Reality TV World Show Updates   People News   Spoiler News   Entertainment News   RealityTVDB   POP Hollywood   Reality TV News Wire
Features & Interviews   Sexy Social Pics of the Day   Things to Know Profiles   Message Boards   Shows Listing


CBS to air special of Whitney Houston death's Grammys impact

UPI News Service, 02/01/2013 

CBS says it plans to air a program about how producers re-organized the 2012 Grammy Awards ceremony after the shocking death of U.S. singer Whitney Houston.

Houston drowned in her hotel bathtub Feb. 11, 2012, the day before she was to attend the awards show. The Grammy Awards took place as scheduled Feb. 12, including tributes to the 48-year-old recording star.

CBS said it will air a 1-hour special, "The Grammys Will Go On: A Death in the Family," Feb. 9.

The program will look at how producers revamped the broadcast to include an opening prayer from host LL Cool J and performance by Jennifer Hudson of Houston's classic song "I Will Always Love You."

"In an ordinary year, the Grammys is a really tough show to produce; it's live and things happen behind-the-scenes at the last minute that you never expect," Jack Sussman, CBS executive vice president of specials, music and live events, said in a statement.

"But every year the people behind this show find ways to make 11th-hour creative adjustments resulting in memorable moments that you only see on the Grammys. This special is a very entertaining peek behind the curtain at the extra-extraordinary circumstances of last year, and how some of the biggest stars in the musical world came together for a television broadcast that will be remembered for many years to come."

Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.

Copyright 2013 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any repr


Take Our User Survey

Page generated Sat May 26, 2018 20:59 pm in 2.5136251449585 seconds

About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed