For cable and digital, it's a Burt Reynolds weekend


There have been a lot of quick schedule changes, after the death Thursday of Burt Reynolds. The previous blog listed some, but here's one I'm sending to papers, with more networks and more details:

By Mike Hughes

Scouring through
their shelves, cable and digital channels are finding plenty of Burt
Reynolds shows.

Reynolds died
Thursday of cardiac arrest at 82. By Friday, some channels were
adjusting their schedules:

On cable

-- “Fast N' Loud”
episode, creating a replica of the 1977 Trans Am in Smokey & The
Bandit” ... including visiting Reynolds to settle a bet. 9 a.m.
Saturday (Sept. 8), Discovery.

-- “The Bandit,”
a documentary about “Smokey” and Reynolds, noon Saturday (Sept.
8), CMT.

On digital:

-- Johnny Carson
reruns, 11:30 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, Antenna.

-- “Gunsmoke,” 1
p.m. ET Monday through Saturday (Sept. 10-15), MeTV. Each is an
episode with Reynolds co-starring.

-- “Sonny and
Cher” episodes, with Reynolds as guest, 2 a.m. ET Tuesday night,
Sept. 11 (technically, Wednesday morning, Sept. 12), GetTV; then 11
p.m. Oct. 21.

-- “Dan August,”
noon to 5 p.m. ET Sept. 15 and 22, GetTV; also, Midnight to 4 a.m.
Oct. 21 (technically Oct. 22).

-- “Hawk,” four
episodes each time – Sept. 15 ET, starting 12:50 a.m. (technically
Sept. 16); and Sept. 22, starting 1:10 a.m. (Sept. 23), GetTV. Also,
noon to 5 a.m. Sept. 23.