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getTV Celebrates Comedy Icon Lucille Ball With A Special Birthday Block Packed With Four Of Her Most Popular Films On Wednesday, August 6, At 11:05 A.M. ET

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Other Highlights Include a James Stewart Triple Feature, THE LONE WOLF movie franchise on Thursdays, and Stunts Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Buck Jones, and More

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- getTV puts the spotlight on esteemed comedienne Lucille Ball this month, with a special block airing Wednesday, August 6 -- what would have been Ball's 103rd birthday. The day kicks off at 11:05 a.m. ET, with THE FULLER BRUSH GIRL, starring Eddie Albert; followed by HER HUSBAND'S AFFAIRS; MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND, with William Holden; and the adventure epic THE MAGIC CARPET, Ball's last film before captivating the small screen as Lucy Ricardo in I LOVE LUCY.

getTV is a free-to-air broadcast television digital network dedicated to showcasing Hollywood's legendary movies through 1960.

On Friday, August 8, getTV pays tribute to one of Hollywood's most popular leading men, the incomparable James Stewart, with a three-pack of films as part of the Network's Friday Icons evening block at 7 p.m. ET. The career-spanning retrospective includes Western favorite THE MAN FROM LARAMIE; as well as THE MOUNTAIN ROAD, and the whirlwind-romance MADE FOR EACH OTHER, with Carole Lombard.

Tune in for multiple Oscar® winners and nominees in the Silver Screen Favorites block, every Sunday at 7 p.m. ET. The star-studded lineup features original silver screen sirens Elizabeth Taylor and Katharine Hepburn in SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER (August 3); Gregory Peck gets MAROONED (August 10); Humphrey Bogart sets sail in THE CAINE MUTINY (August 17); THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING (August 24), with Ethel Waters and Julie Harris; and Rita Hayworth shines in COVER GIRL (August 31).

getTV continues to highlight the best serials from Hollywood's Golden Age, with a Thursday Film Noir roster dedicated to master detective The Lone Wolf, every week at 7 p.m. ET. Tune in for 10 capers from Columbia Pictures' classic serial, including Warren William in THE LONE WOLF SPY HUNT (August 8) with Ida Lupino and Rita Hayworth; THE LONE WOLF TAKES A CHANCE (August 14); COUNTER-ESPIONAGE (August 21); and Gerald Mohr in THE NOTORIOUS LONE WOLF (August 28).

Then, saddle up your posse and ride off into the sunset with prolific Western hero Buck Jones, every Saturday in August starting at High Noon. The action-packed set boasts eight of the gunslinger's most epic adventures, including THE LONE RIDER (August 2); RIDIN' FOR JUSTICE (August 9); ONE MAN LAW (August 16); and HOLLYWOOD ROUND-UP (August 23), among others. The month wraps up with a day-long Buck Jones marathon on August 30.

getTV AUGUST PROGRAMMING NIGHTLY HIGHLIGHTS  (All Times Eastern)

Groovy Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 5Jack Lemmon
7 p.m. & 12:25 a.m.GOOD NEIGHBOR SAM (1964)
9:55 p.m. & 3:20 a.m.UNDER THE YUM YUM TREE (1963)

Tuesday, August 12Hawaii
7 p.m. & 11:40 p.m.GIDGET GOES HAWAIIAN (1961)
9:20 p.m. & 2 a.m.RIDE THE WILD SURF (1964)

Tuesday, August 19 – Teen Fun
7 p.m.LIFE BEGINS AT SEVENTEEN (1958)
8:40 p.m.SENIOR PROM (1958)
10:30 p.m.GOING STEADY (1958)

Tuesday, August 26 – 60s Relationships
7 p.m. & 11:15 p.m.THE SWIMMER (1968)
9:10 p.m. & 1:25 a.m.FOR SINGLES ONLY (1968)

Thursdays – Film Noir – THE LONE WOLF

Thursday, August 7
7 p.m.THE LONE WOLF SPY HUNT (1939)
8:35 p.m.THE LONE WOLF STRIKES (1940)
10:05 p.m.THE LONE WOLF MEETS A LADY (1940)

Thursday, August 14
7 p.m. & 10:10 p.m.THE LONE WOLF TAKES A CHANCE (1941)
8:40 p.m. & 11:50 p.m.THE LONE WOLF KEEPS A DATE (1941)

Thursday, August 21
7 p.m.COUNTER-ESPIONAGE (1942)
8:35 p.m.ONE DANGEROUS NIGHT (1943)
10:20 p.m.PASSPORT TO SUEZ (1943)

Thursday, August 28
7 p.m. & 10:05 p.m.– THE NOTORIOUS LONE WOLF (1946)
8:30 p.m. & 11:35 p.m.THE LONE WOLF IN LONDON (1947)

