Monday, December 12 2005
NBC SPECIALS --(8:00PM-9:00PM) --(TV-PG)
"Elton John: The Red Piano"
Music sensation Elton John brings his popular and critically acclaimed Las Vegas show to television with his first NBC special. Heralded as "the most exciting show in Las Vegas" by the Las Vegas Review Journal, the enormity of Elton John's stage performance will be brought to television with the 36 high-definition cameras used to film the special. The special will feature Elton John's show from Caesars Palace, incorporating his incredible performance and best-known repertoire from his more than three decade career with spectacular videos from acclaimed director David LaChappelle including two that feature Justin Timberlake as a young Elton John during "Rocket Man" and Pamela Anderson performing a pole dance during "The Bitch is Back." Emmy Award winner Rocky Oldman (NBC's "Cher: The Farewell Tour") is executive producer and Dave Mallet is the show director.