or


[06/01/06 - 12:00 AM]
Summer Heats Up with Favorite Sports and Features on Universal Hd

[via press release from Universal HD]

SUMMER HEATS UP WITH FAVORITE SPORTS AND FEATURES ON UNIVERSAL HD

BURBANK, Calif. -� June 1, 2006 �- Summer heats up when Universal HD brings viewers the scariest moments from the beach. Beware The Beach Weekend (Friday, July 7th through Sunday, July 9th) features the high definition premiere of The Triangle. Set against the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle, this three-night, SCI FI original miniseries focuses on a disparate group of professionals brought together to investigate the dangerous truths behind one of the greatest legends of our time. The critically-acclaimed series airs Friday at 9pm and 1:30am and Saturday and Sunday at 9pm and 1am (ET). The weekend also features Waterworld, Jaws 2, Gray Lady Down, Moon Over Parador and special episodes of Medical Investigation and Surface.

Universal digs up the Weekend of The Living Sequels from Friday, July 28th through Sunday, July 30th. Hitchhikers, giant man-eating worms and a psychotic cross-dresser return to torment viewers all weekend long. On Friday, Universal HD features Psycho IV: The Beginning, The Hitcher II and Darkman III. Saturday features Tremors, Tremors IV and Skulls III and Sunday concludes with Jaws 2 � all in high defnition.

"We strive to bring the best high-definition summer entertainment to viewers on Universal HD," said Dan Harrison, Senior Vice-President Emerging Networks, NBC Universal Cable Entertainment. "We are packing the schedule with our viewers' favorite features, sports and series throughout July."

Viewers can enjoy a double crime feature, presented by Sleuth and Miami Vice on Thursday, July 27th on Universal HD. A Thursday night double-crime-feature: Sneakers, starring Robert Redford, Sidney Poitier, and River Phoenix and Renegades, starring Kiefer Sutherland and Lou Diamond Phillips. These action packed crime dramas are the perfect lead-in to the feature premiere of Miami Vice, starring Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx, in theaters on Friday July 28th.

Celebrate July 4th with Universal HD. We're bringing viewers explosive two-hour episodes of Quantum Leap and Medical Investigation followed by a marathon of The 2006 Jeep World of Adventure Sports HD and The 2006 Dew Action Sports Tour. The evening ends with a bang with Pierce Brosnan and Linda Hamilton in Dante's Peak.

Summer Camp continues on Universal HD. Viewers are never too old to enjoy summer camp, or campy summer movies. We've collected some of the campiest features in high definition, all for viewers to enjoy in the comfort of their air-conditioned living rooms through Saturday, July 1st. The weekend continues with Matinee, Amazon Women on the Moon and Dr. Giggles.

The third show of the new series, The 2006 Jeep World of Adventure Sports HD, premieres on Friday, July 21st at 10pm and 1am (ET). This episode takes us paragliding above the Alps, first descents on Mount Waddington in British Columbia, and deep snow roadside skiing with the TGR Ski Team. The 2006 JWOASHD is a new action-adventure sports series premiering on Universal HD, hosted by Pat Parnell. Shot in native 1080i HD, the show features an array of adrenaline-inspired feats and adventurous sporting events from around the world. Anchor events will be complemented by behind-the-scenes features on athletes, expeditions and the world of action-adventure sports.

Nothing says summer like live sports events � in high definition. Universal HD will broadcast The 2006 Dew Action Sports Tour live on Friday, July 14th and Saturday, July 15th at 12am (ET). Featured in this installment is The Right Guard Open, the second stop on the 2006 tour.

CONTINUING SERIES:

SURFACE
Sunday nights at 7pm & 12am (ET)
Mon � Wed at 9pm & 12am (ET)
Fri at 9pm & Sat 7pm (ET)

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA � THE BEGINNING
See the critically acclaimed series from the beginning. Season 1 episodes continue rolling out on Sunday nights at 8pm and 11pm (ET).

