Ah, the weekend. Time to kick back and relax and watch a bit of TV while recovering from the demands of the work week. But what to watch? Especially if you love scary movies or martial arts mayhem…
Fear not! El Rey has got you covered with Scream-A-Thon Saturday, March 7th) and Kung Fu Lady Marathon (Sunday, March 8th).
Saturday’s Scream-A-Thon begins at 12:30pm (11:30C) and includes seven movies including Inferno, Zombie and Deathdream. Sunday’s Lady Kung Fu kicks off at 6am (5C) and cycles through four movies with strong female protagonists – including Lady with a Sword and The Lady Assassin.
For a complete list of titles and times, follow the jump.
TWO SPECTACULAR MOVIE EVENTS IN ONE WEEKEND: SATURDAY SCREAM-A-THON HORROR MOVIE MARATHON AND KUNG FU LADY MARATHON
March 5 – Austin TX – Starting on March 7th El Rey Network will highlight some of its best film collections with two movie marathons featuring horror, classic Shaw Brothers Kung Fu, and jam-packed action. Join the El Rey Network on March 7th and dive deep into some gruesome slasher terror with the Saturday Scream-a-Thon Horror Movie Marathon featuring films never before seen on El Rey Network including DON’T TORTURE A DUCKLING, and ZOMBIE among others. Tune-in again on March 8th for a Kung Fu Lady Marathon as El Rey Network celebrates International Women’s Day by featuring some of the most intrepid and unapologetic women in Kung Fu history and in film.
Below, please find the programming schedule for El Rey Network’s Weekend Movie Madness Marathons airing on Saturday, March 7th at 12:30PM/ET and Sunday, March 8th at 6AM/ET.
SATURDAY, MARCH 7th
Saturday Scream-a-Thon Horror Movie Marathon
Get ready for some chills and scrams as this horror movie marathon invades your TV set. Filled with classic Italian and film noir horror films never before seen on El Rey Network’s air this marathon reunites viewers with some of the most graphic and horrific brutal killers.
“Don’t Torture a Duckling at 12:30PM/ET
“The Church” at 2:45PM/ET
“Inferno” at 5:00PM/ET
“Shock” at 7:30PM/ET
“Zombie” at 9:45PM/ET
“The Fifth Cord” at 11:45PM/ET
“Deathdream” at 3:00AM/ET
SUNDAY, MARCH 8th
Kung Fu Lady Marathon
El Rey Network celebrates their favorite type of ladies, the fighting kind. Join in as the Network celebrates International Women’s Day with 16 hours of classic Shaw Brothers Kung Fu films featuring strong female protagonists kicking and screaming their way to justice.
“Lady of the Law” at 6:00AM/ET and 2:00PM/ET
“Lady with a Sword” at 8:00AM/ET and 4:00PM/ET
“The Lady is The Boss” at 10AM/ET and 6:00PM/ET
“The Lady Assassin” at 12:00PM/ET and 8:00PM/ET
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About El Rey Network
El Rey Network is a new 24-hour English language network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez. Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the network unites the most culturally diverse generation in history through fearless, badass and original content that awakens the renegade in everyone. The network’s action-packed content is anchored by original signature dramas, feature films, grindhouse genre, cult classic action, and horror/sci-fi. El Rey Network LLC (www.elreynetwork.com) is jointly owned by Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures with a minority stake held by Univision Networks & Studios, Inc.