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getTV Premieres 1949's THE PRINCE OF PEACE, The Passion Play Never Before Seen On Television, On Monday, April 14 At 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT, Re-Airing Good Friday, April 18, And Easter Sunday, April 20

getTV Honors William Holden, One of Hollywood's Most Popular Stars and Biggest Box Office Draws, Every Thursday Evening in April, at 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- getTV ushers in the Easter season with the premiere of the passion play THE PRINCE OF PEACE, for the first time ever on television, on Monday, April 14, at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT, with a second broadcast immediately following at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. Filmed during Lawton, Oklahoma's annual dramatization of the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ—an event that would attract hundreds of thousands of people from all over the country, who would happily camp out to witness the spectacle—THE PRINCE OF PEACE is an intriguing snapshot of 40s era culture and customs as viewed through the eyes of a mid-20th century small town. Additionally, getTV will present special re-broadcastings of THE PRINCE OF PEACE on Good Friday, April 18, at 8:20 a.m. ET/5:20 a.m. PT, and Easter Sunday, April 20, at 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT, and 8:40 p.m. ET/5:40 p.m. PT.

getTV is a free-to-air broadcast television digital network dedicated to showcasing Hollywood's legendary movies through 1960.

Leading in to the PRINCE OF PEACE premiere on Easter Sunday, April 20, is the biblical epic BARABBAS, at 3:55 p.m. ET/12:55 p.m. PT, starring Anthony Quinn, Jack Palance and Ernest Borgnine. BARABBAS is part of an all-day film marathon for the two-time Oscar®-winner Quinn that includes LOST COMMAND, BEHOLD A PALE HORSE with Gregory Peck and Omar Sharif, and REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT with Jackie Gleason and Mickey Rooney.

In April, getTV honors William Holden, one of Hollywood's most popular actors, highlighting some of his biggest hits every Thursday night, starting at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The career-spanning retrospective highlights the 1950s box office titan's diverse range, from comedy and romance, to westerns and sports, in films such as THE MAN FROM COLORADO with Glenn Ford; MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND with legendary comedienne Lucille Ball; PICNIC with Kim Novak; THE DARK PAST with Lee J. Cobb; and THE KEY with Sophia Loren.

The Network also pays tribute to one of cinema's most beloved child stars, the late Shirley Temple, on what would have been her 86th birthday, with a special airing of the 1939 classic THE LITTLE PRINCESS on Wednesday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and 9:05 p.m. ET/6:05 p.m. PT. Temple stars in her first Technicolor film, as a young girl sent to live at Miss Minchin's School for Girls when her father goes to war.

Additionally, getTV's Western block celebrates the 123rd birthday of hero Tim McCoy, every Saturday in April at 12:00 p.m. ET/9:00 a.m. PT. Gather up your posse and settle in for eight of the classic cowboy's best adventures. The block includes such epics as TEXAS CYCLONE and TWO FISTED LAW, both co-starring the incomparable John Wayne; as well as END OF THE TRAIL, THE REVENGE RIDER, and THE WESTERNER, among others.

Top Events for the month of April include: (Times Below Are Eastern)

THE PRINCE OF PEACE – Don't miss this rare event, as "the screen's first great passion play" comes to television for the first time.

April 14 – Channel Premiere – 8:30 p.m.
April 18Good Friday8:20 a.m.
April 20Easter Sunday7:00 p.m.

WILLIAM HOLDENgetTV honors William Holden every Thursday in April, showcasing the celebrated actor's genre-spanning career with themed nights covering The West, Comedy, Sports, and Romance.

April 3 – THE WEST – TEXAS (with Glenn Ford) 7:00 p.m. and 11:20 p.m.; THE MAN FROM COLORADO (with Glenn Ford and Ellen Drew) 9:10 p.m. and 1:30 a.m.
April 10 – COMEDY – MEET THE STEWARTS (with Grant Mitchell) 7:00 p.m.; MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND  (with Lucille Ball) 8:40 p.m.; FATHER IS A BACHELOR 10:40 p.m.
April 17 – SPORTS – GOLDEN BOY (with Barbara Stanwyck) 7:00 p.m.; BOOTS MALONE 9:15 p.m.; and THE DARK PAST (with Lee J. Cobb) 11:35 p.m.
April 24ROMANCE – PICNIC (with Kim Novak) 7:00 p.m. and 12:25 a.m.; THE KEY (with Sophia Loren) 9:35 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.

THE LITTLE PRINCESS – getTV honors Shirley Temple on what would have been her 86th birthday, with this classic family film on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:05 p.m.

TIM MCCOYSaturdays in April are dedicated to movie hero Tim McCoy, who would have celebrated his 123rd birthday this month, as the gunslinger rides through eight of his most unforgettable films.

April 5 – McCoy stars alongside John Wayne in TEXAS CYCLONE 12:00 p.m.; and TWO FISTED LAW 1:20 p.m.
April 12THE WESTERN CODE 12:00 p.m.; and END OF THE TRAIL 1:20 p.m.
April 19THE WESTERNER 12:00 p.m.; and SQUARE SHOOTER 1:20 p.m.
April 26THE REVENGE RIDER 12:00 p.m.; and RIDING WILD 1:20 p.m.

ICONS – getTV's April ICONS lineup launches on Friday, April 4, with a roster full of films starring some of Hollywood's best and brightest, as the channel honors tinsel town headliners Bette Davis, Omar Sharif, Ann Miller, and Spencer Tracy.

