PR TV News: STARZ & Encore Christmas Programming, Vic’s Fashion Show +More

by on December 1, 2011

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Brusimm Cinema Static TV NewsTV News:  Here’s some December schedules, including some Julia Roberts, Jerry Lewis & James Garner themed programming, along with some Christmas TV marathons and a few classic Godzilla and Mothra movies to boot!

I’m sitting here trimming my inbox of all the TV News press releases and thought that instead of dumping some of these, I should toss them up and see if anyone appreciates the news bites.  So without further adieu, here’s some TV news for shows & or networks like Victoria’s Secret Fashion ShowThe Martha Stewart Show, Current TV, Emeril’s Table, season premieres and season finales on Bravo and Encore, and holiday programming lined up for the month of December from STARZ and ENCORE!

Amongst the Starz and Encore schedules, there’s Julia Roberts themed scheduling, a Jerry Lewis movie marathon, A collection of James Garner Westerns on Christmas day, and  Christmas TV marathons noted.

There are also some classic Godzilla and Mothra movies lined up in the ENCORE network schedules below!

Some come on in and check out my collected release of press releases… see if there’s anything of note for your television viewing pleasures for the month of December!


Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on CBSIf you missed the CBS broadcast of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, has it on their website, all with exclusive images from the event!

Yes boys, I took one for the team and previewed it for you.  I think you’ll approve.

cbs: 2011-victoria’s-secret-fashion-show


The Martha Stewart Show Listings for the week of December 5th:

  • Monday, December 5:  Holiday Yarn Projects.  Guests:  TV art director Anduin Havens, and Everyday Food’s Sarah Carey.
  • Tuesday, December 6: Glittered Ornaments.  Guest: Martha’s niece Sophie Herbert.
  • Wednesday, December 7: Christmas Tree Ideas.  Guest: Event designer David Monn.
  • Thursday, December 8:  Citrus Fruit Ornaments.  Guest chef Ryan Farr and his brandy-spiked chicken-apple sausage recipe.
  • Friday, December 9: Handmade Jewelry Gifts.  Guests TV crafter Hosanna Houser and TV gardener Andrea Mason.


VIZ Media

From VIZ Media, the upcoming debut issue of WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP ALPHA.  That’s a new digital manga anthology coming out January 30, 2012! Previously, we saw the Shonen Jump Digital Warp begin for BLEACH (digital firsts for Vols. 49-51), the continuation of one for NARUTO (digital firsts for vols. 54-55) come out last month.


Current TV

“The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur” premieres  Monday, December 5th at 7PM on Current TV.  Their first guests will be Al Gore & Jack Abramoff.


Travel Channel

Crime novelists Marcus Sakey will be hosting a new original one-hour series on the Travel Channel called “Hidden City.”  It premieres on Tuesday,  December 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

During the 12-episode series, Sakey travels city to city to dig up the untold story behind each locale, serving as a personal guide to each city’s unique past.  Sakey is able to breathe life back into these stories by doing whatever it takes, whether it’s strapping on riot gear or getting maced in the face.

[Link to sneak peek:]


Hallmark Channel’s “Emeril’s Table” airing December 2nd at 11am ET/PT, will be having The Radio City Rockettes at his table…  hmm.



BRAVO:  “Chef Roblé & Co.”:  Sunday, December 4 at 10pm et/pt

ENCORE: “The Take”:  Friday, December 2 at 9pm et/pt


BRAVO: “The Millionaire Matchmaker” (Two-part Reunion)  Part II: Tuesday, December 6 at 9pm et/pt

STARZ: BOSS, on Friday, December 9 at 10pm et/pt


SUNDANCE:  “Appropriate Adult” premieres Saturday, December 10 at 10pm ET/PT

Based on true events, the made for TV film tells the story of British serial killer Fred West and his relationship with his “appropriate adult,” Janet Leach, who was appointed to sit in on his police interviews to safeguard his interests.

DIY NETWORK:  “Holiday Inc.” on Thursday, December 1 at 9pm ET

A one hour special that takes you behind the scenes of the most iconic New York City sights– from Macy’s to the Empire State Building– as they are decked out for the holidays.

(Encores Sunday Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. ET, December 8 at 7 p.m. ET, Friday December 9 at 11 p.m. ET, Saturday Dec. 10 at 8 a.m. ET, Saturday December 17 at 4 p.m. ET)

STARZ December Programming

Starz Hollywood movies and original programs.

