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TCM Programming Alert 09-05-16


Programming Alert

Week of September 5, 2016

Top Highlights of the Week 

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane (1941) Monday, September 5 at 11:30 p.m. (ET) 
The investigation of a publishing tycoon’s dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
Tillie's Punctured Romance
Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick – Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914) Tuesday, September 6 at 9:30 p.m. (ET) 
In this silent film, a con man dupes a wealthy country girl into marriage.
A Dog's Life

Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick – A Dog’s Life (1918) Wednesday, September 7 at 9:15 p.m. (ET) 
Charlie rescues a stray from other dogs, and together they meet Edna.

Treasure Island

Treasure Island (1950) Thursday, September 8 at 8:30 p.m. (ET) 
A young boy and a pirate clash over buried treasure.

The Conversation

Star of the Month: Gene Hackman – The Conversation (1974) Friday, September 9 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A surveillance expert uncovers a murder plot within a corrupt corporation.

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born (1937) Saturday, September 10 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he’s shepherded to stardom.


TCM Guest Programmer: Tom Bruno – Casablanca (1942) Sunday, September 11 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up.

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and TV Critic at TheHollywoodTimes.Today, a showbiz/promotions aggregate mainly for insiders. She has written for Communications Daily, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International plus freelanced for others. Valerie donates and works closely with the Human Rights Campaign (Fed Club Council Member), GLSEN, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal and the Desert Aids Project. She is a member of the Los Angeles Press Club. Milano loves meeting people and does so in her fave getaway Palm Springs as a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and the Old Las Palmas area community member. Valerie was a veteran 17-year member, and one of the "chief organizers” of the prestigious and long running, TCA: Television Critics Association’s press tour. For years Valerie was a board member and one of the chief organizers of the association. TCA press tours are “a must” for hundreds of TV critics twice a year, in Beverly Hills and in Pasadena.