Carly Simon: A Moonlight Serenade on the Queen Mary 2 Airs Nationwide on PBS Starting December 1

Historic Transatlantic Concert to Air on More Than 100 TV Stations, Featuring

Pop Music Legend Performing Romantic Standards and Treasured Hits on Iconic

Ocean Liner

Nov 22, 2005, 00:00 ET from Cunard Line

    VALENCIA, Calif., Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Pop music legend Carly Simon
 meets legendary ocean liner Queen Mary 2 during the much anticipated broadcast
 of Carly Simon: A Moonlight Serenade on the Queen Mary 2, airing nationwide on
 more than 100 PBS stations starting December 1.  Simon's historic performance
 was recorded in QM2's Queens Room, the largest ballroom at sea, and marks the
 first time that a television special was taped during a transatlantic
     The 90-minute program showcases Simon's inspired renditions of romantic
 standards from her chart-topping album, Moonlight Serenade, as well as some of
 her most-loved greatest hits, and includes behind-the-scenes footage of the
 renowned singer exploring the elegant surroundings of the grandest passenger
 liner ever built.  The full concert DVD on Columbia Records goes on sale today
 and was directed by veteran concert filmographer Jim Gable who has worked with
 other such music icons as Sting, the Rolling Stones and Cyndi Lauper.
     Queen Mary 2's sumptuous interiors provided the perfect setting for the
 sublime music of Carly Simon, and viewers will be treated to an inside view of
 the ship as Simon makes her glamorous entrance into the Grand Lobby; rehearses
 in the Queens Room; visits the master of Queen Mary 2, Commodore Ronald
 Warwick, on the ship's Bridge; and goes shopping in the boutique, among other
     Simon had a very clear vision of the concert that would complement the CD
 of Moonlight Serenade.  Having sailed many transatlantic ocean voyages,
 including on QE2, there was no question in her mind that Queen Mary 2's
 ballroom was the perfect venue.
     "We were delighted to have hosted legendary artist Carly Simon aboard
 Queen Mary 2 for this very special concert," says Carol Marlow, president and
 managing director of Cunard Line.  "QM2's renowned Queens Room was the perfect
 setting for her distinctive interpretation of several timeless standards."
     Simon croons with her signature sensual vocal stylings to cherished
 romantic ballads penned by such songwriting legends as Glenn Miller, Cole
 Porter, Rodgers and Hart, and the Gershwins.  Ballroom dancers dressed to the
 nines add a timeless ambiance as they glide effortlessly across the floor
 during these song selections.
     Simon also taped a private acoustic set in an intimate corner of the
 Commodore Club, one of the ship's most elegant cocktail lounges, and was
 joined by her daughter, Sally Taylor, as well as two of her other favorite
 back-up singers.
     Cunard has an illustrious history of hosting royalty, society luminaries
 and famed entertainers with peerless cachet on transatlantic crossings.
 Earlier Cunard "Queens" have welcomed such famous personalities as Elizabeth
 Taylor, Rita Hayworth, Marlene Dietrich, Cary Grant, Bing Crosby, and Clark
 Gable.  Since Queen Mary 2's launch in January 2004, she has continued to play
 host to such notable guests as Barbara Walters, Katie Couric, John Cleese,
 Tina Brown and Sir Harold Evans, Donald Trump, and Dame Shirley Bassey, while
 eminent visitors have included Her Majesty The Queen, His Royal Highness The
 Duke of Edinburgh, Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent, Former
 President George Bush, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Senator Hillary
     Queen Mary 2 is the grandest ocean liner ever built.  There are a wide
 variety of suites and staterooms available in degrees of style and comfort
 ranging from pampered elegance to almost unimaginable luxury in the ship's
 famed Grill-level accommodations.  Queen Mary 2 brings together like-minded
 travelers who relish the Cunard hallmarks of impeccable White Star
 Service(SM), fine dining, sophisticated adventure and legacy of historic
 voyages and transatlantic travel.
     For more information about Cunard Line and Queen Mary 2, contact a travel
 professional, call 1-800-7-CUNARD or go to
     Cunard Line has operated the most famous ocean liners in the world since
 1840.  Cunard vessels have a classic British heritage and include the
 legendary Queen Elizabeth 2 and Queen Mary 2. Queen Victoria joins the fleet
 in 2007.
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 exclusive alliance also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line,
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     Note to editors:  Complete list of broadcast schedule attached.
                                Stations Airing
             Carly Simon: A Moonlight Serenade on the Queen Mary 2
       Station          City/State                           Date      Time
      WPBY             Charleston Huntington WV             12/01     9:30 PM
      WSWP             Bluefield Beckley Oak Hill WV        12/01     9:30 PM
      WNPB             Clarksburg Weston WV                 12/01     9:30 PM
      WVPT/WVPY        Harrisonburg VA                      12/01     9:30 PM
      WLIW             New York NY                          12/03     8:30 PM
