Monthly Archives: April 2011

DISH Network Airs ‘A Child’s Garden of Poetry’ in an HBO Family Special

In an original HBO Family Special, children and their families everywhere will be inspired by literary art in ‘A Child’s Garden of Poetry,’ set to replay on HBO at 6:30pm on Saturday, April 30 (part of DISH Network programming). For viewers familiar with the Emmy Award®-winning Baby Classical series, ‘A Child’s Garden of Poetry’ is produced by the same […]

DISH Network Debuts Megan Fox’s ‘Passion Play’ on Day of Theatrical Release

DISH Cinema on demand, is giving subscribers exclusive access to the brand new film ‘Passion Play’ starring Mickey Rourke, Bill Murray and Megan Fox on the same day that it hits theaters on May 6. The dramatic film will reveal a love story between a depression ridden jazz trumpeter (Academy Award Nominee, Rourke) and a beautiful carnival star with […]

Royal Wedding Coverage for Historical Nuptials of Kate Middleton and Prince William April 29

You might say that the U.S. has put “Bieber Fever” on hold in time for the Royal Wedding buzz that has circulated across the country just before the nuptials of Kate Middleton and Prince William on Friday, April 29. Even if you’re not looking forward to the historical day, it will be kind of hard […]

Backed By Star Power NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Premieres Tuesday on DISH Network

I know what you’re thinking, another reality singing competition is just what DISH Network programming needs (insert sarcasm here). ‘The Voice’ on NBC promises to be less “pretentious” and more serious about the actual process of turning an unknown singer into a recording artist, with the help of four famous performers as the participants’ coaches: Cee Lo […]

Michael Scott Leaves the ‘The Office’ During Extended Farewell Episode Thursday

‘Office’ fans everywhere will be saying goodbye to one of television’s greatest bosses Thursday (April 28 at 9pm ET) on NBC, part of DISH Network programming, as Michael Scott leaves ‘The Office’ (played by Steve Carell) and moves on from Dunder Mifflin to spend more time with his fiance Holly Flax. The extended episode is 50 minutes […]

DISH Network Brings Earth Day to TV with ‘Human Planet’ Finale and Planet Green Programming

If you don’t have time this weekend to plant a row of trees in your yard for Earth Day, you can at least enjoy some planet-themed programming on DISH Network. Remember Earth Day this weekend by tuning in to Planet Green where you can watch the premiere of Isabella Rossellini’s documentary film Animals Distract Me on Planet […]

DISH Subscribers Access HBO Go in Time for ‘Cinema Verite’ and ‘Treme’ Premieres

DISH Network, a leading satellite TV provider, has joined DirecTV and select cable TV services in providing its subscribers with access to HBO Go and MAX Go through the DISHOnline portal. DISH Network customers who have added HBO programming to their satellite TV package can choose from over 1,800 HBO and Cinemax TV series and movie titles to stream on their […]

Wannabe Celebrities Featured in New VH1 Reality TV Series ‘Famous Food’

Not exactly sure what former ‘Bachelor’ Jake Pavelka, ‘The Hills’ plastic surgery clad Heidi Montag, and unstable (to put it politely) ‘New Jersey Housewives’ star Danielle Staub all have in common? It seems as though VH1, part of DISH Network programming, has put together a new reality series featuring the mentioned C-list celebrities, plus the […]

Get NBA Postseason Action with 2011 NBA Playoffs TV Schedule Times and Channels

The 2011 NBA Playoffs are in full force as the underdogs in both conferences have been coming out strong in some of the first games of the first-round series, leaving tonight’s three matchups cause to tune in for. Below, you’ll find a list of the NBA Playoffs national television broadcast schedule according to NBA.com that includes […]

Discovery Communications Reveals New Programming Plus Network ‘Velocity’ for Men

Discovery Communications, part of DISH Network programming and home to some of today’s most intriguing television shows, has announced new TV series additions, plus a novelty network, ‘Velocity,’ geared toward upper-class men. ‘Velocity’ will replace Discovery Communications’ HD Theater Channel and feature shows that those making “above six figure [salaries]” can appreciate and relate to. According to David Zaslav, Discovery Communications […]