It doesn’t need to be a “Blue Christmas” this year: NBC is readied to commemorate Elvis Presley with the upcoming online songs unique Christmas at Graceland, exec generated by Elvis’ granddaughter Riley Keough, Billboard can specifically reveal.
The unique will certainly broadcast Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC as well as will certainly be simulcast on Peacock.
“My family and I are elated to open the doors to Graceland in this first-of-its-kind special,” claimed Christmas at Graceland EP Keough; the Daisy Jones & The Six starlet is the child of Lisa Marie Presley, that passed away in January at age 54. “With intimate musical performances drawing inspiration from my grandfather Elvis’s cherished Christmases in Memphis, viewers will be invited to experience firsthand the magic that is Christmas at Graceland.”
According to a news release, Christmas at Graceland — which will certainly broadcast instantly after NBC’s Christmas in Rockefeller Center on Nov. 29 (8 p.m. ET/PT) — will certainly “feature music’s biggest stars celebrating the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, his music and his favorite time of year, in an unprecedented holiday special live from his iconic home, Graceland.”
Performers will certainly be revealed more detailed to the air day.
“To celebrate the holidays at Graceland, and be a part of the King’s legacy, is both an honor and absolute dream come true,” claimed Jen Neal, executive vice head of state, online occasions as well as specials, NBCUniversal Media Group. “We thank Riley and her family for allowing all of us to visit her grandfather’s iconic home and share an intimate musical experience that Elvis would’ve truly loved.”
Presley has a fabulous directory of Christmas songs, with 2 appeal the 2011-launched Holiday 100 tracks graph: “Blue Christmas,” which came to a head at No. 11 in 2013, as well as “Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane),” which struck No. 22 in 2015. His cd It’s Christmas Time (a 1985 reissue of Presley’s 1957 launch Elvis’ Christmas Album) gotten to No. 2 on Top Holiday Albums in 2015 — his highest-charting task on the tally; it additionally came to a head at No. 2 on the Top Country Albums graph in 2018.
Christmas at Graceland will certainly be generated by Done + Dusted, Authentic Studios as well as Felix Culpa, a manufacturing firm co-founded by Keough as well as Gina Gammell. Executive manufacturers from Done + Dusted are Raj Kapoor, Katy Mullan as well as Ian Stewart. Colin Smeeton, Matthew Gross as well as Marc Rosen will certainly function as executive manufacturers in support of Authentic Studios. Felix Culpa’s Keough as well as Gammell will certainly additionally executive generate together with Graceland’s Joel Weinshanker. Done + Dusted’s Patrick Menton will certainly co-executive fruit and vegetables.