VH1 TO HONOR THE LATE PRINCE BEGINNING THURSDAY, APRIL 21st
WITH MULTIPLE AIRINGS OF "PURPLE RAIN" AND HIS MOST MEMORABLE MUSIC VIDEOS TO AIR THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND
VH1's Sway Will Gather Tributes From Fans and Fellow Artists
NEW YORK, NY (April 21, 2016) - VH1 announced today the on-air plans to pay tribute to the late mega-star, Prince. Beginning today at 5:30 PM ET, Prince's iconic movie, "Purple Rain," will kick of a weekend long marathon. Immediately following the first airing of "Purple Rain," the network will air a block of his most memorable music videos. Throughout the following days, VH1's Sway will host news updates with artists' memories and fan reactions.
VH1 Programming Schedule:
Thursday, April 21:
5:30 PM ET/PT - "Purple Rain"
8:00 PM ET/PT - Prince Music Video Block
10:00 PM ET/PT - "Purple Rain"
12:30 AM ET/PT - Prince Music Video Block
Friday, April 22:
12:00 PM ET/PT - "Purple Rain"
10:30P PM ET/PT - "Purple Rain"
Saturday, April 23:
9:00 AM ET/PT- "Purple Rain"
4:30 PM ET/PT - 7:00 PM - "Purple Rain"
Sunday, April 24:
1 PM ET/PT - "Purple Rain"
9PM ET/PT- "Purple Rain"
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