Dates, Guests For Elvis Costello's Spectacles Announced

Dates, Guests For Elvis Costello's <i>Spectacles</i> Announced
As we previously reported, Elvis Costello will launch Spectacles: Elvis Costello With…, his new TV show, this December. The show is executive produced by Elton John and will feature Costello in the talk show host position, interviewing a wide range of artists and other notable figures. The hour-long program will also open with Costello interpreting one of the artists' songs. The show will air on CTV in Canada and the Sundance Channel in the States.

To make it all the more exciting, the line-up for the show’s first season has been announced, and it looks like Elvis has pulled out all the stops. Kicking off with Elton John on December 3, the guests range from Lou Reed and Bill Clinton to Herbie Hancock and She & Him. Of course, in February, he’ll also welcome his wife and baby mama, Diana Krall. The full schedule is listed below.

Elvis Costello With…
12/3 Elton John
12/10 Lou Reed and Julian Schnabel
12/17 Bill Clinton
12/24 James Taylor
12/31 Tony Bennett
1/7 The Police
1/14 Rufus Wainwright
1/21 Kris Kristofferson, Rosanne Cash, Norah Jones, and John Mellencamp
1/28 Renée Fleming
2/4 Herbie Hancock
2/11 She & Him, Jenny Lewis, and Jakob Dylan
2/18 Diana Krall
2/25 Smokey Robinson

Elvis Costello’s first TV appearance