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Television Appearances - February 2003

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Saturday - February 1, 2003
9:15 am HBO S Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller the classic sounds of 1950s rock-'n'-roll and R&B songs are brought to sizzling life in this film of the Broadway production; the musical revue features a cast of nine performers who light up the stage as they dance through the classic songs of Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, including such Elvis standards as "Hound Dog," "Loving You" and "Jailhouse Rock," as well as other hits like "On Broadway," "Kansas City," "Love Potion #9," "Charlie Brown" and "Poison Ivy"; the cast includes Ken Ard, Victor Trent Cook, Adrian Bailey, B.J. Crosby and Matt Bogart (soundtrack)
11:00 pm WYES 12 Red Beans & Ricely Yours: Satchmo in New Orleans award-winning WYES documentary profiling the musical and social influences of the New Orleans years on jazz legend Louis Armstrong; includes archival photos, film footage and recordings; hosted by Charmaine Neville (rerun; one hour)
3:00 am WYES 12 American Masters: Juilliard documentary on the Juilliard School features alumni such as Itzhak Perlman, Wynton Marsalis and Leontyne Price

Sunday - February 2, 2003
9:00 am BET Jazz Journey With Jazz At Lincoln Center (#6 - Universal Language) spotlights performances by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra in Lisbon; Wynton Marsalis and others offer their views on how jazz has become a universal language for bridging cultures; Marsalis also discusses the honor of being named an Ambassador of Peace by Kofi Annan, Sec. General of the U.N.; LCJO performers include Herlin Riley, Victor Goines and Wess Anderson (repeats at 8:00 pm and 4:00 am)
9:30 am SHO Great Balls of Fire (1989) bio of rock & roller Jerry Lee Lewis stars Dennis Quaid as "The Killer"; cast also includes Tav Falco, John Doe, Mojo Nixon and Jimmie Vaughan
11:00 am USA The Players Club (1998) comedy drama written and directed by Ice Cube; features cameo appearances by Master P and Luther "Luke" Campbell (repeats at 3:00 pm)
8:00 pm VH1 Driven: Notorious B.I.G. profile of slain rapper Notorious B.I.G. (nee Christopher Wallace) features rare video, audio and photos, plus interviews with his mother Voletta Wallace; Catholic school buddies Michael Bynum and Hubert Davis (his first rapping partners); Donald Harrison, in the first-ever interview with the jazz musician who mentored and filmed a teenage Chris Wallace; long-time friend Lil' Cease (of Junior M.A.F.I.A.), and others (rerun)
12:00 am NICK Cheers Harry Connick, Jr. plays Woody's piano-playing cousin, who wears his heart on his sleeve when it comes to his crush on Rebecca (originally aired on 02/06/92)
4:00 am BRAVO Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey former Rolling Stones bassist hosts this retrospective of the blues; includes performance and interview clips from Bessie Smith, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Leadbelly, Little Walter, Lazy Lester, Buddy Guy and many more (rerun)

Monday - February 3, 2003
9:00 pm NICK Cheers Harry Connick, Jr. plays Woody's piano-playing cousin, who wears his heart on his sleeve when it comes to his crush on Rebecca (originally aired on 02/06/92)
10:30 pm BET Access Granted catch Brian "Baby" Williams from the Cash Money Millionaires as he debuts his video, "Do That"; "Baby" grants BET full access to the Miami Beach set of his video featuring Bad Boy Records CEO P. Diddy (rerun)
3:00 am VH1 Legends: Sam Cooke profile of legendary Gospel and R&B singer Sam Cooke includes interviews with Aretha Franklin, Dick Clark, Lou Rawls, Bobby Womack, Lloyd Price, and LeRoy Crume of the Soul Stirrers

Tuesday - February 4, 2003
11:15 am SHO When We Were Kings (1996) documentary on the 1974 heavyweight fight in Zaire between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman; includes clips from the music festival that preceded the fight with James Brown, Miriam Makeba, B.B. King, The Spinners, Jazz Crusaders, and others; also features an interview with singer Lloyd Price, one of the promoters of the bout
7:00 pm BET Turnstyle Cash Money Records CEO and rap star Brian "Baby" Williams gives BET an in-depth look at his rise to success within the rap game; Baby takes viewers on a personal journey, revealing the obstacles and pressures he experienced growing up in the "Dirty South" (rerun; repeats at 10:30 pm)
7:30 pm BET How I'm Living guest host Brian "Baby" Williams of Cash Money Records takes viewers behind-the-scenes for a sneak peak into the lifestyles and homes of hip-hop sweetheart Ashanti, R&B crooner Glen Lewis, Napolean of the Outlawz, and comedian Ricky Smiley
10:00 pm IFC Rhyme & Reason (1997) backstage pass to the history of rap and hip hop, with Puff Daddy, Dr. Dre, Notorious B.I.G., Master P, Fugees, and dozens more (repeats at 2:45 am)

