Pete Bio on TV
pkeets at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 17 17:13:44 CDT 2004
> >A&E "biography": pete townshend
>Cool, but why are they burying it in the middle of the night?
<Lets face it, Pete is NOT todays news as is the who, nobody gives a
shit except for the hardcore fan.
Who fans are few and far between, we only think/wish that the band
is number one in the public eye.
In reality they are has beens, you know it ,I know it.
We love em ..but...you're next door neighbour cares more about kylie
or some other flavour of the month.
I poked around for some info, and it looks like the train wreck with the CP
website may be what has suddenly made Pete of interest to the Biography
channel. It does appear to be a new release, as it's not listed on their
site or in their store yet. Once it's aired, I gather it will become
available on tape or DVD, but maybe we should wait to see what it's like
Here's the description from RockOnTV:
ROCKONTV guide to music on television
Episode: Pete Townshend
Network: (A&E) A&E Network
Date: Tuesday - November 30, 2004
Time: 04:00 am - 05:00 am ET
Pete Townshend, The Who
About: Pete Townshend
Life of the guitarist, singer, and songwriter for The Who best known for
his conceptual works, including "Tommy" and "Quadrophenia". After decades of
success, Pete Townshend's life was turned upside-down in 2003 when he was
accused of viewing child pornography on the Internet. Townshend claimed he
was simply conducting research for an autobiography that will address his
own abusive childhood. Police cleared Townshend of the charges, but he will
have to remain on a national sex offender registry in Britain for five
A&E's Emmy Award-winning series Biography has been called "one of
cable's true landmarks," bringing viewers a remarkable variety of profiles
of important and interesting people, represented with depth, detail, and
historical accuracy. Biography is the longest-running, single-topic
documentary series on television.
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