Sky Arts has ordered Johnson and Knopfler’s Music Legends (6×60”) from Something’ Else.

AC/DC singer, Brian Johnson and Dire Straits singer and guitarist, Mark Knopfler will be joined by guests including Sir Tom Jones, Nile Rodgers, Cyndi Lauper, Sam Fender and Emmylou Harris to share stories from their own careers and discuss the tracks that shaped them as musicians and fans.

Phil Edgar Jones, Director of Sky Arts said “When two rock and roll legends open up their address books it turns out they are full of other legends and we are thrilled to be bringing this revealing and utterly charming series to the small screen; an hour in their company with the likes of Tom Jones, Carlos Santanta, Cyndi Lauper, Sam Fender and Emmylou Harris is a very special treat”.

Johnson and Knopfler’s Music Legends (6×60) was commissioned by Phil Edgar-Jones, Director of Sky Arts and Entertainment for Zai Bennett, Managing Director of Content for Sky UK and Ireland. The Commissioning Editor for Sky is Barbara Lee.

The series is produced by Somethin’ Else TV, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. Ian Sharpe serves as Executive Producer.


Jon Creamer

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