This July, VIVA serves-up a mini-marathon of the critically acclaimed dramatic series The West Wing. Plus, the month is packed with premiere films including Pearl Harbor, Inventing the Abbots and the poignant film Simon Birch.
THE WEST WING – MINI-MARATHON
Viewers can catch a mini-marathon of the critically acclaimed NBC drama The West Wing, from writer and producer Aaron Sorkin (A Few Good Men, Studio 60 on Sunset Strip). The series opens the doors to the West Wing of the White House, the location of the Oval Office and offices of presidential senior staff, and follows the fictional Democratic administration of Josiah Bartlet (Martin Sheen). Winner of two Golden Globe® Awards and 26 Emmy® Awards, the series takes an insider look at everything from confidential negotiations with Congress to personal issues like sex and drug use. The cast includes Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford and Richard Schiff. Viewers can catch four one-hour episodes of The West Wing back-to-back on Sunday, July 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and in its regular timeslot Monday to Friday at 2 p.m. beginning Monday, July 5.
MOVIE MEMORIES SUNDAY MOVIES
Sunday night movies in July explore the joys and aches of nostalgia.
Pearl Harbor (2001) premieres Sunday, July 4 at 9 p.m.
Mona Lisa Smile (2003) airs Sunday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Inventing the Abbots (1997) premieres Sunday, July 11 at 9 p.m.
Simon Birch (1998) premieres Sunday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Mr. Holland’s Opus (1996) premieres Sunday, July 18 at 9 p.m.
The Jewel of the Nile (1985) airs Sunday, July 25 at 7 p.m.
The Black Dahlia (2006) airs Sunday, July 25 at 9 p.m.
FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE OF THE WEEK
VIVA’s Friday night movies in July delve into darkness with suspenseful and thrilling films.
The Interrogation of Michael Crowe (2002) airs Friday, July 2 at 8 p.m.
Audrey’s Rain (2003) airs Friday, July 9 at 8 p.m.
Surrender Dorothy (2006) airs Friday, July 16 at 8 p.m.
Mystery Woman: Mystery Weekend (2005) airs Friday, July 23 at 8 p.m.
Wall of Secrets (2003) airs Friday, July 30 at 8 p.m.
All times ET.