s biopic, starring Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn and Julia Roberts, tells the story of the Irish revolutionary who led a guerilla war against the UK and negotiated the creation of the Irish Free State.
• Inherit The Wind (1960) Wednesday, April 29 at 9:00 pm ET on HS70 – Spencer Tracy and Gene Kelly star in this film based on the real-life case of a Tennessee schoolteacher put on trial for teaching evolution vs. creationism.
• Philomena (2013) Thursday, May 2 at 9:00 pm ET on HS00 – A woman searches for her son who was taken away from her decades earlier, with the help of a BBC reporter. Dame Judi Dench and Steve Coogan star.
GET IN ON THE ACTION
• Play Misty For Me (1971) Friday, May 1 at 4:50 pm ET on HS70 – Clint Eastwood stars as a DJ whose life is turned upside down by a crazed fan.
• Munich (2005) Saturday, May 2 at 4:20 pm ET on HS00 – This historic drama starring Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Geoffrey Rush and Mathieu Kassovitz recounts the events of Black September and the five men chosen to assassinate those responsible for the massacre.
REV YOUR ENGINES
Get behind the wheel for four road trips that go to some very unexpected places.
• The Transporter (2002) Thursday, April 30 at 9:00 pm ET on HS00 – Jason Statham stars in the film that launched a franchise about a mercenary who transports dangerous good.
• Christine (1983) Thursday, April 30 at 9:00 pm ET on HS80 – In this adaptation of a Stephen King novel, no one can get between a nerdish boy and his car.
• Smokey and The Bandit (1977) Friday, May 1 at 9:00 pm ET on HS70 – Get ready for some highway hijinx when Jackie Gleason, as Sherriff Buford T. Justice, tries to stop wise-cracking trucker Bandit, played by Burt Reynolds, from moving beer across state lines.
• The Trip (2010) Saturday, May 2 at 10:40 pm ET on HS00 – Break out your best Michael Caine impression, as Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon play fictionalized versions of themselves on a foodie restaurant tour of Northern England.
COMING IN MAY
Pitch Perfect, Event Horizon, ‘night Mother, Matilda and Save The Tiger!