Tonight (October 6) at 8pm and 10pm ET/PT, TNT will pay tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who passed away yesterday at the age of 56, with a presentation of the 1999 original movie Pirates of Silicon Valley. The film, which received five Emmy nominations, follows the race between technology rivals Apple Computer and Microsoft during the early days of the personal computing revolution. Noah Wyle plays Steve Jobs, with Anthony Michael Hall as Microsoft founder Bill Gates, and Joey Slotnick as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
By Barb Oates Follow @ChannelGuideBO TNT will pay tribute to Steve Jobs, who died yesterday, by re-airing their 1999 Emmy-nominated film Pirates of Silicon Valley at 8pmET and 10pmET tonight. Below are extracts from our original review that ran in our June 1999 issue and comments from Noah Wyle on playing Jobs in the film. Wyle originally turned down the role of Steve Jobs saying: “I wanted to focus on ER. It’s a pivotal year for the show and I didn’t want to take on anything in addition to the part of Dr. Carter. But then Martyn Burke sent me […]
By Jeff Pfeiffer Nonstop episodes of Law & Order on TNT? Sounds like a typical weekend, doesn’t it? In this case, though, the network will be airing some of the series’ most memorable episodes in a special marathon to mark the occasion of it coming to an end after 20 years. In case you haven’t heard, NBC has decided to cancel the flagship show (but to keep Law & Order: SVU and pick up the new spinoff Law & Order: Los Angeles, lamely shortened to LOLA), and Monday, May 24, will be its final episode.
TV schedules and start times have been announced for the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series. FOX again opens coverage of the Sprint Cup Series, with the first 13 points races of the season, including the Daytona 500 on Feb. 20. TNT has coverage of six races beginning in June. ESPN and ABC share 17 races, with 14 of those on ESPN. All but one of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup races airs on ESPN. All three races on ABC are on Saturday nights. SPEED Channel again has coverage of the […]