or


[12/02/04 - 12:00 AM]
Britney Spears to Make Special Appearance at 'The 2004 Billboard Music Awards' Airing Live Wednesday, December 8, on FOX

[via press release from FOX]

BRITNEY SPEARS TO MAKE SPECIAL APPEARANCE AT "THE 2004 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS" AIRING LIVE WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, ON FOX

CAST OF "MADtv" TO HOST "BILLBOARD REQUEST LIVE" DURING THE SHOW Outkast's Big Boi, Kanye West, Maroon 5, Hoobastank, Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, Petey Pablo, Three Days Grace, Ciara, Earth, Wind & Fire and Gloria Estefan to Appear

Britney Spears will appear on THE 2004 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS, hosted by Ryan Seacrest and airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena Wednesday, Dec. 8 (8:00-10:00 PM ET Live/PT Tape Delayed) on FOX. Evanescence and Keith Urban, who during his performance will be joined by special guest Sheryl Crow, have been added to the list of chart-topping performers.

The cast of MADtv, FOX's Saturday late-night staple now in its 10th season, will provide the laughs with special show segments starring "Suchin Pak" (Bobby Lee) & "Lala" (Daniele Gaither) hosting the spoof "Billboard Request Live" throughout the broadcast. Celebrity spoofs will include appearances from "JaRule" (Jordan Peele), "Ludacris" (Keegan Michael Key), "Shaq" (Aries Spears), as well as "Anna Nicole Smith" (Stephnie Weir) explaining award show etiquette and "Clay Aiken" (Ron Pederson) sending out special holiday greetings.

Outkast's Big Boi, Kanye West, Maroon 5, Hoobastank, Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, Petey Pablo, Three Days Grace, Ciara, Earth, Wind & Fire and Gloria Estefan will also make special appearances along with previously announced artists Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, Tara Reid, Big & Rich, Gretchen Wilson, Macy Gray, Nick Lachey, Alicia Keys, Fantasia, Ashlee Simpson, Duran Duran and Chingy. Previously announced performers include Usher, Gwen Stefani, Green Day and Nelly.

Evanescence has taken the music world by storm with their fresh take on the rock genre. The band has dominated the modern rock and pop charts with their No. 1 singles "Bring Me To Life" and "My Immortal." Evanescence's debut album "Fallen" has sold over 13 million albums worldwide and has been in the top 100 of the Billboard charts for 90 weeks. Evanescence recently took home two Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist. The band just released "anywhere but home," a two-disc DVD/CD set featuring a live concert, one hour of behind-the-scenes footage, and their four music videos.

Keith Urban is the Country Music Association's reigning Male Vocalist of the Year. He's been electrifying audiences across the country since his debut release in 1999 and since then has sold millions of albums. His latest, "BE HERE," debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Country Album Chart, No. 3 on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart and went platinum in just six weeks. Urban recently celebrated his 5th No. 1 single, "Days Go By." He has had 8 consecutive Top 5 songs and he's performed to packed houses all over the world, making him Nashville's newest superstar.

Now in its 110th year, Billboard is the world's premier music industry publication and a diverse digital, events and brand-licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video and digital entertainment issues and trends. Billboard is the flagship property for the Billboard Information Group, which also consists of Billboard.biz, Billboard.com, Billboard Chart Alert, Billboard Information Network (BIN), Billboard Directories, Billboard Licensing & Events and Billboard Radio Monitor. The Group is a unit of VNU Business Media, a worldwide media company that provides specialized publications, electronically delivered data, expositions and marketing services and is owned by VNU Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Netherlands-based VNU, an international publishing and information company.

MGM Grand, "The City of Entertainment" in Las Vegas, features 5,034 guest rooms and suites, a state-of-the-art gaming complex, world-class entertainment venues, signature restaurants owned by celebrity chefs and the $100-million Conference Center for meetings/conventions, all centrally located on the Las Vegas Strip. For room availability and information about the MGM Grand, call (800) 929-1111 or (702) 891-7777 or log onto www.mgmgrand.com.

