Award-winning superstar Jennifer Lopez will make you want to get up and dance this New Year’s Eve when her high-energy HBO special Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again debuts simultaneously on HBO and HBO Latino, Wednesday, December 31st from 9-10:30 p.m. ET/PT. In addition, the exclusive presentation will run in a 24-hour round-the-clock marathon on HBO Zone starting at 10:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and continuing through New Year’s Day.
Other HBO playdates: January 2nd at 10:45 p.m., 4th at 4:45 p.m., 7th at 6:30 p.m., 10th at noon and 2:05 a.m.), 15th at 12:30 a.m., 18th at 10 a.m., 20th at 3:30 p.m., 23rd at 4:30 p.m. and 1:45 a.m., 26th at 5:30 p.m. and 29th at 9 a.m.
The docu-concert goes behind the scenes of Lopez’s first world tour, which visits 65 cities and five continents, travelling 100,000 miles and reaching one million fans, producing 11,250 minutes of music, and requiring 500,000 sequins and 162 wardrobe changes. Dance Again combines riveting musical performances with a raw and candid look at Lopez’s personal and professional life over a defining six-month period, when she challenges herself to go on her first world tour with her two young children in tow.
“I wanted to tell a story, to open myself up to people.”
“I wanted to tell a story, to open myself up to people,” says Lopez. “The experience was more fulfilling than I could have ever imagined. This documentary brings back so many incredible memories and I am so excited to relive the tour, and once again, share these experiences with my fans.”
The special includes intimate documentary footage and interviews with Lopez and her closest friends, who accompanied her on the road, as well as spectacular in-concert renditions of many of her biggest hits, including “Get Right,” “Love Don’t Cost a Thing,” “I’m Into You,” “Goin’ In,” “Let’s Get Loud,” “On the Floor,” “I’m Real,” “Do It Well,” “All I Have” and “Dance Again.” Lopez, who is considered one of the most famous Latina entertainers in the world, begins the tour in South America and ends in Puerto Rico, where she held her first concert 11 years earlier.
Author: Buddy Iahn
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