via press release:
SYFY CELEBRATES THE END OF SUMMER WITH LABOR DAY WEEKEND PROGRAMMING FESTIVAL
TWO DAYS OF STEPHEN KING MOVIES ANDMARATHON
New York, New York – August 31, 2010 – Syfy will celebrate the unofficial end of summer with a Labor Day weekend programming festival highlighted by a two-day Stephen King movie marathon, concluding on the holiday with seven episodes offrom 8:30AM-2:30PM (ET/PT).
The Friday Stephen King movies include The Langoliers (3-7PM) and The Tommy Knockers (7-11PM), while on Saturday, Syfy will presentThe Stand (3-9PM) along with Desperation at 11PM.
On Thursday, September 9, at 9PM (ET/PT),returns for season four -- as anchor of the new Thursday night reality block -- with host Josh Gates taking viewers around the globe in eight all-new episodes, traveling to the farthest corners of the earth in search of answers behind some of the world’s most intriguing unanswered mysteries. The crew’s itinerary will include investigations in Madagascar, Tanzania, Guam, Kenya and Cambodia. The team will also conduct the first underwater paranormal investigation when they travel to a remote Micronesian island to search for the spirits dwelling in a sunken fleet. The season kicks off with a trip to Pompeii, where Josh and crew conduct the very first overnight paranormal investigation in the famous ancient city.
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in more than 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)