NBC to air Madonna tour in November

MUMBAI: NBC will airMadonna: The Confessions Tour Live.

This is a two-hour special and will air in November 2006.The special will be taped this summer at Wembley Stadium in London, UK during the pop icon's worldwide sold-out 25-city Confessions Tour and marks the first time that NBC will air a concert of Madonna.

NBC Entertainment president Kevin Reilly says, "Madonna is one of the greatest artists of our time and never fails to generate excitement. We think this is going to be a big event for television."

The concert special will feature songs from the artist's recent multi-platinum Warner Bros. Records release "Confessions On A Dance Floor," which debuted at No. 1 in 29 countries and has sold over eight million copies around the globe. The broadcast will also include some of Madonna's greatest hits from her career.

The broadcaster has also struck a deal for the sitcom Nobody's Watching. The pilot episode has been downloaded 600,000 times on youtube. The show's concept centers on Derek and Will, two young television addicts from Ohio who are frustrated with the dreadful state of television programming.

As a result, they decide to become the subjects of a reality show when a major network gives them the opportunity to create their own sitcom. Unaware that the network executives are manipulating and recording their every word and move, the two continue their crusade to develop what they hope will be great television.

The pilot for the series had been lying virtually dormant since last eyar until it became available on several weeks ago. It attracted a good fan base.

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