Literature Programs on TV in Europe

(Mainly German and English speaking areas)
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Topic Program Station Date/Time
Austen, Jane   Sense and Sensibility, 2008   Drama   December 26, 14
2-5pm
    Sinn und Sinnlichkeit, 1995
(Sense and Sensibility)
  Sony E. Television   December 24, 15
21:50 - 00:00
December 25, 15
14:50 - 17:05
December 26, 15
10:15 - 12:30
    Sinn und Sinnlichkeit, 2008
(Sense and Sensibility)
  ServusTV   December 25, 15
06:30 - 09:25
    Emma, 1996
(Emma)
  ZDF Doku   December 21, 14
13:50 - 15:45
    Stolz und Vorurteil, 2005
(Pride and Prejudice)
  ZDFneo   December 23, 14
22:10 - 00:05
    Pride and Prejudice
mini series
  Drama   January 1, 15
2-9pm
January 2, 15
8am-3pm

Barrie, James M.   Wenn Träume fliegen lernen, 2004
(Finding Neverland)
  sixx   December 29, 14
22:20 - 00:15
December 30, 14
01:55 - 03:25

Brontë, Emily   Sturmhöhe, 1970
(Wuthering Heights)
  MGM HD   January 3, 15
07:00 - 08:45

Cain, James M   The Postman Always Rings Twice, 1981   RTÉ One   December 28, 14
02:35 to 04:35

Capote, Truman   Eine Leiche zum Dessert, 1976
(Murder by Death)
starring Truman Capote
  Sky Nostalgie   December 20, 14
18:40 - 20:15
December 25, 14
13:20 - 14:55
December 31, 14
23:40 - 01:15
January 6, 15
12:40 - 14:15
        ServusTV   December 31, 14
20:15 - 22:00
    One Christmas, 1994   True Movies 1   December 26, 14
03:00 to 05:00
December 27, 14
01:00 to 03:00
December 28, 14
09:00 to 11:00
December 29, 14
03:00 to 05:00
    Frühstück bei Tiffany, 11961
(Breakfast at Tiffany')
  SRF 1   December 25, 14
01:15 - 03:05

Chevalier, Tracy   Das Mädchen mit dem Perlenohrring, 2003
(Girl with a Pearl Earring)
  3sat   December 26, 14
17:15 - 19:00
        Das Erste   December 22, 14
01:30 - 03:00

Cooper, James Fenimore   Der letzte Mohikaner, 1992
(The Last of the Mohicans)
  AXN   January 2, 15
16:05 - 18:00
January 3, 15
20:15 - 22:15
January 4, 15
10:05 - 12:00

Dickens, Charles   Oliver Twist,
mini series
  Drama   December 25, 14
1-5pm
    Great Expectations
mini series
  Drama   December 24, 14
1-5pm
    David Copperfield
mini series
  Drama   December 23, 14
1-5pm
    The Life and Adventures of Nick Nickleby
mini series
(modern-day interpretation)
  Drama   December 21, 14
6pm

English   Language Courses
  various stations    

Fitzgerald, F Scott   Gatsby le Magnifique, 2013
(The Great Gatsby)
  Canal + Cinema   December 22, 14
18:10 - 20:25
December 24, 14
10:10 - 12:25
        Canal +   December 27, 14
09:30 - 11:5
    Der große Gatsby, 2013
(The Great Gatsby)
  Sky Hits   December 22, 14
20:15 - 22:30
December 23, 14
12:20 - 14:40
December 23, 14
16:15 - 18:30
December 28, 14
17:55 - 20:15
January 2, 15
13:50 - 16:15
January 3, 15
01:30 - 03:50

Forster, EM   Wiedersehen in Howards End, 1992
(Howards End)
  arte D   December 21, 14
20:15 - 22:30
December 23, 14
13:55 - 16:15
January 8, 15
13:45 - 16:00
    Reise nach Indien, 1984
(A Passage to India)
  RBB   December 28, 14
02:20 - 04:55
        MDR   December 26, 14
02:40 - 05:15
        WDR   January 3, 15
07:20 - 10:00
    Zimmer mit Aussicht, 1986
(A Room with a View)
  KinoweltTV   December 29, 14
22:00 - 23:55
January 6, 15
01:35 - 03:30

Greene, Graham   Der dritte Mann, 1949
(The Third Man)
  Sky Nostalgie   December 30, 14
03:40 - 05:25

Hardy, Thomas   Tess of the D'Urbervilles
mini series
  Drama   December 28, 14
1-5:25pm

Heller, Joseph   Catch 22 - Der böse Trick, 1970
(Catch-22)
  kabel eins CLASSICS   December 29, 14
04:20 - 06:25

Hemingway, Ernest   Haben und Nichthaben, 1944
(To Have and Have Not)
  TNT Film   December 25, 14
10:55 - 12:35

