or


[04/26/06 - 12:00 AM]
Universal Hd May Highlights

[via press release from Universal HD]

UNIVERSAL HD MAY HIGHLIGHTS

JEEP WORLD OF ADVENTURE SPORTS HD TAKES UNIVERSAL HD VIEWERS OFF THE BEATEN PATH

Universal HD Salutes Heroes On Memorial Day

BURBANK, Calif. -- April 26, 2006 �� Universal HD takes viewers off the beaten path with The 2006 Jeep World of Adventure Sports HD, which premieres on Friday, May 19th at 9:00pm and 12:00am (ET). The Jeep World of Adventure Sports HD is a new action-adventure sports series premiering on Universal HD, hosted by Pat Parnell. Shot in native 1080i HD, the show features an array of adrenaline-inspired feats and adventurous sporting events from around the world. Anchor events will be complemented by behind-the-scenes features on athletes, expeditions and the world of action-adventure sports. New episodes will continue to premiere every month through December.

Take a plunge into the mysteries of the deep when Universal HD premieres the Sci Fi drama Surface on Sunday, May 14th at 7:00pm (ET). The regular schedule will see the show airing Monday through Wednesdays at 9:00pm and 12:00am (ET) beginning May 15th with encores airing Fridays at 9:00pm and Saturdays at 7:00pm (ET) beginning May 26th.

"Being able to give high definition viewers this sort of variety is what we strive to do at Universal HD," says Dan Harrison, Senior Vice President Emerging Networks. "From 'The Jeep World of Adventure Sports' to the current Sci Fi hit 'Surface' to our Prime Films, we will continue to offer our viewers the best in high definition sports and entertainment."

Universal HD salutes our heroes on Memorial Day, starting with Gray Lady Down at 4:00pm and 1:30am and Backdraft at 10:00pm (ET) on Monday, May 29th. Gray Lady Down follows the Navy rescue of the USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship, and stars Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach and Ned Beatty. In Backdraft, a rookie firefighter tries to earn the respect of his older borther and colleagues while taking part in an investigation of a string of arson/murders. The film stars Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert de Niro and Donald Sutherland.

Catch the second season finale of Battlestar Galactica, commercial free, on Universal HD. We will air both parts one and two of the season finale on Sunday, May 7th at 8:00pm and 10:00pm (ET). Experience the chilling cliffhanger of this critically acclaimed series, as it's never been seen before in High Definition.

May's Prime Films (Thursdays at 9:00pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 10:00pm and Sundays at 9:00pm (ET)) will feature the following:

PREMIERES
Sixteen Candles 5/4, 5/27
The Jerk 5/13
Kindergarten Cop 5/20

ENCORES
Lost Highway 5/5
The Nutty Professor 5/6
Casper 5/11
Casino 5/12
Matinee 5/18
Sneakers 5/19
Battlestar Galactica Miniseries 5/21
Babe 5/25
Far and Away 5/26
Twelve Monkeys 5/28





  [april 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SYFY)
· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SYFY)
· SURFACE (NBC)











[01/29/15 - 10:13 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week - Ranks #1 in Total Viewers 13 of Last 14 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 19-23.

[01/29/15 - 10:12 AM]
Five Greenlights, Two Renewals, And a Premiere! Comedy Central(R) Announces CC:Studios Development Slate
Available now on cc.com is "Roustabout," a comedic travelogue that follows Kurt Braunohler as he jet skis from Chicago to New Orleans to raise money for charity.

[01/29/15 - 10:00 AM]
A Disney Princess Inspired by Latin Cultures, "Elena of Avalor," Will Be Introduced in 2016 on Disney Junior Channels and Programming Blocks Around the World
The role of 16-year-old Princess Elena, the bold, caring, funny and clever ascendant to the throne in the fairytale kingdom of Avalor, will be voiced by Aimee Carrero.

[01/29/15 - 09:50 AM]
Debut Episode of Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect Mobile Game Premieres Today on the App Store
Said Kurt Sutter, "It's finally fucking here. It's awesome. Play it. Live it. Be the prospect."

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Its Reign for FOX
The network's newcomer equals last week's series high among adults 18-49.

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Captures Its Biggest Overall Audience for a Rebroadcast Since April 16, Its Second-Biggest to Date
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/29/15 - 08:15 AM]
"Shark Week" Returns to Discovery Channel on July 5
A summer long celebration of all things shark, this year's edition will deliver more hours of all new, visually-stunning and informative shark-filled specials than ever before.

[01/29/15 - 08:03 AM]
The Band Perry, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga and John Legend to Perform on "Stevie Wonder: Songs In the Key of Life - An All-Star Grammy(R) Salute," Monday, Feb. 16 on CBS
They join previously announced performers Janelle Monáe, Ed Sheeran and Usher.

[01/29/15 - 07:17 AM]
Bravo Media Picks Up "Top Chef" for Season 13 and Embarks on Nationwide Casting Call
The network announced open casting calls in cities across the country for chefs interested in competing in the high-stakes culinary competition series starting on February 3.

[01/29/15 - 06:48 AM]
Original Programming on The Weather Channel Registers Double Digit Increases
Upcoming original primetime premieres include "Coast Guard Alaska" (February 23), "Weather of Biblical Proportions" (March 15), and "Brainstormers" (March 22).

[01/29/15 - 06:46 AM]
Country Superstar Tim McGraw to Perform for Glen Campbell at the Oscars(R)
"I'm honored to be asked to sing this powerful song from one of the true legends of the music industry," said McGraw.

[01/29/15 - 06:07 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks, Home Of Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Announces Its Adoption of "Happy" the Dog as the Company's First-Ever Canine Goodwill Ambassador
"Happy, the Dog" will also appear in the highly-anticipated 2015 Hero Dog Awards, a celebration of courageous canines who have performed extraordinary good deeds, premiering this Fall.

[01/29/15 - 05:01 AM]
Bell Media and CBS Corporation Announce Long-Term Content Licensing and Trademark Agreement for Showtime(R) in Canada
The exclusive, landmark deal will bring the Showtime brand to Canada for the first time, with hundreds of hours of past, present and future Showtime programming being made available across Bell Media platforms.

[01/29/15 - 05:00 AM]
NBC's "The Blacklist" Launches "Red Is on the Run to Thursdays" Scavenger Hunt in 25 Cities
The first three fans in each city to catch the Red decoy, wearing his signature suit and fedora hat, will be rewarded with cash prizes.

[01/28/15 - 05:48 PM]
Breaking News: Supergirl Casts James Olsen
Mehcad Brooks is set as James Olsen, a photographer at CatCo, the media company where Kara (series star Melissa Benoist) works.