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Coming Up On VH1 April 20 - April 26, 2001



Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from VH1

    NEW YORK, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark your calendars!  Below are the
 music series, specials and premieres you won't want to miss on VH1
 April 20 - April 26, 2001.
 
     On Friday, April 20
     Rock Show
     Hosted by Halford.  Features such videos as Alice Cooper's "Poison,"
 Metallica's "Until It Sleeps," Queensryche's "Jet City Woman," Staind's
 "It's Been Awhile," Pearl Jam's "Do the Evolution," Buckcherry's "Ridin'" and
 Judas Priest's "Heading Out To the Highway." (Premieres from 12-1a)
 
     On Saturday, April 21
     The 7th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
     The latest Blockbuster Awards honors leading men and women in film, music
 and video games, as voted by fans.  The show features Dustin Hoffman
 presenting Warren Beatty the World Artist Award, as well as a performance by
 Destiny's Child and appearances by Oscar winners Julia Roberts and Russell
 Crowe.  Destiny's Child leads the pack of nominees as the pop/R&B trio snagged
 five nods, including Favorite Group of the Year.  Close behind are pop
 darlings 'NSync, country bombshell Faith Hill, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez,
 Creed, Eminem, Santana, Christina Aguilera, Madonna, Marc Anthony, Britney
 Spears, Ricky Martin, and Sting. (Premieres from 9-11p)
 
     On Sunday, April 22
     Behind The Music:  Megadeth
     This episode details the tumultuous life and career of heavy metal pioneer
 Dave Mustaine.  Kicked out of Metallica in 1982, the bad boy of rock forged
 his revenge by forming Megadeth.  His mission statement for his new band:
 " ... to be the fastest, utmost furious, heavy metal band ever."  Five
 line-ups, sixteen trips to rehab, one near-death experience, and over twenty
 million albums later, Megadeth has more than made an indelible mark in metal.
 The "Behind the Music:  Megadeth" premiere coincides with the band's latest
 album release, "The World Needs a Hero." (Premieres from 9-10p)
 
     Bands On The Run
     The four groups van it from Chicago to destination Cleveland, with
 Soulcracker finding success in selling CDs to hapless tollbooth operators
 along the way.  In the city, Harlow begins to work the phones in search of all
 manner of media ops, Josh Dodes Band scores a warm-up show at the Hard Rock
 Cafe, Flickerstick "plans" more gonzo street promotion -- and a special bonus
 challenge is proffered that will land the quickest-thinking group a coveted
 gig at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. (Premieres from 10-11p)
 
     On Monday, April 23
     Janet Jackson's Greatest TV Moments
     For three decades, Janet Jackson has used TV to share her pop artistry
 with her fans. From her early days on talk shows like "Dinah!,"  to her
 teenage acting gigs on hit sitcoms like "Good Times" and "Diff'rent Strokes"
 and her break out solo work and highly-anticipated video premieres, TV viewers
 have watched Janet grow up in a big way on the small screen.  This program
 follows the career of the littlest Jackson from a precocious child to a
 confident, sensual woman and includes clips from her appearance on "Dinah!,"
 the 29th Annual Grammy Awards where she performs "What Have You Done For Me
 Lately?," Janet's breakthrough video "Love Will Never Do" and more.
 (Premieres from 8-9p)
 
     On Thursday, April 26
     Tune in to VH1's 70's marathon from 1-7p. Episodes include "Behind the
 Music: Tony Orlando" (1-2p); "Behind the Music: Donny & Marie" (2-3p);
 "Behind the Music: Doobie Brothers" (3-4p); "Behind the Music: John Denver"
 (4-5p); Behind the Music: Peter Frampton" (5-6p); "Behind the Music: Chicago"
 (6-7p)
 
     VH1 produces and programs a wide variety of music-based series, specials,
 live events and acquisition-based programming that keeps viewers in touch with
 the music they love.  VH1 is a registered trademark of MTV Networks, a unit of
 Viacom Inc.  MTV Networks owns and operates the cable television programming
 services MTV: Music Television, M2: Music Television, Nickelodeon/Nick at
 Nite, TV Land and VH1 as well as The Suite from MTV Networks, a package of 10
 digital services, all of which are trademarks of MTV Networks.  MTV Networks
 also has joint ventures, licensing agreements and syndication deals whereby
 its programming can be seen worldwide.
 
