getTV Celebrates Some of the Best Loved Leading Men in the 'Hollywood Heartthrobs' March Stunt, Starring Cary Grant, Steve Mcqueen, Robert Redford and More, Every Monday at 7 p.m. ET

Highlights Include a Joan Crawford Triple Feature, a Saturday Westerns Block, and Stunts Starring Marlon Brando, Dean Martin, John Wayne, and Rita Hayworth, Among Others

Feb 26, 2015

CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Start the week with some of Tinsel Town's finest and most desirable actors, as getTV presents a special "Hollywood Heartthrobs" block, every Monday in March at 7 p.m. ET. The stunt pays tribute to some of the most distinguished and finely chiseled men to ever hit the silver screen and kicks off on March 2 with the incomparable Cary Grant in the Howard Hawks comedy HIS GIRL FRIDAY, and THE TALK OF THE TOWN, with Jean Arthur. Then, Steve McQueen soars as a bomber pilot in THE WAR LOVER with Robert Wagner, and BABY THE RAIN MUST FALL (March 9), with Lee Remick; William Holden stirs up trouble in PICNIC with Kim Novak, and schemes with Lucille Ball in MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND (March 16); Robert Redford deals with divorce in THE WAY WE WERE with Barbra Streisand, and goes on the lam in THE CHASE (March 23) with Marlon Brando; and Warren Beatty offends the mob in MICKEY ONE and falls under the spell of LILITH (March 30), with Peter Fonda.

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

Friday Icons puts the spotlight on cinematic legends all month long, at 7 p.m. ET. The 10-film lineup features Rita Hayworth in MUSIC IN MY HEART, and THE LOVES OF CARMEN (March 6) with Glenn Ford; legendary funnyman Jerry Lewis in THE BIG MOUTH, DON'T RAISE THE BRIDGE, LOWER THE RIVER and HOOK, LINE AND SINKER (March 13) with Anne Francis; the original diva Joan Crawford in HARRIET CRAIG, AUTUMN LEAVES with Cliff Robertson, and QUEEN BEE (March 20); and beloved everyman Mickey Rooney in BLIND DATE and HE'S A COCKEYED WONDER (March 27).

Saddle up with Hollywood's greatest Golden Age gunslingers in the Saturday Westerns block, every weekend at 3 p.m. ET. The rootin'-tootin' roster includes Stewart Granger in RAMPAGE AT APACHE WELLS and Randolph Scott in SANTA FE (March 7); William Holden and Glenn Ford in TEXAS, and Western icon John Wayne in ANGEL AND THE BADMAN (March 14); Joel McCrea and Yvonne De Carlo in SAN FRANCISCO STORY (March 21); Western serial star Buck Jones in BRANDED and BORDER LAW (March 28); and much more. Buck Jones will also be the focal point of getTV's High Noon double feature in March, every Saturday at 12 p.m. ET.

Then, tune in for six more classic masterpieces in the Silver Screen Favorites block, every Sunday at 7 p.m. ET. Cary Grant and Anthony Quinn embark on a perilous rescue mission in the Oscar®-winning war drama THE GUNS OF NAVARONE (March 1); Karl Malden helps Marlon Brando fight corrupt union bosses in the eight-time Oscar®-winner ON THE WATERFRONT (March 8); Dean Martin stars as super-spy Matt Helm in THE SILENCERS and THE AMBUSHERS (March 15); Peter O'Toole leads a revolt against the Turks in the Oscar®-winning epic LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (March 22), with Alec Guinness and Claude Rains; and a young orphan tries to find his way in the world in the 1968 Oscar®-winning Charles Dickens adaptation OLIVER! (March 29), starring Oliver Reed.

getTV MARCH PROGRAMMING NIGHTLY HIGHLIGHTS (All Times Eastern)

Hollywood Heartthrobs

Monday, March 2Cary Grant
7 p.m. & 12 a.m.HIS GIRL FRIDAY (1940)
9:15 p.m. & 2:10 a.m.THE TALK OF THE TOWN (1942)

Monday, March 9Steve McQueen
7 p.m. & 11:45 p.m.THE WAR LOVER (1962)
9:30 p.m. & 2:10 a.m.BABY THE RAIN MUST FALL (1965)

Monday, March 16William Holden
7 p.m. & 11:45 p.m.PICNIC (1956)
9:45 p.m. & 2:25 a.m.MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND (1949)

Monday, March 23Robert Redford
7 p.m. & 12:45 a.m.THE WAY WE WERE (1973)
9:40 p.m. & 3:30 a.m.THE CHASE (1966)

