First, “Eagles: Farewell I Tour – Live from Melbourne” will air on Sunday, March 31 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The broadcast will mark the first time the special will air on television since its original 2005 premiere.
Next, the explosive 1994 cable special “The Eagles: Hell Freezes Over” will air on Sunday, May 5, also at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
Filmed at the band’s sold-out concerts in Melbourne, Australia, the first special features over three hours of beloved Eagles songs including smash hits like “Life in the Fast Lane,” “Already Gone,” “Tequila Sunrise,” “Hotel California,” “Desperado,” and much more. (See a preview clip below).
In all, the Grammy-winning group performs 29 songs across The Eagles’ six studio albums, as well as some solo tracks and new tracks in the concert special.
The second concert, “Eagles: Hell Freezes Over,” is a 1994 cable TV special which finds the band reuniting for the first time in 14 years. It was filmed at Burbank Studios in California and contains an epic career-spanning set of fan favorite songs like “Take It Easy,” “Desperado,” “Hotel California” and more.
Lucia McCalmont, VP of Programming and Scheduling at AXS TV talked about the premieres in a statement calling the group “one of the most iconic and influential bands in rock history” noting existing and new fans can both enjoy the broadcasts.
McCalmont said, “This is a great opportunity for long-time fans to fall in love with the Eagles all over again, while introducing a new generation to a band whose style and sound defined an entire era of rock n’ roll.”
Indeed, The Eagles are one of the most renowned and treasured American rock bands of all time. To date, the band has sold over 100 million records worldwide, and have scored some of music’s highest honors including winning six Grammy awards, being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and being named Kennedy Center Honorees.
As classic rock’s premiere network, The Eagles’ concert premieres are part of AXS TV’s ongoing commitment to deliver the biggest and best music-focused programming.
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