ABC NEWS ANNOUNCES 2-HR PRIME-TIME TV EVENT ‘THE LAST DAYS OF MICHAEL JACKSON’
ABC NEWS ANNOUNCES TWO-HOUR PRIME-TIME TELEVISION EVENT, ‘THE LAST DAYS OF MICHAEL JACKSON,’ AIRING THURSDAY, MAY 24, ON ABC
The Documentary Features Never-Before-Seen Interviews With Jackson Revealing His Personal Thoughts About Work and Relationships
‘The Last Days of Michael Jackson’ Airs on Thursday, May 24 (8:00 – 10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC
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ABC News presents a two-hour prime-time television event about Michael Jackson – exploring the King of Pop’s life and legacy – from his complicated childhood to the record-breaking comeback
Jackson evolved from the shy, chubby-cheeked boy fronting the Jackson 5 band to become a solo music superstar, captivating the world with his otherworldly dance moves and unique style of showmanship. He would create the biggest-selling album of all time, breaking records and racial barriers throughout his career. Rising to greatness during the height of the MTV era, Jackson was an avatar of the celebrity age.
While he was beloved by a cadre of super fans, Jackson’s private and public life became a spectacle. It was said that he existed in an isolated stateof loneliness, surrounded by a revolving door of managers, advisors and lawyers. His desire for normalcy existed amid news and gossip stories of
In his later days, Jackson turned into a doting father of three children that he adored. While some say he wanted to perform again for them, othersinsisted he needed to tour because of his immense fiscal challenges – a result perhaps of uncontrolled spending, legal woes and complicated and
On March 5, 2009, Jackson announced “This Is It” – a series of 10 “final curtain call” performances that would be the last time the world would see the man who had touched the hearts of millions. Tickets quickly sold out and the number of concert dates soon ballooned to 50. But behind the
The special is produced by ABC News. David Sloan is senior executive producer. Muriel Pearson is executive producer.
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May 22, 2018 11:00pm ET by ABC Television Group