      KVCR             Los Angeles CA                       12/03     2:00 PM
      KETC             St. Louis MO                         12/03     10:30 PM
      WSBE             Providence RI New Bedford MA         12/03     9:00 PM
      WKYU             Bowling Green KY                     12/03     8:00 PM
      WLIW             New York NY                          12/04     12:00 AM
      KRCB             San Francisco Oakland San Jose CA    12/04     8:30 PM
      WVIZ             Cleveland OH                         12/04     10:00 PM
      WDCP/WDCQ        Flint Saginaw Bay City MI            12/04     8:00 PM
      WTCI             Chattanooga TN                       12/04     6:30 PM
      KWBU             Waco Temple Bryan TX                 12/04     8:00 PM
      KRWG             El Paso TX                           12/04     4:00 PM
      KSYS/KFTS        Medford Klamath Falls OR             12/04     2:30 PM
      WEDW             New York NY                          12/05     10:30 PM
      WYIN             Chicago IL                           12/05     8:00 PM
      WYIN             Chicago IL                           12/05     9:30 PM
      WGBH/WGBX        Boston MA                            12/05     9:00 PM
      KUHT             Houston TX                           12/05     8:30 PM
      WEDH/WEDY        Hartford & New Haven CT              12/05     10:30 PM
      WMAV             Memphis TN                           12/05     8:30 PM
      WEDN             Providence RI New Bedford MA         12/05     10:30 PM
      KPTS             Wichita Hutchinson Plus KS           12/05     8:30 PM
      WTCI             Chattanooga TN                       12/05     12:00 AM
      WMPN/WMAU        Jackson MS                           12/05     8:30 PM
      WNIN             Evansville IN                        12/05     8:30 PM
      WGBY             Boston MA                            12/05     7:30 PM
      WMAB/WMAE        Columbus Tupelo West Point MS        12/05     8:30 PM
      KTWU             Topeka KS                            12/05     8:30 PM
      WMAH             Biloxi Gulfport MS                   12/05     8:30 PM
      WMAO             Greenwood Greenville MS              12/05     8:30 PM
      WMAW             Meridian MS                          12/05     8:30 PM
      KAWE/KAWB        Minneapolis St. Paul MN              12/06     8:30 PM
      KWCM             Minneapolis St. Paul MN              12/06     8:30 PM
      WFYI             Indianapolis IN                      12/06     10:00 PM
      WNIT             South Bend Elkhart IN                12/06     9:30 PM
      KSMN             Sioux Falls (Mitchell) SD            12/06     8:30 PM
      KMOS             Columbia Jefferson City MO           12/06     8:30 PM
      KUHT             Houston TX                           12/07     10:00 PM
      WNSC             Charlotte NC                         12/07     8:00 PM
      WOSU/WPBO        Columbus OH                          12/07     10:30 PM
      WNEH/WNTV/WRET   Greenville Spartanburg Anderson SC
                        Asheville NC                        12/07     8:00 PM
      WJCT             Jacksonville FL Brunswick GA         12/07     8:00 PM
      WETP/WKOP        Knoxville TN                         12/07     9:30 PM
      KHET/KMEB        Honolulu HI                          12/07     7:30 PM
      KLTS             Shreveport LA                        12/07     7:00 PM
      WSEC             Champaign Springfield Decatur IL     12/07     7:00 PM
      WRJA/WRLK        Columbia SC                          12/07     8:00 PM
      KQCT/WQCT        Davenport IA Rock Island Moline IL   12/07     9:00 PM
      WLPB             Baton Rouge LA                       12/07     7:00 PM
      WJWJ             Savannah GA                          12/07     8:00 PM
      WITV             Charleston SC                        12/07     8:00 PM
      WHMC/WJPM        Florence Myrtle Beach SC             12/07     8:00 PM
      WEBA             Augusta GA                           12/07     8:00 PM
      KLPB             Lafayette LA                         12/07     7:00 PM
      KEDT             Corpus Christi TX                    12/07     7:00 PM
      KLTM             Monroe LA El Dorado AR               12/07     7:00 PM
      WMEC/WQEC        Quincey IL Hannibal MO Keokuk IA     12/07     7:00 PM
      KLTL             Lake Charles LA                      12/07     7:00 PM
      KLPA             Alexandria LA                        12/07     7:00 PM
      KEET             Eureka CA                            12/07     9:30 PM
      KPBS             San Diego CA                         12/08     9:30 PM
      WNSC             Charlotte NC                         12/08     1:00 AM
      KCPT             Kansas City MO                       12/08     8:30 PM
      WNEH/WNTV/WRET   Greenville Spartanburg Anderson SC
                        Asheville NC                        12/08     1:00 AM
      KBYU             Salt Lake City UT                    12/08     9:00 PM
      WXEL             West Palm Beach Ft. Pierce FL        12/08     11:00 PM
      WSBE             Providence RI New Bedford MA         12/08     8:00 PM