Wednesday - February 5, 2003
7:00 am BET Jazz Satchmo (1990) documentary highlighting the life of Louis Armstrong, one of the nation's most influential entertainers; with many rare photos, performance & film clips, and interviews with Wynton Marsalis, Dexter Gordon, Dave Brubeck, Doc Cheatham, Tony Bennett, etc. (one hour; repeats at 3:00 pm and 9:00 pm)
11:00 am BIO Dizzy: The Life and Music of John Birks Gillespie 2 hour "Biography" of Dizzie Gillespie; features rare footage of the Billy Eckstine orchestra featuring jazz greats Ray Brown, Charlie "Bird" Parker and James Moody; also clips of Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson, Harry James, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Roy Eldridge, Gene Krupa, Anita O'Day, Oscar Peterson and Carmen McRae; interviews include Wynton Marsalis, Benny Carter, Jon Faddis, Ray Brown, Annie Ross and Jimmy Heath; Faddis leads the Alumni Band in a performance of Gillespie compositions, including "Manteca" and "Things to Come" (two hours; repeats at 5:00 pm)
7:30 pm BET How I'm Living a look at the lives and homes of Brian "Baby" Williams, Wendy Williams and Montell Jordan (rerun; repeats at 10:30 pm)
9:00 pm CMT Inside Fame: Breaking Through CMT examines the challenges of making it in the music biz with rising country stars Gary Allan, Keith Urban and Andy Griggs; all three talk candidly about their roads - and detours - to success
1:00 am VH1 Legends: Sam Cooke profile of legendary Gospel and R&B singer Sam Cooke includes interviews with Aretha Franklin, Dick Clark, Lou Rawls, Bobby Womack, Lloyd Price, and LeRoy Crume of the Soul Stirrers

Thursday - February 6, 2003
12:00 pm BET Jazz Journey With Jazz At Lincoln Center (#7 - Big Train) the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis perform the Marsalis composition, "Big Train"; LCJO performers include Herlin Riley, Victor Goines and Wess Anderson (repeats at 8:00 pm and 11:00 pm)
5:00 pm SHO Great Balls of Fire (1989) bio of rock & roller Jerry Lee Lewis stars Dennis Quaid as "The Killer"; cast also includes Tav Falco, John Doe, Mojo Nixon and Jimmie Vaughan
7:00 pm COX 10 12 Stones: Broken TV one hour special on rock band 12 Stones, w/ performances and behind the scenes footage (rerun)
7:00 pm TCM Cabin in the Sky (1943) debut of film director Vincente Minnelli and Hollywood's first general release of an all-star, all-black musical; cast includes Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Ethel Waters, Lena Horne, Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, The Hall Johnson Choir and Louis Armstrong
9:00 pm TCM New Orleans (1947) A gambling-hall owner goes straight when he discovers the market for Chicago jazz; cast includes Billie Holiday (in her only feature film appearance) and Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars (Kid Ory, Barney Bigard, Bud Scott, Zutty Singleton and George "Red" Callender); check out the soundtrack

Friday - February 7, 2003
7:00 pm TNT TNT NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith serve as team head coaches; scheduled participants include Team Barkley: Tim McGraw, Ice Cube, Nelly, and Mark McGrath vs. Team Smith: Jamie Foxx, Justin Timberlake, Brian McKnight and Roger Lodge (more players TBA)
8:00 pm Cox 10 Louisiana Jukebox Encore highlights from the past season, with performances from Marva Wright & The BMW's, Johnny J. & The Hitmen and Adam's Attic (see below for Louisiana Jukebox Encore rerun schedule!)
2:00 am Comedy Central Saturday Night Live musical guest Lucinda Williams performs "Can't Let Go" and "Too Cool To Be Forgotten" (originally aired on 02/20/99)