  • December                3             Barney’s Version
  • December                10           Jumping the Broom
  • December                17           Soul Surfer

Dec.24-Dec.31 beginning at 8pm; “Best of Starz”

  • December 24:           Toy Story 3                              Salt
  • December 25           The Karate Kid                         Grown Ups
  • December 26           Tangled                                   The Social Network                  Boss
  • December 27           Prince of Persia                        Battle: Los Angeles                  Torchwood: Miracle Day
  • December 28           The Green Hornet                    Burlesque                                                Camelot
  • December 29           Gnomeo and Juliet                   Eat, Pray, Love                        Spartacus: God of the Arena
  • December 30           The Other Guys                       Spartacus: Blood & Sand
  • December 31           Just Go With It                         Tron

Today’s biggest, most popular movies. Tuesdays at 9pm; “Actresses We Love”

  • December 6             How Do You Know
  • December 13           Salt
  • December 20           The Bounty Hunter
  • December 27           You Again

Movies for all types of humor.  Fridays at 8 pm; “Friday Night Headliners”

  • December 7             The Maiden Heist
  • December 14           Blade II
  • December 21           Brooklyn’s Finest
  • December 28           Death at a Funeral


Spartacus: Gods of the Arena repeats, Mondays at 10pm; starting December 5th and 12th

Spartacus: Blood and Sand repeats, Mondays at 11pm; starting December 19th and 26th

Martin Lawrence S5 Marathon Saturday at 9 pm, January 31

Movies with thought-provoking subjects.  Sundays at 10 pm; “World Passport”

  • December 4             Micmacs
  • December 11           Talk to Her
  • December 18           Another Year
  • December 25           Of Gods and Men

Movies that appeal to the young and young at heart.  Tuesdays at 8 pm; Big Ticket Tuesdays

  • December 6             Old Dogs
  • December 13           Tron: Legacy
  • December 20           Toy Story 3
  • December 27           The Santa Clause 2

Saturdays at 8 pm; Reel Family Fun

  • December 3             The Karate Kid
  • December 10           The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • December 17           Tangled
  • December 24           Disney’s A Christmas Carol
  • December 31           Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

24 hour Marathon of Disney’s A Christmas Carol (December 24th at 8 pm – December 25th at 8 pm)



ENCORE celebrates Jerry Lewis Line-Up

  • December 17 (Saturday) 1:50 pm:          The Bellboy
  • December 17 (Saturday) 3:05 pm:          The Errand Boy
  • December 17 (Saturday) 4:40 pm:          The Geisha Boy
  • December 17 (Saturday) 6:20 pm:          The Ladies Man
  • December 17 (Saturday) 8:00 pm:        “Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis” (premiere)
  • December 17 (Saturday) 10:05 pm:        Nutty Professor
  • December 17 (Saturday) 12:00 am:      “Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis” (replay)

Spotlight On: Julia Roberts

  • December 27 (Tuesday) 2:20 pm:          Dying Young
  • December 27 (Tuesday) 4:20 pm:          Sleeping with the Enemy
  • December 27 (Tuesday) 6:00 pm:          Mona Lisa Smile
  • December 27 (Tuesday) 8:00 pm:          My Best Friend’s Wedding
  • December 27 (Tuesday) 9:45 pm:          Conspiracy

All Western all the time.

A Christmas Day Six-Gun Salute: James Garner

  • December 25 (Sunday) 6:10 pm:              Hour of the Gun
  • December 25 (Sunday) 8:00 pm:             A Man Called Sledge
  • December 25 (Sunday) 9:35 pm:             Skin Game
  • December 25 (Sunday) 11:20 pm:            Sunset

A great selection of dramatic movies

Mondays at 8pm; “Signature Performances”

  • December 5                             Courage Under Fire
  • December 12                           Gangs of New York
  • December 19                           The Deer Hunter
  • December 26                           Outbreak

A great selection of romantic movies.

Sundays at 9 pm; Ladies Choice”

  • December 4                             Waiting to Exhale
  • December 11                           Sleeping with the Enemy
  • December 18                           Nine Months
  • December 25                           Sommersby

A great selection of action movies

Saturdays at 10 pm; “Saturday Action Zone”

  • December 3                             Navy Seals
  • December 10                           Predator 2
  • December 17                           Bad Boys
  • December 24                           Dragonheart
  • December 31                           Enemy Mine

Tuesdays at 10pm; “Rubber Monsters”

  • December 6                             Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah
  • December 13                           Godzilla vs. Mothra: The Battle for Earth
  • December 20                           Rebirth of Mothra
  • December 27                           Rebirth of Mothra II

Sundays at 7 pm; “Sunday Family Theatre”

  • December 4                             Oceans
  • December 11                           Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure
  • December 18                           Twins
  • December 25                           Big

Spend your Christmas Eve with these bad seeds

  • December 24 (Saturday) 11:00 am:          Alice in Wonderland
  • December 24 (Saturday) 12:50 pm:          First Kid
  • December 24 (Saturday) 2:35 pm:            The Little Rascals
  • December 24 (Saturday) 4:00 pm:            Problem Chi


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