Hornby, Nick   About a Boy
Comedyserie nach dem gleichnamigen Nick-Hornby-Bestseller
  COMEDY CENTRAL   December 20, 14
22:55 - 23:20
December 21, 14
22:00 - 22:55
December 22, 14
17:50 - 18:15
December 27, 14
18:45 - 19:30
December 28, 14
22:00 - 22:55
December 29, 14
17:50 - 18:15
December 30, 14
17:50 - 18:15
January 2, 15
20:55 - 21:50
January 3, 15
20:55 - 21:50
January 4, 15
21:50 - 22:40
    About a Boy oder: Der Tag der toten Ente, 2002
(About a Boy)
  TNT Film   January 5, 15
23:50 - 01:30
    About a Boy, 2002   Sky Movies Comedy   December 21, 15
9:55am | 10:45pm
December 24, 15
8:15pm
December 27, 15
9pm

Hosseini, Khaled   Drachenläufer, 2007
(The Kite Runner)
  ORF 2   January 6, 15
23:40 - 01:35

Irving, John   Die Tür der Versuchung _ The Door in the Floor, 2004
(The Door in the Floor)
  RBB   December 21, 14
00:50 - 02:35
        Sky Emotion   January 2, 14
18:20 - 20:15
    Gottes Werk und Teufels Beitrag, 1999
(The Cider House Rules)
  Einsfestival   December 20, 14
21:45 - 23:40
December 21, 14
01:25 - 03:30
        NDR   December 30, 14
01:10 - 03:05

Irving, Washington   Sleepy Hollow, 1999   Film4   December 27, 14
23:45 to 01:55
    Sleepy Hollow, 1999
Sleepy Hollow
(Mysteryserie)
  ProSieben MAXX   December 22, 14
20:15 - 21:10
December 23, 14
02:15 - 02:55
December 29, 14
20:15 - 21:05
December 30, 14
02:00 - 02:35
January 5, 15
20:15 - 21:15
        FOX   December 24, 14
22:35 - 00:05
December 25, 14
00:05 - 03:35 | 22:35 - 00:05
December 26, 14
00:05 - 03:00
December 28, 14
00:00 - 05:50

James, Henry   The Turn of the Screw, 2009   BBC Entertainment   December 31, 14
21:00 - 22:30
January 1, 15
04:00 - 05:30
January 4, 15
20:35 - 22:05
January 5, 15
03:45 - 05:15

Languge   English
  various stations    

Lee, Harper   To Kill a Mockingbird, 1962   TG4   December 26, 14
12:50 to 15:15
        Sky Movies Crime and Thriller   December 30, 14
08:50 to 11:10

Literature   Literature
  various stations    

Martel, Yann   Life of Pi: Schiffbruch mit Tiger, 2012
(Life of Pi)
  PULS 4   January 6, 14
13:20 - 15:35

Melville, Herman   Moby Dick, 1956
(Moby Dick)
  3sat   December 26, 14
15:30 - 17:20

Prejean, Helen   Dead Man Walking, 1995   MGM Africa   December 26, 14
18:00 to 20:00

Proulx, Annie   Brokeback Mountain, 2005
(Brokeback Mountain)
  Sky Emotion   December 20, 14
22:10 - 00:25
December 26, 14
16:30 - 18:45
January 4, 15
06:45 - 09:00

Shaffer, Peter   Equus _ Blinde Pferde, 1977
(Equus)
  MGM   December 22, 14
06:45 - 09:00

Shakespeare, William   Hamlet, 1996
(Hamlet)
  TNT Film   December 23, 14
10:20 - 14:20
    Hamlet, 1990
(Hamlet)
  ServusTV   December 31, 14
00:55 - 03:00
    Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung, 1967
(The Taming of the Shrew)
  SRF 1   December 20, 14
00:05 - 02:05
    Weihnachtsmatinee: Roméo et Juliette
Metropolitan Opera New York, 2007
Opernversion von Charles Gounod aus dem Jahr 1851
  ORF III   December 24, 14
09:00 - 11:55

Swift, Jonathan   Gullivers Reisen - Da kommt was Großes auf uns zu, 2010
(Gulliver's Travels)
aufgepepptes Märchen
  ORF eins   December 24, 14
17:00 - 18:15
        ProSieben   December 26, 14
11:10 - 12:50
December 29, 14
08:05 - 09:45

Twain, Mark   Tom Sawyer, 2011
(Tom Sawyer)
  arte D   December 20, 14
20:15 - 22:00
December 31, 14
13:50 - 15:35
    Tom Sawyers Abenteuer, 1973
(Tom Sawyer)
  MGM   December 24, 14
13:10 - 14:45
January 1, 15
07:45 - 09:25
    Die Abenteuer des Huck Finn, 2012   ARTE D   December 31, 14
15:35 - 17:15

Wilde, Oscar   Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray, 2009
(Dorian Gray)
  Teleclub Star   December 30, 14
13:40 - 15:35

Williams, Tennessee   Endstation Sehnsucht, 1951
(A Streetcar Named Desire)
  ARTE D   December 22, 14
11:10 - 13:20
January 1, 15
23:15 - 01:10