JASON DERULO, KIM CARNES, KENNY LOGGINS, KOOL & THE GANG, PITBULL, RAY PARKER, JR., REO SPEEDWAGON, RICK SPRINGFIELD TO PERFORM ON
THE SERIES PREMIERE OF ABC'S 'GREATEST HITS'
Arsenio Hall and Kelsea Ballerini to Host the Music Series, Premiering
Thursday, June 30 on ABC
"Greatest Hits - Episode 1" - The series premiere episode will kick off the six-week music event with chart toppers from 1980-1985, with performances by Pitbull, REO Speedwagon, Ray Parker, Jr., Jason Derulo, Kenny Loggins, Kim Carnes, Rick Springfield and Kool & The Gang. The episode will showcase some of the greatest hits from the early '80s, including a duet with REO Speedwagon and Pitbull, and a special tribute to Michael Jackson performed by Jason Derulo. Hosted by actor and comedian Arsenio Hall and country music star Kelsea Ballerini, "Greatest Hits" will air THURSDAY, JUNE 30 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
Musical performances from 1980-1985 include:
REO Speedwagon performs "Keep On Loving You" and a duet with Pitbull performing "Messin' Around"
Ray Parker Jr. - "Ghostbusters"
Jason Derulo - "Human Nature"
Kenny Loggins - "Footloose"
Kim Carnes - "Bette Davis Eyes"
Rick Springfield - "Jessie's Girl"
Kool & The Gang - "Celebration"
"Greatest Hits" is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures. Ken Ehrlich, James McKinlay and Raj Kapoor serve as executive producers and Leon Knoles directs. David Wild is writer/producer.
About AEG Ehrlich Ventures
For more than 40 years, no individual has produced more music related and non-traditional programming for television, as well as single and multi-artist and concept specials for network, cable, syndication and home video programming than Ken Ehrlich. With hundreds of hours of highly acclaimed specials to his credit, from the annual GRAMMY(R) Awards, which he has produced since 1980, to a yearly slate of award shows including five years of producing the Emmy Awards show, Ehrlich's credits are unmatched.