'Elton' 60th concert on MyNet


MyNetworkTV said Monday that it has secured exclusive rights to Elton John's 60th birthday concert in the U.S. The two-hour special, "Happy Birthday Elton," will be recorded March 25 during a live concert at New York's Madison Square Garden and will air on MyNet on April 5. The special will feature John's record-breaking 60th concert at the venue as well as celebrity interviews.

"Elton is a legendary performer, and we are thrilled give our viewers access to this sensational concert," MyNet president Greg Meidel said. The special is being produced by HST Management and Whizz Kid Entertainment. It will be directed by Emmy winner David Mallet and produced by Malcolm Gerrie, Paul Morphos and Lisa Chapman.