Monday, 22 March 2010 19:04

WNED-TV AIRING MUSIC, HISTORIC PROGRAMMING NEXT WEEK

BUFFALO, N.Y. – As part of special programming next week, WNED-TV will be presenting “Matthew Morrison: Where It All Began – Live from the Bushnell,” “Il Volo: We Are Love,” “A Queen Is Crowned,” “Doobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre 1982” and “70s & 80s Soul Rewind (My Music).”


"Glee's” Mr. Schuester — singer, dancer and performer Matthew Morrison — puts his energetic, creative stamp on American standards in “Matthew Morrison: Where It All Began – Live from the Bushnell,” airing Saturday, June 1 at 8 p.m.  Enjoy classics including "The Lady Is a Tramp," "Younger than Springtime," "It Don’t Mean a Thing," a “West Side Story” medley and more in this live concert taped at Connecticut’s Bushnell Theatre.

Fall in love with Il Volo, the young tenor trio that has won hearts across America with exquisite vocals, in “Il Volo: We Are Love” airing Saturday, June 1 at 9 p.m.  This live concert of love songs filmed in Miami Beach includes performances of “Questo Amore,” “I Bring You to My Senses,” “We Are Love” and other songs in Spanish, English, Italian and French.

Relive Queen Elizabeth II’s 1953 coronation, on the 60th anniversary of her monumental crowning.  Enjoy the Academy award nominated film, “A Queen Is Crowned” airing Sunday, June 2 at 9 p.m., narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier.  

Experience the Doobie Brothers’ last show of their “Farewell Tour” in “The Doobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre 1982,” airing Monday, June 3 at 8 p.m. They perform best-loved hits from across the decades and several former members, including Tom Johnston, John Hartman, Tiran Porter and Michael Hossack, join the band on stage.

In “70s & 80s Soul Rewind (My Music),” airing Monday, June 3 at 9:30 p.m.,  host Whoopi Goldberg introduces the smooth, sexy and sophisticated sounds of the greatest groups and solo artists from the 70s and 80s in this new special.

Through WNED-TV, ThinkBright and Well/WORLD TV, Classical 94.5 WNED and WBFO-FM 88.7, member-supported WNED ǀ WBFO provides high quality programming and services to local, regional and national audiences that enlighten, inspire, entertain and educate Western New York and Southern Ontario communities. Additional information about WNED ǀ WBFO can be found at wned.org.

SUGGESTED SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS/TWEETS:

Matthew Morrison: Where It All Began – Live from the Bushnell
Facebook:  Enjoy American standards in “Matthew Morrison: Where It All Began – Live from the Bushnell,” airing Saturday, June 1 at 8 p.m. on WNED-TV.

Twitter:  Matthew Morrison: Where It All Began – Live from the Bushnell airs Saturday, 6/1 at 8 p.m. on @wnedtv.

Il Volo: We Are Love
Facebook: Hear the exquisite vocals of the teenage Italian tenors in “Il Volo: We Are Love,” airing Saturday, June 1 at 9 p.m. on WNED-TV.
                                                                                                     
Twitter: Il Volo: We Are Love airs Saturday, 6/1 at 9 p.m. on @wnedtv.

A Queen Is Crowned
Facebook: Celebrate the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s monumental crowning in “A Queen Is Crowned,” airing Sunday, June 2 at 9 p.m. on WNED-TV.

Twitter: A Queen Is Crowned airs Sunday, 6/2 at 9 p.m. on @wnedtv.

The Doobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre 1982
Facebook: Experience the last show of their “Farewell Tour” in “The Doobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre 1982,” airing Monday, June 3 at 8 p.m. on WNED-TV.

Twitter:  “The Doobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre 1982,” airs Monday, 6/3 at 8 p.m. on @wnedtv.

70s & 80s Soul Rewind (My Music)
Facebook: Enjoy the sophisticated sounds of the past in “70s & 80s Soul Rewind (My Music),” hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, airing Monday, June 3 at 9:30 p.m. on WNED-TV.

Twitter: 70s & 80s Soul Rewind (My Music) airs Monday, 6/3 at 9:30 p.m. on @wnedtv.

 

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