Day: April 16, 2020

Week’s top 10 for April 20: Hail, Prince; goodbye to four shows

1) “Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince,” 9-11 p.m. Tuesday, CBS. Yes, the at-home specials have been welcome. Still, here’s what we haven’t had lately – all-out, rock spectacle. Taped Jan. 26 in Los Angeles, this was stuffed with stars – Alicia Keys, Common (shown here), John Legend, Chris Martin, H.E.R., Beck. Usher, Juanes, Mavis Staples, Susanna Hoffs and Gary Clark Jr., plus the Foo Fighters and Earth, Wind & Fire. Performing together are Prince’s old colleagues – Sheila E, Morris Day, Time and Revolution. Read more…

Best-bets for April 18: It’s a music marathon

(Here are the five TV best-bets for Saturday, April 18; feel free to use in any form, all or some, print and/or web)

1) “One World: Together at Home,” 2-8 p.m. on streamers (YouTube, Facebook, etc.), 8-10 p.m. on ABC. CBS, NBC and CW. Here’s a music mega-show, with Lada Gaga lining up top stars, including Taylor Swift (shown here), Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Billie Eilish and Eddie Vedder. Other musicians, working from home, include Alicia Keys, Camila Cabello, John Legend, Keith Urban, Kacey Musgraves and more. Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert co-host the network part.
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