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   August 29, 14
10:05 to 12:25

Austen, Jane   Pride and Prejudice
Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth star in this BBC adaptation
6 episodes
  Drama   August 23/24, 14
1:00pm-2:10pm
Episode schedule
    Sense and Sensibility
Andrew Davies' romantic and stylish adaptation
  Drama   September 14, 14
4pm-7pm

Bronte, Charlotte   Sturmhöhe, 1970
(Wuthering Heights)
  Premiere MGM   August 30, 14
06:00 - 07:40

Cain, James M   Im Netz der Leidenschaften, 1946
(The Postman Always Rings Twice)
  TNT Film   August 19, 14
20:15 - 22:10

Chabon, Michael   Ein verhängnisvoller Sommer, 2008
(The Mysteries of Pittsburgh)
  KinoweltTV   August 20, 14
13:55 - 15:30

Chevalier, Tracy   Das Mädchen mit dem Perlenohrring, 1981
(Girl with a Pearl Earring)
  Sky Emotion   August 23, 14
14:50 - 16:30
September 2, 14
23:25 - 01:05

Clark, Brian   Ist das nicht mein Leben?, 1981
(Whose Life Is It Anyway?)
  TNT FILM   August 23, 14
11:30 - 13:30

Cooper, James Fenimore   Der letzte Mohikaner, 1992
(The Last of the Mohicans)
  NDR   September 1, 14
00:05 - 01:50

Dickens, Charles   Great Expectations
Douglas Booth, Ray Winstone and Gillian Anderson star in Sarah Phelps' version
  Drama   August 25, 14
9am
    Oliver Twist
remade for TV, starring Tom Hardy
  Drama   August 24, 14
6pm
    David Copperfield
with Daniel Radcliffe
  Drama   September 7, 14
3-7pm

Cunningham, Michael   The Hours - Von Ewigkeit zu Ewigkeit, 2002
(The Hours)
  ServusTV   August 16, 14
20:15 - 22:15

English   Language Courses
  various stations    

Fitzgerald, F Scott   Der große Gatsby, 2013
(The Great Gatsby)
  Sky Emotion   August 23, 14
12:25 - 14:50 | 23:55 - 02:15
August 27, 14
20:15 - 22:40
August 29, 14
12:50 - 15:10
September 6, 14
20:15 - 22:40
September 7, 14
02:35 - 04:55
        Teleclub Star   September 2, 14
22:35 - 00:55
September 3, 14
07:05 - 09:25
September 8, 14

September 14, 14
17:55 - 20:15
September 15, 14
06:15 - 08:35

Hansberry, Lorraine   A Raisin in the Sun, 2008   More Than Movies / movie mix   August 21, 14
02:20 to 05:00

Hardy, Thomas   Tess of the D'Urbervilles   Drama   September 21, 14
2:20-6:50pm

Hemingway, Ernest   Haben und Nichthaben, 1944
(To Have and Have Not)
  TNT Film   September 16, 14
07:30 - 09:10

Irving, John   The Door in the Floor - Tür der Versuchung, 2002
(The Door in the Floor)
  Sky Emotion   August 31, 14
22:25 - 00:15
    Gottes Werk und Teufels Beitrag, 1999
(The Cider House Rules)
  KinoweltTV   August 25, 14
03:35 - 05:40
    Hotel New Hampshire, 1984
(The Hotel New Hampshire)
  ZDFneo   August 23, 14
03:10 - 04:55

Lee, Harper   To Kill a Mockingbird, 1962   Sky Movies Select   August 26, 14
10:45am-1:00pm
August 27, 14
4:35am-6:50am

Literature   Literature
  various stations    

Martel, Yann   Life of Pi: Schiffbruch mit Tiger, 2012
(Life of Pi)
  Sky Hits   September 3, 14
20:15 - 22:20
    Making of Life of Pi
Hinter den Kulissen bei den Dreharbeiten
  Sky Hits   September 3, 14
22:20 - 22:30
    Life of Pi, 2012   Sky Movies Showcase   August 24, 14
9:45am-11:55am

Melville, Herman   Moby Dick, 1956
(Moby Dick)
  MGM HD   August 30, 14
16:35 - 18:30
September 8, 14
15:05 - 17:00
    Moby Dick, 2010
(Moby Dick)
  SRF 1   September 8, 14
00:50 - 02:50

O'Neill, Eugene   Long Day's Journey Into Night, 1962
(Long Day's Journey Into Night)
  Sky Nostalgie   August 30, 14
04:35 - 06:50

Prejean, Helen   Dead Man Walking _ Sein letzter Gang, 1995
(Dead Man Walking)
  13th Street   August 28, 14
22:40 - 00:45
August 29, 14
10:20 - 12:25
September 1, 14
00:20 - 02:25
        ATV II   September 4, 14
20:15 - 22:35
September 5, 14
01:10 - 03:05

Proulx, Annie   Brokeback Mountain, 2005
(Brokeback Mountain)
  Sky Emotion   August 20, 14
16:20 - 18:35
August 30, 14
22:00 - 00:15

Shaffer, Peter   Equus - Blinde Pferde, 1977
(Equus)
  MGM HD   September 15, 14
06:10 - 08:25

Shakespeare, William   Verdi, Otello
aufgezeichnet
im Innenhof des Dogenpalasts in Venedig.
  Classica   August 22, 14
03:15 - 05:44
    Othello, 1995
(Othello)
  TNT Film   September 4, 14
08:25 - 10:30
    Othello, 1952
(Othello)
  France 3   August 25, 14
00:40 - 02:10
    Macbeth
Performed by the Royal Opera to Verdi's robust score
  Sky Arts 2   August 20, 14
08:00 to 10:45
August 23, 14
13:00 to 15:45
August 24, 14
21:30 to 00:15
    Shakespeare in Love, 1998
(Shakespeare in Love)
  France 1   August 26, 14
02:55 - 05:00
    Shakespeare in Love, 1998
(Shakespeare in Love)
  PULS 4   August 31, 14
22:05 - 00:30
    Hamlet, 1990
(Hamlet)
  Kinowelt   September 1, 14
09:25 - 11:35
    Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod at the Met, 2007
with Roberto Alagna and Anna Netrebko
  Mezzo   September 1, 14
17:00 - 19:50

Steinbeck, John   Cannery Row _ Straße der Ölsardinen, 1977
(Equus)
  TNT Film   September 10, 14
16:30 - 18:30

Williams, Tennessee   Endstation Sehnsucht, 1951
(A Streetcar Named Desire)
  SRF 1   August 22, 14
00:20 - 02:20 | 04:00 - 05:55
        TNT Film   August 22, 14
06:00 - 08:00