JERICHO, NEW YORK, June 14, 2004 -This Father’s Day AMC celebrates Dads everywhere with an on-air movie festival, “Made For Men Weekend,” on Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20. The films range from westerns to war-themed to sci-fi and action and feature some of Hollywood’s biggest stars like John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Kurt Russell and James Stewart.
The festival begins at 6 am on Saturday, June 19 with DAKOTA and continues throughout the day with airings of manly men movies, including: WINCHESTER ’73, EL DORADO, ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST and WARLOCK.
On Sunday, June 20, AMC features more movies for Dad, including: ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK and SAHARA.
A complete schedule follows.
Saturday, June 19
|7:30 am||PAINT YOUR WAGON|
|1:15 pm||THE BRAVADOS|
|3:15 pm||WINCHESTER ’73|
|5:15 pm||EL DORADO|
|8 pm||ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST|
|11:30 pm||EL DORADO|
|4:45 am||JESSE JAMES VS. THE DALTONS|
Sunday, June 20
|6:15 am||EL DORADO|
|9 am||THE BRAVADOS|
|2 pm||ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST|
|5:35 pm||ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ|
|8 pm||ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK|
|10 pm||ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ|
|12:25 am||ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK|
|2:25 am||ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ|
AMC, a division of Rainbow Media’s Entertainment Services, which also includes WE: Women’s Entertainment and IFC Companies, is a 24-hour, movie-based network, dedicated to the American movie fan. The network, which reaches over 86,000,000 homes, offers a comprehensive library of popular movies and a critically-acclaimed slate of original programming that is a diverse, movie-based mix of original series, documentaries and specials. Over the past three years AMC has garnered many of the industry’s highest honors, including eight Emmy awards. AMC is “TV for movie people.”
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