Literature in the Media

Literature Programs on TV in USA/Canada

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Author Program Station Date
Barrie, JM   Finding Neverland, 2004   Encore Family   April 21/27, 14

Bronte, Charlotte   Jane Eyre, 2011   MovieMax   April 22/29, 14

Capote, Truman   Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1961   WNYWDT2   April 26/29/30, 14
    Capote, 2005   EPIX 2 HD   April 23/24, 14
    In Cold Blood, 1967   Sony Movie Channel HD   April 21/24/27, 14

Chevalier, Tracy   Girl with a Pearl Earring, 2003   HDNet Movies   April 11, 14

Cooper, James Fenimore   The Last of the Mohicans, 1992   IFC   April 23, 14

Fitzgerald, F Scott   The Great Gatsby, 2013   HBO2   April 22/26/27, 14
    The Last Tycoon, 1976   RetroPlex   April 22, 14

Greene, Graham   The Quiet American, 2002   Starz Cinema   April 24, 14
        Starz Edge   April 29, 14

Hansberry, Lorraine   A Raisin in the Sun, 1961   WNYWDT2   April 23, 14

Heller, Joseph   Catch-22, 1970   WNYWDT2   April 24/25/29/30, 14

Hornby, Nick   About a Boy, 2002   MovieMax   April 22/27/30, 14
        5 StarMAX   April 25/28, 14

Irving, John   The Hotel New Hampshire, 1984   WPIXDT3   April 25, 14

Irving, Washington   Sleepy Hollow, 1999   Flix   April 21/27, 14

Martel, Yann   Life of Pi, 2012   ThrillerMAX   April 22/26/30, 14
        MovieMax   April 24/28, 14
        MoreMAX   April 23/28, 14
        OuterMAX   April 21, 14

McCabe, Patrick   Butcher Boys, 2012   Showtime Beyond   April 23/24/30, 14

McEwan, Ian   Atonement, 2007   Oxygen   April 23, 14
        Universal HD   April 24/27, 14

Melville, Herman   Moby Dick, 1956   MGM HD   April 21, 14

Miller, Arthur   The Crucible, 1996   ThrillerMAX   April 27, 14

Morrison, Toni   Beloved, 1998   Flix   April 28, 14

Murdoch, Iris   Iris, 2001   IndiePlex   April 27, 14

Plath Sylvia   Sylvia, 2003   SHO 2   April 24, 14

Prejean, Helen   Dead Man Walking, 1995   SundanceTV   April 22/25, 14

Proulx, Annie   The Shipping News, 2001   SundanceTV   April 22, 14

Sebold, Alice   The Lovely Bones, 2009   HBO Signature   April 21/25, 14
        HBO   April 23, 14

Shakespeare, William   Romeo and Juliet, 1936   Turner Classic Movies   April 27, 14
    A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1999   HBO Comedy   April 28, 14

Shaw, George Bernard   The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, 1999   IndiePlex   April 21/27, 14

Walker, Alice   The Color Purple, 1985   Ovation TV   April 26, 14

Wilde, Oscar   The Importance of Being Earnest, 2002   Flix   April 22/27, 14

Williams, Tennessee   A Streetcar Named Desire, 1951   Turner Classic Movies   April 26, 14