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[11/06/07 - 04:35 PM]
Sleuth Turns Up the Star Power and Brings in the Laughs This November
Sleuth details its November programming highlights.

[via press release from Sleuth]

SLEUTH TURNS UP THE STAR POWER AND BRINGS IN THE LAUGHS THIS NOVEMBER

BURBANK, Calif. � November 6, 2007 � Sleuth kicks off November with a diverse lineup of mystery mixed with laughs -- and some of Hollywood's biggest stars on Thanksgiving -- as the network presents a bountiful spread of entertainment

"We really pulled out all the stops this month," said Dan Harrison, Senior Vice President, Emerging Networks, NBC Universal Cable. "We have some of Hollywood's biggest box-office draws, and even a few Oscar winners on Sleuth this month. I am proud of the variety of programming we are offering."

Along with the popular MURDER MONDAYS, ACTION WEDNESDAYS and WEEKEND STAKEOUT, Sleuth is offering BANDIT THURSDAYS (8 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET). Brian Bloom hits the road as the legendary "Bandit" every Thursday night in November. Bandit joins super-model Kathy Ireland for "Beauty and the Bandit" on November 8. Then meet Bandit's "Silver Angel" on November 15 and "Bandit Goes Country" on November 29.

On Sunday, November 18, Sleuth presents ROCKFORD FILES' MOST WANTED from 1-6 p.m. (ET). Jim Rockford (James Garner) comes to the aid of many current classic television and film stars in a five-hour marathon. First, James Woods guest stars at 1 p.m. (ET) followed by the original BIONIC WOMAN, Lindsay Wagner, in the two-hour ROCKFORD FILES pilot at 2 p.m. (ET). SIMON & SIMON'S Gerald McRaney shows up at 4 p.m. and director Rob Reiner starts trouble at 5 p.m. (ET).

Thanksgiving Day marks the beginning of COMEDY STAR WEEKEND from Thursday November 22 through Sunday, November 25, as Sleuth adds some laughs to the mystery on Thanksgiving weekend. There is no shortage of star power with Sylvester Stallone, Tom Hanks, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Ted Danson, Bruce Willis, Paul Giamatti, Christian Slater, Matt Dillon and Michael Douglas on duty, as well as many "Saturday Night Live" alumni such as Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, Chris Rock and Ben Stiller. Even former child stars Drew Barrymore, Barry Williams and Neil Patrick Harris join in the celebration.

Enjoy the turkey in front of the television on Thursday, November 22 with Stallone in STOP! OR MY MOM WILL SHOOT at 12 noon and 6 p.m. (ET) along with Sam Rockwell and Paul Giamatti in SAFE MEN at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. (ET). Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks follow in DRAGNET at 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. (ET), and Jim Belushi is back in action with K-9: P.I. at 12 midnight (ET). Catch an early appearance of Julia Roberts in the classic series MIAMI VICE at 2 a.m. (ET).

On Friday, November 23, Bruce Willis has a star-making role in MIAMI VICE at 7 p.m., 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. (ET), then K-9: P.I. returns at 8 p.m. (ET). Eddie Murphy follows in the role that helped make him a movie star in ANOTHER 48 HRS. at 11 p.m. (ET). Ted Danson first met his "Three Men and a Baby" co-star Tom Selleck in MAGNUM, P.I. at 1a.m. (ET).

Christian Slater and Emmy Award winner Jeremy Piven do VERY BAD THINGS as the Comedy Star Weekend continues on Saturday, November 24 at 2 p.m. (ET). Jim Belushi calls K-911 at 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. (ET). Neil Patrick Harris gets dramatic in HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET at 6 p.m. (ET) while Danson & Selleck team up again in MAGNUM, P.I. at 7 p.m. (ET). Matt Dillon and Michael Douglas spend ONE NIGHT AT MCCOOL'S at 8 p.m. (ET). Finally, a very young Ben Stiller has a run-in with MIAMI VICE at 10 p.m. (ET).

Relax on Sunday, November 25 with British comedian Steve Coogan in THE PAROLE OFFICER at 2 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. (ET). Before the "Brady Bunch", Barry Williams celebrated Christmas on the classic series DRAGNET at 4 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. (ET). Sam Rockwell, George Clooney, Drew Barrymore and Julia Roberts reveal the secrets of game-show legend Chuck Barris in CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND at 4:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. (ET). Paul Giamatti is interrogated on HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET at 7 p.m. (ET) then Aykroyd & Hanks work the weekend in the film version DRAGNET at 8 p.m. (ET). Chris Rock has the last word in MIAMI VICE with James Brown at 10 p.m. (ET).

In between all the comedy action, Sleuth presents FOOTBALL FRIDAY on Friday, November 23 from 12 noon-7 p.m. (ET). America's top sleuths are just trying to enjoy the game when trouble brews on Thanksgiving weekend. MAGNUM, P.I. starts off the excitement at 12 noon and 6 p.m. (ET) then Joe Friday keeps getting interrupted from the game in DRAGNET at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. (ET). Terrorists announce a TWO-MINUTE WARNING at 1:30 p.m. (ET). Charlton Heston, David Janssen and Jack Klugman star in this extended version containing footage not seen in theaters. Finally, guest Rob Reiner drags Rockford into the minor leagues in THE ROCKFORD FILES at 5 p.m. (ET).

SLEUTH MURDER MONDAYS � Mondays 8 p.m. & 11 p.m. (ET)

This month's features are: Incident at Deception Ridge, Murder Between Friends, Traffic: The Miniseries and Our Mother's Murder.

SLEUTH ACTION WEDNESDAYS � Wednesdays 8 p.m. & 11 p.m. (ET)

This month's features are: Rollercoaster, Clay Pigeons, Timecop, Red Skies and The Assassination File.

SLEUTH WEEKEND STAKEOUT � Fridays 11pm, Saturdays 8pm (ET)
Life 11/2
Another 48 Hrs 11/3
The Life of David Gale 11/9
Basic Instinct 11/10
Possession 11/16
Daylight 11/17
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot 11/17, 10:30pm
Another 48 Hrs 11/23
One Night at McCool's 11/24
For Richer or Poorer 11/30
Witness 11/30





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