Networks Planning Swayze Tributes

Walters interview, classic movies on tap as world mourns the late star.

Several networks are planning tributes to the late Patrick Swayze.

 

ABC Tuesday night will rebroadcast its Barbara Walters interview with the actor at 10.

 

A&E Wednesday will air “Bio Remembers: Patrick Swayze” at 10p.m. EST/PST. In addition, the network will run four episodes of its Swayze-led drama "The Beast” from 2 -6 p.m. EST/PST. Another episode will air at 11 p.m.

 

On Saturday, Spike will screen Swayze's 1989 movie "Road House" at 10 p.m. The telecast will include a short tribute to the actor.

 

Also Saturday, Lifetime has scheduled a showing of "Ghost" for 6:30 p.m. ABC Family will air "Dirty Dancing" at 8 p.m. Saturday.

 

And over at the Hallmark Movie Channel, the network plans to re-air the 2004 miniseries "King Solomon's Mines," which starred Swayze as adverturer Allan Quatermain. The four-hour miniseries will screen at 6 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.