Friday Icons

Friday, August 1Lucille Ball
7 p.m.HER HUSBAND'S AFFAIRS (1947)
9 p.m.MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND (1949)
11:05 p.m.THE FULLER BRUSH GIRL (1950)
1:05 a.m.THE MAGIC CARPET (1951)

Friday, August 8James Stewart
7 p.m.THE MAN FROM LARAMIE (1955)
9:20 p.m.THE MOUNTAIN ROAD (1960)
11:40 p.m.MADE FOR EACH OTHER (1939)

Friday, August 15Joan Blondell
7 p.m. & 12:20 a.m.GOOD GIRLS GO TO PARIS (1939)
8:45 p.m. & 2:05 a.m.THREE GIRLS ABOUT TOWN (1941)
10:20 p.m. & 3:40 a.m.THE CORPSE CAME C.O.D. (1947)

Friday, August 22Van Johnson
7 p.m. & 11:15 p.m.THE END OF THE AFFAIR (1955)
9:20 p.m. & 1:35 a.m.THE LAST BLITZKRIEG (1959)

Friday, August 29Fred MacMurray
7 p.m.TOO MANY HUSBANDS (1940)
8:50 p.m.THE LADY IS WILLING (1942)
10:55 p.m.PARDON MY PAST (1945)

High Noon – Buck Jones

Saturday, August 2
12 p.m.THE LONE RIDER (1930)
1:20 p.m.DESERT VENGEANCE (1931)

Saturday, August 9
12 p.m.THE FIGHTING SHERIFF (1931)
1:30 p.m.RIDIN' FOR JUSTICE (1932)

Saturday, August 16
12 p.m.ONE MAN LAW (1932)
1:25 p.m.HELLO TROUBLE (1932)

Saturday, August 23
12 p.m.THE MAN TRAILER (1934)
1:20 p.m.HOLLYWOOD ROUND-UP (1937)

Saturday, August 30 – Buck Jones Marathon
12 p.m.THE LONE RIDER (1930)
1:20 p.m.DESERT VENGEANCE (1931)
2:50 p.m.THE FIGHTING SHERIFF (1931)
4:20 p.m.RIDIN' FOR JUSTICE (1932)
5:45 p.m.ONE MAN LAW (1932)
7:10 p.m.HELLO TROUBLE (1932)
8:40 p.m.THE MAN TRAILER (1934)
10 p.m.HOLLYWOOD ROUND-UP (1937)

Saturday Westerns

Saturday, August 2
2:50 p.m.THE LAST HORSEMAN (1944)
4:05 p.m.MY PAL TRIGGER (1946)
5:55 p.m.THE UNTAMED BREED (1948)
7:45 p.m.RIDE BEYOND VENGEANCE (1966)
10 p.m.A BULLET IS WAITING (1954)
11:50 p.m.THE OUTLAW (1943)

Saturday, August 9
2:55 p.m.THE MAN TRAILER (1934)
4:15 p.m.HOLLYWOOD ROUND-UP (1937)
5:45 p.m.SECRET OF TREASURE MOUNTAIN (1956)
7:20 p.m.RIDE LONESOME (1959)
9 p.m.CORONER CREEK (1948)

Saturday, August 16
2:55 p.m.THE LONE RIDER (1930)
4:15 p.m.DESERT VENGEANCE (1931)
5:45 p.m.THE LAST HORSEMAN (1944)
7 p.m.THEY CAME TO CORDURA (1959)
9:45 p.m.ADVENTURES IN SILVERADO (1948)

Saturday, August 23
2:50 p.m.RIDE LONESOME (1959)
4:30 p.m.CORONER CREEK (1948)
6:30 p.m.SECRET OF TREASURE MOUNTAIN (1956)
8:05 p.m.THE VIOLENT MEN (1955)
10:15 p.m.RIDE BEYOND VENGEANCE (1966)

Saturday, August 30
2:50 p.m.THE FIGHTING SHERIFF (1931)
4:20 p.m.RIDIN' FOR JUSTICE (1932)
5:45 p.m. - ONE MAN LAW (1932)
7:10 p.m.HELLO TROUBLE (1932)
8: 40 p.m. – THE MAN TRAILER (1934)
10 p.m.HOLLYWOOD ROUND-UP (1937)
11:30 p.m. THE MAN FROM LARAMIE (1955)

Sunday Silver Screen Favorites

Sunday, August 3
7 p.m. & 9:35 p.m.SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER (1959)

Sunday, August 10
7 p.m. & 10 p.m.MAROONED (1969)

Sunday, August 17
7 p.m. & 9:50 p.m.THE CAINE MUTINY (1954)

Sunday, August 24
7 p.m. & 9:05 p.m.THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING (1953)

Sunday, August 31
7 p.m. & 9:25 p.m.COVER GIRL (1944)

For a complete schedule of films and times, visit www.get.tv/schedule. In addition to airing these films on the dates noted above, some of the movies mentioned are scheduled for further broadcasts throughout the month. (See listings for further details.)

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