[01/28/08 - 10:27 AM]
Sleuth Celebrates A-List Sleuths in February
"February is the height of the award season and we have assembled the best of the award-winning mystery and crime films on Sleuth," said NBC Universal Cable's Dan Harrison.

[via press release from Sleuth]



A Weeklong Event of Oscar Winners and Nominees Kicks Off a Month of Award-Winning Mystery and Intrigue

BURBANK, Calif. � January 28, 2008 � Sleuth is giving viewers an abundance of A-list stars as they celebrate award season in February. These celebrated actors are also featured in a Weekend Of Spies marathon while President's Day brings fan-favorite bank robbery films. Additionally, viewers can catch award-winning lineups on Murder Mondays, Action Wednesdays and Weekend Stakeouts.

"February is the height of the award season and we have assembled the best of the award-winning mystery and crime films on Sleuth," said Dan Harrison, Senior Vice President, Emerging Networks, NBC Universal Cable. "Fans of mystery and crime films and series will find a delectable selection on Sleuth this month."

Sleuth pays tribute to Oscar nominees and winners with a weeklong film event. Beginning on Monday, February 18 and concluding on Sunday, February 24, Sleuth will give viewers the chance to see their favorite award-winning actors - including Tom Hanks, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Kevin Spacey, Charlize Theron and more. The schedule is as follows:

"The Alpha Caper" � Monday, February 18, 1pm and 7pm ET

"A Bronx Tale" � Monday, February 18, 2:30pm and 8:30pm ET; Sunday, February 24, 8pm and 12:30am ET

"The Brink's Job" � Monday, February 18, 5pm and 1am ET; Saturday, February 23, 8am ET; Sunday, February 24, 6am ET

"Bound" � Monday, February 18, 11pm and 3am ET

"Cookie's Fortune" � Tuesday, February 19, 8am and 2pm ET

"The Sugarland Express" � Tuesday, February 19, 8pm and 10:30pm ET

"Dragnet" � Wednesday, February 20, 8am and 8pm ET

"The Usual Suspects" � Wednesday, February 20, 2pm and 11pm ET; Sunday, February 24, 4pm ET

"China Moon" � Thursday, February 21, 8am and 2pm ET

"The Hindenburg" � Friday, February 22, 8am and 2pm ET

"Red Dragon" � Friday, February 22, 8pm and 10:30pm ET

Sleuth brings viewers a Weekend of Spies from Friday, February 8 through Sunday, February 10. The biggest stars - including Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis and Bridget Fonda - star in spy and intrigue films all weekend long. "Spy Game" airs Friday, February 8 at 8pm and 10:30pm ET. "The Jackal" airs Saturday, February 9 at 8pm and 10:30pm ET. Sunday, February 10 has "Point of No Return" at 8pm and 12am ET followed by "Code Name: Minus One" at 10pm and 2am ET.

Sleuth has a Dead Presidents Marathon in store for President's Day. Viewers will enjoy a marathon of bank robbery films and catch the master criminals at work in "The Alpha Caper" at 1pm and 7pm ET, "A Bronx Tale" at 2:30pm and 8:30pm ET, "The Brink's Job" at 5pm and 1am ET and "Bound" at 11pm and 3am ET.

Sunday, February 24 brings a Mob Scene Double Feature. Audiences will get a chance to catch up with Robert DeNiro in "A Bronx Tale" at 8pm and 12:30am ET followed by Ken Wahl in "Wiseguy: The Movie" at 10:30pm and 3am ET.

Monthly highlights include:

SLEUTH MURDER MONDAYS � Mondays, 8pm and 11pm ET:
February's features:
"Internal Affairs"
"Dirty Harry"
"A Bronx Tale"
"The Onion Field"

SLEUTH ACTION WEDNESDAYS � Wednesdays, 8pm and 11pm ET:
February's features:
"Gleaming in the Cube"
"Point of No Return"
"The Usual Suspects"
"The Hindenburg"

SLEUTH WEEKEND STAKEOUT � Fridays and Saturdays, 8pm and 11pm ET:

"Dirty Harry" 2/1 v "The Jackal" 2/9
"Whispers in the Dark" 2/15
"The Machinist" 2/16
"Red Dragon" 2/22
"Under Suspicion" (2000) 2/23

"Wall Street" 2/2
"Spy Game" 2/8
"The Machinist" 2/29

SLEUTH WEEKEND MARATHONS � Saturdays, 2-6pm and Sundays, 10am-2pm ET:
"Simon & Simon" 2/2 & 2/3
*Including Magnum, PI crossover episode
"Homicide: Life on the Street"2/9 & 2/10
"New York Undercover" 2/16 & 2/17
"Keen Eddie" 2/23 (3-7pm) & 2/24 (11am-3pm)

  [january 2008]  


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