Tune in alert as the teens of yesteryear are on the rampage this summer, making it the perfect time to celebrate some of Hollywood's most popular teen idols.
Each Thursday in June, TCM will feature an entire night of teen idol movies, with Elvis Presley, Pat Boone, James Dean and Tab Hunter on June 7; Sal Mineo, Troy Donahue, Tommy Sands and Bobby Rydell on June 14; Fabian, Frankie Avalon, Bobby Darin and Ricky Nelson on June 21; and Tommy Steele, Peter Noone and Paul Anka on June 28. Also on that last day, TCM will present Head (1968), starring Davey Jones and The Monkees.
Thursday, June 7
8 p.m. – Jailhouse Rock (1957) – starring Elvis Presley
10 p.m. – All Hands on Deck (1961), starring Pat Boone
Midnight – Rebel Without a Cause (1955), starring James Dean
2 a.m. – The Girl He Left Behind (1958), starring Tab Hunter
Thursday, June 14
8 p.m. – The Young Don't Cry (1957), starring Sal Mineo
9:45 p.m. – A Summer Place (1959), starring Troy Donahue
12:15 a.m. – Love in a Goldfish Bowl (1961), starring Fabian and Tommy Sands
2 a.m. – Bye Bye Birdie (1963), starring Bobby Rydell
Thursday, June 21
8 p.m. – Ride the Wild Surf (1964), starring Fabian
10 p.m. – Beach Blanket Bingo (1965), starring Frankie Avalon
Midnight – That Funny Feeling (1965), starring Bobby Darin
2 a.m. – The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1961), starring Ricky Nelson
Thursday, June 28
8 p.m. – Finian's Rainbow (1968), starring Tommy Steele
10:30 p.m. – Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter (1968), starring Peter Noone
12:30 a.m. – Head (1968), starring Davy Jones and The Monkees
2:15 a.m. – Look in Any Window (1961), starring Paul Anka
TCM's original promo for June, 2012 programming, featuring Teen Idols on Thursday nights and The Immigrant Experience on Wednesday nights.