(LOS ANGELES) – September 22, 2015 – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it will air the star-studded prime-time television event “Legends: OWN at the Apollo” beginning Saturday, October 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. Filmed at the world famous Apollo Theater, the four-part prime-time special will feature musical performances and intimate reflections by some of the biggest artists in music history, including seven-time Grammy Award-winner Gladys Knight; Grammy Living Legend Recipient and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Smokey Robinson; Grammy Award-winning and Billboard powerhouse The Isley Brothers; and eight-time Grammy Award-winning and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame recipients Earth, Wind & Fire.
The legendary Apollo Theater-the soul of American culture-has played a vital role in cultivating emerging talents and launching the careers of some of the most celebrated acts in music history including Apollo Legends Gladys Knight, Smokey Robinson, The Isley Brothers and Earth, Wind and Fire. “Legends: OWN at the Apollo” transports viewers to Harlem, New York, for four nights of not only soulful performances of the hits we’ve all come to love, but exclusive interviews featuring the artists’ personal thoughts on how the historic theater helped nurture and develop their careers and create lifelong memories and friendships.
The special was created and produced by Ron Weisner Entertainment. Episode descriptions below. All episodes air from 10-11:00 p.m. ET/PT.
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