Weather Channel to Show Weather-Related Movies

Kicks off with “Perfect Storm” on 18th anniversary of storm it depicts.

Last Updated: October 20, 2009 @ 5:41 PM

The Weather Channel plans to show movies for the first time in its 27-year history, starting with perhaps the obvious choice: "The Perfect Storm."

The 2000 George Clooney-Mark Wahlberg film, about a horrific storm off the New England coast, will air Oct. 30, the 18th anniversary of the actual storm.

"Perfect Storm" begins a four-week period in which The Weather Channel will try some Friday night movies.

Read more at the Associated Press.