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By Tom Comi Memorial Day serves as a reminder of the sacrifices thousands of men and women gave while serving in the military, and many television programmers will be airing movies, shows, concerts and other specials to recognize those who died protecting our country. Here is a compilation of programs dedicated to those brave soldiers: TCM Memorial Day Weekend (May 27-30, check listings): Turner Classic Movies digs deep into is vault to run a 38-movie marathon, including From Here to Eternity, Sergeant York, The Best Years of Our Lives, Up Periscope and All Quiet on the Western Front.
by Karl J. Paloucek The Navy SEALs are getting a lot of respect and notice these days, after having successfully removed Osama bin Laden from the top of the FBI’s most-wanted list. In their honor, Military Channel will present an evening of programming dedicated to the special operations force, illustrating the demanding training and extreme measures required of these soldiers. 8pm Navy SEALs: Untold Stories: “Bosnia” This episode recounts 1998′s classified mission to apprehend Serbian War criminal Blagoje Simic, known as the “Hitler of Bosnia.” 9pm Ace in the Hole Tracing another of the SEALs’ most high-profile missions, this special … Continue reading
From Military Channel: ACTOR AND FORMER NAVY BRAT LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS TO HOST NEW MILITARY CHANNEL FRANCHISE AN OFFICER AND A MOVIE – Strand Launches Friday, April 1 with debut of The Great Santini – (Silver Spring, Md.) – Military Channel has signed Hollywood film and television star Lou Diamond Phillips to host the new franchise AN OFFICER AND A MOVIE. Debuting every Friday evening beginning Friday, April 1, AN OFFICER AND A MOVIE pairs Phillips with retired and active duty officers who lived through major battles or have an expertise in the conflicts depicted in notable Hollywood films. As … Continue reading
Military Channel salutes our troops with the new series, Toughest Military Jobs. Continue reading
From Military Channel: MILITARY CHANNEL SALUTES LOYAL AUDIENCES WITH FIRST EVER VIEWER’S CHOICE MONTH – Military Channel’s Online Polls Open Thursday, March 11 for the “Battle of the Branches” Pitting the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard Against Each Other – (Silver Spring, MD) – This April, Military Channel is putting its viewers at the top of the chain of command for the network’s first ever VIEWER’S CHOICE MONTH. Every Thursday night’s primetime lineup in April will be chosen by the Military Channel fans, appointing them “programmers-in-chief” of the network. Each week plays host to a particular genre … Continue reading
On Nov. 11 — Veterans Day — stay tuned in the morning and early afternoon for coverage on news networks such as CNN, C-SPAN, FOX News Channel and MSNBC, which have traditionally covered the annual wreath-laying ceremonies at places such as Arlington National Cemetery. Your local news channels may also be covering ceremonies in your area. Here are a few other notable TV programs honoring and remembering our veterans on and around Veterans Day: “Best Vets” Movie Marathon — AMC, Nov. 11 at 6:15am. A day of classic military movies, including Battle of the Bulge (1965), To Hell and Back … Continue reading
By Jeff Pfeiffer Sounds of the Seasons — Music Choice, July 1-6. Patriotic music to celebrate Independence Day. Twilight Zone Marathon — SCI FI Channel, July 2 at 8am ET through July 5 at 6am ET. The annual favorite. New to the network are episodes of the 1980s version of Zone, airing July 2 and most of July 3. Classic episodes air July 3 at 5pm to 6am on July 4. A viewer’s choice marathon of classic episodes airs all day July 4. The Revolutionary War — Military Channel, July 4 at noon ET. 14-hour marathon of the documentary series … Continue reading