If you receive Encore Channel no your cable box, you might be interested to see what this channel has in store for viewers for the month of September. Traditionally Encore shows older movies that sometimes don't spark one's interest. At least every time I check out my cable guide, but this list below has some interesting movies... including the Labor Day superhero movie marathon & Arnold Schwarzenegger spotlight day.
via press release
via press release
We are pleased to share with you the September 2012 programming round up for all ENCORE channels. September highlights include the U.S. television premiere of "The Crimson Petal and the White," starring Romola Garai and Chris O'Dowd, along with Gillian Anderson. "The Crimson Petal and the White" miniseries kicks off ENCORE's "The Big Miniseries Showcase," a weekly programming destination of classic and fan favorite miniseries, which will also feature the Golden Globe® winner "Shogun" and the EMMY® nominated "The Pillars of the Earth" this month.
Relive some of the most memorable superhuman battles of our time during the Labor Day "Superheroes" Marathon, which includes all four Superman films starring Christopher Reeve; Flash Gordon; Hulk; The Green Hornet; Batman Returns; and more.
September 2012 Programming Round Up(All Times are ET/PT and Subject to Change)ENCORE: Your favorite movies from the 80's, 90's and todaySUPERHEROES Labor Day Marathon – Monday, Sept. 3 from 12am to 12amSee all four original (Christopher Reeve) Superman films, along with a legion of fellow superheroes!12:00 am – Flash Gordon2:00 am – The Shadow3:50 am – Spawn5:35 am – Darkman7:20 am – Hulk9:45 am – The Green Hornet11:45 am – Superman2:10 pm – Superman II4:20 pm – Superman III6:30 pm – Superman IV: The Quest for Peace8:00 pm – The Green Hornet10:00pm – Batman ReturnsENCORE's The Big Miniseries Showcase – Monday Nights at 8pm (followed by a Sunday marathon)."The Big Miniseries Showcase" is a premier programming destination of classic and fan favorite miniseries.THE CRIMSON PETAL AND THE WHITEMonday, Sept. 10 & Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 8pm (followed by marathon on: Sunday, Sept. 16 at 8pm)Encore's The Big Miniseries Showcase event kicks off with the U.S. television premiere of "The Crimson Petal and the White" is set in the dark underbelly of Victorian-era London. The story is a tale of seduction, power and class conflict, centered around the vibrant prostitute Sugar. Sugar is intelligent, sexually adept and determined to escape the brothel run by the contemptible Mrs. Castaway.SHOGUNMonday, Sept. 17 – Saturday, Sept. 22 at 8pm (followed by marathon on Sunday, Sept. 23rd at 10am)Winner of three Golden Globe® Awards, "Shogun" is chronicles John Blackthorne, an English ship pilot, whose Vessel wrecked upon the Japanese coast in the early 17th century, is forced to deal with the two most powerful men in Japan. He is thrown in the midst of a war between Toranaga and Ishido, who struggle for the title of 'Shogun' which will give ultimate power to the one who possesses it.THE PILLARS OF THE EARTHMonday, Sept. 24 – Thursday, Sept. 27 at 8pm (followed by marathon on Sunday, Sept. 30th at 12pm)The EMMY® nominated miniseries "The Pillars of the Earth" which originally debuted on STARZ, is asweeping epic tale of good and evil, treachery and intrigue, violence and beauty. This sensuous, spiritedand passionate story is set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles during the greatAnarchy of 12th century England.ENCORE SPOTLIGHT: ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER – Saturday, Sept. 29, 12:50pm – 12:30am12:50pm – Jingle All The Way2:20 pm – Junior4:15 pm – Kindergarten Cop6:10 pm – Twins8:00 pm – True Lies10:25pm – Conan the BarbarianOriginal Series: Movie Talk with Peter Bart – Sunday MorningsHosted by Hollywood's leading insider Peter Bart, "Movie Talk with Peter Bart" on ENCORE offers a unique, in-depth look into the extensive careers of Hollywood's most recognizable actors and filmmakers, who have forever influenced the way we see and experience film.Sept 2 9:05am Don CheadleSept 9 9:50am John CusakSept 16 9:00am Roger CormanSept 23 9:30am Godfather SpecialSept 30 9:30am Cannes Film FestivalENCORE WESTERNS: All Western all the timeSIX-GUN SALUTE: JOEL MCCREA – Sunday, September 23, from 5:05pm – 11:05pm5:05pm – The Outriders6:40pm – Saddle Tramp8:00pm – Gunsight Ridge9:30pm – Ride the High Country11:05pm – The VirginianAD HOC: BIOGRAPHY MONTH – Fri. Sept. 7 – Sun. Sept. 9, and Sat. Sept. 29 from 12:50pm –12:30am
Drama presents three iconic biographical films over three nights.Sept 7 6:00pm The BabeSept 7 8:00pm EvitaSept 7 10:20pm Memphis BelleSept 8 6:10pm La BambaSept 8 8:00pm Soul SurferSept 8 9:50pm The People vs. Larry FlyntSept 9 5:50pm PollockSept 9 8:00pm The Social NetworkSept 9 10:05pm Raging BullENCORE FAMILYSUNDAY FAMILY THEATER: "Goes to the Dogs" – Sunday nights at 7pmSept 2 BaltoSept 9 Beethoven's 2ndSept 16 First DogSept 23 Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow DogSept 30 A Dog of FlandersINDIEPLEXINDIE ICONS: THE DIRECTORS – Every Tuesday at 9pmSept 4 Bad Lieutenant Port of Call (Werner Herzog)Sept 11 The Shipping News (Lasse Hallström)Sept 18 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (George Clooney)Sept 25 Jimmy Carter Man from the Plains (Jonathan Demme)RETROPLEXRETROPLEX ESSENTIALS: EPIC ADVENTURES – Thursdays at 8pmSept 6 ExcaliburSept 13 SpartacusSept 20 How the West Was WonSept 27 Tobruk