or


[01/17/13 - 12:45 PM]
Encore Presents "North and South" on Monday, Feb. 4th & "Sally Hemings: An American Scandal" on Sunday, Feb. 3rd
Both efforts are part of the network's "The Big Miniseries Showcase" franchise.

[via press release from Encore]

ENCORE'S "THE BIG MINISERIES SHOWCASE" PRESENTS THE AWARD-WINNING, PRE-CIVIL WAR CLASSIC "NORTH AND SOUTH" ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH AT 8PM ET/PT AND "SALLY HEMINGS: AN AMERICAN SCANDAL" ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD AT 10AM ET/PT

In honor of Black History Month, ENCORE will present the EMMY(R) Award-winning and Golden Globe(R) nominated classic, "North and South," from Monday, February 4th - Friday, February 8th at 8PM et/pt on ENCORE. The six-part miniseries features an award-winning cast including Kirstie Alley, Patrick Swayze, James Read and Robert Guillaume. Additionally, ENCORE will premiere the NAACP Image Award winning miniseries "Sally Hemings: An American Scandal," on Sunday, February 3rd at 10AM et/pt, which stars Sam Neill and Carmen Ejogo. Both will air as part of "The Big Miniseries Showcase," a weekly programming destination of fan favorites and classic titles, premiering on ENCORE.

SALLY HEMINGS: AN AMERICAN SCANDAL (2000)

*Network Premiere* Sunday Morning, February 3rd at 10am et/pt

About: Winner of an NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding TV Movie, Miniseries or Special," "Sally Hemings: An American Scandal" is a biographical account of the extraordinary, controversial, 38 year-long love affair between Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings. The miniseries stars Golden Globe(R) nominee Sam Neill (The Tomb (2013), "Alcatraz," "The Tudors") as Jefferson and Carmen Ejogo (Alex Cross, Sparkle (2012)) as Hemings.

NORTH AND SOUTH (1985)

*Network Premiere* Monday Night, February 4th beginning at 8pm et/pt - Episodes 1 and 2 Continues on Tuesday, February 5th at 8pm - Episode 3 Wednesday, February 6th at 8pm - Episode 4 Thursday, February 7th at 8pm - Episode 5 Friday, February 8th at 8pm - Episode 6

About: Winner of an EMMY(R) award and nominated for two Golden Globe(R) awards, the epic six-part miniseries, "North and South," tells the story of the turbulent events and emotions that ignited the Civil War, while focusing on the lives of two families who are geographically and ideologically placed on opposite sides of the war. The miniseries stars Golden Globe(R) and EMMY(R) Award winning actress Kirstie Alley ("Dancing with the Stars: The All-Star Edition," "Fat Actress," "Cheers") as Virgilia Hazard, Golden Globe(R) Award nominee Patrick Swayze ("The Beast," Ghost, Dirty Dancing) as Orry Main, James Read ("Persons Unknown," "Wildfire") as George Hazard, EMMY(R) Award winner and Golden Globe(R) nominee Robert Guillaume (The Lion King, "Benson") as Frederick Douglas, among others.

A back-to-back marathon of "North and South" will air the following Sunday, February 10th at 10am ET/PT on ENCORE.





  [january 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[08/19/17 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets Another Bump from "Big Brother" Special
The Eye edges the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/18/17 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 18
Updates include: D.J. Nash sells projects to ABC, CBS; Kevin Falls brings "The Unrequited" to NBC; and Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt set up "God Friended Me" at CBS.

[08/18/17 - 12:05 PM]
Walkers Are Invading AMC for "The Walking Dead" Multi-Weekend Marathon Event Beginning Sunday, August 20 at 9:00 A.M. ET/PT
Plus: look for "The Walking Dead: Season 8 Preview Special" on Sunday, September 10.

[08/18/17 - 11:29 AM]
MTV Announces New Host Terrence J. and Cast for Its Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Premiering Wednesday, September 20th at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Before the premiere, audiences can get a sneak peek at the new cast in an audition tape casting special, airing Wednesday, September 13.

[08/18/17 - 09:54 AM]
Viceland Announces Fall Line-Up with New Shows & Returning Favorites
Returning are network staples "Bong App├ętit" with Abdullah Saeed, Vanessa Lavorato and Ry Pritchard, "Weediquette" with Krishna Andavolu, "Cyberwar" with Ben Makuch, and "Hamilton's Pharmacopeia" with Hamilton Morris.

[08/18/17 - 09:01 AM]
Viola Davis and Julius Tennon to Executive-Produce One-Hour Telecast "EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live" to Inspire the Public to Rethink High School and Explore Ways to Prepare Students for Careers of the Future
The one-hour special will air across ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC on Friday, September 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/18/17 - 09:00 AM]
Season Two of Original Scripted Series "Chesapeake Shores" Catapults Hallmark Channel as Top-Rated and Most-Watched Cable Network
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the week of August 7-13.

[08/18/17 - 08:20 AM]
Video: WE tv Releases Cast & Sneak Peek for Season 9 of Hit Series "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars"
The season will feature a brand new house of dysfunctional couples including Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin, Bobby Panahi and Asifa Mirza, Juelia Kinney and JJ Lane, Peter Gunz and Amina Buddafly & Mehgan James and DeAndre Perry.

[08/18/17 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Onto Top Spot
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/18/17 - 07:49 AM]
Car Pros Make Room for the Under "Dogs" in Discovery's All-New Series "Gear Dogs (WT)"
The series, formerly known as "House of Cars," premieres Monday, September 4 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/17/17 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 17
Updates include: ABC lands live-action take on "The Jetsons"; Frances O'Connor to star in Hulu's "Locke & Key"; and Paul Scheer to pen the "Galaxy Quest" TV series for Amazon.

[08/17/17 - 03:30 PM]
AXS TV Greenlights Season Three of the Popular Original Music Series "Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar Presented by Mercury Insurance"
Production on the 12-episode season began this month and is scheduled for air in early 2018.

[08/17/17 - 02:47 PM]
MTV's Iconic "Unplugged" Franchise Returns This Fall
The new season will feature an eclectic, superstar lineup of global pop culture artists and will kick off with multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter and "2017 Video Music Awards" nominee and performer, Shawn Mendes.

[08/17/17 - 12:55 PM]
Buddy and His Team of Skilled Bakers Return to TLC's "Cake Boss," with Early Premieres on the Network's TV Everywhere Platform, TLC GO
Look for five new episodes becoming available on TLC GO this Friday, August 18 and an additional five episodes on Friday, August 25.

[08/17/17 - 12:45 PM]
Freeform Gets Its Wings with First Original Christmas Movie, "Angry Angel," from Sony Pictures Television
From Golden Globe-nominated director and writer Will Gluck, the two-hour special holiday feature stars Jason Biggs, Brenda Song, Ricky Mabe, Andrew Bachelor and Andy Favreau.