TV Guide Network Secures Exclusive Broadcast Rights to CeeLo Green's Holiday Concert Special, "CeeLo
TV Guide Network Secures Exclusive Broadcast Rights to CeeLo Green's Holiday Concert Special, "CeeLo's Magic Moment" Premiering November 30 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Rod Stewart, The Muppets and Stars of "The Voice" Join the Celebration
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TV Guide Network will celebrate the holiday season with Grammy® Award-winning recording artist CeeLo Green (coach on NBC's "The Voice") and will become the exclusive television destination for his festive all-ages holiday special, "CeeLo's Magic Moment," premiering Friday, November 30 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. The television concert special features exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, special guest performances and songs from his new holiday album also entitled "CeeLo's Magic Moment" available October 30, 2012.
Recording artist CeeLo Green hangs out with The Muppets for his new holiday special, "CeeLo's Magic Moment" premiering on Friday, November 30 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on TV Guide Network. Photo courtesy of Erik Kabik
"With a little help from my friends, I've created a classic holiday special that I'm thrilled for the world to watch, and I invite fans to tune in on November 30 to join me while we celebrate this magic moment of the year!" states CeeLo Green. "I hope to make this an annual holiday special for families to look forward to each year."
Taped in front of a live audience from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, this magical, one-hour television special, "CeeLo's Magic Moment," is packed with musical collaborations with CeeLo and friends such as Rod Stewart, Disney's The Muppets, Eric Benet, as well as past and present artists from NBC's hit show, "The Voice."
Highlights from the televised special will include CeeLo joined by Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and the rest of The Muppet crew for a rendition of CeeLo's new and original holiday single, "All I Need Is Love," which is featured on his new album. Also during the special, "The Voice" coach is joined by the legendary rock star Rod Stewart on the holiday favorite, "Merry Christmas Baby," and then with singer/songwriter Eric Benet on the classic, "Silent Night."
To add to the holiday fun, CeeLo Green also reunites on stage with 19 artists from "The Voice," including Niki Dawson, James Massone, Jamar Rogers, Vicci Martinez and Tony Vincent, to collaborate on holiday favorites off his new Christmas album such as "This Christmas," "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch," and "Run Run Rudolph." To top everything off, CeeLo closes the special by inviting all of his friends back on stage for a high-energy performance of the PG version of his infamous chart-topping hit, "Forget You."
Produced by CeeLo Green himself (Emerald Productions), as well as Larry Mestel and Andrew Jameson on behalf of Primary Wave, Atlantic Record's Executive VP Kevin Weaver, and Eli Frankel, this holiday TV special will bring households together through timeless music and holiday cheer. Not to mention, CeeLo even invites showgirls from Jubilee! at Bally's Las Vegas to join him on stage to give Vegas and fans a little taste of what to expect from his upcoming Las Vegas residency "CeeLo Green is LOBERACE," starting in February 2013.
To Pre-Order CeeLo Green's new holiday album "CeeLo's Magic Moment", visit iTunes: http://bit.ly/We9G76
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About "CeeLo Green is LOBERACE":
"CeeLo Green is LOBERACE" is Grammy Award-Winning recording artist CeeLo Green's new Las Vegas residency show debuting February 27, 2013 at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. This truly unique show will be an electrifying journey into the world of CeeLo's latest brainchild, "LOBERACE." More of a spectacle than a show, CeeLo Green, the conductor/ringmaster "LOBERACE," will take you on a ride through the colorful decades of music, stopping at legendary moments in time, from Prince to Blue Magic to The Rolling Stones, new wave to disco and beyond. Visually, the production will combine CeeLo's flamboyant sense of style & over-the-top creativity, magnified and intensified, with his soulful voice covering some of his favorite music, as well as original songs. Part dance party, part live intimate concert, this energetic, exotic show will be as inspired and visually alive as CeeLo Green. There will be mind-twisting magic and sexified showgirls, and the larger-than-life wardrobe and impressive stage design will out-glam and out-clever anything you've seen from this Muppet-ized, sequin-styled international Lady Killer to date. Guests experiencing "CeeLo Green is LOBERACE" will be transported inside the incredibly creative, eclectic mind of CeeLo Green and into the supernatural, surreal and the extra-ordinary. The show will be produced by CeeLo Green as well as Larry Mestel on behalf of Primary Wave Music. Shows will be held in the property's 1,400-seat showroom after performances of PEEPSHOW on Thursdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. and Saturdays at 12 midnight, with additional shows at 11 p.m. on Wednesdays. Tickets range in price from $49.50 to $149.50 for table seating (not including tax and fees). For tickets, visit the Planet Hollywood Box Office, call 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.
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