Saturday - February 8, 2003
7:00 pm WLAE 32 Ellis Marsalis: Jazz Is Spoken Here profile of Ellis Marsalis, the renowned pianist, influential teacher, inspirational role model, and father of distinguished musicians Branford, Wynton, Delfeayo and Jason Marsalis; the program also offers performance clips, plus interviews with Branford, Wynton, Delfeayo, Danny Barker, Donald Harrison and Kidd Jordan (rerun; originally aired on 02/17/00)
8:00 pm CMT Inside Fame: Trace Adkins country star Trace Adkins, an ex-oilfield roughneck and honky tonk singer, reveals the incredible details of his life - including near-death injuries (rerun; repeats at 11:00 pm)
11:30 pm BET Turnstyle Cash Money Records CEO and rap star Brian "Baby" Williams gives BET an in-depth look at his rise to success within the rap game; Baby takes viewers on a personal journey, revealing the obstacles and pressures he experienced growing up in the "Dirty South" (rerun)

Sunday - February 9, 2003
5:00 pm NICK Various rap star Lil' Romeo hosts Nickelodeon's TEENick programming (from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm)
7:00 am BET Jazz Satchmo (1990) documentary highlighting the life of Louis Armstrong, one of the nation's most influential entertainers; with many rare photos, performance & film clips, and interviews with Wynton Marsalis, Dexter Gordon, Dave Brubeck, Doc Cheatham, Tony Bennett, etc. (one hour; repeats at 3:00 pm and 11:00 pm)
6:00 pm History The American Veteran Awards honorees include Kris Kristofferson and Brooks & Dunn
8:00 pm BRAVO Mo' Better Blues (1990) Spike Lee's backstage look at a self-centered jazz trumpeter who manages to keep everyone at arm's length; stars Wesley Snipes, Denzel Washington, John Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson; cameo by Branford Marsalis who also performs on the soundtrack (repeats at 2:00 am)

Monday - February 10, 2003
3:05 pm SHO Great Balls of Fire (1989) bio of rock & roller Jerry Lee Lewis stars Dennis Quaid as "The Killer"; cast also includes Tav Falco, John Doe, Mojo Nixon and Jimmie Vaughan
7:00 pm VH1 100 Most Shocking Moments in Rock & Roll History hour 5 features entries #20 - #1; listed at No. 13 is Jerry Lee Lewis's marriage to his 13 year old second cousin Myra (rerun)
1:05 am WDSU 6 Access Hollywood Limp Bizkit front man Fred Durst sits down with Pat O’Brien to discuss his relationship with pop singer Britney Spears; Durst and Spears had been rumored to be dating, with Durst even professing affection for her on his website, and now, all is made clear by Durst (syndicated; check local listings)

Tuesday - February 11, 2003
10:00 am VH1 Say It Loud: Black Music In America: "Can I Get A Witness" episode deals with the spiritual pulse of black music, from the influence of gospel and the musicians' dedication to the church to an overwhelming desire to create "the devil's music"; artists featured include Al Green, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, Kirk Franklin, Mahalia Jackson, and B.B. King; interview clips include Lamont Dozier, Andrea Crouch, Anita Pointer, Taj Mahal, Bobby Womack, Solomon Burke, etc.
11:00 am VH1 Say It Loud: Black Music In America: "Express Yourself" this episode examines the style and image projected by black artists in the past and how they eventually evolved to shape popular culture from fashion to language; artists featured include Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Count Basie, Miles Davis, James Brown, Berry Gordy, Sly and The Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, George Clinton and Michael Jackson; features interview clips with Branford Marsalis, Joshua Redman, Rick James, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Solomon Burke, etc.
12:00 pm VH1 Say It Loud: Black Music In America: "Keep On Pushin'" this episode explores black music and its relationship to politics, protest, and spreading the message, including the profound influence of black music on the civil-rights movement since its beginnings in the 19th century; artists featured include Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Sam Cooke, Curtis Mayfield, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, James Brown, The Last Poets, Marvin Gaye, Sugarhill Gang, Grandmaster Flash, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, NWA and Tipac Shakur; features interview clips with Branford Marsalis, Ray Charles, and others
1:00 pm VH1 Say It Loud: Black Music In America: "Let's Get It On" episode focuses on sexuality in black music & the controversies that have surrounded it, from the early days of jazz and rock to the explicit lyrics of today's rap songs; artists featured include Bessie Smith, Little Richard, Jackie Wilson, Tina Turner, Marvin Gaye, Isaac Hayes, Sylvester, Barry White, Millie Jackson, Teddy Pendergrass, Lil' Kim, Eazy-E, Donna Summer, D'Angelo
2:00 pm VH1 Say It Loud: Black Music In America: "Pursuing The Dream" this episode traces the progress of black artists in the music business, from exploitation to eventual ownership and power in the publishing, recording, and entertainment industries; artists featured include Mamie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Nat "King" Cole, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jessie Belvin, Ray Charles, James Brown, Berry Gordy, Michael Jackson and Russell Simmons; features interview clips with Branford Marsalis, Quincy Jones, Lou Rawls, Ahmet Ertegun, and many others
10:00 pm Ovation Transatlantic Sessions II, #1 Nanci Griffith leads Bob Dylan’s "Boots of Spanish Leather," Grammy-winning fiddler Michael Doucet joins the ensemble in "Eunice Two-Step" (rerun; repeats at 2:00 am)

