Cable Nets Set Hope Tributes


The death of centenarian comedian and film icon Bob Hope, announced Monday,
gave rise to cable-network tribute programming.

A&E Network said it would air a two-hour Biography, produced by
daughter Linda Hope, Monday at 8 p.m. EST and PST.

AMC said it would air its 1998 one-hour special, Bob Hope: The Road to the
, Thursday morning at 7:10 EST and PST, followed by six Hope movies:
How to Commit Marriage (1969) at 8:10 a.m., Paris Holiday (1957)
at 10:05 a.m., Road to Bali (1953) at 12:15 p.m., The Seven Little
(1955) at 2:10 p.m., Son of Paleface (1952) at 4:05 p.m. and
The Private Navy of Sgt. O’Farrell (1968) at 6:05 p.m.

Turner Classic Movies announced a five-movie tribute slate of 1960s Hope
flicks to air Thursday: The Road to Hong Kong (1962) at 11 a.m., A
Global Affair
(1964) at 1 p.m., Call Me Bwana (1963) at 2:30 p.m.,
I’ll Take Sweden (1965) at 4:15 p.m. and Bachelor in Paradise
(1961) at 6 p.m.