Televised Tune: On The Tube This Week

It isn’t often that the MSG Network is mentioned in this column but on Thursday, April 9 at 10 pm the channel will premiere The Beacon Theater: A New York Legend Reborn, a documentary about the refurbishment of the legendary venue which reopened in February with a pair of Paul Simon concerts. The station is also collecting fan stories about the Beacon on its website,, and has posted pictures and videos from a variety of events and a Beacon Theater IQ Test.

Monday, 4/6

  • Kings of Leon: 2008 Oxegen Festival [Palladia 2PM]
  • Green Day: Bullet in a Bible [Palladia 4PM]
  • Pink Floyd: Which One’s Pink? [VH1 Classic 6:30PM]
  • Film: Woodstock [VH1 Classic 8PM]
  • Jay-Z: Storytellers [Palladia 9PM]

Tuesday, 4/7

  • James Brown: Live from the House of Blues [Palladia 9AM]
  • Metallica: Master of All [Fuse 4PM]
  • Classic Album: The Who, Who’s Next [VH1 Classic 7PM]
  • Lou Reed: Live at Montreux [Ovation 10PM]
  • Jimmy Kimmel: Motley Crue [ABC 12:05AM]

Wednesday, 4/8

  • Bon Jovi: Unplugged [Palladia 9AM]
  • Soundstage: Musical Salute to Miles Davis [Palladia 1PM]
  • ZZ Top: Live From Texas [Palladia 3:30PM]
  • Spectacle w/Elvis Costello: The Police [Sundance 9PM]
  • Live Aid: The Day the Music Changed the World [VH1 Classic 11PM]

Thursday, 4/9

  • SXSW Festival 2009: Behind the Badge [IFC 9AM]
  • Rod Stewart: Biography [Biography 10AM]
  • U2: Chronicles [Fuse 6:30 PM]
  • The Beacon Theater: A New York Legend Reborn [MSG 10PM]
  • Eric Clapton: Biography [Biography 11PM]

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  1. I’ve been to the beacon theater several times and I absolutely love it and glad they are honoring it! I’m looking forward to the special thats going to be on tomorrow night at 10pm I believe..check it out here..they have some interviews already and one from bon jovi: Beacon Theater Stars

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