Saturday, September 24 2005
NBC MOVIE OF THE WEEK --(8:00PM-10:00PM) --(TV-PG)
NBC PRESENT THE NETWORK TELEVISION PREMIERE OF THE SUCCESSFUL ANIMATED TALE WITH NEVER BEFORE SEEN FOOTAGE - In a strange and colorful land populated by fairy tale characters, an ogre named Shrek (voiced by Mike Myers) must go on a quest to rescue the fair princess Fiona (voiced by Cameron Diaz) from a dark tower guard by a dragon so that she can live happily ever-after with the allegedly valiant Lord Farquaad (voiced by John Lithgow). Along for the adventure is Shrek's "noble steed" Donkey (voiced by Eddie Murphy), who battles alongside the ogre as he fights for the noblest of motives, to rid his beloved swamp from unwanted storybook creatures in the hopes of living a happy and completely lonely existence. Making its network television debut, the animated tale will feature extra scenes deleted from the theatrical release as well as the in store DVD.