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Sneak peek of Spectacle airs Dec. 11 on CTV

From a media release:

CTV Welcomes U2’s Bono and The Edge to Canada with Dec. 11 Season 2 Sneak Peek of SPECTACLE: ELVIS COSTELLO WITH…

CTV announced today a special holiday sneak peek of Season 2 of SPECTACLE: ELVIS COSTELLO WITH… featuring special guests Bono and The Edge. Premiering Friday, December 11 at 10 p.m. ET on CTV (visit ctv.ca to confirm local broadcast times), the special episode marks the first time CTV’s critically-acclaimed original music/talk series has been taped in Canada. The top-secret performance caught Torontonians by surprise last September, creating a fan frenzy when locals realized Bono and The Edge were appearing at CTV’s historic Masonic Temple studio, joining an impressive lineage of rock royalty that have performed in the building. The rest of the seven-part season will be seen in its entirety as part of CTV’s mid-season schedule.

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In the news: A mellower Elvis Costello talks Spectacle

From Alex Strachan of Canwest:


Spectacle: Elvis Costello With … to return with Bono & The Edge, Springsteen, Crow, Lovett, etc.

eltonjohn_theo_10727374_max[1]_(2)From a media release:

Bono, The Edge and The Boss are Centre Stage In Second Season of SPECTACLE: ELVIS COSTELLO WITH … on CTV and Bravo!

  • Critically-acclaimed series lines up musical heavy weights such as Sheryl Crow, Lyle Lovett and Ron Sexsmith join host Elvis Costello in seven-part season
  • Special episode taped with Bono and The Edge at Canada’s historic Masonic Temple

With the ultimate backstage pass, fans of rock ‘n’ roll can rejoice! CTV and Bravo! announced today the impressive list of guests ready to entertain in the second season of the critically-acclaimed music/talk series SPECTACLE: ELVIS COSTELLO WITH … (broadcast premieres to be announced at a later date). Bringing together the best elements of talk and music television, the program invites viewers into an intimate conversation between host Costello and his guests, which are both legendary performers and promising new artists. This season’s line-up is full of musical masters, including members of one of the greatest rock bands of all time  Grammy and JUNO Award winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Bono and The Edge of U2, who recorded their session with Costello in Toronto, Canada, at the celebrated historic musical venue, the Masonic Temple. Produced in part by Sir Elton John and David Furnish, the series features unprecedented pairings, group discussions and impromptu, historical performances.

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