AXS TV has proudly acquired renowned U.K. interview series “The Ronnie Wood Show” and the U.S. TV debut broadcast will air on July 11. Hosted by legendary Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, the series takes viewers behind-the-scenes of Wood’s award-winning radio show and into the studio where he plays some of his favorite songs, shares stories that helped shape his iconic music career and interviews and jams with some of the biggest superstars in music history.
“The Ronnie Wood Show” launches in the U.S. with special guest Sir Paul McCartney. AXS TV will air two back-to-back episodes every week at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT, with encore broadcasts each Sunday at the same times.
Grammy-winning Beatles frontman Paul McCartney reflects on his unparalleled music legacy in the one-hour series opener before performing an impressive set list of songs which spanned his six-decade-plus career. The pair of famous rockers discuss classic songs which influenced them both including Chuck Berry’s “Little Queenie” and “God Only Knows” which is McCartney’s favorite Beach Boys song.
Other notable “The Ronnie Wood Show” guests are as follows:
July 18 – Alice Cooper - 8 p.m. ET
July 18 – Ian McLagan (Wood’s Faces bandmate) – 8:30 p.m. ET
July 25 – Guns N’ Roses axeman Slash – 8 p.m. ET
July 25 – Kelly Jones (Stereophonics) – 8:30 p.m. ET
Aug. 1 – Mark Ronson – 8 p.m. ET
Aug. 1 – Bobby Gillespie (Primal Scream) – 8:30 p.m. ET
Aug. 8 – Mick Hucknall (Wood’s Faces bandmate) – 8 p.m. ET
Aug. 8 – Steve Cropper (guitarist) – 8:30 p.m. ET
Aug. 15 – Pattie Boyd (Wood’s former flame) – 8 p.m. ET
Aug. 15 – Toots Hibbert (Wood’s close friend) – 8:30 p.m. ET
“Ronnie Wood is truly one of the most enduring figures in rock and roll,” said Evan Haiman, vice president of music programming and production, AXS TV in a press statement. “Not only has he helped create some of the greatest songs of all time, he’s also experienced—firsthand—some of the most important moments in music. In this series, he shares these priceless memories with viewers, inviting some of his famous friends along for the ride as he guides us all on the ultimate trip down memory lane.”
AXS TV has an explosive summer programming lineup including a Sunday Night Rocks premiere of a spectacular concert special starring Carlos Santana with “Santana Live At The 1982 US Festival” on June 10 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. Other highlights include the July 1 return of AXS TV’s dynamic original countdown series “The Top Ten Revealed,” which is hosted and executive-produced by Katie Daryl. Daryl leads viewers on a fan-voted countdown of the best “Songs About Sex,” “Songs of ’73,” and “One Hit Wonders.” TTTR guests include Dee Snider, Lita Ford, Eddie Money and more and airs at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
Also on July 1, music guru, Eddie Trunk launches a new AXS TV series “TrunkFest” in which viewers follow Trunk around to different music festivals including the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally where he hooks up with George Thorogood and motorcycle stuntman Doug Danger. He also heads to the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience where he chats with Tom Morello, Taylor Hawkins and Chuck D and several more exciting destinations.
Finally, AXS TV kicks off eight unforgettable concert events every week at 10 p.m. ET, beginning July 1. Ronnie Wood and The Rolling Stones epic 2016 performance in “Havana Moon: The Rolling Stones Live In Cuba” airs first. The rest of the schedule is below:
July 8 – “Paul McCartney – Rockshow”
July 15 – “Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute to Charlie Daniels
July 22 – “Guns N’ Roses Live From The O2”
July 29 – “Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot Osaka Rocka! Live in Japan!”
Aug. 5 – “Twisted Sister – Bang Your Head Festival”
Aug. 12 – “Meat Loaf – Guilty Pleasure Tour”
Aug. 19 – “Joe Bonamassa: Live From Albert Hall”
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