via press release:
ABC FAMILY INVITES POTTERPHILES TO ENJOY SOME SUMMERTIME MAGIC DURING THE NETWORK’S “HARRY POTTER WEEKEND,” AIRING FROM THURSDAY, JULY 8TH – SUNDAY, JULY 11TH
In Addition to the First Five Installments of the Film Series, the Weekend Includes Never-Before-Seen Cast Interviews and Footage from the Upcoming Film, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”
Network to Air “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” Film Trailer in Its Entirety on Monday, June 28
Burbank, CA (June 25, 2010) – Take a break from the heat, pop open a butterbeer and join ABC Family for an extra-long weekend of magic and Quidditch matches with everyone’s favorite boy wizard and friends. The weekend starts with “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” on Thursday, July 8th and will include airings of each of the first five films through Sunday, July 11th. Fans will also be treated to never-before-seen interviews and footage of Harry’s epic final showdown with Voldemort from the much anticipated two-part motion picture, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Part 1 is due in theaters November 19, 2010, Part 2 on July 15, 2011.
In addition, the network will present a special telecast of a newly released “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” trailer, airing it in its entirety on Monday, June 28. Warner Bros. Pictures will release the trailer worldwide that day, and it will air on ABC Family that evening during the debut of the new ABC Family original one-hour series, “Huge” (9:00PM–10:00PM ET/PT).
The “Harry Potter” weekend schedule is as follows:
Thursday, July 8th
(7:30 – 10:30 PM ET/PT) “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”
Friday, July 9th
(3:30 – 7:00 PM ET/PT) “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”
(7:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT) “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”
Saturday, July 10th
(12:30 – 4:30 PM ET/PT) “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”
(4:30 – 7:30 PM ET/PT) “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”
(7:30 – 11:00 PM ET/PT) “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”
Sunday, July 11th
(1:30 – 4:30 PM ET/PT) “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”
(4:30 – 8:00 PM ET/PT) “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”
(8:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT) “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”
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