Friday, November 15, 2013

CBS To Air Special On the Beatles

The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's U.S. debut performance on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, will air Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 from 8-10 p.m. ET/PT, the network announced Thursday.

According to THR, the special will be taped the day after the Grammys on Monday, Jan. 27, the special will also highlight the legacy of the seven-time Grammy-winning group.

Though though no names were announced, CBS says that "today's top artists" will cover songs performed by The Beatles while appearing on Ed Sullivan Show, as well as other songs throughout the group's career. Various presenters will also highlight the impact -- musical, cultural and historical -- of the group and their TV appearance, which drew 74 million viewers.

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