TV Guide Network Secures Exclusive Broadcast Rights to CeeLo Green’s Holiday Concert Special, “CeeLo’s Magic Moment”

  TV Guide Network Secures Exclusive Broadcast Rights to CeeLo Green’s Holiday
  Concert Special, “CeeLo’s Magic Moment” Premiering November 30 at 8:00 PM
  ET/PT

    Rod Stewart, The Muppets and Stars of “The Voice” Join the Celebration

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LOS ANGELES -- October 25, 2012

TV Guide Network will celebrate the holiday season with Grammy® Award-winning
recording artist CeeLo Green (coach on NBC’s “The Voice”) and will become the
exclusive television destination for his festive all-ages holiday special,
“CeeLo’s Magic Moment,” premiering Friday, November 30 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. The
television concert special features exclusive behind-the-scenes footage,
special guest performances and songs from his new holiday album also entitled
"CeeLo's Magic Moment" available October 30, 2012.

Recording artist CeeLo Green hangs out with The Muppets for his new holiday
special, "CeeLo's Magic ...

Recording artist CeeLo Green hangs out with The Muppets for his new holiday
special, "CeeLo's Magic Moment" premiering on Friday, November 30 at 8:00 p.m.
ET/PT on TV Guide Network. Photo courtesy of Erik Kabik

“With a little help from my friends, I’ve created a classic holiday special
that I'm thrilled for the world to watch, and I invite fans to tune in on
November 30 to join me while we celebrate this magic moment of the year!”
states CeeLo Green. “I hope to make this an annual holiday special for
families to look forward to each year.”

Taped in front of a live audience from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las
Vegas, this magical, one-hour television special, "CeeLo's Magic Moment," is
packed with musical collaborations with CeeLo and friends such as Rod Stewart,
Disney's The Muppets, Eric Benet, as well as past and present artists from
NBC’s hit show, “The Voice.”

Highlights from the televised special will include CeeLo joined by Kermit,
Miss Piggy, Gonzo and the rest of The Muppet crew for a rendition of CeeLo’s
new and original holiday single, “All I Need Is Love,” which is featured on
his new album. Also during the special, “The Voice” coach is joined by the
legendary rock star Rod Stewart on the holiday favorite, “Merry Christmas
Baby,” and then with singer/songwriter Eric Benet on the classic, “Silent
Night.”

To add to the holiday fun, CeeLo Green also reunites on stage with 19 artists
from “The Voice,” including Niki Dawson, James Massone, Jamar Rogers, Vicci
Martinez and Tony Vincent, to collaborate on holiday favorites off his new
Christmas album such as “This Christmas,” “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” and
“Run Run Rudolph.” To top everything off, CeeLo closes the special by inviting
all of his friends back on stage for a high-energy performance of the PG
version of his infamous chart-topping hit, “Forget You.”

Produced by CeeLo Green himself (Emerald Productions), as well as Larry Mestel
and Andrew Jameson on behalf of Primary Wave, Atlantic Record’s Executive VP
Kevin Weaver, and Eli Frankel, this holiday TV special will bring households
together through timeless music and holiday cheer. Not to mention, CeeLo even
invites showgirls from Jubilee! at Bally’s Las Vegas to join him on stage to
give Vegas and fans a little taste of what to expect from his upcoming Las
Vegas residency “CeeLo Green is LOBERACE,” starting in February 2013.

To Pre-Order CeeLo Green’s new holiday album “CeeLo’s Magic Moment”, visit
iTunes: http://bit.ly/We9G76

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About “CeeLo Green is LOBERACE”:

“CeeLo Green is LOBERACE” is Grammy Award-Winning recording artist CeeLo
Green’s new Las Vegas residency show debuting February 27, 2013 at Planet
Hollywood Resort & Casino. This truly unique show will be an electrifying
journey into the world of CeeLo’s latest brainchild, “LOBERACE.” More of a
spectacle than a show, CeeLo Green, the conductor/ringmaster “LOBERACE,” will
take you on a ride through the colorful decades of music, stopping at
legendary moments in time, from Prince to Blue Magic to The Rolling Stones,
new wave to disco and beyond. Visually, the production will combine CeeLo’s
flamboyant sense of style & over-the-top creativity, magnified and
intensified, with his soulful voice covering some of his favorite music, as
well as original songs. Part dance party, part live intimate concert, this
energetic, exotic show will be as inspired and visually alive as CeeLo Green.
There will be mind-twisting magic and sexified showgirls, and the
larger-than-life wardrobe and impressive stage design will out-glam and
out-clever anything you’ve seen from this Muppet-ized, sequin-styled
international Lady Killer to date. Guests experiencing “CeeLo Green is
LOBERACE” will be transported inside the incredibly creative, eclectic mind of
CeeLo Green and into the supernatural, surreal and the extra-ordinary. The
show will be produced by CeeLo Green as well as Larry Mestel on behalf of
Primary Wave Music. Shows will be held in the property’s 1,400-seat showroom
after performances of PEEPSHOW on Thursdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. and
Saturdays at 12 midnight, with additional shows at 11 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Tickets range in price from $49.50 to $149.50 for table seating (not including
tax and fees). For tickets, visit the Planet Hollywood Box Office, call
800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

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Contact:

TV Guide Network
Leslie Furuta
leslie.furuta@tvguide.com
(323) 856-4062
or
Karin Failla
karin.failla@tvguide.com
(323) 856-4116
or
For CeeLo Green
Primary Wave Music
Anne Watkins
awatkins@primarywavemusic.com
(212) 584-8065
 
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