August 03, 2011

Hallmark Channel to Commemorate 100th Birthday of Lucille Ball

The centennial birthday of comic icon Lucille Ball is being celebrated by Hallmark Channel with a 48-hour marathon of classic I Love Lucy episodes, kicking off August 5.

Starting August 5 at 6 a.m., Hallmark Channel will begin broadcasting a marathon of classic episodes, running 48 episodes per day, 96 in total. The marathon runs through August 7 at 6 a.m.

Hallmark Channel is the exclusive cable home of I Love Lucy. The network is also set to release a rare, never published, interview between Ball and longtime TV writer/critic Ray Richmond. The interview, My Lunch with Lucy, is being released for the first time to honor Ball's 100th birthday.

Be sure to visit the Everything Lucy website for "everything" on Lucille Ball!

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