TCM to Pay Tribute to Carl Reiner With Special Programming July 28

WarnerMedia’s Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will celebrate the life and career of writer, director and actor Carl Reiner with a programming tribute July 28. Reiner, who passed away June 29 at the age of 98, won many awards, including nine Emmy Awards, a Grammy, and the Mark Twain prize for American Humor.

His prolific career spanned more than 70 years, and he gained a loyal following for his sketch comedy work alongside Sid Caesar and Mel Brooks, among others, and for directing films such as Oh, God! (1977), Dead Men Don’t War Plaid (1982), Where’s Poppa? (1970), The Jerk (1979) and for creating and writing “The Dick Van Dyke Show.”

In 2018, Carl Reiner and his son, filmmaker Rob Reiner, were honored with the hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood during the eighth annual TCM Classic Film Festival. It marked the first time a father and son were jointly honored with a hand and footprint ceremony.

The following is the complete schedule for “TCM Remembers Carl Reiner” on July 28:

8:00 p.m. Enter Laughing (1966) – An aspiring actor gets a job with a broken-down theatre company.
10:00 p.m. All of Me (1984) – A lawyer’s body is invaded by the soul of a recently deceased female client.
12:00 a.m. The Comic (1969) – A silent comic’s rampant ego ruins the lives of those around him.
2:00 a.m. Where’s Poppa? (1970) – A New York lawyer deals with an unhinged mother, a peculiar love life and other big city troubles.
3:30 a.m. Oh, God! (1977) – A grocer is selected by God to help spread a message. (All times Eastern)

WarnerMedia Returns ‘Gone With the Wind’ to HBO Max — With a Disclaimer

WarnerMedia has quietly returned Oscar-winning Gone With the Wind back to subscription streaming platform HBO Max after a two-week hiatus to address the movie’s alleged racism in the wake of social unrest involving Black Lives Matter and other issues.

WarnerMedia said the return of the 1939 classic to Max includes two sidebar videos explaining the historical context of the original motion picture starring Clark Cable, Vivien Leigh, Hattie McDaniel (the first African-American performer to win an Oscar) and Olivia de Havilland, who is still alive at age 103.

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The first video features WarnerMedia’s Turner Classic Movies (TCM) host Jacqueline Stewart outlining the merits of the movie and discussing why it should be preserved and watched in its entirety. The second video includes a panel discussion, “The Complicated Legacy of Gone With the Wind,” moderated by film historian Donald Bogle at the TCM Classic Film Festival in April 2019.

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“The film’s treatment of this world through a lens of nostalgia denies the horrors of slavery, as well as its legacies of racial inequality,” Stewart says in the video. “Watching ‘Gone With the Wind’ can be uncomfortable, even painful. Still, it is important that classic Hollywood films are available to us in their original form for viewing and discussion.”

TCM to Celebrate Doris Day With 24-Hour Movie Marathon

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will celebrate the life and career of actress, singer and animal activist Doris Day with a 24-hour, 13-film tribute June 9.

Day, who passed away May 13 at the age of 97, started her career as a singer. Her first hit was 1945’s “Sentimental Journey,” which was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998. In 2008, the Recording Academy honored her with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for her “outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording.”

She went on to become one of the biggest film stars of the 1950’s and 60’s, starring in 39 movies and earning an Academy Award nomination for Pillow Talk (1959) with Rock Hudson. Day had a lifelong love of pets and founded the Doris Day Animal Foundation in 1978.

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Day’s movies are also available DVD, including “TCM Greatest Classic Legends Film Collection: Doris Day,” and “Doris Day: The Essential Collection,” both from Warner Home Video. And “The Doris Day Show: The Complete Series,” from MPI Video.

TCM Remembers Doris Day schedule – June 9

6:00 a.m. Romance on the High Seas (1948)- A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.

8:00 a.m. My Dream is Yours (1949) – A talent scout turns a young unknown into a radio singing star.

10:00 a.m. Tea for Two (1950) – An heiress has to say no to every question for 24 hours if she wants to star on Broadway.

11:45 a.m. On Moonlight Bay (1951)– A small-town tomboy falls for the boy-next-door in the years before World War I.

1:30 p.m. Carson on TCM: Doris Day (1976)– Doris Day joined Johnny to discuss why she decided to set the record straight about her life and write her autobiography. She shot down her screen image as a virgin (which she found boring), revealed why she never wanted to be an actress, and why she thought that couples should live together before marriage.

1:45 p.m. Love Me or Leave Me (1955)– True story of torch singer Ruth Etting’s struggle to escape the gangster who made her a star.

4:00 p.m. Calamity Jane (1953)– The Wild West heroine helps bring a star attraction to Deadwood and finds love.

6:00 p.m. Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960) – A drama critic and his family try to adjust to life in the country.

8:00 p.m. Pillow Talk (1959) – A man and woman carry their feud over the telephone line they share into their real lives.

10:00 p.m. Lover Come Back (1961) – An ad exec in disguise courts his pretty female competitor.

12:00 a.m. Move Over Darling (1963) – Five years after a woman disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, her husband remarries and sets off to be with the new wife only to be confronted by the woman he had pronounced legally dead.

2:00 a.m. The Glass Bottom Boat (1966) – A woman writing a scientist’s biography is mistaken for a spy.

4:00 a.m. Julie (1956)– A stewardess is stalked by her psychotic estranged husband.

Fubo TV Adds WarnerMedia’s Turner Networks

Fubo TV, the sports-centric online TV service, Aug. 22 announced the addition of Turner Networks portfolio of pay-TV channels, including TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, truTV, TCM and HLN. The addtions bring to 75 channels available on Fubo for $39.99 monthly.

“Adding Turner Sports’ programming builds upon our heritage in soccer, while expanding our sports offering with more MLB, NBA, PGA and college sports,” Ben Grad, head of content strategy and acquisition at Fubo TV, said in a statement. “Turner’s news, entertainment and kids brands will continue to drive engagement with viewers, while reinforcing our commitment to offering a premium, high-quality cable replacement.”

Turner’s Boomerang and CNN International are also being added to Fubo Extra, the company’s 90-plus channel tier that is now available at $44.99 for the first month. Additionally, CNN en Español has been added to Fubo Latino.

The above channels are all available to be streamed live, with popular programming to be available on-demand in the coming weeks. All fuboTV subscriptions come with 30 hours of personal cloud DVR storage, two simultaneous streams, and the ability to upgrade to 500 hours and three streams, respectively, with no contracts, cords or set-top boxes required.

The service is available on the Web at www.fubo.tv, and via Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, and TV connected devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku.