The Promise: The Making of ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town,’ Debuts October 7 on HBO
via press release:
THE PROMISE: THE MAKING OF “DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN,”
INSIDER DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE CREATION OF
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN’S FOURTH ALBUM, DEBUTS OCT. 7 ON HBO
THE PROMISE: THE MAKING OF “DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN,” an in-the-studio look at the recording of Bruce Springsteen’s 1978 album, will debut THURSDAY, OCT. 7 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
Other HBO playdates: Oct. 12 (3:30 p.m., 12:30 a.m.), 16 (11:30 p.m.), 21 (10:30 a.m., 1:55 a.m.), 24 (5:00 p.m.) and 30 (2:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Oct. 8 (8:00 p.m.), 10 (3:30 p.m., 12:20 a.m.), 13 (4:55 a.m.) and 18 (9:30 p.m.)
THE PROMISE: THE MAKING OF “DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN” goes into the studio with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band for the recording of their fourth album. Grammy- and Emmy-winning filmmaker Thom Zimny has collaborated with Springsteen on this documentary, gaining access to never before seen footage shot from 1976 to 1978, capturing home rehearsals and recording sessions that reveal Springsteen’s creative process at work.
Seen on HBO last November in “The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert,” Bruce Springsteen’s other HBO appearances include 2009’s “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial” and the 2001 concert special “Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.”