[05/01/07 - 04:10 PM]
Sleuth Keeps Viewers Guessing and Investigating with the Best Variety of Crime and Mystery Series Marathons and Movies in May
Sleuth details its May programming highlights.

[via press release from Sleuth]



Expect Mystery on Mother's Day, Action on Memorial Day and Biological Disasters On The Burning Zone Everyday

BURBANK, Calif. � May 1, 2007 � Sleuth will keep viewers puzzled and on edge with the assortment of mysteries, comedies and action packed adventures brought to them this month.

Beginning in May, The Burning Zone returns five nights a week at 6pm (ET), while the weekend is reserved for stakeout sessions with encores of some of the best investigative movies on Fridays at 11pm (ET), then again on Saturdays at 8pm (ET).

SLEUTH WEEKEND STAKEOUT � Fridays 11pm, Saturdays 8pm (ET)
The Gingerbread Man 5/4
The Hurricane 5/5
The Truth About Charlie 5/11
Spy Game 5/12
The Chamber 5/18
Mystery Men 5/19

"As the spring approaches we will expand Sleuth's programming options to offer a diverse schedule of crime, action and mystery, said Dan Harrison, Senior Vice President Emerging Networks, NBC Universal Cable." "The return of The Burning Zone five nights a week in addition to the ongoing series marathons and movies gives fans a range of content to enjoy."

On Mother's Day spend a little quality time with Sleuth and mom as the two of you check out Sleuth's Mother Day Mysteries from 9am-2am (ET). Maybe fans can even learn a trick or two from Simon & Simon's mother as she tries to keep her boys out of trouble in two back-to-back episodes at 12pm-2pm and 6pm-8pm (ET). Then, see if mom can handle a little danger at 9am and 4pm (ET) for When Danger Follows You Home starring JoBeth Williams, followed by Roxanne Hart in Our Mother's Murder at 2pm and 10pm (ET). To conclude the day, tune-in to back-to-back episodes of Profiler from 8pm-10pm and 12am-2am (ET) as FBI agent Sam Waters tracks serial killers while trying to be a good mom.

Relive Miami Vice in one night with the Miami Vice: Beginning to End Marathon on Tuesday, May 15. The maximum level of adventure is brought to viewers as the legendary Crockett and Tubbs star in the 2-part pilot airing at 8-10pm and 12am-2am (ET), then keep watching for the 2-part finale airing at 10pm-12am (ET) and 2am-4am (ET).

Audiences can enjoy a star-studded comedy-filled Memorial Day Weekend on Sleuth with comedy favorites and familiar faces in rare dramatic roles. First, catch notoriously funny Ben Stiller in a double-feature on Friday, May 25 at 10pm (ET) in Miami Vice followed by Mystery Men, also starring Janeane Garofalo and William H. Macy at 11pm (ET).

Saturday, May 26 is jam-packed full of Saturday Night Live alumni � guaranteed to keep you in stitches all day long. Begin the day with Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti as he makes an appearance in Homicide: Life on the Street at 11am and 6pm (ET), then get ready for the SNL-style laughs with Chris Rock in Miami Vice at 1pm and 10pm (ET), Steve Martin in Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid at 2pm and 11pm (ET), Jim Belushi in K-911 at 4pm and 1am (ET), and Eddie Murphy in Beverly Hills Cop III at 8pm (ET).

The weekend wraps-up on Sunday, May 27 with comic genius Martin Short and Lethel Weapon star Danny Glover in Pure Luck at 9am and 2pm (ET), then former Dr. Doogie Howser, Neil Patrick Harris, stars in an episode of Homicide: Life on the Street at 11am and 6pm (ET). Three Men and a Baby co-stars Ted Danson and Tom Selleck star in their first role together in Magnum, PI at 12pm and 7pm (ET) and take in more action with Bruce Willis in Miami Vice at 1pm and 10pm (ET). Lastly, enjoy a little eye-candy with Jason Priestley and Michael J. Fox in Coldblooded at 4pm and 1am (ET).

On Monday, May 28 skip the outdoor barbeques with all the heat and mosquitoes and opt for a day inside with Sleuth's Memorial Day Action Showcase giving viewers a day full of sexy men in action. Jumpstart the morning with a Magnum, PI mini-marathon at 10am (ET), which also includes the series' two-hour pilot then stick around for Michael O'Keefe's kidnapping-gone-wrong in Incident at Deception Ridge at 3pm (ET). Rocky star Sylvestar Stallone rescues victims from a tunnel explosion in Daylight at 8pm (ET) and Ray Liotta and Kevin Dillon are imprisoned in No Escape at 10:30pm (ET).

The very best action and murder mysteries are guaranteed with Sleuth's Murder Mondays and Action Wednesdays at 8pm and 11pm (ET). This month, Murder Mondays presents the following features: When Danger Follows You Home, In the Shadow of a Killer, Murder 101, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid and Psycho II. Action Wednesdays follow two days later, which will include D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear, Relentless: Mind of a Killer, Buried Alive II, Kuffs, No Escape, Clockers, Kiss or Kill, Bandit: Beauty and the Bandit and Bandit: Bandit's Silver Angel.

  [may 2007]  


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