Press Release: getTV presents an all-star “The Year Was” lineup in September, headlined by cinema icon Humphrey Bogart in two Film Noir favorites from 1949, on September 1 at 7 p.m. ET. The month begins with Bogart as an ex-serviceman who gets mixed-up in a deadly plot to smuggle war criminals into Japan in TOKYO JOE, with Alexander Knox and Florence Marly. And Bogart stars as Andrew Morton, an attorney who takes the case of a young man accused of killing a police officer in the critically acclaimed crime drama KNOCK ON ANY DOOR, with John Derek and George Macready, at 9:15 p.m. ET.
Tune in for a night of 1954 crime capers on September 8 at 7 p.m. ET, as concerned citizens Karl Malden and Eva Marie Saint try to persuade reluctant dockworker Marlon Brando to testify against corrupt union head Lee J. Cobb in the eight-time Oscar-winning classic ON THE WATERFRONT, directed by Elia Kazan. Then, undercover cop Fred MacMurray and moll Kim Novak scheme to double-cross mob boss Philip Carey in PUSHOVER, with E.G. Marshall, at 9:35 p.m. ET. On September 15, popular funnymen the Three Stooges take over in a pair of comedies from 1962, battling alien spies in the intergalactic sci-fi farce THE THREE STOOGES IN ORBIT at 7 p.m. ET, and traveling back in time to go toe-to-toe with the heroes and villains of Ancient Greece in THE THREE STOOGES MEET HERCULES at 9:05 p.m. ET.
getTV puts the spotlight on sports dramas from 1978 on September 22, featuring Lynn-Holly Johnson and Robby Benson in the beloved figure skating romance ICE CASTLES, with Tom Skerritt and Jennifer Warren, at 7 p.m. ET; and horse trainer Walter Matthau helps a little boy turn a young foal into a champion racehorse in CASEY’S SHADOW, with Murray Hamilton and Whit Bissell, at 9:40 p.m. ET. The month comes to a close on September 29 with a double feature from 1969 at 7 p.m. ET, starring Oscar®-winner Gregory Peck as the leader of a group of astronauts who are stranded on a space station in the Oscar-winning thriller MAROONED with Gene Hackman; and Oscar-winning filmmaker Sidney Pollack directs Burt Lancaster and Peter Falk as members of a ragtag Army squadron who complicate things at an ancient castle during the Battle of the Bulge in CASTLE KEEP, with Patrick O’Neal, and Bruce Dern, at 10:15 p.m. ET.