Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Tribute BAD 25 Premieres Thursday, Nov. 22 on CTV Two

Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Tribute BAD 25 Premieres Thursday, Nov. 22 on CTV 
- The documentary film celebrates the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson's 
Bad album - 
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"Confirms the genius of an authentic pop original" - New York Times 
"Lee keeps the focus on the extraordinary professional achievement that the 
album still represents, capturing Jackson at the apex of his quest for full 
creative independence" - The Hollywood Reporter 
"One of the best music documentaries I've ever seen" - New York Magazine 
"An essential pop-culture artifact" - Time Magazine 
TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - CTV Two announced today that is will premiere 
BAD 25, the acclaimed documentary film from Academy Award(®)-nominated 
director Spike Lee (Malcolm X) that celebrates the 25th anniversary of Michael 
Jackson's Bad album. Airing in a special Canadian television premiere on 
Thursday, Nov. 22, at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on CTV Two (visit ctv.ca to confirm 
local listings) and featuring never-seen-before footage from the vault of the 
king of pop, BAD 25 examines the production of the iconic Grammy(®) 
Award-winning Bad album, often considered one of the greatest albums of all 
Following its North American premiere at the 2012 Toronto International Film 
Festival(®) in September, critics around the world continue to praise the 
inspiring documentary film including New York Times, New York Magazine, Time 
Magazine, and The Hollywood Reporter. 
Legacy/Sony Music Entertainment Canada celebrated the album's 25th anniversary 
on Sept. 18, 2012 with the release of BAD 25, a CD/DVD deluxe package 
containing four discs' worth of re-mastered versions of the LP's original 
tracks, plus bonus material, including previously unreleased songs and 
Jackson's iconic 1988 Wembley Stadium concert. Also available is a 2-CD 
package with the remastered version of the album and unreleased bonus tracks. 
**Media Note** Photography for BAD 25 is available online at www.bellmediapr.ca 
R-L: Michael Jackson, with Martin Scorsese and Walter Yetnikoff president of 
CBS Records, during the BAD video shoot 
During the documentary, acclaimed director Spike Lee pays tribute to Michael 
Jackson's personal struggles, diving right into the artistic perfectionism 
that drove him to achieve his career milestones. To piece together the making 
of Jackson's landmark album, Lee recovered archival footage from studio 
sessions, and music video shoots, and conducted interviews with Jackson's many 
collaborators, including global superstars Quincy Jones, Martin Scorsese, 
Stevie Wonder, and Sheryl Crow. Lee's thrilling documentary also includes 
interviews with stars who were inspired by Jackson's music, from Kanye West, 
and Cee Lo Green, to Mariah Carey, and Justin Bieber. 
About CTV Two 
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and reality programming on CTV's second conventional network. CTV Two 
spotlights day-to-day life in local communities in Vancouver/Victoria, 
Toronto/Barrie, Ottawa, London, Windsor and Atlantic Canada through its 
award-winning local news programming. Reaching 89% of English Canadian viewers 
and available in stunning High Definition, CTV Two is a division of Bell 
Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest 
communications company. 
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Jacqui VanSickle, CTV, CTV Two, 416.384.5091 
orjacqueline.vansickle@bellmedia.ca Allie Page, CTV, CTV Two, 416.384.4596 
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