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USA Two Towers Programming

December 4, 2002 at 2:41 pm by Strider  - 

This post from Xenu’s Sister from usenet group rec.arts.books.tolkien may be very useful for people in the USA – it’s a near comprehensive listing of all tolkien/lotr-related TV shows for the next two weeks. It may not be complete, but there’s a lot of stuff here …

The shows aren’t in any specific order.

ALL MY TIMES ARE CENTRAL STANDARD.

CHECK LOCAL LISTINGS.

SYNDICATED means that the program airs at different times on local
stations. Check your local listings.

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NEW

Syndicated – Charlie Rose
The Two Towers
Tuesday December 3 11:00pm (Channel 11 Chicago)
Wednesday December 4 12:00am (Channel 20 Chicago)

“Movie ‘Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers’; director Peter Jackson; Elijah
Wood; Viggo Mortensen.”

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Syndicated – Entertainment Tonight
The Two Towers
December 4 12:37am

Tivo blurb just says “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers cast”.

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Syndicated – Entertainment Tonight
The Two Towers
December 6 6:30pm
December 10 12:37am

Tivo blurb just says “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”

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Syndicated – Access Hollywood
The Two Towers
Friday December 6 6:30pm

“Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers premiere”

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WB – The Lord of the Rings: Return to Middle-Earth
The Two Towers
December 4 – 8:00pm

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NBC – Today
Peter Jackson
December 4 – 7:00am

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NBC – Today
Elijah Wood
December 12 – 7:00am

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Ch 9 – The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Return to Middle Earth
The Two Towers
December 4 7:00pm

I don’t know if this is local to Chicago, or national, or what. My Tivo
picked it up. The blurb says “Michael Rosenbaum previews the feature film
and chronicles the life-altering adventures shared by its stars in New
Zealand during the three-film shoot.”

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BBCAmerica – French & Saunders
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
December 5 7:00pm
December 6 2:00am

The blurb says “The duo spoofs the movie blockbuster.”

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Bravo – From Page to Screen
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
December 9 – 7:00pm
December 9 – 10:00pm
December 10 – 3:00pm
December 13 – 11:00m
December 15 – 11:00am

New show about adapting published works for the screen.

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Bravo – Bravo Profiles
Cate Blanchett
December 8 – 6:00pm
December 9 – 12:00am
December 14 – 12:00am

A repeat, but was filmed after the LOTR: FOTR shoot.

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Bravo – James Lipton’s Inside the Actors Studio
Ian McKellen
December 8 – 7:00pm
December 8 – 11:00pm
December 15 – 10:00am

It’s listed as a premiere, so it’s new.

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MTV – Movie House
The Two Towers
December 9 – 8:00pm
December 10 – 2:00pm
December 11 – 10:00pm
December 12 – 5:00pm
December 13 – 3:30pm

“Making the second of the Tolkien trilogy.”

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MTV – Making the Video Game: Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
December 9 – 8:30pm
December 10 – 1:30pm
December 11 – 10:30pm
December 12 – 5:30pm
December 13 – 4:00pm

“The creation of a video game based on the movie.”

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Starz – On the Set
The Two Towers
December 11 – 10:45pm
December 12 – 1:45am
December 13 – 10:40pm
December 14 – 6:40am
December 14 – 2:40pm
December 14 – 5:00pm
December 14 – 8:00pm
December 14 – 10:40pm
December 15 – 1:15am
December 15 – 4:15am
December 15 – 6:40am
December 15 – 12:05pm
December 15 – 2:40pm
December 15 – 3:05pm

Amazing that there are so many of these so close together. Starz! is weird.

Starz! is also showing the movie LOTR: FOTR this month. They’ve been having
beautiful preview sequences between movies.

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NEW

? – Regis & Kelly
Elijah Wood
December 13th – ? (Check local listings)

This isn’t in my Tivo yet, I just heard about it.

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