Channel 4 Unveils Strong Musical Schedule

This week, Channel 4 unveiled plans for a strong line up of pre-Christmas music specials; featuring acts such as Ed Sheeran, Florence + The Machine, JLS, Olly Murs, Snow Patrol and The Saturdays.

Sheeran performs his debut album ‘+’;, in Ed Sheeran Live at Shepherds Bush Empire. Also recorded live is Florence + The Machine: The Ceremonial Live from Hackney Empire. There are also Album Chart Show specials for Murs, JLS and The Saturdays.

During November, C4 will air Professor Green Unseen; a reality series featuring the rapper as he builds up to the release of his second album. There”s also SBTV: From Bedroom to Boardroom, a series charting the rise of online youth broadcaster SBTV; and InputOutput, a new music series hosted by Mighty Boosh star Rich Fulcher, will feature two up and coming bands each week from December.

Live from Abbey Road returns for a new series. Also returning is T4 Stars of 2011, a music event hosted at London’;s Earls Court. In addition, A Very Cee Lo Christmas (w/t) is a one-off filmed in the UK.

Commenting, Head of T4 and Music, Neil McCallum, said, “We’;re delighted to be mirroring the record industry”s busy release schedule, with specials and series that reflect many of this autumn”s key releases. Our commitment to delivering first class access to some of 2011′;s hottest stars, with their own, dedicated standalone programmes will provide our viewers with some fantastic music television.”

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