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Television Appearances 1997

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November, 1997

TV November 1, 18:30, Gente de Expressao, Bandeirantes, Brazil new 
Bruna Lombardi will interview David Bowie on this Brazilian show

TV November 1, 15:00, GQ Man of the Year Awards, VH1, USA new Link
VH1 showed a 2 hour edited version of the GQ Awards show which featured four of Bowie's songs from the concert, Fashion, I'm Afraid Of Americans, Little Wonder and Moonage Daydream

October, 1997

TV October 14, 22:00, 10-Spot, MTV USA, USA new Link
Bowie will play a 1 hour live concert on MTV's 10 Spot (at 10 p.m. Eastern Time).

September, 1997

TV September 24, 19:00, Adrienne Clarkson Presents, CBC, Canada new 
Bowie is listed to appear on the season premiere of Adrienne Clarkson Presents...

August, 1997

TV August 2, 20:00, Midtyfns Special, Viva, Germany new Link
Germany station VIVA will show clips from the Midtyfns Festival, including (reportedly) some from Bowie's performance.

July, 1997

TV July 10, Rock Paris, Canal+, France new 
Canal+ broadcast 3 songs from the Paris concert. Songs were Battle for Britain, Looking for Satellites and Hallo Spaceboy

May, 1997

TV May 1, ZTV News, ZTV, Sweden new 
Bowie was interviewed by Per Sinding Larsen, talking about his upcoming appearance at the Lollipop Festival. In addition to his discussion of no more "No old hits" policy and talk of 2. Contamination, he also was asked about Eno's appearance at the Birthday Bash. Bowie said that since Eno hardly makes stage appearances, he didn't even bother to invite him. He also talked about the Hansa studio in Germany, and how its best recording room has been turned into a cafeteria. Information from Micke Weichbrodt

April, 1997

TV April 25, Top Of The Pops, BBC, UK new 
Bowie and band appeared on BBC Top Of The Pops. They performed Dead Man Walking with Bowie wearing his Union Jack coat, leather pants and collarless shirt. Information from Steve Lowe.

TV April 18, Jack Docherty Show, Channel 5, UK new Link
David appeared on the Jack Docherty Show in the UK. He performed both Dead Man Walking (acoustic) and Scary Monsters (rock).

TV April 11, In Concert, ABC, USA new 
ABC In Concert showed a clip of interviews with the "special guests" at the 50th Birthday Bash, plus the full performance of I'm Afraid Of Americans from the show.

TV April 10, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, USA new Link
David appeared on the Late Night with Conan O'Brien show on NBC. He performed an acoustic version of Dead Man Walking with Reeves Gabrels on accompanying guitar, and then at the end of the show performed I'm Afraid Of Americans with the full band. In between, he had an interview with Conan.

TV April 4, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, USA new Link
Bowie was the guest musical performer on David Letterman's Late Show. Bowie performed Dead Man Walking.

March, 1997

TV March 8, 21:00, David Bowie and Friends -, Pay Per View, USA new Link
The video of David's 50th birthday benefit concert was first televised on pay-per-view on March 8 at 9 p.m. Entitled "David Bowie and Friends - A Very Special Birthday Concert", the broadcast lasted 2 hours and 17 minutes with all profits going to Save The Children.

TV March 3, Rosie O'Donnell Show, ABC, USA new Link
David made an appearance on the Rosie O'Donnell talk show. He sang acoustically China Girl but changed the words to "Rosie Girl", while bass-player Gail-Ann Dorsey filmed it with a handheld camcorder. Iman came out and joined them, and then Bowie performed Seven Years In Tibet with the whole band. In an interview in Guitar Player, it was noted that the band also performed Dead Man Walking and Scary Monsters, but these were not broadcast and were saved for later in the season.

February, 1997

TV February 22, Wetten, dass...?, ZDF TV, Germany new Link
The German television station ZDF held a game-show called "Wetten, dass...?" (Translation: You bet!), for which David was the guest.

TV February 19, San Remo Festival, TV RAI1, Italy new Link
Bowie appeared on Italy's TV RAI1 from the San Remo Festival where he played Little Wonder.

TV February 18, 20:00, National News, Channel 2, France new 
Bowie was the guest of the National News on France 2 television

TV February 17, 19:30, Nulle Part Ailleurs, Canal Plus, France new 
Bowie was the special guest on the Canal Plus channel program "Nulle Part Ailleurs". Bowie performed Telling Lies and Little Wonder, and had a long interview. He also performed Scary Monsters, but this was not broadcast.

TV February 12, Showbiz Today, CNN, USA new Link
CNN's Showbiz Today and various other entertainment type programs had television reports on Bowie's receiving his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

TV February 11, Geschmacksache, VIVA 2, Germany new Link
The German television station VIVA2 (sort of the German equivalent of VH-1) had Bowie as a guest on their Geschmacksache program.

TV February 11, Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, USA new Link
David was the third guest on Jay Leno's Tonight Show.

TV February 8, Saturday Night Live, NBC, USA new Link
David Bowie was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live with Neve Campbell

January, 1997

TV January 31, Une rencontre avec David Bowie, Canal Plus, France new 
Bowie appeared in a one hour interview on French channel Canal Plus.

TV January 8, 00:00, An Earthling at 50, ITV , UK new 
ITV showed an exclusive birthday interview from New York with Bowie (titled An Earthling at 50), looking back over Bowie's career.

TV January 4, 22:00, Changes50Bowie, BBC2, UK new 
BBC2 broadcast a new interview from director Alan Yentob with Bowie to celebrate his 50th birthday

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