September 30, 2013
Best Show or Series – Music
The Doors: Mr. Mojo Risin’ - The Story of LA Woman - Smithsonian Channel
Did you know that “Mr. Mojo Risin” is an anagram for Jim Morrison? That’s just one of the interesting factoids you’ll learn in this fascinating music documentary that will hook you like a pop song. This doc, which includes incredible interviews by the surviving members of The Doors as well as rare historical footage, dissects the making of the band’s most lauded album by meticulously breaking down each song, giving us a unique glimpse into how this legendary band wrote, recorded and collaborated. Sure, there are a few obligatory rock-and-roll stories thrown into the mix. But it’s mostly a celebration of what made The Doors
one of the most iconic bands of the 20th century: The music.
2012 CMT Music Awards - CMT - Toby Keith and Kristen Bell as charming hosts. Cameos by Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Some great country music. What else could we ask for?
Coldplay Live 2012 - EPIX - This well-directed and sonically exquisite concert mash-up from Coldplay’s Mylo Xyloto world
tour doesn’t disappoint.
Fuse News - Fuse - Real music news back on TV again? Yep. And anchors Alexa Chung and Matte Babel leave no rolling stone unturned.
Love for Levon: Live - AXS TV - An impressive lineup from Joe Walsh to John Mayer played in tribute to The Band’s late drummer/singer Levon Helm—with proceeds going to keep the Woodstock barn’s concert series afloat.