Monday, March 30Warren Beatty
7 p.m. & 12 a.m.MICKEY ONE (1965)
9:15 p.m. & 2:10 a.m.LILITH (1964)

The Year Was

Tuesday, March 3 – 1934
7 p.m.MOST PRECIOUS THING IN LIFE (1934)
8:35 p.m. LADY BY CHOICE (1934)
10:20 p.m.BLIND DATE (1934)

Tuesday, March 10 – 1941
7 p.m.MEET JOHN DOE (1941)
9:50 p.m.HONOLULU LU (1941)
11:30 p.m.THE FACE BEHIND THE MASK (1941)

Tuesday, March 17 – 1973
7 p.m. & 12 a.m.LOVE AND PAIN AND THE WHOLE DAMN THING (1973)
9:30 p.m. & 2:30 a.m.THE HIRELING (1973)

Tuesday, March 24 – 1962
7 p.m.DON'T KNOCK THE TWIST (1962)
9 p.m.THE NOTORIOUS LANDLADY (1962)
11:50 p.m.DAMN THE DEFIANT! (1962)

Tuesday, March 31 – 1951
7 p.m.HURRICANE ISLAND (1951)
8:45 p.m.LORNA DOONE (1951)
10:45 p.m.VALENTINO (1951)

Friday Icons

Friday, March 6Rita Hayworth
7 p.m. & 11 p.m.MUSIC IN MY HEART (1940)
8:45 p.m. & 12:40 a.m.THE LOVES OF CARMEN (1948)

Friday, March 13Jerry Lewis
7 p.m.THE BIG MOUTH (1967)
9:30 p.m.DON'T RAISE THE BRIDGE, LOWER THE RIVER (1968)
11:50 p.m.HOOK, LINE AND SINKER (1969)

Friday, March 20Joan Crawford
7 p.m.HARRIET CRAIG (1950)
9:15 p.m.AUTUMN LEAVES (1956)
11:45 p.m.QUEEN BEE (1955)

Friday, March 27Mickey Rooney
7 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.BLIND DATE (1934)
8:45 p.m. & 12:10 a.m.HE'S A COCKEYED WONDER (1950)

High Noon – Buck Jones

Saturday, March 7Buck Jones
12 p.m.THE LONE RIDER (1930)
1:25 p.m.DESERT VENGEANCE (1931)

Saturday, March 14Buck Jones
12 p.m.THE FIGHTING SHERIFF (1931)
1:30 p.m.BRANDED (1931)

Saturday, March 21Buck Jones
12 p.m.BORDER LAW (1931)
1:25 p.m.HELLO TROUBLE (1932)

Saturday, March 28Buck Jones
12 p.m.THE MAN TRAILER (1934)
1:25 p.m.HOLLYWOOD ROUND-UP (1937)

Saturday Westerns

Saturday, March 14
3 p.m.HELLO TROUBLE (1932)
4:35 p.m.THE MAN TRAILER (1934)
6 p.m.HOLLYWOOD ROUNDUP (1937)
7:30 p.m.TEXAS (1941)
9:40 p.m.ANGEL AND THE BADMAN (1947)
12 a.m.MONTANA TERRITORY (1952)
1:30 a.m.SANTA FE (1951)

Saturday, March 21
3 p.m.ANGEL AND THE BADMAN (1947)
5:20 p.m. & 1:35 a.m.SAN FRANCISCO STORY (1952)
7:15 p.m.7 GUNS FOR THE MACGREGORS (1968)
9:10 p.m.THE LONE RIDER (1930)
10:30 p.m.DESERT VENGEANCE (1931)
12 a.m.THE FIGHTING SHERIFF (1931)

Saturday, March 28
3 p.m.SANTA FE (1951)
5:05 p.m.THE WALKING HILLS (1949)
7 p.m.RAMPAGE AT APACHE WELLS (1965)
9:05 p.m.MONTANA TERRITORY (1952)
10:35 p.m.TEXAS (1941)
12:45 a.m.BRANDED (1931)
2:10 a.m.BORDER LAW (1931)

Sunday Silver Screen Favorites

Sunday, March 1
7 p.m. & 10:35 p.m.THE GUNS OF NAVARONE (1961)

Sunday, March 8
7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.ON THE WATERFRONT (1954)

Sunday, March 15
7 p.m. & 11:40 p.m.THE SILENCERS (1966)
9:20 p.m. & 2 a.m.THE AMBUSHERS (1967)

Sunday, March 22
7 p.m. & 12 a.m.LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962)

Sunday, March 29
7 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.OLIVER! (1968)

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 dedicated to showcasing Hollywood's legendary movies and is available over the air and on local cable systems. 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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