Literature in the Media

Literature Programs on TV in USA/Canada

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Author Program Station Date
Austen, Jane   Pride and Prejudice, 2005   HBO Signature   August 31, 14
        HBO Family   September 4/5, 14
        HBO2   September 11, 14

Barrie, JM   Finding Neverland, 2004   Starz Cinema   August 31, 14
        Starz Kids   September 6, 14

Brontë, Emily   Wuthering Heights, 2011   Encore Black   September 7, 14

Burgess, Anthony   A Clockwork Orange, 1971   ThrillerMAX   September 1/2/7, 14

Capote, Truman   Capote, 2005   Epix 3 SD   September 1, 14
        MGM HD   September 6, 14

Cooper, James Fenimore   The Last of the Mohicans, 1992   Turner Network TV   September 6, 14

Dickens, Charles   Oliver Twist, 1992   Ovation TV   September 11, 14

Fitzgerald, F Scott   The Great Gatsby, 2013   HBO Signature   August 31, 14
        HBO2   September 3/4/9/10, 14
        HBO Zone   September 7, 14

Golding, William   Lord of the Flies, 1990   Ovation TV   September 1, 14

Greene, Graham   The Quiet American, 2002   Encore Suspense   September 5/6, 14
        IndiePlex   September 3, 14

Hornby, Nick   About a Boy, 2002   HBO Signature   September 1/6/8, 14
        HBO Family   September 4/7/8, 14

Irving, John   The Cider House Rules, 1999   IFC   August 31, 14

Irving, Washington   Sleepy Hollow, 1999   ActionMAX   August 31, 14
        MoreMAX   September 2, 14
        MovieMax   September 4/10, 14
        ThrillerMAX   September 5/6, 14
        OuterMAX   September 7/12, 14

Lahiri, Jhumpa   The Namesake, 2006   SundanceTV   September 4, 14

Martel, Yann   Life of Pi, 2012   ActionMAX   August 31, 14
        MoreMAX   September 1/4/7, 14
        ThrillerMAX   September 2/6/11, 14
        OuterMAX   September 3/9, 14
        MovieMax   September 8, 14

McEwan, Ian   Atonement, 2007   Universal HD   September 7/8, 14

Melville, Herman   Moby Dick, 1956   MGM HD   September 3, 14

Miller, Arthur   The Crucible, 1996   SundanceTV   September 3, 14

Murdoch, Iris   Iris, 2001   IndiePlex   September 3/12, 14

Niffenegger, Audrey   The Time Traveller's Wife, 2008   Lifetime   September 1, 14

Prejean, Helen   Dead Man Walking, 1995   Epix 3 SD   September 4/5, 14
    Dead Man Walking, 1995   EPIX 2 HD   September 8/9, 14

Sebold, Alice   The Lovely Bones, 2009   HBO Zone   September 2/10, 14
        HBO2   September 9, 14

Shakespeare, William   The Tempest, 2009   Showtime Beyond   August 31, 14
September 2, 14
        The Movie Channel   September 9, 14
    Much Ado About Nothing, 1993   MGM HD   September 4/12, 14
    Much Ado About Nothing, 2013   Epix East   September 5, 14
    The Taming of the Shrew, 1967   WNYWDT2   August 31, 14
    Henry V, 1989   MGM HD   August 31, 14
    A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1999   5 StarMAX   September 2, 14

Shaw, George Bernard   The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, 1999   OuterMAX   September 1, 14
        MovieMax   September 4/9, 14
        ActionMAX   September 6/12, 14

Steinbeck, John   East of Eden, 1955   Turner Classic Movies   September 7, 14

Twain, Mark   Huckleberry Finn, 1974   WPIXDT3   September 1/7, 14

Upike, John   The Witches of Eastwick, 1987   Ovation TV   August 31, 14

Walker, Alice   The Color Purple, 1985   WWORDT3   September 2/7/11, 14

Wharton, Edith   The Age of Innocence, 1993   Sony Movie Channel HD   September 7, 14

Wilde, Oscar   The Importance of Being Earnest, 1952   Showtime Familyzone   September 4/5/9, 14
        Showtime Women   September 7/11/12, 14
    An Ideal Husband, 1948   CUNY   September 7, 14