A+E Networks’ upcoming special, “Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America,” will air across more than 135 territories internationally, the company announced Monday.
Airing on Nov. 20 in the U.S. across A+E’s portfolio of networks — A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime, H2, LMN and FYI — as well as on iHeartMedia broadcast radio stations and the iHeartRadio digital platform, the concert will feature performances from Zac Brown Band, Eric Church, Jamie Foxx, Rhiannon Giddens, Tori Kelly, John Legend, Miguel, Pink, Jill Scott, Ed Sheeran, Sia, Bruce Springsteen, Sting and Pharrell Williams, among others. The special will include a series of duets “focused on creating reconciliation and positive change across communities around the world,” according to a network release.
“Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America” is produced by Ken Ehrlich Productions in conjunction with A+E Networks and iHeartMedia. “Shining a Light: Conversations on Race in America” is produced by Lincoln Square Productions and Ken Ehrlich Productions in conjunction with A&E Network. For Ken Ehrlich Productions, EPs are Ken Ehrlich and Rac Clark, with Renato Basile producing. David Wild and Phil Gallo will write, while Leon Knoles will direct. Jeanmarie Condon is senior exec producer for Lincoln Square Productions, with Roxanna Sherwood serving as EP. A+E Networks exec producers are Paul Buccieri, Rob Sharenow, Elaine Frontain Bryant, Shelly Tatro and Dan Silberman.