Wednesday - February 12, 2003
8:35 am SHO When We Were Kings (1996) documentary on the 1974 heavyweight fight in Zaire between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman; includes an interview with singer Lloyd Price, one of the promoters of the bout

Thursday - February 13, 2003
9:00 am MAX Honkytonk Man (1982) Clint Eastwood produced, directed and starred in this drama about an alcoholic country singer who wants to make it to the Grand Ole Opry before he dies of tuberculosis; cast includes New Orleans Jazz/R&B vocalist Linda Hopkins, David Frizzell, Marty Robbins, Ray Price, Merle Travis and Porter Wagoner
12:00 pm BET Jazz Journey With Jazz At Lincoln Center (#8 - What is Swing?) Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra examine the quintessential jazz question; insightful comments and great music swing you through this toe-tapping thrill ride; w/ Herlin Riley, Victor Goines, Wess Anderson and others (repeats at 8:00 pm and 11:00 pm)
8:00 pm CMT Best of Austin City Limits performances by Hank Williams, Jr. (from 1980) and Waylon Jennings (1990); songs include "Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound" and "Family Tradition"

Friday - February 14, 2003
1:30 pm SHO Great Balls of Fire (1989) bio of rock & roller Jerry Lee Lewis stars Dennis Quaid as "The Killer"; cast also includes Tav Falco, John Doe, Mojo Nixon and Jimmie Vaughan
8:00 pm Cox 10 Louisiana Jukebox Encore highlights from the past season, with performances from Dash (formerly Dash Rip Rock), Myself and Amanda Shaw (see below for Louisiana Jukebox Encore rerun schedule!)

Saturday - February 15, 2003
11:00 am WGN Soul Train with guests Dru Hill, Lil' Romeo, and Needa-S (syndicated; check local listings)
1:45 pm HBO Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller the classic sounds of 1950s rock-'n'-roll and R&B songs are brought to sizzling life in this film of the Broadway production; the musical revue features a cast of nine performers who light up the stage as they dance through the classic songs of Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, including such Elvis standards as "Hound Dog," "Loving You" and "Jailhouse Rock," as well as other hits like "On Broadway," "Kansas City," "Love Potion #9," "Charlie Brown" and "Poison Ivy"; the cast includes Ken Ard, Victor Trent Cook, Adrian Bailey, B.J. Crosby and Matt Bogart (soundtrack)
4:00 pm BET Rap City Top 10 hosted by Brian "Baby" Williams from Cash Money Records direct from the NBA All-Star Weekend in Atlanta (repeats at 3:00 am)
4:00 pm CMT Best of Showcase superstar Tim McGraw discusses his life with his wife (Faith Hill) and their children, and what his goals are for the future (rerun)
12:00 am WNOL 38 Soul Train with guests Dru Hill, Lil' Romeo, and Needa-S (syndicated; check local listings)

