Encore Devotes Night to Smith


Director Kevin Smith will host a night dedicated entirely to him and his work on Encore Friday, March 25.

The salute kicks off at 7 p.m. (EST/PST) with Smith’s appearance on the network’s The Directors, which will feature clips from Smith films Clerks, Dogma, Chasing Amy, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Jersey Girl and Mallrats, as well as chats with Smith and interviews with Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Jason Lee, George Carlin, Alanis Morissette, producer Scott Mosier and Smith's wife, Jennifer Schwalbach Smith.

Then Chasing Amy airs at 8 p.m., followed by Clerks at 10 p.m.

Finally, at 11:35 p.m., Encore will present the exclusive television premiere of An Evening with Kevin Smith, in which Smith shares humorous tales with college audiences across the country.

The next night at 9 p.m., sister Starz Encore Group LLC network Starz! will present the television premiere of Smith's latest feature film, Jersey Girl, at 9 p.m.

Jersey Girl stars Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, George Carlin, Jason Biggs and Jennifer Lopez.