Literature in the Media

Literature Programs on TV in Europe

(Mainly German and English speaking areas)
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Albee, Edward   Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, 1966   Sky Movies Select   October 20, 14
12:05 to 14:15

Austen, Jane   Mansfield Park, 1999
(Mansfield Park)
  Kinowelt   October 28, 14
16:35 - 18:25

Cain, James M   Im Netz der Leidenschaften, 1946
(The Postman Always Rings Twice)
  TNT Film   October 19, 14
06:00 - 07:55
October 28, 14
07:40 - 09:35

Capote, Truman   One Christmas, 1994   True Movies 2   October 23, 14
19:00 to 21:00
        True Movies 1   October 25, 14
21:00 to 23:00
October 26, 14
13:00 to 15:00

Chabon, Michael   Ein verhängnisvoller Sommer, 2008
(The Mysteries of Pittsburgh)
  Kinowelt   October 25, 14
11:20 - 12:55
November 4, 14
09:45 - 11:20

Chevalier, Tracy   Das Mädchen mit dem Perlenohrring, 2003
(Girl with a Pearl Earring)
  Sky Emotion   October 21, 14
07:30 - 09:10
October 26, 14
05:45 - 07:25
October 31, 14
12:40 - 14:20

English   Language Courses
  various stations    

Fitzgerald, F Scott   Der große Gatsby, 2013
(The Great Gatsby)
  Sky Emotion   October 21, 14
03:40 - 06:00 | 14:20 - 16:45
October 27, 14
02:10 - 04:30
October 31, 14
20:15 - 22:30
November 1, 14
08:40 - 11:00
November 10, 14
20:15 - 22:35
    Der große Gatsby, 1974
(The Great Gatsby)
  kabel eins CLASSICS   November 3, 14
09:20 - 11:40
    Der seltsame Fall des Benjamin Button, 2008
(The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)
  SRF 2   November 9, 14
23:05 - 01:45
November 10, 14
02:35 - 05:05

Hansberry, Lorraine   A Raisin in the Sun, 2008   Sony Movie Channel   October 21, 14
10:00 to 12:50
October 27, 14
16:00 to 18:50

Hemingway, Ernest   Wem die Stunde schlägt, 1943
(For Whom the Bell Tolls)
  TNT Film   October 26, 14
07:40 - 10:15
November 14, 24
08:00 - 10:35
    Haben und Nichthaben, 1944
(To Have and Have Not)
  TNT Film   October 26, 14
06:00 - 07:40
November 17, 24
06:00 - 07:40
    Der alte Mann und das Meer, 1958
(The Old Man and the Sea)
  TNT Film   October 19, 14
04:35 - 06:00

Hornby, Nick   About a Boy oder: Der Tag der toten Ente, 2002
(About a Boy)
  TNT Film   November 14, 14
10:35 - 12:15

Hosseini, Khaled   Drachenläufer, 2007
(The Kite Runner)
  SWR   November 6, 14
23:45 - 01:45

Irving, John   Gottes Werk und Teufels Beitrag, 1999
(The Cider House Rules)
  ARD   November 7, 14
01:50 - 03:45
        3sat   November 8, 14
21:30 - 23:30
November 10, 14
03:10 - 05:05
    Die Tür der Versuchung, 2004
(The Door in the Floor)
  WDR   October 28, 14
23:15 - 01:00

Irving, Washington   Sleepy Hollow, 2013
(Sleepy Hollow)
  FOX   October 19, 14
22:40 - 23:25
October 22, 14
21:00 - 21:45
October 23, 14
00:05 - 00:50
October 26, 14
22:40 - 23:25
October 29, 14
21:00 - 21:45
October 30, 14
00:10 - 00:55
November 2, 14
22:40 - 23:25
    Sleepy Hollow, 1999
(Sleepy Hollow)
  Teleclub Star   October 22, 14
00:05 - 01:50
        AXN   October 25, 14
20:15 - 22:00
October 26, 14
14:50 - 16:30
November 1, 14
15:45 - 17:30
November 2, 14
10:20 - 12:05
    Sleepy Hollow, 2013   Universal Channel   October 19, 14
21:00 to 22:00
October 22, 14
21:00 to 22:00
October 23, 14
01:00 to 02:00
    Die Legende von Sleepy Hollow, 1999
(The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
  Tele 5   October 19, 14
18:20 - 20:15