Sunday - February 16, 2003
9:00 am BET Jazz Journey With Jazz At Lincoln Center (#8 - What is Swing?) Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra examine the quintessential jazz question; insightful comments and great music swing you through this toe-tapping thrill ride; w/ Herlin Riley, Victor Goines, Wess Anderson and others (repeats at 8:00 pm and 4:00 am)
1:00 pm CMT Best of Showcase superstar Tim McGraw discusses his life with his wife (Faith Hill) and their children, and what his goals are for the future (rerun)
5:00 pm VH1 Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special (Director's Cut) repeat of the concert special includes new footage not aired in the original broadcast, including the Britney Spears duet with Michael Jackson (on "The Way You Make Me Feel") and Lil Romeo performing "My Baby"; other acts appearing include Whitney Houston ("Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"), 'N Sync ("Dancing Machine") and a reunited Jackson 5 (3 hours)
7:00 pm Black Starz! Last of the Mississippi Jukes original documentary takes a poignant look at the disappearing institution of juke joints in the rural south (read more); includes performances by Louisiana natives Chris Thomas King and Bobby Rush, plus Alvin Youngblood Hart, Greg "Fingers" Taylor, and others (premiere; repeats at 3:30 am)
10:30 pm WYES 12 While We Danced: The Music of Mardi Gras Peggy Scott Laborde covers the history of Mardi Gras music w/ profiles of Professor Longhair, Sharkey Bonano, Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, Edmond "Doc" Souchon and Johnny Wiggs

Monday - February 17, 2003
9:30 am BET How I'm Living get a sneak peak into the personal lifestyles and homes of Ludacris and Lil Wayne of Cash Money Records (rerun)
11:00 am MTV 2 MTV2's Monster Mix: Hip Hop #101 features the videos Nappy Roots "AWNAW"; Eminem "Lose Yourself"; Ludacris "Move"; Cam'ron "Hey Ma"; Ashanti "Foolish"; Big Tymers "Still Fly"; Busta Rhymes "Make It Clap"; Clipse "Grindin'"; Nas "Made You Look"; Snoop Dogg "From Tha Chuuuch To Da Palace"; Busta Rhymes "Pass the Courvoisier Part II"; Missy Elliott "Work It"
2:00 pm BET How I'm Living get a sneak peak into the personal lifestyles and homes of R&B singer Ginuwine and Brian "Baby" Williams of Cash Money Records (rerun)
2:30 pm BET Turnstyle Cash Money Records CEO and rap star Brian "Baby" Williams gives BET an in-depth look at his rise to success within the rap game; Baby takes viewers on a personal journey, revealing the obstacles and pressures he experienced growing up in the "Dirty South"

Tuesday - February 18, 2003
5:00 am BRAVO Bravo Profiles: Louis Armstrong spanning New Orleans, New York, Chicago, Hollywood, Europe and over 70 years of musical innovation, "Bravo Profiles: Louis Armstrong" is the consummate rags to riches chronicle of jazz legend Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong (rerun)
9:00 am SHO Great Balls of Fire (1989) bio of rock & roller Jerry Lee Lewis stars Dennis Quaid as "The Killer"; cast also includes Tav Falco, John Doe, Mojo Nixon and Jimmie Vaughan
9:00 pm E! Saturday Night Live Gwyneth Paltrow hosts; musical guest Ryan Adams performs "New York, New York"; Dr. John sits in with the SNL Band (rerun; originally aired on 11/10/2001)

Wednesday - February 19, 2003
8:00 pm BET Access Granted: Ginuwine crooner Ginuwine grants BET full access to the Las Vegas set of his latest video, "Hell Yeah"; follow Ginuwine and special guests Baby and the Cash Money Millionaires as they guide you through the making of his video off his new album, "The Senior".

Thursday - February 20, 2003
5:00 am BRAVO Bravo Profiles: The Worlds of Harry Connick, Jr. profile of pianist, composer, musician and actor Harry Connick, Jr. features performance clips from his early days up to the present, and interviews with Branford, Wynton, and Ellis Marsalis; Harry's dad, Harry Connick, Sr.; Jeremy Davenport; producer Tracey Freeman; Harry's wife, former model Jill Goodacre; and actress Sandra Bullock (rerun; repeats at 4:00 am)
6:00 am SHO When We Were Kings (1996) documentary on the 1974 heavyweight fight in Zaire between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman; includes an interview with singer Lloyd Price, one of the promoters of the bout
12:45 pm Black Starz! Last of the Mississippi Jukes original documentary takes a poignant look at the disappearing institution of juke joints in the rural south (read more); includes performances by Louisiana natives Chris Thomas King and Bobby Rush, plus Alvin Youngblood Hart, Greg "Fingers" Taylor, and others (rerun; repeats at 7:00 pm)
7:00 pm TCM Paris Blues (1961) offbeat account of two swinging musicians in Left Bank Paris who spend most of their time romancing the tourists; stars Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier and Louis Armstrong; features Oscar nominated musical score by Duke Ellington
8:00 pm BET 106 & Park: Prime the latest music news and hot performances from guest hosts Big Tymers & Lil Wayne, with a guest appearance by Missy Elliot
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WYES 12 The Marsalis Family: A Jazz Celebration concert special taped August 4, 2001, at UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans featured Ellis Marsalis performing with sons Branford, Wynton, Delfeayo and Jason Marsalis, plus Harry Connick Jr. and Roland Guerin [ buy the CD ]

