Tunes On TV

Music-related TV listings for Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003.



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Bonnie RaittMONDAY, SEPT. 29

"Making the Video," MTV
Featured Artist: Pink ("Trouble")

"Monday Night Football," ABC
Featured Artists: Vic Damone, Run-DMC, John Popper, Jason Mraz

"Shortlist Prize Nomination Special," MTV2
Featured Artists: Cat Power, Bright Eyes, Sigur Ros, the Black Keys, Interpol, Cody Chesnutt, Floetry, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the Streets, Damien Rice.

"The Blues: "The Soul of a Man," PBS
Featured Artists: Marc Ribot, James Blood Ulmer, Cassandra Wilson, T-Bone Burnett, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Skip James, Garland Jeffreys, J.B. Lenoir, Los Lobos, John Mayall, Bonnie Raitt, Lou Reed, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Lucinda Williams, Vernon Reid & Masque, Chris Thomas King, Shemekia Copeland, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Eagle-Eye Cherry (directed by Wim Wenders).

"The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS
Featured Artists: New York Philharmonic, Randy Newman (also scheduled: Denzel Washington).

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC
Featured Artist: The Mavericks (also scheduled: Kevin Bacon, Quentin Tarantino).

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Howlin' WolfTUESDAY, SEPT. 30

"Experience Presented by Sony Ericsson," VH1
Featured Artists: Sugar Ray, Vertical Horizon.

"The Blues: The Road to Memphis," PBS
Featured Artists: The Coasters, Fats Domino, Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King, Little Milton, Little Richard, Sam Phillips, Bobby Rush, Hubert Sumlin, Rufus Thomas, Ike Turner, Jim Dickinson, Rosco Gordon (directed by Richard Pearce).

"The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS
Featured Artist: Dido (also scheduled: Tom Cavanagh).

"Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC
Featured Artists: Rascal Flatts (also scheduled: Carla Gugino).

"Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC
Featured Artist: Rancid (also scheduled: Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Marcil).

"Last Call With Carson Daly," NBC
Featured Artist: Nada Surf (also scheduled: Wanda Sykes).

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Muddy WatersWEDNESDAY, OCT. 1

"Total Request Live," MTVA
Featured Artist: Da Band.

"60 Minutes II," CBS
Featured Artist: Sting.

"The Blues: Warming by the Devil's Fire," PBS
Featured Artists: Ida Cox, W.C. Handy, Big Bill Broonzy, Reverend Gary Davis, Willie Dixon, Lightnin' Hopkins, Son House, Mississippi John Hurt, Bessie Smith, Victoria Spivey, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Mamie Smith (directed by Charles Burnett).

"The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS
Featured Artist: Sting.

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBD
Featured Artist: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (also scheduled: George Clooney, Molly Simms).

"Last Call With Carson Daly," NBC
Featured Artist: Stereophonics (also scheduled: Kevin James, Sugar Shane Mosely).

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Bo DiddleyTHURSDAY, OCT. 2

"Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated
Featured Artist: Jewel (also scheduled: Jim Belushi, Travis Fimmel).

"The Blues: Godfathers and Sons," PBS
Featured Artists: Mike Bloomfield, Lonnie Brooks, Paul Butterfield's Better Days, Bo Diddley, Howlin' Wolf, Sam Lay Blues Band, Magic Slim, Brownie McGhee, Pinetop Perkins, the Roots, Otis Rush, Koko Taylor, Sonny Terry, Ike Turner, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Chuck D, Common, Phil Upchurch, Gene Barge, Little Smokey Smothers (directed by Marc Levin).

"The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS
Featured Artist: R.E.M. (also scheduled: Lisa Kudrow).

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC
Featured Artists: Jon Cleary, Bonnie Raitt (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Dame Edna).

"Late Night With Conan O'Brien," NBC
Featured Artist: Staind (also scheduled: Jack Black).

"The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS
Featured Artist: Fuel (also scheduled: Val Kilmer).

"Last Call With Carson Daly," NBC
Featured Artist: Leona Naess (also scheduled: Seann William Scott, Danica Patrick).

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B.B. KingFRIDAY, OCT 3

"Today," NBC
Featured Artist: R.E.M. (also scheduled: Rob Lowe).

"A&E In Concert - Sting: Sacred Love," A&E
Featured Artist: Sting.

"CMT Crossroads," CMT
Featured Artists: Kenny Chesney, John Mellencamp.

"The Blues: Red, White and Blues," PBS
Featured Artists: Chris Barber, Jeff Beck, Big Bill Broonzy, Eric Burdon, Georgie Fame, Eric Clapton, Jon Cleary, Cream, Lonnie Donegan, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Chris Farlowe, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Jagger, Bert Jansch, Tom Jones, B.B. King, Alexis Korner, Albert Lee, Lulu, John Mayall, Brownie McGhee, Van Morrison, The Rolling Stones, Sonny Terry, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Muddy Waters, Steve Winwood, Peter Green (British), Davey Graham & Holly, Humphrey Lyttelton, George Melly (directed by Mike Figgis).

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC
Featured Artist: Elton John (also scheduled: Cedric The Entertainer).

"The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS
Featured Artist: Pete Yorn (also scheduled: Ray Romano, Rena Sofer).

"Last Call With Carson Daly," NBC
Featured Artists: Fuel, Will Hoge (also scheduled: Anthony Anderson, Molly Sims, Miss America, Kevin Brennan).

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Ray CharlesSATURDAY, OCT. 4

"VH1 TV Moments," VH1
Featured Artist: Christina Aguilera.

"CMT Most Wanted Live," CMT
Featured Artist: Keith Urban.

"John Mellencamp: The Making of Trouble No More," Trio
Featured Artist: John Mellencamp.

"The Blues: Piano Blues," PBS
Featured Artists: Dave Brubeck, Pete Jolly, Ray Charles, Jay McShann, Marcia Ball, Fats Domino, Dr. John, Henry Gray, Pinetop Perkins, Professor Longhair (directed by Clint Eastwood).

"Saturday Night Live," NBC
Featured Artist: John Mayer (hosted by Jack Black; season premiere).

"Punk Parade," Spike TV
Featured Artist: Andrew W.K.

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MonicaSUNDAY, OCT. 5

"Breakfast With the Arts," A&E
Featured Artist: Kronos Quartet.

"The E! True Hollywood Story: Courtney Love," E!
Featured Artists: Courtney Love, Hole, Nirvana.

"American Dreams," NBC
Featured Artists: Monica, Mary Wells.

"A&E's Live by Request," The Biography Channe
Featured Artist: Hall & Oates.

"Surviving Nugent," VH1
Featured Artist: Ted Nugent.

"Extreme History With Roger Daltrey," History Channel
Featured Artist: Roger Daltrey ("Surviving the Colorado River").

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