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getTV Celebrates The Legendary Mickey Rooney All Month Long, Airing Eight Of His Classic Films Every Thursday At 7 P.M. ET, Kicking Off With A Special Marathon On Monday, September 1 AT 1 P.M. ET

Other Highlights Include a Peter Sellers Two-Pack, a Tim McCoy Westerns Block, Silver Screen Favorites Starring James Caan, Lynn Redgrave, and Robert Montgomery, and More

CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  getTV pays tribute to film legend Mickey Rooney with a special block every Thursday in September, at 7 p.m. ET. The retrospective highlights Rooney's impressive range in a lineup featuring musicals SOUND OFF and ALL ASHORE (September 4); crime tales HE'S A COCKEYED WONDER and DRIVE A CROOKED ROAD (September 11); military comedies EVERYTHING'S DUCKY, with Buddy Hackett, and OPERATION MAD BALL, with Jack Lemmon (September 18); and BLIND DATE and THE COMIC, with Dick Van Dyke (September 25). The month kicks off with an eight-film marathon, on Monday, September 1, at 1 p.m. ET.

getTV is a free-to-air broadcast television digital network dedicated to showcasing Hollywood's legendary movies through 1960.

Spend an evening with one of cinema's most popular comedians, Peter Sellers, in two of his finest films on Friday, September 12, at 7 p.m. ET. The night of laughs begins with Sellers as a downtrodden librarian tempted by a beautiful designer in ONLY TWO CAN PLAY; then, the tiny land of Grand Fenwick declares war on the U.S. in the celebrated satire THE MOUSE THAT ROARED, starring Sellers as Grand Duchess Gloriana, Prime Minister Rupert Mountjoy, and General Tully Bascombe, respectively.

getTV presents five films starring Hollywood's best and brightest in the Silver Screen Favorites block, Sundays at 7 p.m. ET. James Caan and Billy Dee Williams star in the acclaimed gridiron drama BRIAN'S SONG (September 7); Lynn Redgrave finds her way through swinging '60s London in the Oscar®-nominated GEORGY GIRL (September 14); the Adamson family cares for a lioness and her cubs in the two-time Oscar®-winner BORN FREE and LIVING FREE (September 21); and a boxer taken before his time comes back as a businessman in the Oscar®-winning fantasy HERE COMES MR. JORDAN (September 28), starring Robert Montgomery.

Then, head back to the Golden Age of the Old West, as getTV puts the spotlight on Western icon Tim McCoy, every Saturday in September at High Noon. The epic eight-film lineup features some of the gunslinger's most classic adventures, including SHOTGUN PASS (September 6); TEXAS CYCLONE (September 13); FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE (September 20); THE PRESCOTT KID (September 27), and many more.


Mickey Rooney Marathon

Monday, September 1
1 p.m.BLIND DATE (1934)
2:35 p.m.SOUND OFF (1952)
4:25 p.m.ALL ASHORE (1953)
6:15 p.m.EVERYTHING'S DUCKY (1961)
8:05 p.m.OPERATION MAD BALL (1957)
10:25 p.m.DRIVE A CROOKED ROAD (1954)
12:20 a.m.HE'S A COCKEYED WONDER (1950)
2:05 a.m.THE COMIC (1969)

Groovy Tuesdays

Tuesday, September 2 – 60s Sci-Fi
7 p.m. & 11:15 p.m.THE UNDERWATER CITY (1962)
8:45 p.m. & 1:05 a.m.KISS THE GIRLS AND MAKE THEM DIE (1967)

Tuesday, September 9 – Neurotic Romance
7 p.m. & 11:20 p.m.LUV (1967)
9:10 p.m. & 1:30 a.m.THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT (1970)

Tuesday, September 16Jerry Lewis
7 p.m. & 11:45 p.m.THREE ON A COUCH (1966)
9:25 p.m. & 2:15 a.m.DON'T RAISE THE BRIDGE, LOWER THE RIVER (1968)

Tuesday, September 23 – Kidnapping Comedies
7 p.m. & 11:30 p.m.THE TIGER MAKES OUT (1967)
9:10 p.m. & 1:40 a.m.THE HAPPENING (1967)

Tuesday, September 30 – Dudley & Dick
7 p.m. & 11:20 p.m.30 IS A DANGEROUS AGE, CYNTHIA (1968)
8:55 p.m. & 1:15 a.m.DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE (1967)

Thursdays – Mickey Rooney

Thursday, September 4Mickey Rooney – Nautical Musicals
7 p.m. & 10:40 p.m.SOUND OFF (1952)
8:50 p.m. & 12:30 a.m.ALL ASHORE (1953)

