El Rey Network Wrecks the Halls with a ‘Kaiju Christmas’ Marathon

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elrey - El Rey Network Wrecks the Halls with a 'Kaiju Christmas' MarathonNext week may be Thanksgiving, but the TV networks are already looking ahead to Christmas, and if you’re more interested in wrecking halls than decking them with holly, El Rey’s plans should be right up your alley. Read on for the details of their “Kaiju Christmas” marathon, which begins on Christmas Eve.

From the Press Release:
Join El Rey Network for a “Kaiju Christmas” marathon that brings you over 48 hours of giant monster mania featuring the original King of the Monsters, Godzilla. El Rey Network is celebrating the iconic fire-breather with a mega marathon that befits this behemoth’s pop culture impact.

The Godzilla marathon stomps into homes with the original film that started it all, Gojira on Wednesday, December 24, at 6 PM ET and culminates with Godzilla vs. Biollante on Saturday, December 27, at 3:45 AM ET.

The “Kaiju Christmas” Godzilla films will air in the following order:

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24

Gojira at 6:00 PM ET
In the very first Godzilla film, a 400-foot-tall mutant dinosaur called Gojira, awakened from the depths of the sea, becomes a rampaging nuclear nightmare, complete with glowing dorsal fins and fiery, radioactive breath. Crushing ships, villages, and buildings in his wake, Gojira marches toward Tokyo.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters at 8:15 PM ET
American reporter Steve Martin witnesses a 400-foot amphibious monster, brought back to life by underwater nuclear testing, go on a rampage through Tokyo.

Rodan at 10:30 PM ET
A giant pterodactyl whose wings create massive, destructive winds as it flies by makes its way to Japan.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25

Ghidorrah: The Three-Headed Monster at 12:15 AM ET
The citizens of Tokyo are subjected to an ill-tempered atomic mutant: the triple-headed Ghidrah, who breathes electric volts in all directions.

Godzilla Raids Again at 2:15 AM ET
Tsukioka and Kobayashi fly scout planes for a small fishing fleet, based in Osaka. A mechanical problem forces Kobayashi to set his plane down on remote Iwato island, and as he and Tsukioka are trying to make repairs, they are drawn to the sound of a horrendous conflagration and discover two enormous dinosaurs battling each other amid the snowy wastes of the island.

Godzilla vs. Monster Zero at 4:00 AM ET
Following discovery of the mysterious Planet X in our solar system, a joint U.S./Japanese space exploratory mission is organized. The explorers discover aliens who claim their planet has been under constant attack from the powerful Monster Zero.

Godzilla vs. Mothra at 6:00 AM ET
A battle royale between two of Japan’s most dangerous threats.

Godzilla’s Revenge at 8:00 AM ET
A precocious little boy has real-life traumas including harassment by bullies and kidnapping by a gang of bank robbers. He escapes these dilemmas mainly by taking frequent naps, during which he dreams of journeys to Monster Island to partake in Godzilla’s exploits.

Terror of Mechagodzilla at 9:45 AM ET
A race of malevolent aliens bent on world domination unleash the ultimate weapon of destruction on mankind, leaving them with no hope for survival but the power of the mighty Godzilla.

Godzilla vs. Biollante at 11:30 AM ET
After rising from his volcanic grave, Godzilla is threatened by a mutated rosebush.

Gojira at 1:45 AM ET
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters at 4:00 PM ET
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Rodan at 6:30 PM ET
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Ghidorrah: The Three-Headed Monster at 8:15 PM ET
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Godzilla Raids Again at 10:15 PM ET
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26th

Godzilla vs. Monster Zero at 12:00 Midnight ET
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Godzilla vs. Mothra at 2:15 AM ET
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Godzilla’s Revenge at 4:15 AM ET
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Terror of Mechagodzilla at 6:00 AM ET
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Godzilla vs. Biollante at 7:45 AM ET
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Gojira at 10:00 AM ET
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters at 12:15 PM ET
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Rodan at 2:30 PM ET
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Ghidorrah: The Three-Headed Monster at 4:15 PM ET
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Godzilla Raids Again at 6:15 PM ET
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Godzilla vs. Monster Zero at 8:00 PM ET
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Godzilla vs. Mothra at 10:15 PM ET
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27th

Godzilla’s Revenge at 12:15 AM ET
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Terror of Mechagodzilla at 2:00 AM ET
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Godzilla vs. Biollante at 3:45 AM ET
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To find El Rey Network in your area, check out their channel finder.

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