Monday, June 29, 2009

Always There

Due to MJ's passing many television stations have been running specials all week honoring MJ's life and the inspiration he has had on the music world. Below is a list of programs followed by a description. Just to name a few:

Michael Jackson video marathon: VH1 Classic is broadcasting a weekend-long marathon of programming with an emphasis on videos through Sunday. Two related stations, MTV and VH1, are also featuring Jackson programming through the weekend.

“E! News Special: Michael & Farrah: Lost Icons”: This 30-minute special chronicles the lives of two stars — Jackson and Fawcett — who died Thursday. It premieres 10:30 a.m., Saturday on E!

“True Hollywood Story: Michael Jackson”: A two-hour version of E!’s signature celebrity show will show at 11 a.m., Saturday and noon, Sunday.

“Bio Remembers: Michael Jackson”: This profile includes interviews with Smokey Robinson, Liza Minnelli, La Toya Jackson and more at 10 p.m., Saturday on the Bio Channel.

“Forever The King: A Tribute To Michael Jackson”: BET News special explores Jackson’s career, life and legacy at 7:30 p.m., Saturday on BET.

“On the Record with Greta Van Susteren”: Special Jackson edition airs live from Los Angeles. Van Susteren will be investigating the cause of his death, speaking to his friends, and more at 9 p.m., Saturday on Fox News Channel.

“Michael Jackson: Man in the Mirror”: CNN news documentary explores the performer’s life at 8 & 11 p.m., Saturday and Sunday on CNN.

“The Jacksons: An American Dream”: The 1992 five-hour miniseries documents the progression of Michael Jackson’s career from childhood stardom at noon & 7 p.m., Saturday on TV One. The same special airs at 2 & 7 p.m., Sunday on TV Land.

“The Life & Times of Michael Jackson”: A one-hour documentary produced by the TV Guide Channel will show at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

“BET Awards ’09”: The previously scheduled awards show, to be hosted by Jamie Foxx, is undergoing “a total overhaul,” according the Associated Press, which reported the show is being retooled as a tribute to Jackson. The telecast is being lengthened, performers are being added to the lineup (including Usher and Justin Timberlake) and additional guests are expected to attend. Preshow, “106 & Park: Live from the Red Carpet,” will air 6 p.m., Sunday; awards 8 p.m. Sunday.

“American Idol”: The Fox reality show airs an encore performance from this past season, with contestants focusing on MJ’s material, including Adam Lambert on “Black or White” at 8 p.m., Monday on Fox.

“E! Michael Jackson”: A documentary produced in cooperation with the Jackson organization — it includes home videos, new and archival interviews with Jackson, his family and friends. It premieres 10 p.m., Wednesday on E!

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