getTV pays tribute to legendary, Grammy-winning pop superstar Sir Tom Jones with a trio of classic guest appearances on “The Sonny & Cher Show,” the “Mac Davis: Sounds Like Home” special with Dolly Parton and Donna Summer and “The Merv Griffin Show.” The nostalgic two-night television event starts on Sunday, March 26 on getTV.
The “Get Lost in TV” block begins with “The Merv Griffin Show” on March 26 at 11 p.m. ET/10C, followed by “The Sonny & Cher Show” on Monday, March 27 at 9 p.m. ET/8C and ends with the star-studded “Mac Davis: Sounds Like Home” special at 10 p.m. ET/9C. These classic episodes of critically-acclaimed variety shows are fascinating and fun for music fans across many generations. Tom Jones fans will especially enjoy a triple dose of their favorite iconic Welsh singer in these rare, magnificent performances.
“The Merv Griffin Show” spanned three decades and won an impressive 11 Daytime Emmy Awards. Tom Jones sits down with the charismatic host, Merv Griffin, in this 1980 episode to discuss his prolific career, his high-profile friendship with the late, great King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley and much more. The episode also features Jones performing some of his biggest songs.
Next, Jones makes a memorable 1976 appearance on “The Sonny & Cher Show." He performs a duet with Cher and participates in several hilarious skits throughout the one-hour installment. Fans of both Cher and Jones will undoubtedly treasure some great shared moments between the two legendary artists.
Finally, Jones appears in an all-star lineup of iconic artists who made great contributions to the music industry in the “Mac Davis: Sounds Like Home” special. Country music superstar Dolly Parton, late, great disco queen Donna Summer and late comedic genius George Carlin are some of the guests who join Mac Davis and Tom Jones in the variety hour. You can catch a preview clip of their moving gospel medley in the attached video.
Tom Jones is a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter who is loved by fans around the globe, across multiple generations. He won a Golden Globe Award for his own “This Is Tom Jones” 1970 TV special. His career has spanned more than five decades and in 2006, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his outstanding services to music. Jones' most recent studio album, Long Lost Suitcase, is the 41st of his career and was released in 2015.