getTV Pays Tribute to Melvyn Douglas. Schedule for April 2015

TV Picks: getTV Pays Tribute to Melvyn Douglas. Schedule for April 2015

April features programming stunts with Humphrey Bogart, Lucille Ball, Bette Davis, and Frank Sinatra as well as some of the best Hollywood Westerns to hit the screen on getTV.

official schedule and details from getTV:

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getTV celebrates the extraordinary legacy of Melvyn Douglas with 12 of the two-time Oscar®-winner’s finest films, every Thursday in April at 7 p.m. ET. Douglas and Claudette Colbert begin an office romance in SHE MARRIED HER BOSS (April 2), and Douglas discovers writer Irene Dunne hiding out in a small town in THEODORA GOES WILD (April 9); Douglas stars with Joan Blondell in THERE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN (April 9), and GOOD GIRLS GO TO PARIS (April 16); Douglas gets caught in a love triangle with Jean Arthur and Fred MacMurray in TOO MANY HUSBANDS, and woos Joan Crawford in THEY ALL KISSED THE BRIDE (April 23); then, Douglas struggles with his son’s impending move cross-country in I NEVER SANG FOR MY FATHER with Gene Hackman, and tries to help Rosalind Russell in THE GUILT OF JANET AMES (April 30), among others.

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The network puts the spotlight on one cinematic legend each Friday night, at 7 p.m. ET. The film lineup features leading man Spencer Tracy in THE LAST HURRAH, MAN’S CASTLE, and THE DEVIL AT 4 O’CLOCK (April 3) with John Carradine, Loretta Young, and Frank Sinatra, respectively; the incomparable Bette Davis in STORM CENTER with Kim Hunter, and WHERE LOVE HAS GONE (April 10) with Susan Hayward; fan-favorite William Holden in MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND with Lucille Ball, MEET THE STEWARTS, and THE DARK PAST (April 17) with Lee J. Cobb; and silver screen starlet Ann Miller in CAROLINA BLUES, JAM SESSION, TIME OUT FOR RHYTHM and THE THRILL OF BRAZIL (April 24).

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getTV rounds up a posse of Hollywood’s greatest gunslingers in the Saturday Westerns block, every weekend at 3 p.m. ET. The rough-n’-tumble roster includes John Wayne in ANGEL AND THE BADMAN, and Roy Rogers in MY PAL TRIGGER (April 4); Joel McCrea and Yvonne DeCarlo in SAN FRANCISCO STORY, Old West icon Randolph Scott in BUCHANAN RIDES ALONE, and Fred MacMurray in GOOD DAY FOR A HANGING (April 11); William Holden in ARIZONA with Jean Arthur, and ALVAREZ KELLY (April 18) with Richard Widmark; and much more. Additionally, Western serial star Tim McCoy is the focal point of getTV’s High Noon double features in April, airing every Saturday at 12 p.m. ET.

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And tune in for six more classic masterpieces in the Silver Screen Favorites block, every Sunday at 7 p.m. ET. Sultry dancer Rita Hayworth asks for John the Baptist’s head in SALOME (April 5), with Charles Laughton and Stewart Granger; Gregory Peck falls for Tuesday Weld in I WALK THE LINE with Estelle Parsons, and dodges Anthony Quinn in BEHOLD A PALE HORSE (April 12); suspicion and doubt plague a would-be romance when Humphrey Bogart is accused of murder in IN A LONELY PLACE (April 19); and Barbra Streisand reminisces with Robert Redford in THE WAY WE WERE, and moves in with George Segal in THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT (April 26).

getTV APRIL PROGRAMMING NIGHTLY HIGHLIGHTS (All Times Eastern)

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Tuesday, April 7 – 1945, Nina Foch

7 p.m. – ESCAPE IN THE FOG (1945)

8:30 p.m. – MY NAME IS JULIA ROSS (1945)

10 p.m. – A SONG TO REMEMBER (1945)

Tuesday, April 14 – 1960, Stanley Donen

7 p.m. & 11:25 p.m. – SURPRISE PACKAGE (1960)

9:15 p.m. & 1:40 a.m. – ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING (1960)

Tuesday, April 21 – 1949, Douglas Sirk

7 p.m. & 10:45 p.m. – SHOCKPROOF (1949)

8:50 p.m. & 12:35 a.m. – SLIGHTLY FRENCH (1949)

Tuesday, April 28 – 1967

7 p.m. & 12 a.m. – DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE (1967)

9:30 p.m. & 2:30 a.m. – THE TIGER AND THE PUSSYCAT (1967)

Melvyn Douglas Thursdays

Thursday, April 2

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7 p.m. – SHE MARRIED HER BOSS (1935)

9:05 p.m. – THEODORA GOES WILD (1936)

11:20 p.m. – I’LL TAKE ROMANCE (1937)

Thursday, April 9

7 p.m. & 10:35 p.m. – THERE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN (1938)

