[05/18/06 - 12:00 AM]
Universal Hd June Highlights

[via press release from Universal HD]



Viewers Given Night of Favorite Aeronautic Disasters

Burbank, CA � May 19, 2006 � Universal HD kicks off summer vacation with an entire weekend of the best action, sports, movies and series. Beginning at 9pm (ET) on Friday, June 9th, viewers can enjoy a new episode of The 2006 Jeep World of Adventure Sports HD, followed by previous episodes and The Dew Action Sports Tour. The weekend continues with blockbusters Backdraft, Hard Target, and Army of Darkness, explosive episodes of Battlestar Galactica, Surface and Knight Rider, plus much more, all in 1080i HD!

Universal HD continues its marathon of popular extreme sports on Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th, when The 2006 Dew Action Sports Tour kicks off with the Panasonic Open, live at 12am (ET).

"Summer is the perfect time for movies and sports," said Dan Harrison, Senior Vice President Emerging Networks. "We're really pleased to be able to offer the best in sports, film and series, all in high definition, to our viewers."

It's time for Summer Camp Weekend on Universal HD. Viewers are never too old to enjoy their favorite summer camp, or campy movies � all in high definition. Beginning Friday, June 29th, Uni HD lets the laughs roll with Ed, Matinee, Tremors and To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Nemar, plus much, much more!

Fly the un-friendly skies on Universal HD on Saturday, June 3rd. Beginning at 9pm (ET), viewers will be on the edge of the seats while their favorite aeronautic disaster films are featured. From the safety of their living rooms, audiences will see Apollo 13 at 10pm (ET), Airport '77 at 12:30am (ET), Terminal Invasion at 2:30am (ET) and Silent Running at 4am (ET).

Father's Day will be easy to remember this year. Celebrate the day with Universal HD when Dad can sit back, relax and enjoy his favorite things: cars, sports and Battlestar Galactica, all in high definition. Uni HD will be featuring The 2006 Jeep World of Adventure Sports HD, followed by coverage of the 2006 International Auto Show and everybody's favorite - Battlestar Galactica.

June's continuing series will feature Surface (Sunday nights at 7pm and 12am, Mondays through Wednesdays at 9pm and 12am, Fridays at 9pm and Saturdays at 7pm) and Battlestar Galactica � Season One (Sunday nights at 8pm and 11pm). (All times Eastern).

June's Prime Films (Thursdays 9pm, Fridays & Saturdays 10pm, Sundays 9pm (ET)) include the following:

Coogan's Bluff 6/1
Lost Highway 6/2
Apollo 13 6/3
The Frighteners 6/4
Beethoven's 2nd 6/8
Backdraft 6/9
Hard Target 6/10
Timecop 6/11
Sudden Death 6/15
The Quest 6/16
Far & Away 6/17
Army of Darkness 6/18
Possession 6/22
Daylight 6/23
Happy Gilmore 6/24
Dante's Peak 6/25
Ed 6/29
Matinee 6/30

  [may 2006]  


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