getTV To Air Black History Month Programming Featuring The Jackson 5 And More


getTV will be honoring Black History Month in February with a lineup of shows that will feature rare interviews and performances by African-American icons. Lena Horne, Richard Pryor, Ray Charles, Michael Jackson and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. are just a few that will be featured this month.

The kicks off begins on February 1 at 9 p.m. EST with “The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour” with special guests Michael Jackson at age 14, with his brothers the Jackson’s and Governor Ronald Reagan. The show originally aired January 2, 1972. The Jackson 5 performed “Lookin’ Through The Windows” and “Ben.”

The Sonny And Cher Comedy Hour – Season 2 featuring The Jackson 5 And Ronald Reagan – February 1st –  9:00 PM eastern & 12:00 AM eastern; February 5th – 2:00PM eastern; February 7th – 10:00AM eastern

(The following shows are also featured at other times throughout the month)

February 1

The Merv Griffin Show Featuring Richard Pryor, Phil Spector, And Eartha Kitt – 10:00PM/ET & 1:00AM/ET

February 15

The Bing Crosby Special Featuring Bob Hope, Diana Ross & The Supremes, And José Feliciano – 9:00PM/ET & 12:00AM/ET

The Merv Griffin Show Featuring Woody Allen, Hedy Lamarr, Moms Mabley, And Leslie Uggams – 10:00PM/ET & 1:00AM/ET

February 22

The Andy Williams Kaleidoscope Company Featuring Ray Charles, Burt Bacharach, Simon & Garfunkel, And Mama Cass –  9:00PM/ET & 12:00AM/ET

The Merv Griffin Show Featuring Aretha Franklin And George Hamilton – 10:00PM/ET & 1:00AM/ET

February 29

The Judy Garland Show – Season 1 Featuring Lena Horne And Terry-Thomas – 8:00PM/ET & 11:00PM/ET

The Dionne Warwick Special: Souled Out Featuring Burt Bacharach, Glen Campbell, And Creedence Clearwater Revival – 9:00PM/ET & 12:00AM/ET

The Merv Griffin Show Featuring Martin Luther King, Jr. And Harry Belafonte – 10:00PM/ET & 1:00AM/ET

getTV will also showcase the career of Sidney Poitier on Friday, February 19th. The tribute will start at 8 p.m. eastern with “All The Young Men,” followed by “The Bedford Incident” at 10:05 p.m. and “The Bedford Incident” at 2:40 am.

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