getTV’s Weekday Action/Crime Block Will Be Greatly Enhanced Starting Monday, May 2

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29 April 2016
getTV is adding 4 series from the 1980s

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         AIRWOLF (1984 – 1987) will take to the skies at 2 PM ET with Jan-Michael Vincent as the pilot of a high-tech helicopter, search for his lost brother and embarking on deadly missions for the mysterious firm, with the help of Ernest Borgnine and a solid supporting cast. Guest stars include Bryan Cranston, Shannen Doherty, Ray Wise, Clu Gulager, and G. Gordon Liddy.
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          At 3 PM ET, its RIPTIDE, a series about a trio of Vietnam War vets (Perry King, Joe Penny, and Thom Bray) who cruise around California cracking the toughest cases in this 1984 thriller featuring early appearances by Geena Davis and George Clooney, as well as Lance Henriksen, Kelly Preston, and Christopher McDonald.
Hardcastle and McCormick
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          At 4 PM ET, comes HARDCASTLE AND MCCORMICK, with Brian Keith and Daniel Hugh Kelly forming an unlikely bond, as a retired judge teams up with the last man he convicted to investigate a series of cold cases. Guest appearances include Rosemary Clooney, Tim Robbins, Terry Bradshaw, Jonathan Banks, Cameron Mitchell, and Buddy Ebsen.
getTV The Equalizer
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          At 5 PM ET, its THE EQUALIZER 30TH Anniversary Event. That’s right, getTV celebrates 30 years of THE EQUALIZER, with this hit crime series starring Edward Woodward as a private detective with a mysterious past, who uses his skills to deliver vigilante justice for his innocent clients. The series was the basis for the 2014 Denzel Washington thriller of the same name. The impressive guest list includes Robert Mitchum, Kevin Spacey, Vincent D’Onofrio, Laurence Fishburne, Patricia Clarkson, John Goodman, Christian Slater, MeatLoaf, Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, and Sam Rockwell.
          Book-ending this Monday through Friday Action/Crime block are three current getTV series.

Tour of Duty
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          At 12 p.m. ET—TOUR OF DUTYTerence Knox and Tony Becker star as members of a platoon battling the Viet Cong, society, and each other in this gritty Vietnam War drama featuring guest appearances by Angela Bassett, Ving Rhames, Michael Madsen, Kyle Chandler, Lee Majors, and Carl Weathers.
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          At 1 PM ET—S.W.A.T.Steve Forrest and Robert Urich star as members of a fictional Special Weapons and Tactics team associated with the Los Angeles Police Department. The highly trained team are involved in coordinated assaults with armed and dangerous criminals in sensitive predictiments. The drama features guest appearances by Sal Mineo, Rose Marie, Susan Dey, Phil Silvers, James Darren, Loni Anderson, and Farrah Fawcett.
In the Heat of the Night
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          And finally, at 6 PM and  7 PM ET—IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT—Each night wraps up with back-to-back episodes of this acclaimed drama starring, starring Carroll O’Connor as a no-nonsense police chief working to bring criminals to justice amidst the high racial tensions of the deep South. Alan Autry and Howard E. Rollins Jr. also star, with guest appearances by George C. Scott, Mariska Hargitay, Diane Ladd, Tippi Hedren, Peter Fonda, Karen Black, Robert Goulet, Anne Meara, and Jerry Stiller.

          Check with your cable provider regarding getTV’s channel number for your area or watch nationally on Dish TV.

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