Below, in tabular form, are my recommendations for TV movie viewing this weekend into next week. Weekly feature entries have red text (all features link Endervidualism reviews). This issue, Nellfeatured at the left, has a new Endervidualism Agora review w/purchase selections. Rare or highlighted showings are in blue (once in a "blue moon") with showings of prior features in maroon (w/Endervidualism Agora reviews). Subscription information is listed below.

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Date Time Channel Name (Review/Buy links) Description
30-Jul 2:00 AM SHO2 Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) This movie is based on George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
30-Jul 4:00 AM TCM Soylent Green (1973) A future cop uncovers the deadly secret behind a mysterious synthetic food. Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young. D: Richard Fleischer.
30-Jul 6:30 PM HBO Catch Me If You Can (2002) Based on the true story of a successful con artist who operates under several identities long outwitting the FBI. Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Dir: Steven Spielberg
31-Jul 2:30 AM SHO2 Supreme Sanction (1999)  An assassin for the U.S. government becomes the next target of her employers when she spares the life of a nationally known TV reporter. 
31-Jul 8:00 PM TCM Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936) When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with city life.
1-Aug 1:35 AM MMAX Death Wish (1974) Charles Bronson stars as a mild-mannered New York architect whose family is destroyed by an act of senseless violence. He seeks revenge as a vigilante, venturing into the night to take on the city's most vicious criminals.
1-Aug 2:30 AM TCM Network (1976) Television programmers turn a deranged news anchor into 'the mad prophet of the airwaves.' William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Peter Finch. D: Sidney Lumet.
1-Aug 3:35 AM MAX The Dead Pool (1988) A deranged killer is eliminating San Francisco celebrities--one by one. And now Dirty Harry's on the list too! Clint Eastwood stars.
1-Aug 10:30 AM MMAX Minority Report (2002) Futuristic tale about a cop who turns fugitive after the crime-forecasting unit in which he works predicts he will commit a murder.
1-Aug 1:30 PM HBOS Nell (1994) Discovered when her mother dies, Nell has been living away from society in the backwoods of North Carolina. The establishment has different plans for her.
1-Aug 9:00 PM MMAX Minority Report (2002) Futuristic tale about a cop who turns fugitive after the crime-forecasting unit in which he works predicts he will commit a murder.
1-Aug 11:00 PM HBOF The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002) Eddie Murphy portrays a maverick former space smuggler who transforms a seedy nightclub on the moon into a thriving business.
2-Aug 12:30 AM MMAX Dirty Harry (1971) "I know what you're thinking. Did he fire six shots or only five? Well...you've got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya punk?"
2-Aug 7:00 AM TMC 12 Angry Men (1957) One man opposes eleven fellow jurors contending they may have come to a hasty verdict in a murder case. Tempers flare in this jury room classic starring Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley and E.G. Marshall; Directed by Sidney Lumet.
2-Aug 7:30 AM TCM The Purchase Price (1932) A night-club singer on the lam becomes a farmer's mail-order bride. It's Barbara Stanwyck day at TCM and this lesser known older film is a good selection. Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Lyle Talbot. D: William A. Wellman.
2-Aug 4:20 PM TMC 12 Angry Men (1957) One man opposes eleven fellow jurors contending they may have come to a hasty verdict in a murder case. Tempers flare in this jury room classic starring Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley and E.G. Marshall; Directed by Sidney Lumet.
2-Aug 6:00 PM TCM Clash By Night (1952) An embittered woman seeks escape in marriage, only to fall for her husband's best friend. Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe. D: Fritz Lang.
2-Aug 8:00 PM TCM B.F.'s Daughter (1948)  This is a film which shows a bit of the pre-FDR America and some conflicts generated by the change. Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Charles Coburn. D: Robert Z. Leonard. 
3-Aug 2:00 AM TCM Executive Suite (1954)  When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company. This movie shows the heroic and innovative character possible even in the furniture business. There are very good performances by a stellar cast.
3-Aug 6:05 AM MMAX Victor/Victoria (1982)  She's a down-on-her-luck singer who dresses like a man to get work as a female impersonator. Not exactly 'The Sound Of Music' (or Mary Poppins) stars Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston and Lesley Ann Warren directed by Blake Edwards.
3-Aug 12:01 PM FMC Kidco (1984) When a group of school kids start a business, local authorities, the IRS and competing merchants try to shut them down. Based on a true story.
3-Aug 10:00 PM HBOS Nell (1994) Discovered when her mother dies, Nell has been living away from society in the backwoods of North Carolina. The establishment has different plans for her.
3-Aug 11:30 PM HBO2 Catch Me If You Can (2002) Based on the true story of a successful con artist who operates under several identities long outwitting the FBI. Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Dir: Steven Spielberg
4-Aug 2:01 AM FMC Kidco (1984) When a group of school kids start a business, local authorities, the IRS and competing merchants try to shut them down. Based on a true story.
4-Aug 11:45 AM MAX Gattaca (1997)  Futuristic story of a genetically imperfect man in a world of eugenic engineering and his seemingly unattainable goal to travel in space. There is no gene for the human spirit, stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal, written and directed by Andrew Niccol.
4-Aug 3:30 PM HBOS Sabrina (1954)  Smart, sassy and sophisticated with a good attitude about what business means. Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden; Dir: Billy Wilder
4-Aug 8:00 PM TCM The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)  Pure Americana, musical biography of the backwoods girl who struck it rich in Colorado and survived the Titanic. Debbie Reynolds, Harve Presnell, Ed Begley. D: Charles Walters.
4-Aug 10:15 PM TCM The Mating Game (1959) A tax agent falls for a farm girl whose father he's investigating. Has excellent insights into taxation. Debbie Reynolds, Tony Randall, Paul Douglas. D: George Marshall.


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Name Description
FMC Fox Movie Channel
HBO Home Box Office
HBO2 Home Box Office 2
HBOF Home Box Office Family
HBOS Home Box Office Signature
MAX Cinemax
MMAX Cinemax MoreMax
SHO Showtime
SHO2 Showtime Too
SHO3 Showtime Showcase
SHO X Showtime extreme
FLIX Showtime classic movies
SUND Sundance Channel
TMC The Movie Channel
TCM Turner Classic Movies

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This is a work in progress.  I will attempt to continue improving its format as time passes.
Currently it is based on a weekly survey from Thursday to the next Wednesday
of channels that show movies without interruptions (commercial or otherwise):
Turner Classic Movies, Fox Movie Channel, HBO(s), Cinemax(s), Showtime(s) and The Movie Channel.
Some channels listed may be part of basic service and some may be premiums.
(if a channel has both East and West instances, only the eastern one is listed above).