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Weather Channel to Begin Airing Movies This Month

by Andrew Scott, posted Oct 21st 2009 11:48AM
March of the PenguinsGet ready to see a lot more movies in the Weather Channel's forecast.

Variety is reporting that the channel, now under the direction of president and CEO Michael Kelly, will air a number of weather-themed movies, starting at the end of this month.

First up will be the George Clooney vehicle 'The Perfect Storm' on Fri., Oct. 30. The channel will then roll out an additional three movies in November, including 'March of the Penguins' (Nov. 6), 'Misery' (Nov. 13) and 'Deep Blue Sea' (Nov. 20), co-starring 'NCIS: Los Angeles'' LL Cool J.

Hosted by meteorologist Jennifer Carfagno, this will be another opportunity for the Weather Channel to provide a wider variety of content. Other recent examples of this have included the July launch of 'Wake Up With Al,' a morning news program hosted by 'Today''s Al Roker.March of the PenguinsGet ready to see a lot more movies in the Weather Channel's forecast.

Variety is reporting that the channel, now under the direction of president and CEO Michael Kelly, will air a number of weather-themed movies, starting at the end of this month.

First up will be the George Clooney vehicle 'The Perfect Storm' on Fri., Oct. 30. The channel will then roll out an additional three movies in November, including 'March of the Penguins' (Nov. 6), 'Misery' (Nov. 13) and 'Deep Blue Sea' (Nov. 20), co-starring 'NCIS: Los Angeles'' LL Cool J.

Hosted by meteorologist Jennifer Carfagno, this will be another opportunity for the Weather Channel to provide a wider variety of content. Other recent examples of this have included the July launch of 'Wake Up With Al,' a morning news program hosted by 'Today''s Al Roker.

No word yet on which movies will air in the months to follow, if any. But just in case, here is a semi-serious list of 15 movies the Weather Channel ought to consider:

'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs'

'The Ice Storm'
'Snow Falling on Cedars'
'Rain Man'
'Twister'
'Cold Mountain'
'Gone With the Wind'
'Before Sunrise' and 'Before Sunset' (double feature)
'Singin' in the Rain'
'Little Miss Sunshine'
'A Man for All Seasons'
'The Weather Man'
'Under the Tuscan Sun'
'The Rainmaker'

Tell us: Will you watch movies on the Weather Channel? And which titles would you like to see added to its lineup?

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