 

SOURCE VH1
    NEW YORK, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark your calendars!  Below are the
 music series, specials and premieres you won't want to miss on VH1
 April 20 - April 26, 2001.
 
     On Friday, April 20
     Rock Show
     Hosted by Halford.  Features such videos as Alice Cooper's "Poison,"
 Metallica's "Until It Sleeps," Queensryche's "Jet City Woman," Staind's
 "It's Been Awhile," Pearl Jam's "Do the Evolution," Buckcherry's "Ridin'" and
 Judas Priest's "Heading Out To the Highway." (Premieres from 12-1a)
 
     On Saturday, April 21
     The 7th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
     The latest Blockbuster Awards honors leading men and women in film, music
 and video games, as voted by fans.  The show features Dustin Hoffman
 presenting Warren Beatty the World Artist Award, as well as a performance by
 Destiny's Child and appearances by Oscar winners Julia Roberts and Russell
 Crowe.  Destiny's Child leads the pack of nominees as the pop/R&B trio snagged
 five nods, including Favorite Group of the Year.  Close behind are pop
 darlings 'NSync, country bombshell Faith Hill, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez,
 Creed, Eminem, Santana, Christina Aguilera, Madonna, Marc Anthony, Britney
 Spears, Ricky Martin, and Sting. (Premieres from 9-11p)
 
     On Sunday, April 22
     Behind The Music:  Megadeth
     This episode details the tumultuous life and career of heavy metal pioneer
 Dave Mustaine.  Kicked out of Metallica in 1982, the bad boy of rock forged
 his revenge by forming Megadeth.  His mission statement for his new band:
 " ... to be the fastest, utmost furious, heavy metal band ever."  Five
 line-ups, sixteen trips to rehab, one near-death experience, and over twenty
 million albums later, Megadeth has more than made an indelible mark in metal.
 The "Behind the Music:  Megadeth" premiere coincides with the band's latest
 album release, "The World Needs a Hero." (Premieres from 9-10p)
 
     Bands On The Run
     The four groups van it from Chicago to destination Cleveland, with
 Soulcracker finding success in selling CDs to hapless tollbooth operators
 along the way.  In the city, Harlow begins to work the phones in search of all
 manner of media ops, Josh Dodes Band scores a warm-up show at the Hard Rock
 Cafe, Flickerstick "plans" more gonzo street promotion -- and a special bonus
 challenge is proffered that will land the quickest-thinking group a coveted
 gig at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. (Premieres from 10-11p)
 
     On Monday, April 23
     Janet Jackson's Greatest TV Moments
     For three decades, Janet Jackson has used TV to share her pop artistry
 with her fans. From her early days on talk shows like "Dinah!,"  to her
 teenage acting gigs on hit sitcoms like "Good Times" and "Diff'rent Strokes"
 and her break out solo work and highly-anticipated video premieres, TV viewers
 have watched Janet grow up in a big way on the small screen.  This program
 follows the career of the littlest Jackson from a precocious child to a
 confident, sensual woman and includes clips from her appearance on "Dinah!,"
 the 29th Annual Grammy Awards where she performs "What Have You Done For Me
 Lately?," Janet's breakthrough video "Love Will Never Do" and more.
 (Premieres from 8-9p)
 
     On Thursday, April 26
     Tune in to VH1's 70's marathon from 1-7p. Episodes include "Behind the
 Music: Tony Orlando" (1-2p); "Behind the Music: Donny & Marie" (2-3p);
 "Behind the Music: Doobie Brothers" (3-4p); "Behind the Music: John Denver"
 (4-5p); Behind the Music: Peter Frampton" (5-6p); "Behind the Music: Chicago"
 (6-7p)
 
     VH1 produces and programs a wide variety of music-based series, specials,
 live events and acquisition-based programming that keeps viewers in touch with
 the music they love.  VH1 is a registered trademark of MTV Networks, a unit of
 Viacom Inc.  MTV Networks owns and operates the cable television programming
 services MTV: Music Television, M2: Music Television, Nickelodeon/Nick at
 Nite, TV Land and VH1 as well as The Suite from MTV Networks, a package of 10
 digital services, all of which are trademarks of MTV Networks.  MTV Networks
 also has joint ventures, licensing agreements and syndication deals whereby
 its programming can be seen worldwide.
 
 SOURCE  VH1