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Mark Cuban to Host Five-Week Series on AXS TV

'AXS TV Concerts Hosted by Mark Cuban' Premieres on Thursday, August 11

AXS TV has announced a five-week series, “AXS TV Concerts Hosted by Mark Cuban,” premiering with The Monkees on Thursday, August 11, at 9 p.m. ET. The series will air every Thursday through September 8 and will feature live performances by five legendary bands curated by AXS TV founder Mark Cuban. Each live performance will be 90-minutes long, with a repeat at 11:30 pm ET.

The scoop: Filmed live at the state-of-the-art The Bomb Factory venue in Dallas, TX, “AXS TV Concerts Hosted by Mark Cuban” will shine the spotlight on some of the most beloved bands as they blaze through their biggest hits in an intimate setting. The upcoming roster also features fan-favorite disco sextet Village People (August 18); high energy rocker Bret Michaels (August 25); iconic dance music “Shake Your Booty” and “Get Down Tonight” hit-makers KC and The Sunshine Band (September 1); and rock super group Bad Company (September 8).

“With this exclusive series, I wanted to craft a fun live concert event, giving viewers the best seat in the house to experience these legendary acts,” said Mark Cuban, AXS TV founder and CEO. “From disco and funk to classics and metal, there’s truly something here for everyone to enjoy, as we send summer out on a high note with some of the most beloved anthems of all-time.”

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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