NEW YORK, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- MTV Networks' elite high-definition music channel Palladia will debut a brand new line-up of live performance premieres for Fall 2010. The highlight is the return of the annual "Outdoor Music Week," along with the network's new music programming, devoted to providing the greatest high-definition music experience available to avid music viewers.
Palladia's "Outdoor Music Week" airs Monday August 30 through September 6, 2010 and will feature live performances from some of today's top artists including Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Ke$ha, Rihanna, Shakira, Snoop Dogg, Corinne Bailey Rae, The Killers, Muse, Pearl Jam, Paul McCartney, Jack Johnson, Vampire Weekend, Editors, MGMT, Phoenix, Jackson Browne, Norah Jones, Ray Davies, Willie Nelson, Slash, Jason Derulo, 30 Seconds To Mars, Elvis Costello, Crosby/Stills/Nash, Ben Harper, Paramore, Crowded House, Jamiroquai, The Strokes, We Are Scientists, Coheed & Cambria, The Gaslight Anthem, The Get Up Kids and LCD Soundsystem. Tune in all week long as Palladia brings viewers up close and personal with its "Outdoor Music Week" - where all of its programming is shot outdoors, under the sun, moon and stars.
Monday, August 30
"World Stage: The Killers": Airs at 9PM*
Taped in 2009 at the Oxegen Festival, this show will feature 9 of the band's hits including "Human" and "Mr. Brightside."
Tuesday, August 31
"Flogging Molly Live At The Greek Theater": Airs at 9PM*
The popular Irish band performed on September 12, 2009 at the legendary Los Angeles, California venue in front of 5000+ loyal fans in the city where it all started.
Wednesday, September 1
"World Stage: Mika": Airs at 9PM*
Mika performs his latest hits, taped July 10, 2010 at MTV's Murcia Night in Murcia, Spain.
Friday, September 3
"Glastonbury 2010": Airs at 9PM*
England's highly anticipated and well-known music festival celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a stellar, eclectic line-up. This 3-hour highlight show features exclusive performances by Muse, Stevie Wonder, Shakira, Snoop Dogg, Jackson Browne, Vampire Weekend, Pet Shop Boys, Slash, Phoenix, MGMT, Editors, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and Corinne Bailey Rae. A half-hour version will air August 27 at 11PM* on VH1's "Friday Night Alright" featuring Muse, Shakira, Slash and Jack Johnson.
Saturday, September 4
"BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend 2010": Airs at 9PM*
With performances from BBC Radio 1's outdoor concert series in London, featuring top and up-and-coming artists including Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Ke$ha, Jason Derulo, 30 Seconds To Mars, Vampire Weekend and MGMT. A half hour version featuring Alicia Keys, Ke$ha and Rihanna will air the night prior, September 3 at 11PM* on VH1's "Friday Night Alright."
Sunday, September 5
"Hard Rock Calling 2010": Airs at 9PM*
Shot in London's Hyde Park in June 2010, the 2-hour highlight show features some of rock and R&B's best-known talent including Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam, Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Ben Harper, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jamiroquai and Crowded House. A 2-hour version will air the Friday after the Palladia premiere on September 10 at 11PM* on VH1's "Friday Night Alright."
Monday, September 6
"Hurricane Festival 2010": Airs at 9PM*
This 2-hour highlight show from the popular German music festival features performances by The Strokes, Jack Johnson, We Are Scientists, Paramore, Coheed & Cambria, LCD Soundsystem, The Get-Up Kids, The Gaslight Anthem, White Lies, Faithless, The xx and Biffy Clyro.
PALLADIA KEEPS IT COMING WITH MORE PREMIERES IN THE FALL!
In addition to the kickoff of Palladia's "Outdoor Music Week," the channel will offer various special high-definition music programming throughout the Fall including:
Saturday Night Premieres (September through December 2010)
Viewers can tune in every Saturday night to experience some of the high energy around top pop, rock, R&B and country musical events and performances including "80's Rewind Festival," "B.o.B.: Unplugged," "CMT Invitation Only: Miranda Lambert," "CMT Crossroads: The Steve Miller Band and Kenny Chesney," "Heart: Night At Sky Church," "London Live: Katy Perry," "MTV World Stage: 30 Seconds To Mars," "MTV World Stage: Scissor Sisters," "Oxegen Festival," "Trace Adkins Unplugged," "Train: Unplugged," and "VFest 2010."
"Palladia's Salute to the MTV Music Awards" Airs on Sunday, September 12
Palladia presents a day of music featuring concert performances of MTV VMA nominees featuring Usher, Muse, Pink, Gorillaz, Green Day, among others.
"Hispanic Heritage Evening" Airs Sunday October 3
The evening will feature an array of Hispanic artist concerts including Christina Aguilera, Juanes, Enrique Iglesias and Julieta Venegas.
"Palladia World Tour Weekend 2010" Airing in November 2010
This 2-day salute will feature concerts from around the world.
"Divas Weekend" Airing the weekend of December 3, 2010
This weekend will feature a variety of Palladia's best concerts featuring today's hottest female performers including Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson and more.
"Best of 2010" Airing the last week of the year Sunday, December, 26 - Friday, December 31
The week features all the dynamic shows that premiered on Palladia on 2010.
"Epic. Awesome. Artists." Sponsored by VIZIO: Spots to debut mid-August 2010
For the second year in a row, Palladia is teaming up with VIZIO as the channel's official HDTV company. This year the partnership has broadened into Palladia's first-ever integration, marrying the VIZIO brand with chart-topping artists that are the current faces of the network.
The key goals of this extensive partnership is to promote the superior picture quality and state of the art features of VIZIO HDTV sets as a way to experience the HD quality of Palladia's exclusive music programming right in the home.
As part of the partnership, the brands will create four 60-second custom co-branded vignettes that will each feature a different artist, including Lady Antebellum, La Roux, Sara Bareilles and Daughtry. These artists will give viewers an inside look into what music means to them and their favorite live music memories as a performer and as a fan. These packages will integrate VIZIO's new look and feel into the world of Palladia, wrapping the interview footage to create a fully customized and highly engaging interstitial series that is set to run through to the end of the year.
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Palladia, MTV Networks' high-definition music channel, launched in January 2006 and features original music-based programming for a variety of music genres, including hip hop, rock, country, pop, reggaeton, soul and more, as well as HDTV acquisitions and original content from MTV Networks Music Group's MTV, VH1, and CMT family of services. The channel has grown to 12 million households and is available on major U.S. carriers including Comcast, Cox, Verizon FiOS, Time Warner, Dish, DIRECTV, Charter, AT&T u-Verse and Insight.
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