Thursday, September 11Mickey Rooney – Crime Tales
7 p.m. & 10:40 p.m.HE'S A COCKEYED WONDER (1950)
8:45 p.m. & 12:25 a.m.DRIVE A CROOKED ROAD (1954)

Thursday, September 18Mickey Rooney – Military Comedy
7 p.m. & 11:10 p.m.EVERYTHING'S DUCKY (1961)
8:50 p.m. & 1 a.m.OPERATION MAD BALL (1957)

Thursday, September 25Mickey Rooney – Young and Older Mickey
7 p.m. & 10:45 p.m.BLIND DATE (1934)
8:35 p.m. & 12:20 a.m.THE COMIC (1969)

Friday Icons

Friday, September 5Alan Ladd
7 p.m. & 11 p.m.ALL THE YOUNG MEN (1960)
9 p.m. & 1 a.m.PARATROOPER (1954)

Friday, September 12Peter Sellers
7 p.m. & 11:20 p.m.ONLY TWO CAN PLAY (1962)
9:25 p.m. & 1:45 a.m.THE MOUSE THAT ROARED (1959)

Friday, September 19Anne Bancroft
7 p.m. & 12:45 a.m.THE PUMPKIN EATER (1964)
9:30 p.m. & 3:15 a.m.YOUNG WINSTON (1972)

Friday, September 26Deborah Kerr
7 p.m. & 11:50 p.m.BONJOUR TRISTESSE (1958)
9:10 p.m. & 2 a.m.FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (1953)

High Noon – Tim McCoy

Saturday, September 6
12 p.m.SHOTGUN PASS (1931)
1:15 p.m.THE FIGHTING FOOL (1932)

Saturday, September 13
12 p.m.TEXAS CYCLONE (1932)
1:20 p.m.TWO-FISTED LAW (1932)

Saturday, September 20
12 p.m.DARING DANGER (1932)
1:20 p.m.FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE (1932)

Saturday, September 27
12 p.m.END OF THE TRAIL (1932)
1:20 p.m.THE PRESCOTT KID (1934)

Saturday Westerns

Saturday, September 6
2:35 p.m. & 9:55 p.m.TEXAS CYCLONE (1932)
3:55 p.m. & 11:15 p.m.TWO-FISTED LAW (1932)
5:15 p.m. & 12:40 a.m.ANGEL AND THE BADMAN (1947)
7:30 p.m. & 3 a.m.THE TREASURE OF SILVER LAKE (1962)

Saturday, September 13
2:40 p.m. & 10:40 p.m.ANGEL AND THE BADMAN (1947)
4:55 p.m. & 12:55 a.m.GUNFIGHTERS (1947)
6:55 p.m. & 2:55 a.m.REPRISAL! (1956)
8:35 p.m. & 4:35 a.m.RELENTLESS (1948)

Saturday, September 20
2:40 p.m. & 11:20 p.m.GUNFIGHTERS (1947)
4:40 p.m. & 1:20 a.m.RELENTLESS (1948)
6:45 p.m. & 3:30 a.m.THOMASINE & BUSHROD (1974)

Saturday, September 27
2:35 p.m.SHOTGUN PASS (1931)
3:50 p.m.THE FIGHTING FOOL (1932)
5:10 p.m.TEXAS CYCLONE (1932)
6:30 p.m.TWO-FISTED LAW (1932)
7:50 p.m.DARING DANGER (1932)
9:10 p.m.FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE (1932)
10:30 p.m.RELENTLESS (1948)

Sunday Silver Screen Favorites

Sunday, September 7
7 p.m. & 8:40 p.m.BRIAN'S SONG (1971)

Sunday, September 14
7 p.m. & 9:15 p.m.GEORGY GIRL (1966)

Sunday, September 21
7 p.m. & 11:15 p.m.BORN FREE (1965)
9:10 p.m. & 1:25 a.m.LIVING FREE (1972)

Sunday, September 28
7 p.m. & 9:10 p.m.HERE COMES MR. JORDAN (1941)

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.)

About getTV
getTV is a digital subchannel available over the air and on local cable systems dedicated to showcasing Hollywood's legendary movies. The network, operated by Sony Pictures Television Networks, launched in February 2014.  It features Academy Award® winning films and other epic classics titles. getTV distribution is close to covering nearly 70 percent of all U.S. television households across 65 markets, including 40 of the top 50 designated market areas (DMAs). The network is broadcast by Sinclair Broadcast Group, Univision Television Group and Cox Media Group owned stations and others. For information, visit get.tv and connect with the network on Facebook and Twitter @getTV.

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