PRIME FILMS � Thursdays 9pm, Fridays & Saturdays 10pm, Sundays 9pm (ET)

PREMIERES:
The Deer Hunter 7/22

ENCORES:
Matinee 7/1
Tremors 7/2, 7/29
Sneakers 7/6, 7/27
The Triangle 7/7, 7/8, 7/9
Waterworld 7/7
Jaws 2 7/8, 7/30
Sudden Death 7/14
Hard Target 7/15
The Frighteners 7/16
Day of the Jackal 7/20
The Jackal 7/21
Lost Highway 7/23





  [june 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SCI FI)
· MEDICAL INVESTIGATION (NBC)
· SURFACE (NBC)
· TRIANGLE, THE (SCI FI)





[01/28/21 - 07:01 AM]
Netflix Names the Dream Lord, Six Others in the Cast of "The Sandman"
Tom Sturridge is Dream, Lord of the Dreaming in the network's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's comic series.

[01/28/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "El Internado: Las Cumbres" - Official Trailer - Prime Video Spain
Asia Ortega, Albert Salazar, Daniel Arias and Daniela Rubio star in the series, due on February 19.

[01/28/21 - 06:01 AM]
Norman Lear to Receive Carol Burnett Award at 78th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards
The television pioneer and political activist and philanthropist will become the third-ever recipient and accept the honor during the telecast airing on Sunday, February 28.

[01/27/21 - 01:16 PM]
Keke Palmer to Serve as Host and Executive Producer for the Disney+ Food Competition Series, "Foodtastic"
The 11-episode series started production this week and is slated to premiere on Disney+ later this year.

[01/27/21 - 01:15 PM]
Reena Singh Named Senior Vice President, Development and Current Series, Disney Branded Television
The appointment marks Singh's return to the group after 11 years from, most recently, 20th Television, where she was senior vice president, Current Programming since 2015.

[01/27/21 - 11:47 AM]
Bravo's "Married to Medicine" Returns for Season 8
New cast member Anila Sajja joins this season as wife of Dr. Sajja, mother and fashion blogger.

[01/27/21 - 11:12 AM]
"Love Island" Is Back for Season 3 and This Time We're Saying Aloha to Hawaii
CBS confirmed the news on social media as casting is underway.

[01/27/21 - 11:01 AM]
Coming Soon: NBC's Special Three-Night True Crime Television Event, "The Widower"
From the producers of "Dateline NBC," the project goes behind the scenes of one of the country's most confounding murder investigations, revealing a tale of evil and a tireless quest for justice in real time.

[01/27/21 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - February 2021
Original programming in February includes the season eight return of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," the second season of animated hit "Close Enough," the documentary premiere of "There Is No 'I' in Threesome," and five-episode limited series "Beartown."

[01/27/21 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Announces New Comedy "United States of Al," From Award-Winning Executive Producer Chuck Lorre, David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari, Will Premiere Thursday, April 1, 9:30 PM
The newcomer will take over said time period after "The Unicorn" completes its second season.

[01/27/21 - 10:30 AM]
Freeform's Hit Series "The Bold Type" Set to Return for a Fifth and Final Season in 2021
A signature hit for the network, the series will celebrate Kat, Jane and Sutton's journey in the farewell episodes set to air later this year.

[01/27/21 - 10:21 AM]
Starz Celebrates Women's History Month with "Ruth: Justice Ginsburg in Her Own Words" Documentary Premiere on March 1
The documentary chronicles Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's historic ascent to the Supreme Court, revealing both the public and private sides of the resilient, tenacious, and unassuming woman who became best known as the country's preeminent defender of gender equality and human rights.

[01/27/21 - 10:15 AM]
TBS Orders New Kitchen Competition Series "Rat in the Kitchen" Hosted By Comedian Natasha Leggero & Judged By Celebrity Chef Ludo Lefebvre
Each stand-alone episode of the new series brings six different dynamic chefs together to compete in the ultimate cooking battle; but one of the chefs is an undercover "rat in the kitchen" who sabotages fellow contestants' chances.

[01/27/21 - 10:15 AM]
FOX Renews Hit Competition Show "I Can See Your Voice," Hosted by Ken Jeong, for Second Season
Cheryl Hines and Adrienne Bailon-Houghton will return as permanent celebrity detectives.

[01/27/21 - 10:05 AM]
AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead" Returns for Second Half of Season Six on April 11
Three new characters join the cast in these nine episodes, including John Glover, Nick Stahl and Keith Carradine.