Long Live The King
"Peter pan of POP"
KING FOR A DAY!
Marking the one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson's death, Friday is all Jackson, all the time on TV. Such programming includes:
"The King of Pop: One Year Later" (CBS at 8 a.m.), as "The Early Show' dedicates the 8 a.m. hour to remembering the singer, and James Morrison performs "Man in the Mirror" from London.
"Michael Jackson: Life of a Superstar" (BET at 1 p.m.), the documentary that looks at his life and interviews his siblings and friends in the music industry.
"Best of Michael" (MTV at 5) counts down the Top 10 music videos chosen by fans, followed by "Michael Jackson's Influence on Music" (MTV at 6:30), which is an hour of videos from other artists inspired by Jackson.
"Michael Jackson" 30th Anniversary Celebration" (TV One at 8) airs the 2001 concert in Madison Square Garden with a performance from all the Jackson brothers.
"Michael Jackson -- The Final Days" (CNN at 8) looks into the confusion and rumors surrounding the pop star's death one year ago, and "Larry King" (CNN at 9) talks to Jackson's brothers Tito and Jermaine.
"Dateline -- Michael Jackson: A Mother's Story" (NBC at 9) airs an interview with Jackson's mother, Katherine, in which she discusses her son and grandchildren.
"20/20 -- Michael Jackson: After Life" (ABC at 9) spends two hours interviewing people close to the singer, including his makeup artists and stylists.
Friday morning, "NewsPlus with Mark Segraves" (WDCW at 7:30) hosts former D.C. Council member Vincent B. Orange Sr. (D-Ward 5) and discusses his race for council chairman, and also talks to mayoral candidate Vincent C. Gray (D).
New Disney original movie "16 Wishes" (Disney at 8) tells the story of Abby, whose 16th birthday gets a whole lot more interesting when a magic box of candles means each of her wishes comes true.
"Tavis Smiley" (WHUT at 10 p.m.) talks with Helen Mirren, whose semi-revealing pictures in New York magazine made her quite the Google trending topic this week, about all the interest in her photo shoot. "I mean honestly, what's the matter with people? It's ridiculous," Mirren tells Smiley. "It's because I'm old." The 64-year-old actress's husband, director Taylor Hackford, is also on hand to discuss the couple's latest movie.
Dominion Cab Drivers' Larry Frankel and D.C. Professional Taxicab Drivers Association's Carolyn Robinson appear on "Politics Program With Mark Plotkin" (NewsChannel 8 at 11:35).
Jay-Z and Eminem stop by "Late Show with David Letterman" (CBS at 11:35) to perform three songs on the Ed Sullivan Theater roof; plus, Jay-Z sits down for an interview, and Eminem offers a helpful Top 10 list: "Eminem Pieces of Advice for the Kids."
“ For his legions of fans, he was the Peter Pan of pop music:
the little boy who refused to grow up.
But on the verge of another attempted comeback,
he is suddenly gone, this time for good. ”
It has been a year since Michael Jackson suddenly and tragically passed away. On June 25, 2010 world celebrates his anniversary with candles and songs.
Michael Jackson passed away a year ago. It is hard to believe, but it’s true. The death of the King of Pop became a celebrity death rumor, which turned out to be true.
He died at the age of 50. Michael was pronounced dead two hours later at the UCLA medical centre. He died after he suffered cardiac arrest from a combination of drugs in his body.
For millions of people around the planet, the most memorable and heartbreaking moment of 2009 was the tragic loss of music legend - Michael Jackson.
Remembering Michael – The First Death Anniversary
Millions of fans are still mourning over the death of Michael. People don’t forget the King of Pop and one year later on June 25, 2010, they celebrate Michael Jackson’s first death anniversary.
If one wants to join celebrating Michael Jackson’s year anniversary, he or she can go to LA. All fans meet at Forest Lawn on the day of the anniversary - many of them are going to bring in hundreds of helium balloons with a note card attached. Each fan will be able to write a private message to Michael. Also, Michael’s fans will light candles and sing his songs this day.
Michael Jackson - This Is It - Directed by Spike Lee
" Thank you Michael, We Always Miss You."