Elvis may have been the King of Rock & Roll, but Sam Phillips may have been one of its Founding Fathers – he brought Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis (among others) to the public’s Attention.
Phillips is the central figure in CMT’s new drama, Sun Records – the story of how a rebellious new music grew and flourished during the early days of the civil rights movement.
Sun Records premieres on Thursday, February 23rd (10/9C).
During the early days of the civil rights movement, Sam Phillips and his Sun Records birthed rock & roll – introducing the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash to the world.
CMT series Sun Records follows Phillips (Chad Michael Murray) and Sun Records as they change the course of music history – fueled by the era’s political change and social unrest.
Sun Records premieres on February 23rd. Check out the trailer after the break.
Marvel’s Agent Carter (Tuesdays, 8/7C) provided ABC with a ratings increase that led to the network scheduling an encore broadcast of its two-hour premiere. In the next episode, Time & Tide, a crucial piece of evidence discovered in the final seconds of the premiere will lead to a confrontation between SSR agents and Howard Stark’s butler, Edwin Jarvis – and Agent Carter.
For a sneak peek (just to ratchet up the tension a bit), check out a new teaser clip after the jump.
Marvel’s Agent Carter is getting a double-sized premiere. When the ABC bridge between the Fall and Winter runs of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premieres on Tuesday, January 6 (8/7C), it will be with back-to-back episodes leading into a new episode of Forever.
Starting on Monday, May 11th, the folks at the CW Network are getting out their fancy Clothes as two of their hit series get ready to go to the prom and one prepares for a wedding!
The festivities start on Monday May 11th at 8PM EST in a Gossip Girl episode titled, Valley Girl. Blair (Leighton Meester) and Nate (Chace Crawford) attend prom together, but run into interference from Chuck (Ed Westwick) and the evening goes decidedly awry for them. While things are not working out as planned for Blair and Nate, Lily Rhodes has a flashback to the 80s where her seventeen year old self (Brittany Snow) has been kicked out of boarding school and runs away to Los Angeles where she hooks up with her parents, Rick (Andrew McCarthy) and Cece (guest star Cynthia Watros, "Lost"), and sister, Carol (Krysten Ritter). Special musical guest is the 80’s group No Doubt who are appearing in the episode as ‘Snowed Out’ and will be debuting their cover of Adam Ant’s Stand and Deliver.
At 9PM EST, One Tree Hill in an episode titled Forever and Almost Always, Peyton (Hilarie Burton) and Lucas’ (Chad Michael Murray) wedding day has finally arrived and surprise guests attend. Haley (Bethany Joy Galeotti) plays an unexpected role in the ceremony while Nathan (James Lafferty) hopes to be called up to the NBA. Skills (Antwon Tanner) keeps Jamie (Jackson Brundage) on a short leash, and Brooke (Sophia Bush) does the same with Nick Lachey (appearing as himself).
On Tuesday May 12th at 9PM EST 90210 is going to the prom as well. In an episode titled Zero Tolerance, Students at West Beverly prepare to go all out for the prom, Annie (Shenae Grimes), Adrianna (Jessica Lowndes), Naomi (AnnaLynn McCord), and Silver(Jessica Stroup) set out to get glam up by shopping for the perfect gowns and visiting a famous hair stylist.