Syfy Celebrates Labor Day Weekend With a Programming Festival That Includes a 12 Hour ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Marathon
via press release:
SYFY WILL CELEBRATE LABOR DAY WITH PROGRAMMING FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 2 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 5
HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE THEATRICAL BLOCKBUSTERS PLUS WEREWOLF AND VAMPIRE MOVIE FESTIVAL
NEW YORK – August 16, 2011 – Syfy will host a non-stop Labor Day weekend programming extravaganza — September 2 through September 5 — featuring a Star Trek: Next Generation marathon, two days of theatrical blockbusters and an all-day festival of werewolf and vampire movies.
The holiday festivities begin on Friday, September 2 with the Star Trek: The Next Generation viewer’s choice marathon running from 8AM-8PM (ET/PT). Fans can choose up to 10 of their favorite episodes at http://www.syfy.com/nextgeneration/poll/.
The Road Warrior at 7PM and Mad Max 3: Beyond Thunderdome at 9PM are among the highlights of the Saturday, September 3 marathon, while The Fifth Element will anchor the Sunday, September 4 movie extravaganza at 9PM.
The Labor Day monster-thon on Monday, September 5 will showcase Underworld: Evolution at 7PM and Underworld: Rise of the Lycans at 9PM.
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