[06/04/07 - 07:44 PM]
Sleuth Is the Sizzling Summer Destination Spot in June
Sleuth offers audiences "a great vacation package, as many of their much loved series and movies will take them to fabulous international locations."

[via press release from Sleuth]



BURBANK, Calif. - June 4, 2007 - Mystery fans can plan an early summer escape with Sleuth beginning in June. Sleuth offers audiences a great vacation package, as many of their much loved series and movies will take them to fabulous international locations.

"We wanted to kick-off the summer by taking viewers to fun destinations with their favorite crime-fighters," said Dan Harrison, Senior Vice President Emerging Networks, NBC Universal Cable. "Whether near or far we are featuring the best murder and mystery series and movies."

Viewers can take their first big bite out of the summer with Crocodile Dundee II's Sleuth premiere on Friday, June 1 at 11pm (ET) as he ventures from the Australian Outback to the wild inner city of New York City. The getaway doesn't stop there. On Saturday, June 2 the Sleuth summer escape continues all day, featuring exotic locales in Ffolkes (the North Sea), Simon & Simon (Paris), Magnum (Sicily), Miami Vice (on its home turf), Medical Investigation (Bahamas), and Dave Chappelle and Norm MacDonald starring in Screwed.

If fans are still yearning for a place to retreat, Sleuth provides a getaway every Friday and Saturday night throughout June showcasing more of the best in murder and mystery. Other titles include The Concorde Affair on June 8, The Day of the Jackal on June 9, Gwyneth Paltrow stars in Possession on June 15, Last of the Dogmen on June 16, The Parole Officer on June 22 and Johnny English on June 23.

SLEUTH SUMMER ESCAPES - Fridays 11pm, Saturdays 8pm (ET)

Crocodile Dundee II 6/1

Screwed 6/2
The Concorde Affair 6/8
The Day of the Jackal 6/9
Possession 6/15
Last of the Dogmen 6/16
The Parole Officer 6/22
Johnny English 6/23
Undercover Brother 6/29
Beverly Hills Cop III (Top Sleuths) 6/30

Sleuth's first original special, America's Top Sleuths, returns for a weekend airing on Friday, June 29 with back-to-back episodes at 8pm and 1am (ET), then tune-in for an encore showing on Saturday, June 30 at 6:30pm and 10pm (ET).

Also returning in June is Medical Investigation starring Neal McDonough and Kelli Williams, weeknights at 6pm (ET).

The summer is prime wedding season and Sleuth mixes nuptials with murder to create a day of bliss and intrigue. The festivities are scheduled for Sunday, June 10 with Our Mother's Murder starting the day at 9am (ET), followed by the investigation of a murdered fianc´┐Że on Homicide: Life on the Street at 11am (ET). Magnum, PI fakes a wedding at 12pm (ET) while Crockett gets hitched on Miami Vice at 1pm (ET). The chapel is booked For Richer or Poorer at 8pm (ET) as Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley settle down to escape the IRS.

On Sunday, June 17 Sleuth honors Father's Day with a day full of James Garner. In Tank at 8am and 7pm (ET) Garner portrays a sergeant major on a rescue mission to save his son, then in a six-episode marathon of The Rockford Files, Garner stars in his most well-known role as Jim Rockford at 11am and 9pm (ET).

Tuesdays in June on Sleuth are stacked full of homicide favorites. Fans can enjoy a series of prominent guest stars in Homicide's Most Wanted every Tuesday from 8-10pm (ET) all month long. Guest appearances are made by Elijah Wood, Mekhi Phifer, Neil Patrick Harris, Paul Giamatti, Vincent D'Onofrio, and the cast of Law & Order in two crossover episodes on June 12. On June 26, there will be a special night of Homicide: Life on the Street featuring both the pilot and the final episode, beginning at 8 p.m.

The killing sprees continue in June on Sleuth's Murder Mondays. This month's features include Body Count, Thoughtcrimes, Murder 101, The Gingerbread Man, Relentless: Mind of a Killer, Murder Between Friends, Coldblooded and The China Lake Murders.

Action Wednesdays in June don't disappoint with waves of thrills from the following features, Incident at Deception Ridge, The Midnight Man, Body Count, Last of the Dogmen, Thoughtcrimes, Two-Minute Warning, Tank and No Escape.

  [june 2007]  


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