SLEUTH NETWORK DELIVERS A-LIST FEMME FATALES AND DOUBLE FEATURES IN MARCH
Katherine Heigl, Charlize Theron, Teri Hatcher among the stars of Sleuth's March Movies
BURBANK, Calif. � February 28, 2008 � Sleuth is making major moves in March with themed weekends and March Movie Madness. The network takes advantage of two important March holidays � St. Patrick's Day and Easter � bringing viewers a day filled with everything Irish and an Easter Sunday for the family featuring kids-turned-spies. Additionally this March, Sleuth gives viewers the fourth seasons of two favorite shows: "Magnum, P.I." and "Profiler."
"Sleuth is celebrating some of the best female crime characters in March, with amazing talents like Katherine Heigl, Charlize Theron, Goldie Hawn and Julianna Moore," said Dan Harrison, Senior Vice President, Emerging Networks, NBC Universal Cable. "We're delivering the best in the mystery and crime genre this month and every month."
It's Ladies Night for an entire weekend on Sleuth. Beginning Friday, March 7 through Sunday, March 9 viewers will get lots of leading ladies and femme fatales featuring legendary talents like Glenn Close and Goldie Hawn as well as modern box-office stars Charlize Theron and Katherine Heigl. The schedule is as follows:
"2 Days in the Valley" starring Charlize Theron and Teri Hatcher on Friday, March 7 at 8pm ET and Saturday, March 8 at 10am ET
"Critical Assembly" starring Katherine Heigl on Friday, March 7 at 11pm ET and Saturday, March 8 at 12pm ET
"Point of No Return" starring Bridget Fonda on Saturday, March 8 at 8pm and 4am ET
"The Sugarland Express" starring Goldie Hawn on Saturday, March 8, 7:30am and 10pm ET
"No Mercy" starring Kim Basinger on Sunday, March 9, 8am and 4pm ET
"Cookie's Fortune" starting Glenn Close and Julianne Moore on Sunday, March 9, 8pm and 12:30am ET
"Bound" starring Gina Gershon and Jennifer Tilly on Sunday, March 9, 10:30pm and 3am ET
March also delivers March Movie Madness including double features with three major A-listers: Brad Pitt, Robert DeNiro and Gene Hackman. The stars come out beginning Friday, March 15 with "Spy Game" starring Brad Pitt and Robert Redford at 8pm and 10:30pm ET. Brad Pitt returns in the hit movie "Snatch " on Friday, March 22 at 8pm and 10:30pm ET. Robert DeNiro is back to back in "A Bronx Tale" on Friday, March 22 at 8pm and 10:30pm ET and "Taxi Driver" on Saturday, March 23 at 8pm and 10:30pm ET. Gene Hackman is "Under Suspicion" on Friday, March 29 at 8pm and 11:30pm and follows with a stellar performance in "Uncommon Valor" on Saturday, March 30 at 8pm and 11pm ET.
St. Patrick's Day on Sleuth is filled with Irish friends and foes on Monday, March 17. From 11:30pm to 6am ET, viewers can catch a lineup of Irishmen as well as thieves "stealing the green" in their favorite shows and movies, including: "Homicide: Finnegan's Wake," "Magnum, P.I.: Faith and Begorrah," "The Alpha Caper," "Dragnet: The Gambler," "Wiseguy: The Movie," "The Brink's Job," "Sexy Beast" and "Miami Vice: When Irish Eyes are Crying."
Sleuth dedicates a double feature of spy kids and skateboards for Easter Sunday. On Sunday, March 23, see "Cloak & Dagger" at 8pm and 12am ET followed by "Gleaming the Cube" at 10pm and 2am ET.
Sleuth complete s the libraries of "Magnum, P.I." and "Profiler" in March, beginning with special weekend marathons. Viewers can see the start of the fourth season of "Magnum, PI" on Saturday, Marc h 1 from 2-6pm ET and Sunday, March 2 from 10am-2pm ET, and the fourth season premiere of "Profiler" on Saturday, March 8 from 2-6pm ET and Sunday, March 9 from 10am-2pm ET.
Other March monthly highlights include:
SLEUTH MURDER MONDAYS � Mondays, 8pm & 11pm ET
March features: "Slam Dance," "Anti-Trust," "Sexy Beast," "No Mercy" and "The Two Jakes"
SLEUTH ACTION WEDNESDAYS � Wednesdays, 8pm & 11pm ET
March features: "Wiseguy: The Movie," "Young Sherlock Holmes," "The Newton Boys" and "Frantic"
SLEUTH WEEKEND STAKEOUT � Fridays and Saturdays, 8pm &11pm ET
"Sexy Beast" 3/1
"Critical Assembly" 3/7, 11pm ET
"Taxi Driver" 3/22
"2 Days in the Valley" 3/7, 8pm ET
"Point of No Return" 3/8, 8pm ET
"The Sugarland Express" 3/8, 11pm ET
"Spy Game" 3/14
"A Bronx Tale" 3/21
"Under Suspicion" 3/28
"Uncommon Valor" 3/29
SLEUTH WEEKEND MARATHONS � Saturdays, 2-6pm & Sundays, 10am-2pm ET
"Magnum, PI" Season 4 3/1-3/2
"Profiler" Season 4 3/8-3/9
"Miami Vice" 3/22-3/23
"Homicide: Life on the Street " 3/29-3/30