Oxygen will air the world broadcast premiere of the 2006 Academy Award® nominated film, “The Queen” on Saturday, January 10 at 8 PM and 10 PM ET/PT.
Winner of the Academy Award® for Best Actress, Dame Helen Mirren gives a mesmerizing performance in “The Queen,” this riveting look at the story behind one of the most public tragedies of our time the unexpected death of Princess Diana. In the wake of Diana’s death, the private and tradition-bound Queen Elizabeth II (Mirren) finds herself in conflict with the new Prime Minister, the image-conscious Tony Blair. “The Queen,” also starring Academy Award® Nominee James Cromwell (Best Supporting Actor, BABE, 1995), exposes the private chambers of the Royal Family and British government in a trying time during the monarchy.
USA Network will air an encore presentation of “The Queen,” on Sunday, January 11 at 5 PM and 12 AM ET/PT.
About Oxygen Media:
Oxygen is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment and is currently available in over 74 million homes. The network was launched 2000 to fill a void in the television landscape creating a network targeted to younger women. Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women’s television, with a vast array of unconventional and original programming including “Bad Girls Club,” “The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency” and “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.”