Biographical miniseries chronicling the rise of American music icon Elvis Presley from his high school years to his international superstardom.
Elvis is a short-lived American TV series about the early life of Elvis Presley. The show aired ten episodes on ABC in 1990 before its cancellation due to low ratings. These ten episodes, along with three unaired episodes, were edited into a four-hour mini-series titled Elvis: The Early Years. The series starred Michael St. Gerard as Presley, Jesse Dabson, Blake Gibbons, Millie Perkins, and Billy "Green" Bush. Elvis voice-impersonator Ronnie McDowell provided the singing voice for St. Gerard on the series. St. Gerard had played Presley twice before, in the 1989 films Great Balls of Fire! and Heart of Dixie; and once again after this series, in a 1993 episode of Quantum Leap. Millie Perkins starred as the real Elvis's love interest in the 1961 film, Wild in the Country, here she plays his mother. Matt Dillon and Scott Valentine were the first two choices for the role of Elvis. Michael St. Gerard's audition was a line read, and him lip syncing to "Baby, Let's Play House". He was flown to Memphis the next day to start filming. He refused to wear blue contacts for the role.
Renowned film critic and television/radio personality Elvis Mitchell interviews various actors and directors to find out what has influenced them and the films they made.
The story of Elvis Presley the musical artist, a comprehensive creative journey from his childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.
Naked Elvis was a late-night British television quiz show on Channel 4, hosted by Tania Strecker. Two teams of students would answer general knowledge questions. There was a scoremaster dressed as Elvis Presley, who would remove one item of clothing between each round until he was naked.
Elvis and Slick Monty is an Emmy-winning television series which aired on NTTV from 2004 to 2006.
Follow renowned journalist Elvis Mitchell as he travels with A-list filmmakers and actors to places of inspiration around the world with unprecedented access, exploring how each location shaped their work and identity.
Intimate interviews between host Elvis Costello and various musical guests intertwined with performances by Costello, the guests, and duets between the two.
Lil' Elvis and the Truckstoppers is a French-Australian animated series produced by the ABC. The story follows a group of children and their adventures in outback Australia. The title character of the series is "Lil' Elvis". The opening sequence and music reveal that he was thrown out of a Gold Cadillac in a guitar case, hinting that he is the illegitimate child of Elvis Presley. He is raised by foster parents, Grace and Len, who are fervent fans of Elvis Presley. Lil' Elvis is musically talented, singing and playing the guitar and his foster mother is convinced he is the son of Elvis Presley. Lil' Elvis and his two friends, Lionel and Janet, form the band "The Truckstoppers", and the series follows their adventures in the outback town Little Memphis/Wanapoo. Lionel is an Indigenous Australian who plays the didgeridoo, and has a penchant for exclaiming "deadly". Janet is a beret wearing Asian Australian girl who plays the drums. The Truckstoppers recurring enemy is the businessman W.C. Moore, who wants to become their manager to exploit them commercially, turning Lil' Memphis into a tourist attraction. he is also obsessed with finding deposits of the mysterious mineral Berkonium. He has a Berkonium marble, which he uses to beat children at the game of marbles, their major recreational activity. He also frequently electrically zaps his hapless limousine driver.
Where's Elvis This Week? was a short-lived, half-hour, weekly comedy television program hosted by Jon Stewart that aired on Sunday nights in the United Kingdom on BBC Two. It was filmed at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City and featured a set of panelists—two from the United Kingdom, and two from the United States. The panelists discussed news items and cultural issues. It premiered in the UK on 6 October 1996, and five episodes aired in total. Notable panelists included Dave Chappelle, Eddie Izzard, Phil Jupitus, Nora Ephron, Craig Kilborn, Christopher Hitchens, Armando Iannucci and Norm Macdonald.