Special Previews of HBP DVD Extras on ABC Family Harry Potter Weekend in December

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Nov 09, 2009

Posted by EdwardTLC

The ABC Family Channel will be hosting another Harry Potter Movie Weekend on December 4-6, featuring exclusive first looks at material to be found on the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD. According to a press release, “ABC Family will also be airing exclusive footage from “Creating the World of Harry Potter’ an eight-hour documentary series revealing the filmmaking magic behind all of the films in the series.” Additional behind the scenes sneak peeks will air, featuring actress Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood). In these clips, Miss Lynch will visit “the costume department and shows off some of her jewelry designs. Fans
can also go behind the scenes with the cast and crew to see how the
infamous Cave was created and what it took to bring the Inferi to the
big screen.” These special clips are set to air during broadcasts of the first four Harry Potter films throughout the weekend.

The press release goes on to say:

For the first time ever, uncover the intimate details, never-before-seen screen tests, inside stories by cast and filmmakers, and directors’ critical decisions behind the creation of Harry Potter’s world on screen. “Creating the World of Harry Potter” is only available in the “Harry Potter Ultimate Edition” series on Blu-ray and DVD. Each Ultimate Edition includes a one-hour feature from “Creating the World of Harry Potter” that highlights a unique aspect of the filmmaking process. “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: Ultimate Edition” and “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Ultimate Edition” available on Blu-ray and DVD December 8.

The dates and times for the ABC Family Harry Potter Weekend are as follows:

Friday, December 4

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – 7:30-11:00 PM ET/PT

Saturday, December 5

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – 12:30-4:00 PM ET/PT
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – 4:00-8:00 PM ET/PT
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – 8:00-11:00 PM ET/PT

Sunday, December 6

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – 12:30-4:30 PM ET/PT
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – 4:30-7:30 PM ET/PT
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – 7:30-11:00 PM ET/PT

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59 Responses to Special Previews of HBP DVD Extras on ABC Family Harry Potter Weekend in December

