Friday, April 4, 2008
SPIKE TV ENTERS A NEW GALAXY WITH THE COMPLETE STAR WARS™ SAGA
The Force is with Spike TV this April as the complete Star Wars Saga comes to basic cable. Airing Friday, April 4 through Sunday, April 6, and Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13, the two-weekend event includes the broadcast premiere of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith and the basic cable premieres of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace and Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones. Spike TV’s Star Wars presentation marks the first time that all six movies will be presented together on a basic cable network.
Spike TV’s presentation of the Star Wars Saga will feature digitally re-mastered versions of the films, shown uncut and presented in HD where available. Throughout each weekend, Spike TV viewers will be treated to special Star Wars features provided by Lucasfilm Ltd., including a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. Spike TV will also premiere an exclusive clip of LucasArts’ highly anticipated new videogame, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, which is scheduled for release this summer.
Spike TV’s Star Wars schedule is as follows:
Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace (1999, PG*)
Premieres Friday, April 4 (8:00 – 11:00 PM , ET/PT; Encore Saturday, April 5 (5:00 – 8:00 PM , ET/PT) & Sunday, April 20 (8:00 – 11:00 PM , ET/PT & 11:00 PM – 2:00 AM , ET/PT).