EPIX Original Concert Event Premieres Saturday, June 22 on TV,
Online at EpixHD.com and on EPIX Apps
Premium network EPIX will premiere Madonna’s MDNA tour - an EPIX
Original Concert Event - on June 22 at 8:00 pm ET. One of the most
spectacular and controversial extravaganzas of 2012, Madonna: the MDNA
Tour was filmed primarily in Miami as well as other locations. The MDNA
Tour was the most successful and highest grossing tour of 2012 and was
seen by over 2.2 million Madonna fans during the course of the 88
sold-out shows around the globe. The concert includes performances of
several of her biggest hits including “Vogue,” “Like A Prayer” and “Hung
Up.” She also performs songs from her MDNA album including “Give Me All
Your Luvin’,” “Girl Gone Wild,” “Gang Bang” and “Turn Up the Radio.” The
album debuted at No. 1 in over 30 countries. Madonna, along with her
seven member band, outstanding troupe of 27 dancers (all clothed in 1500
costumes) and state of the art visuals and sound electrified crowds
internationally with what the Material Girl termed “the hardest but most
thrilling and challenging show I’ve ever done.”
“My show is a journey…the journey of a soul from darkness to light. It
is part cinematic musical theatre – part spectacle and sometimes
intimate performance art. It is journey from anger to love and from
chaos to order. There are good guys and bad guys to help illustrate this
point. Sometimes I play both. It must be watched with an open heart from
beginning to end. I am sure if it is viewed this way, you will walk away
feeling inspired, invigorated and will want to make the world a better
place," concluded Madonna in describing the show’s intent.
EPIX CEO and President Mark Greenberg commented, “Madonna’s stunning
musical performance and show-stopping moves continue to prove that she
is truly a timeless entertainer. We launched the EPIX network with
Madonna’s previous tour, Sticky and Sweet, premiering the concert the
first night that EPIX was on air. We are very excited to have her back
on the network.”
The MDNA Show was directed by Danny Tull and Stephane Sennour. Tull has
worked with Madonna editing previous shows and her feature film W.E.
Some reviews included:
“Would raise the roof if there were one… another ruthlessly enjoyable
show” raved the London’s Sunday Times.
“…Madonna’s back with a vengeance…the Giorgio Moroder-racing “I’m
Addicted” secures her crown – still sets the bar soaring…Madonna returns
to defy the realms of possibility – our disco Messiah” commented MOJO.
EPIX, launched in 2009, is the first multiplatform premium network
offering thousands of hit movies and special events featuring marquee
talent for fans to view on television and across hundreds of Internet
connected devices. For more information on the U.S. television premiere
of Madonna: The MDNA Tour on EPIX, visit EpixHD.com/madonna-the-mdna-tour
and follow http://twitter.com/EpixHD.
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EPIX® is the newest premium entertainment network delivering the latest
movie releases, classic library titles, plus original films, comedy,
music and sports events on TV, on demand, online and on devices.
Launched October 2009 as the first multiplatform premium network with
online accessibility for subscribers through EpixHD.com, EPIX pioneered
the development and proliferation of TV Everywhere for American
consumers. EPIX was the first premium network to launch on Xbox
360®consoles, first on Android™ tablets and phones, first on Roku®
players and first to launch in the U.S. on PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system.
EPIX is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices
including Apple® iPads®, iPhones®, Kindle Fire tablets, Samsung® Smart
TVs and Blu-ray™ players and more. Today EPIX remains the only premium
service providing its entire monthly line-up from new Hollywood hits to
original programs on all platforms and provides more movies than any
other premium network.
EPIX is a joint venture between Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIA.B), its
Paramount Pictures unit, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) and
Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), available to over 30 million homes nationwide
through distribution partners including Charter Communications, Cox
Communications, DISH Network, Mediacom Communications, NCTC, Suddenlink
Communications and Verizon FiOS.
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