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)











[05/22/15 - 01:09 PM]
First Look Images: FX's "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Get your first look at Sarah Paulson, Billy Magnussen, John Travolta, David Schwimmer, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Courtney Vance in the limited series, due in early 2016.

[05/22/15 - 11:02 AM]
"The Bastard Executioner" Swings Into Action This Fall on FX
Kurt Sutter's new series is billed as "a gripping and brutal journey through the Late Middle Ages."

[05/22/15 - 10:54 AM]
First Look Image: Danny Trejo as "The Regulator" on El Rey Network/Miramax's 'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Currently in production on its sophomore season, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" is slated to return late Summer 2015.

[05/22/15 - 10:32 AM]
NBC's Star-Studded Inaugural Charity Event "Red Nose Day" Raises Over $21 Million to Help Lift Children and Young People Out of Poverty
Julia Roberts, Jimmy Fallon, Blake Shelton, Neill Patrick Harris, Richard Gere, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Pharell, Coldplay, One Direction and Zac Efron were just a few of the many celebrities appearing in the three-hour entertainment event.

[05/22/15 - 10:25 AM]
E! Delivers Ratings Highs Led by "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce" Special and Season Finale of "The Royals"
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:32 AM]
"500 Questions" Earns ABC's Best Summer Rating in its Slot Since August 2013
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Mad Men" Finale Is Series' Highest-Rated Episode Ever Among Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:21 AM]
NBC's "Red Nose Day" Was No. 1 Among the Big 4 Networks in the 10 p.m. Hour
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 07:01 AM]
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 Delivers 47 Percent Ratings Increase from Last Time on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 06:42 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight Six New Series
After delivering 11 consecutive months of ratings growth, top 10 cable network HGTV, along with its sister network, DIY Network, have confirmed production orders for six new series.

[05/22/15 - 06:02 AM]
Netflix Announces "A Very Murray Christmas"
Written by Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray and Mitch Glazer and directed by Sofia Coppola, the special is an homage to the classic variety show featuring Bill Murray playing himself, as he worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a terrible snow storm in New York City.

[05/22/15 - 06:01 AM]
CMT to Kickoff "Friday Night Lights" Memorial Day Event with the Network Premiere of the Film, And a Marathon of the Series Hosted by Jessie James Decker Featuring Fan-Voted Poll Results of Favorite Series Characters
Fans can head over to CMT's Facebook page to vote for their favorite "Friday Night Lights" characters from season one.

[05/22/15 - 05:31 AM]
Joel McHale Set to Host "The 2015 ESPYS" on ABC July 15
"The ESPYS" will be broadcast live on ABC Wednesday, July 15, at 8 p.m. ET from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

[05/21/15 - 03:43 PM]
Updated: ABC's 2014-15 Primetime Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/15 - 03:27 PM]
Kickstarter Sensation "Kung Fury" Delivers Bad to the Bone 80's Action, Artistry and Hilarity... and El Rey Is the Only Place on Your TV Badass Enough to Show It
An official selection of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, the visually spectacular 30-minute action comedy was created by Swedish filmmaker David Sandberg and backed by the Kickstarter community.