Literature in the Media

Literature Programs on TV in USA/Canada

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Author Program Station Date
Austen, Jane   Mansfield Park, 1999   Showtime Familyzone   June 25/29, 15
    Emma, 1996   HBO Comedy   June 22/24/25/27, 15
        HBO Family   June 30, 15
    Sense and Sensibility, 1995   Ovation TV   June 26/27, 15

Burgess, Anthony   A Clockwork Orange, 1971   ThrillerMAX   June 30, 15

Cain, James M   The Postman Always Rings Twice, 1946   Turner Classic Movies   June 26, 15

Capote, Truman   Infamous, 2006   SundanceTV   June 22/23, 15
    Capote, 2005   Encore Suspense   June 27, 15
    In Cold Blood, 1967   WNYWDT2   July 2, 15
    Murder by Death, 1976
starring Truman Capote
  WFTYDT3   July 2, 15

Chabon, Michael   Wonder Boys, 2000   5 StarMAX   July 1, 15

Cooper, James Fenimore   The Last of the Mohicans, 1992   Starz   June 26, 15

Ellis, Bret Easton   Less Than Zero, 1987   SundanceTV   June 30, 15
July 1, 15
    American Psycho, 2000   SundanceTV   June 26, 15

Fitzgerald, F Scott   The Last Tycoon, 1976   WNYWDT2   June 25/30, 15

Greene, Graham   The Quiet American, 1958   MGM HD   June 28, 15
    The Third Man, 1949   Turner Classic Movies   June 27, 15

Hansberry, Lorraine   A Raisin in the Sun, 2008   Encore Black   June 24/25/29/30, 15

Heller, Joseph   Catch-22, 1970   WNYWDT2   June 24/25, 15

Higgins, Colin   Harold and Maude, 1971   EPIX 2 HD   June 22, 15
        Epix Drive-in   July 2, 15

Irving, Washington   Sleepy Hollow, 1999   5 StarMAX   June 22, 15
July 1, 15

London, Jack   Call of the Wild, 1935   FXM   July 1/2, 15

McEwan, Ian   Atonement, 2007   MoreMAX   June 22/27/29, 15

Miller, Arthur   The Crucible, 1996   SundanceTV   July 1, 15

Morrison, Toni   Beloved, 1998   Showtime Beyond   June 24/25/30, 15
        Showtime Showcase   July 2, 15

Shakespeare, William   Romeo and Juliet, 1968   MoviePlex   June 22, 15
    The Tempest, 2009   Showtime Familyzone   June 23/25/26/28/29, 15

Shaw, George Bernard   The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, 1999   5 StarMAX   June 23, 15

Steinbeck, John   Of Mice and Men, 1992   WPIXDT3   June 25, 15

Walker, Alice   The Color Purple, 1985   Centric   June 29, 15

Waugh, Evelyn   Brideshead Revisited, 2008   Cloo   June 23, 15