      WGCU             Fort Myers Naples FL                 12/08     8:00 PM
      WXXI             Rochester NY                         12/08     10:00 PM
      WRJA/WRLK        Columbia SC                          12/08     1:00 AM
      WJWJ             Savannah GA                          12/08     1:00 AM
      WITV             Charleston SC                        12/08     1:00 AM
      WHMC/WJPM        Florence Myrtle Beach SC             12/08     1:00 AM
      WEBA             Augusta GA                           12/08     1:00 AM
      KMOS             Columbia Jefferson City MO           12/08     9:30 PM
      WTVS             Detroit MI                           12/09     10:00 PM
      WGTE             Toledo OH                            12/09     10:30 PM
      WTCI             Chattanooga TN                       12/09     10:30 PM
      WFSU             Tallahassee Thomasville GA           12/09     10:30 PM
      KNPB             Reno NV                              12/09     9:00 PM
      WFSG             Panama City FL                       12/09     10:30 PM
      WPBS/WNPI        Watertown NY                         12/09     9:00 PM
      WMFE             Orlando Daytona Beach Melbourne FL   12/10     9:30 PM
      WIPB             Indianapolis IN                      12/10     8:00 PM
      KLRN             San Antonio TX                       12/10     9:30 PM
      WSRE             Mobile AL Pensacola FL               12/10     11:00 PM
      WGCU             Fort Myers Naples FL                 12/10     12:00 AM
      WBRA             Roanoke Lynchburg VA                 12/10     10:00 PM
      WCNY             Syracuse NY                          12/10     4:00 PM
      WMSY/WSBN        Tri Cities Bristol VA
                        Kingsport Johnson City TN           12/10     10:00 PM
      KFME/KGFE/KJRE   Fargo Valley City ND                 12/10     9:30 PM
       KSRE/KWSE       Minot Bismark Dickinson ND           12/10     9:30 PM
      KOCE             Los Angeles CA                       12/11     6:30 PM
      KVIE             Sacramento Stockton Modesto CA       12/11     3:30 PM
      WNPT             Nashville TN                         12/11     9:00 PM
      KCPT             Kansas City MO                       12/11     10:30 PM
      KNME             Albuquerque Santa Fe NM              12/11     7:30 PM
      WGCU             Fort Myers Naples FL                 12/11     11:00 PM
      KDIN/KTIN        Des Moines Ames IA                   12/11     6:00 PM
      KBIN/KHIN        Omaha NE                             12/11     6:00 PM
      KOZK             Springfield MO                       12/11     7:00 PM
      KOZK             Springfield MO                       12/11     11:30 PM
      WSIU             Paducah KY Cape Girardeau MO
                        Harrisburg KY                       12/11     10:00 PM
      KIIN/KRIN        Cedar Rapids Waterloo Dubuque IA     12/11     6:00 PM
      KSIN             Sioux City IA                        12/11     6:00 PM
      KOZJ             Joplin MO Pittsburg KS               12/11     7:00 PM
      KOZJ             Joplin MO Pittsburg KS               12/11     11:30 PM
      WUSI             Terre Haute IN                       12/11     10:00 PM
      KYIN             Rochester MN Mason City IA
                        Austin MN                           12/11     6:00 PM
      WXEL             West Palm Beach Ft. Pierce FL        12/12     9:30 PM
      WMAV             Memphis TN                           12/12     9:00 PM
      WMPN/WMAU        Jackson MS                           12/12     9:00 PM
      KCOS             El Paso TX                           12/12     8:30 PM
      WMAB/WMAE        Columbus Tupelo West Point MS        12/12     9:00 PM
      WMAH             Biloxi Gulfport MS                   12/12     9:00 PM
      WMAO             Greenwood Greenville MS              12/12     9:00 PM
      WMAW             Meridian MS                          12/12     9:00 PM
      WGVU             Grand Rapids Kalamazoo
                        Battle Creek MI                     12/13     9:30 PM
      WMAV             Memphis TN                           12/14     10:00 PM
      WCNY             Syracuse NY                          12/14     8:00 PM
      WMPN/WMAU        Jackson MS                           12/14     10:00 PM
      WMAB/WMAE        Columbus Tupelo West Point MS        12/14     10:00 PM
      WMAH             Biloxi Gulfport MS                   12/14     10:00 PM
      WMAO             Greenwood Greenville MS              12/14     10:00 PM
      WMAW             Meridian MS                          12/14     10:00 PM
      WEDU             Tampa St. Petersburg Sarasota FL     12/16     3:00 PM
      WBRA             Roanoke Lynchburg VA                 12/17     1:00 AM
      WHYY             Philadelphia PA                      12/18     7:00 PM
      WGTE             Toledo OH                            12/18     9:30 PM
      KOPB             Portland OR                          12/30     10:00 PM
      KEPB/KOAC        Eugene OR                            12/30     10:00 PM
      KOAB             Bend OR                              12/30     10:00 PM

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