July 24th - July 30th
Weekdays at 02:40
One for the night owls, as the classic pre-Stargate Richard Dean Anderson helps out those in need in even more ludicrous ways than we saw in The A-Team. Also a favourite of Patty and Thelma (and the old folk) in The Simpsons.
Saturday at 18:00
This 1971 made-for-TV Western film boasts a great cast in Sammy Davis Jr, Ernest Borgnine, and Julie Adams (The Creature from the Black Lagoon). A rancher’s daughter is kidnapped and instead of the US Marshall, an African-American Deputy Marshall arrives to head the posse. Archaic attitudes cause more tension. This pre-dates Blazing Saddles by several years, but isn’t played for laughs!
THE NEW TWILIGHT ZONE
Saturday at 19:25
Revisit the first season of the eighties’ revamp of Rod Serling’s classic anthology series. In this episode, Little Boy Lost, a photojournalist’s job decision affects her future life in distressing ways.
Find CBS Action on Sky 148, Virgin 192, Freeview 64, Freesat 137. Check out the full listings here.