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TORONTO (November 29, 2013) – Beginning Monday, Dec. 2, Bravo unwraps a holiday schedule brimming with movie marathons and television favourites. The festivities hit a fever pitch on Friday, Dec. 27 at 12 noon ET with THE COMPLETE CRIMINAL MINDS-A-THON as viewers can catch up on eight seasons of CRIMINAL MINDS in eight days. Then, to ring in the New Year, Bravo serves an extra helping of procedural marathons with the BLUE BLOODS MARATHON (Saturday, Jan. 4 – Sunday, Jan. 5).
To kick-start the holiday spirit, beginning Monday, Dec. 2, Bravo premieres a new heart-felt Christmas movie every Monday and Tuesday night until Tuesday Dec. 17. Viewers can fall in love with THE TWELVE TREES OF CHRISTMAS (Monday, Dec. 2), THE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT (Tuesday, Dec. 3), PETE’S CHRISTMAS (Monday, Dec. 9), CHRISTMAS WITH TUCKER (Tuesday, Dec. 10), A VERY MERRY MIX-UP (Monday, Dec. 16), and HOLIDAY WISHES (Tuesday, Dec. 17). Approaching the winter solstice, Bravo keeps things cozy with the CHRISTMAS MOVIE MARATHON (Saturday, Dec. 21 – Tuesday, Dec. 24), including the premieres of CATCH A CHRISTMAS STAR (Saturday, Dec. 21) and FINDING CHRISTMAS (Tuesday, Dec. 24).
And just as everyone’s stuffed full of holiday cheer, Bravo provides relief with the MOVIE MARATHON, featuring an onslaught a block-busters beginning Christmas morning, running through to Boxing Day. Fan favourites include MRS. DOUBTFIRE, the BACK TO THE FUTURE trilogy, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, and THE BOURNE IDENTITY.
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Below is a sample of Bravo holiday highlights. Click here for the complete schedule and film synopses.
Monday, Dec. 2 – Monday, Dec. 16
MONDAY CHRISTMAS MOVIE PREMIERES
Bravo plays host to the holiday movie premieres of THE TWELVE TREES OF CHRISTMAS (Monday, Dec. 2 at 9 p.m. ET), PETE’S CHRISTMAS (Monday, Dec. 9 at 9 p.m. ET), and A VERY MERY MIX-UP (Monday, Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. ET).
Tuesday, Dec. 3 – Tuesday, Dec. 17
TUESDAY CHRISTMAS MOVIE PREMIERES
The holiday movie party continues with the premieres of THE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT (Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 9 p.m. ET), CHRISTMAS WITH TUCKER (Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 9 p.m. ET), and HOLIDAY WISHES (Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. ET).
Saturday, Dec. 21 – Tuesday, Dec. 24
CHRISTMAS MOVIE MARATHON
Beginning at 6 a.m. ET on Saturday, Dec 21, Bravo amps up the holiday spirit with the CHRISTMAS MOVIE MARATHON. For four days, viewers can feast on a festive offering of movies including JACK FROST, THE WIZARD OF OZ, IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, BABY’S FIRST CHRISTMAS, COME DANCE WITH ME, HOLIDAY SPIN, A CHRISTMAS SONG, and the movie premieres of CATCH A CHRISTMAS STAR and FINDING CHRISTMAS.
Wednesday, Dec. 25 – Thursday, Dec. 26
Is that Santa scurrying about the house on Christmas morning? No, it’s MRS. DOUBTFIRE! Bravo’s MOVIE MARATHON is packed full of fan-favourites, beginnig with MRS. DOUBTFIRE at 6 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 25. Viewers can also tune in for the classic BACK TO THE FUTURE trilogy, UNSTOPPABLE, SHOOTER, and SOURCE CODE on Christmas Day. Bravo’s Boxing Day starts at 10 a.m. ET with THE PERFECT STORM, THE BOURNE IDENTITY, and THE BOURNE SUPREMACY.
Friday, Dec. 27– Friday, Jan. 3
THE COMPLETE CRIMINAL MINDS MARATHON
Bravo is spending eight days of the holiday season with the B.A.U. during THE COMPLETE CRIMINAL MINDS-A-THON. From Friday, Dec. 27 to Friday, Jan 3, Bravo airs eight seasons of CRIMINAL MINDS back-to-back.
Saturday, Jan. 4 – Sunday, Jan. 5
BLUE BLOODS MARATHON
Bravo finishes out the holiday season with the BLUE BLOODS MARATHON. Starting at 6 a.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 4 viewers are treated to episodes of BLUE BLOODS featuring “The Best of Donnie Wahlberg,” and “The Best of Tom Selleck,” on Sunday, Jan. 5 beginning at 6 a.m. ET.
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