getTV Programming Highlights for December 2014

Spend the rest of the year with Sinatra, Bogart, and others.
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Press release: Get into the holiday spirit with getTV this December, as the network delivers a loaded lineup of marathons, stunts, and festive favorites, headlined by the rarely-seen Christmas special HAPPY HOLIDAYS WITH BING AND FRANK. The special will air throughout December with special broadcasts for Frank Sinatra’s birthday on Friday, December 12, at 7 p.m. ET, and Christmas Eve at 11:30 p.m. ET. This Golden Age gem is the perfect start to the holidays, as two of Hollywood’s top showmen deliver unforgettable duets of yuletide standards such as “Jingle Bells,” “The Christmas Song,” and “White Christmas.”

Also in December, getTV presents a Humphrey Bogart marathon, as part of its month-long tribute to the Oscar-winning actor, on Christmas Day at 6:30 a.m. ET. The career-spanning retrospective highlights eight of his most iconic films with a roster featuring Bogart as an expert arms dealer in SIROCCO, with Lee J. Cobb; Film Noir standouts DEAD RECKONING, with Lizabeth Scott, and THE HARDER THEY FALL; the 1932 romance LOVE AFFAIR; and the classic high seas drama THE CAINE MUTINY, among others.

getTV celebrates Ol’ Blue Eyes on what would have been his 99th birthday, with a special block dedicated to Frank Sinatra on Friday, December 12. The night begins at 7 p.m. ET, with the swingin’ Christmas gem HAPPY HOLIDAYS WITH BING AND FRANK; then, Sinatra shines as a smooth-talking player in PAL JOEY, with Kim Novak and Rita Hayworth; helps Spencer Tracy rescue a children’s leper colony in THE DEVIL AT 4 O’CLOCK; and plots to kill the president in SUDDENLY.

Then, make a resolution to join getTV for “A Very Musical New Year’s Eve,” a super-sized 14-film songfest guaranteed to start your New Year off right, kicking off at 6:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, December 31. The countdown to 2015 includes such tuneful hits as CASTLE IN THE AIR, starring legendary crooners Frankie Laine and Billy Daniels; Mickey Rooney in ALL ASHORE; dance legend Fred Astaire in SECOND CHORUSLADIES OF THE CHORUS, starring Marilyn Monroe; Rita Hayworth and Gene Kelly in COVER GIRL; Betty Grable in THREE FOR THE SHOW; funnyman Danny Kaye as THE INSPECTOR GENERAL; and many more.

getTV DECEMBER PROGRAMMING NIGHTLY HIGHLIGHTS  (All Times Eastern)

HAPPY HOLIDAYS WITH BING AND FRANK Special

Friday, December 12 - Frank Sinatra’s 99th Birthday

7 p.m. & 10 p.m.

Sunday, December 21

1 p.m.

Monday, December 22

8 p.m.

Wednesday, December 24 - Christmas Eve

11:30 p.m.

Groovy Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 9 - Romantic Complications

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

9:30 p.m. & 2:25 a.m. - CRY FOR HAPPY (1961)

Tuesday, December 23 - Teen Fun

7 p.m. & 11:15 p.m. - RIDE THE WILD SURF (1964)

9:20 p.m. & 1:35 a.m. - JUST FOR FUN (1963)

Thursdays - Humphrey Bogart

Thursday, December 11

7 p.m. & 11:15 p.m. - DEAD RECKONING (1947)

9:15 p.m. & 1:30 a.m. - TOKYO JOE (1949)

Thursday, December 18

7 p.m. & 11:25 p.m. - BEAT THE DEVIL (1954)

9 p.m. & 1:25 a.m. - THE HARDER THEY FALL (1956)

Thursday, December 25

7 p.m. & 12:05 a.m. - KNOCK ON ANY DOOR (1949)

9:15 p.m. & 2:20 a.m. - THE CAINE MUTINY (1954)

