or


[03/14/11 - 02:19 PM]
ABC Family's "Harry Potter Weekend" Airs from Thursday, March 17th - Sunday, March 20th
Plus: look for never-before-seen interview footage from the cast and filmmakers about key scenes from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 & 2."

[via press release from ABC Family]

TAKE A TIME-TURNER LOOK BACK AT EVERY SPELL, SPIDER AND SNAPE ENCOUNTER DURING ABC FAMILY'S "HARRY POTTER WEEKEND," AIRING FROM THURSDAY, MARCH 17TH - SUNDAY, MARCH 20TH

Network to Air Never-Before-Seen Interview Footage of Cast and Filmmakers Giving Fans an Inside Look Into the Making of the Harry Potter Film Franchise

Burbank, CA (March 14, 2011) - As the world prepares to see the finale of the Harry Potter film series, ABC Family gives fans a chance to look back at their favorite wizards and witches with a wicked weekend full of "Harry Potter" films. The weekend starts with "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" on Thursday, March 17th and will include airings of each of the first five films through Sunday, March 20th.

Faithful Potter fans will also be given a chance to go behind-the scenes with never-before-seen interview footage from the cast and filmmakers which give insights on key scenes from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 & 2," as well as revisiting important moments from the previous films to prepare for the final battle that takes place in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2." The never-before-seen footage that will be airing throughout the weekend includes a look back at Harry and Ginny's relationship, director David Yates' take on Harry and Hermione's relationship, the origins of The Marauder's Map and a look into the very last shot of principal photography of the film franchise with producer David Baron. ABC Family will also be airing exclusive sneak peeks at some of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2," most exciting moments, including Harry & Draco's fight in the Room of Requirement, the hair-raising dragon sequences and the final courtyard battle between good and evil. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" opens in theaters on July 15, 2011.

The "Harry Potter" weekend schedule is as follows:

Thursday, March 17th

7:30 PM - 11:00 PM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"

Friday, March 18th

3:30 PM - 7:00 PM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"

Saturday, March 19th

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"

4:30 PM - 7:30 PM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"

7:30 PM - 11:00 PM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"

Sunday, March 20th

7:00 AM - 10:30 AM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"

10:30 AM - 2:30 PM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM ET/PT - "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"

Part of the Disney-ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 98 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting today's families, entertaining and connecting with adults through relevant stories about today's relationships, all told with diversity, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family's programming is a mix of network defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas!" ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.





  [march 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[08/01/14 - 01:49 PM]
DIY Network Achieved Most-Watched July Primetime Ever Among P25-54 Viewers in July
DIY Network spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/01/14 - 01:18 PM]
ESPN Goes to Portland for the 2014 MLS All-Star Game
ESPN media platforms will combine to provide unprecedented coverage of the game, between a team of Major League Soccer All-Stars and Bayern Munich on Wednesday, August 6.

[08/01/14 - 01:15 PM]
HGTV Scores Best July Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/01/14 - 11:01 AM]
The Walt Disney Company and the National Cable Television Cooperative Announce Robust Long-Term Distribution Agreement
As part of the new multi-year deal, the NCTC will introduce several new services, including the full suite of authenticated WATCH and video-on-demand products.

[08/01/14 - 10:55 AM]
Live Twitter(R) Chat with "The Quest" Executive Producers and the First Eliminated Contestant, Friday, August 1
Join Mark Ordesky, Jane Fleming, Rob Eric and the first Paladin banished from Everealm as they answer your questions about last night's exciting series premiere.

[08/01/14 - 10:20 AM]
Dierks Bentley Brings a Special Performance from His Headlining Riser Tour to CMT's "Hot 20 Countdown" This Weekend as Part of the Mountain Dew(R) CMT Summer Concert Series
Bentley has invited the series on the road of his tour, making special appearances in all four installments and bringing fans new videos along with a behind-the-scenes look from the road.

[08/01/14 - 09:01 AM]
Sarah Hyland to Co-Host "Teen Choice 2014" Sunday, August 10, Live on FOX
Also scheduled to appear: Taylor Swift, Ansel Elgort, Victoria Justice, Collins Key, Laura and Vanessa Marano, Ian Somerhalder, Odeya Rush, Brenton Thwaites and Ariana Grande.

[08/01/14 - 08:48 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Matches a Six-Week High in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 31.

[08/01/14 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Continues Win Streak in Both Viewers, Demos
The Eye was the top draw among total viewers and adults 18-49 for the fifth consecutive week.

[08/01/14 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "The Quest" Debut Ties a Summer Time-Slot High and "NY Med" Wins at 10pm with a Best-Since-Premiere Number
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 31.

[08/01/14 - 07:46 AM]
Escape Acquires Rights to More Than 500 Episodes of Three Popular True Crime Television Series
"Snapped," "Unsolved Mysteries" and "Forensic Files" have all been licensed to the fledgling network.

[08/01/14 - 07:43 AM]
ESPN to Follow Path of USA Basketball Men's National Team to the "2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup"
The USA Basketball National team is coached by legendary Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and potentially headlined by superstars Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Paul George, Derrick Rose and James Harden, among others.

[08/01/14 - 07:23 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Date of "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" - Series to Launch Its Eight-Episode Season Friday, Oct. 17
Directed by Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, each one-hour episode of the unprecedented documentary series is devoted to a different American musical landmark.

[08/01/14 - 07:03 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Kicks Off August with Big Week of Boxing
Sammy Vasquez Jr. and James Stevenson square off in a main event IBF/USBA Welterweight title bout presented by Mike Tyson's Iron Mike Productions on Friday, August 8.

[08/01/14 - 07:00 AM]
Science Channel's "Man vs. the Universe" Delves Into Mankind's New Race to Tame the Cosmos
The three-part series launches Wednesday, August 13 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.