Newsflash: Justin Timberlake, Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas added to Philadelphia Live 8 Show!
Live 8, the most anticipated concert event in 2 decades, will rock the Parkway on July 2nd, and 6ABC is the only broadcast television station bringing it home to you! Hosted by Philadelphia’s own Will Smith, the star studded line-up includes, Bon Jovi, Maroon 5, P. Diddy, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, The Dave Matthews Band, Sarah McLachlan, Rob Thomas, Keith Urban, Kaiser Chiefs , Linkin Park, Destiny’s Child , Black Eyed Peas, Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, Josh Groban, Ludacris, and more!
The Channel 6 broadcast of Live 8 starts at 6pm, with a full hour of Action News coverage of all of the day’s events. From the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, to around the city, and around the region, Action News will bring you all the stories happening around Live 8. Then at 7pm, wpvi-tv will broadcast World News Tonight with Peter Jennings at a special time.
Things really heat up at 7:30pm, as Action News’ Matt O’Donnell and Tamala Edwards host a half-hour lead up to the Network broadcast! From Tokyo to Johannesburg, from Toronto to London, and back here in Philadelphia, Matt and Tamala will recap all the hot happenings from Live 8, including a sneak peek at what you can expect to see in the hours ahead!
Then at 8pm, the show kicks into high gear with ABC’s exclusive broadcast coverage of the official concert event! The biggest names in music will rock the house, from all across the world and from here at home.
For information on the event, including a complete list of music acts scheduled to appear, you can log on to www.phillylive8.com.