via press release:
SYFY CELEBRATES MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WITH 4-DAY MOVIE MARATHON FEATURING NEARLY 40 FILMS INCLUDING PREMIERE OF WRONG TURN ON SATURDAY, MAY 29, AT 9PM
Festival Includes Fan Favorites Lake Placid 2, Mega Piranha and Mega Shark Vs Giant Octopus
New York, NY – May 7, 2010 – Syfy kicks off the official start of summer with a four-day Memorial Day weekend marathon of nearly 40 movies, highlighted by the premiere of Wrong Turn, starring Eliza Dushku, on Saturday, May 29, at 9PM (ET/PT).
The festival begins on Friday, May 28 with Cold as Ice films, featuring Ice Spiders (Patrick Muldoon and Vanessa Williams) at 5PM, Wyvern (Nick Chinlund) at 7PM and Yeti (Peter DeLuise) at 9PM.
On Saturday, May 29, Syfy unleashes horror movies such as Open Graves (Mike Vogel) at 3PM and Wrong Turn 2 (Erica Leerhsen) at 7PM, leading into Wrong Turn at 9PM.
The Don’t Go in the Water marathon on Sunday, May 30 showcases fan favorites from Mega Shark Vs Giant Octopus (Debbie Gibson) at 3PM,Lake Placid 2 (John Schneider, Cloris Leachman) at 7PM and Mega Piranha (Barry Williams, Tiffany, Paul Logan) at 9PM to Supergator (Kelly McGillis) at 11PM.
The holiday gala concludes on Memorial Day, May 31, with a Stephen King movie marathon. Patricia Wettig and Dean Stockwell star in the two-part The Langoliers at 11AM, followed by Rob Lowe, Gary Sinise and Molly Ringwald in the four-part The Stand at 3PM.
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