Definitive four hour documentary kicks off “Garth Week”
A&E Network’s genre-defining, Emmy Award-winning Biography franchise will premiere the two-part definitive documentary highlighting the prolific career of Garth Brooks, the best-selling solo artist of all time. Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On will premiere over two consecutive nights Sunday, November 24th and Monday, November 25th at 9 pm ET/PT on A&E. The documentary offers an intimate look into Brooks’ life as a musician, father, and man as well as the moments that have defined his decade-spanning career and seminal hit songs.
Brooks announced the premiere dates, and unveiled a very special trailer, during his weekly Facebook live series Inside Studio G: A Monday Night Conversation.
Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On chronicles Garth’s life and career from his early days playing gigs at college bars in Oklahoma and his first unsuccessful trip to Nashville to his record-breaking world tours and balancing family life with global fame. The special highlights the deeply personal journey and profound legacy of a genre-defining musical figure for the first time. In addition to exclusive interviews with Garth telling his life story for the first time, the documentary features never-before-seen interviews with Trisha Yearwood, Keith Urban, George Strait, James Taylor, friend and original bandmate Ty England, songwriter Tony Arata as well as many others from Brooks’ personal and musical family. The documentary will also showcase unprecedented access to the six-time CMA Entertainer of the Year’s current record-setting stadium tour and delve into the stories behind his seven RIAA Diamond Award-winning albums.
This extensive documentary event will anchor the network event, “Garth Week,” a celebration of the artist including extensive on-air and branded digital content with Garth, themed short form to roll-out on all platforms, a special airing of Garth’s Yankee Stadium concert premiering on November 26th at 9 pm ET/PT and more.
Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On is produced by Endeavor Content’s Non-Scripted Division and Film 45 for A&E Network. The documentary is executive produced by Michael Antinoro, Matthew Goldberg and Will Staeger, with Al Syzmanski directing and Missy Walker serving as producer. Executive producers for A&E Network are Elaine Frontain Bryant and Brad Abramson.
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Brooks also revealed the fourth stop on his Dive Bar Tour will be in Florida. Venue and details are forthcoming.
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