FREDDIE MERCURY: THE FINAL ACT – Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 8pm on CW50
CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF FREDDIE MERCURY – FREDDIE MERCURY: THE FINAL ACT showcases the extraordinary final chapter of Freddie Mercury’s life and how, after his death from AIDS, Queen staged one of the biggest concerts in history—the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert at Wembley Stadium—to celebrate his life and challenge the prejudices around HIV/AIDS.READ MORE: What Is The Best Sunscreen For Me? Environmental Working Group Releases Annual Guide
Featuring new interviews with Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen, the documentary features extensive footage from the concert and behind-the-scenes rehearsals, including performances by Elton John, George Michael, David Bowie, Annie Lennox, and more.READ MORE: Parole Denied For Don Miller Who Killed 4 Women In Lansing In The 1970s
The film also hears directly from those who performed at the epic gig, including Roger Daltrey (The Who), Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Lisa Stansfield, and Paul Young, as well as the concert’s promoter, Harvey Goldsmith.
A Rogan Productions film for BBC, FREDDIE MERCURY: THE FINAL ACT is directed by James Rogan (“1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything,” “Uprising”) and produced by Dan Hall. BBC Studios is distributing internationally.MORE NEWS: Michigan Court Seeks More From Whitmer About Abortion Ban Challenge
The CW original airdate 4/20/2022.