King of Pop Michael Jackson was the King of television Friday night (October 27th) as reports indicate his CBS Halloween special, ‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween,’ reigned over ratings and scored yet another win for the network in the process.
‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween’ is an animated, reimagined take on the pop icon’s magnum opus, ‘Thriller.’ Featuring the voices of Jim Parsons, Christine Baranski, Alan Cumming, Lucy Liu, and more, the made-for-TV flick soared onto small screens Friday night and – in the process – knocked the competition out of the park. Coming in as the #1 rated non-sports related program of the night for its time slot, the special helped lead CBS to an all around win.
On October 27th, the 2nd Annual Costume For A Cause Event was held ay Hayvenhurst in Encino, California. The event was presented by Dee Dee Jackson Foundation, Heal Los Angeles and TLK Fusion. Taj Jackson, Taryll Jackson, TJ Jackson, Prince Jackson, Paris Jackson, Austin Brown, Genevieve Jackson, many more family members, friends and many celebrities attended the event to raise funds for charity. Visit our Facebook page for photos of the event.
Janet Jackson and Randy Jackson visited their childhood home in Gary, Indiana, and talked with local high school students. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that the Jacksons made the visit Friday, a day after Janet Jackson’s concert in the Chicago area. Janet Jackson told students at Roosevelt High School that she started crying when she saw the small house. She said, “me and my family are so blessed. I’m so thankful.” Janet Jackson said she was 8-years-old the last time she was in Gary. The Jackson family moved out of the industrial city about 30 miles (50 kilometers) southwest of Chicago after the Jackson 5 recorded their first album in 1969, when Janet Jackson was a toddler. Janet also told students she misses performing with her siblings.
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Tito Jackson will embark on a major world tour with a the Memphis B.B. King's Blues Band, they announced Wednesday they would be teaming up. Tito will go on a world tour with the B.B. King's Blues Band, but first the band must begin rehearsals. Those rehearsals will take place in Memphis. “Memphis will be making history as these two music greats come together," one of the band's promoters said. Tito said he didn't get a chance to go on a blues tour until 2000, but he said he's always had a love for blues and always idolized B.B. King. "I've always been a blues player...BB King was my hero when I was just a young man--maybe 7 or 8 years old," Jackson said. "To be a person that can play with B.B. King's band, I'm deeply honored."
THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL JACKSON AND SONY MUSIC INVITE YOU TO CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF MICHAEL JACKSON SCREAM - Join the party on October 24 and celebrate the SCREAM album at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Los Angeles! Experience a special Halloween-inspired screening featuring the rarely seen full-length version of “Ghosts” and the all-new “Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D,” followed by a special after party with Steve Aoki in the DJ booth! RSVP is limited to one person only, non-transferable, and only US legal residents are eligible. Limited capacity offer only valid while tickets last. Void where prohibited. Travel / transportation not included.
An unexpected, magical adventure in the animated special Michael Jackson's Halloween airs on Friday, October 27 at 8/7c on CBS.
'The Jacksons: Legacy' is the first ever official book on the the Royal Family of Pop. This major volume reveals the untold, unseen and utterly unforgettable story behind the legend that is the Jacksons. Four specially commissioned chapters deftly weave together an unprecedented 12 days’ worth of exclusive interviews with the brothers, recounted in their own words, with contributions from key players throughout their careers. The compelling tale unfolds from their childhood days living at 2300 Jackson Street in Gary, Indiana, through the years signed to Motown as the Jackson 5, their radical move to Epic as The Jacksons, the blossoming of their solo careers, the dizzying successes of the Victory tour, and right up to the present day. Published to coincide with their 50th anniversary, 'The Jacksons: Legacy' is the definitive behind-the-scenes chronicle of the Jacksons’ lives and careers, celebrating 50 years of one of the greatest acts of all time. The historic book release is available in English, French, Spanish and German in all great bookstores (US/CAN: OCT 24) & online.
12 October 2017
Size: 27.7 x 21.6cm ISBN: 9780500519639 Over 1000 illustrations
On Tuesday 10 October 2017, International Mental Health Day, at 7 p.m. UK time Tito Jackson and dancers flashmobbed King's Cross station in London, England performing "Get It Baby". The dancers that teamed up with Tito are supported by Julian Campbell Foundation which aims improve the lives of young people through early intervention/promotion of mental health in educational establishments, such as schools, colleges, universities by providing practical and emotional support to them and their families through befriending and mentoring service in a person-centred way. Share your videos or photos if you were at the Flash mob with the hashtag #TitoTime.
The largest Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat published a special about Jermaine Jackson's daughter Autumn and her husband Narinder Singh about their bond, businesses & more. The newspaper's special on Autumn & "Nape" print publication contains ten pages and the online version can be read here. Trailer and video courtesy of Helsingin Sanomat.