A&E'S 'BIOGRAPHY' SET FOR GARTH BROOKS
FOUR-PART TELEVISION SPECIAL
'GARTH: THE ROAD I'M ON (WORKING TITLE)' TO LAUNCH Q4 2019
DOCUMENTARY TO INCLUDE NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN INTERVIEWS,
EXCLUSIVE HISTORICAL FOOTAGE AND UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS
FROM HIS RECORD SETTING STADIUM TOUR
New York, NY - March 27, 2019 - A&E Network's genre-defining Emmy Award-winning 'Biography' is set to air a four-part television special on six-time CMA Entertainer of the Year, Garth Brooks. "Garth: The Road I'm On (working title)" is slated to air 2019 4Q on A&E. The special will highlight the prolific career of the best-selling solo artist of all time through never-before-seen interviews with Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, the original road band and others from Garth's personal and music family. The special will also showcase unprecedented behind-the-scenes access from his stadium tour, which has already set records in its first five cities. Additionally, "Garth: The Road I'm On (working title)" provides an in-depth look at the seminal hit songs from his seven RIAA Diamond Award winning albums and more. Featuring exclusive historical footage and personal recollections from Garth and others from the early days of his journey.
"The 'Biography' brand continues to be the gold standard for superior biographical storytelling and we are truly honored to have the opportunity to partner with the iconic Garth Brooks," said Elaine Frontain Bryant, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming for A&E. "The story of his meteoric rise to fame is one of true grit, talent and sacrifice with him reaching a level of global success very few have ever achieved and we couldn't think of a better platform than 'Biography' to share his personal journey with viewers for the first time."
Garth Brooks said, "IF I was EVER going to do a documentary on my life and music, I wanted A&E to do it. They have interviewed all the people who would know what the true stories are so no matter how this turns out... I can't say it isn't the truth."
"Garth: The Road I'm On (working title)" is produced by Film 45 and Endeavor Content's non-scripted division for A&E Network. Executive producers for Film 45 and Endeavor Content's non-scripted division include Al Szymanski, Michael Antinoro and Matthew Goldberg with
Missy Walker serving as producer. Executive producers for A&E Network are Elaine Frontain Bryant and Brad Abramson.
The celebrated 'Biography' brand continues to highlight newsworthy personalities and events with compelling and surprising points-of-view, and remains the defining source for true stories from some of the most accomplished non-fiction storytellers of our time. Extensive on-air and branded digital content, including short form, will roll-out on all platforms, including Biography.com, the home to hundreds of profiles of notable cultural figures and influencers.
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