Friday - February 21, 2003
5:00 am Black Starz! Last of the Mississippi Jukes original documentary takes a poignant look at the disappearing institution of juke joints in the rural south (read more); includes performances by Louisiana natives Chris Thomas King and Bobby Rush, plus Alvin Youngblood Hart, Greg "Fingers" Taylor, and others (rerun)
7:00 am NBC Today profile of the Hackberry Ramblers includes performance clips from "Rendez-vous des Cajuns" and at McGee's Landing (with special guest Marcia Ball)
8:00 pm Cox 10 Louisiana Jukebox Encore highlights from the past season, with performances from Little Freddie King, Michael Jeansonne and Warren Battiste (see below for Louisiana Jukebox Encore rerun schedule!)
10:35 pm NBC The Tonight Show with Jay Leno guests include actress Pamela Anderson, comedianne Sommore and music by Aaron Neville
12:30 am MTV Crashing w/ Master P & Lil' Romeo while on a tour stop in Shreveport, MTV joins Master P and Lil' Romeo as they crash the pad of the unsuspecting Quackenbush family (rerun)

Saturday - February 22, 2003
8:00 pm Comedy Central Saturday Night Live host and musical guest Britney Spears performs in skits and sings "Oops! ... I Did It Again" and "Don't Let Me Be The Last To Know" (originally aired on May 13, 2000)
8:00 pm WLAE 32 Jubilee blues guitarist & vocalist Long John Hunter performs with the Bad News Blues Band (taped at the 2000 W.C. Handy Blues Festival in Henderson, KY)
1:00 am BET 106 & Park: Prime the latest music news and hot performances from guest hosts Big Tymers & Lil Wayne, with a guest appearance by Missy Elliot (rerun)

Sunday - February 23, 2003
6:30 am Starz! O Brother, Where Art Thou? 2000 comedy drama stars George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Chris Thomas King; the soundtrack features music by King, The Cox Family (who have a cameo role in the film), and others (repeats at 9:15 pm)
7:00 pm CBS The 45th Annual Grammy Awards airs live from NYC; Etta James, Johnny Mathis, Glenn Miller, Tito Puente and Simon & Garfunkel will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards; Engineer/producer and folk music archivist Alan Lomax and the New York Philharmonic will receive Trustees Awards; performers include Bruce Springsteen, Faith Hill, Norah Jones, Coldplay, Nelly f/ Kelly Rowland, Ashanti, Vanessa Carlton, Dixie Chicks, Avril Lavigne, John Mayer, James Taylor (w/ Yo-Yo Ma), No Doubt; more TBA
10:00 pm WNOL 38 Showtime in Harlem Brian "Baby" Williams of Cash Money Records performs

Monday - February 24, 2003
7:45 am SHO When We Were Kings (1996) documentary on the 1974 heavyweight fight in Zaire between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman; includes an interview with singer Lloyd Price, one of the promoters of the bout
11:20 am Black Starz! Last of the Mississippi Jukes original documentary takes a poignant look at the disappearing institution of juke joints in the rural south (read more); includes performances by Louisiana natives Chris Thomas King and Bobby Rush, plus Alvin Youngblood Hart, Greg "Fingers" Taylor, and others (rerun; repeats at 5:20 pm)
5:00 pm BET 106 & Park Grammy show with performances by Brian "Baby" Williams and Clipse

Tuesday - February 25, 2003
10:30 am BET 106 & Park Grammy show with performances by Brian "Baby" Williams and Clipse (rerun)

