NEW YORK, NY – December 4, 2019 — Paramount Network announced today it will honor the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces with a dedicated “Home for the Holidays” programming event, in partnership with the USO. “Home for the Holidays” will include a series of interstitial interviews with recently discharged Veterans discussing their experiences in active service, what it means to be back home, USO support, and the value of movies for comfort and morale while deployed. Watch the trailer here.

The interstitials will introduce and complement movie marathons, special programming, and other scheduled programming throughout December, including Bellator and the USO Present: Salute the Troops on Friday, December 20 at 10 p.m. ET / 9 p.m. CT (previously announced).

“Home for the Holidays” special events include (subject to change):

Paramount Network Movie Premieres

  • Thursday, 12/5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT – Scrooged (1988, starring Bill Murray)
  • Wednesday, 12/11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT – Jumanji (1995, starring Robin Williams)

Paramount Network Movie and Program Stunts (8:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted)

  • Saturday, 12/7 – Explosive Action marathon featuring First Blood, Rambo: First Blood Part II, Die Hard and Die Hard with a Vengeance
  • Sunday, 12/8 — Indiana Jones franchise marathon featuring  Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom, Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade
  • Saturday, 12/21 — Classic Comedy movie marathon featuring Beverly Hills Cop, Coming to America and Grown Ups
  • Saturday, 12/21 — “Happy Holidays from The Office” – best of The Office holiday episodes, airing in late-night following the above 12/21 Classic Comedy movie marathon
  • Sunday, 12/22 — Indiana Jones franchise marathon featuring  Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom, Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade

The week of December 23 through December 29 will also include the “Movie Star Spectacular” stunt, featuring a packed schedule of legendary stars, film franchises, and singular titles. Selections (subject to change) include films from the Bourne franchise, John Wick franchise, Indiana Jones franchise, and Die Hard franchise, and titles such as Ghostbusters, Top Gun, Scrooged, Creed, Air Force One, Meet the Parents, Night at the Museum, Titanic and more. Last year’s Movie Star Spectacular was a major attraction for Paramount Network, drawing 37 million total viewers across the week.

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