Billy Joel’s 100th Madison Square Garden Show Broadcast Cut Off During ‘Piano Man’, Prompting CBS Apology

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Billy Joel carries out throughout his 100th program at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2024 inNew York City

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CBS has actually formally launched a declaration on Monday (April 15) after Billy Joel’s long-awaited show unique, The 100th: Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden– The Greatest Arena Run of All Time, was removed throughout completion of Joel’s famous ballad, “Piano Man.”

In the declaration shown to Billboard, an agent for CBS clarified the mix-up, creating “A network programming timing error ended last night’s Billy Joel special approximately two minutes early in the Eastern and Central Time Zones. We apologize to Mr. Joel, his fans, our affiliated stations, and our audience whose viewing experience was interrupted during the last song. Due to the overwhelming demand from his legion of fans, BILLY JOEL: THE 100TH – LIVE AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN will be rebroadcast in its entirety on CBS on April 19th at 9:00PM ET/PT.”

According to visitors, the program was initially slated to range from 9-11 p.m. on CBS, however the network’s online protection of the Masters golf event pressed back the begin of the Joel show’s broadcasting regarding half an hour, which implied that the critical closing of the program was removed for lots of visitors to toss to the regional information. As an outcome, for lots of followers, the display went black throughout 1973’s “Piano Man.”

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Joel will certainly be back at MSG on April 26 and May 9 for 2 even more jobs at his home-away-from-home, in the past hitting the trail this summer season for a run of baseball arena jobs that go through November.



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