AXS TV is serving up a cornucopia of entertainment in a fun Thanksgiving celebration featuring Fleetwood Mac specials and a special holiday broadcast of the renowned 1961 musical “West Side Story.” The day-long programming block kicks off at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT with an informative episode of “The Big Interview with Dan Rather” as the award-winning newsman chats with Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham. Check out more details about AXS TV’s Thanksgiving Day lineup below.
Lindsey Buckingham kicks things off on “The Big Interview” at 10 a.m. ET by talking to AXS TV host and acclaimed newsman Dan Rather about his prolific career, his early collaborations with Stevie Nicks and his meeting with Mick Fleetwood that altered the course of his life. At 11 a.m. ET, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks team up in the 2012 concert film “Lindsey Buckingham with Special Guest Stevie Nicks.” You’ll hear rare stories and watch amazing performances of smash hits like “Say Goodbye” and “Never Going Back Again.”
Next, catch Stevie Nicks in her critically-acclaimed live Chicago show at 12:40 p.m. ET with “Soundstage: Stevie Nicks.” The Grammy-winning songstress will perform a huge lineup of Fleetwood Mac and solo hits including “Gold Dust Woman,” “Edge of Seventeen,” “Stand Back,” and many more.
At 1:40 p.m. ET, Sammy Hagar heads to beautiful Maui, Hawaii, to sit down with Fleetwood Mac co-founder Mick Fleetwood for some casual conversation and a smoking hot jam session in AXS TV’s dynamic original series, “Rock & Roll Road Trip presented by Mercury Insurance.” Nobody shoots the breeze with music’s biggest artists quite like the legendary Red Rocker himself. His time with Mick Fleetwood in such an idyllic setting is a RRRT episode you won’t want to miss!
At 2:10 p.m. ET, “Classic Albums” explores Fleetwood Mac’s chart-topping signature album Rumours. “Fleetwood Mac: Live in Boston” airs next at 3:10 p.m. ET. The setlist in the acclaimed concert film is packed with huge hits including “Go Your Own Way,” “Rihanoon,” and “Gypsy.” The Fleetwood Mac celebration closes at 5:15 p.m. ET with a rare Stevie Nicks live 1986 performance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, “Stevie Nicks: Rock a Little.” Peter Frampton and Mick Fleetwood appear as special guests.
Encore broadcasts of “Rock Legends: Fleetwood Mac” and “Fleetwood Mac: Live in Boston” air at 6:15 p.m. ET and 6:55 p.m. ET, respectively. Then, stay tuned for a special presentation of the original Oscar-winning 1961 musical “West Side Story” at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. Relive the magic of Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer’s captivating portrayals of two young lovers, Maria and Tony, whose love is threatened by the raging gang war between New York street gangs The Jets and The Sharks. Hear how classic soundtrack songs like “Maria,” “America” and “I Feel Pretty” paint their turbulent, romantic story. "West Side Story" is a timeless must-see classic, so be sure to tune in or set your DVR.
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