via press release:
‘MILEY CYRUS: BANGERZ TOUR’ TAKES THE STAGE FOR NBC ON SUNDAY, JULY 6 AT 9 P.M.
Two-Hour Concert Special Goes Backstage and Examines What Makes the Music Star Such a Global Phenomenon
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — June 26, 2014 — Starring the world-renown recording artist in an unprecedented behind-the-scenes concert special, NBC is set to air the two-hour “Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour” on Sunday, July 6 from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT.
The special will focus on Cyrus’ concerts from the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain and MEO Arena in Lisbon, Portugal.
“There are few recording artists with the global success achieved by Miley Cyrus,” said Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Late Night Programming, NBC Entertainment. “This unique special will offer an exclusive peek on how she engages with her crew and fans at one of her hugely popular concerts.”
Cyrus’ most recent album, “Bangerz,” was released in October and, like her previous albums, has become a huge hit and is certified platinum. Her single from the album, “Wrecking Ball,” reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Cyrus is a multi-faceted entertainer with record-breaking success in film, television and music. She is a multiplatinum recording artist and has sold more than 12 million albums and 20 million tracks in the U.S. alone.
“Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour” will be produced by Done and Dusted and directed by Diane Martel and Russell Thomas. Executive producers are Miley Cyrus, Hamish Hamilton, Ian Stewart, Simon Pizey, Tish Cyrus, Larry Rudolph, Adam Leber, Melissa Ruderman and Bill Sobel.
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