Cable Marks 9/11 Anniversary
A&EA&E will interrupt its regular programming at 8:46 a.m. and fade to black.During the following hour and 43 minutes, A&E Network, History Channel, The Biography Channel and History International will run a scroll of the names of all the victims at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Flight 93, which crashed in Pennsylvania. The scroll of names will run uninterrupted and commercial-free.Rudy Giuliani: America's Mayor 8 a.m.Minute By Minute: The Attack On The Pentagon 8 p.m. Investigative Reports: Anatomy Of September 11th 9 p.m.Animal Planet and Discovery KidsAnimal Planet and Discovery Kids will offer viewers family-friendly alternatives to Sept. 11 coverage.BBC AmericaBBC World News will run live coverage and analysis of events around the globe uninterrupted, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.Biography ChannelBiography Channel will run four episodes from its Leaders & Legends profiles:George W. Bush: The Son Also Rises 8 p.m.Rudy Giuliani: America's Mayor 9 p.m.Dick Cheney: The Quiet Authority 10 p.m.Tony Blair: America's First Friend 11 p.m.Bravo3 Weeks After Paradise 10 p.m. A film written, directed and performed by New York playwright Israel Horovitz.Cartoon NetworkCartoon Network will run cartoon entertainment as an alternative to Sept. 11 coverage. CinemaxVisions From Ground Zero 8:00 a.m. A collection of five short films from independent documentary filmmakers.Cable News NetworkCNN will feature live reports from the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa.America Remembers 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Court TVCourt TV will begin its coverage at 8:30 a.m. with a tribute at the World Trade Center.The Elite: Rookies, 7 p.m., examines the impact of Sept. 11 on a group of police trainees.C-SPANC-SPAN will cover significant memorial events at the Pentagon, the World Trade Center and in Pennsylvania, as well as run international feeds and news to show how the rest of the world will mark the anniversary. DiscoveryPortraits of Grief 8 p.m. honors the victims of the attacks.Discovery Channel, along with sister networks The Learning Channel, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, Discovery Health Channel, the Discovery Digital Networks and BBC America will be commercial-free on Sept. 11.Discovery CivilizationDiscovery Civilization Channel will premiere 30 original, 1-minute shorts, featuring pictures from The New York Times and narrated by photographers and reporters who were eyewitnesses to the events in lower Manhattan, at the Pentagon, in Pennsylvania and around the world. Discovery HealthAftermath: The Road to Resilience 8 p.m.ESPNESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS and ESPN Classic will all observe a moment of silence on Sept. 11 at 8:46 a.m. A live 30-minute edition of SportsCenter will begin at 8:30 a.m. to provide context and updates.ESPN and ESPN2 will televise a full schedule of four Major League Baseball games. SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight will cover Sept. 11 tributes and remembrances. ESPN ClassicThe Bravest Team: The Rebuilding of the FDNY Football Club 7 p.m. SportsCenter Flashback 8 p.m. A compilation of SportsCenter pieces that initially aired during and immediately after Sept. 11.The First November 10 p.m., a documentary chronicling the 2001 World Series.FamilyNetFamilyNet Television will pre-empt all commercials between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. and 6 and 7 p.m.At Home — Live! 11 p.m. will feature a live satellite feed from the roof of Gateway Plaza, located one block from World Trade Center site. A Reason To Remember 8 p.m.A Spiritual Retrospective on 9/11 9 p.m.A Vision of Hope 9:30 p.m.Fox News Channel9/11 — The Day America Changed 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Coverage of the one-year anniversary of Sept. 11, live for 18 hours without commercial interruption. Features reports from the former site of the World Trade Center, the White House, the Pentagon, Shanksville, Pa., and Afghanistan. FXFX will run a lineup of light-hearted comedy movies from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. as alternative programming. Films include: The Full Monty, Volunteers, National Lampoon's Vacation and Grumpier Old Men.Hallmark ChannelHallmark will run a list of the victim's names from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Home Box OfficeIn Memoriam: New York City, 9/11/01 8:00 p.m. History ChannelHistory Channel will present the following shows as the culmination of its weeklong examination of the terror attacks The 9-11 Year, hosted by Arthur Kent.Inside Islam 12 p.m.The Pentagon 4 p.m.War On Terror — A Year In Review 5 p.m.Relics From the Rubble 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.The Day the Towers Fell 8 p.m.The World Trade Center: Rise and Fall of an American Icon 9 p.m. Home & Garden TelevisionHGTV will present eight Americana-themed vignettes, titled America Remembers. They'll run throughout the day, beginning Monday, Sept. 9. HGTV and sister networks Do It Yourself,Food Network and Fine Living will go dark for two hours on the morning of Sept. 11.Lifetime TelevisionLifetime will air a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m., the time of the first attack.Stories of Hope, Healing and Courage: Remembering 9/11 11:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m., 11 p.m.MSNBCMSNBC will provide live coverage of the anniversary ceremonies in New York, Washington and Shankesville, Pa., as well as across the country and around the world, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lester Holt and Jerry Nachman will be MSNBC's key anchors for the daytime coverage.Ashleigh Banfield: On Location Across America will conclude its five-week tour of America live from the World Trade Center site.MTV: Music TelevisionMTV will run a block of inspirational music videos beginning at 11 p.m. on Sept. 10.Muchmusic USAMuchmusic will be commercial-free for 24 hours. At 8:50 a.m., the music network will also premiere "Exhibit 13," a musical tribute to the victims and heroes of Sept. 11 created by Blue Man Group. The video will repeat every hour for the rest of the day.National Geographic Channel9.11.02 — A Year in Focus 7 p.m.Inside the Pentagon 8 p.m.OxygenWomen of Rockaway, 7 p.m., examines the impact of the Sept. 11 attacks on the Queens, N.Y., community that was home to 35 of the fallen firefighters. Followed by A Smile Gone, But Where?, an eight-minute short film based on a column by Jimmy Breslin.Pax TVIt's a Miracle and Doc will air special episodes commemorating the heroes and victims of the attacks.ShowtimeAt 8 p.m. on Sept. 9, Showtime will present Reflections From Ground Zero, a collection of short films by students at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, hosted by Spike Lee.Sundance Channel9 Views: 9/11 8 p.m. Nine short films about the terror attacks on New York.TBS SuperstationTBS will run The Wedding Singer and Look Who's Talking Now as alternative programming.The Learning Channel110 Stories 8 p.m.Travel ChannelWorld Trade Center: Triumph and Tragedy 10 p.m.TrioThe Moth: 9/11 Stories at 9 p.m. and The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family' will make up a two-hour commercial-free block.Turner Classic MoviesTCM will pay tribute to New York with a lineup of movies beginning at 6 a.m., including: The Crowd, Angels With Dirty Faces, 42nd Street, On the Town, King Kong, Sweet Smell of Success, Manhattan and New York, New York.The Weather ChannelTWC will mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with special news packages featuring comments from weathercasters and meteorologists.
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