Avatar Imagecrowgirls says: I will need to find someone with a TV I can watch this on.Avatar Imagekeedokes says: Oh they're just suckering us in, aren't they? Now I have to re-purchase the earlier DVD's so I can get that special....gr.Avatar Imagegingersnap188 says: They are suckering us, but it's been a while since sneak peaks and things, so I dont mind too too much... I need to find a tv too!Avatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: Super cool! ;-)Avatar Imagetracy ford says: OMG can't wait have the all the movies already but I never miss when ABC Family show them. My daughter and I are the biggest fans in Corpus Christi, Texas.Avatar ImageKC Nox says: i love harry potter weekend :)Avatar Imagesunlitdays says: weeeeeee!!!!Avatar ImageRowling Stones says: wow cool!Avatar ImageBoyWithALightningScar says: Once again, I hope youtube will come through for the rest of the world (wink, wink...)Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: I'm not american :(Avatar ImageWant to be a Weasley says: Thank goodness, I was getting worried they weren't going to have one, I love the weekends. My children and I stay in pajamas all weekend and our main source of nourishment is popcorn!! I can't wait.Avatar ImageJane_Potter says: I'm not in America!!!!Avatar ImageBoyWithALightningScar says: I know, annie711pm. Imagine the weekend many of us will spend when all 8 movies are out on DVD! Avatar Imageforgetmenot_007 says: Got to buy the DVD!!!Avatar ImageSmitch says: Squeeeeeeeeeeeeee!! Is right! OMG am I ever watching every bit of this! I only wish I had little kids to snuggle up with and get all excited over Harry Potter with! Think of how fun this is for kids and their parents to enjoy together :) Cuteness...Avatar ImageFigment says: Very cool, since I had to promise not to buy the DVDs so I could get them as Xmas presents, LOL. Avatar Imagebeewell says: Well I know what I will be doing that weekend. My granddaughter loves Harry and she watches them with me every time they are on. Even my autisic grandson watches part of these movies and he doesn't ever watch much on TV! I am so glad that they are going to be on and I can't wait to get those new ultimate edition DVDs. Avatar ImageDawna says: I love HP weekends! I wish my kids did too :(Avatar ImageApplesArthur says: I wish they would have a Harry Potter weekend in Sweden.Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: Cool! But I don't live in America :(Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: Cool! But I don't live in America...Avatar ImageKristine_london says: squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!! I can't wait!! I love abc's potter weekendssssAvatar Imagebettb says: Oh, goody, another wasted weekend, staying up until the bitter end to make sure that Harry survives his encounter with Quirrelmort / the Basilisk / 100 Dementors / Voldemort himself!! Sigh; I can never seem to resist, and these Sneak Previews are part of the reason!Avatar ImageRavenclaw98 says: okay i am sooo going to watch this!!Avatar Imagemuggle118 says: cool cant wait Avatar Imagealicia00 says: yes fanilly there was not 1 in a long time Avatar Imagealicia00 says: yes fanilly there was not 1 in a long time Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: cool!Avatar ImageLisbry says: Aw, wish we had ABC here. :[ I wanna see the preview! Avatar Imageannie711pm says: Too bad they don't have the rights to show all 6 movies. Now THAT would be a marathon weekend. :) Avatar Imagesimos says: :(Avatar Imageilovethepotters says: i live in perth australia and in all our catalogs it says the hbp dvd comes out next week, is that just in oz or is that everywhere and the dvd being released in -30 days time is like a special edition or something, cause i find it hard to believe that we are finally getting something before the usAvatar Imagepfowlerp says: @annie711pm, that's why I'm going to be having my own HP marathon the weekend of Dec 10. I'm going to watch all 6 movies back to back. I can't wait!!!!Avatar Imagepfowlerp says: I'll definately be watching this HP marathon cause I want to see all these Sneak Previews!! I may record on my DVR incase something comes up.Avatar Imagemadman1277 says: LOL know what im doing that weekendAvatar ImageJessSnape says: I know what I am doing the weekend of Dec 4!! I love HP weekends!! The one this summer helped me get ready for HBPAvatar Imagetinagin says: Squee!!!Avatar Imagekiwimci says: YouTube it people. Eight movies, one weekend, pyjamas, mini fridge, phone off... all I need is some kind of toilet/sofa and I'm sorted come the end of the year in 2011Avatar ImageLadySidi says: I NEED ABC Family channel! :DAvatar ImageWingardium Leviosa says: I'm definitely going to watch!Avatar Imagealicia00 says: yes fanilly there was not 1 in a long time Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: I will certainly have to set the date aside on my calendar for this.Avatar Imagesessionka says: I know what I'm doing that weekend!!!! :-) I wish I had DVR...Can't afford it at the moment.Avatar Imageccking says: my luck has so happened that I have missed EVERY SINGLE HARRY POTTER WEEKEND since GoF. I will be sure to catch this one, no matter what!! It sounds really worthwhile. =) Avatar Imagemaimiaa says: yes! hooray!Avatar Imagelinnie95 says: Finally squeeeeeeeeeee!!Avatar ImageTonks1 says: This is not Fair!!!! What if you can't afford to go out and buy all the DVD's all over again. Just not right!!!!! to do this to the fans. Don't have extra money to spend on eight more DVD's I'll just have to hope they will air it all on TV at some point.Avatar Imagejlinhard03 says: Can't wait! Must buy them all again! Need to have the special editions. Counting down the days until HBP comes out!! sooooooo excited ....Avatar Imagewing says: hahahahaAvatar ImageBrosia23 says: That is so cool!!!Avatar Imagewing says: hahahahaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahahaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahahaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahahaAvatar ImageFresca says: I hope they don't have the usual ton of commercials. Just once, I would like to see the movies on TV without all the interruptions. The extras will be fun, though!Avatar Imageccking says: soooooooooo pumped for this !!!!Avatar Imageccking says: soooooooooo pumped for this !!!!Avatar Imageccking says: soooooooooo pumped for this !!!!Avatar ImageLeeann says: I love ABC Family Harry Potter Weekends!

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