'Live From Abbey Road' Joins AXS TV's Sunday Night Lineup July 26th
July 8, 2015 at 12:36 PM (PT)
AXS TV is set to carry the critically acclaimed performance documentary series, "Live From Abbey Road," with two episodes of the hour-long series airing back-to-back in primetime at 8p (ET) and 9p (ET) every SUNDAY, beginning JULY 26th. This is the first time that the fifth season of "Live From Abbey Road," will air in the U.S., marking a stateside return for the series.
Since premiering in 2007, "Live From Abbey Road," filmed in LONDON's historic studio, the 10-part series features, in addition to performances, exclusive interviews and candid footage.
This season of 'Live From Abbey Road' features unforgettable performances from an impressive roster of industry icons that includes celebrated punk trio GREEN DAY; R&B songstress MARY J. BLIGE; acoustic crooner JOHN MAYER; femme rock goddess ALANIS MORISSETTE, CEELO GREEN and GNARLS BARKLEY, SHERY CROW, DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, MATCHBOX TWENTY and NORAH JONES, among others.
“AXS TV is proud to be able to bring a new season of 'Live From Abbey Road' to the U.S.,” said AXS TV SVP Programming and Development MICHELE M. DIX. “Blending in-depth interviews with intimate performances, the series gives fans a unique glimpse at the creative process of some of the most influential acts in the industry today. If you’re serious about music, you won’t want to miss these insightful and enlightening documentaries.”
FREMANTLEMEDIA INTERNATIONAL SEVP Television & Digital Distribution LISA HONIG added: “'Live from Abbey Road' combines best-in-class music documentary with stunning live performances from an eclectic mix of music legends and emerging talent. Appealing to all musical tastes with artists that span the worlds of jazz, pop, indie and classic rock, it’s must-see TV for anyone who’s passionate about great music. I can’t think of a more natural home for this in the U.S. than AXS TV.”
The episode schedule for "Live From Abbey Road" is as follows:
JULY 26th 8p (ET): KATE NASH, JAMIROQUAI, DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL GIPSY KINGS, FOSTER THE PEOPLE
JULY 26th 9p (ET): THE FRATELLIS, PANIC! AT THE DISCO, PRIMAL SCREAM, THE KILLS, STEREOPHONICS, MATCHBOX TWENTY, GLASVEGAS
AUGUST 2nd 8p (ET): MICHAEL BUBLE, PAUL SIMON, GNARLS BARKLEY, ED SHEERAN, BRIAN WILSON
AUGUST 2nd 9p (ET): SHERYL CROW, THE SCRIPT, NERINA PALLOT, RAY LAMONTAGNE, SARA BAREILLES
AUGUST 9th 8p (ET): DAVE MATTHEWS, SUZANNE VEGA, GREG ALLMAN, NORAH JONES
AUGUST 9th 9p (ET): COLBIE CAILLAT, LEANN RIMES, SHAWN COLVIN, RANDY CRAWFORD & JOE SAMPLE, ALANIS MORISSETTE
AUGUST 16th 8p (ET): GNARLS BARKLEY, FEIST, CORINNE BAILEY RAE, WYNTON MARSALIS, MANU CHAO, ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS
AUGUST 16th 9p (ET): RYAN ADAMS, DAMIEN RICE, AMOS LEE, BEN HARPER, SEAL, ANNA CALVI
AUGUST 23rd 8p (ET): GREEN DAY, THE SUBWAYS, BEADY EYE, MASSIVE ATTACK, THE HOOSIERS, THE FEELING
AUGUST 23rd 9p (ET): MARY J. BLIGE, JOHN MAYER, GOSSIP, JAMES MORRISON, CHAIRLIFT, JAMES BLUNT, CRAIG DAVID, BRYAN ADAMS, VILLAGERS, LITTLE BOOTS.