Friday Icons

Friday, December 12 - Sinatra’s 99th Birthday

7 p.m. & 10 p.m. - HAPPY HOLIDAYS WITH BING AND FRANK (1957)

7:30 p.m. - PAL JOEY (1957)

10:35 p.m. - THE DEVIL AT 4 O’CLOCK (1961)

1:25 a.m. - SUDDENLY (1954)

Friday, December 26 - Irene Dunne

7 p.m. - THEODORA GOES WILD (1936)

9:15 p.m. - TOGETHER AGAIN (1944)

11:30 p.m. - OVER 21 (1945)

1:50 a.m. - LOVE AFFAIR (1939)

High Noon - Charles Starrett

Saturday, December 20 - Charles Starrett

12 p.m. & 9:45 p.m. - LARAMIE (1949)

1:15 p.m. & 11 p.m. - SOUTH OF DEATH VALLEY (1949)

Saturday, December 27 - The Durango Kid

12 p.m. & 10:10 p.m. - STREETS OF GHOST TOWN (1950)

1:15 p.m. & 11:25 p.m. - BONANZA TOWN (1951)

Saturday Westerns

Saturday, December 13

6:15 p.m. & 4:05 a.m. - WYOMING RENEGADES (1954)

8 p.m. & 5:45 a.m. - THE TEXICAN (1966)

Saturday, December 20

2:30 p.m. & 12:15 a.m. - THE STRANGER FROM TEXAS (1939)

3:45 p.m. & 1:35 a.m. - LAW OF THE CANYON (1947)

5 p.m. & 2:50 a.m. - PHANTOM VALLEY (1948)

6:15 p.m. & 4:05 a.m. - THREE HOURS TO KILL (1954)

8 p.m. & 5:50 a.m. - WYOMING RENEGADES (1954)

Saturday, December 27

2:30 p.m. & 12:40 a.m. - SANTA FE (1951)

4:30 p.m. & 2:40 a.m. - RIDE LONESOME (1959)

6:15 p.m. & 4:20 a.m. - WYOMING RENEGADES (1954)

8 p.m. - CAT BALLOU (1965)

Sunday Silver Screen Favorites

Sunday, December 21

7 p.m. & 9:35 p.m. - PICNIC (1956)

Sunday, December 28

7 p.m. & 10:35 p.m. - ANATOMY OF A MURDER (1959)

Humphrey Bogart Christmas Marathon

Thursday, December 25

6:30 a.m. - SIROCCO (1951)

8:45 a.m. - DEAD RECKONING (1947)

11 a.m. - TOKYO JOE (1949)

1 p.m. - LOVE AFFAIR (1932)

2:35 p.m. - BEAT THE DEVIL (1954)

4:35 p.m. - THE HARDER THEY FALL (1956)

7 p.m. & 12:05 a.m. - KNOCK ON ANY DOOR (1949)

9:15 p.m. & 2:20 a.m. - THE CAINE MUTINY (1954)

A Very Musical New Year’s Eve

Wednesday, December 31

6:30 a.m. - CALYPSO HEAT WAVE (1957)

8:25 a.m. - JUST FOR FUN (1963)

10:20 a.m. - REVEILLE WITH BEVERLY (1943)

12:05 p.m. - CASTLE IN THE AIR (1952)

1:50 p.m. - ALL ASHORE (1953)

3:40 p.m. - SECOND CHORUS (1940)

5:35 p.m. - LADIES OF THE CHORUS (1949)

7 p.m. - PAL JOEY (1957)

9:35 p.m. - COVER GIRL (1944)

12 a.m. - THREE FOR THE SHOW (1955)

2 a.m. - YOU CAN’T RUN AWAY FROM IT (1956)

4:10 a.m. - CRUISIN’ DOWN THE RIVER (1953)

6 a.m. - INSPECTOR GENERAL (1949)

8:20 a.m. - MADE FOR EACH OTHER (1939)

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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