Bob Bain returns for his ninth year as executive producer of the BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS. Greg Sills will serve as supervising producer. Paul Flattery and Michael Levitt are producers. Bruce Gowers is the show's director and Wylleen May is the executive in charge of production.





  [december 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[11/15/19 - 03:10 PM]
Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain to Produce the 92nd Oscars(R)
"We have both watched the Oscars for as long as we can remember, and to be given the opportunity to produce the show is a dream," said Howell Taylor and Allain.

[11/15/19 - 03:01 PM]
Viacom Renews "The Office" Through 2025
Additionally, Viacom renewed its cable deal for equally iconic sitcom "Parks and Recreation."

[11/15/19 - 01:01 PM]
Jason Kennedy Named Host of E!'s New Series "In the Room"
The first special airs on Wednesday, December 4 and features Kennedy in a rare sit down with four-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady.

[11/15/19 - 12:24 PM]
YouTube and James Charles Partner for New Beauty Competition Series
In this four part competition series brought to life by Brian Graden Media, contestants will put their best makeup artistry on display for Charles and a mix of celebrity guest judges as well as seasoned beauty industry veterans.

[11/15/19 - 10:08 AM]
Faster, Dirtier, Muddier Than Ever: An All-New Season of "Dirty Mudder Truckers" Premieres December 9 on Discovery Channel
Crews from all over the country travel down to central Florida to take on the 'Dirty 7' in The Pit - a 750-foot stretch of mud with tracks designed to chew up and spit out mega-trucks of every size.

[11/15/19 - 09:45 AM]
Investigation Discovery Goes Beyond the Clickbait in the IDGO Original Series, "Caught on Camera: The Untold Stories"
Five, 10-minute episodes are available now on Investigation Discovery's TV Everywhere platform, IDGO, with the second run of five episodes being released on November 29.

[11/15/19 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime(R) to Air the Television Premiere of Academy Award(R) Winner "Green Book"
The film, featuring Oscar(R) winner Mahershala Ali and Oscar nominee Viggo Mortensen, will air Saturday, December 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/15/19 - 08:30 AM]
Chart-Topping Powerhouse Trio and 2019 AMA Nominees Jonas Brothers Team Up with T-Mobile for Live Performance on the "2019 American Music Awards(R)," Airing Live Sunday, Nov. 24, on ABC
Jonas Brothers join previously announced performers Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Thomas Rhett and Shania Twain, as well as Taylor Swift.

[11/15/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Continues Its Reign
FOX overshadows the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/15/19 - 08:10 AM]
Discovery's "Diesel Brothers" Is Back for a New Season of Super-Sized Firsts When It Debuts December 9
Mondays will be Trucking Huge as "Diesel Brothers" leads into an all new season of "Dirty Mudder Truckers," airing Monday, December 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/15/19 - 06:00 AM]
Disney Channel Launches Digital Open Casting Call for Kids and Teens
The digital casting call, open today, will accept video submissions now through Tuesday, December 31, at www.Disney.com/disneychannelcasting.

[11/15/19 - 06:00 AM]
Apple Orders "Slow Horses" Starring Academy Award Winner Gary Oldman
Oldman will star as Jackson Lamb, the brilliant but irascible leader of the spies who end up in Slough House due to their career ending mistakes.

[11/15/19 - 02:02 AM]
Further Cast Join "Roadkill," David Hare's Political Thriller for BBC One
The four-part series will air on PBS in the United States.

[11/14/19 - 04:01 PM]
AMC Releases First Look at Michael Sheen as Chris Tarrant in Three-Part Drama Series "Quiz," Directed by Stephen Frears and Written by James Graham
The image recreates the famous shot of Tarrant arriving to give evidence in the Ingram trial at Southwark Crown Court in March 2003.

[11/14/19 - 03:31 PM]
Billy's Not Done Yet - "Goliath" Will Return for Its Fourth and Final Season to Prime Video
The streaming service confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.