Thursday, May 23, 2013

Memorial Day Weekend TV Specials

See Information on the INSP New Movie Mini-series
"Courage, New Hampshire" below....

Memorial Day Weekend TV Specials :

TCM salutes the Military with a Memorial Day Marathon:

3 Days and 72 hours of War Movies on TCM. Starting May 25th at 6 AM (est) and concluding on May 28th, early Tuesday Morning! Marathon also includes a salute to John Wayne whose birthday was May 26th.

Please see the entire list of movies on TCM’s web-site.

Major American Sporting Event:

The Indianapolis 500

Live from Indianapolis, Indiana – May 26th on ABC at 12 PM (est)

National Memorial Day Concert 2013:

May 26th - Live at 8 PM (est) on PBS
(repeats at 9:30 PM - please check your local PBS listings for exact times and any other possible repeat airings!)

From the U.S. Capitol's West Lawn, the National Memorial Day Concert is co-hosted for the eighth year by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna (“Criminal Minds”) and Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise (“CSI: New York”), two acclaimed actors dedicated to supporting veterans and troops in active service.

The National Symphony Orchestra and a number of other music artists and groups perform in order to honor the men and women serving and who have served in America's armed forces around the world, including the 12 Season winner of American Idol: Candice Glover (who will perform the National Anthem), Katherine Jenkins, Chris Mann, and more...

On the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, the broadcast will honor the profound sacrifices of the proud veterans who fought and perished in this “forgotten war.”

The Concert will also pay a special tribute to the “Greatest Generation”, honoring Actor and decorated WW II veteran Charles Durning.

Mr. Durning was also a longtime “National Memorial Day Concert” speaker, contributor, and supporter of the Military. During the event they will feature stirring remembrances of him.

(Details via PBS.) (Please click here, if you would like to read my tribute to Charles Durning.)

Noteworthy @ the Opry

GAC MAY 25th at 1:00 PM
Repeats MAY 26th at 12 AM, 10 AM, 7 PM

A Musical "Military Salute"

(Note: This Country Music Memorial Day Concert first premiered last year - May 26, 2012.)

"Noteworthy at the Opry" presents a special Memorial Day weekend celebration in honor of the men and woman in uniform, with performances by top artists including Rascal Flatts, Kellie Pickler, Montgomery Gentry, Alan Jackson, Ronnie Milsap and more.

Courage, New Hampshire - 4 hour Miniseries Movie Premiere!

INSP MAY 27th, starting at 7 PM (est) (See All 4 Hours!)

Then for four nights, starting May 28th thru May 31st...
see an hour each night!

MAY 28th at 8 PM (est) Part 1
MAY 29th at 8 PM (est) Part 2
MAY 30th at 8 PM (est) Part 3
MAY 31st at 8 PM (est) Part 4

This powerful drama depicts daily life for families, tradesmen and British officials living in the early 1770 American township during the turmoil just before the Revolutionary War. The people, politics and intrigue of the time are presented with historical detail, bringing this significant period in America to vibrant life once more.

Please visit my Courage, New Hampshire page for more details!

May you all have a Blessed and Safe Memorial Day Weekend!

God bless America and our Veterans!


  1. Your Memorial Day posting is very nice. The site feels very patriotic today. I will definitely check out that new miniseries on INSP - Courage, New Hampshire. I enjoy History Channel bio type movies and this looks just as good as one of them. Thank you for lettingme know about it. Setting my DVR now!

  2. As always, thank you for giving us a place to look up what to watch!



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