VH1 Classic Acquires Top of the Pops Finale
VH1 Classic has acquired the exclusive U.S. TV rights to the final episode of the BBC’s long-running music series Top of the Pops, which aired in the U.K. at the end of last month.
The one-hour special features performances by Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Beyonce, Jackson 5, David Bowie, Wham, Sonny & Cher, Coldplay, Robbie Williams and the Spice Girls. It also includes rare footage never before seen in the U.S. of The Bee Gees, the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Cliff Richard, John Lennon, Rod Stewart, ABBA, Status Quo, Culture Club, Duran Duran, Adam Ant, Elton John, Frankie, Eurythmics, Bryan Adams, Wet Wet Wet, Bros, Nirvana, Oasis and U2, among others. It will make its debut on VH1 Classic on Saturday, August 19 at 8 p.m.
“Top of the Pops is one of the most dearly loved music shows of all time—it's a musical institution,” said Candace Carlisle, the SVP of BBC Worldwide Americas. "Fortunately the BBC's archives are full of outstanding performances stretching over 40 years. This finale is a treat for music lovers of all ages."
Eric Sherman, the SVP and GM of VH1 Classic, added, "This Top of the Pops series finale is a tremendous time capsule featuring the best and brightest stars of pop music from the last 40 years. We're proud to be the only outlet in the United States to share it with music lovers here."
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