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Old 05-22-08, 11:23 PM
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New Andromeda Strain-Mini-Series A&E

http://www.aetv.com/the-andromeda-st...nt%3Dfirefox-a

Click on "Experience The Andromeda Strain" for cast, video, downloads, etc.
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The Andromeda Strain
Two-night television event premieres Memorial Day 9PM/8C On A&E
Benjamin Bratt
Eric McCormack
Ricky Shroder
Andre Braugher
Christa Miller

I really like this movie but I have been hoping that it would be updated. Saw this advertised on A&E & can't wait to see it.
Old 05-23-08, 12:56 AM
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Me too. Been looking forward to us.
Will DVR it on Monday and Tuesday. Although on Tuesday, it is showing Part 1 and Part 2 back to back.
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This mini-series will be out on DVD June 3rd already if you'd rather go that route to see it (like me ).
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I'll be catching it live I love medical stuff.
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I'll be tuning in.
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If you dare, check out the review on AICN. It does contain spoilers.

http://www.aintitcool.com/node/36802
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How come I've seen this? Wasn't it on already?

FWIW, I wasn't expecting much going in and was pleasantly surprised. This is a nice "re-imagining" of the original and in a lot of ways even better than the original. Ridley Scott (and his bro Tony) are behind this so you can expect quality.

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Old 05-23-08, 08:53 AM
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Sky TV in the UK aired it.
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How many nights is it?
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I watch it but no way it's going to be good as the movie version.
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Originally Posted by dom56
I watch it but no way it's going to be good as the movie version.
Same here. I just watched the original on cable a few weeks ago too.
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I wasn't planning on watching this (have never seen the original), but after reading the article in TV Guide I am going to tune in. Starting next week, there are hardly any new shows to watch. It is going to be a dry summer for TV.
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Originally Posted by Jadzia
It is going to be a dry summer for TV.
You mean all that awesome [sic] NBC reality programming doesn't get you excited for summer TV?
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Dry summer?? What the heck are you talking about Jadzia?

TNT: The Closer 15 episodes
Lifetime: Army Wives season 2 18 episodes
USA: Burn Notice 13 episodes

That's 46 weeks of solid entertainment right there on cable.

There's also Swingtown and Flashpoint on CBS.

If you look hard enough, there will always be something to watch.
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Yeah, I have those on my schedule to watch. Usually there is a lot more summer shows though. The writers strike happened when a lot of summer shows usually go into production, and so much of the schedule this year seems to be quickly thrown together reality shows.

For instance, I cancelled HBO because there is nothing new currently running or in the nearby future. Maybe I will renew in July for Generation Kill.
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Add in cable channels trying to avoid going up against the Olympics for another reason this will be a slow summer (eg The Shield was pushed back because of the Games).
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I saw the promo for this at the theater. I was interested in seeing Eric "Will" McCormack in a sc fi/adventure role.
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So, is this on consecutive nights or weekends? I only see one listing for it on the first night.
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I just watched it. Thought it was okay, but got a little goofy near the end.
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Originally Posted by Deftones
So, is this on consecutive nights or weekends? I only see one listing for it on the first night.
I believe it's on Monday and Tuesday at 9pm.

I also saw a listing for watching the entire 4 hours in 1 sitting for next weekend.
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Interesting. I'll have to check the DVR. It only picked up the 1st part in the scheduler.

Ok, figured it out. Apparently the listing on Tuesday is exactly the same as the Monday listing. I think the DirecTV HDDVR isn't differentiating that it's two different episodes.

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I had to manually add the Tuesday night showing to my DirecTV HD DVR as well.
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I watched the original on dvd a few weeks ago in anticipation of this broadcast. I just hope the new miniseries won't be a complete waste of time.
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So, Monday is showing up as a NEW 2 hour show and Tuesday is showing up as an old 4 hour show?

Since I work both nights I wonder if I should just record Tuesdays 4 hour episode. I wouldn't miss anything, will I?
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I think there is an issue with the Directv DVR not picking up the Tuesday airing correctly. Tuesday should be at 9pm as well. The 4 hour listing is wrong.

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