Lee, Harper   To Kill a Mockingbird, 1962   Sky Movies Select   October 22, 14
15:10 to 17:30
October 29, 14
11:00 to 13:15

Literature   Literature
  various stations    

Martel, Yann   Life of Pi: Schiffbruch mit Tiger, 2012
(Life of Pi)
  Sky Hits   October 21, 14
15:30 - 17:40
October 22, 14
06:20 - 08:30
October 27, 14
22:10 - 00:15
October 28, 14
11:25 - 13:30
        ProSieben   November 2, 14
20:15 - 22:55
November 3, 14
09:55 - 12:20
    L'Odyssée de Pi, 2012
(Life of Pi)
  TSR 1   October 20, 14
20:45 - 22:50

Miller, Arthur   Tod eines Handlungsreisenden, 1985
(Death of a Salesman)
  Kinowelt   October 20, 14
16:20 - 18:35

Proulx, Annie   Brokeback Mountain, 2005
(Brokeback Mountain)
  Das Erste   October 26, 14
02:40 - 02:45

Shaffer, Peter   Equus _ Blinde Pferde, 1977
(Equus)
  Premiere MGM   October 26, 14
02:55 - 04:25
    Amadeus, 1984
(Amadeus)
  RSI LA 2   October 24, 14
00:20 - 03:10

Shakespeare, William   Shakespeare in Love, 1998
(Shakespeare in Love)
  Universal Channel HD   October 27, 14
15:05 - 17:10
November 1, 14
22:35 - 00:40
November 2, 14
08:50 - 10:55
    Anonymus, 2011
(Anonymous)
  SRF 2   October 18, 14
22:50 - 01:00
    All's Well That Ends Well, 2011
From the Globe Theatre
  Sky Arts 2   October 18, 14
17:05 to 19:30
    Verdi, Otello   Classica   November 12 14
00:30 - 03:00
    Othello, 1995
(Othello)
  TNT Film   October 19, 14
00:55 - 03:00
November 3, 14
12:25 - 14:30
    Hamlet, 1966
(Hamlet)
  TNT Film   October 21, 14
16:15 - 20:15
    Hamlet, 1990
(Hamlet)
  Kinowelt   November 11, 14
01:35 - 03:45
    My Shakespeare
David Harewood explores how Iago's cruel plot makes Othello one of The Bard's most powerful tragedies.
  Sky Arts 1   October 20, 14
21:00 to 22:00
October 21, 14
02:00 to 03:00 | 11:00 to 12:00
October 22, 14
19:00 to 20:00
    Othello
Globe Theatre presentation.
  Sky Arts 2   October 22, 14
20:00 to 23:15
October 23, 14
02:50 to 06:00
    A Midsummer Night's Dream
opera in three acts by Benjamin Britten
Recorded at the Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelone in 2005
  Mezzo   October 21, 14
20:30 - 23:05
    Ein Sommernachtstraum
Auszüge
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Leitung: Georg Solti. Aufgenommen im Juni 1976 in der Orchestra Hall, Chicago
  Classica   October 23, 14
22:30 - 23:00

Steinbeck, John   Die Straße der Ölsardinen, 1982
(Cannery Row)
  Teleclub Star   November 5, 14
20:15 - 22:05
November 6, 14
06:10 - 08:00

Wharton, Edith   Le temps de l'innocence, 1993
(The Age of Innocence)
  France 3   October 20, 14
00:15 - 02:30
    Zeit der Unschuld, 1993
(The Age of Innocence)
  TNT Film   November 8, 14
22:00 - 00:20
November 9, 14
17:25 - 19:45

Wilde, Oscar   Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray, 2009
(Dorian Gray)
  Teleclub Star   November 5, 14
20:15 - 22:05
November 6, 14
06:10 - 08:00
November 15, 14
18:20 - 20:15
November 16, 14
05:10 - 07:00