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AXS TV’s April 2020 Programming Highlights Featuring Season Premieres of ‘The Big Interview’ with Dan Rather, ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar’ and More

AXS TV’s April 2020 Programming Highlights:

  • CONCERT PREMIERES – Jeddah World Fest with Janet Jackson, Liam Payne, Future, Tyga & more (April 5); and The Best of Farm Aid 2019 with Willie Nelson, Dave Mathews, Neil Young & John Mellencamp (April 12).
  • NEW SERIES – Live From Daryl’s House – AXS TV acquires 14 popular episodes of rock legend Daryl Hall’s hit music series Live From Daryl’s House making its network debut Sunday, April 19 at 9 pm ET. Highlighted episodes include intimate jam sessions with CeeLo Green (April 19) and Jason Mraz (April 26).
  • SEASON PREMIERE – The Big Interview with Dan Rather returns for an eighth season Wednesdays at 8 pm ET with hour-long conversations featuring Huey Lewis (April 15), Blondie’s Debbie Harry (April 22) and Don Felder formerly of the Eagles (April 29).
  • SEASON PREMIERE – The Top Ten Revealed returns for season three premiering Sunday, April 19 at 8 pm ET with new rock star experts including Mark McGrath, Carnie Wilson and Wes Scantlin. Topics this month include Rockin’ ROCK Titles (April 19) and Epic Songs of ’74 (April 26).
  • SEASON PREMIERE – Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar is back for a fifth season of premiering Sunday, April 19 at 8:30 pm ET. This month, Hagar travels to Las Vegas with Def Leppard and Shaquille O’Neal (April 19), and his hometown of Fontana, CA with Rob Thomas (April 26).
  • NEW EPISODES – IMPACT! – High-flying action and hard-hitting drama every takes place every Tuesday night at 8 pm ET as a roster of world-class wrestlers enter the squared circle on the global hit flagship series from IMPACT Wrestling.


AXS TV’s acclaimed celebrity sit-down series The Big Interview with Dan Rather returns for its eighth season with new episodes featuring candid conversations with entertainment icons Huey Lewis, Debbie Harry, Don Felder and more.

  • April 15 – Season Premiere – Huey Lewis – Charismatic rocker Huey Lewis sits down with Dan Rather to talk about his many hits, his struggle with hearing loss and the uncertain future of his music career.
  • April 22 – Debbie Harry – Rock and style icon Debbie Harry chats with Dan Rather about her groundbreaking career extending back to her time as the frontwoman of Blondie.
  • April 29 – Don Felder – Dan Rather chats with Don Felder about his legendary career with the Eagles and his thoughts on music today.


Find out which beloved songs and artists make the list as AXS TV’s popular music countdown series The Top Ten Revealed  returns for season three. All-new episodes feature new experts including Mark McGrath, Carnie Wilson and Wes Scantlin, alongside host Katie Daryl and returning favorites Sebastian Bach, Lita Ford, Randy Jackson, Dee Snider, Barry Williams and more.

  • April 19 – Season Premiere – “Rockin’ ROCK Titles” – The best songs featuring “rock” in their title, highlighting tracks from Def Leppard, Scorpions, Twisted Sister and more. Guests include Mark McGrath, Dee Snider and Steve Stevens
  • April 26 – “Epic Songs of ‘74” – Ranking epic songs that peaked in 1974. Guests included Carnie Wilson, Mark McGrath and Sebastian Bach.


AXS TV’s popular music interview series Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar returns for its fifth season with six all-new episodes featuring conversations and jam sessions with Def Leppard, Shaquille O’Neal, Brian May, Joe Walsh, Big & Rich, Ted Nugent & more.

  • April 19 – Season Premiere – “Viva Def Vegas” – The new season kicks off with a stop in Las Vegas where rock superstar Sammy Hagar checks in on his world-famous eatery The Cabo Wabo Cantina, and receives the key to the city. After that, Hagar sits down with Shaquille O’Neal at the Laker great’s Big Chicken restaurant, and closes out the day with a jam session with metal pioneers Def Leppard during their residency at Planet Hollywood.
  • April 26 – “Homecoming” – Sammy Hagar visits his hometown of Fontana, CA, where he catches up with GRAMMY® winner Rob Thomas and the duo take the stage to deliver a powerhouse performance of Thomas’ mega-hit “Smooth” in front of a roaring crowd.


AXS TV has acquired 14 episodes of the award-winning music series Live From Daryl’s House—making its network debut on Sunday, April 19. Live From Daryl’s House was created in 2007 by Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer Daryl Hall—one-half of the chart-topping duo Hall & Oates—who wanted a creative refuge from the grind of touring where he and his talented friends could hangout and rock out in a relaxed atmosphere.

  • April 19 – Season Premiere –Singer/songwriter/performer CeeLo Green
  • April 26 – Folk music hero Jason Mraz

CONCERT PREMIERES – Sundays at 9 pm ET


  • April 5 – Jeddah World Fest – AXS TV presents the U.S. premiere of the Jeddah World Fest, featuring Janet Jackson, Liam Payne, Future, Tyga and Steve Aoki. Originally filmed live at the landmark King Abdullah International Stadium in North Of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on July 18, 2019, the Jeddah World Fest made history as the kingdom’s first-ever global live music festival.
  • April 12 – The Best of Farm Aid 2019 – AXS TV celebrates the best of Farm Aid 2019 with a special two-and-a-half-hour concert event. Highlights Include Bonnie Raitt’s performance of “Devil Got My Woman”—previously unseen in the original AXS TV broadcast, as well as sets by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Tanya Tucker, Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real.

IMPACT! – Tuesdays at 8 pm ET

IMPACT! is the global hit flagship series from IMPACT Wrestling, one of the world’s largest wrestling entertainment properties. Premiering new episodes every Tuesday night,  IMPACT features an action-packed line-up of high stakes matches headlined by some of the biggest wrestling stars in the world.

The talented roster of athletes includes groundbreaking IMPACT World Champion Tessa Blanchard, X-Division Champion Ace Austin, newly crowned Knockouts Champion Jordynne Grace, Tag Team Champions The North (Ethan Page & Josh Alexander), former champions Sami Callihan & Taya Valkyrie, UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock & more.

About AXS TV

AXS TV is a leading music, entertainment, sports and lifestyle U.S. cable network controlled by Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc., and originally founded by entrepreneur Mark Cuban. The network is currently available in 50 million homes and on digital platforms, including Philo, Sling TV and AT&T TV NOW. AXS TV’s programming appeals to an impassioned fanbase, delivering eclectic content in a wide variety of areas including music performances, celebrity interviews, documentaries, pop culture, combat sports, and professional wrestling. The channel is the home of IMPACT Wrestling, one of the world’s largest entertainment properties, and the English-language broadcasts of the top Hispanic MMA promotion Combate Americas; as well as original programming featuring legendary newsman Dan Rather and music icon Sammy Hagar, among many others.  For a list of providers and territories, visit axs.tv/subscribe. For more information, see www.axs.tv, or follow the network on FacebookTwitterYouTube and Instagram. Press information is available at axstvmediacenter.com.