April 4BETTE DAVISSTORM CENTER 7:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.; and WHERE LOVE HAS GONE 8:55 p.m. and 1:25 a.m.
April 11OMAR SHARIFGENGHIS KHAN (with James Mason) 7:00 p.m. and 12:35 a.m.; BEHOLD A PALE HORSE (with Gregory Peck and Anthony Quinn) 9:50 p.m. and 3:25 a.m.
April 18ANN MILLERREVEILLE WITH BEVERLY 7:00 p.m.; JAM SESSION 8:45 p.m.; TIME OUT FOR RHYTHM 10:30 p.m.; GO WEST YOUNG LADY (with Glenn Ford) 12:15 a.m.
April 25SPENCER TRACYMAN'S CASTLE 7:00 p.m.; THE LAST HURRAH 8:45 p.m.; and THE DEVIL AT 4 O'CLOCK (with Frank Sinatra) 11:30 p.m.

GROOVY TUESDAYS Romp through the campy and comedic movies of the late '50s and '60s with Groovy Tuesdays, every Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. Featured in this month's lineup are cinematic icons Marlon Brando, Robert Redford, Sidney Poitier, Lloyd Bridges, Dean Martin, and more.

April 1MARLON BRANDOTHE WILD ONE 7:00 p.m. and 11:50 p.m.; and THE CHASE (with Jane Fonda and Robert Redford) 8:50 p.m. and 1:40 a.m.
April 8 – BRITS MEET ROCK – Sidney Poitier in TO SIR, WITH LOVE 7:00 p.m. and 11:05 p.m.; RING-A-DING RHYTHM 9:20 p.m. and 1:25 a.m.
April 15 – GROOVY HOLLYWOODKim Stanley and Lloyd Bridges in THE GODDESS 7:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.; and Elke Sommer and Milton Berle in THE OSCAR 9:20 p.m. and 2:20 a.m.
April 22 – GIDGET – GIDGET GOES HAWAIIAN 7:00 p.m. and 11:40 p.m.; GIDGET GOES TO ROME 9:20 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.
April 29MATT HELM – It's a double dose of Dean Martin in the spy capers MURDERER'S ROW (with Ann-Margret and Karl Malden) 7:00 p.m. and 11:40 p.m.; and THE WRECKING CREW (with Elke Sommer and Sharon Tate) 9:20 p.m and 2:00 a.m.

Other highlights include:

WESTERNS – Saddle up for getTV's WESTERNS block in April, putting the spotlight on some of the genre's biggest names. Themed nights include a triple-feature of films starring Randolph Scott, Westerns from the 60s, Singing Cowboys, and Winnetou, all airing in primetime starting Saturday, April 4.

April 5RANDOLPH SCOTTGUNFIGHTERS 7:00 p.m.; CORONER CREEK 9:00 p.m.; and THE WALKING HILLS 11:00 p.m.
April 12 – WESTERNS FROM THE 60s – RIDE BEYOND VENGEANCE 7:00 p.m. and 10:50 p.m.; THE WILD WESTERNERS 9:15 p.m. and 1:05 a.m.
April 19 – SINGING COWBOYS – Russell Hayden and Dub Taylor in SADDLES AND SAGEBRUSH 7:00 p.m., and RIDERS OF THE NORTHWEST MOUNTED 8:15 p.m., featuring the pioneering swing band Bob Wills & His Western Playboys; and Roy Rogers and George 'Gabby' Hayes in MY PAL TRIGGER 9:35 p.m.
April 26WINNETOU – Actor Pierre Brice is featured in THE TREASURE OF SILVER LAKE 7:00 p.m. and 1:25 a.m.; RAMPAGE AT APACHE WELLS (with Stewart Granger) 9:30 p.m. and 3:55 a.m.; and FRONTIER HELLCAT (with Elke Sommer) 11:30 p.m. and 5:55 a.m.

SILVER SCREEN FAVORITES – Experience the greatest pictures from movie history with the Sunday night "Silver Screen Favorites" block, boasting groundbreaking performances from Alec Guinness, James Stewart, Anthony Quinn, Katharine Hepburn, and more. The films featured in this block will repeat every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. ET.

April 6 – Alec Guinness in DAMN THE DEFIANT! 7:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., and THE PRISONER 9:20 p.m. and 1:55 a.m.
April 13James Stewart and Lee Remick in ANATOMY OF A MURDER 7:00 p.m. and 10:35 p.m.
April 20 – ANTHONY QUINN ALL-DAY MARATHON, starting at 8:15 a.m., with LOST COMMAND; BEHOLD A PALE HORSE (with Gregory Peck and Omar Sharif) 11:15 a.m.; REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT (with Jackie Gleason and Mickey Rooney) 2 p.m.; and BARABBAS 3:55 p.m.
April 27Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, and Katharine Hepburn in GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER 7:00 p.m. and 9:25 p.m.

For a complete schedule of films and times, visit www.get.tv/schedule. In addition to airing these films on the dates noted above, some of the movies mentioned are scheduled for further broadcasts throughout the month. (See listings for further details.)

About getTV

getTV is a free-to-air broadcast television digital network dedicated to showcasing Hollywood's legendary movies through 1960. The network, operated by Sony Pictures Television Networks, launched in February 2014 with titles ranging from Academy Award® winning films to other epic classics. getTV is available in more than 44 percent of all U.S. television households and is in 24 markets, including 17 of the top 20 designated markets areas (DMAs). The network is available as a digital subchannel of Univision Television Group owned stations and others. For information, visit get.tv, and connect with the network on Facebook.

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