Sony Movie Channel Offers A Day Of Romance For Football-Averse Film Fans On
Sunday, February 3
SMC Offers Favorites MURPHY'S ROMANCE & STARMAN Instead of Following the Drama
of the Big Game
CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013
CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though over 111
million people tuned in to last year's broadcast, Sony Movie Channel (SMC)
recognizes the fact that there are a few million more TV viewers out there who
would rather watch something other than the NFL's matchup between the
Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers. Instead of presenting the drama of
the Harbaugh Brothers taking sibling rivalry to the main stage on February 3,
SMC is punting toward romance all day long.
SMC's alternative programming—airing during the game on Sunday, Feb. 3—will
6:10 PM E – THE END OF THE AFFAIR (1999) – The year is 1939 and England is at
war--a tumultuous love affair is about to begin that will carry a tragic price
tag. Ralph Fiennes, Julianne Moore, Stephen Rea, Ian Hart, Jason Isaacs, James
Bolam and Samuel Bould star in this Academy Award®-winning drama.
8:00 PM E – STARMAN (1984) – While helping a handsome alien in danger, a
grieving widow begins to heal. Karen Allen, Jeff Bridges, Charles Martin
Smith, Ted White, and Richard Jaeckel star in this film directed by John
10:00 PM E – MURPHY'S ROMANCE (1985) – A gutsy divorced woman finds love with
the world's most eligible widower. A comic May-December romance starring Sally
Field and James Garner.
For other SMC romantic programming on Sunday, please visit SMC's website at
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