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Encore channel changes announced for December

Melissa Hayer Modified: November 11, 2013 at 5:10 pm •  Published: November 11, 2013

Starting Dec. 2, Encore will introduce the channels Encore Black (replacing Encore Drama) , Encore Classic (replacing Encore Love) and the new Encore Espanol.

Also, Encore Suspense will feature “The Graveyard Shift,” a monthlong, nightly horror movie block.

Details, provided by Encore, are as follows:

ENCORE BLACK (channel to replace ENCORE DRAMA) will showcase popular programming for the African-American community, including the STARZ Original series “Martin Lawrence’s 1st Amendment Stand Up” and will reintroduce favorite TV series including: “What’s Happening!!,” “Diff’rent Strokes” and “Amen,” Monday – Friday nights beginning Monday, December 2 at 7 pm. The channel will also add “227” to its weeknight lineup starting January 1, 2014. ENCORE BLACK will Spotlight Samuel L. Jackson by highlighting the Academy Award nominee’s films including Unbreakable, Losing Isaiah, Freedomland, One Eight Seven and more, beginning on Monday, December 23 at 9 pm.
ENCORE CLASSIC (channel to replace ENCORE LOVE) will be a favorite for Baby Boomers, with a mix of generational, timeless movie and classic TV series from the existing ENCORE library, as well as newly added TV hits such as, “Murphy Brown,” “Magnum, P.I.” and “Night Court” Monday – Friday nights beginning Monday, December 2 at 6 pm.
Throughout the month of December, ENCORE CLASSIC will showcase movie titles dedicated to a particular decade, starting with the 1970s through the 80s, 90s and 2000s. A different decade-centric film will air at 8 pm every night throughout the month, with favorite titles such as Kramer vs. Kramer, American Graffiti, Independence Day, Breaking Away, Stand by Me, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Good Will Hunting, Tootsie, Basic Instinct, The Notebook and more.
ENCORE ESPAÑOL brings Spanish-language premium content 24/, offering more than a Spanish-language version of the flagship ENCORE channel. On Sunday nights at 7 pm ENCORE ESPAÑOL will also showcase U.S. Television Premieres of Sin Otoño, Sin Primavera (Ecuador), Estrella del Sur (Columbia), La Llamada (Argentina), and Lo Azul del Cielo (Columbia).
ENCORE SUSPENSE presents a blood-thirsty and chilling block of films, “The Graveyard Shift,” every night of the month beginning at 8 pm. Popular horror titles airing in December during “The Graveyard Shift” include Night of the Living Dead, The Fly, Silent Night, The Amityville Horror, The Dead Zone, Resident Evil: Retribution, and Frozen.
See ENCORE’s December 2013 new channel, programming lineup detailed below:

ENCORE BLACK: is the destination for great dramatic performances, comedy trailblazers and iconic directors and actors who define the very best.
Favorite TV Series on ENCORE BLACK – Beginning Monday, December 2nd at 7pm
(Monday through Friday Nights beginning at 7pm)
7:00pm                  Diff’rent Strokes
7:30pm                  Amen* (*227 begins on January 1st, weeknights at 7:30pm)
8:00pm                 Amen
8:30pm                 What’s Happening!!
Spotlight: Samuel L. Jackson – Beginning Monday, December 23 at 9pm
ENCORE BLACK will host a double feature of Samuel L. Jackson’s films leading up to a 24-hour marathon of 10 of his films on Sunday, December 29th.
12/23      9:00pm                Freedomland
                10:55pm               Basic
12/24       9 :00pm              XXX: State of the Union
                 10:45pm              One Eight Seven
12/25        9:00pm             Jurassic Park
                11:10pm               Caveman’s Valentine

12/26       9:00pm               Unbreakable
                10:50pm               In My Country
12/27        9:00pm              Jackie Brown
                  11:40am              Losing Isaiah

ENCORE CLASSICS: gives you the best selection of timeless entertainment that leaves you saying, “This one’s a classic.”
Favorite TV Series ENCORE CLASSIC – Beginning Monday December 2nd at 6:00pm (Nightly Monday – Friday) Monday through Friday Nights beginning at 6pm)
6:00pm                  Murphy Brown
6:30pm                  Night Court
7:00pm                  Magnum P.I.
ENCORE CLASSIC MOVIES – Different movie every night at 8:00pm, for a month of decades.
The 1970s
12/2                        The Jerk
12/3                        Paper Moon
12/4                        Amityville Horror
12/5                        Kramer vs. Kramer
12/6                        American Graffitti
12/7                        The Longest Yard
12/8                        Breaking Away
The 1980s
12/9                        Project X
12/10                      Red Dawn
12/11                      Say Anything…
12/12                      Broadcast News
12/13                      Tootsie
12/14                      Risky Business
12/15                      Valley Girl
The 1990s
12/16                      Natural Born Killers
12/17                      Blade
12/18                      Good Will Hunting
12/19                      Austin Powers:  International Man of Mystery
12/20                      Rush Hour
12/21                      Independence Day
12/22                      Basic Instinct
The 2000s
12/23                      Finding Nemo
12/24                      Charlie’s Angels
12/25                      A Knight’s Tale
12/26                      The Notebook
12/27                      Friday Night Lights
12/28                      Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
12/29                      The Bourne Supremacy
Best of the Rest
12/30                     Dazed and Confused
12/21                      The Princess Bride

ENCORE ESPANOL: ¡The destination for a vast collection of your favorite movies en Español, only on ENCORE ESPANOL!
Spanish-Language Films: US TV Premieres – Every Sunday at 7pm
12/8                        Sin Otono, Sin Primavera (No Autumn, No Spring) Ecuador
12/15                      Estrella del Sur (Star of the South) Colombia
12/22                      La Llamada (The Phone Call) Argentina
12/29                      Lo Azul Del Cielo (The Blue of the Sky) Colombia

ENCORE SUSPENSE: All things that go bump in the night are waiting for you on ENCORE SUSPENSE.
December kicks off the first month of “The Graveyard Shift,” every night starting at 8:00pm on ENCORE SUPENSE. Top titles include Night of the Living Dead, Resident Evil: Retribution, Blade, The Amityville Horror, Silent Night, Day of the Dead, Tales from the Darkside: The Movie.

*all times are CT and subject to change

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