VH1’S BEHIND THE MUSIC RETURNS WITH BRET MICHAELS
September 1, 2009
TOP ARTISTS BRET MICHAELS, LIL WAYNE, PINK, T.I., 50 CENT, AND BOBBY BROWN AREFEATURED IN UPCOMING SERIES RETURN
“Behind The Music: Bret Michaels” Premieres Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 10PM*
Bret Michaels and his band of brothers left Pennsylvania with a rock-n-rolldream and a desire to taste the good life on L.A.’s notorious Sunset Strip. Drugs, booze, women and more women – anything and everything happened.
Adiabetic, Bret’s self indulgence took its toll, but not even collapsing onstage could slow him down. The lifestyle also cost Bret a valued romanticrelationship (he turned his heartbreak into the hit power ballad (“Every RoseHas Its Thorn”). After turning to alcohol and nearly losing his life in asevere car accident, Bret got a wake up call cleaned himself up and started asuccessful solo career and even dabbling in film production, writing andstarring in 1997’s “A Letter From Death Row.”
In 2007, he starred in his ownreality show, VH1’s “Rock of Love With Bret Michaels.” Over the course ofthree plus seasons, Bret showed fans a different side of him and once againskyrocketed into a mainstream star, completing a long and turbulent roadliving in and out of the spotlight.
Music fans can get more interview footage — not seen on-air — on VH1.com. VH1.com will launch three to four online exclusive interview clips perepisode. All exclusive clips will launch online the morning of each episode’spremiere.
“Behind The Music”
The series debuted on VH1 in August of 1997 and was originally created andproduced for VH1 by Gay Rosenthal, George Moll and Jeff Gaspin who wereresponsible for many of the channels 200+ episodes of the series.
In conjunction with the premiere of each episode, 3-4 additional interviewclips not included in the on-air version will be available on VH1.com and VH1Mobile. For more information on VH1’s “Behind The Music” visit VH1.com.
The current series is executive produced by Shelly Tatro, Brad Abramson,Stephen Mintz and Jeff Olde for VH1. Executives in charge of music talent areRick Krim and Leah Horwitz. The Bobby Brown, Bret Michaels and T.I. episodeswere executive produced by Mark Ford and Kevin Lopez for Creature Films.