or


[10/30/06 - 04:05 PM]
Viewers Get Their High-Def Feast on Universal Hd in November
The NBC sibling details its November programming highlights.

[via press release from Universal HD]

VIEWERS GET THEIR HIGH-DEF FEAST ON UNIVERSAL HD IN NOVEMBER

BURBANK, Calif. � October 30, 2006 � Universal HD is preparing a feast of programming in November, centered around the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

"We have something for everyone in November," said Dan Harrison, senior vice president emerging networks, NBC Universal cable entertainment. "Thanksgiving weekend in particular has great movies, dog shows and action sports - a great reason to celebrate having an HD set."

On Thanksgiving Day, viewers can spend the holiday with top-quality sports programming followed by an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie marathon � all in high definition. Beginning at 6am (ET), UniHD is featuring The Playstation Pro, the final stop on The 2006 Dew Action Sports Tour, followed at 7pm (ET) by Kindergarten Cop, Junior and Conan The Barbarian.

On Friday, November 24th, UniHD goes to the dogs, starting at 10am (ET). Audiences will be treated to an encore presentation of The 2006 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and the UniHD premiere of The 2006 National Dog Show at 8pm (ET/PT). After that, everyone's favorite St. Bernard is back in high definition in Beethoven's 2nd, Beethoven's 5th and special episodes of Complete Savages.

Saturday, November 25th brings the UniHD premiere of About a Boy, starring Hugh Grant, followed by the Oscar nominated picture Babe. This Saturday Night Double Feature begins at 10pm (ET).

Viewers can relax with UniHD on Sunday, November 26th. Beginning at 12pm (ET) families can gather around for afternoon fun with Hilton Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular, Stealing Christmas, Beethoven's 2nd and Casper. The holiday weekend wraps up with Sci Fi Sunday starting at 7pm (ET) with Firefly, Battlestar Galactica, Apollo 13 and the UniHD premiere of Brazil.

Throughout November, UniHD will continue with double features of the biggest films every Thursday and Saturday night, including the premiere of Honey on November 18th, About a Boy on November 25th, and One Night at McCool's on November 9th plus UniHD X-Treme Friday Films, and Sci Fi Sunday Films.

UniHD X-TREME FRIDAYS continue in November on Friday nights at 12am (ET). Featured programming includes action-packed movies Conan The Barbarian, Apollo 13and U-571, plus episodes of The Jeep World of Adventure Sports HD and The 2006 Dew Action Sports Tour.

Notre Dame fans can catch an encore of the North Carolina game on November 5th at 9:30am (ET).

THURSDAY NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURES - beginning at 9pm (ET)
PREMIERES:
One Night at McCool's 11/9
ENCORES:
Coogan's Bluff 11/2
For Richer or Poorer 11/2
Bird on a Wire 11/9
Conan the Barbarian 11/16, 11/23
Psycho IV 11/16
Kindergarten Cop 11/23
Junior 11/23

UniHD X-TREME FRIDAY MOVIES - beginning at 10pm (ET)
ENCORES:
Conan the Barbarian 11/3
Apollo 13 11/10
U-571 11/17

SATURDAY NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURES - beginning at 10pm (ET)
PREMIERES:
Honey 11/18
About a Boy 11/25

SCI FI SUNDAY MOVIES - beginning at 9pm (ET)
ENCORES:
Waterworld 11/5
The Andromeda Strain 11/5
Conan the Barbarian 11/12
Dragonheart 11/19
Apollo 13 11/26





  [october 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









[11/22/14 - 09:02 AM]
"Constantine" Jumps 38% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 to Hit Its Highest Rating Since Its Series Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Fourth Consecutive Week
The network's "Shark Tank" posts a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49.

[11/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Wins Friday for November Sweep in Adults 18-49 - Hits Season Highs Across the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/21/14 - 03:07 PM]
Netflix to Premiere Globally in March 2015 the New Tina Fey and Robert Carlock Comedy Series Starring Ellie Kemper
"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" was originally slated to premiere on NBC and instead will now launch exclusively across all Netflix territories.

[11/21/14 - 01:30 PM]
Disney XD to Sneak Preview New Original Series "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero" on Friday, December 5
Emmy Award-winner Henry Winkler guest stars as The Snowman.

[11/21/14 - 01:28 PM]
Feast with the Titans in a Special Thanksgiving Episode of "Teen Titans Go!" Airing Wednesday, November 26, at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT
In addition, the Titans have a lot to be thankful for as the action-comedy series continues to be a strong performer on Cartoon Network.

[11/21/14 - 01:08 PM]
Emmy(R) and Tony Award(R) Winner Ellen Barkin to Guest Star on "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
She's set as Dani Kirschenbloom, a headhunter who works closely with Thom Payne (Steve Coogan).

[11/21/14 - 12:52 PM]
CBS Celebrates the Holidays with Very Merry Episodes
These original episodes join the previously announced holiday music specials as well as perennial holiday favorites.

[11/21/14 - 12:02 PM]
VH1 to Air Special Encore Presentation of "Behind the Music: Aaliyah" on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 6PM and 10PM
Aaliyah's family members participated in the original production in 2001 and her brother approved the additions made in the updated 2012 version, which will be seen on Sunday.

[11/21/14 - 11:00 AM]
Season Three Premiere of Bounce TV's "Off The Chain" Series Reaches Over 1.7 Million Viewers
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19.

[11/21/14 - 10:24 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces 2015 Premiere Dates for Returning Favorite Series and an All-New Network Special
"The Haves and the Have Nots," "Love Thy Neighbor" and "Raising Whitley" are among the returning class.

[11/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
Spike TV to Premiere "Lip Sync Battle" from Jimmy Fallon's Eight Million Plus Productions, John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant
The announcement was made by Jimmy Fallon last night on "The Tonight Show" during his interview with Stephen Merchant.

[11/21/14 - 10:06 AM]
"Home & Family" Primetime Holiday Special Premieres on Hallmark Channel November 24th
Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Genie Francis and Marilu Henner are among the scheduled guests.

[11/21/14 - 09:46 AM]
First Look Photo from the New Season of the Hit Showtime(R) Drama Series "Penny Dreadful"
The new season is currently in production in Dublin, Ireland for a 2015 debut on the network.

[11/21/14 - 09:17 AM]
William Shatner Joins "Haven" Cast As Recurring Guest Star
Shatner will play a pivotal character that has the potential to forever impact the fate of the town of Haven and its troubled residents.