Wednesday - February 26, 2003
7:30 pm BET How I'm Living (Car Show) BET takes viewers behind-the-scenes with guest host Brian "Baby" Williams during this "baller-style" special showcasing celebrities and their prize rides (repeats at 10:30 pm)
9:30 pm PBS All On A Mardis Gras Day documentary about black carnival traditions of New Orleans incorporates never-before-seen photos and film footage, interviews with carnival participants and classic New Orleans music to explore African-Creole carnival traditions, from colonial days through Reconstruction and Jim Crow to their continued manifestation in the 20th century. Viewers hear from the men and women who make Mardi Gras in the black community: the Indians and the Skeletons, the Baby Dolls and the Second-liners, the marching bands and flambeaux, the Kings and Queens of Zulu. They hear their songs and stories, see their costumes and dances, and uncover a unique, vibrant folk-art culture
1:00 am WYES 12 The Marsalis Family: A Jazz Celebration concert special taped August 4, 2001, at UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans featured Ellis Marsalis performing with sons Branford, Wynton, Delfeayo and Jason Marsalis, plus Harry Connick Jr. and Roland Guerin [ buy the CD ]

Thursday - February 27, 2003
8:45 am Starz! O Brother, Where Art Thou? 2000 comedy drama stars George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Chris Thomas King; the soundtrack features music by King, The Cox Family (who have a cameo role in the film), and others (repeats at 5:05 pm)
8:00 pm NBC Will & Grace ("It's The Gay Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") On Halloween, Grace allows her new beau Leo (guest star Harry Connick, Jr.) to drag her into the rustic fall countryside for a long and scary bike ride - along with a reluctant Will and his newfound friend (guest star Jason Marsden) - but she finds that she can't pretend to be the outdoorsy type just to please her man (rerun from 10/31/02; photo)

Friday - February 28, 2003
11:00 am A&E City Confidential - "Baton Rouge: Scandal on the Bayou" when an escort service owner went on trial on prostitution charges, she hoped that her well-connected clients would pull strings to keep her out of prison; but when she was convicted, there were fears that she would finally blow the whistle on the high and mighty and turn over her client list; then, she was found dead in her jail cell; though officially ruled a suicide, many thought it was murder; includes interviews with chef John Folse, blues man Tabby Thomas, and others (repeats at 5:00 pm)
7:00 pm IFC Rhyme & Reason (1997) backstage pass to the history of rap and hip hop, with Puff Daddy, Dr. Dre, Notorious B.I.G., Master P, Fugees, and dozens more (repeats at 12:45 am)
8:00 pm Cox 10 Louisiana Jukebox Encore highlights from the past season, with performances from Papa Grows Funk, Nabii na Dada and 4 Mag Nitrous (see below for Louisiana Jukebox Encore rerun schedule!)
8:00 pm FOOD A Cook's Tour "No Beads, No Bourbon Street" - Tony wants to find the New Orleans the tourists never see; He gets that … and more than he bargained for; guests include Kermit Ruffins (repeats at 11:00 pm)
10:45 pm Black Starz! Last of the Mississippi Jukes original documentary takes a poignant look at the disappearing institution of juke joints in the rural south; w/ performances by Louisiana natives Chris Thomas King and Bobby Rush, plus Alvin Youngblood Hart, Greg "Fingers" Taylor, etc. (soundtrack)


"Louisiana Jukebox Live" airs each Friday at 8:00 pm on Cox 10 in metro New Orleans. Replay times are Sundays at 10:30 pm, Tuesdays at 12:00 pm and 8:00 pm, and Thursdays at 12:00 pm and 10:30 pm. Non-cable broadcast viewers throughout New Orleans, the Northshore and parts of Mississippi can also catch the show on UPN-54 at midnight on Sundays.

"Louisiana Jukebox Live" is also rebroadcast weekly in Shreveport, LA; Opelousas, LA; Memphis, TN; and Cleveland, OH. It can also be seen on Cox Communications channel 4 in Baton Rouge on Wednesday nights at 7:00pm and Sunday nights at 11:00 pm. Beginning this season "Louisiana Jukebox Live" can also be seen on Cox Communications channel 35 in Northern Virginia (Fairfax County).

For additional information, call (504) 304-7345 ext. 1503, or visit the Louisiana Jukebox web site at LouisianaJukebox.com.


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