TOUGH GUYS HELP GET THE JOB DONE THIS JULY ON SLEUTH
Top Action Stars in July Include Harrison Ford, Bruce Willis and Kiefer Sutherland
Burbank, Calif. - June 26, 2008 -- Sleuth in July is the ultimate in action-packed movies with three leading tough guys: Harrison Ford, Bruce Willis and Kiefer Sutherland in addition to exciting series like "Robbery Homicide Division" and "Keen Eddie."
"With three of America's biggest stars and the return of fan-favorite series, our audiences will not be disappointed." said Dan Harrison, Senior Vice-President, Emerging Networks, NBC Universal. "Sleuth is your best of both worlds where Harrison Ford and Bruce Willis can be found alongside Crockett & Tubbs and Keen Eddie."
To kick off Independence Day, Harrison Ford will star in the Sleuth premiere of "Patriot Games" at 8pm and 10:30pm ET. He returns as Jack Ryan on Saturday, July 5 in "Clear and Present Danger" at 8pm and 11pm ET.
Bruce Willis is highlighted this month in a three-night event beginning Friday, July 18 with a rare appearance on the hit series "Miami Vice" at 7pm, 10:30pm and 4am ET. The Sleuth premiere of "The Siege" follows at 8pm and 11:30pm ET. Willis returns on Saturday, July 19 in "The Jackal" at 8pm and 10:30pm ET and then again as "Hudson Hawk" on Sunday, July 20 at 8pm and 12:30am ET.
Television's most notable action star, Kiefer Sutherland, makes an appearance this month for Sleuth's "July 24," with four of his action thrillers. First up, Sutherland teams up with Dennis Hopper in "Flashback" at 6pm ET and then with Woody Harrelson in "The Cowboy Way" at 8pm and 4am ET. Kiefer isn't so nice in "Eye for an Eye" opposite Sally Field at 10pm and 2am ET and he wraps up the night going undercover with Lou Diamond Phillips in "Renegades" at 12am ET.
Weeknights this month, Tom Sizemore leads the "Robbery Homicide Division" at 7pm, 1am and 4am beginning Tuesday, July 1 and "Keen Eddie" takes over the timeslot beginning on Monday, July 21.
Monthly highlights include:
SLEUTH MURDER MONDAYS - Mondays 8pm & 11pm ET;
July features: A Cry in the Dark, Blue Velvet, Blood Simple, Talk Radio
SLEUTH ACTION WEDNESDAYS - Wednesdays 8pm & 11pm ET:
July features: Action Jackson, The Sicilian, Marathon Man, The Siege, Romeo Is Bleeding
SLEUTH FUNNY BUSINESS - Thursdays 8pm & 11pm ET:
July features: Cops & Robbersons, Hudson Hawk, Jumpin' Jack Flash, The Cowboy Way, The Freshman
SLEUTH WEEKEND STAKEOUT - Fridays and Saturdays, 8 & 11pm ET:
Patriot Games 7/4
Quick Change 7/11
Jumpin' Jack Flash 7/12
The Siege 7/18
American Gigolo 7/25
Clear and Present Danger 7/5
The Jackal 7/19
SLEUTH WEEKEND MARATHONS - Saturdays, 2-6pm ET & Sundays, 10am-2pm ET:
Magnum, P.I. 7/5 & 7/6
New York Undercover 7/12 & 7/13
Keen Eddie 7/19 & 7/20
Simon & Simon 7/26 & 7/27