8:50 p.m. & 12:25 a.m. – THERE’S THAT WOMAN AGAIN (1939)

Thursday, April 16

7 p.m. & 10:45 p.m. – GOOD GIRLS GO TO PARIS (1939)

8:55 p.m. & 12:40 a.m. – AND SO THEY WERE MARRIED (1936)

Thursday, April 23

7 p.m. – TOO MANY HUSBANDS (1940)

9 p.m. – OUR WIFE (1941)

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11:15 p.m. – THEY ALL KISSED THE BRIDE (1942)

Thursday, April 30

7 p.m. – I NEVER SANG FOR MY FATHER (1970)

9:15 p.m. – THE GUILT OF JANET AMES (1947)

11:15 p.m. – THEODORA GOES WILD (1936)

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Friday, April 3 – Spencer Tracy

7 p.m. – THE LAST HURRAH (1958)

9:50 p.m. – MAN’S CASTLE (1933)

11:30 p.m. – THE DEVIL AT 4 O’CLOCK (1961)

Friday, April 10 – Bette Davis

7 p.m. & 11:40 p.m. – STORM CENTER (1956)

9 p.m. & 1:40 a.m. – WHERE LOVE HAS GONE (1964)

Friday, April 17 – William Holden

7 p.m. – MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND (1949)

9 p.m. – MEET THE STEWARTS (1942)

10:45 p.m. – THE DARK PAST (1948)

Friday, April 24 – Ann Miller

7 p.m. – CAROLINA BLUES (1944)

9 p.m. – JAM SESSION (1944)

10:50 p.m. – TIME OUT FOR RHYTHM (1941)

12:40 a.m. – THE THRILL OF BRAZIL (1946)

High Noon – Tim McCoy

Saturday, April 4 – Tim McCoy

12 p.m. – SHOTGUN PASS (1931)

1:15 p.m. – DARING DANGER (1932)

Saturday, April 11 – Tim McCoy

12 p.m. – FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE (1932)

1:20 p.m. – END OF THE TRAIL (1932)

Saturday, April 18 – Tim McCoy

12 p.m. – THE PRESCOTT KID (1934)

1:15 p.m. – SQUARE SHOOTER (1935)

Saturday, April 25 – Tim McCoy

12 p.m. – THE REVENGE RIDER (1935)

1:20 p.m. – RIDING WILD (1935)

Saturday Westerns

Saturday, April 4

2:40 p.m. – CRIPPLE CREEK (1952)

4:35 p.m. – THE MAN FROM LARAMIE (1955)

7 p.m. – MACKENNA’S GOLD (1969)

10 p.m. – ANGEL AND THE BADMAN (1947)

12:20 a.m. – MY PAL TRIGGER (1946)

2:10 a.m. – THE PRESCOTT KID (1934)

Saturday, April 11

2:40 p.m. & 12:25 a.m. – SAN FRANCISCO STORY (1952)

4:30 p.m. – THE BOUNTY KILLER (1965)

6:45 p.m. – BUCHANAN RIDES ALONE (1958)

8:35 p.m. – GOOD DAY FOR A HANGING (1958)

10:35 p.m. – CRIPPLE CREEK (1952)

2:15 a.m. – THE REVENGE RIDER (1935)

3:35 a.m. – RIDING WILD (1935)

Saturday, April 18

2:40 p.m. – SHOTGUN PASS (1931)

4 p.m. & 1:35 a.m. – MACKENNA’S GOLD (1969)

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7 p.m. – ARIZONA (1940)

9:50 p.m. – ALVAREZ KELLY (1966)

12:20 a.m. – THE BOUNTY KILLER (1965)

2:30 a.m. – DARING DANGER (1932)

Saturday, April 25

2:40 p.m. – ARIZONA (1940)

5:30 p.m. – ALVAREZ KELLY (1966)

8 p.m. – THE MAN FROM LARAMIE (1955)

10:20 p.m. – BUCHANAN RIDES ALONE (1958)

12:10 a.m. – GOOD DAY FOR A HANGING (1958)

2:15 a.m. – FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE (1932)

3:40 a.m. – END OF THE TRAIL (1932)

Silver Screen Favorites

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Sunday, April 5

7 p.m. & 9:20 p.m. – SALOME (1953)

Sunday, April 12

7 p.m. & 12:05 a.m. – I WALK THE LINE (1970)

9:15 p.m. & 2:20 a.m. – BEHOLD A PALE HORSE (1964)

Sunday, April 19

7 p.m. & 9:15 p.m. – IN A LONELY PLACE (1950)

Sunday, April 26

7 p.m. & 12 a.m. – THE WAY WE WERE (1973)

9:45 p.m. & 2:45 a.m. – THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT (1970)

For a complete schedule of films and times, visit www.get.tv/schedule. In addition to airing these films on the dates noted above, some of the movies mentioned are scheduled for further broadcasts throughout the month. (See listings for further details.)

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