This week TCM gets a visit from David Letterman as Alec Baldwin takes the reins of "The Essentials" and Dennis Miller shines a spotlight on Creature Features. There is also a 100th Birthday Tribute to Danielle Darrieux, Clark Gable is the Star of the Month, and Noir Alley continues.
100th Birthday Tribute: Danielle Darrieux - The Rage of Paris (1938) - Monday, May 1 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
A penniless woman sets out to snare a rich husband.
Star of the Month: Clark Gable - It Happened One Night (1934) Tuesday, May 2 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
A newspaperman tracks a runaway heiress on a madcap cross-country tour.
Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone (1964) Wednesday, May 3 at 11:30 p.m. (ET)
A lawyer and a widow encounter murder on a train ride.
TCM Spotlight: Creature Features Hosted by Dennis Miller - Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) Thursday, May 4 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
Scientists track a prehistoric monster in the South American jungle while it tracks them.
The Sugarland Express (1974) Friday, May 5 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
An ex-convict springs her husband from prison to keep their child from being adopted.
The Essentials Hosted by Alec Baldwin with Special Guest David Letterman: The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) Saturday, May 6 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
Noir Alley Programming - Shield for Murder (1954) Sunday, May 7 at 10:00 a.m. (ET)
A crooked detective masterminds a robbery then fights to keep his money.