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CBS Announces TV Movie Schedule

Feb 1, 2005  •  Post A Comment

CBS announced the airdates for four made-for-TV movies, including the latest Hallmark Hall of Fame film and two disaster movies from von Zerneck/Sertner Films, the production company behind last November sweeps miniseries “Category 6: Day of Destruction.”

On Sunday, March 20, at 9 p.m. (ET), CBS will premiere “Spring Break Shark Attack” starring Kathy Baker and Bryan Brown. “Attack” profiles a group of killer sharks that terrorize a Florida beach full of college kids on spring break. Frank von Zerneck and Robert Sertner (“Category 6: Day of Destruction”) J.J. Jamieson (“Sorority Life”) and David Wicht (“Blast!”) are the executive producers for von Zerneck/Sertner Films. James LaRosa wrote the script.

“James Patterson’s Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas” premieres Sunday, April 17, at 9 p.m. Christina Applegate (“Friends”) and Johnathon Schaech (“Judas”) star in a TV movie based on author James Patterson’s New York Times best-selling novel about a woman who discovers the truth about her lover from the diary his wife wrote to their son. Lourdes Diaz (“And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself”), Robert Sturm (“One Hour Photo”) and James Patterson are the executive producers for Fox Television Studios.

On Sunday, April 24, at 9 p.m., CBS is premiering “Locusts!” starring Lucy Lawless (“Xena: Warrior Princess,” “Tarzan”) in a thriller about a deadly breed of bioengineered locusts that swarm over thousands of square miles. Frank von Zerneck, Robert Sertner and Jill Tanner (“They Shoot Divas, Don’t They?”) are the executive producers for von Zerneck/Sertner Films

On May 1, CBS will air “Riding the Bus with my Sister, Sunday, May 1 starring Rosie O’Donnell (“The Rosie O’Donnell Show”) and Andie MacDowell (“Dinner With Friends”), in a true story of two sisters. Larry Sanitsky (“The Last Don,” “Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All”) and Rosie O’Donnell are executive producers for Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions in association The Sanitsky Co. Anjelica Huston is the director.