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[04/04/07 - 01:37 PM]
Sleuth Brings Viewers More Weeekend Movies and More Series
Sleuth touts its April programming highlights.

[via press release from Sleuth]

SLEUTH BRINGS VIEWERS MORE WEEEKEND MOVIES AND MORE SERIES

New Series Blocks Include Simon & Simon, Magnum PI, Medical Investigation and Miami Vice

BURBANK, Calif. - April 4, 2007 - This month, April showers Sleuth viewers with weekend movies and more of their favorite series. Audiences will be entertained with marathons and added episodes of some of their much-loved programs. Viewers can set a movie date with Sleuth on Fridays at 11pm and Saturdays at 8pm that will keep them looking for clues with five great selections.

"Sleuth is bringing viewers more of what they love � the best mystery and crime movies and series," said Dan Harrison, Senior Vice President Emerging Networks, NBC Universal Cable. "With these new scheduling blocks, our audience will be able to catch their favorite Sleuth programming much more conveniently."

Look for new series blocks to include a Saturday morning stack of three new Simon & Simon episodes and a Sunday late-night stack of three Magnum, PI episodes. Also, a move on April 30 will land The Burning Zone in a new time period at 6pm (ET) replacing Medical Investigation five days a week, then spend the weekends with Homicide: Life on the Street at 11am and 6pm (ET) while weekend afternoons at 1pm (ET) belong to Miami Vice. Lastly, Conviction and Turks can be seen back-to-back all weekend with episode premieres on Thursdays at 11pm and 12am (ET).

Beginning April 1, viewers can avoid long weekend movie lines by scheduling a night in to catch up on old movie favorites. Before the month of movie mania settles in it's regular days and times, Fridays at 11pm (ET) and Saturdays at 8pm (ET), enjoy a few good laughs with the Sleuth premiere of Beverly Hills Cop III starring Oscar nominee Eddie Murphy on Sunday, April 1 at 10pm (ET). The comedy continues on April 13 with Johnny English at 11pm (ET) and the Sleuth premiere of Mystery Men starring Ben Stiller and William H. Macy on April 14 at 8pm (ET). Eddie Murphy returns with Martin Lawrence in Life on April 21 then viewers can close out the month alongside Eddie Griffin in Undercover Brother on April 28.

Premieres:
Beverly Hills Cop III - 4/1 (Sunday 10pm)
Mystery Men - 4/14
Undercover Brother - 4/28

Encores:
Johnny English - 4/13
Beverly Hills Cop III - 4/20
Life - 4/21
Mystery Men - 4/27

Gear up for a day packed full of buffoonery during the Sleuth April Fools marathon where trouble is abound. Simon & Simon jump start the adventures at 6pm and 2:30am (ET), followed by The Rockford Files at 7pm and 3:30am (ET) when Jim Rockford involves himself in a scam with an old friend. Stay tuned at 8pm and 12:30am (ET) for Magnum, PI as he deals with Higgins' illegitimate half-brother then do a little thrill seeking with Darren McGavin in Mad Buck Gibson at 9pm and 1:30am (ET). Finish the day with Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) when he returns to help his west coast friends in Beverly Hills Cop III at 10pm (ET).

Crime catches up with Sleuth viewers the week of April 2-8 during an action filled seven days of intense programming. April 2 kicks off the week starring Harvey Keitel in Clockers and continues with other feature films including The Parole Officer starring Steve Coogan on April 3, Christian Slater in Kuffs on April 4 and Jean-Claude Van Damme in Timecop on April 5.

The arresting week picks up again April 6 in a four-hour marathon of Miami Vice from 6pm-10pm (ET). The action concludes as the acclaimed six-hour mini-series Traffic has a three part premiere with Part I on April 6 at 10pm (ET), Part II on April 7 at 10pm (ET) and Part III on April 8 at 10pm (ET). Balthazar Getty, Elias Koteas and Mary McCormack star in this portrait of how drugs, weapons and even people are traded all over the world.

April is not without Sleuth staples, Murder Mondays and Action Wednesdays. Murder Mondays at 8pm and 11pm (ET) offer features such as Murder Between Friends, Relentless: Mind of a Killer, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, Kuffs and Buried Alive and Buried Alive II. Sleuth Action Wednesdays at 8pm and 11pm (ET) features include The Assassination File, Bandit: Bandit's Silver Angel, Last of the Dogmen,The Day of the Jackal and Double Dragon and Clockers.





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