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[05/01/07 - 04:12 PM]
Universal Hd Continues to Provide the Best of Series, Movies and Sports in Hd
Universal HD details is May programming highlights.

[via press release from Universal HD]

UNIVERSAL HD CONTINUES TO PROVIDE THE BEST OF SERIES, MOVIES AND SPORTS IN HD

UNIVERSAL HD CONTINUES TO PROVIDE THE BEST OF SERIES, MOVIES AND SPORTS IN HD

Mother's Day and Memorial Day Are Blooming With New Series and Movie Marathons

BURBANK, Calif. � May 1, 2007 � Universal HD only brings the finest and most desired programming in sports, movies and series to their loyal viewers this month.

If viewers missed the live telecast or want to relive it, Universal HD hooks them up with an encore presentation of The Players Championship on May 1 at 3pm and 8pm (ET). Universal HD brings back the quality too. The tournament will once again be broadcast in native 1080i High Definition with 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound ensuring viewers feel like they are getting an on-the-green experience.

Monday May 14, 3pm-8pm (ET) Day 1 � Encore

Monday May 14, 8pm-1am (ET) Day 2 � Encore

"This month, we've brought back encore presentations of two fan favorite sporting events and added series and movies that provide our viewers with HD quality programming for their screening pleasure," said Dan Harrison, Senior Vice President Emerging Networks, NBC Universal Cable. "Viewers can always count on UniHD to offer the best features and sports events in HD anywhere."

Another sports event makes its return to Universal HD in May. On the 23rd, NBC Sport's Heads Up Poker continues Wednesday nights with new episodes. Catch an all-day marathon beginning at 1pm leading up to the semi-finals and finals at 10pm (ET). Then fans can

UniHD moves NBC Sport's special, Barbaro: A Nation's Horse to Sunday, May 6 at 8pm (ET).

It's Mother's Day and Universal HD wants all the mothers and their families to relax with series and movies celebrating moms. A marathon begins on May 13 with back-to-back episodes of Sons & Daughters at 2pm (ET) followed by back-to-back episodes of Northern Exposure at 3pm (ET). Sunday night is reserved for laughs with Leave It to Beaver at 8pm (ET), Monk at 9:30pm (ET) and a little drama as Susan Sarandon fights to save her son in Lorenzo's Oil at 10:30pm (ET).

Viewers can gear up for a high-octane Toshiba Action Weekend coming the third week in May. Saturday, May 19 jump-starts the excitement as Toshiba presents episodes of Jeep World of Adventure Sports HD then expect more episodes on Sunday, May 20. There will also be action-packed films to enjoy. On Saturday tune-in for Ride the Wild Surf at 9am (ET), The Hunted at 4pm (ET) and Sudden Death at 6pm (ET) and the Sunday slate includes Judgment Night at 4pm (ET), Spy Game at 11pm (ET) and finally the ultimate adrenaline rush with the premiere of Days of Thunder starring box-office hit maker Tom Cruise at 8pm (ET).

Universal HD has viewers covered with a Conviction Memorial Day marathon. On May 28 from 2pm to 8pm (ET) the first six episodes of Conviction run back-to-back. Immediately following is the The Life of David Gale starring Kevin Spacey at 8pm (ET) and ending the night is an encore of the Conviction marathon at 10:30pm (ET).

If viewers are looking to experience some of what NBC Universal's new horror network, Chiller has to offer � UniHD is giving them that opportunity throughout May.

CHILLER ON UniHD

ENCORES
Nightmares 5/1, 5/15, 5/26
The Frighteners 5/3, 5/12
The Andromeda Strain 5/15
Jaws 5/19
Night of the Living Dead 5/24
Twelve Monkeys 5/26
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein 5/27

THURSDAY NIGHT MOVIES, beginning at 8pm ET

PREMIERES
EdTV 5/31

ENCORES
The Frighteners 5/3
McHale's Navy 5/10
Babe 5/17
The Guru 5/24

FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIES, beginning at 10pm ET

PREMIERES
The Breakfast Club 5/4

ENCORES
The Doors 5/11 v Dante's Peak 5/18
The People Vs. Larry Flynt 5/25

SCI FI SATURDAY MOVIES, beginning at 10pm ET

ENCORES
Ghostbusters 2 5/5
The Frighteners 5/12
Jaws 5/19
Twelve Monkeys 5/26

SUNDAY NIGHT DOUBLE-FEATURES, 8pm & 11pm (ET)

PREMIERES
Days of Thunder 5/20

ENCORES
The Doors 5/6
The People Vs. Larry Flynt 5/6
Leave It to Beaver 5/13
Lorenzo's Oil 5/13
Spy Game 5/20
Ghostbusters 2 5/27
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein 5/27





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[05/23/16 - 02:44 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 02:27 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 02:02 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 01:05 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 12:03 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 12:01 PM]
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[05/23/16 - 11:51 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 10:33 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 09:37 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 08:50 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
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[05/23/16 - 08:08 AM]
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