Tuesday, November 21 2006
NBC SPECIALS --(8:00PM-9:00PM)
"Tony Bennett: An American Classic"
From Academy-Award winner Rob Marshall ("Chicago") and his Oscar-winning production team comes an exclusive, one-hour music special--"Tony Bennett: An American Classic." Presented by Target, NBC salutes the legendary entertainer's 80th birthday with an exciting television event that includes spectacular dance numbers and duets with the hottest artists in music. Bennett performs songs from his new album TONY BENNETT: DUETS/An American Classic with Barbra Streisand, Christina Aguilera, Elton John, John Legend, Stevie Wonder, Diana Krall, Michael Bubl� and k.d. lang. Movie stars John Travolta, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Robert De Niro, Bruce Willis and Billy Crystal also narrate and introduce performances with memorable milestones from Bennett's life. Viewers will be taken on a musical journey through time in "Tony Bennett: An American Classic."