�The 50 Greatest Moments at Madison Square Garden� to Celebrate Some of Our Country�s Greatest Moments at the �World�s Most Famous Arena�.
ION Media Networks has secured the rights to �The 50 Greatest Moments at Madison Square Garden (MSG),� an Emmy Award-winning documentary series presenting some of our most celebrated moments in the world�s most famous arena. Episodes will air on ION Life in the US, and simultaneously as part of ION Life�s channel showcase presentation on the ION Television Network, on Sundays at 6 p.m., beginning June 15th.
�The 50 Greatest Moments at Madison Square Garden,� acquired from MSG Media, provides an exclusive look into the most notable events that have taken place at the world�s most famous arena.
Some highlights from the Garden�s rich tradition and history include such iconic occasions as the 1974 Elton John/John Lennon concert that proved to be Mr. Lennon�s last, the uplifting 9/11 benefit concert that touched the nation, the Ali-Frazier �Fight of the Century� and the Hurricane Katrina benefit concert that raised an unprecedented $8 million.
This series possesses a matchless power to stir and inspire viewers with some of the most notable occasions of the last century. In a series of 10 one-hour programs, these rare moments are captured through artful storytelling and sharp interviewing.
Additional illustrious events that made the top 50 are Pope John Paul�s 1979 youth-focused visit, Elvis Presley�s four sold-out MSG shows, Marilyn Monroe's breathy rendition of �Happy Birthday� to President John F. Kennedy and the inspiring stories of the NY Knicks first championship in 1970 and the NY Rangers amazing 1994 triumphant run. �The 50 Greatest Moments at Madison Square Garden� has won eight New York Emmy� Awards.
Posted: 21st. May 2008