Grammy® winner Lady Gaga headlines her first solo HBO concert event
Premieres Saturday, May 7 at 9 p.m. day-and-date with HBO in the U.S.
TORONTO, April 18 /CNW/ - HBO Canada, a multiplex channel of Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada) and Astral's The Movie Network (Eastern Canada), is giving subscribers a front-row seat to five-time
Grammy® winner Lady Gaga's sold-out Madison Square Garden performances. Taped
February 21 and 22 in her hometown of New York City, Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden spotlights the pop sensation on her recent world tour, and premieres Saturday, May 7 at 9 p.m. ET/MT, day-and-date with HBO in the U.S.
The special two-hour show will spotlight Lady Gaga's full-length tour
concert in which she is accompanied by a raucous ten-piece band and ten
backup dancers while performing some of her most well-known hits. Fans
can expect chart-toppers like Dance in the Dark, Glitter and Grease, Just Dance, Beautiful, Dirty, Rich, The Fame, LoveGame, Boys Boys Boys, Money Honey, Telephone, Speechless, You and I, So Happy I Could Die, Monster, Teeth, Alejandro, Poker Face, Paparazzi, Bad Romance and Born This Way, in addition to two new songs from her forthcoming album, Born This Way, which drops two weeks after the broadcast.
In addition to her five Grammy Awards, Lady Gaga has already won nine
Billboard Music Awards, five World Music Awards, two People's Choice
Awards and 11 MTV Music Video Awards. A major presence in the world of
social media, she is #1 on Twitter with more than eight million
followers and has more than 28 million "likes" on Facebook.
Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden was directed by Lauriann Gibson, who has choreographed most of Lady
Gaga's videos, including Poker Face, Paparazzi, Telephone, Alejandro and Bad Romance. The special will be produced by Lady Gaga, Troy Carter, Vincent
Herbert and Jimmy Iovine.
Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden will broadcast in High Definition, and will be available on demand
following its network premiere. In Eastern Canada the special will also
be available via HBO Canada OnLine with Rogers, Bell TV and Videotron
and in Western Canada via HBO Canada Online with Shaw Video On Demand
and Bell TV Online.
HBO Canada is a multiplex channel offered by Astral's The Movie Network (Eastern
Canada) and Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada). HBO
Canada brings Canadians the current slate of signature dramatic
programs for which HBO is known, together with new and
never-before-seen programming including comedy series, live specials,
sporting events, behind-the-scenes content and titles from HBO's
extensive library - all in an uncut and commercial-free environment.
HBO Canada is offered in high definition on HBO Canada HD and
programming is accessible on demand and online where available by
service provider. For more information, please visit www.hbocanada.com.
The Movie Network is a member of the Astral family. Astral Media Inc. (TSX : ACM.A/ACM.B) is one of Canada's
largest media companies. It operates several of the country's most
popular pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home advertising
and interactive media properties. Astral plays a central role in
community life across the country by offering diverse, rich and vibrant
programming that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and
advertisers. To learn more about Astral, visit astral.com.
Movie Central is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJR.B), a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a
market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets
in pay television, television broadcasting, children's book publishing
and children's animation. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.
For access to The Movie Network's media room or Movie Central's press
site, please visit http://press.astral.com or http://mediacentre.corusent.com.
SOURCE Movie Central
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